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Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists are AnnouncedScotiabank Giller Prize Finalists are Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

TORONTO, ON - In a special series across the country, Between the Pages: An Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists will bring this year's nominated works to life in Halifax on October 20th, Toronto on November 3rd and Vancouver on November 6th. (more...)

2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist is Announced2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist is Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

TORONTO, ON - A special event to announce the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist at the Soho House in Toronto, hosted by Jian Ghomeshi. (more...)

MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING Returns to Actors' Summit Theater, Tickets on Sale Now, 8/7-17MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING Returns to Actors' Summit Theater, Tickets on Sale Now, 8/7-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

"My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding" is returning to Actors' Summit Theater, in time for the 9th International Cleveland-Akron Gay Games. This delightful musical, based on a true story, will have a preview performance on Aug. 7th, followed by opening night on Aug. 8th. This show will perform thru Aug. 17th, 2014, at Actors' Summit, Akron's professional theater at Greystone Hall in downtown Akron. (more...)

Public Radio International' introduces SoundWorks from PRIPublic Radio International' introduces SoundWorks from PRI
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Public Radio International (PRI) today announced SoundWorks from PRI, a collection of podcasts from unique voices focused on the issues that shape both daily life and international trends. SoundWorks continues PRI's history of identifying unmet content needs and voices with distinct points of view, and creates a space for the insights of those with unexpected takes on our world. It will also serve as a cost-effective platform for nurturing talent for launch into public media. (more...)

LUNCHTIME LIVE! Returns to Yonge-Dundas Square, 5/26-6/16 and 7/8-7/29LUNCHTIME LIVE! Returns to Yonge-Dundas Square, 5/26-6/16 and 7/8-7/29
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

Patio season is finally here, so why not spend lunchtime on the biggest patio in the city at YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE! 'A triumph of urbanism,' declared the Toronto Star. YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) is launching their second decade with two Lunchtime Live! sessions from May 26-June 16, 2014 and September 8-29, 2014. Lunchtime Live! will feature adult contemporary and singer-songwriter artists performing from 12:30-1:30pm every Monday. (more...)

Stratford Festival's SHAKESPEARE SLAM Features Paul Gross, Steven Page and Hawksley Workman TonightStratford Festival's SHAKESPEARE SLAM Features Paul Gross, Steven Page and Hawksley Workman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Paul Gross, Steven Page and Hawksley Workman are headlining the Stratford Festival Forum's Shakespeare Slam tonight, April 23, at Toronto's Koerner Hall. This celebration marking Shakespeare's 450th birthday will be hosted by Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino, and will showcase the Festival's 2014 season theme of Madness: Minds Pushed to the Edge. (more...)

Stratford Festival's SHAKESPEARE SLAM to Feature Paul Gross, Steven Page, Hawksley Workman, 4/23Stratford Festival's SHAKESPEARE SLAM to Feature Paul Gross, Steven Page, Hawksley Workman, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Paul Gross, Steven Page and Hawksley Workman are headlining the Stratford Festival Forum's Shakespeare Slam on Wednesday, April 23, at Toronto's Koerner Hall. This celebration marking Shakespeare's 450th birthday will be hosted by Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino, and will showcase the Festival's 2014 season theme of Madness: Minds Pushed to the Edge. (more...)

Rick Miller, Louise Pitre and More to Present at 2013 Dora Awards TonightRick Miller, Louise Pitre and More to Present at 2013 Dora Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) welcomes its VIP presenters for the 34th annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, to be held tonight, June 24 at 7pm at St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts' (StLC) Bluma Appel Theatre and which will also be live-streamed to the TicketPro Doratron in the StLC's Jane Mallett Theatre due to popular demand. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2013 Dora Awards - Ceremony and After PartyPhoto 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...)

BWW Recap: Toronto Celebrates its Best at the 2013 Dora AwardsBWW Recap: Toronto Celebrates its Best at the 2013 Dora Awards
by Alan Henry - Jun 25, 2013

The 34th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards for the 2012/2013 season were handed out in a star-studded ceremony in Toronto on the evening of Monday, June 24 at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts' Bluma Appel Theatre, hosted by the hilarious Matt Baram and Naomi Snieckus, Second City alumni and founding members of The National Theatre of the World. (more...)

