OBIE Winner Melia Bensussen Named Artistic Director of Hartford StageOBIE Winner Melia Bensussen Named Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

David R. Jimenez, President of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, announces that OBIE Award-winning director Melia Bensussen has been named the next Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning theatre. She will assume the role in June. (more...)

Small Towns Offer Big Charm on Prince Edward Island this FallSmall Towns Offer Big Charm on Prince Edward Island this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

With a reputation as 'Canada's Food Island,' Prince Edward Island kicks off autumn with the annual Fall Flavours Festival, a celebration of authentic PEI tastes and traditions with culinary adventures, events, and specialty meals hosted by celebrity chefs scattered throughout the province. Local events such as Copper Pots at Copper Bottom, Taste of Georgetown, Savour Victoria and more let small towns share their local fare with visitors. (more...)

Firehall Arts Centre to Present Dora Award-Winning ELLE This February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Firehall Arts Centre will present Theatre Passe Muraille's ELLE from Today, February 8 to Saturday, February 18, 2017.  (more...)

Firehall Arts Centre to Present Dora Award-Winning ELLE This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Firehall Arts Centre will present Theatre Passe Muraille's ELLE from Wednesday, February 8 to Saturday, February 18, 2017.  (more...)

Cirque du Soleil to Celebrate 30th Anniversary, 16 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

On Monday 16 June 2014, Cirque du Soleil officially celebrates its 30th anniversary. Three decades ago, Cirque du Soleil was the dream of a small community of travelling performers in Quebec, Canada who would do anything to share their love of the circus. The family has grown since then and now includes thousands of dreamers-creators, artists, technicians and workers who toil in the shadows. The dream has become a symbol of Quebec pride, with the international entertainment company having brought 35 large-scale shows to life, 20 of which are still in operation. The company has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from close to 50 different countries. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Retrospective, Gala and More, 11/3-4 & Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

The Past Presidents Council of the Board of Hartford Stage invite you to save the dates for its 50th Anniversary celebrations, including a 50 Year Retrospective: A Conversation with all Five Artistic Directors on November 3, 2013; the Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Celebration on November 4, 2013; and the Party in the Paint Shop: 50th Anniversary Gala on April 26, 2014. (more...)

Hartford Stage Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Retrospective, Gala and More, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2013

The Past Presidents Council of the Board of Hartford Stage invite you to save the dates for its 50th Anniversary celebrations, including a 50 Year Retrospective: A Conversation with all Five Artistic Directors tonight, November 3, 2013; the Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Celebration on November 4, 2013; and the Party in the Paint Shop: 50th Anniversary Gala on April 26, 2014. (more...)

Dana Ivey, Richard Thomas & More Set for Hartford Stage's 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend, 11/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Dana Ivey, Richard Thomas, Bill Raymond and other notable actors and directors will lead the applause as Hartford Stage celebrates its 50th Anniversary. Three events create the capstone of the year-long festivities: same day performances of La Dispute and Macbeth on Saturday, November 2; a 50-Year Retrospective: A Conversation with all Five Artistic Directors at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 3; and the Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Monday, November 4. (more...)

Biennale de Lyon Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Today, September 12th, the 12th Biennale de Lyon opens its doors for three-and-a-half months of exhibitions, performances and other events. (more...)

Biennale de Lyon to Kick Off Sept 12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

On September 12th, the 12th Biennale de Lyon opens its doors for three-and-a-half months of exhibitions, performances and other events. (more...)

Hartford Stage to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Retrospective, Gala and More, 11/3-4 & 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

The Past Presidents Council of the Board of Hartford Stage invite you to save the dates for its 50th Anniversary celebrations, including a 50 Year Retrospective: A Conversation with all Five Artistic Directors on November 3, 2013; the Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Celebration on November 4, 2013; and the Party in the Paint Shop: 50th Anniversary Gala on April 26, 2014. (more...)

Videocabaret's THE WAR OF 1812 Continues at Young Centre, April 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

The remarkable unfolding of the Canadian universe, according to Michael Hollingsworth, continues with THE HISTORY OF THE VILLAGE OF THE SMALL HUTS, 1812-15, presented by VIDEOCABARET in association with the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

PHOTOS: Get a Peek at VideoCabaret's THE WAR OF 1812; Begins 4/9 at Young Centre for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2013

Toronto area theatre-lovers who were unable to get a ticket to the sold-out run at the Stratford Festival have got another chance. Tickets are now on sale at the Young Centre Box Office. The run begins Tues April 9. To order by telephone: 416-866-8666 / Online: www.youngcentre.ca / see it first: Previews just $20. (more...)

THE WAR OF 1812 Begins 4/9 at The Young Centre for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2013

Toronto area theatre-lovers who were unable to get a ticket to the sold-out run at the Stratford Festival have got another chance. Tickets are now on sale at the Young Centre Box Office. The run begins Tues April 9. To order by telephone: 416-866-8666 / Online: www.youngcentre.ca / see it first: Previews just $20. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

From its humble roots in a warehouse on Kinsley Street to its current national prominence as a Tony Award-winning theatre, Hartford Stage proclaims a new era today in announcing its 50th Anniversary Season, including classical repertory for a new generation; a world premiere musical-comedy; and a dynamic rejuvenation of its holiday favorite, A Christmas Carol, according to Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts. Having delighted millions of theatregoers over the past half-century - 110,000 this year alone, Hartford Stage has produced numerous plays with an enduring impact on the American theatre. (more...)

Hartford Stage Reveals 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

From its humble roots in a warehouse on Kinsley Street to its current national prominence as a Tony Award-winning theatre, Hartford Stage proclaims a new era today in announcing its 50th Anniversary Season, including classical repertory for a new generation; a world premiere musical-comedy; and a dynamic rejuvenation of its holiday favorite, A Christmas Carol, according to Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts. Having delighted millions of theatregoers over the past half-century - 110,000 this year alone, Hartford Stage has produced numerous plays with an enduring impact on the American theatre. (more...)

VideoCabaret presents The Life and Times of Mackenzie King, Previews 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

Previews start November 2 for VideoCabaret's The Life and Times of Mackenzie King, The History of the Village of the Small Huts, 1918-39 at The Cameron House, opening on November 10 for a limited run. (more...)

Hartford Stage Announces Darko Tresnjak as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Hartford Stage's Board of Directors, under the leadership of President Paul Bourdeau and Vice-President and search committee chair Jill Adams, announced today the appointment of Darko Tresnjak as the Tony Award-winning theatre's new Artistic Director, succeeding Michael Wilson. (more...)

VideoCabaret Remounts The Great War, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2010

In time for Armistice Day and the season of Remembrance, VideoCabaret remounts Michael Hollingsworth's acclaimed production of The Great War, which saw sold-out houses every night of its initial run this past spring. (more...)

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