Factory Theatre’s “The Waltz”

The next world premiere from Factory Theatre’s season is The Waltz, written by Marie Beath Badian and directed by Nina Lee Aquino. A sequel to her 2018 work Prairie Nurse, audiences now get to experience the next generation as they talk about their parents, the past, and how that’s shaping their lives in the present.…

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Tarragon Theatre’s “Cockroach”

Tarragon Theatre is starting it’s 2022/23 season off with a total hit! Cockroach, written by Ho Ka Kei (Jeff Ho) and directed by Artistic Director Mike Payette, chronicles the inner life of a young man as he experiences a very traumatic event. This funny, moving, and poignant work is the kind of powerful theatre we…

Soulpepper’s “Queen Goneril” and “King Lear”

Soulpepper theatre is offering a unique experience for audiences at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the heart of the historic Distillery District. They’re currently producing Erin Shields’ Queen Goneril (directed by Soulpepper’s Artistic Director Weyni Mengesha), a prequel to Shakespeare’s classic King Lear (directed by Kim Collier). While both plays could easily…

Sky Gilbert’s “Who’s Afraid of Titus?”

In the latest workshop of his adaptation of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, Sky Gilbert gives us a sexy tale of revenge entitled Who’s Afraid of Titus? Performed at the Red Sandcastle Theatre, Who’s Afraid of Titus is certainly for adult audiences only, but you’ll have a killer time!             I have to applaud Gilbert not just…

Canadian Stage’s “As You Like It”

It truly was a Dream in High Park for the opening of Canadian Stage’s As You Like It. Directed by Anand Rajaram, this visually stunning production is infused with all of the whimsy and magic befitting Shakespeare’s famed forest. This is certainly a production the whole family will love and you simply must experience it…

Toronto Fringe Festival – July 6th

What an absolute joy to take part in the opening day of the Toronto Fringe Festival’s 2022 season! I was able to catch two shows this evening and they were both delightful! Juliet: A Revenge Comedy             All the way from Vancouver, BC is Juliet: A Revenge Comedy. This laugh-out-loud comedy features Shakespeare’s Juliet and…