News About The Wager at Theatre Passe Muraille
Former Shaw Festival Artistic Director Christopher Newton Passes Away at 85
December 21, 2021
The Shaw Festival is mourning the death of Christopher Newton, former artistic director, who died peacefully yesterday morning at the age of 85. Actor, stage manager, playwright, artistic director, Mr. Newton made a momentous impact and life-long contributions to the Canadian theatre landscape and performing arts.
Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced
June 08, 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: Don't Bet on Theatre Gargantua's THE WAGER
November 18, 2019
Theatre Gargantua's THE WAGER is a flat-Earth musical with talking birds.
Theatre Gargantua Presents The World Premiere Of THE WAGER
October 22, 2019
Responding to an era of rampant climate change denial, fake news, and increasingly fragile defences of truth, THEATRE GARGANTUA is proud to announce the World Premiere of THE WAGER, written by Michael Spence, directed by Jacquie P.A. Thomas, featuring an exceptional cast of Olivia Croft, François Macdonald, Teiya Kasahara, and Michael Spence. THE WAGER will be presented November 14 a?" 30, 2019 in the Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace (opening night, November 15).
Jacquie P.A. Thomas Honoured With George Luscombe Award
May 30, 2019
On Tuesday May 28, 2019 during the 40th Dora Nominee Press Conference at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres, Jacquie P. A. Thomas was honoured with the George Luscombe Award for Mentorship in Professional Theatre. The George Luscombe Mentorship Award was inaugurated in 1999. Revolutionary theatre founder and artistic director George Luscombe founded Toronto Workshop Productions (TWP) in 1959, marking the beginnings of Toronto's alternative theatre movement. He was Artistic Director for 27 years at TWP.