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NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 and More Set For Musical Stage Company's 20th Anniversary Season

Following the recent casting announcement for their production of Britta Johnson and Sara Farb's KELLY V. KELLY, The Musical Stage Company has shared the details of their 20th anniversary programming.

Cast & Creative Team Set for KELLY V. KELLY World Premiere at The Musical Stage Company

Following a 3-year wait, The Musical Stage Company has announced the complete cast and creative team for their eagerly anticipated production of KELLY V. KELLY, a new musical from Sara Farb and Britta Johnson and the conclusion of Johnson’s CRESCENDO SERIES residency with the company.

Review: Writers From The Great North Are Eh-Mazing In NORTHERN EXPOSURE at 54 Below

Northern Exposure at 54 Below was an effective example of the best new musical theatre that our northern neighbors have to offer.

See Jennifer Holliday, the Original Broadway Cast of PIPPIN & More Next Month at 54 Below

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See February's lineup and learn how to purchase tickets!

John-Andrew Morrison, Matt Saldivar, And More To Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Paul Alexander Nolan, Chilina Kennedy & More to Star in NORTHERN EXPOSURE at 54 Below

54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present “Northern Exposure” on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 7:00PM.

World Premiere of YOUR OWN PERSONAL EXEGESIS to be Presented at Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 in November

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will present the world premiere production of YOUR OWN PERSONAL EXEGESIS, a new play by Julia May Jonas, directed by Annie Tippe, which will begin performances Saturday, November 19 and run for six weeks only through Saturday, December 31 at the Claire Tow Theater.  Opening night is Monday, December 5.

Review: LIFE AFTER at Goodman Theatre

Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER is a deeply moving and creative new musical that beautifully probes the complexities of grief and the accompanying anxiety and unanswered questions it brings in its wake. See what our critic had to say. 

Eclipse Theatre Co. Presents Original Canadian Song Cycle 'TIL THEN

Eclipse Theatre Company has announced the live presentation of 'TIL THEN, an original Canadian song cycle of 3 stories and 18 new songs by 24 writers including, Chantal Kreviazuk, Leslie Arden, Britta Johnson, Colleen & Akiva, Richard Ouzounian and many more.

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World Premiere of Ann-Marie McDonald's FALL ON YOUR KNEES & More Announced for Canadian Stage 2022-2023 Season

Canadian Stage will lift the curtain today on an unabashedly ambitious 15-show season for 22.23, presenting exceptional performance from Canada and around the world, celebrating large-scale, theatrical spectacle alongside intimate and provocative social commentary. 

Samantha Williams, Paul Alexander Nolan & More to Star in LIFE AFTER at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre announced casting for Life After by rising star writer/lyricist/composer Britta Johnson, directed by Annie Tippe. Leading the cast of nine is Samantha Williams as teenaged Alice—a young woman who, in search of facts, uncovers a more complicated truth as she pieces together events of the fateful night that changed her family forever.

Goodman Theatre Announces Schedule Updates

Two adjustments to the season schedule at Goodman Theatre shifts the 2021/2022 “Homecoming” Season line-up in the months ahead. The world-premiere production of Swing State by Rebecca Gilman directed by Robert Falls, previously announced for this spring, has been repositioned as this fall’s Owen Theatre opener.

THE OUTSIDERS Musical Adaptation Postponed at Goodman Theatre; Two Productions Added to 2021/2022 Season

Tony Award-winner Robert Falls marks 35 years as Goodman Artistic Director—a position from which he will step down at season’s end—by directing the world premiere of Rebecca Gilman’s Swing State, his sixth play by his longtime collaborator, in the Owen Theatre.

BWW Review: The Stratford Festival's FINALLY THERE'S SUN Cabaret takes Audiences on a Poignant Journey through the past 18 Months

The Stratford Festival’s production of the FINALLY THERE’S SUN Cabaret allows us to reflect on the challenges, triumphs, hope, and self discovery that accompanied the past year and a half. No two people had the exact same experience, but this cabaret manages to capture the commonalities between our experiences while also shedding light on the unique experiences that others may have had. This cabaret truly takes the audience on a journey through the good, bad, and the unimaginable while always maintaining a sense of beauty. The final numbers of the cabaret will lift your spirits and send you off into the world with a spring in your step and hope in your heart.

The Dance Me a Song Collective Presents THEATRE MAKING MOVEMENT

Dance Me a Song Collective in partnership with Prime Mover Theatre Company announced today that Tony-Award winning Broadway legend Susan Stroman and her long-time collaborator, dance arranger David Krane will headline Theatre Making Movement – a weeklong symposium of events, workshops, panel discussions, and masterclasses that centre around the idea of integrating dance and movement into the early developmental stages of new musical creation.

Musical Stage Company Will Bring Performances to Toronto Porches This Summer With PORCHSIDE SONGS

The Musical Stage Company’s celebrated outdoor cabaret series returns this summer, bringing music into Toronto communities, backyards, and front porches.

Broadway On Demand Launches THE ARTIST CHANNELS, a New Platform For Musical Theatre Composers and Lyricists

Broadway On Demand has announced the launch of The Artist Channels, a new section of the platform devoted to musical theatre composers and lyricists. The Artist Channels provide a digital space for theatre fans to explore the incredible talent of the musical theatre songwriters who are creating today's new musicals.

VIDEO: Arena Stage's 2020/21 Season Will Begin January 2021; Announced During Livestream Event

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie announced the updated 2020/21 Season during a livestreamed event with the Washington Post's Peter Marks.  

Latest SIGNAL ONLINE Concert To Feature New Work By Composers Of SIX, RAGS PARKLAND, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, and More

Ground-breaking new musical theatre event SIGNAL ONLINE is being live-streamed around the world once again on Tuesday, 14 April 2020 at 7.30pm GMT (3.30pm EST) via YouTube. It features a series of international award-winning composers performing new musical theatre live from their living rooms into yours.

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