Welcome to Oyster Productions: Telling stories to explore our community and expand our world.



*****August 7 th -17th 2008*****

Theatre Passe Muraille

16 Ryerson Avenue (one block east of Bathurst and Queen)

Thursday, August 7th 4:30pm  

Saturday, August 9th at 8:30pm

Monday, August 11th at 6:30pm

Wednesday, August 13th at 10:30pm

Saturday, August 16th at 6:30pm

Sunday, August 17th at 12:30pm

(Absolutely no latecomers)


June 2008

Oyster workshopped Talk Sixty To Me at Pat the Dog Playwright's Development Centre in Kitchener/Waterloo.

May 5th 2008

Oyster has started its fundraising campaign for the Summerworks 2008 premiere of Talk Sixty To Me. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Oonagh.

Auditions and Opportunities: Oyster is looking for actors, a stage manager and production assitants for its upcoming workshop and Summerworks production. Please see Get Involved.

March 30th 2008

Oyster is pleased to announce that Talk Sixty To Me has been selected for the 2008 Summerworks Festival, Ontario's premiere festival for cutting edge professional theatre.

November 1st 2007

*****Call For Interviews****

Oyster's next project has begun. Intended as a follow up to Talk Thirty To Me , Oyster's Creative Director Oonagh Duncan is now conducting interviews for a new verbatim play about turning 60.. The '60 play' (yet to be titled) will be another verbatim piece, documenting the tragic/comedic effects of reaching a new stage of life. Go to Projects for more information.

*****Talk Thirty To Me opens in New York*****

Talk Thirty To Me is to be presented by The Bridge Theatre Company in New York City. To open on December 8th 2007 at THEATRE 54 @ Shetler Studios 244 West 54th Street, 12th Fl

November 1st 2007

Oyster is featured in THIS Magazine's article on the international verbatim theatre movement. Click here to read what they had to say.

September 15th 2007

Talk Thirty To Me is selected for publication in the Playwright's Canada Press anthology 5 Hot New Plays, to be released in early 2008.

July 20th 2007

Oyster's inaugural production, Talk Thirty To Me, gets national media attention and closes its SOLD OUT Toronto run. Read our media and reviews.

July 3 2007

Oyster's Artistic Director Oonagh Duncan is interviewed on CBC Radio's Metro Morning about the creation of the new documentary play Talk Thirty To Me.

June 15 2007

Oyster's Artisitc Director Oonagh Duncan is featured on the Praxis Theatre blogspot and interviewed about verbatim theatre, what it means to be an adult and the Canadian Theatre scene.

April 23, 2007

Oyster is pleased to announce the May 7 workshop reading of Talk Thirty to Me at the Brunswick Theatre. The reading is open to arts professionals and media and will showcase the script development process within the verbatim theatre model. For an invitation request, please contact Oonagh.

April 4 2007

Oyster is sad to say goodbye to General Manager Ananya Ohri. Ananya is leaving to research and produce documentaries for UNICEF India and will be greatly missed. We wish her all the best!

February 13 2007

Oyster is starting fundraising for its tour of Southern Ontario in Summer 2007, including sexy workshops at in Toronto.

February 8 2007

Oyster has been selected for the 2007 Toronto, Hamilton and London Fringe Festivals! The inaugural production of Talk Thirty to Me will open in Toronto on July 4th.

September 28, 2006
Oyster is very pleased to introduce Ananya Ohri as General Manager/Producer. Ananya brings experience, enthusiasm and a great attitude to Oyster.

August 23, 2006
Oyster's brand new website has launched. Take a look around and check back often for updates...


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