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Tarragon's Remounted LUNGS to Open 12/31Tarragon's Remounted LUNGS to Open 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Tarragon Theatre presents the remount of its award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Lungs, written by British playwright Duncan Macmillan, directed by Weyni Mengesha, and starring Lesley Faulkner and Brendan Gall. Winner of a Toronto Theatre Critics' Award for Best Production of a Play in the 2013-2014 Toronto season, and nominated for four Dora Mavor Moore awards, this celebrated drama opens Wednesday, December 31 2014 and runs to Sunday, January 25 2015 in Tarragon's Extraspace. (more...)

Tarragon Theatre's SEXTET Opens TonightTarragon Theatre's SEXTET Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

Tarragon Theatre proudly presents the world premiere of Sextet, written and directed by the prolific, award-winning Morris Panych, one of Canada's most celebrated playwrights and directors. Chock-full of Panych's trademark wit, this hilarious comic drama about six sexually entangled musicians on an ill-fated winter tour opens tonight, November 12 and runs to December 14 (previewed from November 5) in Tarragon's Mainspace. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tarragon Theare's THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECEPhoto Flash: First Look at Tarragon Theare's THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Tarragon Theatre presents the world premiere of The Bakelite Masterpiece, written by Tarragon playwright-in-residence Kate Cayley, directed by Tarragon's Artistic Director Richard Rose and starring two award-winning, powerhouse actors, Geordie Johnson and Irene Poole. Set in the Netherlands in the aftermath of World War II, this penetrating new play exploring art, forgery and war crimes opens October 29 and runs to November 30 (with previews from October 21) in Tarragon's Extraspace. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in action! (more...)

Barter Theatre to Host Reading of Dustin Lance Black's 8, 10/22Barter Theatre to Host Reading of Dustin Lance Black's 8, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Barter Theatre will host a one-night-only reading of '8' on October 22 at 7:15 pm at The Tent on Barter Square. '8' is a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California's Proposition 8, an attempt to ban same-sex marriage, and is written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and American Foundation of Equal Rights (AFER) Founding Board Member Dustin Lance Black. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

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Geordie Johnson and Irene Poole to Star in Tarragon' THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECEGeordie Johnson and Irene Poole to Star in Tarragon' THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Tarragon Theatre presents the world premiere of The Bakelite Masterpiece, written by Tarragon playwright-in-residence Kate Cayley, directed by Tarragon's Artistic Director Richard Rose and starring two award-winning, powerhouse actors, Geordie Johnson and Irene Poole. Set in the Netherlands in the aftermath of World War II, this penetrating new play exploring art, forgery and war crimes opens October 29 and runs to November 30 (with previews from October 21) in Tarragon's Extraspace. (more...)

BWW Recap: INTRUDERS Hits Where it HurtsBWW Recap: INTRUDERS Hits Where it Hurts
by Courtney Henley - Sep 27, 2014

If you're still reeling from the revelation that Amy, Jack's once-loving wife, is Rose, the head honcho calling all the shots for Qui Reverti, you're not alone. INTRUDERS dropped that bombshell on us at the end of last week's episode and hasn't looked back since. There hasn't yet been an episode this emotionally intense. Relationships are tested, bonds are broken, drama runs rampant, and you can't help but be drawn in and feel every little thing right alongside the characters. (more...)

BWW Review: 'AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE' Gets Lost in TranslationBWW Review: 'AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE' Gets Lost in Translation
by Catherine Kustanczy - Sep 27, 2014

Henrik Ibsen's 1882 play An Enemy of the People is a powerful examination of the difficult and disturbing relationship between truth and power. It examines what happens to a scientist, Dr. Stockmann, and his family when he exposes ugly truths about health concerns related to the economically-vital baths in his town, and the social, political, and familial ramifications involved in his decision to stand by his work. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

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Tarragon Theatre Opens Its 2014-2015 Season with AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, 9/24-10/26Tarragon Theatre Opens Its 2014-2015 Season with AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, 9/24-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Tarragon Theatre launches its 2014-15 season with an English-language rendition of Florian Borchmeyer's and Thomas Ostermeier's celebrated adaptation and production of An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen. In what promises to be one of the most exciting events of the theatre season in Toronto, this contemporary mirror for our times previews fromSeptember 16, opens September 24 and runs to October 26 in Tarragon's Mainspace. (more...)

