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Exclusive: Katie Kerr to Star as Sophie in Confederation Centre's MAMMA MIA!Exclusive: Katie Kerr to Star as Sophie in Confederation Centre's MAMMA MIA!
Posted: Jan. 31, 2016


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/5; The Engeman's GOD OF CARNAGE, ASSASSINS in Pittsburgh and More!Regional: Engeman's GOD OF CARNAGE, ASSASSINS in Pittsburgh and More; 2/5
Posted: Feb. 5, 2016


BITCH OF THE BASKERVILLES to Make Canadian Premiere at Unit 102 TheatreBITCH OF THE BASKERVILLES to Make Canadian Premiere at Unit 102 Theatre
Posted: Feb. 1, 2016


BWW Review: CHELSEA HOTEL Hits all the Right NotesBWW Review: CHELSEA HOTEL Hits all the Right Notes
Posted: Feb. 5, 2016


Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre 20's CHELSEA HOTEL: THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHENPhotos: First Look at Theatre 20's CHELSEA HOTEL: THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN
Posted: Feb. 5, 2016


Tickets to JUDAS KISS with Rupert Everett in Toronto on Sale TomorrowTickets to JUDAS KISS with Rupert Everett in Toronto on Sale Tomorrow
Posted: Feb. 5, 2016


WELL BORN Begins This Month at Artscape YoungplaceWELL BORN Begins This Month at Artscape Youngplace
Posted: Feb. 3, 2016


Shaw Festival Announces 2016 Appointments to Board of GovernorsShaw Festival Announces 2016 Appointments to Board of Governors
Posted: Feb. 5, 2016


Canadian Stage Kicks Off Stirring February Dance-Theatre LineupCanadian Stage Kicks Off Stirring February Dance-Theatre Lineup
Posted: Feb. 4, 2016


Soundstream to Welcome Sir James MacMillan to Toronto in MarchSoundstream to Welcome Sir James MacMillan to Toronto in March
Posted: Feb. 4, 2016


Shakespeare BASH'd Caps Off Sold-Out Season with HAMLET TonightShakespeare BASH'd Caps Off Sold-Out Season with HAMLET Tonight
Posted: Feb. 2, 2016


Young People's Theatre to Host Family Day FunYoung People's Theatre to Host Family Day Fun
Posted: Feb. 4, 2016


Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre 20's CHELSEA HOTEL: THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre 20's CHELSEA HOTEL: THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2016

Theatre 20 presents CHELSEA HOTEL: THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN, a Firehall Arts Centre production, directed and conceived by Tracey Power, with musical direction and arrangements by Steven Charles. The production runs now through February 21, 2016 at Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Shaw Festival Announces 2016 Appointments to Board of Governors Shaw Festival Announces 2016 Appointments to Board of Governors
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2016

Three new appointments to the Shaw Festival's Board of Governors were announced today by Chair Andrew M. Pringle during the Annual General Meeting. (more...)
BWW Review: CHELSEA HOTEL Hits all the Right Notes BWW Review: CHELSEA HOTEL Hits all the Right Notes
by Jason Carlos on February 05, 2016

CHELSEA HOTEL: THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN is a celebration of the powerful and iconic anthems from Canadian music legend, Leonard Cohen. The production premiered in 2012 at Vancouver's Firehall Arts Centre and has since made stops across the country to critical acclaim. The Theatre 20 production is now being mounted with Theatre Passe Muraille to Toronto audiences. (more...)
Tickets to JUDAS KISS with Rupert Everett in Toronto on Sale Tomorrow Tickets to JUDAS KISS with Rupert Everett in Toronto on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2016

David Mirvish will present Rupert Everett starring in the North American premiere of Neil Armfield's production of David Hare's The Judas Kiss. This production began at London's Hampstead Theatre in 2012, where it received unanimous raves and broke the theatre's box office record. Due to popular demand, it transferred to London's West End, where it also had a brilliant engagement. (more...)
Young People's Theatre to Host Family Day Fun Young People's Theatre to Host Family Day Fun
by BWW News Desk on February 04, 2016

On Family Day, Monday February 15, Young People's Theatre will be presenting a special performance of Mistatim by Red Sky Performance. This moving story of reconciliation and friendship from Governor General Award-winning playwright Erin Shields will be presented on the Mainstage from February 9 to 19, 2016. There will be a 2:30pm performance on Family Day and your show ticket comes with lots of FREE activities the whole family can enjoy, including a scavenger hunt, crafts, and a unique Meet the Theatre event! (more...)
Soundstream to Welcome Sir James MacMillan to Toronto in March Soundstream to Welcome Sir James MacMillan to Toronto in March
by BWW News Desk on February 04, 2016

