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Shakespeare in the Ruff

Established

2012

General Manager: Brooklyn Doran

Artistic Director: Brendan McMurtry-Howlett

Shakespeare in the Ruff is a Toronto based theatre company dedicated to the rebirth of a Shakespeare tradition in the diverse neighbourhoods of Riverdale & Leslieville and performs annually, as of 2012, during the summer in Withrow Park. In addition to year-round programming and events, Shakespeare in the Ruff also has an apprenticeship program which runs in conjunction with our summer season.

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Website

http://shakespeareintheruff.com


Produced by Shakespeare in the Ruff

Portia’s Julius Caesar August 16th, 2018 – September 3rd, 2018
A Midsummer Night’s Dream August 15th, 2017 – September 3rd, 2017
Macbeth: Walking Shadows October 21st, 2016 – October 23rd, 2016
Romeo & Juliet August 16th, 2016 – September 4th, 2016
Macbeth: Walking Shadows August 13th, 2015 – August 30th, 2015
Cymbeline’s Reign August 12th, 2014 – August 31st, 2014
Richard III August 13th, 2013 – September 1st, 2013
Two Gents August 15th, 2012 – September 2nd, 2012

Current Staff

Lois Adamson Core Member & Founding Youth Development Coordinator
Kaitlyn Riordan Core & Founding Member
Brooklyn Doran Core Member & General Manager
Andrew Joseph Richardson Core & Founding Member
Brendan McMurtry-Howlett Core Member & Founding Artistic Director
Jesse Griffiths Core Member
Emma Mackenzie Hillier Core Member & Founding Artistic Director & Producer
Marcel Stewart Founding Youth Development Coordinator