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Young People's Theatre Presents Canadian Premiere Of THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO Photo Young People's Theatre Presents Canadian Premiere Of THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Young People's Theatre (YPT) is thrilled to announce that this year's holiday musical is the Canadian premiere of The Adventures of Pinocchio! Multi-award-winning actor Sheila McCarthy returns to YPT after more than 35 years to direct this rollicking new musical, which follows the beloved marionette on his mischievous quest to become a real human being. The Adventures of Pinocchio will be presented on the Mainstage from November 11, 2019 to January 5, 2020.

YPT Presents World Premiere Of Kevin Dyer's UNDER THE STAIRS Photo YPT Presents World Premiere Of Kevin Dyer's UNDER THE STAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Young People's Theatre (YPT) will present the World Premiere of Under the Stairs by acclaimed British playwright Kevin Dyer on the Mainstage, April 1 to 16, 2019.

BWW: Review: Nothing Accidental About MARY AND MAX's Success at Theatre Calgary Photo BWW: Review: Nothing Accidental About MARY AND MAX's Success at Theatre Calgary
by Vicki Trask - Oct 24, 2018

Last week marked the world premiere of Mary and Max, a touching story of friendship and the ultimate power of words. I was grateful to sit in the audience and experience the magic of opening weekend at Theatre Calgary.

Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of MARY AND MAX: THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of MARY AND MAX: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Theatre Calgary presents the world premiere of MARY AND MAX - A NEW MUSICAL, with music & lyrics by Bobby Cronin, book by Crystal Skillman, directed by the organization's new artistic director, Stafford Arima, and orchestrations and music supervision by Anna Ebbesen.

VIDEO: Watch Nick Adams, Lauren Elder & More in Rehearsals for Theatre Calgary's MARY Photo VIDEO: Watch Nick Adams, Lauren Elder & More in Rehearsals for Theatre Calgary's MARY AND MAX
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2018

Theatre Calgary is preparing to open Mary and Max - A New Musical, the second world premiere of the 2018-19 season, with music and lyrics by Bobby Cronin, book by Crystal Skillman, directed by Theatre Calgary's Artistic Director Stafford Arima, choreography by Jenn Rapp, and orchestrations and music supervision by Anna Ebbesen.

Exclusive: Anthony Galde talks all things MARY AND MAX at Theatre Calgary Photo Exclusive: Anthony Galde talks all things MARY AND MAX at Theatre Calgary
by Vicki Trask - Oct 6, 2018

"When I saw the movie, I was just like: 'I get you, I so get you'… When I did Wicked we used to say 'everyone has a little green in them.' And that's what I feel like Max is about. Even though he has a diagnosed condition, everyone feels, you know, uncomfortable in their skin at some point. So that, I related to right away and just, the idea of connection."

MARY AND MAX Wins Critic's Prize At Germany's MUT Awards Photo MARY AND MAX Wins Critic's Prize At Germany's MUT Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

The annual MUT Competition for Musical Entertainment Theatre organised by the Staatstheater am Gartnerplatz in Munich, Germany aims to discover and encourage outstanding artistic personalities in the world of musical entertainment theatre.

Lauren Elder, Anthony Galde, and More Lead World Premiere Of MARY AND MAX - A NEW MUS Photo Lauren Elder, Anthony Galde, and More Lead World Premiere Of MARY AND MAX - A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Theatre Calgary's artistic director Stafford Arima (Allegiance, Broadway; Carrie, Off-Broadway revival; Altar Boyz, Off-Broadway) is thrilled to officially announce the casting for the world premiere of Mary and Max - A New Musical, with music and lyrics by Bobby Cronin, book by Crystal Skillman, directed by Arima, choreography by Jenn Rapp, and orchestrations and music supervision by Anna Ebbesen.

Daniel Greenberg Joins Cast of Torrent Productions' PINOCCHIO: A MERRY MAGICAL PANTOM Photo Daniel Greenberg Joins Cast of Torrent Productions' PINOCCHIO: A MERRY MAGICAL PANTOMIME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2017

Something exciting is returning to the East End of Toronto this holiday season: Torrent Productions is thrilled to announce PINOCCHIO: A Merry Magical Pantomime premieres at the Royal Canadian Legion

Torrent Productions to Present PINOCCHIO: A Merry Magical Pantomime this Holiday Seas Photo Torrent Productions to Present PINOCCHIO: A Merry Magical Pantomime this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Something exciting is returning to the East End of Toronto this holiday season: Torrent Productions is thrilled to announce PINOCCHIO: A Merry Magical Pantomime premieres at the Royal Canadian Legion #001/042 (Coxwell Ave at Gerrard St East).

