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REVIEW: Dion: A Rock Opera is a cask of theatrical ecstasy in need of further fermentation

Coal Mine Theatre’s first-ever world premiere generates an otherworldly atmosphere and luxuriates in the Dionysian with glorious style.

By Liam Donovan / Feb 10, 2024
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REVIEW: Appropriate is a masterclass in controlled chaos at Coal Mine Theatre

Coal Mine has reclaimed its spot as one of the punchiest, most daring theatre companies in Toronto.

By Aisling Murphy / Oct 1, 2023

REVIEW: Detroit at Coal Mine Theatre 

I appreciated this production as a chance to engage with a well-wrought piece of contemporary dramaturgy, but was also left wondering if Detroit is a play of a moment that has passed.

By Karen Fricker / Jul 18, 2022

REVIEW: 2 Pianos 4 Hands at Mirvish

2 Pianos 4 Hands is a joyful celebration of youth and the music made during it — who could say no to that?

By Aisling Murphy / Jun 15, 2022