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Nothing is as dangerous to society as the hypocrite, otherwise known as a wolf in sheep's clothing, or "Tartuffe," after Molière's famous comedy. Tartuffe premiered in 1664 at the Palace...

Fall theatre in Toronto brings with it the promise of fresh and exciting stage productions as companies show off their new programming. Here, we highlight our top 10 shows to watch this season. Bring on fall!

1) Ubu Mayor...

How well do you know legendary Canadian pianist Glenn Gould? This season, Soulpepper explores the man behind the composer, writer and broadcaster in a new production of David Young's Glenn directed by Diana Leblanc (on stage Aug 26). The play divides Gould's character...

Commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2009, English playwright Ben Power was tasked with reimagining the most famous love story of all timeRomeo and Juliet. The result is his play ...

Memory plays a pivotal role in Pamela Sinha's solo show Crash, the winner of four Dora Awards, including Outstanding New Play and Performance by a female in a Principal Role, now on stage at Theatre Passe Muraille.

Move over Frasier and Niles Crane, a new set of witty siblings are taking Toronto by storm in Daniel MacIvor's delightfully morbid two-hander The Best Brothers. A hit at Stratford Festival last summer, the acclaimed production opened Tarragon Theatre's 2013/14...

Canada's tainted blood scandal is back in the public eye this season as actress/writer/producer Kat Lanteigne prepares to stage her new play Tainted on the 20th anniversary of the...

Since the 2001 release of Dreamworks’ fairytale musical Shrek, the story about a green ogre his donkey friend has charmed audiences both young and old. In 2008, the film was adapted into an original Broadway production and has since toured all over the world. This fall, Toronto...

Silver-haired and elegant, Louise Pitre is often hailed as “Canada's First Lady of Musical Theatre." Best-known for her Tony Award nominated performance in Mamma Mia, and for celebrated turns as Fantine in Les Miserables and the title character in Edith Piaf,...