Wade Lynch To Direct GLENDA'S KITCHEN Remount
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Opening July 13 is a cabaret matinee that offers a taste of the Island, literally and culturally! Glenda's Kitchen returns after a successful debut at The Charlottetown Festival last summer, and will feature a beloved and familiar name in the director's chair. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for ANNE OF GREEN GABLES - THE MUSICAL at Charlottetown Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Complete casting has been announced for Anne of Green Gables-The Musical at The Charlottetown Festival. The Adam Brazier-directed production is undergoing a major three-year revival, with new sets, costumes, sound design, even a new Green Gables house, and many more surprises to be unveiled over the next three summers. (more...)

Attend the Tale of SWEENEY TODD, Starring Benedict Campbell, at Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Jackie Maxwell concludes her 14-year tenure as the Shaw Festival's Artistic Director with Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – A Musical Thriller, by legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim. Previews of her production of this compelling musical thriller, with its unusual take on the notion of “eat or be eaten”, began its limited run July 17 – with additional matinees already added for October 18 and 19. (more...)

Announcing The Nominees For The 2014 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; Voting Now Open!
by Alan Henry - Nov 14, 2014

I am pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards. The response this year from Toronto's theatre community and fans has been incredible. The BroadwayWorld Awards are an award decided by the fans - from nominations all the way to selecting the final winner. (more...)

Julie Martell, Patrick McManus, Charlie Gallant, Fiona Reid and More Set for Shaw Festival's 2015 Season; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

The Shaw Festival today announced principal casting and creative team details for its 54th season. (more...)

Canadian Stage to Present LONDON ROAD, 1/19-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Canadian Stage brings England's London Road to Toronto with North American premiere of 5-star musical documentary Written by Alecky Blythe and Tony Award-winning composer Adam Cork; directed by Jackie Maxwell at the Bluma Appel Theatre January 19 to February 9, 2014 Toronto, ON - Canadian Stage presents the North American premiere of London Road, the captivating 5-star hit from the UK created by playwright Alecky Blythe and set to music Tony Award-winning composer Adam Cork. Part musical, part documentary, the new Canadian production is directed by the Shaw Festival's artistic director Jackie Maxwell with music direction by Reza Jacobs. Featuring a stellar ensemble cast (Sean Arbuckle, Damien Atkins, Ben Carlson, Michelle Fisk, Deborah Hay, George Masswohl, Julain Molnar, Glynis Ranney, Fiona Reid, Steve Ross and Shawn Wright) London Road transforms the stage at the Bluma Appel Theatre (27 Front St. E) from January 19 to February 9, 2014. (more...)

BWW Interviews: MAKING LOVE IN A CANOE with Kyle Golemba and Adam White
by Kelly Cameron - Oct 25, 2013

Canadians are a unique bunch of people, polite to a fault, humble and extremely freaking talented. The problem is, we often don't boast our talents because of the aforementioned polite, humble qualities. Kyle Golemba and Adam White are seeking to boast about our awesome musical theatre talent on Monday night at the CD release party for MAKING LOVE IN A CANOE - an album featuring 15 different all-Canadian songs from our best and brightest. Both of them sat down and spoke with BWW about Canadian traditions, Canadian talent, Timbits and beer! (more...)

Canadian Stage Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2013

Canadian Stage today announced additional details about the 2013.2014 theatre season, including casting for London Road, the musical documentary directed by Jackie Maxwell with musical direction by Reza Jacobs, on stage at the Bluma Appel Theatre from January 19 to February 9, 2014. The 5-star hit from London, England will have its Canadian premiere with an all-star cast of some of the country's most talented performers: Sean Arbuckle, Damien Atkins, Ben Carlson, Michelle Fisk, Deborah Hay, George Masswohl, Julain Molnar, Glynnis Ranney, Fiona Reid and Shawn Wright. (more...)

Celebrated Shaw Actors Give Voice To Contemporary Theatre’s Most Illustrious Playwrights In Upcoming Shaw Festival Season!
by Patrick Nugent - Nov 21, 2012

For the last decade, the Shaw Festival has been introducing contemporary theatre's most illustrious playwrights into the playbill alongside their classical forebears. Like Bernard Shaw himself, these writers delight in questioning assumptions, subverting expectations and creating compelling theatre that unites head and heart. The 2013 season goes even further with the inclusion of plays by Brian Friel, Tom Stoppard, John Murrell and Adam Guettel. (more...)

LKTYP Presents Final Performance of Leslie Arden's THE PRINCESS & THE HANDMAIDEN,12/30
by Romina Oliverio - Dec 30, 2009

A holiday treat awaits theatre-bound families as the Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People presents the World Premiere of Leslie Arden's 'The Princess & the Handmaiden'. Directed by Allen MacInnis, the show will be presented on the Mainstage from November 15 to December 30, 2009. (more...)

LKTYP Presents World Premiere of Leslie Arden's THE PRINCESS & THE HANDMAIDEN, 11/15-12/30
by Romina Oliverio - Nov 19, 2009

A holiday treat awaits theatre-bound families as the Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People presents the World Premiere of Leslie Arden's 'The Princess & the Handmaiden'. Directed by Allen MacInnis, the show will be presented on the Mainstage from November 15 to December 30, 2009. (more...)

Toronto's Elgin Theatre Presents ANNE OF GREEN GABLES 5/7-24
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2009

Aubrey Dan is pleased to present live onstage, the Canadian classic Anne of Green Gables - The Musical ? , a co-production between Dancap Productions Inc. and The Charlottetown Festival, P.E.I. Based on L.M. Montgomery?s popular novel, Canada?s longest-running musical and a most beloved export; Anne ? brings Montgomery?s pages to life onstage. It tells the story of freckle-faced Anne Shirley with her fiery temper, passion for melodrama and penchant for misadventures as she brings laughter, love and more than a little consternation to the village of Avonlea. Anne ? runs from May 7 to 24, 2009 at Toronto?s Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street (at Queen). Tickets are available now by phone at 416-644-3665 or online at dancaptickets.com and start as low as $25. Opening night is Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Toronto's Elgin Theatre Presents ANNE OF GREEN GABLES 5/7-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2009

Aubrey Dan is pleased to present live onstage, the Canadian classic Anne of Green Gables - The Musical ? , a co-production between Dancap Productions Inc. and The Charlottetown Festival, P.E.I. Based on L.M. Montgomery?s popular novel, Canada?s longest-running musical and a most beloved export; Anne ? brings Montgomery?s pages to life onstage. It tells the story of freckle-faced Anne Shirley with her fiery temper, passion for melodrama and penchant for misadventures as she brings laughter, love and more than a little consternation to the village of Avonlea. Anne ? runs from May 7 to 24, 2009 at Toronto?s Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street (at Queen). Tickets are available now by phone at 416-644-3665 or online at dancaptickets.com and start as low as $25. Opening night is Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 7:30pm. (more...)