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July 2017 - This Month


The Big Fringe: The 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival presents its largest show line-up in its 29-year history. And that's just the start of the fun. See Theatreworld.




Billy Bishop Goes to War In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Canadian acting legend Eric Peterson and award-winning writer and composer John MacLachlan Gray reprise their iconic two-man stage play that has captivated audiences for decades.


A group of Canadian soldiers convalesce in a field hospital after facing the horrors of Vimy Ridge in this striking WWI drama from Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Vern Thiessen.

Photo-top: from the Fringe show Office Hours. Banner Photo Credits: L to R: Welcome Clown: The Green Bird from Cirque du Soleil's La Nouba; Neil Barclay as Vanya in The Shaw Festival's Uncle Vanya. Photo by David Cooper; Araya Mengesha in the Stratford Festival's Breath of King: Redemption. Photo by Don Dixon; Jamie Cavanagh in Videocab's production of The Great War. Photo by Michael Cooper

Spotlight: David S. Craig's play asks what have we done to pay the price of freedom? See Previews.

Toronto Theatre Openings: July 17 to July 24, 2017. Permanence at the Tarragon Theatre;

Ottawa Theatre Openings: The Amorous
in Strathcona Park; See Previews

Toronto Theatre Reviews: Twelfth Night at Shakespeare in High Park; Beautiful at the Ed Mirvish Theatre; Odysseo (now extended until Aug. 13) at the Mississauga Big White Top;

Ottawa Theatre Reviews:
Old Stock
at the National Arts Centre. See Reviews.

Photo: by David Cooper. Cherissa Richards and Allan Louis in Dracula at the Shaw Festival

Shaw 2017 Festival July Openings: 1979; An Octoroon at The Royal George Theatre; Dracula at the Festival Theatre; Middletown at the Maxwell Studio Theatre. See Shaw for Previews of all summer openings.

Stratford 2017 Festival Previews and Reviews: See Stratford.


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