Tarragon Theatre

Tarragon Theatre is Canada’s home for groundbreaking contemporary plays.

PACT Membership: Regular Membership

PACT Caucuses: Category 'A' Theatres,

PACT Region: 5 – Toronto

Tarragon Theatre is Canada’s home for groundbreaking contemporary playwriting. Since 1970, Tarragon Theatre has created, developed and produced new plays by home-grown artists as well as significant works from the world stage, vitally contributing to the important legacy of a Canadian culture. Tarragon assists 30+ emerging and established playwrights each year through residencies, grants, dramaturgical support, and training programs. Patrons of all ages attend lectures, workshops, talkback weeks, play readings, and other events designed to engage audiences with new work. Since its founding, over 190 works have premiered at Tarragon and over 500 scripts have been created and workshopped, receiving 34 nominations and 11 wins for the Governor General’s Literary Award. Richard Rose has been the Artistic Director since 2002.

Current Season:

Tue Sept 19 to Sun Oct 29, 2017

Mr. Shi and His Lover
Tue Nov 7 to Sun Dec 17, 2017

Marine Life
Wed Nov 8 to Sun Dec 17, 2017

Tue January 2 to Sun Feb 11, 2018

Wed January 3, 2018 to Sun January 28, 2018

Cottagers & Indians
Tue Feb 13 to Sun March 25, 2018

Wed Feb 21 to Sun Apr 1, 2018

Girls Like That
Tue Apr 17 to Sun May 27, 2018

Contact Information:

Company Information:

  • Year Founded: 1970
  • Season Starts: September
  • Season Ends: June
  • Engagement Contracts:
    • CTA
  • Affiliations & Memberships (other than PACT): TAPA, Theatre Ontario, Creative Trust Working Capital for the Arts

Venue Information:

  • Number of Mainspace seats: 205
  • Studio space: Yes
  • Rehersal space: Yes
  • Other space: Yes

Rental Information:

  • Venue rental Information:

    Venue rentals: yes
  • Venue rental contact name: Natasha Parsons
  • Venue rental contact title: Director of Patron Services
  • Venue rental contact phone: 416-531-1827
  • Venue rental contact email: patronservices@tarragontheatre.com

Solicitation Information:

  • Playwrights:

    Accept unsolicited scripts: yes
  • Actors:

    Accept Resumés: yes
  • General auditions: yes
  • Contact name: Esther Jun
  • Contact Title: Assistant Artistic Director
  • Contact Phone: 416 536 5018 ext. 242
  • Contact Email: esther@tarragontheatre.com
  • Production staff:

    Accept Resumés: no
  • Administrative Staff:

    Accept Resumés: no
  • Designers:

    Accept Resumés: no
  • Directors:

    Accept Resumés: no

Address Information

30 Bridgman Avenue Toronto M5R 1X3 ON, CA
Get directions
Regular Season Box Office Phone Hours: Monday 12pm-5pm Tuesday – Saturday 12pm-6pm Sunday 12pm-1pm Off season phone hours are M-F, 12pm – 5pm

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