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J. Kelly Nestruck

J. Kelly Nestruck is The Globe's theatre critic.

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The Enthusiast: Mozart in the Jungle and the pleasures of low-stakes TV shows that are only so-so
Theatre Review
Review: I Call Myself Princess culturally reappropriates a century-old ‘Indian’ opera
Long-time Luminato producer Naomi Campbell promoted to artistic director
With Trump’s attacks on the press in mind, Canadian playwright Michael Healey to rewrite The Front Page for Stratford in 2019
Soulpepper’s board needs to step up – or step down – for the theatre company to move past #MeToo Subscriber content J. Kelly Nestruck
Soulpepper hires Emma Stenning as new executive director
Fall theatre preview: New leaders make their mark on Canadian stages Subscriber content
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Theatre Review
Review: Lucy Peacock’s Satan fights the power, persuasively, in Paradise Lost
Review: Napoli Milionaria! reintroduces Italian giant Eduardo de Filippo to the Stratford Festival Subscriber content
Theatre Review
Review: Stratford Festival meets the supernatural in Julius Caesar
Theatre Review
Review: Henry V in the trenches of the First World War Subscriber content
Theatre Review
Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles a lark thanks to Damien Atkins’ sure-footed Sherlock
Theatre Review
SummerWorks: The pleasures and perils of seeing unfinished theatre
Shaw Festival will revert to old ways and old plays in 2019
The dangers of misusing the rhetoric of diversity to spin difficult artistic decisions Subscriber content J. Kelly Nestruck
Theatre Review
Review: Oh What a Lovely War feels like two incomplete shows crammed into one
A quiet end to Canadian theatre’s first brush with #MeToo
The Enthusiast: Reading and getting to know my late mother-in-law, arts critic Carole Corbeil
Soulpepper’s acting artistic director Alan Dilworth breaks silence on ‘upheaval and change’
Too bad it took street protests to open Robert Lepage’s ears J. Kelly Nestruck