Theatre Asylum's Fornes x 2 .

Review: FORNES x 2, Dark Tales and Small Quarters

What can a trip to Kensington, down an alley and descending into a hidden, multi-roomed, underground space get you? An inside look at two very unique, and immersive one-act plays by Theatre Asylum, who present you with FORNES x 2.
Burning Man 2015. TheSceneinTO.com

3 Tips for First-Time Burning Man Participants

After reading about Burning Man and watching YouTube videos, you decided to participate this year. You've heard tales of how weirdly wonderful and even overwhelming the experience can be, so you want to be prepared. To have as much fun as possible and to survive your seven days at Burning Man, check out the following three tips:
John Relyea as Duke Bluebeard and Ekaterina Gubanova as Judith in the Canadian Opera Company production of Bluebeard’s Castle, 2015. Conductor Johannes Debus, director Robert Lepage, revival director François Racine, set and costume designer Michael Levine, and lighting designer Robert Thomson. Photo: Michael Cooper Michael Cooper Photographic

Blood at the Opera: Bluebeard’s Castle and Erwartung

At the end of the night, what is clear, is that this Bluebeard’s Castle and Erwartung will creep through your psyche and remain there for days. Like Judith, we find ourselves simultaneously repulsed and intrigued, but we must see these disturbing tales through to their abysmal ends.
Renato Girolami as Doctor Bartolo and Joshua Hopkins as Figaro in the Canadian Opera Company production of The Barber of Seville, 2015. Conductor Rory Macdonald, director Joan Font, set and costume designer Joan Guillén, choreographer Xevi Dorca and lighting designer Albert Faura. Photo: Michael Cooper

Review: The Barber of Seville

I’m tempted to surmise that the music of Rossini's comic masterpiece The Barber of Seville is unparalleled in successfully penetrating pop-culture. Musically it’s vintage, memorable, tuneful and full of character.