Nightwood Theatre Bids Farewell To Artistic Director Kelly ThorntonNightwood Theatre Bids Farewell To Artistic Director Kelly Thornton
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

It is with a mix of both excitement and sadness that Nightwood Theatre's Board of Directors announces the departure of Artistic Director Kelly Thornton. Kelly will be stepping down from her position in order to take on the role of Artistic Director of Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre in Winnipeg. Royal MTC is Canada's oldest regional theatre, and produces 10 plays on two stages, a regional tour of Manitoba and Northwest Ontario, a wide range of youth programming and two annual festivals: the Master Playwright Festival, and North America's second-largest Fringe, the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival.  (more...)

UNHOLY Returns For Limited Engagement Live At Zoomer HallUNHOLY Returns For Limited Engagement Live At Zoomer Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Following two hit runs as part of Nightwood Theatre's 2016/17 and 2017/18 mainstage seasons, Diane Flacks' Dora Award-nominated Unholy will be remounted in an exclusive return engagement from November 16-18, 2018, live at Zoomer Hall (70 Jefferson Ave.) in Liberty Village.  Unholy will be shot in front of a live studio audience for an upcoming special on VisionTV, Canada's only multi-faith, multi-cultural television channel available in over 10 million homes. (more...)

The World Premiere Of NOW YOU SEE HER Comes to Buddies in Bad Times TheatreThe World Premiere Of NOW YOU SEE HER Comes to Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Nightwood Theatre, Quote Unquote Collective and Why Not Theatre are immensely proud to co-produce the World Premiere of Now You See Her. With a track record of successful collaboration, from supporting the first iteration of Quote Unquote's Mouthpiece in the RISER Project in 2015, to its production in Nightwood Theatre's 2016/17 and 2017/18 mainstage seasons, the relationship has been a fruitful one. Now, fresh from premiering the critically acclaimed adaptation of MOUTHPIECE as the Special Presentations Opening Night film at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, Dora Award-winning artists Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava (Artists to Watch in Fall 2018 - NOW Magazine) have joined forces with Lisa Karen Cox, Maggie Huculak, Raha Javanfar, and Cheyenne Scott to create this incendiary new piece of theatre. (more...)

TAPA Announces VIP Presenters For Dora Awards; Astrid Van Wieren to HostTAPA Announces VIP Presenters For Dora Awards; Astrid Van Wieren to Host
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Jacoba Knaapen, Toronto Alliance or the Performing Arts (TAPA) Executive Director and Dora Mavor Moore Awards Producer, announced the VIP presenters today for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, to be held on Monday, June 25 at the Winter Garden Theatre of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season, SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY and MoreNightwood Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season, SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY and More
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown are proud to announce Nightwood Theatre's 2018/19 season. In our penultimate season before our 40th anniversary, we have assembled an ambitious lineup of some of the most dynamic female voices working in theatre today. Nightwood is proud to support and partner with an ever-burgeoning community of artists and like-minded arts organizations to develop high-caliber contemporary theatre. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre Announces GRACE By Jane Doe At Crow's TheatreNightwood Theatre Announces GRACE By Jane Doe At Crow's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

In alignment with Crow's Theatre's 2018/19 Season Announcement, Nightwood Theatre is pleased to announce its production of Grace by Jane Doe in January 2019. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre Presents MOUTHPIECE - Back By Popular DemandNightwood Theatre Presents MOUTHPIECE - Back By Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Mouthpiece is a heart-wrenching and humorous journey into the female psyche. The performance is a virtuosic display of physical ingenuity and vocal orchestration. In the wake of her mother's death, Mouthpiece follows one woman, for one day, as she tries to find her voice. Interweaving a cappella harmony, dissonance, text, and physicality, two performers express the inner conflict that exists within one modern woman's head. (more...)

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Grapple with Race, Sex, Religion, Environment and MoreBuddies in Bad Times Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Grapple with Race, Sex, Religion, Environment and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Artistic Director Evalyn Parry announced an exciting line-up for Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's 2017/18 season today. The season presents a series of engaging, timely productions that grapple with questions of race, indigeneity, sex, queerphobia, religion, and climate change. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season of World Premieres & MoreNightwood Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season of World Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown have announced Nightwood Theatre's 2016-2017 season. In our 37th season we have assembled a full playbill representing some of the most dynamic female voices working in theatre today. Nightwood is proud to support and partner with the ever-burgeoning community of independent artists that are developing high caliber contemporary theatre. (more...)

