Common Boots Theatre presents THE STORY at Christie Pits Park, Dec 11-30Common Boots Theatre presents THE STORY at Christie Pits Park, Dec 11-30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Common Boots Theatre returns to outdoor winter theatre with Martha Ross's award-winning THE STORY, presented in association with Soulpepper Theatre as part of their annual Family Festival, December 11-30, 2017 at Christie Pits Park. (more...)

Common Boots Theatre's TAILS FROM THE CITY Enchants at Evergreen Brick Works Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Starring the wild animals who prowl Toronto's backyards, ravines and city streets, COMMON BOOTS THEATRE (formerly Theatre Columbus) presents TAILS FROM THE CITY, a new play by award-winning playwright Marjorie Chan with the company, directed by Jennifer Brewin, outdoors at Toronto's historic Evergreen Brick Works from tonight, December 10 - 30, 2015. (more...)

Common Boots Theatre's TAILS FROM THE CITY to Enchant at Evergreen Brick Works This Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Starring the wild animals who prowl Toronto's backyards, ravines and city streets, COMMON BOOTS THEATRE (formerly Theatre Columbus) presents TAILS FROM THE CITY, a new play by award-winning playwright Marjorie Chan with the company, directed by Jennifer Brewin, outdoors at Toronto's historic Evergreen Brick Works from December 10 - 30, 2015. (more...)

Peter Hinton to Direct Factory's BOMBAY BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Poetic, mythic, and brave - Factory presents BOMBAY BLACK by Anosh Irani, directed by Peter Hinton, and presented with an all-male cast starring Kawa Ada, Howard J. Davis, and Azeem Nathoo. Part of Factory's Naked Season, this revival ofBOMBAY BLACK will focus on Irani's evocative text and the transformative power of performance. (more...)

BWW Review: Factory Theatre's AGE OF AROUSAL is Anything But Gritty
by Jason Carlos - Oct 23, 2015

Nina Lee Aquino, Artistic Director of the Factory Theatre describes their 2015/2016 Naked Season as 'pure theatrical encounters between the audience, the actor, the text, and the empty space that we all temporarily share'. Unfortunately, what was supposed to be reimagined, stripped down retelling of gritty Canadian plays, turned out to be a lacklustre and dull night at the theatre. (more...)

Factory to Present BANANA BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

What exactly is a banana boy? To a group of Asian-Canadian men in their twenties, it's a peculiar predicament; "growing up yellow on the outside, and white on the inside." Factory presents BANANA BOYS, written by Leon Aureus, adapted from the novel by Terry Woo, and directed by Factory Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino.  (more...)

Factory to Present AGE OF AROUSAL - Stripped Naked
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

FACTORY presents The Naked Season 2015/16CANADIAN CLASSICS REIMAGINED (more...)

Factory Theatre Announces 2015-16 Season
by Alan Henry - Jun 24, 2015

Factory Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino has invited five outstanding directors and champions of Canadian theatre to engage Toronto audiences with new, bold interpretations of six classic Canadian plays, stripped down to their most striking elements. Text, actors, audience - these are the fundamental building blocks for each production that will showcase the directors' visions for these Canadian classics, which should and must be experienced again. (more...)

THE PUBLIC SERVANT Sells Out at GCTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Great Canadian Theatre Company is ending its 2014-2015 season with a smash hit. Today, the theatre announced its production of The Public Servant is completely sold out. Since opening night on June 4th, the Box Office has been inundated with hundreds of calls a day, quickly selling out all available tickets not held by subscribers. The show runs until June 21 and cannot be extended due to artist availability. There may be tickets returned to the Box Office and resold to people who come to the theatre thirty minutes before each performance. (more...)

THE PUBLIC SERVANT Comes to Great Canadian Theatre Company Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Great Canadian Theatre Company is thrilled to unveil the secret life of The Public Servant.  This poignant comedy celebrates the often un-sung heroes who work in government, day in and day out, for all Canadians. (more...)

THE PUBLIC SERVANT Comes to Great Canadian Theatre Company This June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Great Canadian Theatre Company is thrilled to unveil the secret life of The Public Servant.  This poignant comedy celebrates the often un-sung heroes who work in government, day in and day out, for all Canadians. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature NIRBHAYA, REFUGE & More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown have announced Nightwood Theatre's 2015/2016 Season. In our 36th season we continue to produce work that confronts some of the most relevant issues of our times. From shattering the culture of shame in gender-based violence (Nirbhaya), to exposing the pitfalls of Canada's refugee system (Refuge), from unearthing the buried history of slaves in Salem (Obeah Opera), to the clash of idealism and bureaucracy (The Public Servant), the issues raised in these plays will ignite a compelling dialogue with our audience. (more...)

Theatre Aquarius to Present DEAD METAPHOR, 3/11-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Dean is a young ex-sniper, just back from Afghanistan, struggling to find work. His family is disintegrating before his eyes; his wife is ready to divorce him a second time, yet players on both ends of the political spectrum find Dean's special talents oddly appealing. George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor has been called "A killer comedy by a master playwright in top form". (more...)

Theatre Aquarius Presents DEAD METAPHOR, Now thru 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Dean is a young ex-sniper, just back from Afghanistan, struggling to find work. His family is disintegrating before his eyes; his wife is ready to divorce him a second time, yet players on both ends of the political spectrum find Dean's special talents oddly appealing. George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor has been called 'A killer comedy by a master playwright in top form'. (more...)

Theatre Aquarius to Present DEAD METAPHOR, 3/11-28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Dean is a young ex-sniper, just back from Afghanistan, struggling to find work. His family is disintegrating before his eyes; his wife is ready to divorce him a second time, yet players on both ends of the political spectrum find Dean's special talents oddly appealing. George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor has been called "A killer comedy by a master playwright in top form". (more...)

DEATH MARRIED MY DAUGHTER, THREADS, POLLY POLLY and More Win Patron's Pick at 2013 Toronto Fringe Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

The 2013 Toronto Fringe Festival celebrated its annual Awards Ceremony on July 10. Starting at 9pm in the Fringe Club (in the parking lot behind Honest Ed's), educative director Kelly Straughan announced several awards, including the much anticipated Patrons' Pick. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2012 Dora Mavor Moore Awards
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 29, 2012

The 2012 Dora Mavor Moore Awards took place this past Monday night, honouring the best of the best of the past year in Toronto theatre. The evening featured a pre-show VIP reception at The Sony Centre, a gala awards ceremony and the ever popular street party that takes place after the show under the stars on Front St. BWW was on hand to bring you pictures from the event and all the winners! (more...)

TOPDOG UNDERDOG, CRASH, CAROLINE OR CHANGE and More Take Toronto's Top 2012 Dora Awards - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 25, 2012

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)honors extraordinary talent in the Toronto performing arts community as they host the 33rd annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards tonight, Monday, June 25, at the St. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts in the Bluma Appel Theater. As with all awards, BroadwayWorld brings you full coverage of the ceremony. Keep checking back as the list of winners is updated below! And stay tuned in the next couple of days for special photo coverage! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2011

In keeping with WAM's double philanthropic mission, a portion of proceeds from the production will be donated to The Berkshire United Way Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative. The production closes November 20 at Barrington Stage Company Stage 2 in Pittsfield. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2011

WAM Theatre's November Production of ‘The Attic, The Pearls and Three Fine Girls' is a comedy collectively written by Jennifer Brewin, Leah Cherniak, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Alisa Palmer and Martha Ross. (more...)

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