The-Write-Stuff

Infinithéâtre Artistic Director Zach Fraser and playwright Oren Safdie, Head of New Play Development, are thrilled to announce the creation of The-Write-Stuff playwriting competition for youth, to be awarded annually to the best new play by an emerging writer aged 12-18. Submissions open April 1, 2021.

The deadline for submissions to Infinithéâtre’s The-Write-Stuff new playwriting competition for youth is June 15. Staged readings take place in December 2021.

For more information and contest rules, CLICK HERE.

ACTION INFINI STUDENT OUTREACH PROGRAM

Aimed at integrating theatre into school curriculums, the Action-Infini program supports teachers in the classroom by presenting ideas and images to students that will stimulate their curiosity.

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Live Theatre Returns with King of Canada!

To be the first to know about upcoming live, in-person performances of King of Canada and ticket sales, JOIN OUR WAITING LIST!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PROGRAMME

King of Canada is a meta-theatrical political comedy with two actors: a woman and a man. The man plays Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, and the woman plays everybody else; close to forty other characters including King’s mother, FDR, Churchill, Hitler, and three Irish terriers named Pat. King of Canada, directed by Zach Fraser, streamed live online November 6th @ 7:30PM and November 8th @ 2PM. READ THE ARTICLE IN THE GAZETTE.

Infinithéâtre Welcomes New Artistic Director

After 22 years as Infinithéâtre’s Artistic Director, Guy Sprung will be stepping down at the end of February and director/producer/actor Zach Fraser will take the reins of the company in March 2021. The dynamic team supporting Fraser in his new title includes theatre veterans Ellen David as Artistic Producer and Oren Safdie as Head of New Play Development. As incoming artistic director, Fraser’s undertakings have already begun; in addition to directing upcoming production King of Canada, he and Sprung look forward to working together during this busy transitional time while Fraser plans for the future, starting with the 2021-22 season.

To read the full Press Release, CLICK HERE. En français, CLIQUEZ ICI.

To meet the Artistic Director, CLICK HERE.

Guy Sprung to step down as head of Infinithéâtre next February

After two decades-plus as artistic director of Infinithéâtre, Guy Sprung is stepping down as of next February to make way for actor/director (and puppeteer) Zach Fraser.


To read Jim Burke's full article in the Montreal Gazette, CLICK HERE.   

The Infinite Playwrights’ Chat Room

Missed our latest Chat Room? No worries!
To watch our Mazel Tov Chat Room, click HERE.
To watch our Children of Egypt Chat Room, click HERE.
To watch our M1ndf0ck_ Chat Room, click HERE.
To watch our Ceasefire Chat Room, click HERE.

The Infinite Playwrights' Chat Room is Infinithéâtre's latest play development initiative, inviting members of the public across Canada to participate in the development of a series of exciting new plays. Our playwrights are looking for your help to write the next draft of their play. This is a genuine dramaturgical process, followed by a live Zoom on-line chat session with the playwright and moderator, taking up your suggestions, addressing your questions and hopefully providing the writer with fresh inspiration for the new draft.

Missed our first Chat Room series? No worries! Click HERE to view the full Playlist!

The Pipeline

Infinithéâtre was thrilled to present The Pipeline this past December, our annual public reading series of plays that are coming down our development pipeline, where audience feedback takes centre stage. The winning play of our Write-On-Q! playwriting competition was featured in this readings series.

2019's readings took place from December 6-8 at Théâtre Rialto and KIN Gallery

Kafka's Ape in Beijing!

Infinithéâtre’s International Hit Kafka’s Ape went to Beijing!
September 3rd to 6th 2019

Starring Howard Rosenstein
Adapted and Directed by Guy Sprung

Read what Beijing audiences had to say!
Read what Tokyo audiences had to say!

Red Peter turned the stage into a veritable annual report of the company. His speech, his accusation and his actions completely blurred the biological boundary between man and ape ... civilization and barbarism, freedom and slavery, hypocrisy and nature ... Hold on tight!

Sponsored by the Language Research Development Group

Shakespeare's Sonnets-LONDON SCHOLAR & CRITICS RAVE!


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