Soundstreams continues its 2015/16 season this March with a visit from Scotland's most celebrated composer and conductor, Sir James MacMillan. The Music of James MacMillan on March 8 at Trinity-St. Paul's Centre features MacMillan conducting Choir 21 and the Virtuoso String Orchestra, and will include choral works by MacMillan, Canadian composers R. Murray Schafer and James Rolfe, and Norway's Knut Nystedt. Audiences across Ontario will also have the opportunity to experience this exceptional program at engagements in Kingston and Kitchener on March 4 and 6. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/5; The Engeman's GOD OF CARNAGE, ASSASSINS in Pittsburgh and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/5; The Engeman's GOD OF CARNAGE, ASSASSINS in Pittsburgh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on February 05, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Long Island, Pittsburgh, South Bend, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include GOD OF CARNAGE at The Engeman, ASSASSINS in Pittsburgh, and THE MUSIC MAN in South Bend, just to name a few. (more...)
Canadian Stage Kicks Off Stirring February Dance-Theatre Lineup Canadian Stage Kicks Off Stirring February Dance-Theatre Lineup
by BWW News Desk on February 04, 2016

Canadian Stage continues its 15.16 season this month with a series of boundary-stretching dance-theatre performances at the Bluma Appel Theatre including a pair of returning audience favourites and a newly commissioned North American premiere. (more...)
WELL BORN Begins This Month at Artscape Youngplace WELL BORN Begins This Month at Artscape Youngplace
by BWW News Desk on February 03, 2016

Mother-to-be Elizabeth is haunted by her inconclusive prenatal test results, the fact that she never knew her biological mother... and a talking plastic baby. Deeply personal and darkly comic, Well Born is a twisted dramedy about otherness, acceptance, and facing your fears. (more...)
BITCH OF THE BASKERVILLES to Make Canadian Premiere at Unit 102 Theatre BITCH OF THE BASKERVILLES to Make Canadian Premiere at Unit 102 Theatre
by BWW News Desk on February 01, 2016

Socratic Theatre Collective is proud to present the Canadian premiere of S.R. Kriger's BITCH OF THE BASKERVILLES at Unit 102 Theatre. (more...)
Shakespeare BASH'd Caps Off Sold-Out Season with HAMLET Tonight Shakespeare BASH'd Caps Off Sold-Out Season with HAMLET Tonight
by BWW News Desk on February 02, 2016

Shakespeare BASH'd caps off their biggest season yet with one of the Bard's most beloved plays: HAMLET, running tonight, February 2, through February 7, 2016 at the Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St). (more...)
Exclusive: Katie Kerr to Star as Sophie in Confederation Centre's MAMMA MIA! Exclusive: Katie Kerr to Star as Sophie in Confederation Centre's MAMMA MIA!
by Racheal McCaig on January 31, 2016

It may take place on a Greek island, but the wedding bells and music of ABBA are coming to the island province this summer. We here at BWW are thrilled to find out that returning Charlottetown Festival favourite Katie Kerr will be trading Anne's red braids for bridal bouquets as she takes on the lead role of Sophie in their production of Mamma Mia! (more...)
BroadwayWorld Toronto Seeks New Contributors BroadwayWorld Toronto Seeks New Contributors
by BWW News Desk on January 29, 2016

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authors? BWW is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to complement our existing feature coverage in Toronto, Canada! All applicants should have excellent writing skills and an enthusiasm for giving local theaters and productions some prominence on BroadwayWorld.com - the largest theater site on the net! (more...)
Tickets to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER in Toronto on Sale Tomorrow Tickets to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER in Toronto on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk on January 29, 2016

The First National Tour of the Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will play The Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto, May 25 through June 26. Media night is Wednesday May 25 at 7:30 PM. (more...)
Stage Tube: Owen Teale Discusses GASLIGHT Stage Tube: Owen Teale Discusses GASLIGHT
by BWW News Desk on January 28, 2016

