• Everything about this play projected simplicity.  The idea: a man waiting in a train station.  The set: a stack of Japanese bowls, a bench and a clothesline.  The performers: a girl and her father. Theatre Replacement's Train built upon these relatively simple concepts to create a beautiful and haunting production.

    Minoru Kofu Yamamoto and Maiko Bae Yamamoto (front)
  • Your Plank Panel with no strings attached includes:
    Sarah Baumann is a Toronto-based director and the co-founder and artistic director of Theatre Smash.
    Alison Broverman is a Toronto-based playwright and freelance arts reporter.
    Ann McDougall is a Toronto-based writer and storyteller.

    No, not a Plank Panellist but rather Tweak from Famous Puppet Death Scenes
  • Your Plank Panel who never puase:
    Ingrid Nilson, who is a Jill (or Jack if you need) of all trades
    Sean Tyson, who is thankful he can still feel.

    Here's what they keep in their briefs, Simon Webb and Anthony F Ingram, photo: Tim Matheson
  • As the tiny, hanging bulbs began to dim their way to darkness, Lee Su-Feh stood simply at the microphone and thanked us for choosing to spend our Friday night with her.

    Lee Su-Feh performs
  • The Whole Beast

    If I were a dancer, I'd want to be a dancer like Lee Su-Feh.
    Strong, elegant, overpowering – yet tender too.

    Lee Su-Feh
  • Your Plank Panel of doubters: Alex Ferguson, Allyson McGrane & Andrew Templeton

    Are you doubting me? Jonathon Young and Gabrielle Rose; photo by David Cooper.
  • Given the box office breaking success of Studio 58's forty-second season, it's a shame that the fourty-third season opener does not align with the theatre's previous acclaim. Timberlake Wertenbaker's The Ash Girl is a modernization of the classic Cinderella tale, but with the seven deadly sins and the emotion of sadness tossed in for additional intrigue.

    Lindsey Angell is Ashgirl in the Studio 58 production of The Ash Girl by Timberlake Wertenbaker.
  • Do you suffer from heartache? Are you currently treating your symptoms with goblets of red wine, tearful texting, repetitive telephone conversations, or reckless ventures into e-dating?

    Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg and her many personalities take the stage in Nick & Juanita
  • Those of us not willing to brave the Cobalt(Girls! Girls! Girls!) can go to Western Front for Fake Jazz Fridays, to see what our neighbours are up to in the experimental, DIY, punk-crossed-with-noise-and jazz music scene…

    Fake Jazz
  • Withdrawn and ruinous it broods in umbra: the immemorial masonry: the towers, the tracks. Is all corroding? No."

    Gormenghast: Krissy Jesudason, photo by: Tim Matheson