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Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?

TITANIC is part of the Mirvish 2014-15 Subscription Season, playing through June 21, 2015 at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre. In this new reimagining of the musical, director Thom Southerland uses an ensemble cast, meaning that everyone in the cast plays two or three or more roles in the telling of the story.

The haunting tragedy of the great ship is transformed by composer and lyricist Maury Yeston (Nine, Grand Hotel) and book writer Peter Stone (musicals Woman of the Year and 1776; film Charade) into a riveting musical in which the hopes and dreams of rich and poor, heroes and cowards, lovers and foes are woven together in a celebration of the human spirit.

In the final hour of April 14, 1912 the RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, collided with an iceberg and "the unsinkable ship" slowly sank. It was one of the most tragic disasters of the 20th Century. Based on actual characters aboard the greatest ship in the world, this stunning musical focuses on their hopes and aspirations. Unaware of the fate that awaits them, the Third Class immigrants dream of a better life in America, the newly-enfranchised Second Class dream of achieving the lifestyles of the rich and famous, and the millionaires of the First Class dream of their gilded world lasting forever.

The original Broadway production won five Tony® awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. Now, British director Thom Southerland's acclaimed reimagining will come direct from London for its North American premiere at the Princess of Wales Theatre.

For more information about subscription go to www.mirvish.com/subscriptions or call 416-593-4225.

Photo Credit: Cylla von Tiedemann

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Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
The cast of TITANIC: The Musical

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
The cast of TITANIC: The Musical

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
The cast of TITANIC: The Musical

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
The cast of TITANIC: The Musical

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Victoria Serra and Shane McDaid

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Chris Holland, Alex Lodge, Jack Wilcox, Philip Rham

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Shane McDaid, Matt Beveridge and Jonathan David Dudley

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Claire Marlowe and Nadim Naaman

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Judith Street and Ben Heppner

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Chris Holland, Jack Wilcox, Greg Castiglioni, Philip Rham

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Victoria Serra, Scarlett Courtney and Grace Eccle

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Greg Castiglioni and the cast of TITANIC: The Musical

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
James Hume, Ben Heppner and Judith Street

Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Claire Marlowe and Nadim Naaman



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