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My Name is Asher Lev comes to Segal Centre
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My Name is Asher Lev comes to Segal Centre

The Segal Centre will present My Name Is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner, directed by Steven Schipper from September 11 to October 2.

Segal Centre revives Shtet’l Wedding
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Segal Centre revives Shtet’l Wedding

Of the 70 plays that the late Dora Wasserman directed as part of her Yiddish Drama Group, A Shtet’l Wedding (A chaseneh in Shtet’l) was among the most popular.

Hudson Village Theatre opens its season with Spontaneous Theatre
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Hudson Village Theatre opens its season with Spontaneous Theatre

To open its 22nd season, HVT presents a first: an entirely improvised comedy! Blind Date, playing June 16 to 28, is a ‘spontaneous theatre’ creation, conceived by master improvisor, Rebecca Northan, in 2010. It has since garnered rave reviews in New York, London (UK), Toronto and Calgary. “fearless … and […]

Photo courtesy of Shen Yun 2015
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Preview: Shen Yun 2015

Once referred to as the Sleeping Giant, China is set to overtake the U.S. in ten years as the world’s biggest economy. What about its culture?

Geordie Productions' Chloe's Choice art by Cathia Pagotto.
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Montreal Children’s Theatre takes on Charter of Values

Chloe is learning to live in two homes and to reconcile a number of new holiday traditions.

Menopause the Musical photo courtesy of GFour Productions.
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Preview: Menopause the Musical

Menopause the Musical is presented by GFour Productions at Centaur Theatre from January 21 to February 8.

Theatre preview: Of the Causes of Wonderful Things
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Theatre preview: Of the Causes of Wonderful Things

Those of us who have seen Talya Rubin perform know her one-person shows are unique, moving and memorable, often laced with humour.

Theatre: Laughter and suspense at Hudson this summer
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Theatre: Laughter and suspense at Hudson this summer

In real life, trying to breathe new life into a faltering marriage is not-so-funny. But in the hands of veteran comedy writers Earl Barret, Arne Sultan and Ray Cooney, the subject of Wife Begins at Forty takes on hilarious proportions as the protagonists in a ho-hum relationship navigate the rocky […]

A scene from the Iliad by Luca Ferrari, 17th century.
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Theatre: Body, heart and soul go into Iliad, Odyssey

Homer’s timeless, epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, adapted by Peter Smith, will be the featured plays for Geordie Theatre’s 33d season. Thought to be the oldest in Western literature, these stories, which often refer to Greek myths and legends, will resonate with young people raised on Magic cards, […]

Aeneas as envisioned by painter Claude Lorrain in the 17th century.
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The Aeneid to play at La Chapelle Theatre

The Aeneid is the Greek classic poem by Virgil that tells the saga of Aeneas, his escape from Troy with his son and father and his search for a new home. It has been transposed into a modern setting of the Middle East in the French-language version by Quebec playwright […]