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Firehall Arts Centre

28

Apr
2015

God and the Indian: Thomas Hauff

For our cross-nation partnership with Native Earth Performing Arts, we’re bringing Toronto and Vancouver audiences Drew Hayden Taylor’s God and The Indian, in Toronto’s Aki Studio May 2 – 17, 2015. Following the Toronto premiere, the production returns to the Firehall where it runs May 20 – 30, 2015. In Taylor’s two-hander, directed by Renae Morriseau, […]


28

Jan
2015

Pssst… Secrets from the show

PostSecret: The Show has inspired many audience members to share their secrets. We’ve already gone through 2,000 blank postcards in the Firehall lobby which people have used to share their inner-most thoughts, fears and confessions. Here’s just a few so far. PostSecret: The Show is on til February 7. If you want to see more audiences […]


03

Nov
2014

Meet Meghan Gardiner aka Penelope Pennywise

Meghan Gardiner is both a performer and a talented playwright. Her one woman show Dissolve continues to tour after eleven years (currently starring Emmelia Gordon), and right now she is writing new plays for both the Solo Collective and Shameless Hussy Productions. In 2012 she won the Sydney Risk Award for emerging playwright at the Jessie […]


27

Oct
2014

Meet Anton Lipovetsky, the hero of Urinetown

Anton Lipovetsky is a busy fellow – when he’s not saving the good people of Urinetown from the corrupt Urine Good Corporation, he’s composing music for shows like the award-winning Broken Sex Doll (winner Jessie Award for Outstanding Composition) and donning Shakespearean garb for Bard on the Beach (Colin Thomas from the Georgia Straight called him […]


17

Feb
2014

Hirsch’s Gift To Future Generations of Directors

This month at the Firehall, we have the privilege of presenting HIRSCH, a show about Canadian theatre legend John Hirsch (1930 – 1989). This one-man play starring Toronto’s Alon Nashman and directed by Paul Thompson is truly an ode to Canadian theatre and Hungarian refugee Hirsch’s prolific theatrical achievements. In the lead up to the […]


26

Apr
2013

Contemplation on Land-Research | Donna Spencer

  If you are a consumer of world news, you will be familiar with how much we hear about the conflict within Israel between the Palestinians and the Jewish people over the rights to land and to a lesser degree about the conflicts within different factions within these communities around beliefs and the changing world. […]