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Ed Mirvish

Date of Birth: July 24, 1914

Date of Death: July 11, 2007 (92)

Birth Place: Colonial Beach, VA, USA

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Ed Mirvish Productions

[Toronto, 2006]
[Toronto, 2004]
[Toronto, 2001]
[Broadway, 2001]
[Toronto, 2000]
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
[Broadway, 1988]
[Broadway, 1987]
[Broadway, 1981]
[Broadway, 1967]

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Take a Look Back at 30 Years of The Princess of Wales Theatre

On May 26, 1993, when the Princess of Wales Theatre officially opened, it solidified Toronto’s growing status as a major urban centre. Take a look back at the theatre's 30 year history!

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, UNCLE VANYA, and More Set For 2023/24 Off-Mirvish Theatre Subscription Season

David Mirvish has announced the 2023/24 Off-Mirvish season. Learn more about the lineup here!

OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE Podcast Debuts With Tony-Winner Bob Martin And Actor Mark McKinney

The Broadway Podcast Network (BPN) announces the new podcast, “Outrageous Fortune,” inspired by the beloved Canadian show “Slings and Arrows.”  Hosted by Jessica Moss and Ebony Vines, the podcast makes its series debut on the network with Tony Award winner Bob Martin and series creator, writer and actor Mark McKinney.

The Lights Of The Mirvish Theatres Will Be Dimmed On Thursday in Honor of Barry Humphries

The lights of the Mirvish Theatres will be dimmed on Thursday May 4 to honour the life of Barry Humphries, the housewife superstar known to the world as DAME EDNA.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Celebrate 1-Year Anniversary With A Free Open House

The record-breaking Toronto production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will celebrate its 1-year anniversary with a week filled with activities from May 30 – June 4, 2023 at the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre. 


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will end its record-breaking run at the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto on July 2, 2023.  At a run of 13 months and more than 425 performances, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will set a record for the longest-running professional play in Canadian history. 


 Casa Mañana presents Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, sponsored by Frank Kent Cadillac. This is among the first regional productions of Beautiful after an acclaimed six-year run on Broadway and subsequent national tour. The show runs March 4–12 and tickets are on sale now. 

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Host Hogwarts House Pride Night in March

Wizzo! Celebrate your Hogwarts House Pride on March 8 at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre. 

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Announces Final Melbourne Extension

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will come to the end of its record-breaking run at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne on 9 July 2023, after four years, 1 million tickets sold and more than 1,300 performances making it the longest running play in Australian history.

Marcia Milgrom Dodge, John Tartaglia, Lili-Anne Brown & More Join The Muny's 2023 Season

The Muny announced has announced the directors, choreographers and music director/conductors for The Muny’s 2023 Premier Season. See details about The Muny's season, and see how to purchase tickets.

Mirvish to Present First Full Year Of Theatre Since 2019 Featuring PRESSURE, HAMILTON & More

It’s already the third week of January and the Mirvish theatres are getting ready for what is set to be be the first full year of theatre since 2019.

Stage Adaptation of Emma Donoghue's ROOM Will Open On Broadway This Spring

BroadwayWorld has learned that a stage adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s bestselling novel Room will open on Broadway in April 2023. The production is expected to be a limited run through September. No casting or theater has been announced.

Toronto's HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Extends Through June 4, 2023

The Canadian Premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has released additional tickets from $69 for sale just in time for the gift-giving season.  Ten more weeks of performances will be added, March 21 – June 4, 2023.  The new block of tickets goes on sale on Saturday December 10, 2022 at 9:45 AM ET in celebration of Platform 9 ¾ at King's Cross train station in London.  

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in Toronto to Celebrate 250,000 Audience Members With Week-Long Giveaways

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the CAA Ed Mirvish theatre will surpass 250,000 theatre goers. To celebrate this milestone, Toronto audiences will be treated to surprise-and-delight giveaways at all eight performances throughout the week of October 24th, which is when they anticipate the production will welcome its quarter-million patron.  

Toronto's 'Hermione Granger' Sarah Afful Announces Maternity Leave; Broadway's Antoinette Robinson to Take Over

Sarah Afful who plays 'Hermione Granger' in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Toronto will be on maternity leave beginning September 30, 2022 as she prepares to welcome her second child. Temporarily replacing Sarah during her leave is Antoinette Robinson from the Broadway company who will make her Canadian stage debut.

Mirvish Announces $29 To $59 Same-Day Rush Seats For The Fall Season

David Mirvish will offer Same-Day Rush Seats for the fall season — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Singin' in the Rain, The Shark is Broken and Indecent. Rush seats are based on availability and cost $29 to $59. This is an affordable means of seeing Toronto's biggest hits this fall. 

Mirvish Theatres to Mark the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II by Dimming the Marquee Lights

All four Mirvish theatres in Toronto — the Royal Alexandra, the Princess of Wales, the CAA Ed Mirvish and the CAA — will turn off their marquee lights for the entire day on Monday, September 19th, the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral. This is will be the first time this has ever happened.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is Touring The UK This Autumn

Direct from the West End, Bill Kenwright's production of Saturday Night Fever returns this year, hitting the road this September, allowing audiences up and down the country a chance to experience the best-selling Bee Gees soundtrack live on stage in this spectacularly reimagined musical which promises to have you grabbing your boogie shoes and dancing in the aisles!


Due to unprecedented demand, Toronto's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, at the newly remodeled CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre, extends its run yet again. Twelve more weeks of performances will be added from December 27, 2022 through March 19, 2023. Find out how to get tickets.

Mirvish Productions Will Present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN and More for Fall 2022 Season

It’s been a long time coming; more than 25 months to be exact. That’s how long it has taken Mirvish Productions to confidently declare audiences have returned to live theatre in Toronto — and not just tentatively and in limited numbers, but boldly, loudly, gratefully, joyfully and in large numbers.


The Society's Special Award (Olivier Awards) .

The Society's Special Award (Olivier Awards).

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