George Masswohl News

Canadian Stage to Present LONDON ROAD, 1/19-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Canadian Stage brings England's London Road to Toronto with North American premiere of 5-star musical documentary Written by Alecky Blythe and Tony Award-winning composer Adam Cork; directed by Jackie Maxwell at the Bluma Appel Theatre January 19 to February 9, 2014 Toronto, ON - Canadian Stage presents the North American premiere of London Road, the captivating 5-star hit from the UK created by playwright Alecky Blythe and set to music Tony Award-winning composer Adam Cork. Part musical, part documentary, the new Canadian production is directed by the Shaw Festival's artistic director Jackie Maxwell with music direction by Reza Jacobs. Featuring a stellar ensemble cast (Sean Arbuckle, Damien Atkins, Ben Carlson, Michelle Fisk, Deborah Hay, George Masswohl, Julain Molnar, Glynis Ranney, Fiona Reid, Steve Ross and Shawn Wright) London Road transforms the stage at the Bluma Appel Theatre (27 Front St. E) from January 19 to February 9, 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2013 Dora Awards - Ceremony and After Party
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 26, 2013

The 2013 Dora Awards took place in Toronto on Monday June 25th at The St Lawrence Centre for the Arts. To accommodate demand, the Bluma theatre was also opened up for guests and the awards were live-streamed via 'Doratron'. As in previous years, there was a glamorous VIP ceremony pre-show followed by a post show street party that closed down Front Street. A record number of Doras were given out, with Young People's Theatre's CINDERELLA the runaway hit of the evening with seven awards. BWW is thrilled readers photos from the evening. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2013 Dora Awards Red Carpet and VIP Reception
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 26, 2013

The 2013 Dora Awards took place in Toronto on Monday June 25th at The St Lawrence Centre for the Arts. To accommodate demand, the Bluma theatre was also opened up for guests and the awards were live-streamed via 'Doratron'. As in previous years, there was a glamorous VIP ceremony pre-show followed by a post show street party that closed down Front Street. A record number of Doras were given out, with Young People's Theatre's CINDERELLA the runaway hit of the evening with seven awards. BWW is thrilled readers photos from the evening. (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Canadian Stage today announced additional details about the 2013.2014 theatre season, including casting for London Road, the musical documentary directed by Jackie Maxwell with musical direction by Reza Jacobs, on stage at the Bluma Appel Theatre from January 19 to February 9, 2014. The 5-star hit from London, England will have its Canadian premiere with an all-star cast of some of the country's most talented performers: Sean Arbuckle, Damien Atkins, Ben Carlson, Michelle Fisk, Deborah Hay, George Masswohl, Julain Molnar, Glynnis Ranney, Fiona Reid and Shawn Wright. (more...)

Studio 180 Theatre Celebrates 10 Years With a Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 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...)

BWW Interviews: Sharron and George's Christmas Singalong!
by Kelly Cameron - Dec 20, 2012

All month long BWW has been showcasing some of Toronto's hottest cabaret stars as they usher in the hoilday season with festive cabarets. We're thrilled to bring the final installment in our cabaret interviews, a feature with Sharron Matthews and George Masswohl who are presenting their 'Super Fun Christmas Sing-A-Long' tomorrow night at Buddies in Bad Times. The duo tell us why they love cabaret and why they love performing together. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Christmas Cabaret with Chris Tsujiuchi
by Kelly Cameron - Dec 07, 2012

The holiday season is here and it's bringing with it a whole host of exciting cabarets courtesy of Buddies in Bad Times Theatre! Up first is Chris Tsujiuchi's Christerical Cabaret - a show that promises laughs, love and holiday sweaters! BWW will be featuring many of the holiday cabaret artists leading up to Christmas, and Chris sat down to talk with us about what cabaret means to him, how he's made his show festive and why 'Dick in a Box' is really a holiday treat. (more...)

TOPDOG UNDERDOG, CRASH, CAROLINE OR CHANGE and More Take Toronto's Top 2012 Dora Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 25, 2012

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)honors extraordinary talent in the Toronto performing arts community as they host the 33rd annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards tonight, Monday, June 25, at the St. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts in the Bluma Appel Theater. As with all awards, BroadwayWorld brings you full coverage of the ceremony. Keep checking back as the list of winners is updated below! And stay tuned in the next couple of days for special photo coverage! (more...)

Canadian Stage presents annual Dream in High Park: The Winter's Tale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2011

Canadian Stage presents the 2011 Dream in High Park: William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. (more...)

Canadian Stage presents annual Dream in High Park: The Winter's Tale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2011

Canadian Stage presents the 2011 Dream in High Park: William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Story Begins - Theatre 20's First Concert
by Kelly Cameron - May 16, 2011

Theatre 20 kicked off it's 2011-2012 concert season on Monday May 9th with The Story Begins, an evening of songs from story driven musicals. Featuring special guest Colm Wilkinson and some of Toronto's best and brightest stars, it was a truly magical evening of amazing musical theatre talent. BWW was on hand to bring you exclusive photos from the event. (more...)

Theatre 20 Announces 2011 Three-Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2011

Theatre 20, a new musical theatre company in Toronto, today announced an exciting three-concert series for 2011, to be held at the Panasonic Theatre. (more...)

Theatre 20 Announces 2011 Three-Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2011

Theatre 20, a new musical theatre company in Toronto, today announced an exciting three-concert series for 2011, to be held at the Panasonic Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Thom Allison says 'Farewell' to Toronto
by Kelly Cameron - Jan 28, 2011

Thom Allison has been performing in shows in Toronto for almost twenty years, and was most recently seen in the smash-hit Mirvish show Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Now he is headed to the Great White Way to make his Broadway debut in that same show, and he is having one last cabaret in Toronto to say farewell to the city. He spoke with BWW about his cabaret, his Broadway debut and what comes next. (more...)

Acting Up Stage Company & Studio 180 Theatre Close PARADE 1/22/2011
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2011

Studio 180 Theatre (acclaimed last season for STUFF HAPPENS and THE OVERWHELMING) and Acting Up Stage Company (fresh from its sold-out production of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA) present the award-winning PARADE, from December 30, 2010 to January 22, 2011 at The Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs. (more...)

Acting Up Stage Company & Studio 180 Theatre Present PARADE 12/30-1/22/2011
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2010

Studio 180 Theatre (acclaimed last season for STUFF HAPPENS and THE OVERWHELMING) and Acting Up Stage Company (fresh from its sold-out production of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA) present the award-winning PARADE, from December 30, 2010 to January 22, 2011 at The Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs. (more...)

Acting Up Stage Company & Studio 180 Theatre Present PARADE 12/30-1/22/2011
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2010

Studio 180 Theatre (acclaimed last season for STUFF HAPPENS and THE OVERWHELMING) and Acting Up Stage Company (fresh from its sold-out production of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA) present the award-winning PARADE, from December 30, 2010 to January 22, 2011 at The Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs. (more...)

Soulpepper Presents OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR 3/11-4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2010

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today announced that the company's production of Oh What a Lovely War will run March 11 - April 10, 2010, at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Soulpepper Opens OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2010

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today announced that the company's production of Oh What a Lovely War will run March 11 - April 10, 2010, at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Soulpepper Presents OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR 3/11-4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today announced that the company's production of Oh What a Lovely War will run March 11 - April 10, 2010, at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

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