fbpx
Stage
29 Jan 2019

Alvin Ailey Stops In Toronto For 60th Anniversary Tour

Written by

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Photo by Andrew Eccles  “Alvin Ailey was a pioneer in celebrating the human spirit through the African-American culture and modern dance, elevating the world of the performing arts and the hearts and minds of people of all backgrounds," says the man at the helm of a 60 year old cultural instititute.

20 Nov 2018

[REVIEW] Young People’s Theatre’s ‘Mary Poppins’ a must-see for the holiday season

Written by

BYBLACKS RATING: BBBBB The fact that children and adults could be heard in the audience singing along to songs in the Young People’s Theatre (YPT) production of Disney and Cameron Macintosh’s Mary Poppins on its opening night meant it was very engaging.

24 Oct 2018

[REVIEW] Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations Will Leave You Singing Motown Classics For Days

Written by

BYBLACKS RATING: BBBB

17 Oct 2018

New Dance Work Explores The Painful Effects Of Shadeism

Written by

Esie Mensah has been recognized as a woman to watch. She has developed her own version of Afro Fusion choreography that has led her to work with music industry icons, teach across Toronto, and work with companies like Soulpepper and the Shaw Festival.

17 Oct 2018

"Everything They Told Us To Avoid - We're Celebrating Those Things Now"

Written by

Starlight, Dark Night A Universal Ball is one of Toronto’s major balls of the year. Just in time for Halloween, the sci-fi fantasy themed ball took place at the 519 on Saturday night.

17 Jul 2018

Virginia Woolf's gender-bending Orlando Played By A Black Woman For The First Time

Written by

Virginia Woolf's feminist classic Orlando tells the story of an English poet who transitions from a man to a woman, transcending time, place and gender. Spanning 300 years, Orlando negotiates the roles and behaviour expected relative to gender and relationships in each Century.

18 May 2018

This 1982 August Wilson Play Has Never Been More Relevant

Written by

BYBLACKS RATING: BBBB

03 May 2018

New Play Explores The 'Jamaican Way' Of Dealing With Death And Afterlife

Written by

When Death Come Run is a new play from veteran Toronto actress and producer, Yvette Martin.

30 Mar 2018

Young People's Theatre Introduces 'Risky Phil'

Written by

The Young People’s Theatre is back with another edgy production this season called Risky Phil.

07 Feb 2018

The Little Spaces That Could: How Independent Theatre Companies Are Building Community

Written by

I had just taken the helm of b current performing arts, a 26-year-old company dedicated to theatre from the Black and brown diaspora.

02 Feb 2018

Spotlight On Black Works at The 39th Rhubarb Festival

Written by

It's known as the "wildest theatre fest in town" - The Rhubarb Festival is back for its 39th year from Feb 14-25.

22 Jan 2018

[Review] 'Calpurnia' Flips A Classic To Leave Audiences Talking Long After The Curtain Falls

Written by

You may not be as woke as you think you are — that’s a key underlying message of Audrey Dwyer’s Calpurnia, on stage at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.

15 Sep 2017

[Review]: "An Octoroon" Is A Thought Provoking Twist On Slave Narratives

Written by

An Octoroon signals the Shaw Festival’s shift to bringing edgier content to the stage.

Page 2 of 6

 

3li En Wordmark C

Featured Directory Listings

Featured events

Get our newsletter

Please enable the javascript to submit this form

Search