Toronto’s Leroy Street Theatre opens their season with Shakespeare’s play The Winter’s Tale
A tale of misperceptions and revelations, Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale explores how the smallest jealousies, true or false, can change the course of lives and kingdoms, how fate can exploit and forgive us, and how our actions unfold far into the future. Leroy Street Theatre’s production of The Winter’s Tale at Unit 102 lives up to it’s mighty themes, creating a beautifully raw depiction of the tale.
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On September 10th, The Box Toronto will be opening the third year of its One More Night Festival, running until September 13th.
Organized by The Box Toronto, the One More Night Festival offers an opportunity for shows produced throughout the last year to remount their production for one more night. Continue reading Preview: One More Night Festival 2015 →
Toronto’s Capricorn 9 presents Jeffrey a play set in the ’90s during the AIDS crisis
Jeffery is a play by Paul Rudnick that tells the story of a gay man who has sworn off sex while living in New York amid the AIDS crisis in the ’90s. The script both embraces and defies the stereotypes of gay men at the time. Capricorn 9’s production of Jeffery at Red Sandcastle Theatre has plenty of distractingly rough edges but, at times, it still manages to find the confusion and exuberance of the era.
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The 10/10/10 Project, presented by Bismuth Theatre at Factory Theatre Mainspace as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival, is based on a unique concept. It can be easy to feel lost when watching such a conceptual show, but once I accepted that and went along for the ride, I experienced a fascinating exploration of writing, music, and dance.
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What is your definition of love and happiness? How do we expect love to be, and how are these expectations enhanced or shattered when we arrive at our destination? How do we look at the relationships of others, and how much do we care how they look at ours? These are the questions brilliantly posed and thoroughly explored by Three Five Production’s Perceptions of Love in the Pursuit of Happiness, playing now as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival.
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