Advocate and Create

November 2, 2013 | Kendra Fry

On November 8th I’ll be at Toronto City Hall doing Arts Day.  I’ll speak with…read more


An Argument Against Supporting the Arts

February 8, 2013 | Kendra Fry

Or, specifically, against the word support.  Check out this article here about why the word…read more

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And In Other Election News…

October 11, 2012 | Kendra Fry

Praxis Theatre has been doing a great job blogging about the challenges of indie artists…read more

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Art matters.

September 16, 2011 | TPM Guest Blogger

By TPM Artist in Residence: Jason Maghanoy When I was being interviewed for the Playwriting Program…read more


Artist Profile: Lindsay Anne Black

October 17, 2011 | TPM Guest Blogger

By TPM Guest Blogger  Dominic Mann-Betrand Lindsay Anne Black came to Toronto for love. Though…read more

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Audience Engagement

December 21, 2012 | Andy Mckim

Last July I was invited to give a keynote speech to the Arts Marketing Association…read more


Colour with us!

August 9, 2012 | Robk

  Theatre Passe Muraille is pleased to announce our 1st Annual Colouring Contest, in advance…read more

Crapshoot + Cassie; Take a chance on me

November 10, 2012 | Cassie M

Did you have Lucky Charms for breakfast? Because you look magically delicious! Ok, so maybe…read more


Last night, I experienced another round of insomnia. It’s always the same thing – I…read more


Dancing With Rage – News!

October 15, 2012 | Katie

  Mary Walsh is Back and She’s Dancing! In case you haven’t heard yet, Mary…read more


Facebook “friends”?

October 2, 2012 | TPM Guest Blogger

Using Facebook as a tool for dialogue Uninvited is one of our Bring the Buzz…read more


Festivals Take Over TPM

September 14, 2011 | Robk

By Samantha Serles, Dramaturg and Rob Kempson, Associate Artistic Producer   In the summer, when…read more

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Lobby & Box Office

December 13, 2013 | Katie

Over the summer the TPM staff decided it was time to beautify our lobby space.…read more

Farm Show and 1837 Uk Tour

Among the many photos we have in the Theatre Passe Muraille archives, is this gem…read more

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This weekend at our May 5th Gala we are celebrating “Speaking Out” which has been…read more

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Go, Go, Go

October 15, 2012 | Kendra Fry

Lately we’ve been describing This Must Be the Place: The CN Tower Show as a…read more


Happy Mother’s Day

May 10, 2013 | Rebecca

Many Hands

Yesterday we had consultant Donna Walker Khune in working with us. In 2005 before everyone…read more


I would look more slick and have a more artistic, better put together house.  Don’t…read more

UN Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl

October 11, 2012 | Katie

Check out this blog post from Shira Leuchter & Julie Tepperman, co-creators and performers of  Uninvited,…read more


It’s a Wonderful Toronto, right?

December 4, 2012 | Kendra Fry

In one week the fantastic folks from The National Theatre Of The World takeover our…read more

Kate Hennig

As we prepare for our first ever Songbook Series, celebrating the music of Elton John,…read more


Korben Dallas and other Taxi Drivers in film

November 27, 2012 | Andrew Cromwell

Happy Tuesday everyone!   Two weeks ago I had the good fortune, (or poor fortune…read more

Living Library Project

Living Library at Hart House

November 19, 2012 | Andrew Cromwell

Move over Kindle, there’s a new way to make information easily accessible. Well, actually it’s…read more


Magic In Unexpected Places

June 11, 2012 | Kendra Fry

On the subway, a young man, maybe 16, in a pressed, multicoloured plaid shirt, takes…read more

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This is from Marina Nemat. I will be there and I hope to see you.…read more


Meet The New Artistic Producer of Crapshoot

September 30, 2013 | Rebecca

A new After Hours season is just around the corner. We start with  The Songbook…read more


Mister Baxter

July 16, 2012 | Kendra Fry

Check out this blog post below from Kate Fenton of The Quickening Theatre, one of…read more

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Greg Gale of Theatre Passe Muraille’s past production of Hwy 63: The Fort Mac Show…read more


  We spoke with Amy Lee (of Morro and Jasp) about their newest production Go…read more

Rosamund Small - Playwright - Vitals

Performer Katherine Cullen sat down with playwright Rosamund Small to interview her about their upcoming…read more

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Play Power

September 13, 2012 | Kendra Fry

I watched a fantastic Ted Talks  video today about the power of play both in children…read more


Continuing our conversation from the last post, Vitals playwright Rosamund Small sits down in the…read more

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Programming and Politics

February 7, 2012 | Kendra Fry

Today on The Current, Playwright Michael Healey, PACT (Professional Association of Canadian Theatres)  Executive Director…read more


Responses to “Hope Blitz”

December 13, 2012 | Andrew Cromwell

Hope Blitz is a group of 8 young-in-craft performing artists based in Toronto. They were…read more


At Passe Muraille lunch hour, close to Oscar time we all got to talking about…read more


Send a Love Letter with us!

