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Proudly Announcing our 33rd Season

At the cutting edge of current events, Roseneath Theatre’s 33rd season features four productions with young female protagonists that are about what is happening right now in the lives of young people. The season begins with a US venue tour of The Incredible Speediness of Jamie Cavanaugh by Chris Craddock, followed closely by an Ontario venue and school tour of Spirit Horse by Drew Hayden Taylor that launches with two weeks on the Mainstage at Young Peoples Theatre. The second half of the season includes the world premiere of Birds of a Feather by Robert Watson and a new high school adaptation of Meet Cute by Erin Norah Thompson. All four of these stories follow strong young females as they navigate current challenges including: diverse families, Indigenous culture, racism, mental health/wellness and the notion of consent. This season invites young audiences to look at the world around them and appreciate difference in our ways of learning, our cultures, our families, our friendships and our relationships. These shows depict real scenarios explored from a young person’s perspective, without talking down to them, and encourage empathy in our audiences with the aim of beginning a real dialogue on the themes addressed in each play.

Andrew Lamb Artistic Director

October 11 – December 8, 2016


THE INCREDIBLE SPEEDINESS OF JAMIE CAVANAUGH by Chris Craddock

Grades 4-8 Themes:  ADHD, Bullying, Identity, Mental Health

A story of super powers, bullying and one girl’s real life struggle to stay calm and focused in the face of an ADHD diagnosis.

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October 17 – November 26, 2016


Grades 4-8 Themes: Indigenous Culture, Racism, Bullying, Perseverance, Fairness, Respect

When two Indigenous sisters go on a mystical journey with their horse Wildwind, their father must chase them down to save his family.

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March 20 – May 5, 2017


Grades K-4 Themes: Diversity in Families, Imagination, Cooperation, Friendship, Teamwork

A junior bird watcher’s adventure in Hawaii leads her to discover the Laysan Albatross whose families have similarities to her own.

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April 3 – May 19, 2017


Grades 9-12 Themes: Consent, Healthy Relationships, Identity, Critical Thinking, Interpersonal Skills

Jane and John meet at a bus stop – could there be romance? One meeting shown three different ways to explore the notion of consent.

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For more Information or to book a performance contact: 416-686-5199 x223 education@roseneath.ca