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Why Not Theatre

Established

2007

Artistic Director: Ravi Jain

Artistic Producer: Owais Lightwala

Founded in 2007, Why Not Theatre is a Toronto-based theatre company with an international scope.  Under the Artistic Direction of Ravi Jain, Why Not has established a reputation as a company synonymous with inventive, experimental, cross-cultural collaborations resulting in shows featuring new Canadian writing, company-devised and site specific shows alongside revitalized interpretations of classics. In recent years, the company has also become known for its presentation of international productions and workshops from diverse cultures and artistic practices, along with support for the development of local emerging artists and companies.

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Website

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Produced by Why Not Theatre

Lilies; Or, The Revival of a Romantic Drama May 4th, 2019 – May 26th, 2019
Now You See Her October 16th, 2018 – October 4th, 2018
Mouthpiece April 11th, 2018 – April 22nd, 2018
Prince Hamlet April 17th, 2017 – April 29th, 2017
Butcher March 25th, 2017 – April 9th, 2017
A Reason to Talk May 6th, 2016 – May 14th, 2016
Iceland April 25th, 2016 – May 14th, 2016
Late Company November 18th, 2015 – November 29th, 2015
Butcher October 24th, 2015 – November 14th, 2015
Gimme Shelter July 13th, 2015 – July 25th, 2015
A Brimful of Asha March 17th, 2014 – March 22nd, 2014
Iceland March 2nd, 2013 – March 24th, 2013
Spent February 12th, 2013 – February 22nd, 2013
A Brimful of Asha November 25th, 2012 – December 16th, 2012
A Brimful of Asha January 24th, 2012 – February 19th, 2012
A Fool’s Life September 30th, 2011 – October 8th, 2011
Spent October 29th, 2010 – November 28th, 2010
I’m So Close… March 23rd, 2010 – March 28th, 2010
Spent October 8th, 2009 – October 25th, 2009
I’m So Close It’s Not Even Funny August 8th, 2008 – August 17th, 2008
The Prince Hamlet September 19th, 2007 – October 21st, 2007

Presented by Why Not Theatre

Two Birds One Stone May 3rd, 2017 – May 13th, 2017
Concord Floral October 12th, 2014 – October 26th, 2014
Death Married My Daughter April 17th, 2014 – May 18th, 2014
Ralph + Lina April 17th, 2014 – May 18th, 2014
Business as Usual April 17th, 2014 – May 18th, 2014

Current Staff

Ravi Jain Artistic Director
Owais Lightwala Artistic Producer