Theatre for Young Audiences, based in Toronto Ontario. It was founded in 1983 by David S. Craig and Robert Morgan, and has produced many of their plays, touring its productions to schools and theatres in Canada and the United States. Roseneath Theatre’s mission is to create high quality Canadian theatre for youth and family audiences. It produces popular theatre that has artistic, personal, and social integrity using all of its resources to reach the largest possible audience (Website). In 2008 it located a permanent home in the former Equity Showcase building in downtown Toronto, with rehearsal and production space.
David S. Craig was Artistic Director from 2001 to 2011. From 2012, the AD is Andrew Lamb. The 2012 season was dedicated to Craig, profiling his best-known works, including Danny, King of the Basement, The Neverending Story and Tough Case.
Other productions include: The Money Tree by Robert Watson (2014/15, dir. Andrew Lamb); Get Yourself Home Skyler James by Jordan Tannahill (2009, dir Alisa Palmer); Rocket and the Queen of Dreams by David S. Craig (Luminato Festival 2008, dir. Craig); The Incredible Speediness of James Cavanagh by Chris Craddock (2009); Spirit Horse by Greg Banks and adapted by Drew Hayden Taylor (Luminato 2007, dir. Banks); Wrecked by Craddock (2005, dir. Richard Greenblatt); Smokescreen by Craig (2005, dir. Ed Roy); Dib and Dob and The Journey Home by Craig and Morgan (1999); Head à Tête by Craig and Morgan (1989, dir. Alain Gregoire); Napalm the Magnificent: Dancing with the Dark by Craig, with original score by John Roby (1996, dir. Greenblatt); The Book of Miracles written and performed by Craig and Morgan (1993, with set and costume design by Sue LePage).
The company’s productions have won several Dora Mavor Moore Awards and Chalmers Awards.
Last updated 2021-06-08