Stratford Festival Offers First-Ever Public Pre-Sale For All Shows And Sections Dec 8-14Stratford Festival Offers First-Ever Public Pre-Sale For All Shows And Sections Dec 8-14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

The Stratford Festival is offering a special public pre-sale for all shows in the 2019 season - for one week only, December 8 to 14. (more...)

Strindberg Rep Presents THE FATHER At Historic Gene Frankel Theatre NYCStrindberg Rep Presents THE FATHER At Historic Gene Frankel Theatre NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman is taking on the title role in Robert Greer's new translation of August Strindberg's 'The Father' at Strindberg Rep. (more...)

Stratford Festival Announces Casting For 2019 Season, Including OTHELLO and MoreStratford Festival Announces Casting For 2019 Season, Including OTHELLO and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has announced key casting for the 2019 season, including Michael Blake as Othello and Amelia Sargisson as Desdemona in the season opener, Othello, one of Shakespeare's greatest and best-known tragedies. (more...)

1979, A New Comedy By Michael Healey, Comes to The Berkeley Street Theatre1979, A New Comedy By Michael Healey, Comes to The Berkeley Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The 1979 Group presents 1979, a new comedy by Michael Healey (Proud, The Drawer Boy), directed by Miles Potter (The New Canadian Curling Club / Blyth Festival, The Drawer Boy), for a limited run at the Berkeley Street Theatre, Downstairs, January 9-27, 2019. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Comedy 'ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD' Turns Shakespeare's Classic Tragedy Inside OutTony Award-Winning Comedy 'ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD' Turns Shakespeare's Classic Tragedy Inside Out
by Vicki Trask - Oct 4, 2018

Opening Tuesday, October 9 and running until October 21, Alberta Theatre Projects will present The Shakespeare Company and Hit & Myth's imaginative new production of Tom Stoppard's dark, witty comedy Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead. Set against the backdrop of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Stoppard's masterpiece follows the hilarious antics of two minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, as they question their place in the story of Hamlet and their inevitable fate. (more...)

THE FRONT PAGE Joins Stratford's 2019 Lineup In New Adaptation By Michael HealeyTHE FRONT PAGE Joins Stratford's 2019 Lineup In New Adaptation By Michael Healey
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The Stratford Festival is amending its 2019 playbill to include the 20th-century classic The Front Page, one of the great satires about the world of journalism, by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. (more...)

Pasadena POPS Season Finale Brings Two Tony Winners For The Best Of Hit Shows That Traveled From Broadway To HollywoodPasadena POPS Season Finale Brings Two Tony Winners For The Best Of Hit Shows That Traveled From Broadway To Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS close out their popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum on Saturday, September 8 with Broadway Goes to the Movies. The POPS season finale will provide a quintessential Feinstein experience with some of Broadway's greatest performers recreating songs from hit shows that traveled from 42nd St. to Hollywood. "This program is going to celebrate all the different musical aspects of Broadway and Hollywood," says Feinstein, who has put together a program spanning the Broadway canon from My Fair Lady to The Sound of Music to Jersey Boys. Highlights include "The Impossible Dream," "Can't Take My Eyes off of You," and "There's No Business Like Show Business," among many other beloved showtunes. (more...)

Toronto Theatre Celebrated at the 2018 Dora Awards! Winners Announced!Toronto Theatre Celebrated at the 2018 Dora Awards! Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

The 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards for the 2017-2018 season were handed out in a star-studded ceremony in Toronto on the evening of Monday, June 25 at the Winter Garden Theatre of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, hosted by acclaimed actor Astrid Van Wieren, currently starring on Broadway in the award-winning Canadian musical Come From Away. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DRAWER BOY Plows Deep Into The Fields of Truth and FidelityBWW Review: THE DRAWER BOY Plows Deep Into The Fields of Truth and Fidelity
by Herbert Paine - Feb 26, 2018

