On Wednesday, April 29, Anton Piatigorsky presents a masterclass at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, 'From Page to Stage,' as he describes the process of bringing the forthcoming Eternal Hydra from script to theatrical production. Hosted by Paula Danckert, the seminar begins at noon at Saint Brigid's Centre for the Humanities (314 Saint Patrick Street).
foundWave Theatre Co-op presents Claudia Dey's Trout Stanley in Montreal from February 11 to 14 and February 18 to 21 at Theatre Ste-Catherine. All shows are at 8:00 p.m., with the exception of a one-time matinee performance on Sunday, February 15, at 2:30 p.m.
Karen Hines is an award-winning actor, director, writer and the creator of one of the most memorable characters ever to pout from a Canadian stage: the sexy, psychotic, mercury-poisoned star of The Pochsy Plays. She appears on Friday, February 6 at U of T's Literature for Our Time series in conversation with host Nick Mount. The event will feature an additional mini-performance of Hines's Pochsy!
In commemoration of Coach House's 50th Anniversary this year, publisher Stan Bevington responded to his sister's plea to clean house - and donated all 212 pristine books he had been sending to his mother since 1965 to the University of Alberta's Bruce Peel Special Collections Library.
This morning at Coach House we're all giving Brecken Hancock a great big group hug and want you all to join us in congratulating her on her big win last night. Her first poetry collection, Broom Broom, won the 2015 Language Trillium Book Award for Poetry (English Language), which comes with a $10,000 cash prize.
The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts has awarded Coach House's own Jordan Tannahill the 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Award, a prize that celebrates excellence in Toronto theatre, dance and opera. The ceremony was held Monday evening (June 22nd) at the Harbourfront Centre, where 50 prizes in total were awarded to members of Toronto's vibrant performing arts scene.
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