HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Judith Thompson (Alumnae Theatre). Ibsen’s 19th century Norwegian classic about an unhappily married woman is re-imagined by Canada’s Judith Thompson. Nov 12 – 27. $20 Thu – Sat 8pm, 2-for-1 Wed 8pm, PWYC Sun 2pm. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley. 416-364-4170, www.alumnaetheatre.com.
Renascent Centre is proud to present the story of Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith – An off-Broadway production never before seen in Toronto.
In 1929, New York stockbroker and alcoholic Bill W. plunges hard with the crashing market and becomes a desperate drunk. Through serendipitous events, he meets Ohio surgeon Dr. Bob, an alcoholic for thirty years who frequently entered the operating room with crushing hangovers. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the beginnings of Bill and Bob’s friendship and how it led to the creation of the 12-Step recovery program and a book that has changed the lives of millions. More »
Theatre @ York’s season opener is Ti Jean and His Brothers, a magical, musical parable by Nobel laureate Derek Walcott. Directed by Marvin Ishmael, this Caribbean gem runs November 7 to 13 at the Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre at York University.
The play, written in 1958, uses the structure of a simple fable to explore the complex issue of colonialism. Set in a tropical forest, it tells the tale of three brothers who contend in turn with the devil in three different guises. More »