Photo Flash: Get a First Look at the Canadian Production of COME FROM AWAYPhoto Flash: Get a First Look at the Canadian Production of COME FROM AWAY
by Alan Henry - Jan 9, 2018

Come From Away is now onstage in Winnipeg at the John Hirsch Mainstage - Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre until February 3. 2018. The Winnipeg engagement is completely sold out. The show then travels to Toronto with performances beginning February 13, 2018 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. The Toronto engagement is an open-ended run with tickets currently on sale until September 2, 2018. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning COME FROM AWAY Exceeds $12 Million in Ticket Sales in TorontoTony Award-Winning COME FROM AWAY Exceeds $12 Million in Ticket Sales in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Tickets to the return engagement of COME FROM AWAY have been on public sale for only a week and already the multi award-winning musical has achieved $12M at the box office. That's a new record for theatre sales in Canada. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Monday for COME FROM AWAY Toronto Return Engagement; Performances Begin February 2018Tickets on Sale Monday for COME FROM AWAY Toronto Return Engagement; Performances Begin February 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Tickets for the highly anticipated return of the Tony Award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY will go on sale Monday October 2 at 9 AM in-person at the Royal Alexandra Theatre Box Office, 260 King Street West. (more...)

VIDEO: David Hein and Irene Sankoff Perform 'Stop the World' from COME FROM AWAYVIDEO: David Hein and Irene Sankoff Perform 'Stop the World' from COME FROM AWAY
by Alan Henry - Sep 25, 2017

As part of the Mirvish season launch event in Toronto - David Hein and Irene Sankoff, the creators of COME FROM AWAY, performed the song 'Stop The World.' Check out the video of their performance below! (more...)

West End's ANNIE Replaces MURIEL'S WEDDING in Toronto; FUN HOME Cast Announced!West End's ANNIE Replaces MURIEL'S WEDDING in Toronto; FUN HOME Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

David Mirvish today announced three new productions to the 2017-18 lineup, a change to one show in the main series and the casting for two locally produced shows in the Off-Mirvish series. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY Finds its Toronto and Winnipeg Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Come From Away has found its cast when the Tony award-winning show lands in Toronto and Winnipeg next year. (more...)

Nicola Dawn Brook Joins BITTERGIRL: THE MUSICAL at Confederation Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Let's take it back to The Mack! Bittergirl: The Musical sold out virtually its entire run when it first premiered at the Festival and will return this summer with new songs and scenes, and the same girl-group hits like 'I'm Gonna Make You Love Me,' 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough,' 'I Will Survive,' and 'Too Many Fish In The Sea.' (more...)

Canadian Stage & Theatre Francais de Toronto Team for FIVE FACES FOR EVELYN FROST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

From February 14th to March 25th, Canadian Stage and Theatre francais de Toronto join forces to coproduce Five Faces for Evelyn Frost, an innovative theatrical experience that examines how social media transforms human relationships while challenging the notions of authenticity and truth. (more...)

Nicola Dawn Brook Joins BITTERGIRL: THE MUSICAL at Confederation Centre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Let's take it back to The Mack! Bittergirl: The Musical sold out virtually its entire run when it first premiered at the Festival and will return this summer with new songs and scenes, and the same girl-group hits like 'I'm Gonna Make You Love Me,' 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough,' 'I Will Survive,' and 'Too Many Fish In The Sea.' (more...)

Canadian Stage & Theatre Francais de Toronto Team for FIVE FACES FOR EVELYN FROST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

From February 14th to March 25th, Canadian Stage and Theatre francais de Toronto join forces to coproduce Five Faces for Evelyn Frost, an innovative theatrical experience that examines how social media transforms human relationships while challenging the notions of authenticity and truth. (more...)

Segal Centre to Present I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE, 5/8-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The Segal Centre proudly presents the incredibly popular musical I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change with book and lyrics by Tony Award-winning writer Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts. This hysterical exploration of love in all its many splendored forms is the second longest running off-Broadway show and will have its Montreal premiere at the Segal May 8 through May 29, 2016. (more...)

