I AM THE ONE WHO ROCKS: A BREAKING BAD CONCERT Makes Its World Premiere In Los AngelesI AM THE ONE WHO ROCKS: A BREAKING BAD CONCERT Makes Its World Premiere In Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019

It's been six years since the critically acclaimed TV drama and pop culture phenomenon “Breaking Bad” aired its final episode. But this summer, get ready to experience the series like never before when I Am The One Who Rocks: A Breaking Bad Concert premieres in Los Angeles at Hollywood's historic Three Clubs.  (more...)

40th Annual Dora Awards Nominations Announced: Soulpepper Takes Home 25 Nominations, DEAR EVAN HANSEN Taps 9 Noms40th Annual Dora Awards Nominations Announced: Soulpepper Takes Home 25 Nominations, DEAR EVAN HANSEN Taps 9 Noms
by Alan Henry - May 28, 2019

At a press conference held May 28 in the Davies Takacs Lobby of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 282 nominations for the 40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto. On Tuesday, June 25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 49 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the Silver Ticket Award and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award will be presented. (more...)

A Battle Of Styles And A Clash Of Colors! MURPHY'S CELTIC LEGACY Brings A Next-Generation Irish Dance Spectacular To The McCallumA Battle Of Styles And A Clash Of Colors! MURPHY'S CELTIC LEGACY Brings A Next-Generation Irish Dance Spectacular To The McCallum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents Murphy's Celtic Legacy today, February 13, at 8:00pm. This is no ordinary Irish Dance performance - it is a battle of styles, a clash of colors. The cast ofMurphy's Celtic Legacy gives an invigorating performance of traditional Irish dance.  Featuring dancers and musicians from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman, Murphy's Celtic Legacy is the next generation Irish dance spectacular.  Created by Chris Hannon, former principal dancer for Lord of the Dance, Murphy's Celtic Legacy features original choreography combining traditional Irish and modern dance techniques presented with song and live music. (more...)

Pony World Theatre To Present Award-Winning LANGUAGE ROOMS By Yussef El GuindiPony World Theatre To Present Award-Winning LANGUAGE ROOMS By Yussef El Guindi
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

As part of our 10th anniversary year, Pony World Theatre is excited to announce our spring 2019 mainstage production: Language Rooms by Yussef El Guindi. Recipient of the 2009 Edgerton Foundation's New American Play Award and heralded by critics and audiences in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, Language Rooms will be presented for the first time in Seattle this spring from April 12 through May 4. (more...)

A Battle Of Styles And A Clash Of Colors! MURPHY'S CELTIC LEGACY Brings A Next-Generation Irish Dance Spectacular To The McCallumA Battle Of Styles And A Clash Of Colors! MURPHY'S CELTIC LEGACY Brings A Next-Generation Irish Dance Spectacular To The McCallum
by David Green - Jan 22, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents Murphy's Celtic Legacy on Wednesday, February 13, at 8:00pm. This is no ordinary Irish Dance performance - it is a battle of styles, a clash of colors. The cast ofMurphy's Celtic Legacy gives an invigorating performance of traditional Irish dance.  Featuring dancers and musicians from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman, Murphy's Celtic Legacy is the next generation Irish dance spectacular.  Created by Chris Hannon, former principal dancer for Lord of the Dance, Murphy's Celtic Legacy features original choreography combining traditional Irish and modern dance techniques presented with song and live music. (more...)

Monica Garrido Receives The Buddies Queer Emerging Artist AwardMonica Garrido Receives The Buddies Queer Emerging Artist Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is thrilled to announce Toronto performer, theatre, creator, and filmmaker Monica Garrido as the winner of the fifth annual Buddies Queer Emerging Artist Award. The award was presented on Friday at the company's season launch party. (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Brendan Healy As Incoming Artistic DirectorCanadian Stage Announces Brendan Healy As Incoming Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Canadian Stage is thrilled to announce today that following a wide-reaching candidate search, Montreal-born award-winning theatre director and actor Brendan Healy, 43, has been appointed Artistic Director of Canadian Stage. Currently Artistic Director, Performing Arts, for the City of Brampton, Healy plans to join Canadian Stage on August 7th, 2018. (more...)

