In Seven Days

Jordi Mand Navigates Family and Faith in Comedy About Death Reviewed by Eden Eidt Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) is a prevalent and heavily debated topic, raising complex questions surrounding ethics, religion, and how to make these difficult decisions. Jordi Mand, the playwright, is an award-winning writer, recognized for her work in theatre, film, and […]

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Cliff Cardinal Transcends Boundaries in Thought-Provoking Story of Substance Abuse Reviewed by Eden Eidt Within the first moments of the play, the tension in the audience is palpable. As a duct-taped plastic bag on a man’s head expands out and crumples inward toward his face, a grim realization sinks into the room: he is attempting

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The Invisible

A New Look at Women in WWII Reviewed by Eden Eidt The creators of local favourite, Vigilante, present a new musical inspired by 53 real women across the world who were recruited as agents during WWII. London’s Grand Theatre draws upon the success of Vigilante, with this new work, The Invisible, which puts forth a

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Casey and Diana

A Short Visit Making Big Changes Reviewed by Mary Alderson Important:  I reviewed this play at the Stratford Festival in June 2023, as follows. Now, in 2024, it is on stage starting January 23 to February 11. Tickets are from $25-$65 at the Young Centre.  Originally produced by Stratford Festival, it is now presented in

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Alice in Wonderland

Down the Rabbit Hole and Back Again Reviewed by Mary Alderson Alice is back, once again finding her way through Wonderland. For the third year in a row, Bad Hats Theatre, in conjunction with Soulpepper, is presenting its popular children’s show. But I must add that adults will also enjoy this silly and sweet show.

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Chris, Mrs.

Bringing a Christmas Movie to Life   Reviewed by Mary Alderson Watching Christmas movies on TV is my guilty pleasure. They have very predictable plots, and simple cinematography. But gee whiz, with the holiday spirit and the happy ending, they make you feel good. Chris, Mrs. now on stage at Toronto’s Winter Garden Theatre (yes,

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Little Dickens

Naughty No-Strings-Attached Holiday Fun Reviewed by Eden Eidt What do A Christmas Carol, shirtless audience members, and drunken puppets have in common? To get the answer, do yourself a favour and buy tickets for Little Dickens at the Grand Theatre’s Auburn Stage for what is sure to be a sold-out run. This 16+ event (Sorry,

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