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Split Screen Stereophonic Peggy Baker Dance Projects
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Split Screen Stereophonic

Peggy Baker Dance Projects’ Split Screen Stereophonic reprises four masterworks from the company’s recent repertoire. While each piece has its distinc...
Ariodante Canadian Opera Company
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Ariodante

There really is only one word that can describe the Canadian Opera Company’s new production of Handel’s Ariodante: Wow. We’re not talking about hig...
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Macbeth

As the lights went down in the Festival Theater, expectations were high. The venue was packed to capacity as this Canadian summer ritual enfolded. The...
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The Merry Wives of Windsor

There is a reason why The Merry Wives of Windsor is not one of Shakespeare’s most-loved plays, nor one of his most-studied: it is, largely, froth. How...
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The Dybbuk

At the end of Soulpepper's world premier of The Dybbuk, or Between Two Worlds, the audience leapt to its feet, giving the entire cast a standing ovati...
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Mahmoud

If there is a play in Toronto that must be seen right now, I would say without any hesitation that it is Mahmoud. This one-hour, one-act solo performa...
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Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung

Fierce, obsessive, passionate, and confounding, Robert Lepage's famed production of Béla Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle, and Arnold Schoenberg's Erwartun...
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Orpheus

Opera  Atelier’s production of Gluck’s Orpheus and Eurydice is a delight precisely because it brings back a pristine, classical approach to opera in k...
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The Unplugging

The Unplugging, written by Algonquin playwright Yvette Nolan, is not a play driven by action. It’s about dialogue. Most importantly, it’s theatre that...
Die Walküre
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Die Walküre

The Canadian Opera Company's magnificent remounting of their 2006 production of Wagner's Die  Walküreis a striking example of Toronto's steady coming-...