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Review: APPROPRIATE at Coal Mine Theatre

If you call to book a ticket to Coal Mine’s brilliant production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ APPROPRIATE, you might stumble over the pronunciation. Is it appropriate, the proper actions to take in a particular circumstance? Or is it appropriate, to steal? The answer, shown through a complicated family saga with rotten roots, is that it’s both.

COAL MINE THEATRE Kicks Off 2023-24 Season With APPROPRIATE Beginning September 24

In September, COAL MINE THEATRE begins their 9th thrilling season with the Canadian Premiere of the 2015 Obie Award-winner for Best New American Play, Brendan Jacob's Jenkins' APPROPRIATE.  Directed by COAL MINE co-founder Ted Dykstra, APPROPRIATE runs September 24 – October 15.

 North Coast Repertory Theatre Reveals Lineup For Season 42

 North Coast Repertory Theatre has announced Season 42, featuring a host of plays that include two world premieres, a beloved musical masterpiece, side-splitting comedies, an eerie Gothic thriller, a poignant drama, and a taut psychological study.  

Coal Mine Theatre Unveils Lineup for 9th Season, Including Two Highly Anticipated World Premieres

Discover the upcoming 9th season of COAL MINE THEATRE, featuring two world premieres that promise to captivate audiences. Get all the details and dates for this exciting lineup of shows.

Photos: First Look at Jefferson McDonald and Matthew McGloin in 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS at Laguna Playhouse

Get a first look at photos of 2 Pianos 4 Hands at Laguna Playhouse!

2 PIANOS 4 HANDS Added to Northlight Theatre 2023-24 Season

Northlight Theatre has revealed the final selection of the 2023-2024 season, 2 Pianos 4 Hands by Richard Greenblatt and Ted Dykstra, directed by Rob Lindley.

2 PIANOS 4 HANDS Comes to Laguna Playhouse Next Month

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE will present the first show of its 2023-2024 season, the hilarious international musical sensation, 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS, written by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt and directed by Tom Frey.

THE EFFECT Comes to Coal Mine Theatre in July

Concluding COAL MINE THEATRE’s buzzy first season in their new home at 2076 Danforth Avenue – award-winning director Mitchell Cushman returns to the east end to direct the Canadian premiere of UK writer Lucy Prebble’s Critics Circle award-winning THE EFFECT – on stage July 9 – 30 (Media night: July 13).

CAMELOT, TARTUFFE, and More Set For North Coast Repertory Theatre Season 42

North Coast Repertory Theatre has announced Season 42, featuring a  host of plays that include two world premieres, a beloved musical masterpiece, side-splitting  comedies, an eerie Gothic thriller, a poignant drama, and a taut psychological study.  

Moya O'Connell Stars in Adam Rapp's THE SOUND INSIDE at the Coal Mine Theatre

This spring, COAL MINE THEATRE presents another thrilling Toronto Premiere, Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp's mysterious drama THE SOUND INSIDE, on stage May 7 – 28.

THE ANGEL NEXT DOOR, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' & More Set for Laguna Playhouse 2023-2024 Season

Laguna Playhouse has announced its 2023-2024 Season of Shows featuring the new play The Angel Next Door, Ain't Misbehavin' and more. See how to purchase tickets!

Paul Alexander Nolan, Chilina Kennedy & More to Star in NORTHERN EXPOSURE at 54 Below

54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present “Northern Exposure” on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 7:00PM.

Sarah Gadon Makes Her Stage Debut In YERMA At Coal Mine Theatre

Following a long delay due to a fire that broke out in their Danforth home in September of 2022, the COAL MINE THEATRE is finally ready to get season eight underway in February 2023, with Simon Stone's YERMA.

Review: 2 PIANOS, 4 HANDS brings music and mirth to the North Coast Repertory Theatre

2 PIANOS, 4 HANDS is a love letter to classical music, the work it takes to dream of a life in music, and to the piano itself.  With two talented and entertaining performers, the show is funny, bittersweet, and music to your ears.  2 PIANOS, 4 HANDS is playing at North Coast Repertory Theatre through January 1, 2023.

Coal Mine Theatre Announces Location Of New Venue Following September Fire

Following previous announcements that the first two planned shows of the 22.23 season, Jani Lauzon's PROPHECY FOG and THE EFFECT by Lucy Prebble, have been rescheduled following the fire that broke out in the theatre at 1454 Danforth in early September, COAL MINE THEATRE is thrilled to confirm that they have secured a new location.

VIOLET to Open at Live Arts Theater in November

Live Arts Theater's 2022/23 Transformations Season journeys forward with the award-winning musical VIOLET. This soaring musical pilgrimage features music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics and book by Brian Crawley. VIOLET will have 12 performances in the Gibson Theater, November 18 through December 10, 2022.

Coal Mine Theatre Announcing Re-Scheduling Of PROPHECY FOG Due To Fire

With great sadness, COAL MINE THEATRE is announcing the cancellation of the much anticipated production of Jani Lauzon's acclaimed PROPHECY FOG, due to the recent fire at their venue.

Coal Mine Theatre Announces Four Exceptional Contemporary Plays For 2022/23 Season

As the company celebrates the conclusion of another sold-out, critically-acclaimed season, Toronto's beloved Off-Off Broadview stage - COAL MINE THEATRE – has announced an exhilarating four-show line-up for 22.23.

2 PIANOS 4 HANDS Returns to the Players This Week

A new cast of virtuosic actor-pianists brings a Players Favorite back to the stage! Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt’s 2 Pianos 4 Hands returns after 8 years to charm audiences once again. The show features the new team of Jefferson McDonald and Matthew McGloin in the roles of Ted and Richard, under the direction of Players’ Artistic Director Tom Frey.

BWW Review: 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS at Royal Alexandra Theatre

Richard Greenblatt and Ted Dykstra are two accomplished pianists who also happen to be pretty darn funny. Together they've created a musical comedic romp, 2 Pianos 4 Hands (2P4H) playing at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, an ode to their lifelong obsession with the 88 keys. If you've ever endured a music lesson as a child, the flashbacks experienced here are all too real.


Ted Dykstra has written 1 shows including Two Pianos Four Hands (Playwright).

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