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TIFT Upcoming Winter Programming Explores Deep Societal Differences And Sparks Vital  Photo TIFT Upcoming Winter Programming Explores Deep Societal Differences And Sparks Vital Conversations
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2021

Today, TIFT Artistic Director Michael Torontow and CEO Arkady Spivak announced details of the company's upcoming Winter Season of eclectic in-person, online and hybrid theatrical experiences. The winter programming invites audiences to engage with fresh perspectives on a variety of divisive subjects faced today.   

Tickets Now on Sale for INTO THE WOODS at Winter Garden Theatre Centre Photo Tickets Now on Sale for INTO THE WOODS at Winter Garden Theatre Centre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2021

TIFT Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced today that a limited number of tickets are now on sale for the hit production of Into the Woods running from October 28 to 30, 2021 at the historic Winter Garden Theatre Centre.

INTO THE WOODS Will Be Staged at Two Historic Theatres in Toronto Photo INTO THE WOODS Will Be Staged at Two Historic Theatres in Toronto
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

Running October 28 to 31, 2021, Into the Woods will be staged in the last operating double-decker theatre in the world. The audience will experience Act One in The Elgin Theatre and, at intermission, will travel upstairs to the Winter Garden Theatre for Act Two.

The Eternal Ego Festival Announced Photo The Eternal Ego Festival Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021

The new programming venture will showcase nine conceptual adaptations of multi-character works, in which all roles will be played by a single actor, and in two cases by two actors, using in-person, virtual or hybrid platforms. Works will premiere gradually over the next two seasons, alongside TIFT’s regular scope of programming.

Acclaimed Canadian Theatre Company Heads To Adelaide Fringe Photo Acclaimed Canadian Theatre Company Heads To Adelaide Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2020

Canada's acclaimed Talk is Free Theatre (TIFT) is coming to the Adelaide Fringe for the first time with three site-specific, immersive productions. For TIFT's inaugural year at the Adelaide Fringe, they have partnered with the prolific and adventurous, Hartstone-Kitney Productions, a South Australia based theatrical producing livewire theatre which will help bring to life an annual Canada Capsule at the Adelaide Fringe.

40th Annual Dora Awards Nominations Announced: Soulpepper Takes Home 25 Nominations,  Photo 40th Annual Dora Awards Nominations Announced: Soulpepper Takes Home 25 Nominations, DEAR EVAN HANSEN Taps 9 Noms
by Alan Henry - May 28, 2019

At a press conference held May 28 in the Davies Takacs Lobby of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 282 nominations for the 40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto. On Tuesday, June 25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 49 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the Silver Ticket Award and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award will be presented.

THE LITTLE PRINCE: REIMAGINED Announced At Crows Theatre Photo THE LITTLE PRINCE: REIMAGINED Announced At Crows Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2019

Puzzle Piece presents The Little Prince: Reimagined - a fresh, high-energy, modern adaptation of the classic novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. It's the familiar tale of a pilot who encounters a mysterious boy after he crashes his plane in the desert, told anew through object puppetry. You'll never look at a paper plane the same way again.

Arcola Theatre Kicks Off 11th Annual GRIMEBORN Opera Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Arcola Theatre recently announced its new Summer/Autumn Season.

BULLET CATCHERS Gives Voice to Women in the Military
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

CLUTCH PRODUCTIONS, in association with JOSIAH GRIMM, is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Maggie Moore and Julia Sears' BULLET CATCHERS, with music directed by Yeujia Low, directed by Julia Sears. BULLET CATCHERS will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square Park South). Performances begin Today, July 20 (7:30 p.m.) and continue through Saturday, August 5. Opening Night is Saturday, July 22 (7 p.m.). Tickets are $20 at www.bulletcatcherstheplay.com/tickets. A 'bullet catcher' is Army slang for an infantryman. They live and die on the frontlines and carry this nickname like a badge of honor. It's a sacrifice that few are willing to make. The honorable men who volunteer for this service don't take it lightly. Neither do the women.

Photo Coverage: Casts of KINKY BOOTS, BEAUTIFUL & More Sing Out at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 14, 2017

The best of Broadway will perform for FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2017' - a lunchtime series on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 17th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 10.

BULLET CATCHERS Gives Voice to Women in the Military
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 12, 2017

CLUTCH PRODUCTIONS, in association with JOSIAH GRIMM, is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Maggie Moore and Julia Sears' BULLET CATCHERS, with music directed by Yeujia Low, directed by Julia Sears. BULLET CATCHERS will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square Park South). Performances begin Thursday, July 20 (7:30 p.m.) and continue through Saturday, August 5. Opening Night is Saturday, July 22 (7 p.m.). Tickets are $20 at www.bulletcatcherstheplay.com/tickets. A 'bullet catcher' is Army slang for an infantryman. They live and die on the frontlines and carry this nickname like a badge of honor. It's a sacrifice that few are willing to make. The honorable men who volunteer for this service don't take it lightly. Neither do the women.

The British Museum Announces 2016/17 Annual Review And Future Plans
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2017

The British Museum today announces the publication of its 2016/17 Annual Review which sets out in detail the Museum's achievements in London, across the UK and the world over the past year.

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of SOULPEPPER ON 42ND STREET!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 29, 2017

Tickets are on sale for the US debut for SOULPEPPER, Toronto's largest and most celebrated theatre company, in a four-week engagement Off-Broadway at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street in New York City.

THEBES LAND, INSIGNIFICANCE, ANGEL and More Slated for Arcola Theatre's Summer/Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Arcola Theatre has announced its new Summer/Autumn Season.

BWW Review: RICHARD II at the Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 28, 2017

RICHARD II at The Old Globe with Robert Sean Leonard explores the political shifts and the transfer of power in the downfall of a King. Playing through July 15th at the Old Globe Lowell Davies Festival Theatre.

New Work BULLET CATCHERS, Featuring Women in Combat, Headed Off-Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2017

CLUTCH PRODUCTIONS, in association with JOSIAH GRIMM, has announced the world premiere production of Maggie Moore and Julia Sears' BULLET CATCHERS, with music directed by Yeujia Low, directed by Julia Sears. BULLET CATCHERS will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square Park South).

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Soulpepper's Upcoming Residency at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Tickets are on sale for the US debut for SOULPEPPER, Toronto's largest and most celebrated theatre company, in a four-week engagement Off-Broadway at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street in New York City. A true repertory program of plays, musicals and concert performances, featuring a company of over 65 artists, the festival, entitled SOULPEPPER ON 42nd STREET, will be presented July 1-July 29, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the productions below!

The Global Cabaret Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today announced details of the sixth annual Global Cabaret Festival. From today, October 24 to Sunday, October 27, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts once again becomes home to over 150 of Canada's leading performance artists staging over 15 original one-hour songbooks and cabarets.

The Global Cabaret Festival to Kick Off October 24
by Molly Tracy - Sep 25, 2013

Albert Schultz, Founding Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre Company, today announced details of the sixth annual Global Cabaret Festival. From Thursday, October 24 to Sunday, October 27, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts once again becomes home to over 150 of Canada's leading performance artists staging over 15 original one-hour songbooks and cabarets.