New Shorts and Special Events Added to SUNDANCE Lineup New Shorts and Special Events Added to SUNDANCE Lineup
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Works selected across the Indie Episodic, Shorts and Special Events sections of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival were announced today, underlining Sundance Institute's commitment to showcasing bold independent storytelling regardless of form, format or length. (more...)

BWW Review: Iconic Music and Powerhouse Artists put Stevie Wonder and Prince Center Stage in UNCOVERED BWW Review: Iconic Music and Powerhouse Artists put Stevie Wonder and Prince Center Stage in UNCOVERED
by Isabella Perrone - Nov 6, 2019

When it comes to covering popular music, navigating the space between individual interpretation while still respecting the original artist's work could be a daunting task. And when the artists whose music is being covered are household names and legends in every way, there's also the need to ensure their fans appreciate the changes made in the reimagining. (more...)

DARK NIGHT CABARET Returns To Tweed This Month DARK NIGHT CABARET Returns To Tweed This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

One of Tweed & Company Theatre's most popular evenings of entertainment, THE DARK NIGHT CABARET, is returning this September 28th, and it is shaping up to be the most exciting one yet! This annual performance of all star Canadian talent performing their favourite song and dance numbers is always a sold out favourite, and this season features an impressive total of twelve professional Canadian Musical Theatre performers; some favourite performers from past productions, and some favourites on the Toronto stage but new to Tweed & Co. (more...)

The Royal Conservatory Of Music Announces 2019-20 Concert Season The Royal Conservatory Of Music Announces 2019-20 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, today revealed details of the diverse concerts that will make up the 11th concert season, during which Koerner Hall turns 10 years old. (more...)

BWW Review: UNCOVERED: JONI MITCHELL & CAROLE KING Re-imagines the 21st Century's Biggest Singer-Songwriter Hits BWW Review: UNCOVERED: JONI MITCHELL & CAROLE KING Re-imagines the 21st Century's Biggest Singer-Songwriter Hits
by Isabella Perrone - Nov 18, 2018

What happens when you put eight accomplished singers, two dynamic actresses, and a back-up band that steals the show more than once? You get UNCOVERED: JONI MITCHELL & CAROLE KING. (more...)

Art Of Time Ensemble Presents Festival Of Protest Music: ALL WE ARE SAYING Art Of Time Ensemble Presents Festival Of Protest Music: ALL WE ARE SAYING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Art of Time Ensemble is proud to present All We Are Saying: An Abridged History of Protest Music, a festival-style concert featuring a program of protest music that spans musical genres and historical contexts. The festival, running Thursday May 10 to Saturday May 12, consists of two different programs of music over three nights at Harbourfront Centre Theatre: The Songs Program and The Classical & Folk Program. (more...)

Art Of Time Ensemble Presents A Different Holiday Concert Art Of Time Ensemble Presents A Different Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

In what is now a tradition, the acclaimed Art of Time Ensemble presents its popular holiday concert, To All a Good Night 3, at Harbourfront Centre Theatre from December 14 - December 16. The third annual edition of the show includes wintery tunes, holiday songs, fresh new material, extraordinary musicianship and lots of surprises for audiences with a broader range of styles than at any other seasonal concert. (more...)

BWW Review: Musical Stage Company's UNCOVERED is Unmissable 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. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 30th Annual Women's Blues Revue
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

For 30 years the Women's Blues Revue has been bringing blues lovers together for an evening honouring the contributions to the genre of some of Canada's finest musicians. Over the years, the Women's Blues revue has brought artists like Serena Ryder, Molly Johnson, Amanda Marshall, Jackie Richardson, Sass Jordan and more together on the stage to celebrate the past, present and future of blues music in Canada. (more...)

