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Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More!

Happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! Here are the top stories from Toronto you might have missed this week!

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More!
1) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - April 28, 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 a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below!. (more...)


2) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! BWW Review: Canadian Stage's MEETING and ENDINGS Awaken the Gamut of Human Emotion
by Taylor Long - April 27, 2017

From fascination to fear, Canadian Stage's MEETING and ENDINGS are a rollercoaster ride of insight into the human condition. The two works are part of Canadian Stage's Spotlight Australia, a six-week showcase of cross-disciplinary performance running until May 7 and featuring the works of acclaimed Australian artists.. (more...)


3) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! BWW Review: Canadian Opera Company's TOSCA is a Total Triumph
by Taylor Long - May 02, 2017

From the moment the orchestra plays their first note, the production is pure magic. The Canadian Opera Company (COC) ends their 2016-2017 season with a bang, with Puccini's TOSCA. Gorgeous music, grand sets and gripping performances coexist seamlessly in Paul Curran's production of one of opera's most famous tragic love stories.. (more...)


4) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! Mirvish Productions to Dim Marquee Lights in Honour of Jon Kaplan
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

In the time-honoured tradition of acknowledging the loss of an important member of the theatre community, Mirvish Productions will dim the marquee lights of all its four theatres - the Royal Alexandra, the Princess of Wales, the Ed Mirvish and the Panasonic - on Tuesday, May 2nd, 8 PM, in honour of Jon Kaplan, who passed away on April 28th.. (more...)


5) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! AN EVENING WITH STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Coming to Toronto This May
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience an intimate evening of music and Broadway memories with Stephen Schwartz, the Tony, Oscar, and Grammy Award-winning composer/lyricist of the classic musicals Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell, the Walt Disney films The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Enchanted, and Pocahontas, and the DreamWorks film The Prince of Egypt.. (more...)


6) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! Casting and Koffler Public Programs Announced for Joshua Harmon's BAD JEWS
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The Koffler Centre of the Arts today announced public programs and final casting for the Toronto premiere of Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews. Julia Vally joins the cast in the role of Melody for this "exhilaratingly abrasive" play exploring family, faith, and legacy as seen through the eyes of its Millennial protagonists (Daily Telegraph). Tickets for Bad Jews are available online at kofflerarts.org or by phone at 647-925-0643.. (more...)


7) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! YPT Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Artistic Director Allen MacInnis and Executive Director Nancy J. Webster are thrilled to announce the 2017/18 Season at Young People's Theatre. It's a year dedicated to the theme 'finding yourself", with nine shows encompassing classics and cutting-edge work to help guide that journey.. (more...)


8) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! Yonge-Dundas Square Celebrates Patio Weather with LUNCHTIME LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

With the rollercoaster of winter weather finally in the rearview mirror, Toronto is looking ahead to spending time on Toronto's favourite patio, YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS). The Heart of the City will play host to the return of its popular programming, including Lunchtime Live!, City Cinema presented by NOW Magazine, and Chevrolet presents Indie Fridays, running from May 15 - October 2, 2017.. (more...)


9) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! NEWFOUNDLAND MARY Travels to Calgary's Lunchbox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2017

On April 24th, Calgary theatregoers will see the western Canadian premiere of Newfoundland Mary, a new musical written by Peter Fenton (Bemused, The Giant's Garden) and Scott White (Bosco & Jones, Top Gun! The Musical) which will wrap up the core season at Lunchbox Theatre.. (more...)


10) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! Legacy Recordings Set To Release American Epic Documentary Series Collection
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release AMERICAN EPIC: The Collection, a 5-CD/100 song deluxe box set, and AMERICAN EPIC: The Soundtrack, a single disc anthology of 15 songs featured in the AMERICAN EPIC three-part historical documentary (1LP or 1CD), on Friday, May 12.. (more...)


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