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NOAH REID’S HAMLET

Tarragon Theatre’s presentation of Shakespeare’s play Hamlet is not for purists. Those looking for a standard-issue staging of the Bard will freak at this production. This show is bare bones and the stage is mostly stripped, with only a row … Continue reading

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FAUST IN BARRIE ONTARIO

FAUST is the epic tale of a man drawn into a deal with the devil, a pact that affects not only the character Faust, but others as well. In this production, FAUST premieres as a musical, one that demands a … Continue reading

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FAUST IS COMING

A short jaunt from Toronto, in Barrie, Ontario, Theatre by the Bay marks its fifteenth anniversary with a world premiere of the great classical work, Goethe’s Faust. Radically transformed, the work is now presented as a rich musical with original score by … Continue reading

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A RESONANT HEART

  Heart of Steel: A Steel Plant Musical Comedy by Wesley J. Colford is a classic musical with a classic conflict. Daughter living in Cape Breton wants to leave the nest and find adventure in the big city. Widowed mother wants her … Continue reading

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THE FLYING CANOE SOARS

  The Chasse-Galerie (The Flying Canoe) at the Storefront Theatre is about as close to all-out brawling fun as you can get. A month ago, daredevil director Tyrone Savage assembled a major complement of artists and musicians and last night, … Continue reading

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APPROACHING GAGA

  Lady Gaga doesn’t just sing and dance and wear costumes. She’s no mere entertainer, she’s an icon, emanating a mysterious force over music, fashion, politics, and social change. Gaga’s a global phenomenon, and one that begs analysis. This is … Continue reading

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