Toronto Premiere of SHE SAID/HE SAID Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Imani Enterprises presents the Toronto premiere of She Said/He Said, created and directed by award-winning artist Anne-Marie Woods (aka Amani). She Said/He Said is a play where spoken word, theatre, conflict and comedy join hands for a tragi-comic and complex look at relationships. The female/male rapport is laid bare in this battle of wits with the multi-talented Woods starring as SHE and Dora Mavor Moore Award winner Matthew G Brown as HE. She Said/He Said runs Wednesday, September 14 through Sunday, September 18 (with Media Night September 15) at Native Earth's AKI Studio (inside Daniels Spectrum) in Regent Park. (more...)

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts announced the details of its exciting 2016-2017 Season last night. (more...)

Andrew Craig's Final 'Gospel Christmas' Set for River Run Centre, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

 Andrew Craig's Gospel Christmas, a joy-filled holiday favourite, returns to the River Run Centre's Main Stage on Sunday, December 20 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

The Royal Conservatory Announces December & January Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

If you are already dreading the hustle of the upcoming holidays, The Royal Conservatory of Music is the perfect place to relax and gather strength for the holidays as well as to de-stress in the New Year. There is variety of concerts to choose from in December and January, either for yourself or to give as presents: Tallis Scholars offer a concert of Christmas music; birthdays of Oscar Peterson, Frank Sinatra, and Yehudi Menuhin are celebrated; and one can bring their entire family to the first performance of the Family Concerts series, Routes of Andalucia. (more...)

Young People's Theatre to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

YPT's 'A Wonder-Filled Evening" Gala set to gather celebrated actors and showcase the best of the multi-award winning company Young People's Theatre (YPT) is turning 50! For five decades YPT has entertained, engaged and created magical experiences for children. In celebration of this milestone event, this multi-award-winning company will be hosting a celebrity-studded gala fundraiser inspired by this year's upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz! The event will be held on Thursday, October 29 at the stunning Arcadian Court. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Hosts LUMINOUS Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

Dazzling entertainment, a sumptuous cocktail di'natoire, and exciting live and silent auctions await Centaur Theatre guests at this year's LUMINOUS Gala tonight, September 29. (more...)

Centaur Theatre to Host LUMINOUS Gala, Sept 29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Dazzling entertainment, a sumptuous cocktail di'natoire, and exciting live and silent auctions await Centaur Theatre guests at this year's LUMINOUS Gala on September 29. (more...)

Famous PEOPLE Players to Honor David Clayton-Thomas, April 19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Famous PEOPLE Players will honor David Clayton-Thomas of 'Blood Sweat and Tears' on Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 5 to 9 p.m. (more...)

Graham Scott Fleming to Play Charlie Price in Toronto's KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2014

The Toronto premiere of KINKY BOOTS has found its Charlie Price. Multiple entertainment industry professionals have been tweeting the last few days congratulating Graham Scott Fleming on being cast as the coveted role in the Tony Award-winning musical. (more...)

BWW Preview: Monday Night Live " A Cabaret Evening to Support Theatre Museum Canada
by Dennis Kucherawy - Nov 30, 2014

Did you attend Acting Up Stage Company's recent 'Uncovered-Billy Joel and Elton John' concerts? If not, you missed a sensational performance by Jackie Richardson. But fear not, you'll get another chance to experience our national treasure when she performs with some of our most accomplished musical theatre talents this Monday, Dec. 1st. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE: Song List Announced for Acting Up Stage's Uncovered: Billy Joel and Elton John
by Dennis Kucherawy - Nov 5, 2014

In just over two weeks since she wowed crowds at Soulpepper's Global Cabaret, the great Jackie Richardson joins some of Canada's finest musical theatre talent to celebrate the ;music of Billy Joel and Elton John. Following last year's sold-out Sting concert, 'Uncovered: Billy Joel & Elton John,' this is Acting Up Stage Company's eighth annual concert dedicated to the musical catalogue of a pop star. And for the first time this year, the company has added a second concert to meet demand. The concert will take place Wednesday and Thursday Nov. 12th and 13th at Toronto's Koerner Hall in the Telus Centre for Performance and Learning, aka the Royal Conservatory of Music. Show time is 8 p.m. (more...)

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