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Winter 2021 Season

Cloudless

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A Blueprint for the Continuance of Contemporary Live Performance

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About Canadian Stage

About Canadian Stage

Canadian Stage's mission is to be the leading contemporary performing arts organization in the country. A collision of disciplines and cultures, Canadian Stage reflects the dynamism and complexity of Canada and is a vital artistic force locally, nationally, and internationally.

In the 30+ years of its history, Canadian Stage has employed thousands of artists and developed and produced hundreds of new productions. Many of the plays developed by Canadian Stage have been awarded and nominated for Canada's most prestigious literary and performing arts honours, including the Governor General's, Chalmers and Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

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news & updates

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Feb 25, 2021
A Version of the Truth: The un-staging of Cloudless

Written by Andrew Brudz for Canadian Stage

Actors performing alone. A director editing in solitude. And audiences listening at home. Is Alison Wong’s visceral audio production of Cloudless the definitive play of the pandemic era?

Dec 16, 2020
2020 in Review

Written by Brendan Healy

Brendan Healy takes us through what 2020 looked like for him, according to his iPhone.

Nov 10, 2020
Vivek Shraya’s "How to Fail as a Popstar" Continues its Ascent

Written by Canadian Stage

In the year of the pivot, the show’s creator opens up about branching out.