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Darkness fills the theatre and a communal feeling of nostalgia is palpable as a 1949 Technicolor Wizard of Oz re-release trailer is projected onto the wall. The songs and characters in this film are universally recognized, especially the little girl from Kansas, whom everyone feels they...

A dark-haired young woman with a serious, pensive gaze is the audience's first glimpse of Pauline Garcia Viardot, staring out from a portrait. Although the Spanish opera singer was unconventionally attractive by mid 19th-century standards, her character and her talent had men falling constantly...

A protest scene unfolds to the sound of drums, tambourines, shouts and sirens. Riot police arrive with gas masks and batons. Is this the G20 Summit in Toronto or the stuff of ancient Theban legend? Director Scott Dermody explores the similarities between Greek myth and the current political...

Beautiful princesses, terrifying villains, and lavish musical numbers have been the defining features of Walt Disney's movies over the last 75 years. The 1991 film version of Beauty and the Beast, however, stands out both for its artistry and storyline, offering an independent heroine...

Terry Pratchett's MORT

 What: Fantasy fans rejoice! Terry Pratchett's novel about Death's apprentice comes to life in Stephen Brigg's stage adaptation (presented by...

Who do you think of when you hear “Over the Rainbow?" Chances are, it's a young girl in a gingham pinafore and glittering red shoes. More specifically, it's Judy Garland herself, a woman who defined the word “star” more than any other performer of the 20th century, and whose name has become...

They’re back! Toronto's favourite red-nosed sisters Morro (Heather Marie Annis) and Jasp (Amy Lee) return to the stage this month with their new show, Of Mice and Morro and Jasp,...

Of the defining moments in Canadian history, the Great Depression ranks among the most heartbreaking, and the most significant. Each Canadian city holds its own unique memories of how life was transformed in the dark days of the 1930s, specifically Montreal, which in the years leading up to the...

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...