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Ryan G Hinds Begins Buddies In Bad Times Cabaret ResidencyRyan G Hinds Begins Buddies In Bad Times Cabaret Residency
by Alan Henry - Sep 17, 2014

Returning to the Buddies stage this Fall, the critically-acclaimed cabaret artist Ryan G. Hinds begins a season-long Residency at Buddies in Bad Times, under the musical direction of Mark Selby. Fabulously exploring everything from Disney villains to Aznavour chansons, Grace Jones tangos, Roy Orbison ballads and the theatre music of Kander & Ebb, this Residency promises grit, glitter, and laughter along with introspection in an intimate venue. For the first time, Hinds? distinctly diva style will be backed by a trio of musicians: Selby on piano, Ross McIntyre on bass and Julian Clarke on percussion. (more...)

BLOODY FAMILY to Run 9/26-10/5 at The Theatre CentreBLOODY FAMILY to Run 9/26-10/5 at The Theatre Centre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Theatre Centre, with Philip McKee and Tanja Jacobs, present the world premiere of Bloody Family, a radical adaptation of the ancient Greek tragedy The Oresteia from Sept. 26 to Oct. 5. Created and performed by McKee and Jacobs with collaborators Rose Plotek and Ishan Dave, the play also features Norah Sadava in a re-imagining of the tragic trilogy that connects this classical work with contemporary performance - a story of a family ripped apart by idealism. (more...)

Studio 180 Theatre Stages Canadian Premiere of COCK, Now thru 4/27Studio 180 Theatre Stages Canadian Premiere of COCK, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Studio 180 is proud to present the Canadian premiere of Cock, an award-winning and acclaimed comedy by British playwright Mike Bartlett. Cock not only introduces Toronto audiences to one of the most exciting new voices in English-language theatre, but also to Studio 180's new home base - The Theatre Centre's brand new facility at 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto. (more...)

Studio 180 Theatre to Stage Canadian Premiere of COCK, 4/4-27Studio 180 Theatre to Stage Canadian Premiere of COCK, 4/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Studio 180 is proud to present the Canadian premiere of Cock, an award-winning and acclaimed comedy by British playwright Mike Bartlett. Cock not only introduces Toronto audiences to one of the most exciting new voices in English-language theatre, but also to Studio 180's new home base - The Theatre Centre's brand new facility at 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto. (more...)

Studio 180 Theatre Celebrates 10 Years With a Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 2/25Studio 180 Theatre Celebrates 10 Years With a Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2013

Ten years ago, Studio 180 burst onto the Toronto theatre scene with the Canadian premiere of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, a groundbreaking play in the form of a theatrical docudrama that perfectly defined the kind of theatre the founders of Studio 180 wanted to create: socially relevant, thought-provoking, and committed to community engagement. That was the very beginning of the company that is now considered one of the city's most vibrant and dynamic. (more...)

DO YOU WANT WHAT I HAVE GOT?, FALSETTOS, et al. Set for Acting Up Stage Company's in 2012-2013DO YOU WANT WHAT I HAVE GOT?, FALSETTOS, et al. Set for Acting Up Stage Company's in 2012-2013
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Acting Up Stage Company - Toronto's premiere not-for-profit musical theatre - announced its ninth season today. The season includes the new musical DO YOU WANT WHAT I HAVE GOT? A CRAIGSLIST CANTATA, FALSETTOS and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2011 Dora Mavor Moore AwardsPhoto Coverage: The 2011 Dora Mavor Moore Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2011

On June 27th Toronto celebrated the 32nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards which honour excellence in Canada theatre. BWW was on hand for the complete event, including the VIP reception where nominees mingled with sponsors and patrons, the award show itself and of course, the happening after-party which shut down Front St for most of the night. We are thrilled to bring you exclusive coverage of the entire night. (more...)

PRISCILLA, BILLY ELLIOT et al Earn Toronto's Dora Award Nominations!PRISCILLA, BILLY ELLIOT et al Earn Toronto's Dora Award Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2011

At a press conference held June 7 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 171 nominations for 197 eligible productions that opened between June 1, 2010 and May 31, 2011 for the 32nd annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards which honour excellence in the performing arts in Toronto. (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 SeasonCanadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2011

Canadian Stage unveiled its highly anticipated 2010-2011 season today, marking the first season programmed by Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn. The season heralds a bold, new direction for the company. Jocelyn seeks to redefine Canadian Stage as a centre for national and international multi-disciplinary theatre that pushes boundaries, adopts a 21st-century perspective and reflects Toronto's cultural diversity. The work will be driven by directors and auteurs at the forefront of contemporary theatre and audiences will have the opportunity to discover a new generation of story-tellers who challenge and entertain. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents The Middle Place 2/14-3/12Canadian Stage Presents The Middle Place 2/14-3/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2011

Following a successful run in 2010 at Theatre Passe Muraille, Canadian Stage is pleased to present the premiere of Project: Humanity's The Middle Place from February 14 to March 12 in the Berkeley Street Theatre Downstairs (26 Berkeley Street). (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 SeasonCanadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2011

Canadian Stage unveiled its highly anticipated 2010-2011 season today, marking the first season programmed by Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn. The season heralds a bold, new direction for the company. Jocelyn seeks to redefine Canadian Stage as a centre for national and international multi-disciplinary theatre that pushes boundaries, adopts a 21st-century perspective and reflects Toronto's cultural diversity. The work will be driven by directors and auteurs at the forefront of contemporary theatre and audiences will have the opportunity to discover a new generation of story-tellers who challenge and entertain. (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 SeasonCanadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2011

