Stage Door Reviews

21 Black Futures, Season 2

Thursday, February 25, 2021
21 Black Futures, Season 2

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conceived by Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu
Obsidian Theatre Company, Toronto
Streaming from February 19, 2021
“I’m not special because I’m Black. I’m special because I’m me” (Special)
The Obsidian Theatre Company’s video play anthology...

21 Black Futures, Season 1

Thursday, February 18, 2021
21 Black Futures, Season 1

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conceived by Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu
Obsidian Theatre Company, Toronto
Streaming from February 12, 2021
“What is my authentic voice?” (The Death News)
Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu, Artistic Director of the Obsidian Theatre Company,...

2020: The Year in Review

Thursday, December 31, 2020
2020: The Year in Review

For theatre lovers 2020 will go down as the first year in living memory that theatres across the globe closed their doors because of a world-wide disaster. Even without a pandemic 2020 was a sad year since Canada lost such a high number of performers...

The Little Prince

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
The Little Prince

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written and directed by Anne Marie Mortensen
Little Prince Productions, The Baby Grand, Kingston
December 3-13, 2020
Fox: “One sees clearly only with the heart. What is essential is invisible to the eye”
Kingston should...

acts of faith

Saturday, November 28, 2020
acts of faith

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by David Yee, directed by Nina Lee Aquino
Factory Theatre, Toronto
November 19-29, 2020
“For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad” (Luke 8:17)

A Poe Cabaret

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
A Poe Cabaret

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by Tom Allen & Lori Gemmell
Tom Allen & Freinds, Community Studio Theatre, Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Burlington
November 8, 2020
“There were musicians, there was Beauty, there was wine. All these and security were...

Instant Theatre

Sunday, November 1, 2020
Instant Theatre

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by Spontaneous Theatre, Here For Now Open-Air Theatre Festival, the Bruce Hotel, Stratford
July 18-September 4, 2020;
Revival House, Stratford
October 15, 22, November 5, 12, & 19, 2020
“Life is too short for bad theatre"

The Meeting

Sunday, October 25, 2020
The Meeting

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by Jeff Stetson, directed by Rosemary Doyle
Theatre Kingston, Kingston
September 30-October 18, 2020
Malcolm: “We’re all pawns"
I felt extremely lucky to have caught the third last performance of The Meeting staged by...

Wild Magic

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Wild Magic

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by Greg Frewin
Greg Frewin Theatre, 5781 Ellen Avenue, Niagara Falls
May 2005-March 17, 2020;
July 30, 2020-December 19, 2020;
March 12, 2021, booking to July 20, 2021
“He deals cards to find the answer
The sacred...

Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story

Monday, September 14, 2020
Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story

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by Beau Dixon, originally directed by Linda Kash
Talk Is Free Theatre, Backyard at 801 Big Bay Point Road, Barrie
September 9-19, 2020;
Community Studio Theatre, Burlington PAC, Burlington
October 17-18, 2020
Maurice:...

Alphonse

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Alphonse

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written by Wadji Mouawad, translated by Shelley Tepperman, directed by Alon Nashman
Theaturtle & Shakespeare in Action, Memorial Park, 22 Little Ave.
August 20-23, 2020;
Dufferin Grove Park, 875 Dufferin St.
August 27-30,...