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Stratford’s ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ breathes life into historical icons

As the surrounding constraints and limitations for public gatherings continue in many areas of the world, the Stratford Festival remains in flux for its summer program. Usually at this time tickets would be available for purchase of the Shakespeare hub’s impending season, but as the state of affairs and the limits on even outdoor capacity’s […]

Stratford’s ‘Othello’ grips with a fraught, familiar world

As it moves closer to the opening of Stratford Festival’s 2021 season, the North American mecca of Shakespearean theatre is continuing to connect with their audiences through a weekly free livestream of productions contained in their STRATFEST@HOME catalogue. Fans get to vote between three different titles that fall under some banner of similarity across the […]

STRATFEST@HOME enchants with menacing production of ‘Macbeth’

In advance of their recently announced and newly revamped 2021 season, the Stratford Festival has decided to give theatre lovers some weekly works to look forward to. Streaming live on Thursday nights, the beloved Ontario Shakespeare and theatre festival is presenting offerings from their STRATFEST@HOME program for free. Using a similar model to the lauded […]

The Theatre Leadership Project aims to restructure the theatre industry

Every passing year, artistic institutions are taking steps to be more inclusive organizations with more representative teams. Theatre companies have slowly begun to answer the call from communities to move beyond the norm of overwhelmingly white and male-dominated leadership roles. And while it is certainly an ongoing process, there are always groups springing up to […]

Stratford Festival announces newly formatted outdoor season

It’s understandable that many places around the globe won’t see a return to normal theatre festivals for quite some time. With the presence of the pandemic still strongly felt, the notion of large congregations of people hustling from venue to venue and waiting in cramped lobbies seems like a veritable impossibility. And while plenty of […]

What The Constitution Means To Me brings hope for the future

Heidi Schreck’s What The Constitution Means To Me just had one of its Broadway performances released through Prime Video. First premiering in 2017, Schreck’s (almost) one-woman-show comes to a digital platform at an extremely relevant time with the United States election underway. Beginning with the high-energy framing device of Schreck reliving her high school days of […]

Centaur Theatre’s Portico Project spells return of theatre for Montreal

Theatre companies across the world are beginning to find ways to deliver performances to the public once again. Whether it is through reduced seating or alternative venues, we are seeing some return of the performing arts, and it is more than warmly welcomed. Centaur Theatre’s Portico Project is the Montreal theatre’s first endeavour since closing […]