Exhibitions

TOM HENDRY: Kickstarter of Canadian Theatre

Current Exhibit: On Now

Macdonald Heaslip Walkway of Theatre History
at Hart House Theatre, University of Toronto.

Theatre Museum Canada is delighted to share with you these posters that Tom’s family donated to the museum – and to share the glimpse they offer you of our country developing its professional theatre.

Theatre Museum Goes Backstage

Theatre Museum Canada
Pop-Up Exhibit

Canadian National Exhibition

 

Arts, Crafts & Hobbies Pavilion
Friday August 21
to Monday September 7
10:00am to 10:00pm

Explore Theatre Museum Canada’s Pop-Up Exhibit in the Arts Crafts & Hobbies Pavilion featuring costumes and masks from Toronto theatre companies.

Kids and families can create and colour their own costume and stage designs in the special hands-on craft area.

photo: Princes' Gates
(Courtesy of Canadian National Exhibition)

News and Events

King Blue sets the stage for Theatre Museum Canada

When King Blue by Greenland Condominiums takes its place in the Toronto skyline at the corner of King Street West and Blue Jays Way, it will house a unique component to which no other condo development in the country can lay claim — it will be home to Theatre Museum Canada.

Trying to remember who was in that show you loved? This new website is for you

Theatre Museum Canada is delighted to present a new website project recording the production history and performance dates of Toronto’s professional theatre: The Toronto Theatre Database Project (www.ttdb.ca).

The preview launch includes over 400 plays produced in the last five years. This is a work in progress. We plan to include plays from past decades, and from across the country.

 

Actor Ron Braden (1931-2012) celebrates a life in the theatre with charitable gift in his will

With profound gratitude Theatre Museum Canada thanks actor Ron Braden for the charitable gift of $548,000 made in his Will.  The largest donation ever made to Theatre Museum Canada, it creates The Gertrude Isobelle Braden Fund, named after his mother, and will help the organization preserve Canadian theatre heritage for future generations.

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