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Date Of Birth:
November 17, 1951 (70)
Birth Place:
Cranbrook, BC, CANADA
Bio:
Born in 1951, the Canadian actor Brent Carver was a star of both stage and screen. He began studies at the University of British Columbia but left in 1972 to pursue a career in theater, performing in the Vancouver Arts Club's production of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 17, 1951 (70)

Birth Place: Cranbrook, BC, CANADA

Bio:
Born in 1951, the Canadian actor Brent Carver was a star of both stage and screen. He began studies at the University of British Columbia but left in 1972 to pursue a career in theater, performing in the Vancouver Arts Club's production of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: On This Day, May 3- KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Opens On Broadway Photo 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 Streamin Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo 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 Photo 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 Broa Photo 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.

Jason Robert Brown, Carolee Carmello, Chita Rivera & More Pay Tribute to Brent Carver Photo 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.

Mirvish Productions To Dim Marquee Lights for Brent Carver Photo 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.

Wake Up With BWW 8/7: 36 QUESTIONS Film Coming to Netflix, and More! Photo 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!

Stratford Festival Mourns The Death Of Brent Carver Photo 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.

Tony Award Winner Brent Carver Has Passed Away At Age 68 Photo 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.

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Where You Are' From KISS OF THE SPIDER WO Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Where You Are' From KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
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 Photo 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 Re Photo 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 Photo 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.

BWW Exclusive: A Retrospective of Chita Rivera's Tony Nominated and Award Winning Rol Photo BWW Exclusive: A Retrospective of Chita Rivera's Tony Nominated and Award Winning Roles
by Bethany Sulecki - Jun 8, 2018

Broadway legend Chita Rivera will be presented with a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, 2018. This award recognizes theatre artists that have made significant contributions to theatre throughout their life.

Brent Carver Withdraws From Season; Andre Morin To Play Ariel Photo Brent Carver Withdraws From Season; Andre Morin To Play Ariel
by Julie Musbach - Feb 22, 2018

Actor Brent Carver has withdrawn from the Stratford Festival's 2018 season for personal reasons. He was to play the role of Ariel in The Tempest. 

Michael J. Fox to Guest Star on ABC's DESIGNATED SURVIVOR Photo Michael J. Fox to Guest Star on ABC's DESIGNATED SURVIVOR
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 10, 2018

Esteemed actor and activist Michael J. Fox is joining The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studio's DESIGNATED SURVIVOR on ABC for a five-episode arc in which Fox will guest star as Ethan West, a high-flying and connected Washington attorney who is hired by the President's Cabinet and ultimately appointed as special prosecutor to investigate former President Cornelius Moss's alleged leak of classified information.

Sharron Matthews and George Masswohl Return With Super Fun Sing-Along Photo Sharron Matthews and George Masswohl Return With Super Fun Sing-Along
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2017

Sharron Matthews (CBC's Frankie Drake Mysteries) and George Masswohl (Come From Away) return to Buddies In Bad Times for the 6th instalment of Toronto's favourite holiday tradition! Sharron and George's SUPER FUN CHRISTMAS SING-ALONG' is the holiday party to end all holiday parties! Don your Christmas sweater, grab your tambourine, kazoo and/or all your pals and prepare for the best evening of Christmas entertainment around!

BWW Review: Musical Stage Company's UNCOVERED is Unmissable Photo BWW Review: Musical Stage Company's UNCOVERED is Unmissable
by Taylor Long - Nov 15, 2017

What makes a show unmissable? The perfect combination of smart arrangements performed by an ensemble of artists who are the experts of their instruments. UNCOVERED is all of that. The annual concert, produced by the Musical Stage Company, pays tribute to some of the greatest musicians in the world. This year is no exception - the evening features the music of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, with music direction, vocal arrangements and orchestrations by Reza Jacobs.

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