In Diane Flack’s latest production, “Guilt: A Love Story,” currently captivating audiences at Toronto’s esteemed Tarragon Theatre, she weaves a poignant narrative that transcends the boundaries of conventional storytelling. Drawing inspiration from her own life experiences, Flack takes audiences on an intimate and emotionally charged journey through the complexities of love and remorse.

The play, which premiered to much anticipation, has garnered widespread acclaim from critics and audiences alike. With its honest portrayal of guilt and its effects on relationships, “Guilt: A Love Story” transcends the boundaries of traditional theatre, offering a deeply personal and introspective experience.

At the heart of the production is Flack’s masterful use of the stage. Throughout the performance, she seamlessly transitions between various settings and characters, utilizing the entire space to draw the audience into her world. Whether she’s pacing the stage with restless energy or sitting in quiet contemplation, Flack’s physicality adds an extra layer of depth to her storytelling, drawing the audience ever closer into her world.

Flack’s performance is nothing short of extraordinary. With a deft combination of wit, vulnerability, and raw honesty, she effortlessly navigates the complexities of her character’s inner turmoil. Critics have praised Flack’s fearless exploration of guilt and its impact on relationships, as well as her ability to infuse the performance with humor and humanity. The production has been hailed as a tour-de-force of solo theatre, showcasing Flack’s immense talent as both a writer and performer.

But it’s not just Flack’s performance that shines – her writing is equally compelling. From moments of heart-wrenching vulnerability to flashes of razor-sharp wit, Flack’s script is a testament to her skill as a storyteller. Through her fearless honesty and raw vulnerability, Diane Flack invites audiences to confront their own demons and embrace the transformative power of self-acceptance. With its compelling storytelling and powerhouse performance, “Guilt: A Love Story” is a must-see theatrical experience that will linger in the hearts and minds of audiences long after the final curtain falls.

Written  and performed by Diane Flacks Directed by Alisa Palmer, the production runs in the Mainspace February 6 – March 3, 2024.

Single Tickets range from $15 – $65 and can be purchased online at, or by phone at 416-531-1827. Discounts are available for students, groups and arts workers. Contact the box office for more information.

Rush tickets are sold for $25, by phone, in person or online via starting 3 hours before the performance. Rush tickets are subject to availability.

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