Figaro's Wedding

— Something borrowed. Something Mozart.


— The operatic world premiere

La Bohème

— A national tour of opera at bars across Canada

Our 10th Anniversary Season

— Let's party!


— Miriam Khalil at Koerner Hall in Golijov's masterpiece


Against the Grain Theatre is an award-winning Canadian opera collective that presents classical music in innovative ways and in unusual venues.

Against the Grain Theatre

"One of the most exciting companies in the country."

− The Charlebois Post

"Opera needs exciting productions like
#UncleJohn … The directness is electric."

− Maclean’s (4)

Against the Grain Theatre brings back award-winning Mozart classic Figaro’s Wedding

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TORONTO (November 1, 2019) — Against the Grain Theatre (AtG), the rule-breaking opera company that has received critical acclaim for its unconventionally staged works, brings back their Dora Award winning…

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Against the Grain Theatre hires Robin Whiffen as the company’s first Executive Director

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Against the Grain Theatre’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Robin Whiffen will become the organization’s first executive director, effective September 16, 2019. TORONTO — An arts administrator…


Against the Grain 19/20 Season Press Release

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Against the Grain celebrates 10 seasons of edgy, visionary opera. Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) presents its most ambitious season to date.  The season begins with a national tour of La…


Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup

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Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup is a new opera written by celebrated composer Michelle DiBucci and award-winning Canadian librettist Royce Vavrek, this opera will be a journey into a young woman’s world…