Arturo Perez Torres's THE DRAWER BOY, the adaptation of Michael Healey's play, is everything you want a film to be. Meticulous in its construction, surprising in its development, dramatic in its content, and revelatory in its outcomes, the film evolves into a probing portrait of two aging friends, Angus (Stuart Hughes) and Morgan (Richard Clarkin) and the story that binds them. The film is one of the features at the Sedona International Film Festival during the week of February 25th. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE PASSING OF THE THIRD FLOOR BACK in LondonCasting Announced for THE PASSING OF THE THIRD FLOOR BACK in London
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, a unique rediscovery of The Passing of the Third Floor Back by Jerome K. Jerome, author of Three Men in a Boat, opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 (Press Nights: Thursday, 30 November and Friday, 1 December 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents THE PASSING OF THE THIRD FLOOR BACK this MonthFinborough Theatre Presents THE PASSING OF THE THIRD FLOOR BACK this Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, a unique rediscovery of The Passing of the Third Floor Back by Jerome K. Jerome, author of Three Men in a Boat, opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 28 November 2017. (more...)

Dave Bidini Launches New Community Newspaper, The West End PhoenixDave Bidini Launches New Community Newspaper, The West End Phoenix
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Today marks the fundraising and subscription launch for the West End Phoenix, a new monthly broadsheet community newspaper for Toronto's West End. (more...)

Michael Healey's New Work 1979 to Begin This Weekend at Shaw FestivalMichael Healey's New Work 1979 to Begin This Weekend at Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

After making a stop in Ottawa, Michael Healey's razor-sharp politically charged satire 1979 begins previews in Niagara-on-the-Lake on May 20. Several unplugged performances of the Eric Coates-directed production are scheduled at the Court House Theatre and Royal George Theatre before the production settles in the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre beginning October 1. (more...)

BWW Preview: 2017 Season is About to Raise the Curtain at the Shaw FestivalBWW Preview: 2017 Season is About to Raise the Curtain at the Shaw Festival
by Roy Berko - Apr 5, 2017

Those nice people from the North who are getting ready to create great theater are beaconing people from CLE to be their guests. (more...)

Shaw Festival's A.D. Tim Carroll Announces Casting for 2017 SeasonShaw Festival's A.D. Tim Carroll Announces Casting for 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Shaw Festival proudly announces casting for Artistic Director Tim Carroll's first season. The Shaw's 2017 ensemble is a mix of new faces and Festival favourites - each actor ready to entertain and excite audiences in this season's 11 productions. (more...)

Diverse Lineup Joins Ian McEwan for TORN FROM THE PAGES at Harbourfront CentreDiverse Lineup Joins Ian McEwan for TORN FROM THE PAGES at Harbourfront Centre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

On September 23, 2016 a diverse lineup of artists join celebrated Man Booker Prize-winning author Ian McEwan when he brings his new novel Nutshell to life at Harbourfront Centre Theatre. (more...)

SAINT JOAN, AN OCTOROON and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2017 SeasonSAINT JOAN, AN OCTOROON and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

The Shaw Festival is pleased to announce the playbill and directors list for the 2017 season; the company's 56th and the first led by Artistic Director Designate Tim Carroll. (more...)

Diverse Lineup Joins Ian McEwan for TORN FROM THE PAGES at Harbourfront CentreDiverse Lineup Joins Ian McEwan for TORN FROM THE PAGES at Harbourfront Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

On September 23, 2016 a diverse lineup of artists join celebrated Man Booker Prize-winning author Ian McEwan when he brings his new novel Nutshell to life at Harbourfront Centre Theatre. (more...)

EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS Up Next at Adirondack Theatre FestivalEVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS Up Next at Adirondack Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Continuing Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS. (more...)

EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS Up Next at Adirondack Theatre FestivalEVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS Up Next at Adirondack Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Continuing Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE: THE LIFE & SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS. (more...)

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