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The Jungle at Tarragon Theatre


10/1/2019 - 11/3/2019


Tarragon Theatre

Tarragon Theatre’s Extraspace, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto,
Toronto, M5R 1X3
Phone: 416.531.1827

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This is the place where people suffered and dreamed. Meet the hopeful, resilient residents of The Jungle– just across the Channel, right on our doorstep. The Jungle tells stories of loss, fear, community and hope, of the Calais camp’s creation - and of its eventual destruction. Join the residents over freshly baked naan and sweet milky chai at the Afghan Café, and experience the intense, moving and uplifting encounters between refugees from many different countries and the volunteers who arrived from the UK.

News About The Jungle at Tarragon Theatre

Winners Of The 2020 Nathan Cohen Awards Announced
December 15, 2020

Despite an arts season drastically reduced by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Theatre Critics Association was still able to present its 2020 Nathan Cohen Awards for excellence in critical writing.

BWW Review: THIS WAS THE WORLD at Tarragon Theatre
February 07, 2020

In the opening scene of THIS WAS THE WORLD, on now at Tarragon Theatre, a law professor (R.H. Thomson) meets with his supervisor (Kim Nelson) to discuss a problematic statement he made in class. a?oeI apologised immediatelya??, he insists, but the fact that he's reclining with his feet up on his briefcase suggests he is anything but apologetic. His supervisor (we later learn she is the associate dean) also informs him that the department has gone ahead with the hiring of a new law professor, an Indigenous woman, despite his complaints that she is unintelligent and unimaginative. It's important, the dean argues, Canada's legal system include more Indigenous perspectives.

BWW Review: See Toronto up close in THE JUNGLE at Tarragon Theatre
October 12, 2019

THE JUNGLE is a boldly political new play, argumentative and direct and a bit radical. It is also a touchingly honest drama, brimming with humor and pathos. And it is also another category: a Toronto play, a play that is both of and for our beautiful, challenging city. 

2019 Patrick Conner Award Recipients Announced
August 29, 2019

The Patrick Conner Award Committee announces that the recipient of the 2019 Patrick Conner Award is NIKKI SHAFFEEULLAH.

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