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 Workspace program provided 1500+ hours of free rehearsal space and artistic support for the development of 21 new theatre projects
- 10 Playwrights received grants to support the development of their new plays
- Hannah Moscovitch’s Infinity, which had its world premiere at Tarragon in the Extraspace, won the Dora Award for Best New Play
- Playwright-in-Residence David Yee won the Governor General’s Literary Award for his play carried away on the crest of a wave
- Playwright-in-Residence Kate Cayley won the Trillium Book Award for her short story collection When You Were Born
- Our new ‘First Preview’ program invited hundreds of community members who might not otherwise have access to attend a show at Tarragon for free
- Hundreds of students from colleges, universities and secondary schools attended plays this season and benefitted from extended educational programming including workshops, talkbacks, and in-depth conversations with Tarragon artists
Thank you for celebrating 45 years of Tarragon with us, and we look forward to seeing you at the theatre in the new year!
Tarragon Theatre Staff & Artists