Barter Theatre to Bring RING OF FIRE to The Carter Family Fold, 8/27Barter Theatre to Bring RING OF FIRE to The Carter Family Fold, 8/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

For one night only, Barter Theatre is taking 'Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash' on the road to the most deserved venue in the country: The Carter Family Fold, on August 27 at 7:30pm. Barter Theatre is excited to donate all proceeds from ticket sales to The Carter Family Fold. (more...)

Barter Theatre Extends A FACILITY FOR LIVING Through 8/16Barter Theatre Extends A FACILITY FOR LIVING Through 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

The play that is "funny, irreverent, politically incorrect, and poignant," is getting five more performances! Barter Theatre's current production of 'A Facility for Living" is getting rave reviews and playing to completely sold out houses. Due to popular demand, the theatre has decided to extend the run of the funniest play about a nursing home you will ever see. (more...)

RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH Opens 8/15 at Barter TheatreRING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH Opens 8/15 at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Man in Black was a man like no other, and now Barter Theatre celebrates his music, life and legacy in the joyous musical 'Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.' Starring Barter audience favorite Jason Petty as Johnny Cash and new talent Katie Deal of Georgia as June Carter Cash, the show opens August 15 at Barter's Main Stage. With a limited 4-week, tickets have already been selling fast, so Barter recommends calling soon for reservations. (more...)

Barter Theatre to Present DRIVING MISS DAISY & 'THE HOUND OF BASKERVILLES' this FallBarter Theatre to Present DRIVING MISS DAISY & 'THE HOUND OF BASKERVILLES' this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Historic Barter Theatre announces two of the most riveting stories in American culture, coming to its stage this fall: one is a gloriously funny Southern story that proves some friendships are as surprising as they are life-changing; the other a thrilling mystery starring the world's most famous detective. Barter Theatre's fall schedule now includes the much beloved "Driving Miss Daisy" at Barter Stage II and "Sherlock Holmes & the Hound of the Baskervilles' on Barter's Main Stage. (more...)

David S. Craig Wins the 2014 Barbara Hamilton Memorial AwardDavid S. Craig Wins the 2014 Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

The Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award was inaugurated in 1996 and is given to a Canadian artist who demonstrates excellence in the performing arts and is dedicated to advocating and being an ambassador for the arts in Canada. The Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award is presented every two years and is sponsored by the City of Toronto. The recipient is awarded with an official scroll from the City and this year the City has increased the cash prize from $1,000 to $ 1,750. (more...)

HOLLYWOOD CONFIDENTIAL to Play Barter Stage II, Beg. 6/5HOLLYWOOD CONFIDENTIAL to Play Barter Stage II, Beg. 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Get ready to laugh until your sides split during Barter Theatre's world premiere comedy, 'Hollywood Confidential.' Penned by the playwriting team of the late V. Cate and her son Duke Ernsberger who also wrote 'Dracula Bites,' 'Elvis Has Left the Building' and 'A Visit from Scarface,' it's the kind of play that will have you rolling in the aisles. 'Hollywood Confidential' begins June 5 at Barter Stage II. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 5/25/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for San Antonio (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Present THE SHORT TREE AND THE BIRD THAT COULD NOT SING, 4/8-5/24Cincinnati Playhouse to Present THE SHORT TREE AND THE BIRD THAT COULD NOT SING, 4/8-5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's Off the Hill series for families concludes with THE SHORT TREE AND THE BIRD THAT COULD NOT SING, which will tour to community venues throughout the Tristate from April 8 through May 24. Recommended for ages 5 and up, the show is a wacky fable of an unlikely friendship between a tree that resents its roots and a spunky, unflappable bird with a horrible singing voice. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 5/18/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for San Antonio (more...)

Barter's THE WIZARD OF OZ Begins TonightBarter's THE WIZARD OF OZ Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

There's no place like home, unless that place is Barter Theatre! This summer, Barter presents the gorgeously eye-popping musical 'The Wizard of Oz.' The magic begins tonight, May 17 on Barter's Main Stage. (more...)

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