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Broadway-Bound SOUSATZKA, Starring Victoria Clark, Starts Tonight in Toronto Broadway-Bound SOUSATZKA, Starring Victoria Clark, Starts Tonight in Toronto
by BWW News Desk on February 25, 2017 in Toronto

The world premiere engagement of SOUSATZKA, with book by Craig Lucas, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., based on the original novel 'Madame Sousatzka' by Bernice Rubens, begins previews in Toronto tonight, February 25, with opening night set for March 23, 2017. (more...)
Circlesnake Productions at The Tarragon Workspace Presents SLIP Circlesnake Productions at The Tarragon Workspace Presents SLIP
by BWW News Desk on February 24, 2017 in Toronto

Circlesnake examines memory loss, identity, and storytelling in the remount of its critically acclaimed mystery Slip, running March 24rd to April 2nd at The Tarragon Theatre Workspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. (more...)
Soundstreams Presents ODDITORIUM By R. Murray Shafer, 3/2-5 Soundstreams Presents ODDITORIUM By R. Murray Shafer, 3/2-5
by BWW News Desk on February 24, 2017 in Toronto

Soundstreams is thrilled to present Odditorium from March 2nd-5th, a selection of music theatre works by acclaimed Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, under the creative direction of award-winning film and theatre director Chris Abraham.  (more...)
STAGE TUBE: First Look at PINOCCHIO Design Series Video STAGE TUBE: First Look at PINOCCHIO Design Series Video
by Stage Tube on February 23, 2017 in Toronto

In Episode 1 of our video series on the creation of Pinocchio, Set and Costume Designer Colin Richmond walks through his imaginative designs at The National Ballet of Canada's production shop and wardrobe department.  Check it out below! (more...)
SOUSATZKA Producer Garth Drabinsky Seeks to Bypass OSC Penalties in Fraud Case SOUSATZKA Producer Garth Drabinsky Seeks to Bypass OSC Penalties in Fraud Case
by BWW News Desk on February 23, 2017 in Toronto

Producer Garth Drabinsky, who has admitted to and served time in Canada for his part in a fraud at the now-defunct Livent production company, has just begun hearings with the Ontario Securities Commission. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/24; THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close Profile, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/24; THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close Profile, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on February 24, 2017 in Toronto

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 THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close as the latest 'Women in Theater' profile in Connecticut, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Aga Khan Museum To Extend SYRIA: A LIVING HISTORY Exhibit Aga Khan Museum To Extend SYRIA: A LIVING HISTORY Exhibit
by BWW News Desk on February 23, 2017 in Toronto

The Aga Khan Museum is pleased to announce that it will be extending the run of its critically acclaimed exhibition Syria: A Living History. Originally slated to close on February 26, 2017, the exhibition will now remain open through March 26, 2017. (more...)
Native Earth Announces Departure of Artistic Director Native Earth Announces Departure of Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2017 in Toronto

After three seasons, Ryan Cunningham is leaving Native Earth Performing Arts to pursue personal artistic projects, starting with his debut at Shaw Festival this summer. (more...)
Canadian Opera Company's EVENING WITH ENSEMBLE STUDIO Charts Long Journey Of Opera Star, Feb. 23 Canadian Opera Company's EVENING WITH ENSEMBLE STUDIO Charts Long Journey Of Opera Star, Feb. 23
by BWW News Desk on February 23, 2017 in Toronto

On Today, February 23, 2017, Canada's next generation of opera stars takes over the mainstage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts for An Evening with the Ensemble Studio: Music of Handel and Mozart. (more...)
Tickets Are Now On Sale for JEWISH RADIO HOUR at Teatron Tickets Are Now On Sale for JEWISH RADIO HOUR at Teatron
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2017 in Toronto

A love letter to all the Jewish Radio Hours in the Golden Horseshoe from 1938 to the late 1950's. When tuning in on Sunday morning to hear the voice of the Jewish world became a weekly ritual. (more...)
Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls Join Forces in Four Voices at Massey Hall Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Indigo Girls Join Forces in Four Voices at Massey Hall
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2017 in Toronto

Legendary artists and long-time friends Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers announced that they will share the stage in a special group performance as Four Voices in June. (more...)
Mirvish Theatres to Dim Marquees in Honour of Stuart McLean and Richard McMillan Mirvish Theatres to Dim Marquees in Honour of Stuart McLean and Richard McMillan
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2017 in Toronto

In the past week, the arts in Canada have lost two bright lights in Stuart McLean and Richard McMillan. In the time-honoured theatrical tradition, the marquee lights of all four Mirvish Theatres - the Royal Alexandra, the Princess of Wales, the Ed Mirvish and the Panasonic - will have their lights dimmed at the traditional curtain time, 8 PM, today, February 22, 2017. (more...)
Coal Mine Theatre to Close Powerful #Season3 with ORPHANS Coal Mine Theatre to Close Powerful #Season3 with ORPHANS
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2017 in Toronto

