Maintage Theatre Company brings the sexually-hinged musical Sweet Charity to Toronto
This youth production of Sweet Charity by Mainstage Theatre Company playing at the Theatre Passe Muraille was an impressively emotional, refined, and enjoyable experience. Ages be darned, these young folks handle adult subject matter with capacity beyond their years.
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Hard-hitting Akhtar play returns to the Toronto stage
The thought-provoking, bear-poking, conversational fire-stoking play DISGRACED (Hope and Hell Theatre Co., presented by Mirvish Productions) returns to the Panasonic Theatre. Previously produced in Mirvish’s 2016-17 season, this sprawling stage is stacked with 80% of the original cast, and 100% of the hard-hitting political theatre we all need right now.
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Buddies in Bad Times presents a fun multi-disciplined cabaret on stage in Toronto
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre hosts Small But Mighty Productions‘ VILLAINS An 80s Musical Cabaret in their intimate cabaret space (with a cash bar!). Despite a somewhat draggy first portion, VILLAINS is overall a fun, lighthearted show.
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The Nails by JSquared Theatre at SummerWorks 2017 is a psuedo-abstract coming of age story where our lead character grows up in a violent, racist, and disillusioned world. Through a mixture of monologues, two-hander scenes, and clever staging, we watch as a young woman reluctantly embraces her world and, her attempt to reconcile it.
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Minimalism defines the world of Ruin Road by Wild Rabbit dance projects at SummerWorks 2017. Three performers churn their bodies through diverse movement and dance styles, heavy with emotion, devoid of set or context, and ripe for your own interpreting.
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