2018 Harold Awards to Be Presented 6/112018 Harold Awards to Be Presented 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Once a year, indie theatre (barely) gets its shit together and gives out some goddamn awards. This is a once-a-year, one-night-only party where we come together to honour and heckle hustlers in Toronto's independent theatre community. (more...)

BWW Review: Pony World's Collaborative AMERICAN ARCHIPELAGO is Bizarre, and Works as a Comedy
by Amelia Reynolds - Jul 30, 2017

Pony World's world premiere 'American Archipelago' is a collaborative examination of American culture and values. Written by Holly Arsenault, Kelleen C. Blanchard, Tre Calhoun, Vincent Delaney, Brendan Healy, Maggie Lee, Sara Porkalob, and Seayoung Yim, 'American Archipelago' feels more like an incubator than a melting pot. Eight folks from different communities live side-by-side in a semi-symbolic neighborhood called 'The United States of America.' While this campy fever-dream succeeds as a black comedy, what's missing from this conceptual piece is a fresh concept. (more...)

Pony World Theatre Proudly Announces AMERICAN ARCHIPELAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Pony World Theatre returns to 12th Avenue Arts this summer with their latest creation. Titled American Archipelago, this new play examines the joys and heartaches of being an American today. (more...)

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Grapple with Race, Sex, Religion, Environment and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Artistic Director Evalyn Parry announced an exciting line-up for Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's 2017/18 season today. The season presents a series of engaging, timely productions that grapple with questions of race, indigeneity, sex, queerphobia, religion, and climate change. (more...)

Factory Theatre to Stage World Premiere of LITTLE PRETTY AND THE EXCEPTIONAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Factory welcomes the return of Anusree Roy (Brothel #9) with her newest work, the world premiere of LITTLE PRETTY AND THE EXCEPTIONAL, directed by Brendan Healy. (more...)

Short Play Festival PICK OF THE VINE to Open This Winter at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Little Fish Theatre is proud to present Pick of the Vine as the first production of its all-new 2017 season.  (more...)

Short Play Festival PICK OF THE VINE to Open This Winter at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Little Fish Theatre is proud to present Pick of the Vine as the first production of its all-new 2017 season.  (more...)

The 5th Avenue Theatre's Second Annual NextFest: A Festival of New Musicals Launches This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Some of Seattle's most talented actors will be hard at work in collaboration with writers from around the country in the rehearsal halls of The 5th Avenue Theatre this month as the company's NextFest: A Festival of New Musicals launches its three week intensive development cycle this weekend. (more...)

FACTORY Announces 2016-2017 SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Following the strong success of the critically-acclaimed and multi-award winning NAKED season, Factory continues its commitment to producing 100% Canadian content with the announcement of the 2016-2017 season. Six distinctive productions; three world premieres, one Toronto premiere, and two return engagements, explore universal themes of family and identity from a broad range of cultural perspectives. (more...)

PUMP UP THE VOLUME and More Slated for 5th Avenue Theatre's 2nd Annual NextFest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The 5th Avenue Theatre is proud to present the second annual NextFest: A Festival of New Musicals. The company's rehearsal halls will be brimming with activity this fall as new musicals take shape in readings and intensives, brought to life by local and Broadway talents. (more...)

BWW Review: Pony World's SUFFERING, INC. Surprisingly Fun
by Amelia Reynolds - Jul 12, 2016

There are some productions where you hear the description and think to yourself, 'this is either going to be amazing, or a complete dumpster fire.' Those were my feelings going to see Pony World Theater's production of 'Suffering, Inc.,' a modern take on Chekhovian realism where every line of dialogue was cut and paste from seven different Anton Chekhov plays. (more...)

Road Less Traveled Productions Welcomes National Playwright Resident Rajiv Joseph
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is excited to announce its inaugural 2016 National Playwright Resident, playwright Rajiv Joseph. (more...)

Ryan G. Hinds to Make NYC Cabaret Debut in Kander and Ebb Cabaret at Don't Tell Mama, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

After playing to full houses in Toronto and Montreal, critically-acclaimed Canadian performer Ryan G. Hinds (Hedwig & the Angry Inch; MacArthur Park Suite, A Disco Ballet; Starry Notions) makes his New York City cabaret debut at Don't Tell Mama's with #KanderAndEbb, a uniquely personal musical exploration of the John Kander/Fred Ebb canon. (more...)

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