Coal Mine Theatre closes a powerful #Season3 with ORPHANS, an unsettling drama by British playwright Dennis Kelly (co-writer Matilda the Musical). (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of David Auburn's PROOF at Red Sandcastle Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of David Auburn's PROOF at Red Sandcastle
by BWW News Desk on February 17, 2017 in Toronto

New Toronto-based independent theatre company Theatre UnBlocked will present its inaugural production: David Auburn's Proof, running March 9 through 19, 2017, at the Red Sandcastle Theatre, 922 Queen East. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars below! (more...)
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Roll Into Young People's Theatre for Free JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Roll Into Young People's Theatre for Free
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2017 in Toronto

Young People's Theatre (YPT) has a March Break Week that's jam-packed with family fun and adventure, including daily performances of the musical James and the Giant Peach, FREE activities, and March Break Drama Camp! (more...)
YPT presents Anita Majumdar's BOYS WITH CARS YPT presents Anita Majumdar's BOYS WITH CARS
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2017 in Toronto

Young People's Theatre (YPT) is thrilled to present Anita Majumdar's Boys With Cars. An award-winning actress, playwright and dancer, Majumdar wrote, choreographed and performs in this powerful coming of age piece. Commissioned and produced by Nightswimming with additional development support by Young People's Theatre and The Banff Centre, Boys With Cars will be presented on YPT's Mainstage from March 23 to April 1, 2017. (more...)
The Second City to Present EVERYTHING IS GREAT AGAIN! The Second City to Present EVERYTHING IS GREAT AGAIN!
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2017 in Toronto

The Second City will present the 79th Mainstage Revue, EVERYTHING IS GREAT AGAIN opening Tuesday, March 14, 2017 for an extended engagement. (more...)
BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD at the Ed Mirvish Theatre BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD at the Ed Mirvish Theatre
by Alan Henry on February 16, 2017 in Toronto

Direct from London's West End is The Bodyguard The Musical making it's Candian premiere featuring the entire West End cast. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/17; SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, Lippa's New SNOOPY in Austin and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/17; SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, Lippa's New SNOOPY in Austin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on February 17, 2017 in Toronto

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 THE SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, THE GREAT GATSBY in ORLANDO, Andrew Lippa's THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
BWW Review: MY NIGHT WITH REG at the Panasonic Theatre BWW Review: MY NIGHT WITH REG at the Panasonic Theatre
by Alan Henry on February 16, 2017 in Toronto

A co-production between Mirvish Productions and Studio 180 - My Night With Reg, by Kevin Elyot, is the latest play to grace the stage of the Panasonic Theatre as part of the off-Mirvish season. (more...)
'PAUL FEIG: An Interview by Bruce McCulloch' Set for First Annual TOsketchfest 'PAUL FEIG: An Interview by Bruce McCulloch' Set for First Annual TOsketchfest
by BWW News Desk on February 15, 2017 in Toronto

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) has announced their final round of programming including PAUL FEIG: An Interview by Bruce McCulloch, and the first annual TOsketchfest Film Festival. (more...)
Sloan To Headline Toronto's Festival of Beer 2017 Sloan To Headline Toronto's Festival of Beer 2017
by BWW News Desk on February 15, 2017 in Toronto

You'd have to be a fool, not to think about it! Toronto's Festival of Beer (TFOB 2017), presented by the Beer Store is back on July 28-30, 2017 at Bandshell Park, Exhibition Place. This year, Juno award winning rock band Sloan will headline the festival on Saturday, July 29 presented by 94.9 The Rock. (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Listings For March 2017 Canadian Opera Company Listings For March 2017
by BWW News Desk on February 15, 2017 in Toronto

The Canadian Opera Company presents the March 2017 listing of Classical, Music, and Dance series.  (more...)
OPIA Theatre Collective to Present WIDOW'S WEDDING DRESS OPIA Theatre Collective to Present WIDOW'S WEDDING DRESS
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2017 in Toronto

Widow's Wedding Dress is back and this time we're performing at The Red Sandcastle Theatre. Make sure to catch this awesome production on March 3 and 4 at 8pm. (more...)
The Musical Stage Company Celebrates New Name; FUN HOME Canadian Premiere Headlines 2017-18 Season! The Musical Stage Company Celebrates New Name; FUN HOME Canadian Premiere Headlines 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2017 in Toronto

With great pride and excitement today, Acting Up Stage Company makes a series of major announcements about a significant expansion, along with a robust 14th season, new musical development initiatives, major producing partnerships, and a brand new name and vision. (more...)