Celebrated New Musical LIFE AFTER Announces Extension Photo Celebrated New Musical LIFE AFTER Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Following an overwhelmingly well received opening in September, Canadian Stage, The Musical Stage Company, and Yonge Street Theatricals are thrilled to announce that their acclaimed presentation of Toronto lyricist and composer Britta's Johnson's extraordinary new musical Life After, on stage now at the Berkeley Street Theatre, has been extended by a week due to popular demand.

BWW Review: Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER is Musical Theatre Perfection Photo BWW Review: Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER is Musical Theatre Perfection
by Taylor Long - Sep 30, 2017

Sometimes you know, within the first thirty seconds, that you're seeing something truly special. Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER is exquisite from start to finish. Produced by the Musical Stage Company, Canadian Stage and Yonge Street Theatricals, the new Canadian work is the epitome of well-constructed musical. Johnson's remarkable, complex score binds with a moving story, creating a musical that is concise, complete - perfect.

PINOCCHIO: A Merry Magical Pantomime - Family Holiday Entertainment East of the DVP! Photo PINOCCHIO: A Merry Magical Pantomime - Family Holiday Entertainment East of the DVP!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Something exciting is returning to the East End of Toronto this holiday season: Torrent Productions is thrilled to announce PINOCCHIO: A Merry Magical Pantomime premieres at the Royal Canadian Legion #001 (Coxwell Ave at Gerrard St East). PINOCCHIO opens on Friday, December 22 at 7pm and runs until Sunday December 31 (12 shows only). Tickets are available via 1-800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2937916, or at the door.

Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER Musical to Hit the Stage in Toronto This Fall Photo Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER Musical to Hit the Stage in Toronto This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Following an auspicious debut at the Toronto Fringe Festival in 2016, Canadian Stage, The Musical Stage Company, and Yonge Street Theatricals will present rising Toronto lyricist and composer Britta's Johnson's extraordinary new musical Life After, on stage at the Berkeley Street Theatre September 23 - October 22. This expanded fall production represents an exciting step for a developing Canadian musical.

Exclusive: Get A Look at First Rehearsal of Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER Photo Exclusive: Get A Look at First Rehearsal of Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER
by Taylor Long - Aug 24, 2017

Britta's Johnson's LIFE AFTER hits the stage at the Berkeley Street Theatre September 23 - October 22, 2017. Broadway World was given an exclusive look at photos from the first rehearsal of the new musical.

Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER Musical to Hit the Stage in Toronto This Fall Photo Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER Musical to Hit the Stage in Toronto This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Following an auspicious debut at the Toronto Fringe Festival in 2016, Canadian Stage, The Musical Stage Company, and Yonge Street Theatricals will present rising Toronto lyricist and composer Britta's Johnson's extraordinary new musical Life After, on stage at the Berkeley Street Theatre September 23 - October 22. This expanded fall production represents an exciting step for a developing Canadian musical.

Photo Coverage: Andrew Lloyd Webber Comes to Toronto for OVER THE RAINBOW
by Kelly Cameron - Sep 17, 2012

Toronto and to all of Canada in their living rooms. Featuring Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber himself, the show is a nation-wide search to cast Dorothy in the new Mirvish Production of The Wizard of Oz. Joining Lord Lloyd Webber on the search are judges Arlene Philips, Thom Allison and Louise Pitre and host Daryn Jones. BWW was on hand for the first show to bring readers all the excitement as these girls battle it out for a chance to don the ruby slippers and become a star.

STAGE TUBE: Set Building Time-Lapse for CBC's OVER THE RAINBOW, Premiering Tonight, Sept 16!
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2012

The nationwide search for 'Dorothy' begins tonight, September 16, 2012, on CBC. Click below for a sneak peak of the set, built over six days in CBC's Toronto studios!

Photo Flash: Canada's Top 20 Dorothys Continue OVER THE RAINBOW Journey at 'Dorothy Farm'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

After clinching a spot in the top 20 for CBC's OVER THE RAINBOW - the televised search for Dorothy - contestants arrived from all across Canada to be put through their paces at Dorothy Farm. Following their arrival, Canada's Top 20 Dorothys traveled to Dorothy Farm, located in beautiful Bethany Hills, ON, vying for a Top 10 spot on the show. Check out photos from the trip below!

Top 'Dorothys' Announced for CBC's OVER THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

On the heels of the nation-wide audition tour in search of Dorothy, the Top 20 Dorothys for CBC Television's OVER THE RAINBOW have been selected.

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