Now in Our Sixteenth Year
May 2013 - This Month
Picking a Winner: Gangsters, Gamblers and one idyllic Doll, the Shaw Festival opens its season with Broadway's musical fable Guys and Dolls.
Star Crossed Lovers: Stolen bliss, wrenching separation and tragic twists of fate, The Stratford Festival presents the ultimate love story, Romeo and Juliet.
Fan Frenzy: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre offers a distinctly queer perspective on the cultural phenomenon of Lady Gaga in Of a Monstrous Child: A Gaga Musical.
The Last Meow: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s much-loved musical Cats returns to Toronto with an all-Canadian cast and a multimedia design.
New Review: Our Betters at the Shaw Festival
Banner Photo Credits: L to R: Welcome clown: The Green Bird from Cirque du Soleil's La Nouba; Mary Walsh in Dancing with Rage at the Panasonic Theatre; Robert Markus in Tommy at the Stratford Festival. Photo by Don Dixonl; Nicole Underhay at the Shaw Festival in Major Barbara.
Openings: May 20 to 27. Kamp (Camp) at the Enwave Theatre; Kim's Convenience at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts; Mame at the York Woods Library Theatre; Dance: Rodin at the Sony Centre; SoulOTheatre Festival at the Red Sand Castle Theatre; The 13th Annual rock.paper.sistahz Festival at the Artscape Wychwood Barns. See Previews.
Photo: from Kamp, part of World Stage at Harbourfront's Enwave Theatre.
Reviews: The Golden Mean (Live) at the Bluma Appel Theatre; Falsettos at the Daniels Spectrum; carried away on the crest of a wave at the Tarragon Theatre; The War of 1812 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts; The Wizard of Oz at the Ed Mirvish Theatre; Ottawa: In the Next Rooom or the vibrator play at the Gladstone Theatre; Big Mama: The Story of Willie Mae Thornton at the National Arts Centre; London, Ontario: Dance Legends at the Grand Theatre; London, Ontario: The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby at the London Convention Centre Theatre; See Reviews.
Shaw Festival Reviews: Major Barbara and Our Betters at the Royal George Theatre. See Shaw