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Brent Carver

Date of Birth: November 17, 1951 (71)

Birth Place: Cranbrook, BC, CANADA

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Meet the Cast of PARADE, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2023

The new Broadway production of Parade begins previews on February 21! Meet the cast of Parade here!

A Crash Course on PARADE
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 14, 2023

Ready to go back to the old hills of Georgia? Tony Award winner Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond will bring their acclaimed performances to Broadway in two-time Tony nominated director Michael Arden's new production of Parade. Want to know more about the show? We've got you covered!

Cast and Creative Team Announced for STARDUST ROAD at York Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

The York Theatre Company has announced the full cast and creative team for will the New York premiere of Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road, conceived by Susan H. Schulman, Michael Lichtefeld, and Lawrence Yurman, developed with Hoagy Bix Carmichael, and featuring music by the legendary Hoagy Carmichael. 

The York Theatre Company Presents The New York Premiere of HOAGY CARMICHAEL'S STARDUST ROAD Starting In November
by Grace Cutler - Jul 11, 2022

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, in association with Hoagy Bix Carmichael, will present the New York premiere of HOAGY CARMICHAEL'S STARDUST ROAD.

HAMLET, Starring Amaka Umeh, Begins Previews at the Stratford Festival Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

A royal family crisis unfolds on stage at the Festival Theatre as Hamlet begins its run today. Making Festival history is Amaka Umeh, the first Black actor to play Hamlet at Stratford.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 3- KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2021

On this day in 1993, John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Terrence McNally's Kiss of the Spider Woman, opened at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Stratford Festival Marks Anniversary of First Free Viewing Party With Encore Streaming of KING LEAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021

The Stratford Festival is continuing to expand its online offerings as it marks the first anniversary of its Thursday night viewing parties this week with an encore screening of King Lear, and with a specially curated selection of theatrical content newly added to Stratfest@Home, the Festival’s $10-a-month streaming service.

ACTRA Toronto Names Jani Lauzon Its 2021 Award Of Excellence Recipient
by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2020

ACTRA Toronto has announced Jani Lauzon as its 2021 Award of Excellence recipient.

VIDEO: On This Day. December 17- Jason Robert Brown's PARADE Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2020

On this day in 1998, Jason Robert Brown's Parade opened on Broadway, in a production directed by Hal Prince.

Stratford Festival Launches STRATFEST@HOME, a New Digital Subscription Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

The Stratford Festival is following up on the success of its recent Shakespeare Film Festival with a $10-a-month digital content subscription, Stratfest@Home, offering more Shakespeare and more films, along with new commissions, music, conversation, cooking and comedy.

Broadway Rewind: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad Bring ROMEO AND JULIET Back to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 3, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013 for the latest revival of Romeo and Juliet. The classic play opened on September 19 the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 93 performances.

Mirvish Productions To Dim Marquee Lights for Brent Carver
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 7, 2020

Mirvish Productions will mark the life of Brent Carver by dimming the marquee lights of two theatres on Friday August 7 at 8PM - the Royal Alexandra, in which he performed his solo show of stories and songs in 1995; and the Princess of Wales, in which he starred as Gandalf in the world premiere production of The Lord of the Rings in 2006.

Stratford Festival Mourns The Death Of Brent Carver
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 6, 2020

The Stratford Festival is devastated to learn of the death of Brent Carver, an actor of incomparable talent, winner of a Tony Award for his starring role in Kiss of the Spider Woman, and a long-time Stratford Festival company member.

Jason Robert Brown, Carolee Carmello, Chita Rivera & More Pay Tribute to Brent Carver
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 7, 2020

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. This evening, Carver's Broadway colleagues took to social media to celebrate his life and legacy.

Wake Up With BWW 8/7: 36 QUESTIONS Film Coming to Netflix, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2020

Today's top stories: Netflix will released a film adaptation of the podcast musical 36 Questions, and more!

Tony Award Winner Brent Carver Has Passed Away At Age 68
by Alan Henry - Aug 6, 2020

BroadwayWorld has learned that Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. Born in 1951, the Canadian actor Brent Carver was a star of both stage and screen.

by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history!

KRONBORG Comes Back To Charlottetown
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2019

"To be or not to be" is the most famous question in all of drama. And it is around this central question that the history of Kronborg--The Hamlet Rock Musical hangs upon.

BWW Exclusive: Ben Platt, Michaela Diamond & More Lead Michael Arden-Helmed PARADE Reading
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 27, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that just last week, Roundabout Theatre Company held a star-studded reading of Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's Parade, helmed by Tony nominee Michael Arden and led by Ben Platt as Leo Frank and Michaela Diamond as Lucille Frank.

Confederation Centre Lifts The Curtain On Charlottetown Festival 2019
by Julie Musbach - Sep 20, 2018

A fiery redhead. A grieving son. A gregarious family on the Rock. The musical pull of the Atlantic. A young woman's search for family. Sit a spell. Have we got a story for you! Confederation Centre has announced the playbill for The Charlottetown Festival--the largest musical theatre festival in Atlantic Canada.

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