Tickets to Can Rep's HOW DO I LOVE THEE Now On Sale
(12/19/2014) - Tickets are on sale now for Canadian Rep Theatre's presentation of the Toronto premiere of Florence Gibson MacDonald's How Do I Love Thee?, at the Berkeley Street Upstairs Theatre, from January 31 - February 22, 2015.
SMALL AXE Begins Next Month at The Theatre Centre
(12/18/2014) - In January The Theatre Centre and Project: Humanity present Small Axe, a new piece of documentary theatre that brings to the stage stories of lesbian, gay and transgender (LGBT) people of colour from Jamaica and the Jamaican-Canadian Diaspora. Their voices, alongside the voice of playwright Andrew Kushnir, contribute to an unflinching and timely exploration of what it means for a white queer artist to engage with injustice in a black community. Investigating homophobia and racism, intersectionality and privilege, Small Axe is on stage Jan. 17 to Feb. 1 at The Theatre Centre (1115 Queen St. W.).
CrazyLady to Bring Two George F. Walker Premieres to Toronto
(12/18/2014) - CrazyLady, a new Toronto-based theatre company co-founded by theatre artists Wes Berger, Sarah Murphy-Dyson (Co-Artistic Producers) and George F. Walker (Creative Consultant), will bring not one, but two George F. Walker premieres to Toronto!
BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS is a Phenomenal Adaptation of the Classic Stephen Sondheim Musical
(12/19/2014) - It's no surprise Walt Disney Pictures has decided to bank on the popularity of the movie musical following the box office success of Les Miserables - what is a surprise is how successfully they've done so. Their first foray into the live-action movie musical, Into the Woods is everything you'd want from a movie musical - but doesn't compromise any of the brilliance of the original even if some modifications were made to fit the medium.
Koffler Centre of the Arts Sets Winter/Spring 2015 Lineup: Live Performances & More!
(12/17/2014) - On the heels of a robust and successful fall season featuring several sold-out events, the Koffler Centre of the Arts is delighted to announce its visual arts, literary, and live performance programming for Winter/Spring 2015. The Koffler's contemporary cultural offerings continue to engage audiences and create dialogue within the context of its new home at Artscape Youngplace and beyond.
THE BOOK OF MORMON Wraps Successful Run at Centre In The Square
(12/17/2014) - Last week 14,437 people flocked to Centre In The Square to see the National Tour of The Book of Mormon which ran for eight performances December 9 to 14, 2014. Most performances were sold-out, with overall attendance for the one-week engagement at 97 percent. The show represents the highest attendance and financial impact from a weeklong production at The Centre in over 10 years. In addition, more than 38% percent of the audience were first-time visitors to The Centre.