October 17, 2012 | Robk

The Love Lettering Project is a community arts project bringing love letters to strangers. A…read more


Seth Godin has a valid point about innovation in the not-for profit sector. His points…read more

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Singing Songs and Raising Spirits

October 29, 2012 | Robk

On Friday night, we kicked off After Hours @ TPM: a late-night series intended to…read more


  This Sunday, TPM will be skating at Alexandra Park with our ‘Friends of Alexandra…read more


So, what is THAT corner really all about?

July 26, 2012 | Kendra Fry

Lisa Marie Diliberto and Charles Ketchabaw have been very busy lately working both in London,…read more


Check out this vintage video of stagehands doing their work.  It covers every last aspect…read more

In the theatre

Student Creation Week Takes Over

September 29, 2011 | Robk

This week, the TPM family is joined by 150 students from across the city. We…read more

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This week, Theatre Passe Muraille welcomes over 100 high school students into the theatre. Classes…read more


Supreme Court: Art vs. Billboard Companies. ART WINS

November 22, 2012 | Andrew Cromwell

I’m not a lawyer, but what I got out of this article is that this…read more


Swimwear Through Time

January 18, 2013 | Andrew Cromwell

Good day everyone! I stumbled across a neat article regarding the evolution of Women’s Swimwear…read more


Taxis: There’s an app for that.

November 14, 2012 | Andrew Cromwell

Some of you may have noticed that there’s now an App for Beck Taxis. All…read more


The “N” Word on 60 Minutes.

February 1, 2013 | Andrew Cromwell

February is Black History Month, so today’s post is a little bit of a history…read more


The Big Bop Theory

January 18, 2012 | Kendra Fry

The newly restored facade of the former Big Bop was revealed at Queen and Bathurst…read more


The Company Behind Body 13: MT Space

December 20, 2012 | Andrew Cromwell

Our Winter/Spring Season is set to open with Body 13. This captivating and emotional piece…read more

4 corners

Often when I’m recommending wonderful not-to-be-missed theatre to my friends and family, I’ll get a…read more


The Generation of Hybrid Artists

November 17, 2011 | Kendra Fry

“The future of the theatre in Canada lies in a new generation of hybrid producer/artists.”…read more


The Lambs Sing Eminem

March 19, 2013 | Rebecca

This video has already made the rounds on the social networks, but it’s time to…read more


The Majestic Plastic Bag

June 13, 2012 | Kendra Fry

The collective that is currently creating This Must Be the Place: The CN Tower Show…read more

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Theatre Beyond Walls Social Media Redux

August 13, 2012 | Sam S

The artists in our Theatre Beyond Walls season are using social media keep you updated…read more


Throwback Thursday!

February 16, 2012 | Katie

We’re back! Did you miss us? We have a VERY special show coming up, written…read more

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Our new banner with a question for Torontonians has been hung on the outside of…read more


            As our Theatre Beyond Walls season approaches, the walls…read more


TPM: An Interns Tale

December 19, 2011 | TPM Guest Blogger

By TPM Intern Eunillyne Lazado The community’s involvement – elderly, adults, and youth – is one…read more


Transfer Game? Sure I’ll try it!

November 16, 2012 | Andrew Cromwell

Happy Friday Everyone! Hopefully we all have a short commute home before the wonderful weekend…read more


Travel alone, travel faster. Travel together, travel further

September 14, 2011 | TPM Guest Blogger

  By Gavin Stride, Director of Farnham Maltings (a Theatre Passe Muraille Twin Theatre, in…read more


Walking the Revolution

August 9, 2012 | Kendra Fry

In a somewhat surprising move last week, the City of Toronto appointed Jennifer Keesmaat as…read more


We Can Do It

January 21, 2012 | Kendra Fry

I’ve been thinking a lot this weekend about feminism and being the mom of a…read more


Welcome to the Neighbourhood

September 7, 2012 | Kendra Fry

MutliDisciplinary artist Cathy Gordon has been working with her team (Sochi Fried, Candice Irwin and…read more

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What happens when your creation takes over your show? That’s exactly what has happened to…read more

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What if We Occupied Language?

January 13, 2012 | Andy Mckim

The American Dialect Society has decided that “occupy” is their word of the year. I…read more

Fringe from above

As a part of my work at Theatre Passe Muraille, I have seen 34 Fringe…read more


Women in theatre: articles from across the pond.

December 11, 2012 | Andrew Cromwell

It’s no secret that many people associate the word “theatre” with the name Shakespeare. He…read more