Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE

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Studio 180 Theatre OVERWHELMING) and Acting Up Stage Company (fresh from its sold-out production of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA) present the award-winning PARADE, through January 22, 2011 at The Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs.

With book by Alfred Uhry (Pulitzer Prize for DRIVING MISS DAISY) and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown (THE LAST FIVE YEARS), PARADE had its world premiere at Lincoln Center Theater in 1998. It won the Tony Awards for best book and score, and the Drama Desk and New York Critics' Circle awards for best musical. The show quickly built an international following for its haunting score and powerful narrative and has subsequently been produced by renowned companies around the world, including recent acclaimed productions in London and Los Angeles. PARADE now finally has its long-awaited Canadian premiere.Since 2004, Acting Up Stage (Mitchell Marcus, Artistic Producer) has brought stellar Canadian casts to productions of contemporary and provocative musicals. The company has been heralded with rave reviews, sold-out performances and 13 Dora Award nominations for its productions, including THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, ELEGIES: A SONG CYCLE, A NEW BRAIN and A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE.Studio 180 Theatre promotes community engagement. Since 2003, the company has won critical acclaim and sold-out houses for a series of Canadian powerful premieres that tackled difficult and divisive issues. Studio 180's renowned productions include STUFF HAPPENS, THE OVERWHELMING, THE ARAB-ISRAELI COOK BOOK and THE LARAMIE PROJECT.

Photo Credit: John Karastamatis & Kesta Graham

Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE

Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE
Tracy Michailidis and Michael Therriault

Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE
The company

Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE
Tracy Michailidis and Michael Therriault

Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE
Jay Turvey, Jeff Irving and Mark Uhre

Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE
Neil Barclay and Michael Therriault

Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE
Michael Therriault

Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE
Mark McGrinder and Daren A. Herbert

Photo Flash: Studio 180 Presents Canadian Premiere of PARADE

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