Ross Petty to Present PETER PAN IN WONDERLAND, Begin. Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning, and then a quick turn into the Elgin Theatre is where Ross Petty Productions' PETER PAN in WONDERLAND, The 20th Anniversary Family Musical PANto-monium will call home from November 27, 2015 to January 3, 2016. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Celebrates 50th Anniversary Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

YPT's 'A Wonder-Filled Evening' Gala set to gather celebrated actors and showcase the best of the multi-award winning company Young People's Theatre (YPT) is turning 50! For five decades YPT has entertained, engaged and created magical experiences for children. In celebration of this milestone event, this multi-award-winning company will be hosting a celebrity-studded gala fundraiser inspired by this year's upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz! The event will be held tonight, October 29 at the stunning Arcadian Court. (more...)

Young People's Theatre to Celebrate 50th Anniversary, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

YPT's 'A Wonder-Filled Evening" Gala set to gather celebrated actors and showcase the best of the multi-award winning company Young People's Theatre (YPT) is turning 50! For five decades YPT has entertained, engaged and created magical experiences for children. In celebration of this milestone event, this multi-award-winning company will be hosting a celebrity-studded gala fundraiser inspired by this year's upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz! The event will be held on Thursday, October 29 at the stunning Arcadian Court. (more...)

Hocus Pocus: A Live, Satirical Reading of the Cult Classic to be Staged at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre
by Alan Henry - Oct 13, 2015

Total Betty Productions and Random Hero Entertainment are pleased to present Hocus Pocus - A live, satirical reading of the cult classic. Monday, October 26th at 8pm at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre. Set in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, virgin Max Dennison, sister Dani, and new friend Allison, accidentally free a coven of evil witches. With the help of a talking cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal. Hocus Pocus premiered in 1993 to lackluster reviews, but since then has grown a steady reputation as a cult classic film.  (more...)

Ross Petty to Present PETER PAN IN WONDERLAND, Begin. 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning, and then a quick turn into the Elgin Theatre is where Ross Petty Productions' PETER PAN in WONDERLAND, The 20th Anniversary Family Musical PANto-monium will call home from November 27, 2015 to January 3, 2016. (more...)

Toronto Composers to Collaborate on Breaking Into Song: The Music of Scott Christian, Colleen & Akiva, and Kevin Wong, March 9
by Toronto Newsdesk - Mar 3, 2015

Join four Toronto-based composers for an evening celebrating Canada's exciting new voices in contemporary musical theatre. Scott Christian, Colleen Dauncey, Akiva Romer-Segal and Kevin Wong are behind some of the biggest hits recently presented at the Fringe, SummerWorks and Next Stage festivals. Their songs have been enjoyed on recordings and in theatres, concert halls and cabarets worldwide. Discover compelling characters and stories brought to life by a whole new generation of musical theatre creators. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at the Cast of Toronto's DOGFIGHT in Rehearsal
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2014

A video sneak peek of the eagerly anticipated concert reading of DOGFIGHT has just been released, featuring the talented all-Canadian cast. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Theatre20's 'TASTE OF TWENTY' - A Speakeasy Social
by Toronto Newsdesk - May 2, 2014

Last night Theatre20 hosted A Tase of 20: A Speakeasy Social at The National Club. The venue was transformed into a Speakeasy ('Singeasy') lounge where patrons got a 'taste' of what's coming up next for Theatre 20! Performers included founding artists Adam Brazier, Brent Carver and Nora McLellan, a Sondheim Jazz Project, Cadence, the Upper Canada Chorus and Theatre 20's 2014 Emerging Artist Ensemble. (more...)

LES PRECIEUSES RIDICULES Begins Tonight at Theatre Francais de Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Theatre francais de Toronto closes its 46th season with one of the company's favourite French classic playwrights, Moliere. In Les Precieuses ridicules (The Precious Young Ladies) director Guy Mignault overlaps eras and blends classic XVIIIth century French with new short texts, songs and monologues, which reflect both Moliere and Mignault's biting take on their contemporaries. A great one-act comedy of manners, on stage at the Berkeley Street Theatre from tonight, April 23 to May 10. (more...)

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