Monthly Archives: October 2011

National Post Review – Divisadero: a performance 2011

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Season Announcement 2011-12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media refer: Lucy Eveleigh lucy@necessaryangel.com NECESSARY ANGEL ANNOUNCES 2011-2012 SEASON Toronto, October 3rd 2011 – Following one of the largest seasons in the company’s history, Necessary Angel will be spending more time in the studio developing new … Continue reading

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When My Name Was Anna – 2009

This past November, artistic director Daniel Brooks and author Michael Ondaatje began work on When My Name Was Anna, a stage adaptation of Ondaatje’s violent and passionate novel Divisadero. For three weeks Brooks and Ondaatje explored the text with actors … Continue reading

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Risk – 2010

We recently completed our second exploration of Risk, John Mighton’s new play currently in development. Joe Cobden, Brendan Gall, David Jansen, Diego Matamoros, Eric Peterson and Liisa Repo-Martell sat down with artistic director Daniel Brooks and Mighton. We would also … Continue reading

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Tout Comme Elle Workshop

Fourteen Women. Eight Days. One Vision. For eight days in May, Montreal-based director and Necessary Angel associate artist, Brigitte Haentjens, travelled to Toronto to work with fourteen actresses on poet Erín Moure’s English translation of Louise Dupré’s Tout Comme Elle, … Continue reading

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This Is What Happens Next – 2010

This Is What Happens in Charleston At the beginning of June, fresh on the heels of a successful run at Berkeley Street Theatre in Toronto, Daniel MacIvor’s and Daniel Brooks’ This Is What Happens Next toured to the prestigious Spoleto … Continue reading

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Hamlet

Hamlet Nets Most Dora Nominations! Our production of Hamlet, directed by Glasgow-based director and Necessary Angel associate artist, Graham McLaren, captured the most Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations in the General Theatre Category, receiving six nominations – Outstanding Production, Outstanding … Continue reading

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