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Casting Announced For Famous Courtroom Drama A FEW GOOD MEN In St. Jacobs Photo Casting Announced For Famous Courtroom Drama A FEW GOOD MEN In St. Jacobs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Can audiences 'handle the truth?' That is the pivotal question at the centre of the famed legal drama A Few Good Men, which opens the highly-anticipated 2020 Season at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. The hit play about military corruption and the quest for justice will be on stage for three weeks only from March 4 to March 22.

Grand Theatre Presents Timothy Findley's THE WARS Photo Grand Theatre Presents Timothy Findley's THE WARS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the Grand Theatre will honour the sacrifices of our soldiers past and present with the Governor General Award-winning story, TIMOTHY FINDLEY'S THE WARS  based on the book of the same name by one of Canada's most distinguished authors. Adapted and directed by Grand Theatre Artistic Director, Dennis Garnhum, TIMOTHY FINDLEY'S THE WARS launches the 18/19 season on the Spriet Stage, running from October 23 to November 11, Remembrance Day.  The Title Sponsor for TIMOTHY FINDLEY'S THE WARS is BlueStone Properties.

The Grand Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season Principal Casting Preview Photo The Grand Theatre Announces 2018/19 Season Principal Casting Preview
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Artistic Director Dennis Garnhum has announced principal casting for the 2018/19 season including Seana McKenna as Penelope in MARGARET ATWOOD'S THE PENELOPIAD, Jan Alexandra Smith as Scrooge in this season's gender-flipping A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Nigel Shawn Williams as Troy Maxson and E.B. Smith as Jim Bono in AUGUST WILSON'S FENCES, and Alex Furber as Robert Ross in TIMOTHY FINDLEY'S THE WARS.    

Grand Theatre Announces Casting for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Grand Theatre is thrilled to announce an extraordinary line-up of local and national, returning and debuting artists in the 2017/18 Season. The season features a stunning artistic presence including Tara Rosling, Benedict Campbell, Catherine Joell MacKinnon and Daniel Williston. In addition, the Grand welcomes nationally and internationally renowned directors including Peter Hinton, Tracey Flye, Carey Perloff, and the Grand's Artistic Director Dennis Garnhum, who makes his Grand directing debut in his first season. Single tickets go on sale Tuesday July 4, 2017.

CLUELESS: A Live, Satirical Reading of the 90's Classic Comes to Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

???????Random Hero Entertainment and Total Betty Productions are pleased to present Clueless - A live, satirical reading of the 90s classic, Friday, June 16th at 8pm at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre.

BWW Review: MY NIGHT WITH REG at the Panasonic Theatre
by Alan Henry - Feb 16, 2017

A co-production between Mirvish Productions and Studio 180 - My Night With Reg, by Kevin Elyot, is the latest play to grace the stage of the Panasonic Theatre as part of the off-Mirvish season.

Video: First Look at Scenes from the Canadian Premiere of MY NIGHT WITH REG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

David Mirvish is delighted to present the Studio 180 Theatre production of MY NIGHT WITH REG, by Kevin Elyot, directed by Joel Greenberg. MY NIGHT WITH REG plays February 10 to 26 at the Panasonic Theatre.

Canadian Premiere Of MY NIGHT WITH REG At Panasonic Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

David Mirvish is delighted to present the Studio 180 Theatre production of MY NIGHT WITH REG, by Kevin Elyot, directed by Joel Greenberg. MY NIGHT WITH REG plays February 10 to 26 at the Panasonic Theatre.

Hocus Pocus: A Live, Satirical Reading of the Cult Classic to be Staged at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre
by Alan Henry - Oct 13, 2015

Total Betty Productions and Random Hero Entertainment are pleased to present Hocus Pocus - A live, satirical reading of the cult classic. Monday, October 26th at 8pm at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Set in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, virgin Max Dennison, sister Dani, and new friend Allison, accidentally free a coven of evil witches. With the help of a talking cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal. Hocus Pocus premiered in 1993 to lackluster reviews, but since then has grown a steady reputation as a cult classic film. 

2012 BWW Toronto Awards Winners Announced - WAR HORSE Wins Big!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2013

Votes are cast, polls are closed, and results have been tabulated! This was our BIGGEST year yet! After a record number of voters in over 30 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is VERY excited to announce the 2012 Toronto Winners! Thanks to all who voted and HUGE congrats to all the winners!

2012 BWW Toronto Awards - Last Chance to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 31, 2012

Voting is now underway for the Toronto Awards and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January.

2012 BWW Toronto Regional Awards - LIVE Update 12/24 - Final Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2012

Voting is now underway for the Toronto Awards and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January.

2012 BWW Toronto Regional Awards - LIVE Update - Brazier, Dzeparoski and More Lead - 12/18!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2012

Voting is now underway for the Toronto Awards and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings below.

2012 BWW Toronto Regional Awards - LIVE Update - OLIVER and More in the Lead - 12/10!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 10, 2012

Voting is now underway for the Toronto Awards and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings below.

2012 BWW Toronto Regional Awards - LIVE Update - 12/3!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 3, 2012

Voting is now underway for the Toronto Awards and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings below.

2012 BWW Toronto Regional Awards - LIVE Update - 11/26!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 26, 2012

Voting is now underway for the Toronto Awards and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings below!

2012 BWW Toronto Regional Awards - LIVE Update - 11/19!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 19, 2012

Voting is now underway for the Toronto Awards and continues until December 31, 2012. Winners will be announced in early January. Check out the live standings below!

Photo Coverage: 2012 Dora Mavor Moore Awards
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 29, 2012

The 2012 Dora Mavor Moore Awards took place this past Monday night, honouring the best of the best of the past year in Toronto theatre. The evening featured a pre-show VIP reception at The Sony Centre, a gala awards ceremony and the ever popular street party that takes place after the show under the stars on Front St. BWW was on hand to bring you pictures from the event and all the winners!

BWW Interviews: WAR HORSE's Melanie Doane
by Kelly Cameron - Mar 23, 2012

Canadian folk songstress Melanie Doane has been away from the theatre for many years pursuing a very successful solo career. She returns to the Toronto stage in the Mirvish production of WAR HORSE, currently on stage at the Princess of Wales Theatre. Melanie spoke with BWW about the differences between her solo music and performing in an ensemble piece, her journey back to the theatre, social media and more.

BWW Interviews: My Favourite Things with WAR HORSE's Alex Furber
by Kelly Cameron - Mar 6, 2012

The Canadian production of War Horse opened last week to critical acclaim, making an instant star out of Alex Furber, the young actor responsible for bringing the role of Albert to life. Alex sat down with BWW to talk about some of his favourite things past and present, and gives our readers an insight into his personality.

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