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Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Dec 9, 2023

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of 'As You Like It' is fun and playful, and it often feels that the cast, creative team, and audience are having an absolute blast together. With a strong team both on and off the stage, there’s an ease and joy that permeates every aspect of the production that’s undeniable.

Cast and Creative Team Set for Holiday Production of AS YOU LIKE IT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2023

Shakespeare Theatre Company has revealed the cast and creative team for the holiday production of As You Like It, playing in STC's Harman Hall DEC 2 – 31.

International Contemporary Ensemble Releases AFTERWORD: AN OPERA IN TWO ACTS By George Lewis
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2023

International Contemporary Ensemble has released Afterword: An Opera in Two Acts by George Lewis. Lewis's first opera premiered in 2015 and is now available on New Focus Recordings/TUNDRA.

International Contemporary Ensemble Releases AFTERWORD: AN OPERA IN TWO ACTS By George Lewis
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2023

International Contemporary Ensemble releases Afterword: An Opera in Two Acts by George Lewis on Friday, October 6, 2023 on New Focus Recordings/TUNDRA.

Review: Holiday Classic WHITE CHRISTMAS Takes the Stage At Shaw Festival
by Michael Rabice - Nov 29, 2022

Christmas traditions may come and go, but watching the film WHITE CHRISTMAS has always been an obligatory part of the holiday season for me. And for the past 20 years or so, audiences can experience Irving Berlin's classic  live on stage. The Shaw Festival is presenting their joyous version this year on the Festival stage and the result is pure technicolor heaven.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL and WHITE CHRISTMAS Announced For The Shaw's Holiday Season Begins
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2022

Two timeless holiday tales, guaranteed to make spirits bright in young and old alike, begin previews at The Shaw. The Festival's holiday spirits, um spirit, will take over the Royal George Theatre on November 9 with the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. Irving Berlin's White Christmas, his adored musical homage to romance and snow, follows merrily along on November 18 at the Festival Theatre.

Cast And Creatives Announced For A CHRISTMAS CAROL And Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS At Shaw Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

The Shaw's 2022 season comes to a merry close with Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol and Irving Berlin's White Christmas – two classic holiday tales guaranteed to thaw the frostiest of hearts and make spirits bright in young and old alike.

CYRANO DE BERGERAC to Return to the Shaw Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022

Everyone’s favourite lovelorn duellist is returning to the Shaw Festival. The Chris Abraham-directed, Kate Hennig-adapted Cyrano de Bergerac, Edmond Rostand’s tale of unrequited and selfless love, begins previews Sunday, March 20 at the Royal George Theatre.

Casting And Creative Teams Announced for Shaw Festival's 60th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

Artistic Director Tim Carroll has announced casting and creative teams for the Shaw Festival’s 60th anniversary season.

BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT Gets a 1960s Makeover at Edmonton's Citadel Theatre
by Sarah Dussome - Feb 23, 2020

Shakespeare's 1599 comedy gets a 1960s makeover! Complete with professional wrestling and 25 Beatles hits, As You Like It is a rollicking comedic triumph.

Smash Hit AS YOU LIKE IT Lands At Citadel
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 13, 2020

a?oe[Daryl Cloran's] As You Like It is a unique phenomenon.a?? So said Christopher Gaze, artistic director of Vancouver's Bard on the Beach Festival, in an announcement that the festival would be extending by one full week due to the unprecedented success of As You Like It a?" a first for the festival's 30-year history.

Imago Theatre Presents THE DECEMBER MAN For 30th Anniversary Of Polytechnique Shooting
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2019

On December 7 at 7:00pm at Dawson College Theatre, Imago Theatre in association with the Dawson College Peace Centre will present a reading of Colleen Murphy's The December Man with a renowned Canadian creative team to commemorate the 14 lives lost in the Ecole Polytechnique shooting and fundraise for the women's shelter Chez Doris. The December Man focuses on the lives of Jean Fournier, a young engineering student who witnessed the Polytechnique massacre, and his parents, Kathleen and Benoît, as they struggle to cope in the aftermath of a violent hate crime. The December Man is an intimately human story about family, courage, survival, the depths of love and the scar tissue marks of hate. 

A New Adaptation Of CYRANO DE BERGERAC Begins Previews At The Shaw
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2019

Chris Abraham directs a new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, Edmond Rostand's romantic tale of unrequited and selfless love. Translated from French to English, Associate Artistic Director Kate Hennig's version is presented in prose, yet it thrillingly preserves the poetic beauty of Rostand's original verse. Cyrano de Bergerac begins previews Saturday, July 27 at the Royal George Theatre.

ALICE THE MAGNET Comes to Toronto
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2018

Jay Turvey directs Alice the Magnet, an unsettling new comedy by Erin Courtney about a self-help guru whose vision for Utopia is threatened by an increasingly popular Trump-like demagogue. The Canadian Premiere of Alice the Magnet begins previews on November 28 at The Commons Theatre.

Shaw Festival's OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR Explores Canadian Voices
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2018

Niagara-on-the-Lake's World War I connections - from residents who enlisted to the garrisoned troops being entertained in the Royal George Theatre - are highlighted in director Peter Hinton's re-improvised Oh What a Lovely War. With music direction by Paul Sportelli and movement direction by Alexis Milligan, this provocative production about the theatre of war begins previews at the Royal George Theatre on July 14.

Before Stratford And Shaw, They Trained At The Canadian College Of Performing Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2018

Nationally renowned director/choreographer Jacques Lemay heads to Toronto this February to uncover Canada's emerging artists as part of the Canadian College of Performing Arts (CCPA)'s National Audition Tour.

Menken & Spencer's THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ Slates Developmental Reading at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the staged reading of the new musical The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, with book and lyrics by David Spencer (The Fabulist), music Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors), and based on the novel by Mordecai Richler, for two performances only Monday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).

Artistic Director Tim Carroll Announces Casting For The 2018 Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Artistic Director Tim Carroll announces the Shaw Festival's 2018 ensemble. This season's 56 actors will take to the stage in 14 productions, plus numerous Secret Theatre experiences.

Shaw Festival to Stage Interactive ANDROCLES AND THE LION
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Under the direction of Artistic Director Tim Carroll, Bernard Shaw's charming retelling of the beloved Aesop fable Androcles and the Lion is an interactive spur-of-the-moment theatre experience. The fusing of audience engagement with music and song, along with Shaw's delightful text, creates a distinctly different performance every time. Previews of Androcles and the Lion begin June 6 at the Court House Theatre.

Musical Comedy ME AND MY GIRL to Launch Tim Carroll's First Shaw Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The delightful musical-comedy Me and My Girl launches Tim Carroll's first season as the Shaw Festival's artistic director.


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