Today in Toronto: Who Knew Grannie opens, Birnam Wood debuts

Today in Toronto: Who Knew Grannie opens, Birnam Wood debuts

Who Knew Grannie: A Dub Aria: Ahdri Zhina Mandiela ditches pedestrian prose for dub poetry in her play about four cousins who head back to Jamaica following the death of the grandmother who reared them all. Find out more >>

Art of Time Ensemble: This genre-busting group remounts one of last season’s sold-out endeavours: the Kreutzer Sonata, a program of music, dance and theatre inspired by, and featuring, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Violin Sonata no. 9 in A Minor, op. 47 (“Kreutzer”). Find out more >>

Art: Yasmina Reza entered the “my kid could paint that” fray (and became an international theatre celeb) with this award-gobbling hit about the purchase of a pricey all-white painting and the ensuing debate that threatens to tear three friends apart. Find out more >>

Theatre Rusticle: A new physical theatre piece by the imaginative director Allyson McMackon is welcome news. Theatre Rusticle’s works are always developed from scratch in collaboration with the cast; Birnam Wood is a singular take on Macbeth—from a forest’s point of view. Find out more >>

Indance: Hari Krishnan’s company celebrates its 10th anniversary with a repertoire retrospective and a new work, Box, which lends its title to the production. Find out more >>