Theatre

QMT’s ‘9 to 5’ uses comedy to explore suppression and defiance

Superb lighting, strong casting, and thoughtful social commentary—just a few of the reasons to watch Queen’s Musical Theatre’s (QMT) showing of 9 to 5 .Continue...

Review: 'These Deeds'

With vampires, cowboys, and Jack the Ripper, Craig Walker’s These Deeds certainly has a lot to offer. Solid performances and excellent set design help bring the characters to life.Continue...

CFRC’s Shortwave Theatre Festival kicks off this week

CFRC’s Shortwave Theatre Festival kicked off this week, presenting a week of radio plays and programming.Continue...

Vivek Shraya takes the Grand Theatre

When The Journal entered the Baby Grand theatre to watch Vivek Shraya perform, it wasn’t sure what to expect.Continue...

The sound of musicals

Musicals are a powerfully evocative medium for artistic expression and telling stories, yet they are all too often bemoaned by the public.Continue...

Queen's Players summer show navigates the multiverse

Queen’s Players performed their summer show on July 20 at The Mansion.Continue...

Welcome to Drag: The performance art celebrating gender fluidity

I walked into Crew’s and Tango’s, a queer bar in Toronto, and my senses were flooded with light, glitter, wafts of vodka cranberries, and Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” blaring on the speakers as a drag queen performed.Continue...

QMT delivers emotional performance of ‘Little Women’

Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women remains a classic piece of literature frequently adapted for the stage and screen.Continue...

DSS introduces relaxed performance with ‘Theseus’

Equity and representation are of concern to many theatre scholars, especially as they pertain to accommodating audiences.Continue...

New student-run theatre company arrives at Queen’s

In 2021, Queen’s formed student-run theatre company The Dan Exposition Series (DES), supported by the Dan School of Drama and Music.Continue...

Dan Studio Series offers a great collection of plays

I have always found drama and stage acting fascinating.Continue...

‘Hadestown’ is well worth the trip

Hadestown is a musical that first took Broadway by storm in 2019.Continue...

‘Tin-ja’ delivers a feel-good experience for theatre lovers of all ages

Kingston’s Kick and Push Festival featured a heartwarming interactive installation called Tin-ja that ran in City Park from Aug. 25 to 28.Continue...

Broadway play comes to Kingston for one night only

In Kingston for one night only, Kinky Boots asked viewers to consider the question: What makes a man?

On April 24, the Broadway production of Kinky Boots came to Kingston...Continue...

The King’s Town Players present The Great Gatsby

In their debut performance of The Great Gatsby at the Domino Theatre on March 27, the King’s Town players took the audience back to prohibition, flapper glamour, and the roaring twenties.Continue...

Kinky Boots to stop in Kingston on North American tour

This April, Kingston theatre fans get the rare opportunity to see a Broadway production, without even leaving the city.Continue...

Minority Report spotlights marginalized students

Minority Report had audience members buckling with laughter at one moment and snapping their fingers in solidarity the next at the Rotunda Theatre on Wednesday night.Continue...

Queen’s debut for Rhinoceros in Love this week

For the cast of Rhinoceros In Love , performing their newest production is more than an extra-curricular activity—it’s a representation of their wider cultural heritage at Queen’s.Continue...

Studio 013 brings Shakespeare’s most gruesome play to life

Studio 013’s production of Shakespeare’s most violent play relishes in all the gory details.Continue...

Vogue Charity Fashion Show tells a brief history of time

Using fashion to tell the history of humanity seems unorthodox, but it made perfect sense in this year’s Vogue Charity Fashion Show: Tempora Mantura (VCFS).Continue...

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