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Jan 26, 2023
In Conversation with Magaret Atwood and Ann-Marie MacDonald

Canadian Stage

We're delighted to have welcomed Margaret Atwood and Ann-Marie MacDonald for the "In Conversation" chat hosted by Roland Gulliver (Director of the Toronto International Festival of Authors) in the Berkeley Street Theatre as part of the Fall On Your Knees ancillary events. Continue reading for some memorable moments from the evening.

Jan 24, 2023
Adapting Fall On Your Knees for the stage with Alisa Palmer

Canadian Stage interviews Alisa Palmer

We’re thrilled to present the epic, two-part stage adaption of Ann-Marie MacDonald’s internationally best-selling novel, Fall On Your Knees! In this edition of CS Grid, we’re delighted to interview Alisa on what compelled her to direct the stage adaptation, why the story resonates with us today, what fans and new audiences can expect, and so much more! 

Jan 21, 2023
Support for Fall On Your Knees

Canadian Stage

Transforming an inspired idea into a large-scale creation for the stage is only possible with major financial and artistic support. Thank you to all the generous support from funders, underwriters, and donors from across the country who fuelled this project.