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The new year is upon us and with it comes a fresh crop of Toronto shows. From east to west, this season's lineup spans the city and boasts genres to suit almost every taste. Here, we round up some of the most promising productions to watch in January and February:

Royal watchers have plenty of fare about the life of Queen Elizabeth II to choose from these days. From Netflix’s brilliant new series The Crown (written by Peter Morgan who also wrote the Academy Award-winning film The Queen), to the BBC's 2016 documentary...

Crow's Theatre opened the doors to their new space Streetcar Crowsnest at 345 Carlaw Avenue earlier this month and the east end couldn't be more ready. Audiences have flooded there since to check out the new local arts hub and to catch the season opener...

Toronto audiences have a chance to see Roundabout Theatre's terrific production of Kander and Ebb's Cabaret for a limited engagement at the Princess of Wales Theatre this week. Originally directed by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall in 1993, this provocative revival is fun...

Coal Mine Theatre's current production of Tracy Letts' Superior Donuts, a 2008 play (now a CBS television series) about the American Dream, is especially poignant in light of the tumultuous social and...

Sandra Shamas' latest show The Big What Now? marks her 30th anniversary as a solo performer, and the seventh piece in the series of her life. She first produced My Boyfriend's Back and There's Gonna Be Laundry in 1987. Two more Laundry ...

If a mother’s worst nightmare is having to bury her child, then a close second would have to be when that child, now all grown up, hands her the unflattering script he’s written based on his traumatic family experiences throughout the years. So you can imagine her reaction when he then says he...

David Storey's Home comes about gradually. The 1970 play, now on stage at the Young Centre, opens with a conversation between two English gentlemen, the...

If you found out you only had 21 days to live, what would you seek to accomplish? Who would you spend your time with, and how? These are the difficult questions that young Julie (Elizabeth Conway) is faced with in 21 Days...

Montreal-based Lemieux Pilon 4D Art opened Luminato's fifth season last night with the English premiere of La Belle et la Bête: A Contemporary Retelling. Now...