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2023 Marks 40 Years of Dream in High Park

This summer, Canadian Stage celebrates 40 magical years of Dream in High Park by bringing back one of Shakespeare's most beloved plays, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.  The first play ever presented in the High Park amphitheatre in 1983, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM has long been associated with the time-held tradition of Shakespeare under the stars.

MAHABHARATA World Premiere Begins Previews This Week at The Shaw Festival

The long-awaited contemporary adaptation of Mahabharata, the four-thousand-year-old Sanskrit epic, begins previews with Mahabharata: Karma (Part 1) on February 28, followed by Mahabharata: Dharma (Part 2) on March 1, at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre.

Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at Canadian Stage's High Park Amphitheatre

Banishment, unassailable friendships, brotherly hate, love at first sight, philosophy, a magical forest, and a witty young woman in disguise. These classic Shakespearean elements and more await audiences of Canadian Stage's Dream in High Park production of AS YOU LIKE IT, in bloom at the High Park Amphitheatre until September 4.


Crow's Theatre is launching the 2022.23 Season with A Month In The Country, a two-play excursion that beautifully reveals the lure of country living with its aching secrets, glorious seductions, and epic nature.

Canadian Stage to Return to High Park This Summer With AS YOU LIKE IT

After a two-year hiatus, Canadian Stage will bring Shakespeare back to High Park this summer with a new and visually thrilling production of AS YOU LIKE IT, on stage July 28th – September 4th as part of the 2022 Dream In High Park.  

Canadian Stage Adds Dan Mangan, Hawksley Workman, KUNE, and Martha Wainwright To Summer Music Series

Following the previous announcement that the dynamic 2022 Dream In High Park program would include, for the first time ever, a summer music festival celebrating the joy of live music in the great outdoors, Canadian Stage is thrilled to announce the complete Festival line-up today. The Festival boasts a series of six unmissable live concerts surrounded by the glorious mature High Park Forest and canopied by the city night skies.

Canadian Stage Announces Summer Season Filled With Music

In the summer of 2021, as live performance slowly began again after a long hiatus, Canadian Stage brought the beloved High Park Amphitheatre back to life with a robust program of live theatre, music, dance, and film presented in collaboration with nineteen partner organizations and including twenty-one productions and events, engaging over 150 artists, and welcoming over 13,000 audience members – all re-connecting communities around the dream of live performance.

Jax Smith & Helene Taylor Announce Online Premiere Of Short Play DISCORD

Where is the line? - Three short plays - MOTHER, MPDG, and DISCORd, will be digitally mounted by alma matters productions and MXL Live Loft.

Jax Smith & Helene Taylor Announce Online Premiere Of Short Play DISCORD

Where is the line? - Three short plays - MOTHER, MPDG, and DISCORd, will be digitally mounted by alma matters productions and MXL Live Loft.

The Theatre Centre Reopens with Free Comedy Festival and New 2021/22 Programming

The Theatre Centre is back with a new look and an exciting year of hybrid programming. The theatre will open its doors to the public for the first time since March 2020 for Comedy is Art—part live comedy festival, part digital production—from October 26 to October 30, 2021.

Young People's Theatre Announces Spring Line-Up

Young People's Theatre has announced its spring line-up, exploring new online experiences for young people. As theatres remain closed, this universal pause has offered YPT a unique virtual opportunity to involve more youth in the development of new works, right from the get go.

The Theatre Centre Announces Plans for 2020/21

This year, The Theatre Centre is embarking on what may be the most ambitious year of creation in its history. They will be supporting an unprecedented 16 projects led by 20 artists; creating two new development streams and more.

Winners Announced for Toronto's 2020 Dora Awards!

The annual Dora Awards celebrate excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in a ceremony that includes 46 Dora Awards, the Silver Ticket Award, and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award.

Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced

At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

BWW Review: BUFFOON Laughs Through Bared Teeth at Tarragon Theatre

In the world premiere of Anosh Irani's BUFFOON, at Tarragon Theatre, Anand Rajaram plays Felix the clown, a child of the thrilling, vicious world of the circus. On a bare gray stage with nothing but a chair for company, Felix tells his life's story, beginning with his frightening birth, through the first book he read (Moby Dick), his first kiss (a?oeThat's the tree trunk, Felixa??) and many, many moments of loss.

Common Boots Theatre Presents SCADDING at the Toronto Fringe Festival

Grab your headphones and favourite pair of shoes for this walkabout audio event. Produced with binaural audio recording, the Cadillac of recording technology, 6 short plays bring to life the hidden, hilarious world of Scadding Court. This immersive audio experience bursts open the box of radio drama, bringing you right to where the story happens.

WOKE N' BROKE Set for Run at Toronto Fringe

Woke 'n Broke is the ultimate millennial experience told through sketch comedy. Featuring a full cast of people of colour, the show explores themes of identity, religion, and politics from a range of perspectives. Highlighting the cultural clash between navigating the present-day as a young adult versus the experience your parents had, Woke 'n Broke encourages the audience to challenge their current views of millennial life.

Nightwood Theatre Announces its 2019/20 Season

Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown are proud to announce Nightwood Theatre's 2019/20 season. Marking our 40th year as Toronto's preeminent feminist theatre company, we have curated an electric lineup of productions that bravely and playfully examine politics, privilege, power, and progress. Offering up three world premieres born out of creative collaboration from Common Boots Theatre, Aluna Theatre, and Nightwood's own Write from the Hip program, as well as a Toronto premiere from Governor-General Award-nominated playwright, Karen Hines, Nightwood is proud to step into this landmark season with a focus on the future of contemporary Canadian theatre.

Canadian Opera Company Tops 2016 Dora Awards; All the Winners!

The 37th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards for the 2015-2016 season were handed out in a star-studded ceremony in Toronto on the evening of Monday, June 27 at Harbourfront Centre's Concert Stage, hosted by two-time Dora Award winner and leading actor, Bruce Dow. Scroll down for the full list of winners!

Tarragon Theatre to Host 2016 Play Reading Week Beginning Tonight

We invite you to join us for Tarragon's annual Play Reading Week, an exciting celebration of plays-in-development by the talented playwrights associated with the theatre.

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