Stageworks Toronto brings sexy raunch to the George Ignatieff Theatre in Cabaret
Stageworks Toronto‘s fascinating current production of Cabaret — playing at the George Ignatieff Theatre until July 26 — explores the seedy underbelly of sex, politics, and the death of the Jazz Age in Germany on the cusp of the rise of the Nazi’s political power.
Although it is less inclined towards spectacle, this Stageworks production is more successful at illuminating the darkness in Kander and Ebb‘s classic musical than any other production I’ve seen – including the critically acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company revival(s) with Alan Cumming.
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Move over Kinky Boots, there’s a new fun, fresh, high-energy musical in town: Deadmouse: The Musical. This play, which is destined to become one of the most successful of the 2015 Toronto Fringe Festival, has all of the makings of a great instant cult classic: a smart and wacky story, a strong and hummable score, and a controversy that brought it to the public’s attention before it even opened.
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The Ale House Theatre Co.
production of Twelfe Night
currently playing as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival
is an admirable production of Shakespeare’s greatest comedy. The production’s gorgeous costumes and beautiful singing in the 16th century style set it apart from other recent Toronto productions.
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