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Lezlie Wade

 
Birth Place:
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Bio:
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 - ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Niagara Falls, Ontario

Bio:
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 - ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2012]
Assistant Director

Lezlie Wade Biography

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.





Lezlie Wade News

Stratford Festival 2023 Special Holiday Presale Begins Next Week Photo Stratford Festival 2023 Special Holiday Presale Begins Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022

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 Photo Million Dollar Endowment Gift Given to Olney Theatre For Innovative New Works
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

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  Photo Christopher Chung, Chelsea Halfpenny & More to Perform at Stiles + Drewe's 2022 Best New Song Prize Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

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, Rober Photo Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2023 Season Featuring Andrea Macasaet, Robert Markus, Jonathan Goad & More
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

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 Fin Photo Mercury Musical Developments and Stiles + Drewe Announce 2022 Best New Song Prize Finalists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

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 Photo Finalists Announced For The Stiles And Drewe Best New Song Prize 2022
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 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.

Stratford Festival Announces 2023 Season Photo Stratford Festival Announces 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has announced the 2023 season, inspired by the theme of Duty vs Desire. The playbill includes 13 lively and thought-provoking productions across four theatres, along with a full slate of events in The Meighen Forum.

Leaders Of Canadian Theatre Unite To Found A New Arts Organization, THE CANADIAN GUIL Photo Leaders Of Canadian Theatre Unite To Found A New Arts Organization, THE CANADIAN GUILD OF STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

 A veritable 'who's who' of respected Canadian theatre leaders have come together to found the Canadian Guild of Stage Directors and Choreographers (CGDC).

Stratford Festival's 2020 Season Goes on Sale Today Photo Stratford Festival's 2020 Season Goes on Sale Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020

After a Members advance sale so busy it prompted the early extension of two productions, tickets for the Stratford Festival's groundbreaking new season go on sale to the public today. The 2020 season is one of the biggest ever and includes the much-anticipated opening of the new Tom Patterson Theatre. With the $100-million fundraising goal a hair's breadth away from completion, the bespoke theatre is one of North America's most significant new arts builds in decades.

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season Photo Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2020 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2019

With the new Tom Patterson Theatre taking shape on the banks of the Avon River, the Stratford Festival is thrilled to announce key casting as it builds the acting company for its monumental 2020 season.