Now in Our 18th Year
October 2015 - This Month
Sherlock Holmes takes theatregoers on a heart-stopping adventure through the opium dens, the muddy docklands and the gritty backstreets of London. See Previews.
Trio: Canadian Stage opens its season with the internationally acclaimed production of the Beckett Trilogy starring the incomparable Lisa Dwan.
Aqua Vitae: An environmental crisis in a city's water supply pits brother against brother and becomes a political football in the Tarragon Theatre's remounting of its 2014 hit, An Enemy of the People.
The Canadian Opera Company opens its 2015/2016 season with Giuseppe Verdi’s dazzling La Traviata. This operatic classic returns to the COC stage in a lush new production about a doomed courtesan in 1850's Paris.
Banner Photo Credits: L to R: Welcome Clown: The Green Bird from Cirque du Soleil's La Nouba; Ben Carlson in The Taming of the Shrew at the Stratford Festival; Tara Rosling in You Never Can Tell at the Shaw Festival; ; Kawa Ada in Accidental Death of an Anarchist for the Soulpepper Theatre Company.
Openings: Oct. 5 to Oct. 12, 2015. Huff at the Daniels Spectrum Theatre; La Traviata at the Four Seasons Centre; They Say He Fell at Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace; Montreal: Province at the Centaur Theatre; Montreal: State of Denial at the Segal Studio. See Previews.
Photo: Cliff Cardinal in Huff at the Daniels Spectrum Theatre.
Reviews: Upside Downton at the Panasonic Theatre; Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World at The Box Toronto; Happy Place at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts; Spiegelworld's Empire; Kinky Boots (Extended to Dec. 20) at the Royal Alexandra Theatre; Ottawa: The Norman Conquests at The Gladstone Theatre; London, ON: Hello Dolly at the Grand Theatre. See Reviews.
Shaw 2015 Festival Reviews: Sweet Charity, You Never Can Tell; The Lady from the Sea;The Twelve Pound Look; Pygmalion; The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. See Shaw
Stratford 2015 Reviews: Hamlet; The Diary of Anne Frank; The Sound of Music; Carousel; The Taming of the Shrew; Pericles; Oedipus Rex; Love's Labour Lost; The Alchemist; The Last Wife. Feature: The Stratford Perth Museum and its new travelling exhibit “Anne Frank – A History for Today”. See Stratford.