Now in Our 17th Year
April 2014 - This Month
Vatican thriller: The sudden death of Pope John Paul I in 1978 throws the Vatican in crisis in The Last Confession.
High notes: A mysterious Irish building contractor wants to sing like a famous operatic tenor in The Gigli Concert.
Circle of Life: The lions never sleep in the return of the breathtaking musical spectacle The Lion King
The Best of Everything: A good marriage, an apartment in Paris, and a doctor without borders, a young couple seem to have it all until one fateful day in Belleville.
Spotlight: Actor Christine Horne on Belleville.
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 Dixon; Nicole Underhay at the Shaw Festival in Major Barbara.
Shaw Festival Previews now on line
Stratford Festival Previews now online
Openings: April 21 to 28, 2014. Abigail's Party at Theatre Passe Muraille; Dance: Bboyism at the Enwave Theatre; Cold Comfort at the Tarragon Near Studio; Drunk Enough to Say I Love You at The Downstage; A God in Need of Help at the Tarragon Theatre Mainspace; In His Name at the Array Space; The Last Confession at the Royal Alexandra Theatre; The Memo at Unit 102 Theatre; Myth of Europa at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre; Of Human Bondage at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts: Persée at the Elgin Theatre; Les Précieuses ridicules (The Precious Young Ladies) at the Berkeley St. Theatre; Roberto Devereux at the Four Seasons Centre; Ottawa: My Brilliant Divorce at The Gladstone; See Previews.
Photo: by Cylla Von Tiedemann. Gregory Prest and Michelle Monteith in Of Human Bondage.
Reviews: Trudeau and the FLQ at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts; The Gigli Concert at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts; Cock at the Theatre Centre; Elegies: A Song Cycle at the Daniels Spectrum; New Jerusalem at the Toronto Centre for the Arts; Lungs & Marry Me a Little at the Tarragon Theatre; Arrabal at the Panasonic Theatre;The Norman Conquests at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts; London, ON: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Grand Theatre, reviewed by Ric Wellwood. See Reviews.