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BWW Review: Competing Ideas and Unrealized Plotlines Leave THE CHERRY ORCHARD Struggl Photo BWW Review: Competing Ideas and Unrealized Plotlines Leave THE CHERRY ORCHARD Struggling to Take Root
by Isabella Perrone - Apr 2, 2019

In director Soheil Parsa's THE CHERRY ORCHARD, produced by Modern Times Stage Company in association with Crow's Theatre, the concept of nostalgia versus progress seems to be the underlying message. At several moments throughout it's brought front and centre, however the sheer number of characters to keep up with and a range of unresolved plotlines distract from the political and societal issues that struggle to remain in focus.

Coal Mine Theatre Hosts Toronto Premiere of THE FATHER Photo Coal Mine Theatre Hosts Toronto Premiere of THE FATHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Coal Mine Theatre presents the Toronto premiere of THE FATHER, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton, directed by Coal Mine Co-Chief Engineer Ted Dykstra, and starring Nicholas Campbell in the pivotal role of a man losing himself to Alzheimer's.

Coal Mine Theatre Announces #SeasonFive - HAND TO GOD and More Photo Coal Mine Theatre Announces #SeasonFive - HAND TO GOD and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Coal Mine Theatre, Toronto's Off-Off Broadview theatre, returns with another explosive season of plays that continue to prioritize excellence while offering a highly entertaining experience in their intimate eighty-seat theatre.

VIDEO: First Look at Michael Urie in HAMLET at The Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo VIDEO: First Look at Michael Urie in HAMLET at The Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of HAMLET, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince.

Review Roundup: Michael Urie in Shakespeare Theatre Company's HAMLET Photo Review Roundup: Michael Urie in Shakespeare Theatre Company's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

The critics are weighing on on Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of HAMLET, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince.

Photos: Get A First Look at Michael Urie in Shakespeare Theatre Company's HAMLET Photo Photos: Get A First Look at Michael Urie in Shakespeare Theatre Company's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of HAMLET, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince.

BWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre's Sleek and Modern HAMLET Photo BWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre's Sleek and Modern HAMLET
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jan 25, 2018

Led by the sensational Michael Urie, Director Michael Kahn has given us a Hamlet for our times.

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall.

Photo Flash: Michael Urie and More in Rehearsal for HAMLET at D.C.'s Shakespeare Thea Photo Photo Flash: Michael Urie and More in Rehearsal for HAMLET at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Urie and the company in rehearsal below!

Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall.

BWW Review: Soulpepper's HAPPY PLACE is Full of Honest Emotion
by Jason Carlos - Sep 14, 2015

Another piece in Soulpepper's fall season is the sophomore production from Dora-Award winning playwright Pamela Mala Sinha.

BWW Reviews: 'TARTUFFE' Sparkles With Comedy And Drama
by Catherine Kustanczy - Aug 15, 2014

Underneath the riotous comedy of Moliere's 1664 play Tartuffe is a tough family drama examining ideas of trust, power, and hypocrisy. Soulpepper Theatre Company's new production (on now through September 20th at the Young Centre) underlines these themes while providing plenty of laughs and a smart, contemporary take on a classic work.

The Global Cabaret Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today announced details of the sixth annual Global Cabaret Festival. From today, October 24 to Sunday, October 27, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts once again becomes home to over 150 of Canada's leading performance artists staging over 15 original one-hour songbooks and cabarets.

The Global Cabaret Festival to Kick Off October 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today announced details of the sixth annual Global Cabaret Festival. From Thursday, October 24 to Sunday, October 27, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts once again becomes home to over 150 of Canada's leading performance artists staging over 15 original one-hour songbooks and cabarets.

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.

Young People's Theatre's CINDERELLA Wins Big at 34th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards - All the Winners Here!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

The 34th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards for the 2012/2013 season were handed out in a star-studded ceremony in Toronto on the evening of Monday, June 24 at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts' Bluma Appel Theatre, hosted by the hilarious Matt Baram and Naomi Snieckus, Second City alumni and founding members of the National Theatre of the World.

Tarragon Theatre to Present Mini-Festival of Hannah Moscovitch Plays, 2/20-3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2013

Tarragon Theatre presents A Double Bill celebrating the work of acclaimed playwright-in-residence Hannah Moscovitch, with premieres of her plays Little One and Other People's Children. A co-production with Theatre Crisis and Theatre PANIK, A Hannah Moscovitch Double Bill opens February 20 and runs to March 24 (previewing from February 14) in Tarragon Theatre's Extra Space.

Tarragon Theatre Presents Mini-Festival of Hannah Moscovitch Plays, Now thru 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Tarragon Theatre presents A Double Bill celebrating the work of acclaimed playwright-in-residence Hannah Moscovitch, with premieres of her plays Little One and Other People's Children. A co-production with Theatre Crisis and Theatre PANIK, A Hannah Moscovitch Double Bill opens tonight, February 20 and runs to March 24 (previewing from February 14) in Tarragon Theatre's Extra Space.

Tarragon Theatre to Present Mini-Festival of Hannah Moscovitch Plays, 2/20-3/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Tarragon Theatre presents A Double Bill celebrating the work of acclaimed playwright-in-residence Hannah Moscovitch, with premieres of her plays Little One and Other People's Children. A co-production with Theatre Crisis and Theatre PANIK, A Hannah Moscovitch Double Bill opens February 20 and runs to March 24 (previewing from February 14) in Tarragon Theatre's Extra Space.