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iPhoto caption: Two major productions — the Stratford Festival's Casey and Diana and Crow's Theatre's Uncle Vanya — have moved into more traditional theatre spaces in Toronto this winter. Photos by Dahlia Katz.

What happens when plays move out-of-the-round?

Casey and Diana and Uncle Vanya remain masterpieces of Canadian theatre, even when re-configured for larger, more traditional spaces.

By Aisling Murphy / Feb 3, 2024

REVIEW: Yes, Bad Roads is hard to watch – that’s the point

Bad Roads is ultimately a play about looking and listening. It’s about trying (and sometimes failing) to be a witness when the world refuses to offer easy answers. It’s certainly not a fun night at the theatre, but if you have the stomach for it, it’s one that’s worthy of your focused, active attention.

By Ryan Borochovitz / Nov 12, 2023
iPhoto caption: Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

REVIEW: Casey and Diana at the Stratford Festival

Casey and Diana is extraordinary, punching well above its weight in a limited three-week run at this year’s Stratford Festival.

By Aisling Murphy / Jun 2, 2023

Laying The Seagull at Soulpepper’s Feet: In Conversation With Daniel Brooks

"I look to the theatre [as] something that actually takes me away from the moment, for a moment. Not escapism — perspective."

By Ryan Borochovitz / Apr 11, 2023