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The Theatre Centre Reopens with Free Comedy Festival and New 2021/22 Programming Photo The Theatre Centre Reopens with Free Comedy Festival and New 2021/22 Programming
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2021

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‚ÄĒpart live comedy festival, part digital production‚ÄĒfrom October 26 to October 30, 2021.

Jax Smith & Helene Taylor Announce Online Premiere Of Short Play DISCORD Photo Jax Smith & Helene Taylor Announce Online Premiere Of Short Play DISCORD
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2021

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 Photo Jax Smith & Helene Taylor Announce Online Premiere Of Short Play DISCORD
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2021

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

Young People's Theatre Announces Spring Line-Up Photo Young People's Theatre Announces Spring Line-Up
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2021

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 Photo The Theatre Centre Announces Plans for 2020/21
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

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! Photo Winners Announced for Toronto's 2020 Dora Awards!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

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 Photo Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2020

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 Photo BWW Review: BUFFOON Laughs Through Bared Teeth at Tarragon Theatre
by Louis Train - Nov 21, 2019

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 Photo Common Boots Theatre Presents SCADDING at the Toronto Fringe Festival
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 18, 2019

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 Photo WOKE N' BROKE Set for Run at Toronto Fringe
by Julie Musbach - Jun 11, 2019

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 Photo Nightwood Theatre Announces its 2019/20 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2019

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!
by Alan Henry - Jun 27, 2016

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
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

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.

Tarragon Theatre to Host 2016 Play Reading Week This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

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.

BWW Review: LOOK AGAIN Is A Look Well Worth Taking
by Herbert Paine - Feb 17, 2016

Canadian writer and director Daniel O'Connor casts a laserlike lens on human nature in LOOK AGAIN, a whimsical and endearing film that has its central character looking at life through a mystical set of white-rimmed glasses and discovering that not all is as it seems. Featuring Anand Rajaram and a solid cast, the film is an eye-opener!

Tarragon to Stage New Kat Sandler Play MUSTARD
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 14, 2016

Tarragon Theatre presents the world premiere of Mustard, a darkly comic fairytale by one of Toronto's hottest and most prolific young playwrights and directors, Kat Sandler, in her debut work for the company. This whimsical production about a mother and daughter navigating life after divorce is directed byAshlie Corcoran, who now helms her second work for Tarragon (the first was the Tarragon-Theatre Smash co-production of The Ugly One two seasons ago). Mustardpreviews from February 2, opens February 10 and runs to March 13 in Tarragon's Extraspace.

Casting Set for WITHIN THE GLASS and More as Part of Tarragon Theatre's 45th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

Richard Rose, Artistic Director of Tarragon Theatre, announced casting for the second half of the theatre's 45th anniversary season today.

Casting Set for WITHIN THE GLASS and More as Part of Tarragon Theatre's 45th Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Richard Rose, Artistic Director of Tarragon Theatre, announced casting for the second half of the theatre's 45th anniversary season today.

Tarragon to Stage Bollywood-Inspired MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 9, 2015

Tarragon Theatre proudly presents the world premiere of a Bollywood-inspired adaptation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing - set in Brampton, Ontario!

SummerWorks 2014 Award Winners Announced
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 18, 2014

Canada's 23rd annual SummerWorks Performance Festival wrapped up another successful year with an awards ceremony recognizing outstanding artistic achievements at the Closing Night Party, held at The Theatre Centre (1115 Queen Street West). This year the festival celebrates strong audience presence and increased support to artists with a total of 572 artists who put on 366 performances of 61 productions.

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