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Review: Sweet Charity (Mainstage Theatre Company)

Maintage Theatre Company brings the sexually-hinged musical Sweet Charity to Toronto

This youth production of Sweet Charity by Mainstage Theatre Company playing at the Theatre Passe Muraille was an impressively emotional, refined, and enjoyable experience. Ages be darned, these young folks handle adult subject matter with capacity beyond their years.

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Review: DISGRACED (Hope & Hell Theatre Co./Mirvish Productions)

DisgracedHard-hitting Akhtar play returns to the Toronto stage

The thought-provoking, bear-poking, conversational fire-stoking play DISGRACED (Hope and Hell Theatre Co., presented by Mirvish Productions) returns to the Panasonic Theatre. Previously produced in Mirvish’s 2016-17 season, this sprawling stage is stacked with 80% of the original cast, and 100% of the hard-hitting political theatre we all need right now.

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Review: VILLAINS An 80s Musical Cabaret (Small But Mighty Productions)

Photo of Jade McLeod, Ali Hand, Hugh Ritchie, Matt Lacas, Caitlin Turner provided by the company.Buddies in Bad Times presents a fun multi-disciplined cabaret on stage in Toronto

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre hosts Small But Mighty Productions VILLAINS An 80s Musical Cabaret in their intimate cabaret space (with a cash bar!). Despite a somewhat draggy first portion, VILLAINS is overall a fun, lighthearted show.

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