Theatre

Stage thriller Butcher delves into the aftermath of tragedy

In his new stage thriller Butcher, playwrightNicolas Billon asks how we can balance peace and justice.Continue...

Albert Schultz’s return a loss for Canadian theatre

In January of 2018, Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente proclaimed Albert Schultz will “never work in this town again—or, for that matter, in any theatre anywhere in Canada.”Continue...

Swapping gender in Shakespeare

On June 7, the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning hosted a production of Shakespeare’s Henry V that put a twist on the original.Continue...

Why #MeToo matters for Canadian theatre

It’s the age of reckoning for sexual predators in the arts.Continue...

The case for colour conscious casting

Colour-blind casting describes the practice of holding auditions while avoiding consideration of the race or skin colour of the actors, instead focusing on their talent and experience. This method sounds like a way to establish a more even playing ground, but it presents a few problems.Continue...

The Revolutions breaks ground in the world of theatre

When I entered the Studio Theatre at the Isabel Bader Centre on Thursday, it was like walking into someone else’s home.Continue...

Get your head in the game with Monday Nights

I tend to think the theatre’s a safe place, so you can understand my surprise when I heard, “This is a real, theatrical basketball experience with real, theatrical basketballs, so let’s make sure you protect your beautiful faces and be safe,” announced to the audience prior to a performance.Continue...

It's the end of the world as we know it

After the year of 2016, it may come as no surprise that a play about the end of the world is now playing at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.Continue...

Review: Where the Universe Sings

When I walked through the familiar doors of The Screening Room’s theatre, I wasn’t expecting to be the youngest person in the room by at least 30 years. In the midst of this mature crowd, I took my seat for the film we’d all gathered to witness, Where the Universe Sings: The Spiritual Journey of Lawren Harris.Continue...

Drama queen and comedy machine

“Nothing kills me more than when people make art that doesn’t really say anything. I’m just like ‘bye’,” Rachel Manson, ArtSci ’17, said in an interview with The Journal. Amen.Continue...

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