Now in Our 17th Year
September 2014 - This Month
House of Blues: Theatre Passe Muraille opens its season with Life, Death and The Blues, a multimedia canvas that explores the power, passion and meaning of the blues.
Wicked sisters: When Glenda the Good meets the Wicked Witch, Oz will never be the same.
Canadian Icon: Prodigy, Performer, Perfectionist and Puritan, four actors get into the skin of Canada's musical genius Glenn Gould in Glenn.
King and Country: The British Royal Marines and a ragtag group of convicted petty thieves, murders and convicts forge a new land in Australia - and discover each other, in Our Country's Good.
Banner Photo Credits: L to R: Welcome Clown: The Green Bird from Cirque du Soleil's La Nouba; Tom McCamus in King John at the Stratford Festival. Photo by Don Dixon; Deborah Hay in Cabaret at the Stratford Festival. Photo by Emily Cooper; Troy Adams in Angels in America at the Soulpepper Theatre. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann;.
Spotlight: Diane Flacks on playwriting, people and the best of the week with Freda and Jem. See Previews.
Openings: Sept. 29 to Oct. 5, 2014. Birth at the Campbell House Museum; Falstaff at the Four Seasons Centre; Julie Madly Deeply and The Boy With Tape on His Face at the Panasonic Centre; Kiss & Cry at the Bluma Appel Theatre; Life, Death and, the Blues at Theatre Passe Muraille; We Walk Among You at the Tarragon Extra Space; Ottawa: Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Gladstone. See Previews.
Photo: from We Walk Among You at the Tarragon Theatre Extra Space.
Reviews: Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities at The Portlands; Wicked at the Ed Mirvish Theatre; Monday Nights at The Theatre Centre; Glenn at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts; Tartuffe at the Young Centre for the Performings Arts; A Tender Thing at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts; Ottawa: ON: The Boy in the Moon at the Irving Greenberg Theatre; Ganonoque, ON: The Ugly One at The Thousand Islands Playhouse. See Reviews.
Shaw Festival Reviews: When We Are Married; The Philadelphia Story; Arms and the Man; The Charity That Began at Home; Cabaret; The Philanderer; A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur; The Sea
Stratford Festival Reviews: King Lear, King John, Alice Through the Looking-Glass; The Musicals: Crazy for You and Man of La Mancha; Mother Courage and Her Children.