Scott Sneddon on IPHIGENIA AND THE FURIES (ON TAURIAN LAND): “This inventive and intense work provides an audience-friendly lesson in Greek myth and Greek theatre, conjures a fantastical narrative realized by strong performances,…and surprises with laughter and insight”
How much is too much? Marie Barlizo’s LUCKY draws on the true story of Jennifer Pan to explore the effects of extreme parental expectations on the children of Asian immigrants.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL by The Three Ships Collective, with support from Soup Can theatre, is of uniformly high quality, and the impact of its intimate setting is a revelation.
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.