Lezlie Wade

Birth Place: Niagara Falls, Ontario

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Seven seasons at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival: Directed H.M.S Pinafore and An Ideal Husband. Associate director of Henry V and assistant director of A Word or Two. Assistant director on Jesus Christ Superstar (La Jolla Playhouse, Broadway). Assistant director, As You Like It, Fuente Ovejuna - Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Elsewhere: Director: Obeah Opera (PanAm Games & Luminato International Arts Festival Queen Milli of Galt (Theatre Aquarius), Rent (Theatre Sheridan), Dog Sees God (Rubinoff Productions), A Man of No Importance and Elegies (Acting Up Stage Co.),The Twelve Pound Look & The Yalta Game (Shaw Festival), Oracle workshop for Paul Sportelli and Jay Turvey. Resident director of Love, Loss, and What I Wore (Roth/Rubinoff Productions), The Toxic Avenger (Dancap). Assistant director of Mack and Mabel and Summer and Smoke (Shaw Festival). Awards: Dora nomination, best director, A Man of No Importance; two-time Pauline McGibbon nominee. Writer: The Remarkable Journey of Prince Chen with Daniel Green / Somerled Foundation, Rule of Thirds, Dead Reckoning (musical) with Scott Christian, The Piper (musical) with Scott Christian, Robin Hood, Yellow Door Theatre Co., The Man from Toronto (musical) Jonathan Monro. Other: Lyricist in Lehman Engel BMI workshop, New York City; member of Lincoln Center Director's Lab and Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction. Training: George Brown Theatre School and Neighborhood Playhouse.

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[Broadway, 2012]
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Video: Get A Behind The Scenes Look At The Set Of METOER SHOWER at Theatre Calgary

Get a behind the scenes look at the scenic design of Theatre Calgary's production of Meteor Shower, now on stage through February 11th, 2024.

Video: Get A First Look at Theatre Calgary's METEOR SHOWER

Get a first look at Theatre Calgary's production of Meteor Shower, now on stage through February 11th, 2024.

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Toronto Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Toronto Awards; RENT, 'DA KINK IN MY HAIR, & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards December 5th Standings

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

RENT and MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT Extended At Stratford Festival Due To Popular Demand

Stratford Festival extends the run of the musical Rent and Monty Python's Spamalot for a second time due to popular demand. Rent will now run until November 5 and Spamalot until November 18.

Stratford Festival Extends MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT for Two Weeks

Don't miss out on the extended run of Monty Python's Spamalot at the Stratford Festival. Find out all the details about this limited time extension and plan your visit today!

Brand New Canadian Musical STICKY FINGERS Comes To Original Kids Theatre Company

'Sticky Fingers: A Musical' is on the Spriet Family Stage at Original Kids Theatre Company in London Ontario from August 10th-13th, 2023.

MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT Is A Silly Spectacle Of A Good Time At The Stratford Festival

It’s not uncommon to find a King onstage at the Stratford Festival. In fact, Lear and Richard II are making appearances this very season. Other iterations of King Arthur have even walked the boards from time to time. But this is almost certainly the first time a King has trotted across the stage on an imaginary horse whilst his trusted sidekick makes horse hoof sounds with coconut shells. It’s about time! MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT opened last night at the Stratford Festival’s Avon Theatre. To put it simply, it’s silly and it’s a good time – And sometimes, that’s exactly what we’re looking for.

Theatre Calgary Reveals 2023-24 Season and New $39 Reduced Price Tickets

Theatre Calgary's Artistic Director Stafford Arima has announced its 2023-24  season of plays. The new lineup is highlighted by works from notable names like Agatha Christie, Steve Martin, William Shakespeare, and The Beatles.

Monty Python's SPAMALOT Begins Previews At The Stratford Festival

Monty Python's Spamalot hits the stage in Stratford tomorrow, April 19, with hilarity sure to follow. Lezlie Wade directs this musical, “lovingly ripped off from the motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail.”

Stratford Festival 2023 Special Holiday Presale Begins Next Week

The Stratford Festival is putting the finishing touches on casting and will soon open its box office for a special holiday pre-sale for tickets to the 13 exciting shows of the 2023 season. With savings up to 25%, this is a perfect opportunity to secure tickets for your favourite shows or buy gifts for the theatre-lovers on your list.

Million Dollar Endowment Gift Given to Olney Theatre For Innovative New Works

Olney Theatre Center has received a $1 million endowment gift from the Eugene B. Casey Foundation, to support the work of the Vanguard Arts Fund which provides intensive workshop time for collaboratively-developed new works.

Christopher Chung, Chelsea Halfpenny & More to Perform at Stiles + Drewe's 2022 Best New Song Prize Concert

Stiles + Drewe and Mercury Musical Developments announced a selection of starry performers to join the line-up for this year's Stiles + Drewe Best New Song Prize, which will be celebrated in concert at The Other Palace on Monday 21st November at 7.30pm.

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2023 Season Featuring Andrea Macasaet, Robert Markus, Jonathan Goad & More

Just as the 2022 season comes to a close, work for the 2023 season is getting underway at the Stratford Festival. Creative teams for next year's productions are coming into place and the casting department is busy confirming key roles for the season. Soon the workshops will be abuzz with artisans building the season's sets, props and costumes.

Mercury Musical Developments and Stiles + Drewe Announce 2022 Best New Song Prize Finalists

Mercury Musical Developments and Stiles + Drewe announced the finalists of this year's Stiles + Drewe Best New Song Prize, which will be celebrated in concert at The Other Palace on Monday 21st November 2022.

Finalists Announced For The Stiles And Drewe Best New Song Prize 2022

Mercury Musical Developments and Stiles + Drewe have announced the finalists of this year's Stiles + Drewe Best New Song Prize, which will be celebrated in concert at The Other Palace on Monday 21st November 2022.

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