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Young People's Theatre Celebrates 50th Anniversary TonightYoung People's Theatre Celebrates 50th Anniversary Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

YPT's 'A Wonder-Filled Evening' Gala set to gather celebrated actors and showcase the best of the multi-award winning company Young People's Theatre (YPT) is turning 50! For five decades YPT has entertained, engaged and created magical experiences for children. In celebration of this milestone event, this multi-award-winning company will be hosting a celebrity-studded gala fundraiser inspired by this year's upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz! The event will be held tonight, October 29 at the stunning Arcadian Court. (more...)

Young People's Theatre to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, 10/29Young People's Theatre to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

YPT's 'A Wonder-Filled Evening" Gala set to gather celebrated actors and showcase the best of the multi-award winning company Young People's Theatre (YPT) is turning 50! For five decades YPT has entertained, engaged and created magical experiences for children. In celebration of this milestone event, this multi-award-winning company will be hosting a celebrity-studded gala fundraiser inspired by this year's upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz! The event will be held on Thursday, October 29 at the stunning Arcadian Court. (more...)

BWW Review: HGJTC's THEREFORE CHOOSE LIFE is Sheer PerfectionBWW Review: HGJTC's THEREFORE CHOOSE LIFE is Sheer Perfection
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2015

I wasn't quite sure what to expect when walking into Therefore Choose Life, a new play based on a true story by Broadway leading man Jake Epstein and his mother Kathy Kacer, produced by The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company. The play is about a man (Joseph, played by Avery Saltzman) who is married during the holocaust, and presumes his wife dead after being separated in a concentration camp. After the war he moves to Toronto and eventually remarries and has a son, never forgetting the love he lost. Thirty years later, just before his 25th wedding anniversary, he learns his first wife is alive and coming to see him.  (more...)

Jake Epstein to Premiere New Work THEREFORE CHOOSE LIFE in TorontoJake Epstein to Premiere New Work THEREFORE CHOOSE LIFE in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company will present the world premiere of mother and son writing team, Kathy Kacer and Jake Epstein's THEREFORE CHOOSE LIFE, which will also launch the company's residency at the new Greenwin Theatre at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. (more...)


by Dennis Kucherawy - Nov 30, 2014

Did you attend Acting Up Stage Company's recent 'Uncovered-Billy Joel and Elton John' concerts? If not, you missed a sensational performance by Jackie Richardson. But fear not, you'll get another chance to experience our national treasure when she performs with some of our most accomplished musical theatre talents this Monday, Dec. 1st. (more...)

Baby Gumm Productions Presents A CHAT WITH SHEILA MCCARTHY TonightBaby Gumm Productions Presents A CHAT WITH SHEILA MCCARTHY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2014

Baby Gumm Productions has announced 'A Chat With Sheila McCarthy' at the Staircase Theatre in Hamilton tonight, February 8th at 1pm. (more...)

Baby Gumm Productions to Present A CHAT WITH SHEILA MCCARTHY, 2/8Baby Gumm Productions to Present A CHAT WITH SHEILA MCCARTHY, 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Baby Gumm Productions has announced 'A Chat With Sheila McCarthy' at the Staircase Theatre in Hamilton on Saturday, February 8th at 1pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: IT'S ALWAYS YOU Delights Audiences at Best of Fringe at the Toronto CentreBWW Reviews: IT'S ALWAYS YOU Delights Audiences at Best of Fringe at the Toronto Centre
by Alan Henry - Jul 26, 2013

It's Always You, a new musical being presented at the 'Best of Fringe' is a delightful and impressive new work by Canadian writers Dan Redican (book/lyrics) and Scott White (music). The show looks at the choices people make, and how they affect the outcomes of our lives. (more...)

Toronto Fringe Fest Begins Extended Limited Engagement of IT'S ALWAYS YOUToronto Fringe Fest Begins Extended Limited Engagement of IT'S ALWAYS YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

IT'S ALWAYS YOU written by Dan Redican (PUPPETS WHO KILL) with music by Scott White (TOP GUN! THE MUSICAL) has been turning away audiences from sold out performances since it opened at The Toronto Fringe on July 3. The piece was so popular that all of the advance tickets were snatched up early in the run. 40 additional tickets were available for those willing to line up at the door, and audiences arrived hours in advance of the box office opening to get a peek at this hit show. (more...)

