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The 2024/25 Off-Mirvish Season Lineup Revealed

The return of two local critical and popular hits from previous seasons in major new productions – Britta Johnson's musical LIFE AFTER and Crow's Theatre's Fifteen Dogs; the Canadian premiere of Indigenous playwright Larissa FastHorse's satirical comedy The Thanksgiving Play; and the homecoming of sorts of the hilarious new comedy featuring the songs of Canadian icon Céline Dion, Titanique, make up the 2024/25 Off-Mirvish Season. 
Chilina Kennedy and Jake Epstein Will Lead Premiere of THE LAST TIMBIT, Produced by Michael Rubinoff

'Come From Away' originating producer Michael Rubinoff will produce the new musical 'The Last Timbit' starring Chilina Kennedy and Jake Epstein, with music and lyrics by Anika Johnson and Britta Johnson and a book by Nick Green.
The Musical Stage Company Reveals 2024-25 Season Lineup

Following the record-breaking sixteen-week run of NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, The Musical Stage Company has announced the details of their upcoming programming.
LAURA BENANTI: NOBODY CARES to Begin Performances at Audible's Minetta Lane Theatre in February

Audible Inc. will present Laura Benanti: Nobody Cares, a three-night-only comedy show starring Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, featuring all original music co-written with Todd Almond live at Audible’s Minetta Lane Theatre. See performances dates and learn how to purchase tickets!
Cast & Creative Team Announced For World Premiere Of Dave Malloy's THREE HOUSES

Signature Theatre announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Dave Malloy's Three Houses, directed and choreographed by Annie Tippe. The musical will feature J.D. Mollison, Mia Pak, Margo Seibert, Henry Stram, Scott Stangland, and Ching Valdes-Aran. Performances begin on April 30, 2024.
Musical Stage Company Announces Kevin Wong As Newest Crescendo Series Artist

Musical Stage Company announces Kevin Wong as newest Crescendo Series artist, joining past artists Britta Johnson and Anton Lipovetsky in the ground-breaking program.
National Alliance for Musical Theatre Reveals Grant Recipients for 2023/2024

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the 12 Award Recipients for the 2023/2024 Frank Young Fund for New Musicals Project Development & Production Grants and the 10 Award Recipients for the 2023/2024 Impact & Exploration Fund.
Review: KELLY V. KELLY at Canadian Stage

It’s called KELLY V. KELLY, but Britta Johnson and Sara Farb’s surprisingly moving new 90-minute musical could be called CAGE V. CAGE. A mother and daughter, locked in a petty legal battle over the latter’s debauched behaviour in 1915 New York, are both looking for some sort of control over lives that have been designed to be as small as possible.
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.
Get $30 Tickets to Goodman Theatre's LIFE AFTER

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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.

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