Rick Miller, Louise Pitre, & More to Present at 2013 Dora AwardsRick Miller, Louise Pitre, & More to Present at 2013 Dora Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is pleased to announce the VIP presenters for the 34th annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, to be held Monday, June 24 at 7pm at St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts' (StLC) Bluma Appel Theatre and which will also be live-streamed to the TicketPro Doratron in the StLC's Jane Mallett Theatre due to popular demand. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Everything is Beautiful at the MAD HOT BALLETPhoto Coverage: Everything is Beautiful at the MAD HOT BALLET
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 15, 2013

The National Ballet of Canada's annual gala fundraiser took place this past Wednesday, raising $1 million for the company. Hosted by the CBC's Jian Ghomeshi, the Carmen inspired evening entitled MAD HOT BALLET brought together some of Toronto's best dressed arts lovers and proved to be a magical evening. BWW was on hand to bring readers photos from the incredible night. (more...)

Mel Brooks to Appear on JIMMY KIMMEL Tonight, Announces Upcoming InterviewsMel Brooks to Appear on JIMMY KIMMEL Tonight, Announces Upcoming Interviews
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2013

American Masters Mel Brooks: Make a Noise, the newest film in the American Masters series, will premiere nationally Monday, May 20 at 9pm ET/PT on PBS (check local listings), and will be released on DVD by Shout! Factory on May 21. In support of the release, Mel Brooks is making some very special appearances and doing a handful of select interviews. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber To Bring SCHOOL OF ROCK To The StageAndrew Lloyd Webber To Bring SCHOOL OF ROCK To The Stage
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 5, 2013

In a career-spanning new conversation on Q With Jian Ghomeshi on CBC radio, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber discusses acquiring the rights to the 2003 comedy film SCHOOL OF ROCK and his preliminary plans for bringing it to the stage and perhaps even adding some additional self-penned songs to the songstack. (more...)

BWW Feature: There's No Place Like Toronto for this All Canadian 'OZ'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: Annie Lennox, Sarah McLachlan and Angelique Kidjo at HOPE RISINGPhoto Coverage: Annie Lennox, Sarah McLachlan and Angelique Kidjo at HOPE RISING
by Kelly Cameron - Nov 12, 2012

The 2nd Annual Hope Rising Benefit took plays this week at Roy Thomson Hall to benefit the Stephen Lewis AIDS Foundation, an organization that helps women and children with HIV/AIDS in Africa. Annie Lennox returned to Toronto for one night only to lend her gorgeous vocals to the cause, along with Canadian sensation Sarah McLachlan and African singer Angelique Kidjo. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, the very special evening was both heartbreaking and inspiring. BWW was on hand to capture photos from the event. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jonathan Estabrooks on his TSO Debut in Some Enchanted EveningBWW Interviews: Jonathan Estabrooks on his TSO Debut in Some Enchanted Evening
by Kelly Cameron - Oct 8, 2012

The Toronto Symphony's 2012-2013 Pops Season kicks off this week with Some Enchanted Evening, the first show of newly appointed Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke's new season. The evening pays tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein, and joining Steven are Ashley Brown, Aaron Lazar and Jonathan Estabrooks. Originally from Canada, Jonathan took a few minutes to talk to BWW about his journey so far, and about why young people should come check this show out. (more...)

Photo Coverage: IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING Red CarpetPhoto Coverage: IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING Red Carpet
by Kelly Cameron - Nov 29, 2011

On November 19th the stars of Canadian theatre, film, TV and music came out in support of the 10th Anniversary of It's Always Something, a variety show to raise money for Gilda's Club. BWW was thrilled to be on hand to bring you these exclusive photos of the starry red-carpet arrivals and after-party. (more...)

2011 Directors Guild of Canada Awards Nominees Announced 2011 Directors Guild of Canada Awards Nominees Announced
by Movies News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

The DGC congratulates the 2011 nominees announced today in Toronto. Selected from close to 175 submissions, the 76 nominees in 19 categories represent a cross section of the industry's outstanding talent in film and television. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The National Ballet of Canada's MAD HOT WONDERLANDPhoto Coverage: The National Ballet of Canada's MAD HOT WONDERLAND
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 27, 2011

On Tuesday June 21st The National Ballet of Canada transformed Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts into a MAD HOT Wonderland for their annual fundraising gala. Over 1800 people came out in support of the ballet, and BWW was on hand to capture photos of the spectacular and lavish event. (more...)

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