WELL BORN to Play Artscape YoungplaceWELL BORN to Play Artscape Youngplace
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

?Well Born, a new play by Celeste Percy-Beauregard, chronicles an expectant mother who must confront her past in order to embrace her future. What she discovers about her birth parents however, does nothing to put her fears about her own pregnancy to rest. Well Born explores the themes of otherness, new motherhood, and preconceived notions associated with Down syndrome through a deeply personal and, at times, darkly comic lens. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre to Host 2015 LAWYER SHOWNightwood Theatre to Host 2015 LAWYER SHOW
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Nightwood Theatre is proud to present the sixth annual Lawyer Show. Co-directed by Nightwood's Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Associate Artistic Director Michelle Alexander, supported by a team of professional coaches, designers, and crew, this unique event sees a cast of 36 lawyers take the stage to perform Love's Labour's Lost. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature NIRBHAYA, REFUGE & MoreNightwood Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature NIRBHAYA, REFUGE & More
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre Presents HER2 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Now thru Feb 1Nightwood Theatre Presents HER2 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Now thru Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Nightwood Theatre continues its 2014/15 season with the world premiere of HER2 by celebrated playwright Maja Ardal at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street, from tonight, January 13 to February 1, 2015. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress/Producer Sarah Booth Talks BLACKBIRDBWW Interview: Actress/Producer Sarah Booth Talks BLACKBIRD
by Dennis Kucherawy - Jan 8, 2015

Montreal actress/producer Sarah Booth's Toronto debut in the searing, smash indie hit 'Blackbird' is an overnight hit three years in the making. Calling her and her partner David Ferry's performances 'remarkable,' the Toronto Star critic raved 'A must see. Catch it while you can.' 'A heart-stopping production,' opined the Globe and Mail's J. Kelly Nestruck. Martin Morrow for the Torontoist called it 'electrifying.' '(A) gripping, explosive production of an unsettling play,' wrote Lynn Slotkin in her review posted on The Slotkin Letter. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre to Present HER2 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Jan 13-Feb 1Nightwood Theatre to Present HER2 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Jan 13-Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

?Nightwood Theatre continues its 2014/15 season with the world premiere of HER2 by celebrated playwright Maja Ardal at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street, from January 13 to February 1, 2015. Directed by Kim Blackwell and featuring a stellar all-female cast, HER2 is a probing examination of the uneasy relationship between medical science and the human spirit. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre's New Groundswell Festival to Return 9/8-14Nightwood Theatre's New Groundswell Festival to Return 9/8-14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Nightwood Theatre launches its 2014/15 season with the return of our popular festival of new works, the New Groundswell Festival, in The Historic Distillery District from September 8 to 14, 2014. Featuring workshop productions of Obeah Opera by Nicole Brooks and With Individual Desire by Susanna Fournier from an original idea by Kelli Fox and Sarah Kitz, the festival also features a National Play Reading Series, and late-night Saloon Salons on topical themes. The talents of more than 50 women artists will be showcased over the seven days of the festival. (more...)

VIGIL, THE PRINCE OF HOMBURG & More Set for Talk Is Free Theatre's 2014-15 SeasonVIGIL, THE PRINCE OF HOMBURG & More Set for Talk Is Free Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Today, Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced plans for Talk Is Free Theatre's upcoming season. It will include a wide range of new and forgotten classics from the world repertoire, as well as a visit from an original Canadian musical. (more...)

HER2 & New Groundswell Festival Set for Nightwood Theatre's 2014-15 SeasonHER2 & New Groundswell Festival Set for Nightwood Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Denyse Karn have announced Nightwood Theatre's 2014/2015 season. Now in its 35th year, Nightwood Theatre presents the return of the popular New Groundswell Festival this September, followed by the world premiere of HER2 by Maja Ardalat Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in January 2015. Nightwood Theatre's work this season is truly epic: whether in the character's journeys or in the sheer scope of the pieces, we are telling bold, brave, and intimate new stories about the lives lived by women. (more...)

Alumnae Theatre's 2014 New Ideas Festival Kicks Off TodayAlumnae Theatre's 2014 New Ideas Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

This year's New Ideas Festival of 15 new plays promises to be an exciting and eclectic mix ranging from dystopian drama to royal shenanigans. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre Continues Season with THE CAROUSEL, Now thru 3/30Nightwood Theatre Continues Season with THE CAROUSEL, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Nightwood Theatre continues its 2013/14 season with the English-language premiere of The Carousel by Governor General Award-winning playwright Jennifer Tremblay at Berkeley Street Theatre, Downstairs from today, March 11 to 30, 2014. (more...)

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