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All The City’s A Stage: THEATRE DIRECT Presents Animacy Theatre Collective’s “Finding Home”

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Date: Saturday, October 2, 1:00-2:00 pm

Join us at the famous Toronto landmark, the CN Tower for All The City’s A Stage!

Today we are launching T.O. BigCity Stage – a 30′ x 30′ walkable map of Toronto promoting its performance venues. Be sure to join us to celebrate this installation featuring a performance by Theatre Direct and Animacy Theatre Collective. Bring your face mask for this OUTDOOR Pop-Up Performance.

The performance will take place at the base of the CN Tower, on the southern side, facing Bremner Boulevard. Sit back and enjoy the free show. All ages, everyone welcome!

  • Live, in-person Pop-Up Performance
  • Advanced registration not required, but recommended
  • All COVID-19 protocols are in effect
  • Audience members are asked to keep 2 metres of physical distance
  • Wearing a face mask is recommended where 2 metres of physical distance cannot be kept
  • Outdoor event, weather dependent

Theatre Direct presents Animacy Theatre Collective performing an excerpt from FINDING HOME. FINDING HOME is the story of two best friends, who also happen to be CHINOOK SALMON. Beagle and Sojo have lived together in Lake Ontario for 4 years, and they do everything together – as true best friends always do… Until Beagle (the older of the two) starts to change, and gets the urge to set off on an adventure upstream, whether Sojo wants to come or not. The Humber River is tough to navigate, and the two face all kinds of challenges together: fishermen, pollution, sharp rocks, and rapids… Along the way they learn what it means to ‘reach maturity’, what it means to be a real friend, how beautiful it is to complete your life cycle, and why salmon really are the Rockstars of the Fish world!”


Alexandra Simpson Creator/performer

Morgan Brie Johnson Creator/performer

Length of piece: 20 minutes

Register here.



CN Tower
290 Bremner Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3L9 Canada
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