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Bob Foster

 
Bio:
Bob Foster: Music Director Selected Theatre: Billy Elliott, Rock Of Ages, Hairspray, Dirty Dancing, The Boys In The Photograph (Mirvish); Rent: Sheridan Theatre, Mirvish Batboy, Evita, Camelot, Little Shop Of Horrors (MTC, Theatre Calgary) ; 9 to 5, Annie, Twist and Shout, Legends (Drayton ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Bob Foster: Music Director Selected Theatre: Billy Elliott, Rock Of Ages, Hairspray, Dirty Dancing, The Boys In The Photograph (Mirvish); Rent: Sheridan Theatre, Mirvish Batboy, Evita, Camelot, Little Shop Of Horrors (MTC, Theatre Calgary) ; 9 to 5, Annie, Twist and Shout, Legends (Drayton ... (read complete bio)

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Productions

 
[Toronto, 2005]
Musical Director

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Bob Foster, VFW Post 2285; Bob Funking, owner; Bill Stutler owner; Fred Abatangelo, H Photo

Bob Foster, VFW Post 2285; Bob Funking, owner; Bill Stutler owner; Fred Abatangelo, HVHF; Vito Pinto; Bill Skennion, HVHF; Frank Kimler, HVHF Executive Board.

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10/06/2014
Bob Foster, VFW Post 2285; Fred Abatangelo, Hudson Valley Honor Flight; Bob Funking,  Photo

Bob Foster, VFW Post 2285; Fred Abatangelo, Hudson Valley Honor Flight; Bob Funking, Owner; Vito Pinto, WC Veterans Agency; Morgan Rappe, Edgemont HS Senior Veterans Club; Frank Kimler, Hudson Valley Honor Flight Executive Board; Bill Skennion, Hudson Val

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Date:
10/06/2014
The Alumni Cast and Sheridan Graduates with Michael Rubinoff, Bob Foster and Michael  Photo

The Alumni Cast and Sheridan Graduates with Michael Rubinoff, Bob Foster and Michael Rubinstein

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11/01/2012
Jason Jestadt, Bob Foster, Colm Wilkinson, Adam Brazier and Scott Christian Photo

Jason Jestadt, Bob Foster, Colm Wilkinson, Adam Brazier and Scott Christian

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01/26/2012

 

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Bob Foster Biography

Bob Foster: Music Director
Selected Theatre:

Billy Elliott, Rock Of Ages, Hairspray, Dirty Dancing, The Boys In The Photograph (Mirvish); Rent: Sheridan Theatre, Mirvish Batboy, Evita, Camelot, Little Shop Of Horrors (MTC, Theatre Calgary) ;
9 to 5, Annie, Twist and Shout, Legends (Drayton Entertainment)
Into The Woods, Fire (Theatre Calgary), British Invasion 1 & 2, Joseph, Sound Of Music, A Chorus Line (Stage West Calgary) .
Other: Bob has cowritten the hit songs Good Mother and Looking For It, among others, with Jann Arden, and played for many years with her both live and in the studio.
He is recipient of: 2 Socan airplay awards, 2 Betty Mitchell awards (Calgary), and has been nominated for Dora awards (Toronto) and a Sterling award (Edmonton)






Bob Foster News

SNAK THE SHOW: Season 3 Launches April 13! Photo SNAK THE SHOW: Season 3 Launches April 13!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022

SNAK The Show announces the launch of their third season will hit the internet on Wednesday April 13, 2022.

VIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Chats With Musicians Who Have Performed on the Mirvish Stag Photo VIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Chats With Musicians Who Have Performed on the Mirvish Stage
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2020

This week, Steffi and Lisa check in with some musicians who have played on the Mirvish stage. From Come From Away, Levon Ichkhanian, Anh Fung, Greg Hawco, Linsey Beckett, and Bob Foster drop by. Melanie Doane gives a ukulele lesson.

Charlottetown Festival Announces ANNE Casting and Two-Day Sale Photo Charlottetown Festival Announces ANNE Casting and Two-Day Sale
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020

It's a provincial holiday on P.E.I. today and to celebrate, Confederation Centre of the Arts is offering a special 'Islander Day' sale for Charlottetown Festival tickets. Artistic Director Adam Brazier has also announced the casting of four of the lead roles in Anne of Green Gablesa?"The Musical.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For COME FROM AWAY Creators Benefit Concert Of First Musi Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For COME FROM AWAY Creators Benefit Concert Of First Musical In Toronto
by Alan Henry - Jan 15, 2020

In July 2009, in the backroom of a narrow shop, two young, first-time playwrights performed their first musical at the Toronto Fringe. The show had a quirky title that immediately got it attention. When the first audiences saw it, they knew they were witnessing something unique from writers who had a very promising future. The show became a Fringe sensation. Four months later, David Mirvish, the largest Canadian commercial theatre producer, presented a longer vision of the show at the 700-seat Panasonic Theatre (now the CAA Theatre), where it was extended five times. Go inside rehearsals for the one night benefit in the video below!

