Frog in Hand presents a dystopian journey into the deep unknown with Stories in the Woods
A mysterious walk through the cold woods at night turns into an eerie exploration into a dystopian future where climate change has rendered the world nearly unlivable. For two nights, Frog in Hand led a group of wanderers deep into the unknown where dancers utilized a haunting soundscape, the deep woods and rough terrain in the dark, and strategic lighting to illustrate a tale of what could possibly be in Stories in the Woods.
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Soulpepper Theatre presents Tennessee Williams’ explosive classic on stage
One of Tennessee Williams‘ most celebrated works, A Streetcar Named Desire, is easily one of the most formidable plays of the 20th Century. Whether you’ve seen the stage production before or were introduced to the production by The Simpsons, there’s no denying how much elements from this play have been integrated into popular culture. Soulpepper Theatre now welcomes you to the sweltering heat of New Orleans, where tensions run high in Stella and Stanley’s dilapidated apartment.
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A story about the little known friendship between Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich
Few people can say they have a best friend as close to them as the friendship between legendary stars of the early 20th Century, Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf. Although not many knew about their intense friendship, letters and texts between the two revealed their lifelong connection that even began as romantic. Now, on stage at the CAA Theatre, Mirvish presents Piaf/Dietrich – A Legendary Affair, directed by Gordon Greenberg, a musical about their thriving friendship that helped elevate both into showbiz history.
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The Stranger 2.0 is interactive and immersive mystery theatre for an audience of two
DopoLavoro Teatrale invites you to explore the unknown in The Stranger 2.0, a live theatre experience designed for an audience of two. Much about this adventure remains unknown, right down to the venue which is not announced to the participants until the day before. The joy and intrigue of this experience come down to your willingness to let go and be lead as far down as the rabbit hole will go.
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Performer Anand Rajaram was granted permission by author Rohinton Mistry to adapt his short novella The Scream to be performed at this year’s SummerWorks Festival. The results–especially if you are someone unfamiliar with the piece like me–are jarring, disconcerting and yet still charming.
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