Soulpepper Theatre’s “Bad Parent”

Ins Choi brings his insightful new play Bad Parent home to Toronto’s Soulpepper Theatre to start its rolling world premiere. Bad Parent, directed by Meg Roe, takes a hard look at the lives of Norah and Charles after the birth of their son, Mountain. Through the use of frequent moments of direct address, Norah and…

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…

Soulpepper’s “Pipeline”

Kicking off Soulepper’s 25th season is the Canadian premiere of Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau.  Directed by Soulpepper’s Artistic Director Weyni Megesha, Pipeline delves into the harsh reality of the School-to-Prison Pipeline through the eyes of a mother’s love and the sacrifices she’s willing to make to ensure her son doesn’t become another statistic. The set…