“I’m curious to see what you make of all this”: Dalal Badr illuminates the “enigmatic” and densely-layered Kiss

If you have an aversion to unease, Guillermo Calderón’s Kiss is not the play for you. Currently receiving its Canadian premiere in a co-production by Theatre Smash, ARC and Canadian Stage, Kiss was a commission by German theatre company Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus in 2014. It is the first play written in English by the Chilean-born US-based […]


Actor Emilio Vieira dreaming it and doing it in two completely different Shakespeare worlds

If you’re a Toronto resident, nothing says summer like watching Shakespeare under the stars in High Park. Since last year, Canadian Stage’s Shakespeare in High Park (SiHP) has presented a repertory of Shakespearean plays: a comedy and tragedy alternating nightly through July and August, with members of the acting company playing different roles in each […]