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Brave New World

SOMA. Test tube embryos. Centrifugal Bumble-Puppy. This fall, Litmus faces off with one of the greatest dystopian stories ever written. A story that you read in high school. A story that you can’t quite remember. A story that you sometimes confuse with Orwell’s 1984. A story that our very own Margaret Atwood calls “visionary,” in Read more…



This year, Litmus has joined forces with two of the most exciting arts organizations in the city: Litmus Theatre is a Resident Company with Theatre Passe Muraille and is also one of STAF’s Inaugural Annual Resident Companies. Both organizations are supporting Litmus as they develop and stage an immersive, site-specific theatre production based on Brave Read more…


The Harolds!

At the 2015 Harold Awards on June 1, Matthew Thomas Walker (Co-Artistic Director of Litmus) won the Ken McDougall Award! Awarded by Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille and Platform 9, the Ken McDougall award is given to a promising emerging director in the city. Ken McDougall was an innovative and insightful theatre Read more…