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Man kneeling on stage looking up into spotlight in ragged clothes, surrounded by several people standing and kneeling around him, arms extended into the air. iPhoto caption: Photo by Dahlia Katz

REVIEW: Of the Sea at Obsidian Theatre/Tapestry Opera/TO Live

Of The Sea  is more than just refreshing — the production is critical to creating change in the Canadian operatic world.

By Tessa Maki / Mar 30, 2023
The exterior of Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. The bubblegum-pink double doors are open, allowing a crowd of visitors to enter. Above the door is the company's logo, also in pink. To the left of the door, a large green banner hangs against a concrete wall. Pale pink text on the banner reads iPhoto caption: Jessi Elgood plays Krista in The Assembly Theatre's Bone Cage. Photo by Alex Balant.

REVIEW: The Marriage of Figaro at Canadian Opera Company

Guth’s staging highlights the profound dimensions of human relationships in his exploration of individuals torn between morality, desire, and impulse.

By Stephen Low / Feb 3, 2023