Toronto Fringe Fest to Present Extended Limited Engagement of IT'S ALWAYS YOU, Begin. 7/24Toronto Fringe Fest to Present Extended Limited Engagement of IT'S ALWAYS YOU, Begin. 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

IT'S ALWAYS YOU written by Dan Redican (PUPPETS WHO KILL) with music by Scott White (TOP GUN! THE MUSICAL) has been turning away audiences from sold out performances since it opened at The Toronto Fringe on July 3. The piece was so popular that all of the advance tickets were snatched up early in the run. 40 additional tickets were available for those willing to line up at the door, and audiences arrived hours in advance of the box office opening to get a peek at this hit show. (more...)

Sheila McCarthy, Dan Redican and More Open Toronto Fringe Tonight in IT'S ALWAYS YOUSheila McCarthy, Dan Redican and More Open Toronto Fringe Tonight in IT'S ALWAYS YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

The Toronto Fringe begins performances this Today night, and some familiar faces from film and television will be hitting the boards in the new musical It's Always You written by Dan Redican with music by Scott White (Top Gun! The Musical). (more...)

Sheila McCarthy, Dan Redican and More to Open Toronto Fringe July 3 in IT'S ALWAYS YOUSheila McCarthy, Dan Redican and More to Open Toronto Fringe July 3 in IT'S ALWAYS YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2013

The Toronto Fringe begins performances this Wednesday night, and some familiar faces from film and television will be hitting the boards in the new musical It's Always You written by Dan Redican with music by Scott White (Top Gun! The Musical). (more...)

Photo Flash: Talk Is Free Theatre's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN FundraiserPhoto Flash: Talk Is Free Theatre's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

After a triumphant fundraising performance of The Producers for the Actors' Fund in 2010, Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) followed up with a fundraising, concert performance of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The performance was held on Sunday, February 10 at 8PM at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Historic Distillery District in Toronto and raised over 30k! Scroll below for photos from the event! (more...)

BWW Special: Toronto Critics Take the Stage in You're A Good Man Charlie BrownBWW Special: Toronto Critics Take the Stage in You're A Good Man Charlie Brown
by Kelly Cameron - Feb 5, 2013

Toronto Theatre Critic's take to the stage this Sunday in a special benefit performance of You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, with proceeds going to The Actor's Fund. Featuring Kelly Nestruck, Robert Cushman, Glenn Sumi, Sheila McCarthy and Melody A. Johnston, the show also includes BWW's own Kelly Cameron as one of the Snoopy's. In this special feature, she talks about her hidden desire to be force to be reckoned with on-stage, setting the bar a smidge above terrible, and humbly requests that you throw bones in lieu of tomatoes. (more...)

John Neville Memorial Set for Today, July 15John Neville Memorial Set for Today, July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2012

A celebration of the life of John Neville will be held in Stratford today, July 15. Mr. Neville, who was Artistic Director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival from 1986 to 1989, died on November 19. He was 86. (more...)

John Neville Memorial Set for 7/15John Neville Memorial Set for 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

A celebration of the life of John Neville will be held in Stratford next month. Mr. Neville, who was Artistic Director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival from 1986 to 1989, died on November 19. He was 86. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Thom Allison, Jeff Madden & More Headline Harold Green Jewish Theatre FundraiserPhoto Coverage: Thom Allison, Jeff Madden & More Headline Harold Green Jewish Theatre Fundraiser
by Kelly Cameron - Apr 19, 2012

On Monday night the Harold Green Jewish Theatre held their annual fundraiser, bringing some of the city's top talents together under one roof to raise awareness and funds for the company. The event took a slightly different format this year, with the evening being split into two categories - music and laughter. The first half of the evening featured musical performances from a diverse range of local talent, and the second act featured improve comedy and The National Theatre of the World. (more...)

Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company Holds Benefit TonightHarold Green Jewish Theatre Company Holds Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company presents ONE NIGHT ONLY - An Evening Of Song & Laughter hosted by Linda Kash and Sheila McCarthy on Monday, April 16, 8PM at the Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. (more...)

Marion Ross to Lead Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company's LOST IN YONKERSMarion Ross to Lead Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company's LOST IN YONKERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

David Eisner and Avery Saltzman, Co-Artistic Directors of the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company (HGJTC), present Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play LOST IN YONKERS starring Marion Ross ('Happy Days'), at the Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, from May 12 - June 10, 2012. (more...)

Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company Sets Benefit for 4/16Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company Sets Benefit for 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company presents ONE NIGHT ONLY - An Evening Of Song & Laughter hosted by Linda Kash and Sheila McCarthy on Monday, April 16, 8PM at the Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. (more...)

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