Interview with Christopher Morris, The Runner: “As we slide further down the path of political and social division,… we need to champion those who put human decency above tribalism, while knowing full well the consequences they’ll face.”
Interview with Rachel Aberle: “In The Code I didn’t want any villains. I wanted to write a new story, about a nice guy who … doesn’t get what he wants [and] what he does with that disappointment and frustration.” THE CODE at YPT Nov 27-Dec 14, 2018
Writing about Middletown, currently running at Crow’s Theatre, is an exercise in purposeful circumspection. Written by Pulitzer-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno, and as directed by Meg Roe, it is an unusual experience: immersive, evocative and affecting. Much detail beyond that could only spoil the experience. Prior to being approached by the artistic […]
“I feel that in this play but really feel in the world right now, with everything that’s happening, we have forgotten the simple but powerful idea that we’re all responsible for each other.” Interview with Sarah Kitz, Director of Ellie Moon’s sophomore play WHAT I CALL HER, on stage at Crow’s Theatre
Scott Sneddon’s review of Caryl Churchill’s ESCAPED ALONE, co-produced by Soulpepper and Necessary Angel Theatre and directed by Jennifer Tarver, on stage until November 25.
Our interview with Catherine Fitch and Andrea Wasserman about the world premiere of George F. Walker’s HER INSIDE LIFE, presented as a double bill with KILL THE POOR, part of the Parkdale Palace Trilogy.
Our interview with Director David Eden about ‘Dancing at Lughnasa,’ the Brian Friel classic that launches the Toronto Irish Players’ 43rd theatre season, on stage at Alumnae Theatre.
What’s preoccupying our teenage girls? Sarah DeLappe’s Pulitzer-Prize-nominated 2016 play The Wolves, which opens The Howland Company and Crow’s Theatre season, suggests that we remain woefully unaware of (or oblivious to) the range of answers to this question. “Yes, these teens talk about school, and sex, and growing up, and pimples….,” agrees Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster, […]
The things we do for love. According to La seconde surprise de l’amour (The Second Surprise of Love), the path to love is paved with machinations, and any scheme will do. Subterfuge, stratagems and seduction take centre stage in this sparkling 18th-Century comedy by Pierre de Marivaux, which launches Théâtre Français de Toronto’s new season, […]
Scarborough Players has launched its 60th anniversary season with Michael Frayn’s uproarious romp, NOISES OFF, directed by Harvey Levkoe.