Stage Door Reviews

Guilt (A Love Story)

Sunday, February 18, 2024
Guilt (A Love Story)

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by Diane Flacks, directed by Alisa Palmer
Tarragon Theatre, Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, Toronto
February 14-March 3, 2024;
Centaur Theatre, Montreal
March 12-30, 2024;
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg
April 3-20, 2024
“The...

On the Other Side of the Sea

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
On the Other Side of the Sea

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by Jorgelina Cerritos, translated by Margaret Stanton & Anna Donko, directed by Soheil Parsa
Aluna Theatre, The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen St West, Toronto
February 10-25, 2024
Dorotea: “No one who has hope dies”
Aluna Theatre is...

Don Giovanni

Monday, February 12, 2024
Don Giovanni

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by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, directed by Kasper Holten
Canadian Opera Company, Four Seasons Centre, Toronto
February 2-24, 2024
Leporello: “in questo mondo,
conciossia cosa quando fosse che il quadro non è tondo...”
This is the...

Dion: A Rock Opera

Saturday, February 10, 2024
Dion: A Rock Opera

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Dion: A Rock Opera
music by Ted Dykstra, libretto by Steven Mayoff, directed by Peter Hinton-Davis
Coal Mine Theatre, 2076 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
February 8-March 3, 2024
Tiresias: “The word is evoe”
Dion: A Rock Opera is the...

Huff

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Huff

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by Cliff Cardinal, directed by Karin Randoja
Native Earth Performing Arts, Daniels Spectrum, Toronto
October 13-25, 2015;
Young Centre, Toronto
October 17-28, 2017;
Grand Theatre, London, ON
February 7-17, 2024;
Streetcar...

The Two Noble Kinsmen

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
The Two Noble Kinsmen

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The Two Noble Kinsmen
by William Shakespeare & John Fletcher, directed by James Wallis
Shakespeare Bash’d, The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto
January 25 to February 4, 2024
Arcite: We are one another’s wife, ever...

Rockabye

Monday, January 29, 2024
Rockabye

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Rockabye
by Joanna Murray-Smith, directed by Rob Kempson
ARC, Factor Theatre Mainspace, Toronto
January 27-February 11, 2024
Alfie: “She never mastered that chameleonic thing”
ARC is presenting the Canadian premiere of Rockabye...

The Cunning Little Vixen

Sunday, January 28, 2024
The Cunning Little Vixen

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The Cunning Little Vixen
by Leoš Janáček, directed by Jamie Manton
Canadian Opera Company, Four Seasons Centre, Toronto
January 26-February 16, 2024
Vixen: “The forest was darker than night, but I felt free!”
The Canadian Opera...

The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes

Sunday, January 21, 2024
The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes

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The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes
by Michael Chan et al., directed by Bruce Gladwin
Back to Back Theatre, Berkeley Street Theatre, Toronto
January 18-28, 2024
Scott: “We are all unique human beings”
The Shadow Whose Prey...

Migraaaants

Saturday, January 20, 2024
Migraaaants

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by Matei Vișniec, translated by Nick Awde, directed by Siavash Shabanpour
Two Thousand Feet Up Theatre Company, Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto
January 17-28, 2024
Balkan Man: “We need more doors”
The Two Thousand Feet Up Theatre...

Uncle Vanya

Saturday, January 13, 2024
Uncle Vanya

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by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Liisa Repo-Martell, directed by Chris Abraham
 • Crow’s Theatre, Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto
August 25-October 2, 2022;
 • Theatre Aquarius, Hamilton
January 12-27, 2024;
 • CAA...

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

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book, music & lyrics by Dave Molloy, directed by Chris Abraham
Crow’s Theatre & The Musical Stage Company, Streetcar Crowsnest, Toronto
December 13, 2023-March 10, 2024
Pierre: “It seemed to Pierre that this comet fully responded to...

Prophecy Fog

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Prophecy Fog

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by Jani Lauzon, directed by Franco Boni
Paper Canoe Projects, Grand Theatre, Fergus
January 21, 2023;
Coal Mine Theatre, 2076 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
November 12-December 10, 2023
“We come from the stars, we are star people”
Jani...

Pour la suite du monde

Thursday, September 28, 2023
Pour la suite du monde

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by Lorraine Côté with Nicola Boulanger, directed by Lorraine Côté
Théâtre La Bordée & La Trâlée, Théâtre La Bordée, Québec City, QC
September 19-October 14, 2023
Pierre Perrault: “Je veux capturer la vie même”
One of the most unusual...

The Waltz

Friday, September 15, 2023
The Waltz

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by Marie Beath Badian, directed by Nina Lee Aquino
Factory Theatre, Toronto
September 6-17, 2023;
Prairie Theatre Exchange, Winnipeg
November 14-29, 2023;
Great Canadian Theatre Company, Ottawa
February 13-23, 2024
Romeo:...