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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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May 28, 2021
The Future of Live Cinema

Written by Maziar Ghaderi

Maziar Ghaderi from the Live Cinema Collective looks at the creation and future of live cinema.

Mar 27, 2021
A Year Later

Written by Brendan Healy

On World Theatre Day Brendan reflects on the year that has been - a year of uncertainty and reflection - and looks to the future as we rebuild together.

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?