A haunting opening number asks us to “Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd,” and attend it we did, with pleasure. The Shaw Festival’s production of Sweeney...

This summer, we (DARTcritics staff writers Caroline Coon and Sarah Bradford) had the opportunity to spend three weeks in Stratford, Ontario taking courses...

What do you get when you mix the tale of Romeo and Juliet with a touch of Twelfth Night’s Viola, and then the story of Shakespeare himself? A smorgasbord of...

Dayna Tietzen as Cassie. Photography by David Hou. A five, six, seven, eight! As a musical theatre buff, I brought high expectations to this show, and it...

While viewing the Stratford Festival’s production of All My Sons by Arthur Miller, at one moment I found myself on the edge of my seat, the next on the brink...

Talking lions, beavers, and fauns, oh my! Brace yourselves for an evening of spine-tingling magic, ancient prophesies, and extraordinary creatures — The...

Playing this season at the Stratford Festival, Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s A Little Night Music is dazzling and decadent but is short on a little,...

Imagine if you will, racism, colonialism, sexism, imperialism…and any other “ism” you could possibly imagine being tackled in just one short hour. I give...

“And what’s a woman worth? What’s life worth? Without self-respect!” These questions are posed in Mrs. Warren’s Profession, directed at the Shaw...

  Caroline Coon writes:   So this is it! After long days of interviewing seniors, scriptwriting, improvisation that usually ended in hysterics, and lots of...

Have you ever seen a rabbit with a pocket watch? A singing mouse? Dancing lobsters? The Shaw Festival’s 2016 season and director Peter Hinton invites...

Something wicked (and wonderful) this way comes. The Stratford Festival opened its 2016 season with Macbeth last night at the Festival Theatre with a...

Sarah Bradford writes: No talk of kings and queens, nor of heroes and dastardly villains — the Shaw Festival’s 2016 production of Thornton Wilder’s Our...

St.Catharines’ annual In The Soil Arts Festival 2016 was a weekend full of brilliant Canadian talent and a resounding passion for the arts. This year ITS...