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Globe Theatre Cancels the Remainder of its 2020-21 Season Photo Globe Theatre Cancels the Remainder of its 2020-21 Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2020

The Globe Theatre has announced the cancellation of the remainder of its 2020|2021 season. With the challenges faced due to the pandemic, the theatre cannot confidently deliver the revised lineup of shows while adhering to public health restrictions that would allow artists and audiences to gather safely.

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.

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.

Toronto Fringe Festival 2019 Announces Lineup Photo Toronto Fringe Festival 2019 Announces Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2019

THE TORONTO FRINGE FESTIVAL returns this summer with an extensive line-up of productions by award-winning artists, the popular POSTSCRIPT pop-up patio, and for the first time, will venture to the East End with 16 shows presented at main venue Streetcar Crowsnest. The TORONTO FRINGE takes place July 3 July 14, 2019 with 151 shows at 46 venues presented across the city, and all venues are fully accessible.

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.

Common Boots Theatre presents THE STORY at Christie Pits Park, Dec 11-30 Photo Common Boots Theatre presents THE STORY at Christie Pits Park, Dec 11-30
by Robert Diamond - Nov 6, 2017

Common Boots Theatre returns to outdoor winter theatre with Martha Ross's award-winning THE STORY, presented in association with Soulpepper Theatre as part of their annual Family Festival, December 11-30, 2017 at Christie Pits Park.

Common Boots Theatre's TAILS FROM THE CITY Enchants at Evergreen Brick Works Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Starring the wild animals who prowl Toronto's backyards, ravines and city streets, COMMON BOOTS THEATRE (formerly Theatre Columbus) presents TAILS FROM THE CITY, a new play by award-winning playwright Marjorie Chan with the company, directed by Jennifer Brewin, outdoors at Toronto's historic Evergreen Brick Works from tonight, December 10 - 30, 2015.

Common Boots Theatre's TAILS FROM THE CITY to Enchant at Evergreen Brick Works This Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Starring the wild animals who prowl Toronto's backyards, ravines and city streets, COMMON BOOTS THEATRE (formerly Theatre Columbus) presents TAILS FROM THE CITY, a new play by award-winning playwright Marjorie Chan with the company, directed by Jennifer Brewin, outdoors at Toronto's historic Evergreen Brick Works from December 10 - 30, 2015.

Peter Hinton to Direct Factory's BOMBAY BLACK
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 29, 2015

Poetic, mythic, and brave - Factory presents BOMBAY BLACK by Anosh Irani, directed by Peter Hinton, and presented with an all-male cast starring Kawa Ada, Howard J. Davis, and Azeem Nathoo. Part of Factory's Naked Season, this revival ofBOMBAY BLACK will focus on Irani's evocative text and the transformative power of performance.

BWW Review: Factory Theatre's AGE OF AROUSAL is Anything But Gritty
by Jason Carlos - Oct 23, 2015

Nina Lee Aquino, Artistic Director of the Factory Theatre describes their 2015/2016 Naked Season as 'pure theatrical encounters between the audience, the actor, the text, and the empty space that we all temporarily share'. Unfortunately, what was supposed to be reimagined, stripped down retelling of gritty Canadian plays, turned out to be a lacklustre and dull night at the theatre.

Factory to Present BANANA BOYS
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 5, 2015

What exactly is a banana boy? To a group of Asian-Canadian men in their twenties, it's a peculiar predicament; "growing up yellow on the outside, and white on the inside." Factory presents BANANA BOYS, written by Leon Aureus, adapted from the novel by Terry Woo, and directed by Factory Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino. 

Factory to Present AGE OF AROUSAL - Stripped Naked
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 17, 2015

FACTORY presents The Naked Season 2015/16CANADIAN CLASSICS REIMAGINED

Factory Theatre Announces 2015-16 Season
by Alan Henry - Jun 24, 2015

Factory Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino has invited five outstanding directors and champions of Canadian theatre to engage Toronto audiences with new, bold interpretations of six classic Canadian plays, stripped down to their most striking elements. Text, actors, audience - these are the fundamental building blocks for each production that will showcase the directors' visions for these Canadian classics, which should and must be experienced again.

THE PUBLIC SERVANT Sells Out at GCTC
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 11, 2015

Great Canadian Theatre Company is ending its 2014-2015 season with a smash hit. Today, the theatre announced its production of The Public Servant is completely sold out. Since opening night on June 4th, the Box Office has been inundated with hundreds of calls a day, quickly selling out all available tickets not held by subscribers. The show runs until June 21 and cannot be extended due to artist availability. There may be tickets returned to the Box Office and resold to people who come to the theatre thirty minutes before each performance.

THE PUBLIC SERVANT Comes to Great Canadian Theatre Company Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Great Canadian Theatre Company is thrilled to unveil the secret life of The Public Servant.  This poignant comedy celebrates the often un-sung heroes who work in government, day in and day out, for all Canadians.

THE PUBLIC SERVANT Comes to Great Canadian Theatre Company This June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Great Canadian Theatre Company is thrilled to unveil the secret life of The Public Servant.  This poignant comedy celebrates the often un-sung heroes who work in government, day in and day out, for all Canadians.

Nightwood Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature NIRBHAYA, REFUGE & More
by Tyler Peterson - May 5, 2015

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.

Theatre Aquarius to Present DEAD METAPHOR, 3/11-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Dean is a young ex-sniper, just back from Afghanistan, struggling to find work. His family is disintegrating before his eyes; his wife is ready to divorce him a second time, yet players on both ends of the political spectrum find Dean's special talents oddly appealing. George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor has been called "A killer comedy by a master playwright in top form".

Theatre Aquarius Presents DEAD METAPHOR, Now thru 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Dean is a young ex-sniper, just back from Afghanistan, struggling to find work. His family is disintegrating before his eyes; his wife is ready to divorce him a second time, yet players on both ends of the political spectrum find Dean's special talents oddly appealing. George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor has been called 'A killer comedy by a master playwright in top form'.

Theatre Aquarius to Present DEAD METAPHOR, 3/11-28
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 25, 2015

Dean is a young ex-sniper, just back from Afghanistan, struggling to find work. His family is disintegrating before his eyes; his wife is ready to divorce him a second time, yet players on both ends of the political spectrum find Dean's special talents oddly appealing. George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor has been called "A killer comedy by a master playwright in top form".

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