Actor on stage in suit sitting down with arms stretched out, Nicole Billon Iceland, Factory Theatre, Toronto, Ontario

Theatre Review: Iceland

Never judge a book by its cover, a play by its name, or the main characters by their roles, because you just never know. You never know why they think or do the things they do. You just don’t know. Nicolas B...
Martin Sherman Bent, Nathaniel Bacon and Ryan G. Hinds on stage, Hart House, Toronto, Ontario

Theatre Review: Bent

Bent, Martin Sherman’s haunting 1979 play, looks at the persecution of gays in Nazi, Germany.   The original London production starred Ian McKellan.  This must have been risqué theater at the time, when mos...
Liza Paul and Bahia Watson Pomme is French for Apple, promo poster, The Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Ontario

Theatre Review: pomme is french for apple

Pomme is French for apple, is a bold and honest play. Playing at The Young Centre for the Performing Arts, it is also daring and provocative. Adult subject matter coloured with profanity, it is not neces...
Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park, cast on stage at the Panasonic Theatre Toronto, Ontario

Theatre Review: Clybourne Park

There is a reason Clybourne Park won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize.   Bruce Norris’ look at race, relationships and real estate is smart, funny, and thought provoking.  This piece drew me in immediately and never...