VIDEO: Irene Sankoff and David Hein Talk MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING Re Photo VIDEO: Irene Sankoff and David Hein Talk MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING Reunion Concert in Toronto
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the team behind Come From Away, will hold a reunion concert for their first musical, MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING, in Toronto.

COME FROM AWAY Creators To Lead Benefit Concert Of First Musical In Toronto Photo COME FROM AWAY Creators To Lead Benefit Concert Of First Musical In Toronto
by Alan Henry - Dec 17, 2019

In July 2009, in the backroom of a narrow shop, two young, first-time playwrights performed their first musical at the Toronto Fringe. The show had a quirky title that immediately got it attention. When the first audiences saw it, they knew they were witnessing something unique from writers who had a very promising future. The show became a Fringe sensation. Four months later, David Mirvish, the largest Canadian commercial theatre producer, presented a longer vision of the show at the 700-seat Panasonic Theatre (now the CAA Theatre), where it was extended five times.

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Is As Heartfelt And Timely As Ever Before Photo BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Is As Heartfelt And Timely As Ever Before
by Isabella Perrone - Dec 16, 2019

Following a transfer to the Elgin Theatre that lasted most of 2019, COME FROM AWAY has returned to its original Toronto home, the Royal Alexandra Theatre, in full form. Under director Christopher Ashley, writers and composers' Irene Sankoff and David Hein story of what happened in the town of Gander, Newfoundland, in the days following 9/11 maintains all the charm that it held before moving.

Connor Lucas To Play Gilbert Blythe In ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Photo Connor Lucas To Play Gilbert Blythe In ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2019

Artistic Director Adam Brazier has announced select casting for the 55th consecutive season of Anne of Green Gables-The Musical.

Review Roundup: COME FROM AWAY Opens in Toronto; What Did The Critics Have to Say? Photo Review Roundup: COME FROM AWAY Opens in Toronto; What Did The Critics Have to Say?
by Alan Henry - Feb 19, 2018

The Toronto Production of COME FROM AWAY opened February 13th at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. COME FROM AWAY tells the heartwarming story of the thousands of travelers who were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland during 9/11, and the Newfoundlanders who opened their hearts and homes to them. COME FROM AWAY is an open-ended production, with tickets currently on sale through September 2018.

Ross Petty Productions' A CHRISTMAS CAROL Adds Two Shows Photo Ross Petty Productions' A CHRISTMAS CAROL Adds Two Shows
by Julie Musbach - Dec 27, 2017

Ross Petty Productions is delighted to announce the world premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, The Family Musical with a Scrooge Loose will be held over until January 5, 2018. On stage now at the Elgin Theatre, holiday hilarity will ensue for two additional performances on Thursday, January 4 at 7pm and Friday, January 5 at 2pm.

Bob Foster Videos

VIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Chats With Musicians Who Have Performed on the Mirvish Stag VideoVIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Chats With Musicians Who Have Performed on the Mirvish Stage
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2020

This week, Steffi and Lisa check in with some musicians who have played on the Mirvish stage. From Come From Away, Levon Ichkhanian, Anh Fung, Greg Hawco, Linsey Beckett, and Bob Foster drop by. Melanie Doane gives a ukulele lesson.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For COME FROM AWAY Creators Benefit Concert Of First Musi VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For COME FROM AWAY Creators Benefit Concert Of First Musical In Toronto
by Alan Henry - Jan 15, 2020

In July 2009, in the backroom of a narrow shop, two young, first-time playwrights performed their first musical at the Toronto Fringe. The show had a quirky title that immediately got it attention. When the first audiences saw it, they knew they were witnessing something unique from writers who had a very promising future. The show became a Fringe sensation. Four months later, David Mirvish, the largest Canadian commercial theatre producer, presented a longer vision of the show at the 700-seat Panasonic Theatre (now the CAA Theatre), where it was extended five times. Go inside rehearsals for the one night benefit in the video below!

VIDEO: Irene Sankoff and David Hein Talk MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING Re VideoVIDEO: Irene Sankoff and David Hein Talk MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING Reunion Concert in Toronto
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the team behind Come From Away, will hold a reunion concert for their first musical, MY MOTHER'S LESBIAN JEWISH WICCAN WEDDING, in Toronto.