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|June 2013 Events|
Shakespeare's beloved comedy, on one of Toronto’s most unique outdoor stages
Canopy Theatre Company
celebrates its 10th Season of Outdoor Theatre for Downtown Toronto
Shakespeare's Beloved Comedy
directed by Jeremy Hutton
House opens at 7:30pm
2 week run (10 performances)
Philosopher’s Stage at Philosopher’s Walk
80 Queen’s Park
just West of Museum Subway station
"One of Toronto's most unique outdoor theatre environments"
Map to Philosopher's Stage at Philosopher's Walk
$8 students & seniors
PAY WHAT YOU CAN TUESDAYS
July 13 & 20
recommended minimum $8
BYOB - Bring Your Own Blanket
This is an outdoor performance.
Lawn chairs are also welcome around the edge of the seating area.
A limited number of chairs and blankets will be available for rent on site for a nominal fee.
Water is also available for purchase.
Celebrating its 10th season of presenting classical works in an outdoor environment for downtown Toronto audiences, Canopy Theatre Company, in association with Hart House Theatre, is proud to announce its 2010 Summer Season. Shakespeare's Twelfth Night will be presented at one of Toronto’s most unique outdoor performance spaces, Philosopher’s Stage at Philosopher’s Walk, from Tuesday, July 13 through Saturday, July 24, 2010.
Philosopher’s Stage at Philosopher’s Walk provides the ideal venue for Shakespeare, being open to the air and the stars.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
The Canopy Theatre Company is one of Toronto’s premiere showcases for young professionals. Its mandate for its summer Season is to produce Classical Works in an outdoor environment for downtown Toronto audiences. This upcoming production marks Canopy’s 10th Season of producing Outdoor Theatre for Downtown Toronto.
Canopy Theatre Company has had the pleasure of seeing its actors and company members move onto the Stratford Festival of Canada, Halifax’s Shakespeare by the Sea, and American Theatre MFA Programs such as Penn State and the University of Virginia.
2001 - Julius Caesar
2002 - Antony and Cleopatra
2003 - Coriolanus & Titus Andronicus
2004 - The Merchant of Venice & The Trojan Women
2005 - The Tempest & Electra
2006 - Oedipus Rex
2007 - Much Ado About Nothing
2008 - As You Like It
2009 - Romeo & Juliet
Canopy’s Summer Season is co-produced with Hart House Theatre.
DIRECTIONS TO PHILOSOPHER'S STAGE
Philosopher's Stage is located on the Campus of the University of Toronto. Situated between the Edward Johnson Building and the Law Faculty Buildings the stage is only accessed by Philosopher's Walk on performance dates.
Museum Subway - exit on the West side of Queen's Park, walk south and follow signs located at 80 Queen's Park. To gain access to the audience entrance either walk through the Edward Johnson building or around the building (follow signs).
Metered parking can be found on Hoskin Avenue, Devonshire Place and Bloor St. For underground parking there is a Green P parking lot on the east side of Bedford Avenue at Bloor St.
For patrons attending in a wheelchair or who cannot climb the staircase at the main entrance:
- You may enter through the backstage area (actor's entrance) from 7:30pm up until 2 minutes prior to curtain.
- The backstage entrance is located at 80 Queen's Park - at the Edward Johnson Building.
- Please inform the backstage personnel when you arrive that you are there to see the performance and you will be escorted through the backstage area to the audience area.
- As with lawn chairs, patrons in wheelchairs will be asked to sit around the edge of the audince area by the wheelchair ramp.
For any accessibility issue or concerns please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
WEATHER & CANCELLATIONS
As our productions are performed outdoors, weather dictates if a performance can take place. Every effort will be made to start and/or complete every performance. In the event of rain a 15 minute intermission will be taken. If rain persists the performance will be cancelled. All sales are final however patrons who attend a performance that is cancelled or partially cancelled will be given complimentary tickets to another performance in Canopy Theatre Company's Summer Season.
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