SCHOOL'S IN Now that the academic year has started, post-secondary theatre schools are revving up their productions. The U of T's Graduate Centre for Study of Drama opens with The Reign Of King Edward III. Director Clarissa Hurley argues for its inclusion in the canon of William Shakespeare and stages a production that opens Wednesday (October 18) at the Studio Theatre (4 Glen Morris). 978-7986.
Ryerson Theatre School kicks off with John Steinbeck's The Grapes Of Wrath, adapted by Steppenwolf Theatre's Frank Galati. Kelly Robinson directs third-year acting students in a production that runs through October 21 in the Abrams Studio (44 Gerrard). 979-5118.
Out at Theatre Humber, Diana Belshaw directs Robert Clinton's The Mail Order Bride, a look at three generations of an Alberta family. Performances through October 22. 3131 Lakeshore West. 675-6622, ext 3421.
PRICING MILLER Play On The Beach, the enterprising reading series run by actor Maria Ricossa, enters its second season with Arthur Miller's The Price, in which a pair of estranged brothers reconnect when they meet to dispose of their dead father's belongings. Performers are Aron Tager, Peter Dvorsky, John Bourgeois and Ricossa. Sunday (October 15) at Kerley Hall (2 Bellefair). 698-9301.