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Nina Lee Aquino Will Complete Tenure as Artistic Director at Factory Theatre at the E Photo Nina Lee Aquino Will Complete Tenure as Artistic Director at Factory Theatre at the End of the 21/22 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 27, 2021

The Factory Theatre Board of Directors has announced that Nina Lee Aquino will end her tenure as the Factory's Artistic Director. Nina has been a guiding force for the company for a decade during which she has mentored emerging talent, created a platform for diverse voices to be heard and a stage for the best in Canadian theatre.

New Appointments In Stratford Festival's Directors' Office Photo New Appointments In Stratford Festival's Directors' Office
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 17, 2021

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has announced some changes in the Stratford Festival's Directors' Office, which will open the Festival to a broader range of artistic voices and influences as it prepares to mark its 70th season in 2022.

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Announces New Members To Board Of Directors Photo Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Announces New Members To Board Of Directors
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2020

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra announces 8 new members to the Board of Directors. Members were all evaluated by the Board's Membership & Governance Committee and voted on at recent meetings of the full Board of Directors.

BWW Feature: A Mash Note to MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM AND MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Ric Photo BWW Feature: A Mash Note to MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM AND MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Richmond Shakespeare
by Susan Haubenstock - May 27, 2020

Memories from some Richmond Shakespeare shows of yore that remain clear in my heart but maybe not so much in my head.

Stratford Plays Come to the Stage In Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver Photo Stratford Plays Come to the Stage In Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2020

The Stratford Festival is seeing number of recent productions moving on to theatres across the country, where they are being received with great enthusiasm.

12th Annual Playwrights Retreat Now Underway: Dedicated To Robert Blacker Photo 12th Annual Playwrights Retreat Now Underway: Dedicated To Robert Blacker
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 9, 2019

Eight distinguished Canadian theatre artists have arrived in Stratford for the Festival's 12th annual Playwrights Retreat. Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino and Bob White, the Director of the Foerster Bernstein New Play Development Program, are delighted to welcome: Katherine Cullen, Sina Gilani, Falen Johnson, Sarena Parmar, Christine Quintana, Phoebe Tsang, Norman Yeung and Marcus Youssef.

BIRDS OF A KIND Enters Previews Ahead Of August Premiere Photo BIRDS OF A KIND Enters Previews Ahead Of August Premiere
by Julie Musbach - Jul 31, 2019

Birds of a Kind, Wajdi Mouawad's award-winning play about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is now in previews before its official English-language première on Wednesday, August 14, at the Festival's Studio Theatre. This gripping production is directed by Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino who brought the book that inspired the play to Mouawad.

Michael Healey's New Adaptation Of THE FRONT PAGE Begins Previews Photo Michael Healey's New Adaptation Of THE FRONT PAGE Begins Previews
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 30, 2019

The Front Page, one of the great satires about the world of journalism, hits the stage in Stratford today, under the direction of Festival veteran Graham Abbey. Written by former Chicago reporters Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, and newly adapted by Canadian playwright Michael Healey, this comedy-drama is now in previews at the Festival Theatre and will officially open on Thursday, August 15.

FACTORY Announces 2019-2020 50th Anniversary Season Photo FACTORY Announces 2019-2020 50th Anniversary Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2019

Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino and Managing Director Jonathan Heppner proudly present Factory's 2019-2020 50th Anniversary Season, 50 Seasons and Still Fiercely Canadian!

Stratford Festival Presents MOTHER'S DAUGHTER Now On Stage Photo Stratford Festival Presents MOTHER'S DAUGHTER Now On Stage
by Sarah Hookey - May 21, 2019

Mother's Daughter, the highly anticipated final instalment of Kate Hennig's Queenmaker Trilogy, is now on stage at the Studio Theatre. The production officially opens on Friday, June 14.

Artists Still Hard At Work In Laboratory After Stratford Festival Closest Longest Sea Photo Artists Still Hard At Work In Laboratory After Stratford Festival Closest Longest Season On Record
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 6, 2018

The 2018 season ended on Sunday but work continues at the Stratford Festival with a number of exciting projects in the Laboratory, the Festival's research and development arm.

PARADISE LOST Is Now On Stage At Stratford Festival Photo PARADISE LOST Is Now On Stage At Stratford Festival
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2018

Previews begin today for the world premiere of Erin Shields's exciting new interpretation of John Milton's Paradise Lost. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, the production opens on August 17, and with three performances added to meet audience demand, it now runs until October 21 at the Studio Theatre.

Bob White Honoured For Lifetime Achievement In Dramaturgy Photo Bob White Honoured For Lifetime Achievement In Dramaturgy
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2018

The Stratford Festival extends congratulations to Bob White, Director of New Plays, who has been honoured for his body of work by LMDA (Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas).

LMDA Presents 2018 Lessing Award For Career Achievement In Dramaturgy To Bob White Photo LMDA Presents 2018 Lessing Award For Career Achievement In Dramaturgy To Bob White
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2018

LMDA has announced that Bob White received the G.E. Lessing Award for Career Achievement at the 2018 LMDA Annual Conference in Toronto on June 22nd.

Stratford Festival Hosts World Premiere of BRONT√č: THE WORLD WITHOUT NOW On Stage Photo Stratford Festival Hosts World Premiere of BRONT√č: THE WORLD WITHOUT NOW On Stage
by Julie Musbach - Jun 6, 2018

The Stratford Festival presents the world premiere of Bronte: The World Without, Jordi Mand's engrossing new play about the famous literary sisters, Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte. Directed by Vanessa Porteous, and featuring Beryl Bain, Jessica B. Hill and Andrea Rankin, the production begins previews today at the Studio Theatre.

BWW Review: Arts Bringing the Community Together: MIDCOAST MAINE'S GOT TALENT 2018 Photo BWW Review: Arts Bringing the Community Together: MIDCOAST MAINE'S GOT TALENT 2018
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - May 19, 2018

To an audience used to the likes of today's television talent show formats -The Voice, American Idol with their fiercely competitive, instant celebrity emphasis and often abrasive judging - the annual Midcoast Maine's Got Talent seems to hark back to a gentler era and a more positive model to showcase aspiring performers. Each year the Brunswick Rotary Club puts together this gala as a fundraiser for its social and civic programs, but also as a community service to help nurture the arts in Maine and to create an audience for the creativity and expression that artists provide.

New Musical ON THE AIR Set for Workshop Run at The Gallery Players
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

On the Air, a new musical, inspired by the lives of sibling performers Jack and Loretta Clemens, will be presented with a fully staged workshop production by Overtures at The Gallery Players in Brooklyn, NY.

Photo Flash: Nathan Lane, Steve Martin & More Visit NBC's MAYA & MARTY
by Robert Diamond - Jun 9, 2016

Last night's episode of NBC's MAYA & MARTY featured special guests Drake, Tina Fey, Sean Hayes, Nathan Lane, and Steve Martin. Check out photos from the show below!

Photo Flash: Nathan Lane, Steve Martin & More Visit NBC's MAYA & MARTY
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 8, 2016

Last night's episode of NBC's MAYA & MARTY featured special guests Drake, Tina Fey, Sean Hayes, Nathan Lane, and Steve Martin. Check out photos from the show below!

VIDEO: Steve Martin, Nathan Lane, Tina Fey & More Appear on MAYA & MARTY
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 8, 2016

Below, check out clips from last night's episode of NBC's MAYA & MARTY featuring special guests Drake, Tina Fey, Sean Hayes, Nathan Lane, and Steve Martin.

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