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Tartuffe

Graham Abbey, Anusree Roy and Tom Rooney: three names that add up to a very funny play. This modern dress production, directed by Chris Abraham, brought the play to life and made it very relevant to our time of Trump … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night

Director – Martha Henry Cast – Sarah Afful as Viola, Michael Blake as Sebastien, E.B. Smith as Orsino, Shannon Taylor as Olivia, Brent Carver as Feste, Lucy Peacock as Maria, Geraint Wyn Davies as Sir Toby Belch, Tom Rooney as … Continue reading

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The Wedding Party

Crows Theatre’s first production in its new home – Streetcar Crowsnest, a lovely addition to the Toronto theatre scene was all laughs all the time. The Wedding party is a collaborative creation based on characters created by Trish Lindstrom, Tony … Continue reading

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Love’s Labours Lost

Berowne is the Shakespearean part that Mike Shara was born to play. It is a perfect mix for his ability to connect with the audience with a wink or a raised eyebrow, his physical comedy talents and his charm. He … Continue reading

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The Taming of the Shrew

A difficult play at the best of times, but perhaps even more so in today’s climate of concern about stopping violence against women. Past productions were so focused on how to handle the last scene – does Kate submit or … Continue reading

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Hamlet

Loved it! I am a big fan of Jonathan Goad, so I was predisposed to be positive. But I loved the energy and the humour in this production. Goad was charming even in his madness, but always believable as a … Continue reading

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Waiting for Godot

I have never managed to sit through more than the first act of this play, but decided to try again this year, reasoning that if Stephen Ouimette, Tom Rooney, Brian Dennehy and Randy Hughson could not make it work, no … Continue reading

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