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REVIEW: Tarragon’s El Terremoto offers a delicate look at a family navigating disaster

Playwright Christine Quintana’s attention to character sets El Terremoto apart.

By Liam Donovan / Apr 10, 2024

REVIEW: Feast at Prairie Theatre Exchange captures the 21st century’s tragic sprawl (Winnipeg)

As Thomas Morgan Jones’ boldly abstract production unfolds, it becomes clear that Guillermo Verdecchia has turned to narrative only for the sake of testing its limits.

By Liam Donovan / Oct 17, 2023
The cast of English, lined up onstage. Four of the individuals sit at school desks, gazing at the camera: some smile, others look inquisitive. The man wears a dark jacket and trousers, while the women wear brighter colours and patterned hijabs. A woman in blue with a dark hijab stands in the centre of the line, her arms crossed, staring intently into the camera with a gentle smile. iPhoto caption: Original photo by Dahlia Katz.

REVIEW: English at Soulpepper/Segal Centre for Performing Arts

English is a damn good play, with sensible pacing, eye-catching design, and haunting performances to boot.

By Aisling Murphy / Feb 22, 2023
Parliament of the Birds Promo Image, the body of a man in a suit with a bird head. iPhoto caption: Getty/Soulpepper Theatre Company.

Learning from the Birds

It is much easier to listen to birds than to each other.

By Olivia Wheeler / Jun 8, 2021