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Crow's Theatre Reveals 2024-25 Season Lineup

Crow's Theatre has announced its 41st season, the largest and most ambitious season in the company's history. Learn more about the season here!
Nina Lee Aquino Will Complete Tenure as Artistic Director at Factory Theatre at the End of the 21/22 Season

The Factory Theatre Board of Directors has announced that Nina Lee Aquino will end her tenure as the Factory's Artistic Director. Nina has been a guiding force for the company for a decade during which she has mentored emerging talent, created a platform for diverse voices to be heard and a stage for the best in Canadian theatre.
Factory Presents the World Premiere of YOU CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE

Factory is continuing its innovative 20/21 season, with the world premiere of YOU CAN’T GET THERE FROM HERE, a brand new collection of audio theatrical dramas all set in and around Toronto’s many neighbourhoods and familiar landmarks.
Winner Announced for 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

The 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.K. playwright Alice Birch for her play "Anatomy of a Suicide". Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Prize is awarded annually to recognize women from around the world who have written works of outstanding quality for the English-speaking theatre. The Winner will receive $25,000 and a signed and numbered print by renowned artist Willem de Kooning.
Finborough Theatre Announces New Season

Our second season of 2018 - the 150th year of the Finborough Theatre building - features new writing with two European premieres from award-winning playwrights from Canada and the United States, and a UK premiere from controversial German dramatist Rolf Hochhuth in his fourth production at the Finborough Theatre including a performance in German; two rediscoveries from the 1980s - the first professional UK production since 1980 of a musical from the composer of Half A Sixpence, and a classic feminist play by Sarah Daniels; and, as part of our 150th birthday series, a London premiere in English from celebrated French dramatist Paul Claudel who was born 150 years ago.
Finalists Selected for the 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights writing in the English language. Chosen from over 150 nominated plays, the Finalists are:
BWW Review: The Stratford Festival's Production of TARTUFFE is Hilarious, Clever, and Frighteningly Relevant

The Stratford Festival midseason openings are upon us, and first up was Director Chris Abraham's much anticipated production of Moliere's TARTUFFE at the Festival Theatre. The translation by Ranjit Bolt (with some updates to reflect current politics) finds the perfect tone and allows a French satire from 1664 to feel incredibly (almost frighteningly) relevant right now. An excellent company, led by the fantastic Tom Rooney had the audience absolutely howling. This is definitely one to see!
Factory Theatre to Stage World Premiere of LITTLE PRETTY AND THE EXCEPTIONAL

Factory welcomes the return of Anusree Roy (Brothel #9) with her newest work, the world premiere of LITTLE PRETTY AND THE EXCEPTIONAL, directed by Brendan Healy.
BROTHEL #9, CHAI HOUSE and BHOPAL Coming Up This Month at Diwali Fest

The Diwali Fest celebrations continue into November. Presented by the Diwali Celebration Society, Diwali Fest opened on October 11 with the Western Canadian premiere of Piya Behrupiya (Twelfth Night) and runs until November 30. The Diwali Fest events scheduled for November include the Western Canadian premiere of Brothel #9 by South Asian playwright Anusree Roy, the return of 'Chai House', and a staged reading of the world-renowned, critically acclaimed play Bhopal, by Canadian playwright Rahul Varma.
BROTHEL #9, CHAI HOUSE and BHOPAL Coming Up This Month at Diwali Fest

The Diwali Fest celebrations continue into November. Presented by the Diwali Celebration Society, Diwali Fest opened on October 11 with the Western Canadian premiere of Piya Behrupiya (Twelfth Night) and runs until November 30. The Diwali Fest events scheduled for November include the Western Canadian premiere of Brothel #9 by South Asian playwright Anusree Roy, the return of 'Chai House', and a staged reading of the world-renowned, critically acclaimed play Bhopal, by Canadian playwright Rahul Varma.
Fashion, Theatre and More Added to Diwali Fest 2016 Lineup

The Diwali Celebration Society, producers of Diwali Fest, has announced the artist lineup for the festival's signature events - "Diwali Downtown Vancouver" (October 29 at the Roundhouse) and "Diwali Downtown Surrey" (November 5 at Surrey City Hall).
Fashion, Theatre and More Added to Diwali Fest 2016 Lineup

The Diwali Celebration Society, producers of Diwali Fest, has announced the artist lineup for the festival's signature events - "Diwali Downtown Vancouver" (October 29 at the Roundhouse) and "Diwali Downtown Surrey" (November 5 at Surrey City Hall).
Finborough Theatre Presents World Premiere of TRIDENT MOON

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the world premiere of Trident Moon by multi-award-winning Canadian playwright Anusree Roy in her UK debut runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Monday and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 9 October 2016. 
Finborough Theatre Presents World Premiere of TRIDENT MOON

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the world premiere of Trident Moon by multi-award-winning Canadian playwright Anusree Roy in her UK debut runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Monday and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 9 October 2016. 
FACTORY Announces 2016-2017 SEASON

Following the strong success of the critically-acclaimed and multi-award winning NAKED season, Factory continues its commitment to producing 100% Canadian content with the announcement of the 2016-2017 season. Six distinctive productions; three world premieres, one Toronto premiere, and two return engagements, explore universal themes of family and identity from a broad range of cultural perspectives.
Finborough's Autumn Season Features Noel Coward's HOME CHAT and THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST

The Finborough Theatre's Autumn season features five new plays - a 60th anniversary season from the National Youth Theatre including new plays by two Olivier Award-nominated playwrights and the first ever stage production of Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist; as well as two world premieres about the refugee and immigrant experience from award-winning North American dramatists. Also presented, the first UK production in nearly 90 years of Noel Coward's Home Chat ; and the UK premiere of hit Off Broadway musical Adding Machine: A Musical.
Factory's BOMBAY BLACK Begins Tonight at the Mainspace

The Factory production of BOMBAY BLACK, featuring actor and playwright Anusree Roy, begins tonight, November 18.
Anusree Roy Joins Factory's BOMBAY BLACK This Fall; Azeem Nathoo Departs

Due to personal circumstances, Azeem Nathoo has unfortunately had to leave the Factory production of BOMBAY BLACK. The role of Padma will now be played by actor and playwright Anusree Roy.
Peggy Baker to Receive 2015 George Luscombe Award

The George Luscombe Award was inaugurated in 1999. Revolutionary theatre founder and artistic director George Luscombe founded Toronto Workshop Productions in 1959, marking the beginnings of Toronto's alternative theatre movement. He was Artistic Director for 27 years at TWP.
Nightwood Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature NIRBHAYA, REFUGE & More

Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown have announced Nightwood Theatre's 2015/2016 Season. In our 36th season we continue to produce work that confronts some of the most relevant issues of our times. From shattering the culture of shame in gender-based violence (Nirbhaya), to exposing the pitfalls of Canada's refugee system (Refuge), from unearthing the buried history of slaves in Salem (Obeah Opera), to the clash of idealism and bureaucracy (The Public Servant), the issues raised in these plays will ignite a compelling dialogue with our audience.

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