First 'Relaxed Performance' at the VPP a Huge SuccessFirst 'Relaxed Performance' at the VPP a Huge Success
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2018

Victoria Playhouse Petrolia (VPP) hosted a unique performance of GOOD OL' COUNTRY GOSPEL last night, in partnership with Community Living Wallaceburg. Referred to as a 'relaxed performance' the audience was filled with members of the community with sensory sensitivities, alongside their supporters, family and friends. Depending on the content of the show, various changes are made to the sound, lighting and overall guest experience to accommodate those attending. Over 150 patrons filled the theatre and had their spirits uplifted with the beautiful gospel music, singing and clapping along with the performers and even dancing from the audience. (more...)

HERE'S TO LIFE Comes to the Lula Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Many of Canada's top theatre talent will be hitting the stage at Lula Lounge this upcoming Monday, October 3rd.  Presented by ONE NIGHTSTAND RECORDS, and RUTHERFORD MANG INC., HERE'S TO LIFE - An Evening of Cabaret and Celebration is the inaugural concert in support of The Leanne Mang Foundation. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Hughes and Callandra Dendias in DEFYING GRAVITY
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 21, 2013

This past Tuesday 2013 Bistro Award winner Michael Hughes was reunited on stage with one of his best friend's (Mamma Mia's Callandra Dendias) for a very special cabaret which paid tribute to the music of Academy Award Winner Stephen Schwartz (with some Disney thrown in for good measure). Joining this dynamite duo were special guests Kritty Uranowski, John Connolly, Lindsey Frazier, Joel Cumber and Mark Selby on the piano. BWW has photos from the special night. (more...)

Toronto's Jazz Bistro Presents DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ will be presented tonight, June 18th at Toronto's Jazz Bistro. The 9 p.m. performance features vocalists, Michael Hughes (2013 New York City Bistro Award Winner, MICKEY & JUDY) and Callandra Dendias (Toronto's MAMMA MIA!), who last joined forces in 2010 for their sold-out concer t"Unexpressed" at the Berkeley Street Theatre, will reunite for DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ. With performances by special guests, including multiple East Coast Music Award nominee, John Connolly, Lindsey Frazier (star of Neptune Theatre's LEGALLY BLONDE), singer/songwriter Kritty Uranowski (Patti Cake), newcomer Joel Cumber, and accompanist Mark Selby. (more...)

Michael Hughes, Callandra Dendias & More Set for DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ at Jazz Bistro Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Vocalists, Michael Hughes (2013 New York City Bistro Award Winner, Mickey & Judy) and Callandra Dendias (Toronto's Mamma Mia!), who last joined forces in 2010 for their sold-out concert 'Unexpressed' at the Berkeley Street Theatre, will reunite for Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz tonight, June 18th at Toronto's Jazz Bistro. (more...)

Michael Hughes, Callandra Dendias & More Set for DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ at Jazz Bistro, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

Vocalists, Michael Hughes (2013 New York City Bistro Award Winner, Mickey & Judy) and Callandra Dendias (Toronto's Mamma Mia!), who last joined forces in 2010 for their sold-out concert "Unexpressed" at the Berkeley Street Theatre, will reunite for Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz on June 18th at Toronto's Jazz Bistro. With performances by special guests, including multiple East Coast Music Award nominee, John Connolly, Lindsey Frazier (star of Neptune Theatre's Legally Blonde), singer/songwriter Kritty Uranowski (Patti Cake), newcomer Joel Cumber, and accompanist Mark Selby. (more...)

BWW TV: Unexpressed: Evening of Songs from the Heart
by Kelly Cameron - Feb 14, 2010

Acting Up Stage's popular Dark Night Cabaret series was kicked off in early February with Unexpressed: An Evening of Songs from the Heart featuring Michael Hughes with special guest Callandra Dendias. These are two of Toronto's most promising young stars, and here we have them singing Suddenly Seymour from Little Shop of Horrors. (more...)

Acting Upstage Theatre Company Presents Their 'Dark Knight' Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2010

Acting Upstage Theatre Company presents the first of their 'Dark Night' Cabaret Series at the Berkeley Street Theatre, February 2, 2010 at 8:00 PM; tickets are $15 (more...)

Unexpressed: An Evening of Songs from the Heart at the Berkeley Street Theatre 02/02
by Kelly Cameron - Jan 31, 2010

Michael Hughes (with special guest Callandra Dendias) come to The Berkeley Street Theatre to present the first in the new 'Dark Night' Cabaret Series. Unexpressed: An Evening of Songs from the Heart plays February 2nd, 2010 at 8PM (more...)

Acting Upstage Theatre Company Presents Their 'Dark Knight' Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2010

Acting Upstage Theatre Company presents the first of their 'Dark Night' Cabaret Series at the Berkeley Street Theatre, February 2, 2010 at 8:00 PM; tickets are $15 (more...)