Tiffany Tregarthen and Jonathon Young in Betroffenheit. Photo by Michael Slobodian.

Betroffenheit Review

Young and Pite have created something unique and extraordinary in Betroffenheit. In other hands, this piece may have felt suffocating, but these artists were able to explore immense suffering and anguish, and balance it with beauty and hope. Theatre like this is a rarity, I am so glad I was able to witness it.
Canadian Stage Kiss & Cry. Photo by Paul Lampert

Canadian Stage Kiss & Cry Review

Kiss & Cry, created by choreographer Michèle Anne De Mey and filmmaker Jaco Van Dormael (who also directs the show), had a very short run at Canadian Stage and will be followed by an equally short run of th...
Lisa Ryder and Hrothgar Mathews in Helen Lawrence. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre Review: Helen Lawrence

Crystal Balint and Allan Louis in Helen Lawrence.  The aesthetics of Helen Lawrence reminded me of a Canadian Stage production from a few seasons ago, Tear the Curtain.  Both incorporated the film ...

inTO: Outdoor Theatre

Outdoor Theatre in Toronto is one of the best things about summer in the city The outdoor theatre for Shakespeare in High Park is a wonderful place to pack a picnic and relax. It’s summer time, and with ...
The company of London Road, on stage now at the Bluma Appel Theatre

Theatre Review: London Road

This scene, the creation of a garden on stage, is one of the most visually striking moments in London Road I have seen a lot of theatre in my life, so I find that I am rarely surprised; Canadian Stage’s pro...