Leading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film Festival Leading Talent and Global Stars to Descend on the City for this Year's Toronto International Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed the hundreds of special guests and talent that will attend the Festival this September. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season of World Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown have announced Nightwood Theatre's 2016-2017 season. In our 37th season we have assembled a full playbill representing some of the most dynamic female voices working in theatre today. Nightwood is proud to support and partner with the ever-burgeoning community of independent artists that are developing high caliber contemporary theatre. (more...)

Nightwood Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature NIRBHAYA, REFUGE & More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown have announced Nightwood Theatre's 2015/2016 Season. In our 36th season we continue to produce work that confronts some of the most relevant issues of our times. From shattering the culture of shame in gender-based violence (Nirbhaya), to exposing the pitfalls of Canada's refugee system (Refuge), from unearthing the buried history of slaves in Salem (Obeah Opera), to the clash of idealism and bureaucracy (The Public Servant), the issues raised in these plays will ignite a compelling dialogue with our audience. (more...)

BWW Profile: Frances Conroy Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Danielle DeSisto - Aug 23, 2014

After studying at Juillard (accompanied by colleagues such as Robin Williams and Kelsey Grammer), Conroy performed with both regional and touring companies in the 1970s. She spent time with the New York-based, critically acclaimed Acting Company, which has harbored the acting talents of Patti LuPone, Kevin Kline, Rainn Wilson, and many more. Conroy then took to the Off-Broadway stage as Desmonda in Shakespeare's 'Othello', appearing with Richard Dreyfuss and Raul Julia. (more...)

Lesley Heller Workspace Presents RON GORCHOV, WATERCOLORS and INTO THE VORTEX, Now thru 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2013

Lesley Heller Workspace will present recent watercolors by Ron Gorchov, today, September 8 - October 14, 2013, with an opening reception set for tonight, September 8th from 6 to 8 p.m. (more...)

Lesley Heller Workspace to Present RON GORCHOV, WATERCOLORS and INTO THE VORTEX, 9/8-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Lesley Heller Workspace will present recent watercolors by Ron Gorchov, September 8 - October 14, 2013, with an opening reception set for September 8th from 6 to 8 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Stuart Hughes & Mike Ross Chat Soulpepper's TRUE WEST
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2013

Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST is now on stage at Soulpepper Theatre. Watch the video below to hear the cast and director talk about the production - and get a look inside the rehearsal hall! (more...)

TRUE WEST Kicks Off Soulpepper Theatre's Spring 2013 Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, previously released details about Soulpepper's 2013 four-show spring lineup, comprised of: Sam Shepard's True West; a new adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde by Jason Sherman; a fresh adaptation of The Barber of Seville by Michael O'Brien with music by John Millard; and Ins Choi's Kim's Convenience. True West and La Ronde begin this month; The Barber of Seville and Kim's Convenience open in May. (more...)

TRUE WEST, KIM'S CONVENIENCE and More Set for Soulpepper Theatre, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today released details about Soulpepper's 2013 four-show spring lineup, comprised of: Sam Shepard's True West; a new adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's La Ronde by Jason Sherman; a fresh adaptation of The Barber of Seville by Michael O'Brien with music by John Millard; and Ins Choi's Kim's Convenience. True West and La Ronde begin this month; The Barber of Seville and Kim's Convenience open in May. (more...)

LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE Ends Toronto Run 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2010

Producers Michael Rubinoff and Daryl Roth today announced that their hit Toronto production of the award-winning Love, Loss, and What I Wore will end its hugely successful run on October 30 at the Panasonic Theatre. (more...)

LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE Ends Toronto Run 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

Producers Michael Rubinoff and Daryl Roth today announced that their hit Toronto production of the award-winning Love, Loss, and What I Wore will end its hugely successful run on October 30 at the Panasonic Theatre. (more...)

Patricia Hamilton Joins Cast of LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2010

Producers Michael Rubinoff and Daryl Roth announced today that celebrated Dora, Genie and Gemini award-winning Canadian actress Patricia Hamilton (Rachel Lynde in Anne of Green Gables films and 'Road to Avonlea' television series) joins the upcoming cast of Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore at Toronto's Panasonic Theatre. (more...)

Blyth Festival Presents PEARL GIDLEY 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2010

The world premiere of Pearl Gidley by Cambridge-area playwright Gary Kirkham opens at the Blyth Festival July 30. The play was inspired by the story of former Blyth resident, Miss Pearl Gidley. (more...)

Blyth Festival Presents PEARL GIDLEY 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2010

The world premiere of Pearl Gidley by Cambridge-area playwright Gary Kirkham opens at the Blyth Festival July 30. The play was inspired by the story of former Blyth resident, Miss Pearl Gidley. (more...)

36th Blyth Festival Season Opens with World Premiere of A KILLING SNOW 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2010

The world premiere of A Killing Snow by Paul Ciufo officially opens the 36th Blyth Festival season on June 25. Artistic Director Eric Coates says, 'Every year I marvel at the extraordinary passion of the artists, technicians, administrators and volunteers who bring this festival to life. This season is no different, as we open with two very demanding productions, which are both sure to hit home with our audience. (more...)

36th Blyth Festival Season Opens with World Premiere of A KILLING SNOW 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2010

The world premiere of A Killing Snow by Paul Ciufo officially opens the 36th Blyth Festival season on June 25. Artistic Director Eric Coates says, 'Every year I marvel at the extraordinary passion of the artists, technicians, administrators and volunteers who bring this festival to life. This season is no different, as we open with two very demanding productions, which are both sure to hit home with our audience. (more...)

Photo Flash: ALBERTINE IN FIVE TIMES Ends Its Run At The Shaw Festival Theatre 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

For its 2009 season, The Shaw takes on a monumental and historic project with full productions of each play in Noel Coward?s famous Tonight at 8:30 collection. The Shaw?s 2009 productions represent the first time all ten short plays have been performed in repertory by a professional company since they were first produced by London?s Phoenix Theatre in 1935-36. The plays will be performed in sets of three, one on each of the Festival?s Niagara-on-the-Lake stages, with the tenth, the rarely produced Star Chamber, being the lunchtime production in the Royal George. And to celebrate this idea for the event that it is, on two separate occasions, we will present all ten in one day ? an event we are appropriately naming ?Mad Dogs and Englishmen?. (more...)

FRONT ROW CENTER THEATRE REVIEW: HOMECHILD
by Mark Andrew Lawrence - Jan 13, 2006

A new and wildly uneven play by Joan MacLeod, saved by solid performances. * * 1/2 (out of 5) (more...)