I left the theatre relaxed, with a smile on my face, and a heart full of joy. More importantly, I left with a renewed sense of the inter-connectedness that we all share, and love's immense value in the world today. And if that doesn't warm your heart than maybe you don't have one. Don't miss this show. It's good for the heart.
Once On This Island runs at Toronto's Daniels Spectrum Theatre, 585 Dundas St. East only until February 9, 2014.BWW Special Feature: Jeff Madden is UnCovered November 15, 2013
Acting Up Stage, one of Toronto's top musical theatre companies, kicks off their 10th anniversary season November 18 with its annual smash tribute concert, UnCovered: Sting and The Police. 10 of Canada's top Musical Theatre vocalists will perform 19 of Sting's hit songs, featuring new arrangements by Music Director Reza Jacobs.
BWW's own Jeff Madden is thrilled to be a featured vocalist at this concert, and to give an inside look into how this show gets brought to life, through the eyes of a performer.Toronto's Stars UnCovered: Sting and The Police November 12, 2013
UnCovered: Sting and The Police will play Toronto's Koerner Hall this Monday, November 18, 2013. This tribute concert, which features such notable vocalists as Jackie Richardson, Thom Allison and others (including myself), has become known as a 'don't miss' event for lovers of music and/or theatre. A small number of tickets remain; please call 416-408-0208 to order or visit www.actingupstage.comBWW Interview: FUNNY GIRL Gabi Epstein September 25, 2013
Toronto, you are in for a treat. The iconic musical FUNNY GIRL will be brought to life for 'One Night Only' this coming Monday night September 30th.Toronto's own Gabi Epstein stars as Fanny Brice in the role that catapulted a young actress and singer named Barbara Streisand to super-stardom nearly a half-century ago. BWW's Jeff Madden digs deep within Gabi to discover just how little separates Epstein from Brice from Streisand.BWW Interviews: Cast of Toronto's PIG September 18, 2013
BWW asks the cast of PIG, "How far would you go for love?" Bruce Dow, Paul Dunn and Blair Williams are the stellar men forced to use their well-chiseled acting muscles to bring this challenging story to life. In advance of their Opening Night this Thursday September 19, BWW's Jeff Madden sat down for a stimulating chat with the three gentlemen and found out not only how difficult it was to 'go there', but also how difficult it was just to say 'yes' to the job.BWW Special Feature: Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance, Gotta Pitch? September 10, 2013
How come we're all still surprised when a pro athlete admits he loves Broadway musicals? Ladies and Gentlemen, meet your new leading man, professional baseball player Jeremy Guthrie. Broadway World was excited to discover how Canada's JERSEY BOYS - and its Pop Stars - helped hook a baseball player on Broadway musicals.