Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/19 - GUYS AND DOLLS and More!
Happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! Here are the top stories from Toronto you might have missed this week!
1) Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature LE CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in Birmingham, IN THE HEIGHTS in Connecticut and More!. (more...)
2) Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At Stratford's GUYS AND DOLLS
by Alan Henry - May 15, 2017
BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at The Stratford Festival's production of GUYS AND DOLLS directed by Donna Feore. Check out the extended 'Crapshooters' dance sequence below, featuring a 19 piece orchestra playing the 1992 Broadway revival orchestrations for the first time ever since that production.. (more...)
3) PJ MASKS to Hit the Road with First-Ever Tour PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HERO
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017
Entertainment One (eOne) and Round Room Presents have announced that 'PJ Masks Live! Time to Be a Hero,' a brand-new, fully-immersive musical production, will take to the stage, touring across North America starting in September 2017.. (more...)
4) The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions to Present THE JAZZ SINGER
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017
The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Dancap Productions present THE JAZZ SINGER, a new musical adaption of Samson Raphaelson's classic story of a son's struggle between his passion for a Broadway career, and his father's plans to have him follow in his footsteps as a cantor. The production will run May 23 - June 18, 2017 at Greenwin Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts.. (more...)
5) Soulo Theatre Fest Opens with Knock Out Show
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017
Celebrating its 5th anniversary with an amazing line up of shows, workshops and panels, Toronto's Soulo Theatre Festival runs May 25-28 with all events except the Opening Night taking place at the RED Sandcastle Theatre in Leslieville.. (more...)
6) VIDEO: Meat Loaf Helps Kick Off BAT OUT OF HELL in Toronto!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2017
Earlier this week, the musical Bat Out of Hell launched its North American debut with a free mini-concert on Toronto's Yonge Street. Mayor John Tory welcomed the cast of the musical, including stars Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington, as well as Meat Loaf himself! Watch below as they give Canada a sneak peek of what's to come!. (more...)
7) BWW Interview: A Conversation with the Creators and Cast of The Musical Stage Company's ONEGIN
by Taylor Long - May 13, 2017
A new Canadian musical is about to hit the stage in Toronto. The Musical Stage Company (formerly Acting Up Stage Company) is bringing us their new work, ONEGIN. I had a chance to chat with ONEGIN's creators, Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille as well as two of the cast members, Daren A. Herbert (Onegin) and Hailey Gillis (Tatyana) about the experience of bringing this story to life.. (more...)
8) Roseneath Theatre Announces 'Be True To You' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017
Artistic Director Andrew Lamb and Managing Director Annemieke Wade have announced Roseneath Theatre's 2017-18 Season - Be True To You - on today's International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (dayagainsthomophobia.org).. (more...)
9) Canadian Opera Company Orchestra Featured in Special Engagements at 21C Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017
Canadian Opera Company Music Director Johannes Debus and the internationally acclaimed COC Orchestra step out of the orchestra pit of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts to launch the 'Canadian edition' of the 21C Music Festival, performing the opening concert on May 24, 2017 at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music at Koerner Hall. This is the first of two engagements with COC artists at the 21C Music Festival.. (more...)
10) BWW Review: THE BOY IN THE MOON at Crow's Theatre is Not Flashy, and That's Okay
by Taylor Long - May 14, 2017
Heart defects. Cognitive delay. Growth hormone deficiency. These are just some of the symptoms that Cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome can present. THE BOY IN THE MOON, by Emil Sher, examines the love and labour involved in raising a child born into these symptoms. Based on a book by Ian Brown, and interviews with Brown's family, the play is a heart-aching invitation into the home of four unimaginably courageous humans.. (more...)