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THE AMEN CORNER and THE CLEARING Begin Previews at the Shaw Festival

Get all the details on the highly anticipated productions of 'The Amen Corner' and 'The Clearing' at the Shaw Festival. Find out when and where these plays will be performed, and make sure you don't miss out on these must-see shows.

Review: GYPSY at Shaw Festival

'A Musical Fable.' This is the subtitle that author Arthur Laurents chose when writing his script for the blockbuster musical 'GYPSY.' And after a  delay of almost 3 years due to covid, the Shaw Festival in Niagara on the Lake is presenting their version of this famed musical fable at the Festival Theatre. 

Cast Set for GYPSY at The Shaw's Festival Theatre

It’s not a tease. Gypsy, the greatest American musical, is finally embarking on its highly anticipated run at The Shaw’s Festival Theatre beginning May 10.

Cast & Creative Teams Confirmed for Shaw Festival 2023 Season, Featuring PRINCE CASPIAN World Premiere & More

Artistic Director Tim Carroll has unveiled the Shaw Festival's 2023 casting and creative teams for the Festival Theatre, Royal George Theatre, Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre, BMO Stage, as well as the newly added Spiegeltent.

Review: Holiday Classic WHITE CHRISTMAS Takes the Stage At Shaw Festival

Christmas traditions may come and go, but watching the film WHITE CHRISTMAS has always been an obligatory part of the holiday season for me. And for the past 20 years or so, audiences can experience Irving Berlin's classic  live on stage. The Shaw Festival is presenting their joyous version this year on the Festival stage and the result is pure technicolor heaven.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL and WHITE CHRISTMAS Announced For The Shaw's Holiday Season Begins

Two timeless holiday tales, guaranteed to make spirits bright in young and old alike, begin previews at The Shaw. The Festival's holiday spirits, um spirit, will take over the Royal George Theatre on November 9 with the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. Irving Berlin's White Christmas, his adored musical homage to romance and snow, follows merrily along on November 18 at the Festival Theatre.

Cast And Creatives Announced For A CHRISTMAS CAROL And Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS At Shaw Festival

The Shaw's 2022 season comes to a merry close with Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol and Irving Berlin's White Christmas – two classic holiday tales guaranteed to thaw the frostiest of hearts and make spirits bright in young and old alike.

Sudden Spark Collective Premieres ABOVE GROUND FLOOR

After their critically acclaimed film-theatre hybrid february: a love story (featured on CBC q, streamed on STRATFEST@HOME, 2021) Sudden Spark Collective is back with another heartwarming tale for pandemic-weary hearts.

2021-22 Concert Season Begins At The Royal Conservatory Of Music

Over 90 concerts in uniquely curated series, including Quiet Please There's a Lady on Stage and TD Jazz Concerts: Jazz From Around the World to piano, vocal, chamber, and string concerts, featuring the world's top musicians, are planned for 2021.22.

The Royal Conservatory Announces 2021/22 Concert Season

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, today revealed details of the diverse concerts that will make up the 13th concert season at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

BWW Review: THE NEW CANADIAN CURLING CLUB at Alberta Theatre Projects Falls Flat on the Ice

As the closer to Alberta Theatre Project's 2018/2019 season - and coming off of the announcement in August of 2018 to exchange this show for another - all eyes were on The New Canadian Curling Club...Directed by Artistic Director Darcy Evans, this two act play set the goal of diversity and inclusive storytelling and I don't think it follows through.

Alberta Theatre Projects Closes Its 2018/19 Season On The Button With THE NEW CANADIAN CURLING CLUB

Opening March 5 and running until March 23, Alberta Theatre Projects will present the fifth and final show of its 2018/19 season, The New Canadian Curling Club, in the Martha Cohen Theatre at Arts Commons. Written by Canadian playwright Mark Crawford and directed by ATP's Executive & Artistic Director Darcy Evans, The New Canadian Curling Club is a hilarious and inspiring reminder of what it means to be Canadian.

BWW Interview: Alberta Theatre Project's Darcy Evans Talks About The New Canadian Curling Club

In anticipation of the opening night of The New Canadian Curling Club by Mark Crawford at Alberta Theatre Projects, I sat down with director Darcy Evans to talk about the show, Canada, and the importance of community.

BWW Review: Shakespeare in High Park Thrills with KING LEAR and TWELFTH NIGHT

Some shows are born great, some shows achieve greatness and others have greatness thrust upon them. Presented by Canadian Stage, Shakespeare's KING LEAR and TWELFTH NIGHT are in the hands of a phenomenal group of artists - who thrust greatness on them six nights a week.

Shakespeare in High Park Celebrates 35 Years with KING LEAR and TWELFTH NIGHT

Canada's longest-running outdoor theatre experience Shakespeare in High Park will mark 35 years of staging accessible open-air theatre in Toronto with contemporary takes on two Shakespeare classics: King Lear and Twelfth Night, running in repertory from June 29 to September 3 at the High Park Amphitheatre.

Announcing the Cast of SHAKESPEARE IN HIGH PARK

Canadian Stage is proud to announce the casting details for the 35th season of Shakespeare in High Park, returning to the High Park Amphitheatre from June 29 to September 3 with bold contemporary takes on King Lear and Twelfth Night, or What You Will under the stars.

Segal Centre Opens its 2015-16 Theatre Season with FUNNY GIRL

The Segal Centre opens its 2015-16 Theatre Season with FUNNY GIRL, a celebrated musical about the public triumphs and private struggles of 1920's stage star, Fanny Brice. Powerhouse performer Gabi Epstein steps into the role of Fanny Brice, joined by a stellar 18-person cast.

Photo Flash: Inside the 35th Annual Dora Awards Party and Ceremony at Harbourfront Centre

It was an incredible night for Toronto theatre when our community joined together to celebrate another year of performing arts in Toronto on the evening of June 23rd at the WestJet Stage at the Harbourfront Centre for the 35th Annual Dora Awards! For the 2013-2014 season, 143 producing companies (up 41 from last season's 102) registered eligible productions. A total of 48 Dora Awards, plus the Silver Ticket Award and the Audience Choice Award, were given out in a glittering ceremony hosted by Matt Baram and Naomi Snieckus, founding Co-Artistic Directors of the three-time Canadian Comedy Award-winning The National Theatre of the World.

World Premiere of BEMUSED Extends Through May 15 at Theatre North West

The reviews are in, and Theatre North West audiences are loving Bemused written by Peter Fenton (The Giant's Garden) & Scott White (Top Gun! The Musical). The show is so popular that an additional day of performance has been added to meet the demand.

Theatre North West Presents World Premiere of Fenton & White's BEMUSED, Now thru May 14

Theatre North West will be closing their 19th main stage season with the world premiere of the screwball comedy Bemused written by Peter Fenton (The Giant's Garden) & Scott White (Top Gun! The Musical). The first production is directed by Betty Mitchell award winner Kevin McKendrick (Urinetown, Boy Gets Girl). The cast includes Jenni Burke (Buddy … The Buddy Holly Story, Bat Boy), Erica Clow (Seussical), Steven Greenfield (Spitfire Grill, Titanic, West Side Story), Tim Koetting (Anne of Green Gables), Ksenia Thurgood (Wizard of Oz, CATS), Deb Williams (Mom's The Word) & Barrie Wood, (Oliver!). Scenic design is by Ted Price, costume design by Marian Truscott, sound design by Haylee Tucker, lighting design by Dave Smith and stage management is by Sarah Wallin.

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