GASLIGHT premiered in London in 1938 and immediately became an international success. In 1944, it was adapted into an iconic film starring Ingrid Bergman. Since then, the play has become a staple of theatre companies in Britain but rarely seen in North America. This brand new production will be mounted in the U.K. before travelling across the Atlantic to the Ed Mirvish Theatre. (more...)
MAC Presents Names New Director of Content Strategy MAC Presents Names New Director of Content Strategy
by BWW News Desk on January 28, 2016

MAC Presents is pleased to announce Haley Zimring as Director of Content Strategy. A strategic business thinker and entertainment-savvy professional, Haley spent the last three years combining her love of the two on behalf ofBloomberg News. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 1/29; Pre-Broadway EMPIRE in L.A., VIOLET in Denver and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 1/29; Pre-Broadway EMPIRE in L.A., VIOLET in Denver and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on January 29, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Denver, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include OF MICE AND MEN at Milwaukee Rep, the pre-Broadway engagement of EMPIRE in Los Angeles, and VIOLET in Denver,  just to name a few. (more...)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra's Mozart@260 Festival Sees Record-Breaking Success Toronto Symphony Orchestra's Mozart@260 Festival Sees Record-Breaking Success
by BWW News Desk on January 27, 2016

Fresh from a highly successful five-city tour of Florida, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) rang in the new year with the Mozart@260 Festival, which took place January 15-23. (more...)
Groundling Theatre to Launch with THE WINTER'S TALE at Coal Mine Theatre This Winter Groundling Theatre to Launch with THE WINTER'S TALE at Coal Mine Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk on January 28, 2016

Groundling Theatre Company's inaugural production, a full staging of William Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, will be presented as part of the Coal Mine Theatre's second season of adventurous theatre, running January 28 - February 20, 2016. One of the most psychologically engaging romances in the English language, this intimate chamber production of THE WINTER'S TALE will be directed by Graham Abbey, founder and artistic director of Groundling Theatre Company. (more...)
Seven Siblings Theatre to Present PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE Seven Siblings Theatre to Present PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by BWW News Desk on January 27, 2016

For their first production in 2016, Seven Siblings Theatre will present Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a surreal comedy written by legendary comic/actor/screenwriter, Steve Martin. Set in a bar in 1904 Paris, Picasso at the Lapin Agile imagines a meeting of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in their youth, just before they each made their greatest contributions to society. One year later, Einstein publishes his Special Theory of Relativity, and in 1907, Picasso would go on to paint Les D'emoiselles D'Avignon. This irreverent comedy is both hilarious and poignant as the regulars and bar staff chime in on subjects such as love, art, the nature of genius, and what the future might hold. (more...)
Toronto Theatre Community Expresses Outrage on Social Media After Canadian Stage Announces 2016-2017 Season Lacking Diversity on Creative Teams Toronto Theatre Community Expresses Outrage on Social Media After Canadian Stage Announces 2016-2017 Season Lacking Diversity on Creative Teams
by Alan Henry on January 27, 2016

The Toronto theatre community came together on Tuesday to express outrage on social media over the lack of diversity on the announced creative teams for productions in Canadian Stage's 2016-2017 season. (more...)
ONE NIGHT ONE NIGHT ONLY: THE GREATEST MUSICAL NEVER WRITTEN Comes to the Factory Theatre This Winter ONE NIGHT ONE NIGHT ONLY: THE GREATEST MUSICAL NEVER WRITTEN Comes to the Factory Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk on January 27, 2016

Kliffer Entertainment and Golden Ages Productions presents the world premiere, make that 18 world premieres, of ONE NIGHT ONLY: THE GREATEST MUSICAL NEVER WRITTEN where a completely new musical comedy is created each and every night by a cast of Toronto's greatest improvisers and sketch comedy performers. (more...)
TSO Names New VP of Development TSO Names New VP of Development
by BWW News Desk on January 25, 2016

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Rittinger to the role of Vice-President, Development. Mr. Rittinger will join the TSO's Senior Management group on March 1, 2016. (more...)
KINKY BOOTS Extends Toronto Run Through May 2016 KINKY BOOTS Extends Toronto Run Through May 2016
by BWW News Desk on January 25, 2016

Toronto audiences refuse to let KINKY BOOTS end at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. The show, which had its Canadian debut on June 16, 2015, was originally booked for a 12-week run. The demand from audiences was so strong, it has already been extended three times. In fact, GASLIGHT, which was supposed to play at the Royal Alex was moved to a reconfigured Ed Mirvish Theatre, so that KINKY BOOTS could be extended. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 24 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 24
by Audition Roundup on January 24, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 24, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)





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