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Looking back at an exciting 2015 at Tarragon

Happy New Year from Tarragon Theatre! In 2015 at Tarragon… We celebrated our 45th anniversary of developing new plays at Tarragon Audiences experienced 6 new Canadian plays having their world premieres, 2 classics re-imagined, and a special ’spontaneous theatre’ experience Our productions employed 56 actors and over 80 creative and administrative team members Our new … Read More

Within the Glass featuring Nicola Correia-Damude (photo by Cylla von Tiedemann, illustration by Amy Killoran)

Tarragon Theatre presents World Premiere of Within the Glass

Tarragon Theatre presents World Premiere of Within the Glass By Anna Chatterton Directed by Andrea Donaldson Starring Paul Braunstein, Nicola Correia-Damude, Philippa Domville and Rick Roberts TORONTO (November 26, 2015) – Tarragon Theatre presents the world premiere of Within the Glass by Tarragon Playwright-in-Residence, performer and librettist Anna Chatterton in her debut work for the … Read More

Tarragon welcomes international theatre researchers to Wormwood

On Tuesday, November 17, a group of international theatre research/scholars came to see Andrew Kushnir’s Wormwood. Kushnir is a collaborator with Dr. Kathleen Gallagher’s research team  at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. The international group of researchers came from India, Taiwan, Greece, the UK and Canada to participate in a … Read More

Tarragon announces casting for second half of 2015/16

Tarragon Theatre announces casting for second half of 2015-16 season TORONTO (November 16, 2015) – Richard Rose, Artistic Director of Tarragon Theatre, announced casting for the second half of the theatre’s 45th anniversary season today. From January through May, 2016, the three world premieres and Toronto debut of a critically acclaimed work that comprise the … Read More

Q&A with Wormwood Playwright Andrew Kushnir

What inspired you to write Wormwood? In 2004, when hundreds of thousands of people took to the Maidan Square in Kyiv, in peaceful protest against an election stolen by regime and Russian-backed candidate Viktor Yanukovych, my cultural heritage suddenly became hyper-visible. I think it became visible to a lot of people in an affirming, inspiring … Read More

Wormwood featuring Chala Hunter (photo by Cylla von Tiedemann, illustration by Amy Killoran)

Tarragon Theatre Presents World Premiere of Wormwood

Casting Announced and Rehearsals Underway for Tarragon Theatre World Premiere of WORMWOOD Written by Andrew Kushnir Directed by Richard Rose Starring Benedict Campbell, Luke Humphrey, Chala Hunter, Amy Keating, Nancy Palk, Ken James Stewart, Scott Wentworth and bandura player Victor Mishalow TORONTO (October 22, 2015) – Casting is announced and rehearsals are underway for the … Read More

The Trouble with Mr. Adams featuring Chris Earle (photo by Cylla von Tiedemann, illustration by Amy Killoran)

Rehearsals Underway The Trouble with Mr. Adams

Rehearsals Underway for Tarragon Theatre World Premiere of The Trouble with Mr. Adams By Gord Rand Directed by Lisa Peterson Starring Philippa Domville, Chris Earle, Allegra Fulton and Sydney Owchar   TORONTO (October 6, 2015) – Rehearsals are underway for Tarragon Theatre’s world premiere of The Trouble with Mr. Adams by acclaimed actor and playwright … Read More

Tarragon and RBC Foundation announce Cliff Cardinal Winner of the RBC Tarragon Emerging Playwright Prize

Tarragon Theatre and RBC Foundation are pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s RBC Tarragon Emerging Playwright Prize is Cliff Cardinal.  After soliciting nominations for the prize from artistic directors across Canada and an extensive review process, Tarragon’s artistic staff – Richard Rose, Artistic Director, Andrea Donaldson, Assistant Artistic Director and Andrea Romaldi, … Read More

Tarragon Theatre announces Workspace, a centre for experimentation, exploration, and extensive play development for Tarragon

Tarragon Theatre announces Workspace, a centre for experimentation, exploration, and extensive play development for Tarragon TORONTO (August 26, 2015) – Tarragon Theatre is pleased to announce its new Workspace, a centre for experimentation, exploration, and extensive play development for Tarragon, independent artists, collectives, and theatre companies. With rehearsal and performance space at a premium in … Read More