Beauty and the Beast might be a tale as old as time; however, on Sat, Oct 27, 2018, it gets a bold and novel retelling. We chatted with CosParty AD Tess Barao about this unique event to benefit the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
When it comes to annual springtime freebies, what continues to be the best-kept secret in town? Free Comic Book Day, of course. Yes, it’s true… each year, the first Saturday in May is the day when major and minor comic book publishers alike (including Marvel, DC Comics, Image, Dark Horse, Archie and many, many more) create […]
Voices³: Tanya Tagaq + Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory is at once a traditional, contemporary and futuristic performance — and a phenomenal pairing. What seems certain is a powerful, challenging and unique experience.
In Conversation with dancer-choreographer Christopher House about TDT’s 50th anniversary program, GLASS FIELDS, which re-presents his 1983 Glass Houses and 5 diverse new choreographies inspired by it
Hart House Theatre has just launched its final play of the season, TITUS ANDRONICUS, with David Mackett as Titus. Director James Wallis promises a “bloody good time”. And beneath the blood, guts and gore lie themes & tough questions that still resonate.
One Thing Leads to Another. the award-winning immersive, multisensory show for babies, launches YPT’s season, providing proof that children can engage, respond and be enthralled by theatre in infancy.
Yep, we’ve decided. We’re going to pass on the usual treacly Valentine’s Day songs this year that get relentless airplay on FM airwaves. So what to listen to instead? We sought the reliable opinion of Richard Simon, an educator, lover of classic rock and commendium of pop musicology. Here are our recommendations of underplayed decades-spanning […]
Travelling to Salem, Massachusetts (where The Crucible is set) is a bit like journeying back to the year 1692. Not just because this small town never got rid of its supernatural mythos—but because the town retains an affection for (and features a bustling tourist industry centered on) the infamous “witch trials” of that year. About […]
Bad Hats Theatre’s reimagined Peter Pan is flying out of breweries and into the Michael Young Theatre as a part of the annual Soulpepper Family Festival. This version, interpreted by Bad Hats Co-Artistic Director Fiona Sauder (who also plays the title role) and Reanne Spitzer, is captivating audiences of all ages. From development to breweries to […]
How do you bring new ideas to a familiar text as old as time, that has been told in multiple blockbuster iterations? If the Young People’s Theatre‘s (YPT) new production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is any indication, you put it in the hands of director Allen MacInnis and his diverse team. And you […]