Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Soulpepper Theatre? Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Soulpepper Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

A Streetcar Named Desire recently opened at Soulpepper Theatre. Read what critics had to say! (more...)

BWW Review: A Solid STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Soulpepper BWW Review: A Solid STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Soulpepper
by Louis Train - Sep 29, 2019

Weyni Mengesha's new production of the Tennessee Williams classic is a solid undertaking, a technically precise, error-free interpretation of a story we know well.  (more...)

VideoCab Presents the World Premiere of TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE VideoCab Presents the World Premiere of TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 3, 2019

VIDEOCABARET presents the World Premiere of Cliff Cardinal's dark comedy, TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, at a brand new theatrical home in downtown Toronto. TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE will be presented at VIDEOCAB's new black box stage, 10 Busy Street, April 24 - May 19, 2019. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents 36th Season Of Shakespeare In High Park Canadian Stage Presents 36th Season Of Shakespeare In High Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Canadian Stage has announced that Shakespeare in High Park will mark 36 seasons of staging open-air theatre in Toronto with adventurous contemporary adaptations of two of Shakespeare's most beloved plays: the tragic romance Romeo and Juliet and the frolicking comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream, running in repertory under the stars from June 28 to September 2 at the High Park Amphitheatre. A pay-what-you-can event, Shakespeare in High Park is Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre experience, and produced by Canadian Stage in collaboration with the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York University. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents 36th Season Of Shakespeare In High Park Canadian Stage Presents 36th Season Of Shakespeare In High Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Canadian Stage has announced that Shakespeare in High Park will mark 36 seasons of staging open-air theatre in Toronto with adventurous contemporary adaptations of two of Shakespeare's most beloved plays: the tragic romance Romeo and Juliet and the frolicking comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream, running in repertory under the stars from June 28 to September 2 at the High Park Amphitheatre. A pay-what-you-can event, Shakespeare in High Park is Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre experience, and produced by Canadian Stage in collaboration with the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York University. (more...)

Theatre Smith-Gilmour Presents A New Theatrical Adaptation Of The Victor Hugo Classic LES MISERABLES Theatre Smith-Gilmour Presents A New Theatrical Adaptation Of The Victor Hugo Classic LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Theatre Smith-Gilmour presents the world premiere of a new theatrical adaptation of the Victor Hugo classic, LES MISERABLES. The company returns to The Theatre Centre, 38 years after performing their first show, Just Married, with their most ambitious work to date. LES MISERABLES will run from March 16 to April 1, 2018 in the Franco Boni Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: BAKKHAI at the Stratford Festival is Chilling and Exhilarating
by Lauren Gienow - Jul 29, 2017

This season at the Stratford Festival is the final season for the Tom Patterson Theatre as it currently stands. It will be entirely rebuilt, starting this fall. The current space is going out with a bang, however, in terms of the diverse and exciting productions that can be seen on its stage this season. Each production is excellent, but the most exciting of all may well be Jillian Keiley's production of BAKKHAI. This play may not be for everyone, but if you appreciate good, exciting, and inventive theatre, and don't blush too easily at eroticism on stage, then I highly suggest you get your tickets immediately. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREAT WAR is a Visual Wonder
by Jason Carlos - Apr 12, 2016

The next addition to VideoCabaret's The History of the Village of the Small Huts series revisits Canadian history once again in THE GREAT WAR. Now playing at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts with its continued partnership with Soulpepper Theatre Compnany. Written and directed by Michael Hollingsworth, VideoCabaret presents a unique and quirky take at one of the most important moments of Canadian history. (more...)

BWW Recaps: The 2014 Dora Awards
by Alan Henry - Jun 24, 2014

The 35th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards for the 2013/2014 season were handed out in a star-studded ceremony in Toronto on the evening of Monday, June 23 at Harbourfront Centre's WestJet Stage, hosted by the hilarious Matt Baram and Naomi Snieckus, Second City alumni and founding members of the National Theatre of the World. (more...)

