Stage Door Reviews

Glyndebourne, GBR: La Damnation de Faust

Saturday, May 25, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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Stratford-upon-Avon, GBR: The Provoked Wife

Thursday, May 16, 2019

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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

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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...

Lilies

Friday, May 10, 2019

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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

Mlle...

She The People: The Resistance Continues

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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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...

Otello

Monday, May 6, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

Are...

Cabaret

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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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”

The...

La Bohème

Friday, April 19, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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:...

Corteo

Thursday, December 13, 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

February...

Volta

Saturday, September 23, 2017

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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”

Luzia

Sunday, July 31, 2016

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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...