On Stage with "The Normal Heart" - Theatre Arts Series Fall 2012

November 2, 2012 | Bill V.

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Please join us on Monday November 5, 7-8 pm  and hear guest speaker Joel Greenberg, Artistic Director Studio 180 Theatre, and director of The Normal Heart (in association with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre), talk about the play and the production.


The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer was selected as one of the 100 greatest plays of the twentieth century by the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain.

Normal heart 

Larry Kramer, the author of Normal Heart, is a well known gay rights and AIDs advocate as well as author/playwright.


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This is the first in our program on current Toronto theatre - On Stage Theatre Arts Series - five lectures from five theatres.  They are all being held free of charge at the Toronto Reference Library - Beeton Auditorium.

  • “The Normal Heart” with guest speaker Joel Greenberg, Director and Artistic Director, Studio 180 Theatre on Monday, November 5, 7 - 8 pm.
  • "The Little Years" with guest speakers John Mighton,playwright, and Erin Brubacher, Director of Education and Outreach at Tarragon on Monday, November 12, 7-8 pm. 
  • "The Arsonists" by Max Frisch, directed by Morris Panych of Canadian Stage "Celebrating 25 years". With guest speaker Charlotte Dean, Costume Designer of The Arsonists, on Monday, November 26, 7-8 pm.
  • "Shakespeare's Nigga"  by Joseph Jomo Pierre, directed by Philip Akin, Obsidian Theatre Company in association with Theatre Passe Muraille and 3D Atomic. With guest speaker Philip Akin, Artistic Director, Obsidian Theatre Company on Monday, December 03, 2012 - 7 - 8 p.m.
  • "The Penelopiad" By Margaret Atwood, directed by Kelly Thornton Nightwood Theatre, Theatre for everyone. Made by women. With guest speaker Kelly Thornton, Artistic Director, Nightwood Theatre, Director of "The Penelopiad" on Monday, December 10, 7 - 8 pm.


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