BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Is As Heartfelt And Timely As Ever Before BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY Is As Heartfelt And Timely As Ever Before
by Isabella Perrone - Dec 16, 2019

Following a transfer to the Elgin Theatre that lasted most of 2019, COME FROM AWAY has returned to its original Toronto home, the Royal Alexandra Theatre, in full form. Under director Christopher Ashley, writers and composers' Irene Sankoff and David Hein story of what happened in the town of Gander, Newfoundland, in the days following 9/11 maintains all the charm that it held before moving. (more...)

OUVREZ LA PORTE, FERMEZ LA BOUCHE Comes to Toronto FRinge OUVREZ LA PORTE, FERMEZ LA BOUCHE Comes to Toronto FRinge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Ouvrez La Porte, Fermez La Bouche is a sweet and timely story of Leslie and Will, two adults meeting for the first time in real life while living in the Facebook age. It weaves in the important themes of making friends as adults and and the challenge of real connection amidst adult insecurity. Written by Nevena Martinovic as part of the Sears Drama Festival years ago, this story is being brought to life with a 2019 twist. (more...)

Toronto Fringe Festival 2019 Announces Lineup Toronto Fringe Festival 2019 Announces Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

THE TORONTO FRINGE FESTIVAL returns this summer with an extensive line-up of productions by award-winning artists, the popular POSTSCRIPT pop-up patio, and for the first time, will venture to the East End with 16 shows presented at main venue Streetcar Crowsnest. The TORONTO FRINGE takes place July 3 July 14, 2019 with 151 shows at 46 venues presented across the city, and all venues are fully accessible. (more...)

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY in Toronto Celebrates 500 Performances VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY in Toronto Celebrates 500 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Come From Away celebrated its 500th performance in Toronto with a giant cake, and producer Randy Adams on hand to say a few words. Check out the video below! (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Releases New Block of Tickets for 12 More Weeks of Performances COME FROM AWAY Releases New Block of Tickets for 12 More Weeks of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Canadian production of COME FROM AWAY, a "Best Musical" Award winner across North America, and now on stage at its new home, the Elgin Theatre, continues to play to sold out houses and thrill Toronto audiences, demanding yet another extension. Twelve more weeks of performances - 99,000 tickets, will be added from July 2 through September 29, 2019 at the Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street. (more...)

Exclusive: The Canadian Company Of COME FROM AWAY Welcomes Islanders to the Rock in Return Concert Engagement Exclusive: The Canadian Company Of COME FROM AWAY Welcomes Islanders to the Rock in Return Concert Engagement
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019

For the Toronto company of Come From Away, their return to Newfoundland this week is a homecoming of sorts - bringing back to the island the musical that tells the stories of those who were stranded there, and the Canadians who took them in, following the September 11th terrorist attacks in 2001. For the first time since the original TorontoBroadway company performed the musical in concert for the town of Gander - the musical has returned to 'the rock,' this time for a week of performances in St. John's, Newfoundland at the Holy Heart Theatre. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Toronto Awards! Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Toronto Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Toronto Awards! Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Toronto Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Toronto Awards! Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Toronto Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Toronto Awards; COME FROM AWAY Leads Best Musical! Vote For The 2018 BWW Toronto Awards; COME FROM AWAY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; HEATHERS Leads Best Independent Theatre Production! Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; HEATHERS Leads Best Independent Theatre Production!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Newfoundland Concerts Sell Out Amid 'Ticket Mania' COME FROM AWAY Newfoundland Concerts Sell Out Amid 'Ticket Mania'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The CBC reports that tickets for the COME FROM AWAY concert performances sold out in record time, with both a wait to purchase online, as well as lines around the block at the Holy Heart Theatre in St. John's, Newfoundland. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Will Play Newfoundland in Concert COME FROM AWAY Will Play Newfoundland in Concert
by Alan Henry - Oct 15, 2018

The made-in-Canada phenomenon that is COME FROM AWAY is coming to St. John's. The show that has become the toast of Broadway and Toronto, will play eight benefit performances in a concert version at Holy Heart Theatre from January 23 to 27, 2019. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 10 AM (NDT) exclusively through Holy Heart Theatre ticket channels. (more...)

VIDEO: Canadian Cast Of COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome To The Rock' VIDEO: Canadian Cast Of COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome To The Rock'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

This morning the Canadian company of COME FROM AWAY performed City's Breakfast Television! Check out the video below! (more...)

Toronto Production of COME FROM AWAY Will Transfer To The Elgin Theatre Due to High Demand Toronto Production of COME FROM AWAY Will Transfer To The Elgin Theatre Due to High Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The made-in-Canada international phenomenon that is COME FROM AWAY has recouped its full capitalization in Toronto in only 14 weeks, a relatively short period of time for a production of its size and calibre. This signals not only the popularity of COME FROM AWAY but also the strength of the theatre market in Toronto. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY To Perform At The 10th Annual And Final ROCKIN' BIG GIVE Event COME FROM AWAY To Perform At The 10th Annual And Final ROCKIN' BIG GIVE Event
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2018

The Smiling Land Foundation is proud to announce that the Toronto cast and band from the Canadian production of the Tony Award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY will perform at the 10th annual and final ROCKIN' BIG GIVE event at Toronto's Concert Hall today May 12, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Celebrates 100 Performances in Toronto VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Celebrates 100 Performances in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

COME FROM AWAY celebrated its 100th performance in Toronto today. Creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein were on hand to present the cast with a cake commemorating the milestone. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Extends Through January in Toronto COME FROM AWAY Extends Through January in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

Come From Away has announced another extension to its run in Toronto! Twelve more weeks of performances will be added, from October 23, 2018 through January 20, 2019. This new block of tickets will go on sale Monday May 7, 2018. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY To Perform At The 10th Annual And Final ROCKIN' BIG GIVE Event COME FROM AWAY To Perform At The 10th Annual And Final ROCKIN' BIG GIVE Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The Smiling Land Foundation is proud to announce that the Toronto cast and band from the Canadian production of the Tony Award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY will perform at the 10th annual and final ROCKIN' BIG GIVE event at Toronto's Concert Hall on Saturday May 12, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Just-Released Trailer For The Broadway-Themed Web Series, SWINGS! VIDEO: Watch the Just-Released Trailer For The Broadway-Themed Web Series, SWINGS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2018

Kevin & Christian are co-dependant BFFs serving as the swings in a massive jukebox musical. Can they reach stardom while leaving their friendship unscathed? A digital comedy series created by Kevin Vidal, Christian Smith and Kristy LaPointe. Produced & Directed by Lora Campbell. Endorsed by the phantom of the opera, they assume. If you're into it be sure to share and comment to help Swings become a reality. (more...)

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