Thom Marriot News

Theatre @ York to Present STRONGER VARIATIONS, 11/10-16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Theatre @ York presents a new imagining of Theatre Rusticle's critically-acclaimed The Stronger Variations, inspired by Swedish playwright August Strindberg's 1889 playette, The Stronger. Theatre Rusticle's artistic director Allyson McMackon directs the production, running November 10 to 16 in the Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre at York University. (more...)

Theatre @ York to Present Francis Beaumont's THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE, 1/20-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Theatre @ York presents a sparkling new adaptation of The Knight of the Burning Pestle, a hilarious parody by 17th century playwright Francis Beaumont, re-imagined for contemporary audiences by director Timothy Askew. Lavish period costumes, romance, treachery and sword-fighting lay siege to York University's Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre January 20 to 26. (more...)

Theatre @ York Presents Francis Beaumont's THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE, Now thru 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2013

Theatre @ York presents a sparkling new adaptation of The Knight of the Burning Pestle, a hilarious parody by 17th century playwright Francis Beaumont, re-imagined for contemporary audiences by director Timothy Askew. Lavish period costumes, romance, treachery and sword-fighting lay siege to York University's Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre tonight, January 20 to 26. (more...)

Theatre @ York to Present Francis Beaumont's THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE, 1/20-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Theatre @ York presents a sparkling new adaptation of The Knight of the Burning Pestle, a hilarious parody by 17th century playwright Francis Beaumont, re-imagined for contemporary audiences by director Timothy Askew. Lavish period costumes, romance, treachery and sword-fighting lay siege to York University's Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre January 20 to 26. (more...)

HIS GIRL FRIDAY Begins Shaw's Festival Previews
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2012

His Girl Friday, John Guare's inspired combo of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's original play The Front Page and the screen version His Girl Friday, began previews Sunday at The Shaw's Festival Theatre (more...)

Shaw Festival's MISALLIANCE Previews Tonight at the Royal George Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

Misalliance, Bernard Shaw's cheeky social examination of Darwin's idea of Natural Selection and familial affiliations, previews today at the Royal George Theatre. (more...)

PGC And York University Announce Their Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2012

Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) and the Department of Theatre in York University's Faculty of Fine Arts have established a formal internship program to provide undergraduate students with hands-on experience in arts administration in a professional setting. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2010

In the Spirit of George Bernard Shaw, the Shaw Festival provokes the mind and stirs the soul through a theatre experience so compelling that, year after year, ever broadening groups of artists, audiences and supporters are drawn to our work in Niagara-on-the-Lake and beyond. (more...)

Photo Flash: BORN YESTERDAY Ends Its Engagement At The Shaw Festival Theatre On 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

For its 2009 season, The Shaw takes on a monumental and historic project with full productions of each play in Noel Coward?s famous Tonight at 8:30 collection. The Shaw?s 2009 productions represent the first time all ten short plays have been performed in repertory by a professional company since they were first produced by London?s Phoenix Theatre in 1935-36. The plays will be performed in sets of three, one on each of the Festival?s Niagara-on-the-Lake stages, with the tenth, the rarely produced Star Chamber, being the lunchtime production in the Royal George. And to celebrate this idea for the event that it is, on two separate occasions, we will present all ten in one day ? an event we are appropriately naming ?Mad Dogs and Englishmen?. (more...)

Photo Flash: BRIEF ENCOUNTERS Runs At The Shaw Festival Theatre Until 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

For its 2009 season, The Shaw takes on a monumental and historic project with full productions of each play in Noel Coward?s famous Tonight at 8:30 collection. The Shaw?s 2009 productions represent the first time all ten short plays have been performed in repertory by a professional company since they were first produced by London?s Phoenix Theatre in 1935-36. The plays will be performed in sets of three, one on each of the Festival?s Niagara-on-the-Lake stages, with the tenth, the rarely produced Star Chamber, being the lunchtime production in the Royal George. And to celebrate this idea for the event that it is, on two separate occasions, we will present all ten in one day ? an event we are appropriately naming ?Mad Dogs and Englishmen?. (more...)