Canadian Stage unveiled its highly anticipated 2010-2011 season today, marking the first season programmed by Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn. The season heralds a bold, new direction for the company. Jocelyn seeks to redefine Canadian Stage as a centre for national and international multi-disciplinary theatre that pushes boundaries, adopts a 21st-century perspective and reflects Toronto's cultural diversity. The work will be driven by directors and auteurs at the forefront of contemporary theatre and audiences will have the opportunity to discover a new generation of story-tellers who challenge and entertain. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents The Middle Place 2/14-3/12Canadian Stage Presents The Middle Place 2/14-3/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2011

Following a successful run in 2010 at Theatre Passe Muraille, Canadian Stage is pleased to present the premiere of Project: Humanity's The Middle Place from February 14 to March 12 in the Berkeley Street Theatre Downstairs (26 Berkeley Street). (more...)

Four Original Cast Members Set For In MIDDLE PLACE In Toronto Oct 21-Nov 14Four Original Cast Members Set For In MIDDLE PLACE In Toronto Oct 21-Nov 14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2010

Project: Humanity, Theatre Passe Muraille and Canadian Stage announced casting for The Middle Place by Toronto playwright Andrew Kushnir, directed by Alan Dilworth. The Toronto production will feature four of the original cast of five including Akosua Amo-Adem (who won the SummerWorks 2009 Award for best new emerging artist for her portrayal), Antonio Cayonne, Jessica Greenberg and Kevin Walker. Actor/playwright Andrew Kushnir will play himself in the production for the first time. The Middle Place runs October 21 to November 14, 2010, at TPM's Mainspace and moves to Canadian Stage's Berkeley Street Theatre, February 14 to March 12, 2011, before embarking on a tour to Ottawa and Victoria. For more informaiton visit http://www.canadianstage.com/ (more...)

Four Original Cast Members Set For In MIDDLE PLACE In Toronto Oct 21-Nov 14Four Original Cast Members Set For In MIDDLE PLACE In Toronto Oct 21-Nov 14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

Project: Humanity, Theatre Passe Muraille and Canadian Stage announced casting for The Middle Place by Toronto playwright Andrew Kushnir, directed by Alan Dilworth. The Toronto production will feature four of the original cast of five including Akosua Amo-Adem (who won the SummerWorks 2009 Award for best new emerging artist for her portrayal), Antonio Cayonne, Jessica Greenberg and Kevin Walker. Actor/playwright Andrew Kushnir will play himself in the production for the first time. The Middle Place runs October 21 to November 14, 2010, at TPM's Mainspace and moves to Canadian Stage's Berkeley Street Theatre, February 14 to March 12, 2011, before embarking on a tour to Ottawa and Victoria. For more informaiton visit http://www.canadianstage.com/ (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 SeasonCanadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2010

Canadian Stage unveiled its highly anticipated 2010-2011 season today, marking the first season programmed by Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn. The season heralds a bold, new direction for the company. Jocelyn seeks to redefine Canadian Stage as a centre for national and international multi-disciplinary theatre that pushes boundaries, adopts a 21st-century perspective and reflects Toronto's cultural diversity. The work will be driven by directors and auteurs at the forefront of contemporary theatre and audiences will have the opportunity to discover a new generation of story-tellers who challenge and entertain. (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 SeasonCanadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2010

Canadian Stage unveiled its highly anticipated 2010-2011 season today, marking the first season programmed by Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn. The season heralds a bold, new direction for the company. Jocelyn seeks to redefine Canadian Stage as a centre for national and international multi-disciplinary theatre that pushes boundaries, adopts a 21st-century perspective and reflects Toronto's cultural diversity. The work will be driven by directors and auteurs at the forefront of contemporary theatre and audiences will have the opportunity to discover a new generation of story-tellers who challenge and entertain. (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 SeasonCanadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2010

Canadian Stage unveiled its highly anticipated 2010-2011 season today, marking the first season programmed by Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn. The season heralds a bold, new direction for the company. Jocelyn seeks to redefine Canadian Stage as a centre for national and international multi-disciplinary theatre that pushes boundaries, adopts a 21st-century perspective and reflects Toronto's cultural diversity. The work will be driven by directors and auteurs at the forefront of contemporary theatre and audiences will have the opportunity to discover a new generation of story-tellers who challenge and entertain. (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 SeasonCanadian Stage Announces Their 2010-2011 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

Canadian Stage unveiled its highly anticipated 2010-2011 season today, marking the first season programmed by Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn. The season heralds a bold, new direction for the company. Jocelyn seeks to redefine Canadian Stage as a centre for national and international multi-disciplinary theatre that pushes boundaries, adopts a 21st-century perspective and reflects Toronto's cultural diversity. The work will be driven by directors and auteurs at the forefront of contemporary theatre and audiences will have the opportunity to discover a new generation of story-tellers who challenge and entertain. (more...)

Canadian Stage Presents FRANKENSTEIN By Catalyst Theatre, Plays 4/29-5/29Canadian Stage Presents FRANKENSTEIN By Catalyst Theatre, Plays 4/29-5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2010

Canadian Stage presents the Toronto premiere of Catalyst Theatre's Frankenstein, an award-winning adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic gothic novel integrating poetic verse, song, original music, stylized movement and fantastical costumes and sets made entirely of paper. (more...)

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