Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With SPEND YOUR KIDS' INHERITANCE At Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With SPEND YOUR KIDS' INHERITANCE At Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

SPEND YOUR KIDS' INHERITANCE is a reverse coming-of-age musical about four seniors who plot to regain their independence. 2019 Canadian Comedy Award winner, Andrew Lamb, director of the hit musical My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, directs this new musical premiere at the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, at the Toronto Fringe, July 4-14, 2019. (more...)

Canadian Comedy Award Winner Directs New Musical SPEND YOUR KIDS' INHERITANCE Canadian Comedy Award Winner Directs New Musical SPEND YOUR KIDS' INHERITANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

SPEND YOUR KIDS' INHERITANCE is a reverse coming-of-age musical about four seniors who plot to regain their independence. 2019 Canadian Comedy Award winner, Andrew Lamb, director of the hit musical My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, directs this new musical premiere at the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, at the Toronto Fringe, July 4-14, 2019. (more...)

CLUSTER FUCKED: A New Show Comes To FringeToronto CLUSTER FUCKED: A New Show Comes To FringeToronto
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

Cluster Fucked is a fast-paced, angry, hilarious and unnerving romp exploring the industrial production of social identities. Who do they think you are? The show uses verbatim excerpts from industry publications to explore how people are assigned to manufactured social groups ("Asian Sophisticates" for example, or "Urban Digerati" or "Arts and Affluence" or "Silver Linings") in order to manage and persuade populations. (more...)

LIVING WILL Premieres At The Toronto Fringe LIVING WILL Premieres At The Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

Living Will examines the power dynamics between family members in crisis and depicts how relationships can be changed irrevocably when the web of life is broken. Andrea Davis and Abraham Asto play siblings Annie and Galen, who struggle to understand how to care for their ailing father. (more...)

LIVING WILL Premieres At The Toronto Fringe LIVING WILL Premieres At The Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

The Toronto Fringe Festival presents the premier of Living Will by Helen-Claire Tingling, directed by Jillian Rees-Brown. (more...)

CLUSTER FUCKED: A New Show Comes To FringeToronto CLUSTER FUCKED: A New Show Comes To FringeToronto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Cluster Fucked is a fast-paced, angry, hilarious and unnerving romp exploring the industrial production of social identities. Who do they think you are? The show uses verbatim excerpts from industry publications to explore how people are assigned to manufactured social groups ("Asian Sophisticates" for example, or "Urban Digerati" or "Arts and Affluence" or "Silver Linings") in order to manage and persuade populations. (more...)

NightShift Theatre to Bring SNAP! to Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Snap! The world is on its last nerve, but in one small room, one anger management counselor is hoping to make a difference. In these days of rampant road rage, heated political rallies and protests in the street, Snap! is a hilarious look at five ordinary people in a world on the brink of a global temper tantrum. (more...)

NightShift Theatre to Bring SNAP! to Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Snap! The world is on its last nerve, but in one small room, one anger management counselor is hoping to make a difference. In these days of rampant road rage, heated political rallies and protests in the street, Snap! is a hilarious look at five ordinary people in a world on the brink of a global temper tantrum. (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for BILLY ELLIOT's Opening Night at the Pantages Theatre!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Apr 17, 2012

blurbThe U.S. National Tour of the 2009 Tony Award winning musical BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL officially opened in Los Angeles April 12, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited 5 week engagement through May 13. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Choreography Shines in Fox Theatre Production of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by Chris Gibson - Nov 5, 2011

The stage continues to mine the movies for product, and sometimes it strikes gold (High Fidelity-although not hugely successful was, for me a better musical than a movie) and sometimes it strikes tin. The hugely acclaimed and multi-awarded BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL falls into the latter category, taking a gloriously fine and moving film and turning it into a bloated, tuneless production that's only saved by the winning performance of its lead (which rotates between four young lads) and some dazzling choreography Unfortunately, it tries too hard to cram into far too many plot elements, clocking in at almost three hours. And, it features a legendary pop tunesmith's worst work to date, leaving its audience with nary a hummable song in its score. It's a real shame because there are absolutely electric moments to be found here and there. But, too often, what worked on the big screen doesn't make the transition to the stage in smooth fashion. (more...)

Toronto's BILLY ELLIOT Welcomes Julian Elia, David Keeley et al. this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Weinstein Live Entertainment - have announced today that there are some new additions to the Toronto cast of BILLY ELLIOT, now in its fifth month at the Canon Theatre. Over the coming weeks, five Canadian actors will join the cast, three in major roles. (more...)

Toronto's BILLY ELLIOT Welcomes David Keeley and Jake Epstein
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2011

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Weinstein Live Entertainment - have announced today that there are some new additions to the Toronto cast of BILLY ELLIOT, now in its fifth month at the Canon Theatre. Over the coming weeks, five Canadian actors will join the cast, three in major roles. (more...)