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How does one woman play an Iranian engineer-cum-taxi driver, a gay Spaniard and a young Iranian-Canadian girl all at the same time? Here, we ask Iranian-born playwright and actress Tara Grammy (White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, SummerWorks/Necessary Angel/Volcano Theatre) and co-writer/director...

Hot on the heels of their last two hit shows, Love is a Poverty You Can Sell (2010 Toronto Fringe Festival, 2012 Next Stage Festival) and...

The kids are alright in TICK, a play about a 10-year-old girl named Tickailia, or "Tick," who leads her friends in a revolution to save her local library from closing.

There are few things more friendly to a child than the big, endearing eyes of a puppet. For most adults, the very thought of a colourful, felt-bodied puppet brings about childhood memories associated with television shows such as Sesame Street and The Muppet Show. This...

The stars aligned in High Park on Thursday night for the opening of Canadian Stage's 30th anniversary production of...

Look! In the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the foul-mouthed celebrity air hostess Pam Ann, b***hes!

How does one fashion a musical stage production from an action-packed, high-flying 1986 Tom Cruise movie? Members of the audience were asking themselves this very question as they filtered into the small studio, the familiar opening strains of the Top Gun soundtrack playing from the speakers....

If life is game of cards, then Quebec's Robert Lepage is on a major winning streak. His latest show, Playing Cards 1: Spades, the first in the four-part Playing Cards series, is raising the stakes at Toronto's Luminato Festival of Creativity this week. A Faustian tale of temptation, corruption...

What a night! Once won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical; Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park won Best Play; Peter and the Starcatcher scored five awards, and our man Hugh Jackman took home a Special Tony Award for being super awesome. Did we mention Neil Patrick Harris is the best host ever?...