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Jul 21, 2022
Take It, As You Like It!

Canadian Stage interviews Anand Rajaram

We sat down with Anand Rajaram, the Director of As You Like It, to get the inside scoop on the play, what makes this High Park adaptation so special, his shift from acting to directing, and more!   

Jul 4, 2022
Interview with Jully Black, Canada’s Queen of R&B Soul

Canadian Stage interviews Jully Black

We’re thrilled to present Jully Black, ‘Canada’s Queen of R&B Soul’, at Canadian Stage’s inaugural Dream in High Park Summer Music Festival. In this edition of CS Grid, we sat down with Jully to hear about some of the people who give her strength and inspire her, and she shares a personal message to her die-hard fans and soon-to-be Jully Black music lovers.   

 

Jun 29, 2022
TheatreBall‘22, That’s A Wrap!

Canadian Stage

On June 21st, we welcomed donors, board members, and special guests to Evergreen Brick Works for the return of our annual Gala, TheatreBall'22! Keep on reading for the full event recap.  

Jun 29, 2022
Meet the KUNÉ Band!

Canadian Stage interviews KUNÉ

We’re delighted to welcome Kuné, Canada’s Global Orchestra, to the High Park stage as part of the Dream in High Park Summer Music Festival in partnership with Small World Music. We interviewed KUNÉ to learn more about their relationship, how they, as a collective, weave together various rich and diverse musical cultures, and what it means to create music in the city.

 

Jun 23, 2022
Seeing Evergreen

Written by Jordana Franklin

Seeing Evergreen builds a bridge between the generations by inviting local youth to connect with older adults. The resulting exhibition encapsulates the stories of these seniors through portraits and creative writing. Let's dive deeper into this work!

Jun 22, 2022
The Journey of Jamii Esplanade

Written by Jordana Franklin

I was thrilled to sit down with Isorine Marc, the Founder, Artistic & Executive Director of our community partner, Jamii. We were joined by Jamii team members Maysam Abu Khreibeh and Ana Higuera to discuss the organization’s journey from its incidental start, flourishing through a pandemic, to its re-envisioning as it moves forward.

Jun 16, 2022
Building a Garden of Earthly Delights with Shadowland Theatre

Canadian Stage interviews Shadowland Theare

In this edition of CS Grid, we interviewed Shadowland Theatre, the set, costume and prop designers of Shakespeare's As You Like It, as part of the Dream in High Park summer program this year for an inside scoop on their work.

Apr 21, 2022
Crypto Goes Beyond the Usual

Deirdre Kelly

In this edition of CS Grid, guest writer Deirdre Kelly interviews the cast and creative team behind Crypto for an exclusive inside look into into the creation process, what makes this dance production unique, and much more.

Mar 28, 2022
In Conversation with Other People Creative Team

Canadian Stage

The Relay

We sat down with director Brendan Healy, dramaturge Daniel MacIvor and writer/performer Daniel Brooks, for an inside look at the play, Other People.

Watch the exclusive video interviews in this edition of CS Grid.