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Theatre Museum presents the Toronto Theatre Database Project
Trying to remember who was in that show you loved?
Theatre Museum Canada is delighted to present a new website project recording the production history and performance dates of Toronto’s professional theatre: The Toronto Theatre Database Project (www.ttdb.ca).
Our Leaving Ladies: Canadian Actresses Starring on World Stages from the 1840s to 1940s
Our Leaving Ladies:
Canadian Actresses Starring on World Stages from the 1840s to 1940s
by Dr. Cecilia Morgan
by Matthew Dunleavy
Macdonald Heaslip Walkway of Theatre History
Hart House Theatre, University of Toronto.
Interview with Christopher Plummer
In 2007 Christopher Plummer sat down with R.H. Thomson for this charming in-depth conversation about a life in the theatre. (Click on the photo).
This has always been one of the most popular interviews in our Legend Library series.
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In Memorium CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, C.C.
“Good Night, Sweet Prince” (Hamlet, Act V, scene ii)
Theatre Museum Canada has not only lost its Honorary Patron, the theatrical world has lost one of its greatest classical actors.
Christopher Plummer cherished his Canadian roots and his generosity of spirit was exemplified by his long time support of TMC.
Actor Ron Braden (1931-2012) celebrates a life in the theatre with charitable gift in his will
With profound gratitude Theatre Museum Canada thanks actor Ron Braden for the charitable gift of $548,000 made in his Will. The largest donation ever made to Theatre Museum Canada, it creates The Gertrude Isobelle Braden Fund, named after his mother, and will help the organization preserve Canadian theatre heritage for future generations.