Crow’s Theatre’s “Fifteen Dogs”

Streetcar Crow’s Nest’s Guloin theatre has been transformed into the streets and parks of Toronto for their production of Fifteen Dogs. Adapted and directed by Marie Farsi and based on the novel of the same name by André Alexis, Fifteen Dogs was everything I had hoped it would be and then some. Featuring phenomenal actors…

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ARC Theatre Company’s “MARTYR”

ARC Theatre Company is currently presenting MARTYR by Marius Von Mayenburg and translated by Maja Zade. Directed by Rob Kempson, MARTYR tells a poignant story about finding the balance between science and religion in the modern world. With an impressive cast and unique staging, MARTYR is a great production to welcome you back to the…

Plexus Polaire’s “Moby Dick”

The Harbourfront Centre’s Fleck Dance Theatre is currently home to a whaling ship and her crew with a stellar production of Moby Dick. Based on the classic novel by Herman Melville, this incredible production uses projection, music, actors, and larger-than-life puppets to bring this tale to life. A Plexus Polaire production being co-presented with Why Not Theatre,…

Icarus Theatre’s “Lobby Hero”

A new company in Toronto’s theatre scene, Icarus Theatre is currently presenting their first full-length play Lobby Hero at the Alumnae Theatre. Written by Kenneth Lonergan and directed by co-founder of Icarus Theatre Liam Eric Dawson, Lobby Hero is definitely an interesting play to tackle for their first show. With a small cast of morally…

Crow’s Theatre’s “Red Velvet”

Since their season announcement, I’ve been looking forward to seeing Red Velvet at Crow’s Theatre and it certainly did not disappoint. Written by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Cherissa Richards, Red Velvet looks at the astounding career of Ira Aldridge, the first Black man to play Othello in London. Featuring an absolutely stellar cast, Red…

Tarragon Theatre’s “Post-Democracy”

Tarragon Theatre is currently presenting Hannah Moscovitch’s latest play, Post-Democracy. Directed by Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu, this provocative, poignant work is a sobering look at the world’s most elite citizens and what gets hidden behind boardroom doors. With a stellar cast and an intriguing script, Post-Democracy is not to be missed.             The set design for…