Canadian Stage’s powerful 2011.2012 season features the best of contemporary Canadian theatre and dance. The season kicks off at the Bluma Appel Theatre with Luminato hit Another Africa, a sharp-witted and entertaining look at the relationship between Africa and the West which runs Sept. 26-Oct. 22, 2011. Internationally renowned Quebecois choreographer Maria Chouinard tells the familiar myth of Orpheus and Eurydice through modern dance from Nov. 1-Nov. 5, 2011. The season continues with a look into 20th-century painter Mark Rothko’s struggles in the 2010 Tony-award winning Best Play Red, running from Nov. 19-Dec. 17, 2011. In 2012, don’t miss Academy-award nominated Canadian film director Atom Egoyan’s return to directing for the stage with a production of Cruel and Tender from Jan. 21-Feb. 18, 2012. Dynamic west coast choreographer Crystal Pite will share a haunting portrait of the unknown presented through breathtaking movement in Dark Matters which is on stage from Feb. 28-Mar. 3, 2012. Canadian Stage’s Matthew Jocelyn will direct a new translation of an 18th century romantic comedy The Game of Love and Chance, by French playwright Marivaux which runs Apr. 16-May 12, 2012. I Send You This Cadmium Red, The Test, Beckett: Feck It! and Clybourne Park will also be on stage at the Berkeley Street Theatre in 2011 and 2012.
This season will continue to build on the company’s mandate to present contemporary work from Canada and around the world that pushes boundaries and provides exciting entertainment for audiences. Visit www.canadianstage.com for more information.