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Behind the curtain

Behind the curtain

In category: Exhibitions

A pop-up exhibit in the lobby of The Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St, Toronto, M5B 1M.

11am to 3pm, Wednesdays to Saturdays
Throughout July & August 2017

This free pop-up exhibit offered the rare chance to see costumes and other theatre wonders up close.

Man Looking at DAVID FRENCH

David French: Writing Home

In category: Exhibitions

Produced by the National Arts Centre in association with Theatre Museum Canada

This exhibit is currently available for touring to venues across Canada.

For more information about this option, please contact:
Judi Pearl
National Arts Centre English Theatre
613-947-7000 ext.

Tom Hendry in Barbados

TOM HENDRY: Kickstarter of Canadian Theatre

In category: Exhibitions

October 2014
to July 2016

Macdonald Heaslip Walkway of Theatre History

Tom was a playwright, producer, administrator, director, literary manager, policy creator, founder – and it turns out, a collector of posters. (Most of the posters in this exhibit were kept in a box under his bed).

A Day In The Life Of A Playwright

In category: Events

Theatre Museum Goes Backstage
Free Public Learning Event

Monday March 31, 2014
Hosted by Ryerson Theatre School

Join us to hear these wonderful playwrights discuss a day in the life of a writer.

Panelists included:
Morwyn Brebner
Lisa Codrington
Sheldon Rosen

This event was made possible by donations to Theatre Museum Canada made in memory of its Founding Chair, Herbert Whittaker.

Black and white man on chair woman in his lap

Renegade Bodies: Canadian Dance in the 1970s

In category: Exhibitions

September 2011
to September 2014

Macdonald Heaslip Walkway of Theatre History

Theatre Museum Canada presented an exhibit by Dance Collection Danse

The 1970s saw an unprecedented dance boom in Canada. Canadian dancers travelled the world as unofficial cultural ambassadors.

Man looking at exhibition panel

David French: Writing Home

In category: Exhibitions

Produced by the National Arts Centre in association with Theatre Museum Canada

An online companion exhibit is also featured on the NAC’s educational website ArtsAlive.ca.

September to November 2011
National Arts Centre, Ottawa

September to October 2012
Tarragon Theatre, Toronto

October to November 2013
Thousand Islands Playhouse, Gananoque

This special retrospective exhibit about one of Canada’s most influential playwrights, David French (1939 – 2010), produced by the National Arts Centre in association with Theatre Museum Canada, celebrated David French’s life, his career, and why his work was so important to the development of English Canadian theatre.

Stage Set For Canadian Theatre Museum

In category: News Press release

David Mirvish announces a permanent home.

Theatre Impressario David Mirvish, announced that Theatre Museum Canada will have a permanent home in a new development to be built at 355 King Street West. Located in the heart of Toronto ‘s theatre district, the museum will be a vital addition to Canada ‘s rich theatrical heritage.

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