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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.

New Canadian Musical GROW to Release Music Video for 'Grow' Photo New Canadian Musical GROW to Release Music Video for 'Grow'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020

Musical theatre lovers worldwide are invited to tune in for the debut of a brand new music video for ‚ÄúGrow‚ÄĚ, the title song from the highly-anticipated original Canadian musical, premiering as of 9 AM EST December 17, 2020.

Grand Theatre to Present Free, Virtual Un-Opening Night Celebration Photo Grand Theatre to Present Free, Virtual Un-Opening Night Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020

On the eve of what would have been the Opening of the Grand's 50th season as a professional theatre company, today the Grand announced some of the talented artists that will be featured as part of its virtual Un-Opening Night Celebration. This one-hour event will be streamed live from 7-8 PM on Thursday, October 22 and is offered at no cost.

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.

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Flies Into Young People's Theatre Photo Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Flies Into Young People's Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2018

Everyone's favourite nanny arrives just in time for the holiday season! One of the most successful and beloved Broadway musicals in the world, the YPT Production of Disney and Cameron Macintosh's Mary Poppins will be presented on the Mainstage fromNovember 5, 2018 to January 6, 2019.

Have A Jolly Holiday with MARY POPPINS at Young People's Theatre Photo Have A Jolly Holiday with MARY POPPINS at Young People's Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Aug 24, 2018

Everyone's favourite nanny arrives just in time for the holiday season! One of the most successful and beloved Broadway musicals in the world, the YPT Production of Disney and Cameron Macintosh's Mary Poppins will be presented on the Mainstage fromNovember 5, 2018 to January 6, 2019.

FIRST LISTEN: 'Wherever You Go, I Will Go' from Canadian Musical Comedy RUMSPRINGA BR Photo FIRST LISTEN: 'Wherever You Go, I Will Go' from Canadian Musical Comedy RUMSPRINGA BREAK!
by Taylor Long - Mar 27, 2018

Take an exclusive first listen to the standout Act 2 ballad "Wherever You Go, I Will Go", from the Canadian musical comedy RUMSPRINGA BREAK! by songwriting duo Colleen & Akiva.

Next Stage Theatre Festival Approaches Opening Photo Next Stage Theatre Festival Approaches Opening
by Julie Musbach - Dec 21, 2017

Opening January 3rd and running until January 14th, the 2018 Next Stage Theatre Festival will kick off the 30th year of the Toronto Fringe.

Canadian Stage & The Musical Stage Company present Sharron Matthew's GIRL CRUSH
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 11, 2017

???????The Musical Stage Company (formerly Acting Up Stage Company) & Canadian Stage present the Toronto premiere of Sharron Matthews' dynamite cabaret GIRL CRUSH, fresh off its highly acclaimed runs in New York City and Calgary. GIRL CRUSH will play for one night only at Toronto's High Park Amphitheatre on July 24, 2017 at 8 PM.

As COME FROM AWAY Heads to Broadway Sheridan's Canadian Music Theatre Project Announces Three New Musicals
by Ashlee Latimer - Oct 13, 2016

Sheridan College's Canadian Music Theatre Project (CMTP), under the leadership of Michael Rubinoff, Associate Dean of Visual and Performing Arts, is an international centre of excellence for the development of new musicals in Canada. Since its inception in 2011, 15 shows have been incubated, with four having enjoyed their professional premieres (Come From Away, The Theory of Relativity, Prom Queen and Marathon of Hope) and one opening on Broadway in 2017 (Come From Away). To learn more about the CMTP and the works developed to date, click here.

Acting Up Stage Culminates 10th Anniversary Season With ELEGIES: A SONG CYCLE, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Acting Up Stage Company, Toronto's premiere not-for-profit musical theatre, culminates their 10th Anniversary Season with a reimagined production of William Finn's Elegies: A Song Cycle. Director Lezlie Wade will remount her 2007 sold-out, smash hit production (which also launched Acting Up Stage as Toronto's go-to company for contemporary musical theatre) alongside an entirely new design team while reuniting most of the performers from this landmark production.

Acting Up Stage Culminates 10th Anniversary Season With ELEGIES: A SONG CYCLE, 3/21-4/13
by Diana Heisroth - Mar 12, 2014

Acting Up Stage Company, Toronto's premiere not-for-profit musical theatre, culminates their 10th Anniversary Season with a reimagined production of William Finn's Elegies: A Song Cycle. Director Lezlie Wade will remount her 2007 sold-out, smash hit production (which also launched Acting Up Stage as Toronto's go-to company for contemporary musical theatre) alongside an entirely new design team while reuniting most of the performers from this landmark production.

Sharron Matthews talks Something 'Completely Different' at Global Cabaret Fest
by Kelly Cameron - Oct 23, 2013

Sharron Matthew's is one of the foremost stars of Canada's cabaret scene, having recently traveled the world on her GOLD tour she returned to Toronto to become the first artist in residence at Buddies in Bad Times theatre where she continues to develop and hone her cabaret skills. This year she joins the stellar line-up at the Global Cabaret Festival, which includes such diverse programming as a David Bowie and Bob Dylan songbook, a look at historical Paris with the music of Debussy and Ravel, Dennis Lee's Lost Songs of Toronto and more. For her contribution, Sharron Matthews has promised to do something 'completely different', which of course had us very intrigued. BWW sat down to talk with Sharron about what exactly 'completely different' entrails, her love of all things cabaret and why she feels The Global Cabaret Festival is such an important event for Toronto:

FRENCH WITHOUT TEARS Begins Previews for Shaw Festival
by Kelsey Denette - May 11, 2012

French Without Tears, Terence Rattigan's comedy and one of the longest running plays in British theatre history, makes its debut at the Shaw Festival. This delightful comedy concerning lessons in love, language and the opposite sex, begins previews today at the Royal George Theatre, and shows just how much fun learning French can be!

Talk Is Free Theatre and Show One Productions' Dani Girl Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) and Show One Productions are thrilled to announce that Dora Award winner Jeff Madden will be joining the cast as Rafe in the upcoming Toronto production of Dani Girl, by Christopher Dimond and Michael Kooman. A touching, humorous and inspiring tale, this dark, original musical comedy follows a young girl's battle with cancer. Dani Girl runs until March 4, 2012 at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace.

Talk Is Free Theatre and Show One Productions Presents Dani Girl!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2012

Talk Is Free Theatre and Show One Productions Presents Dani Girl!
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 11, 2012

BWW Interviews: 'I Move Forward's' Marc Kimelman
by Kelly Cameron - Oct 19, 2010

I Move Forward is an exciting fund raising project on Oct 25th 2010 that unities various members of the Toronto theatre community in the fight against cancer. BWW has learned that Gavin Creel (of Broadway's HAIR) will also be lending his support, and are thrilled to have the opportunity to talk with Marc Kimelman (who created the event) about how people can help.

Sharron Matthews Plays Joe's Pub 6/5-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

The Sharron Matthews World Domination Tour kicked off with two performances at Toronto's Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Sharron Matthews makes her New York cabaret debut at the celebrated nightspot Joe's Pub for two shows on Saturday, June 5 at 7pm and Sunday, June 6 at 9:30pm.

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