Stage Door Reviews

Glyndebourne, GBR: La Damnation de Faust

Saturday, May 25, 2019


by Hector Berlioz, directed by Richard Jones

Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Glyndebourne Opera House, Glyndebourne, GBR

May 18-July 10, 2019

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Against Nature (À rebours)

Friday, May 24, 2019


music by James Rolfe, libretto by Alex Poch-Goldin, choreography and direction by James Kudelka

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie, The Citadel, Toronto

May 22-June 1, 2019

Des Esseintes: “I despise the fleur-de-lis...

Katwijk, NED: Soldaat van Oranje

Thursday, May 23, 2019


music by Tom Harriman, lyrics by Pamela Philips Oland, book by Edwin de Vries, directed by Theu Boermans

NEW Productions, TheaterHangaar, Katwijk, NED

October 30, 2010-booking to December 31, 2019


Stratford-upon-Avon, GBR: The Provoked Wife

Thursday, May 16, 2019


by John Vanbrugh, directed by Phillip Breen

Royal Shakespeare Company, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, GBR

May 9-September 7, 2019

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The Brothers Size

Sunday, May 12, 2019


by Tarell Alvin McCraney, directed by Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu

Soulpepper Theatre Company, Young Centre, Toronto

May 10-June 1, 2019

“Try a little tenderness” (Otis Redding, 1966)

The Brothers...


Friday, May 10, 2019


by Michel Marc Bouchard, translated by Linda Gaboriau, directed by Cole Alvis

lemonTree creations, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre & Why Not Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto

May 9-26, 2019


She The People: The Resistance Continues

Wednesday, May 8, 2019


by The Second City, directed by Carly Heffernan

The Second City, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

May 4-September 15, 2019

“Fight For Your Right”

She The People was The Second City’s first sketch...


Monday, May 6, 2019


by Giuseppe Verdi, directed by David Alden

Canadian Opera Company, Four Seasons Centre, Toronto

April 27, 30, May 3, 9, 12, 15, 18 & 21, 2019

Iago: “L’alvo frenetico del mar sia la sua tomba!”

Next to Normal

Saturday, May 4, 2019


music by Tom Kitt, book & lyrics by Brian Yorkey, directed by Philip Akin

The Musical Stage Company, CAA Theatre, Toronto

May 1-19, 2019

Diana: “Maybe I’ve lost it at last.

Maybe my last lucid...

Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells)

Friday, May 3, 2019


by Rose Napoli, directed by Eric Coates

Great Canadian Theatre Company, Ottawa

May 2-17, 2019

“I hope she’ll be a fool—that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool” (from...

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

Sunday, April 28, 2019


created by Hannah Moscovitch, Ben Caplan & Christian Barry, directed by Christian Barry

Tarragon Theatre, Toronto

April 24-May 26, 2019

Caplan: “Those that keep their eyes upon the heavens



Wednesday, April 24, 2019


music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb & book by Joe Masteroff, directed by Dennis Garnhum

Grand Theatre, McManus Stage, London

April 11-May 18, 2019

Emcee: “In here life is beautiful”


La Bohème

Friday, April 19, 2019


by Giacomo Puccini, directed by John Caird

Canadian Opera Company, Four Seasons Centre, Toronto

April 17, 26, 28, May 2, 4, 5, 7, 11 & 22, 2019

Rodolfo: “In cener la carta si sfaldi e l'estro rivoli...

Four Chords and a Gun

Thursday, April 11, 2019


by John Ross Bowie, directed by Richard Ouzounian

• Starvox Entertainment, Fleck Theatre, Harbourfront, Toronto

April 10-28, 2019;

☛ Broadway Playhouse, Chicago, IL

May 18-June 2, 2019

Dear Evan Hansen

Saturday, March 30, 2019


music & lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, book by Steven Levenson, directed by Michael Greif

Stacey Mindich with David Mirvish, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto

March 28-July 21, 2019

“Waving through...

Walking on Bombshells

Wednesday, March 20, 2019


by Phatt Al, Nadine Djoury, Stacey McGunnigle, Sharjil Rasool, Allana Reoch & Chris Wilson, directed by Chris Earle

The Second City, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

March 19-June 30, 2019

McGunnigle to audience:...


Thursday, December 13, 2018


written and directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca

Cirque du Soleil, Scotiabank Arena, Toronto

December 7-16, 2018;

☛ Touring North America until July 14, 2019 – see below

The Dreamer Clown: “The...

Bed and Breakfast

Monday, December 10, 2018


by Mark Crawford, directed by Ashlie Corcoran

Great Canadian Theatre Company, Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre, Ottawa

December 6-22, 2018;

☛ Touring Canada until November 2, 2019 – see below

School of Rock

Thursday, November 29, 2018


music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Julian Fellowes, directed by Laurence Connor

David Mirvish, Ed Mirvish Theatre, Toronto

November 28, 2018-January 6, 2019;

☛ Touring North...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Friday, November 23, 2018


music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman, book by David Greig, directed by Jack O’Brien

David Mirvish, Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto

November 21, 2018-January 9, 2019

☛ Touring...

Come From Away

Tuesday, February 20, 2018


music, lyrics & book by Irene Sankoff & David Hein, directed by Christopher Ashley

David Mirvish, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto

February 18, 2018-January 20, 2019

Elgin Theatre



Saturday, September 23, 2017


written and directed by Bastien Alexandre

Cirque du Soleil, Grand Chapiteau, Toronto

September 19-November 26, 2017;

☛ Touring North America until June 23, 2019 – see below

“Low Voltage”


Sunday, July 31, 2016


written by Daniele Finzi Pasca & Julie Hamelin Finzi, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca

• Cirque du Soleil, Grand Chapiteau, Port Lands, Toronto

July 28-October 16, 2016;

☛ Touring North America until...