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Toronto theatre reviews

iPhoto caption: Bren Eastcott and Paolo Santalucia as Rosalind and Orlando in As You Like It. Original photo by Dahlia Katz.

REVIEW: As You Like It at Canadian Stage’s Dream in High Park

While two hours isn’t exactly a short play, this production is frivolous and fun: the perfect way to spend an evening in the park.

By Jessica Watson / Aug 11, 2022

REVIEW: House: The Isolation Version

The fiction/real life bleed which in the original play comes from acknowledgement of the co-presence of performer and spectators becomes the character (and actor) acknowledging our simultaneous proximity and distance.

By Karen Fricker / May 11, 2020

REVIEW: Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train walks the tightrope between entertainment and advocacy delicately.

By Leah Borts-Kuperman / Feb 8, 2020
iPhoto caption: Daren A. Herbert and Xavier Lopez in Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train. Photo by Dahlia Katz.

REVIEW: Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train throws up questions that never get dull: Can you ever justify breaking the law? Should a brutal upbringing excuse violent crimes? Does God love murderers?

By Jane Coombs / Feb 7, 2020