Segal Centre Extends LES BELLES SOEURS Through 11/16
(10/23/2014) - Due to popular demand, the Segal Centre has announced that a week of performances have been added to Copa de Oro's world English premiere production of Belles Soeurs: The Musical, based on the play by Michel Tremblay.
Canadian Stage to Present OPUS, 11/12-16
(10/23/2014) - World-renowned trailblazers in the world of contemporary circus, the Australian performance troupe Circa arrives in Toronto with their newest work, Opus. The North American premiere is presented by Canadian Stage for five performances only at the Bluma Appel Theatre (27 Front St. E.), Nov. 12 to 16. Under the direction of Circa artistic director Yaron Lifschitz and accompanied by live music from the acclaimed Debussy String Quartet, Opus mixes circus and classical music to share an unexpected and breathtaking experience.
Huck Finn Jubilee Announces New Dates for 2015 and Beyond
(10/23/2014) - Moving forward with its commitment to securing the best in world-class entertainment, Huck Finn Jubilee has changed its annual dates of operation to the second weekend in June, starting in 2015, organizers announced today.
BWW Exclusive: Photos from LES BELLES SOEURS in Montreal
(10/22/2014) - BroadwayWorld has exclusive new photos of LES BELLES SOEURS at the Segal Centre in Montreal. All photos by Racheal McCaig. Tremblay's landmark play, Les Belles Soeurs, is re-imagined in this explosive new musical adaptation playing at the Segal Centre for the Performing Arts now through November 9th.
DRINK WITH DEATH - A MORBID CABARET Runs Now thru 10/30 at The Cameron House
(10/23/2014) - Following a wildly successful run at the renowned La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City in February, director Romana Soutus is teaming up with Juno-nominated musician Christopher Weatherstone to present Drink With Death, a morbid cabaret where the dead rise again to tell the stories of their untimely ends through song. Featuring the best and brightest of Toronto's vibrant indie folk scene, this unexpectedly humorous and beautiful show runs today, October 23-30 (Wednesdays-Saturdays at 8pm) at the legendary downtown Toronto venue, The Cameron House.
Ross Petty Productions to Present CINDERELLA Beginning 11/21
(10/22/2014) - Get ready to have a ball with CINDERELLA, The Gags To Riches Family Musical, a shoe-in for this holiday season's favourite treat! Ross Petty, creator of Toronto's most celebrated theatrical holiday extravaganza, presents his 19th annual production of exquisitely silly entertainment for the young and the young at heart! Tickets are now on sale.
BWW Review: WHAT MAKES A MAN at the Berkley Street Theatre
(10/22/2014) - While reviewing What Makes a Man (WMAM), now playing at the Berkley Street Theatre, it's tempting to comment on what's not there, what could and should be there, rather than what is there. What is on display is a marvelous musical stage portrait of Charles Aznavour, the world renowned French singer/songwriter, actor and political activist/diplomat. A man of the world, he is capable of singing in five languages. One of the last surviving 'showmen,' he still is capable of filling the world's most prestigious concert halls. For example, a year ago he performed for the first time in 25 years at London's Royal Albert Hall. Demand was so great, a second concert was booked there for this past June.
15th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival Returns Today
(10/22/2014) - The 15th annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival returns today, October 22-26, 2014 but the celebrations begin in June with National Aboriginal History Month. imagineNATIVE will commemorate National Aboriginal History Month with several special free events.
Young People's Theatre to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, 11/24-12/28
(10/21/2014) - Young People's Theatre will present the Canadian Premiere of a rollicking new musical version of the beloved children's classic James and the Giant Peach. Created by Tony Award-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, this wonderfully touching show has just been extended due to popular demand and will be presented on the Mainstage beginning November 24, running to December 28.
TEATRON Toronto Jewish Theatre to Present PEACE WARRIORS
(10/21/2014) - Four sharp-tongued academics, one precocious adolescent. Three middle-of-the-night seductions against the backdrop of Israeli/Palestinian politics on university campuses. Four characters come together to flaunt their activism and advance their ambitions.
Theatre francais de Toronto to Present LE CHANT DE GEORGES BOIVIN
(10/20/2014) - Theatre francais de Toronto has the perfect fall getaway in store for its public with Le chant de Georges Boivin (Georges Boivin's Swan Song) by Martin Bellemare. Directed by Mario Borges and starring the legendary Pierre Collin, this theatrical "road movie" love song will be presented at the Berkeley Street Theatre from November 26 to 30.