Dora Awards 2014: A List Of All The Winners!
by Alan Henry - Jun 24, 2014

It was an incredible night for Toronto theatre when our community joined together to celebrate another year of performing arts in Toronto on June 23rd at the WestJet Stage at the Harbourfront Centre. For the 2013-2014 season, 143 producing companies (up 41 from last season's 102) registered eligible productions. A total of 48 Dora Awards, plus the Silver Ticket Award and the Audience Choice Award, were given out in a glittering ceremony hosted by Matt Baram and Naomi Snieckus, founding Co-Artistic Directors of the three-time Canadian Comedy Award-winning The National Theatre of the World. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2013 Dora Awards - Ceremony and After Party
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 26, 2013

The 2013 Dora Awards took place in Toronto on Monday June 25th at The St Lawrence Centre for the Arts. To accommodate demand, the Bluma theatre was also opened up for guests and the awards were live-streamed via 'Doratron'. As in previous years, there was a glamorous VIP ceremony pre-show followed by a post show street party that closed down Front Street. A record number of Doras were given out, with Young People's Theatre's CINDERELLA the runaway hit of the evening with seven awards. BWW is thrilled readers photos from the evening. (more...)

Videocabaret's THE WAR OF 1812 Continues at Young Centre, April 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

The remarkable unfolding of the Canadian universe, according to Michael Hollingsworth, continues with THE HISTORY OF THE VILLAGE OF THE SMALL HUTS, 1812-15, presented by VIDEOCABARET in association with the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

PHOTOS: Get a Peek at VideoCabaret's THE WAR OF 1812; Begins 4/9 at Young Centre for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2013

Toronto area theatre-lovers who were unable to get a ticket to the sold-out run at the Stratford Festival have got another chance. Tickets are now on sale at the Young Centre Box Office. The run begins Tues April 9. To order by telephone: 416-866-8666 / Online: www.youngcentre.ca / see it first: Previews just $20. (more...)

VideoCabaret’s THE WAR OF 1812 Starts Previews
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

The Festival welcomes avant-garde Toronto theatre company VideoCabaret's spectacular production The War of 1812 (The History of the Village of the Small Huts: 1812-1815) as part of its 60th season. The show, which has been programmed to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the War of 1812, begins previews at the Studio Theatre Annex performance space on June 26. (more...)

VideoCabaret's Mackenzie King Adds Shows, Ends December 18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2011

VideoCabaret announces the final extension for its acclaimed THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MACKENZIE KING. The show must close December 18, 2011. (more...)

VideoCab Announces Closing for Mackenzie King 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2011

After playing to sold-out crowds and receiving unanimous critical and popular acclaim, VideoCabaret is announcing that The Life and Times of Mackenzie King, the latest re-imagining of playwright Michael Hollingsworth's acclaimed The History of the Village of the Small Huts cycle, is set to close December 11, 2011. (more...)

VideoCabaret's Mackenzie King Adds Shows, Ends December 18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

VideoCabaret announces the final extension for its acclaimed THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MACKENZIE KING. The show must close December 18, 2011. (more...)

VideoCab Announces Closing for Mackenzie King 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

After playing to sold-out crowds and receiving unanimous critical and popular acclaim, VideoCabaret is announcing that The Life and Times of Mackenzie King, the latest re-imagining of playwright Michael Hollingsworth's acclaimed The History of the Village of the Small Huts cycle, is set to close December 11, 2011. (more...)

VideoCabaret presents The Life and Times of Mackenzie King, Previews 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

Previews start November 2 for VideoCabaret's The Life and Times of Mackenzie King, The History of the Village of the Small Huts, 1918-39 at The Cameron House, opening on November 10 for a limited run. (more...)

VideoCabaret Presents 'The Life and Times of Mackenzie King', Previews 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

Previews start November 2 for VideoCabaret's The Life and Times of Mackenzie King, The History of the Village of the Small Huts, 1918-39 at The Cameron House, opening on November 10 for a limited run. (more...)

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