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REVIEW: Rent at the Stratford Festival

The Stratford Festival’s production of Rent boasts otherworldly vocal ability and a tender emotional centre, often counteracting the problematics of Jonathan Larson's book.

By Aisling Murphy / Jun 5, 2023

Stratford Festival Announces Casting for 2023 Season

Acclaimed Canadian actor Paul Gross will return to the Festival Theatre stage in 2023 to play the titular character in King Lear.

By Jessica Watson / Nov 3, 2022

Scorsese, Dentists, and Dying Alone

If waving a Fuck Trudeau flag is a legit way to get a meeting with him, I’m gonna start waving my Fuck Scorsese flag wherever I go and keep my fingers crossed.

By Tony Nappo / Feb 15, 2022

“Loving, Supportive, Kind, Generous”: Remembering Stephen Sondheim in Canada

To take stock of Sondheim’s particular contribution to Canadian theatre, a number of writers and artists gathered on Zoom with theatre critic Karen Fricker to discuss his influence and legacy.

By Karen Fricker / Jan 8, 2022