Friday, May 25, 2012

News Roundup, May 25, 2012

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MONTREAL: Théâtre d'Aujourd'hui has rescinded its Thursday decision to forbid the wearing of the red square badge (symbolic of support for the student movement in Quebec). The company came in for harsh criticism for the initial decision this week. In a press release today the company said, "We are sorry this...put into doubt [the company's] determination to permit free speech..."

TORONTO: The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) has announced the date of the gala for presentation of the Dora Awards: Monday, June 25. Thom Allison will host at the Bluma Appel Theatre. Nominations for the awards will be announced June 5.

EDMONTON: Walterdale Playhouse has announced its new season. Included in the lineup are The Weir, Summer and Smoke and the musical Anything Goes. (See website)

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