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BWW Feature: There's No Place Like Toronto for this All Canadian 'OZ'
by Kelly Cameron - Jan 16, 2013

The North American Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard of Oz took place this past Sunday, featuring an All-Canadian Cast and brand new songs to go along with the classic tale. While reviews have been mixed, the talented cast provides much reason to celebrate. Sometimes, it takes the re-telling of a classic tale to remind us that there really is no place like home. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Danielle Wade Wins CBC's OVER THE RAINBOW!
by Kelly Cameron - Nov 06, 2012

Canada has spoken, and Danielle Wade has been given the coveted red ruby slippers and the role of Dorothy in Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's production of The Wizard of Oz. Wade, 20, won the eight week long reality competition 'Over the Rainbow' Monday night after a nation-wide vote eliminated runners-up AJ Bridel and Stephanie LaRochelle. Danielle will headline the Mirvish presentation of The Wizard of Oz, opening this Christmas at the Ed Mirvish Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrew Lloyd Webber Comes to Toronto for OVER THE RAINBOW
by Kelly Cameron - Sep 17, 2012

Toronto and to all of Canada in their living rooms. Featuring Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber himself, the show is a nation-wide search to cast Dorothy in the new Mirvish Production of The Wizard of Oz. Joining Lord Lloyd Webber on the search are judges Arlene Philips, Thom Allison and Louise Pitre and host Daryn Jones. BWW was on hand for the first show to bring readers all the excitement as these girls battle it out for a chance to don the ruby slippers and become a star. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Set Building Time-Lapse for CBC's OVER THE RAINBOW, Premiering Tonight, Sept 16!
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2012

The nationwide search for 'Dorothy' begins tonight, September 16, 2012, on CBC. Click below for a sneak peak of the set, built over six days in CBC's Toronto studios! (more...)

Photo Flash: Canada's Top 20 Dorothys Continue OVER THE RAINBOW Journey at 'Dorothy Farm'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

After clinching a spot in the top 20 for CBC's OVER THE RAINBOW - the televised search for Dorothy - contestants arrived from all across Canada to be put through their paces at Dorothy Farm. Following their arrival, Canada's Top 20 Dorothys traveled to Dorothy Farm, located in beautiful Bethany Hills, ON, vying for a Top 10 spot on the show. Check out photos from the trip below! (more...)

Top 'Dorothys' Announced for CBC's OVER THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

On the heels of the nation-wide audition tour in search of Dorothy, the Top 20 Dorothys for CBC Television's OVER THE RAINBOW have been selected. (more...)

CBC's OVER THE RAINBOW Competitors Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

On the heels of the nation-wide audition tour in search of Dorothy, the Top 20 Dorothys for CBC Television's OVER THE RAINBOW have been selected. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Hunt for 'Dorothy' Begins in Toronto for THE WIZARD OF OZ Reality Show
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 21, 2012

On Monday hundreds of girls ventured out to the CBC studio in downtown Toronto for an open call to cast the next Dorothy in an upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy will be cast via reality TV show Over the Rainbow, where participants will perform songs and be judged each week in the style of Canadian Idol. The winner will don the ruby slippers when The Wizard of Oz opens via Mirvish Productions later this year. BWW was thrilled to be on hand to bring our readers photos from inside the auditions. (more...)

Could Your Dog Be Toto in ALW's WIZARD OF OZ? Talent Search Set for Woofstock, Today, June 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2012

Calling all furry four legged stars! Does your friendly, charismatic dog have what it takes to shine on CBC's new live reality competition series, OVER THE RAINBOW? The nationwide auditions for Dorothy are underway and the search for Toto will be held in Toronto today, June 9th at Woofstock, North America's largest festival for dogs. Taking place in the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood, registration will be from 9:00 am to noon, followed by live auditions throughout the day. (more...)

Could Your Dog be Toto in ALW's WIZARD OF OZ? Talent Search Set for Woofstock, June 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2012

Calling all furry four legged stars! Does your friendly, charismatic dog have what it takes to shine on CBC's new live reality competition series, OVER THE RAINBOW? The nationwide auditions for Dorothy are underway and the search for Toto will be held in Toronto on June 9th at Woofstock, North America's largest festival for dogs. Taking place in the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood, registration will be from 9:00 am to noon, followed by live auditions throughout the day. (more...)

OVER THE RAINBOW TV Show Set to Cast Dorothy in ALW's Canadian THE WIZARD OF OZ - Audition Details
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

CBC launches nationwide search for Dorothy on June 1, to appear on CBC Television's OVER THE RAINBOW and star in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Canadian production of The Wizard of Oz, as reported in BWW yesterday. Further details about the show have been announced. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gemini Awards in Toronto
by BWW Photo Special - Nov 13, 2010

Photos from the red carpet during the Gemini Awards in Toronto November 13, 2010. (more...)

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