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Hairspray - 2004 - Toronto Tickets, News, Info & More

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Run Type: Open Run
Market: Toronto
Previews: April 08, 2004
Closing: November 28, 2004

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by Tyler Peterson - Oct 31, 2014
A new production of the international smash hit Hairspray will embark on a major UK tour in 2015/16. This big, bold and beautiful musical comedy will begin its UK tour at Leicester's Curve theatre on 9 September 2015 and will then tour to 29 venues across the UK, including a Christmas residency at Birmingham Alexandra Theatre in December 2015.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 31, 2014
KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper, will play Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall for a limited, one-week engagement February 3-8, 2015.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 31, 2014
In this winner of the 2010 Tony Award for BEST PLAY, master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art, a series of murals for New York's famed Four Seasons Restaurant. In the two fascinating years that follow, Rothko works feverishly with his young assistant, Ken, in his studio in the Bowery. But when Ken gains the confidence to challenge him, Rothko faces the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also become his undoing.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014
In Ridgetop, South Carolina, 1906, Mirandy is determined to catch Brother Wind. It's the best bet to win the cake walk, but he eludes all the tricks that her friends advise. This adaptation of Patricia McKissack's award-winning book (Caldecott Medal and Coretta Scott King Award for Illustrators) is a cultural celebration that is full of lively song and dance. Mirandy and Brother Wind is the final production in RLT's series, 'Connecting Theatre to 20th Century African American Experiences.' This is an area premiere.
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 30, 2014
There's 36 hours to go until voting closes in this year's BWW:UK Awards - but can Miss Saigon hang on to the lead in all its categories?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014
Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child.
by Jessica Showers - Oct 30, 2014
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE REAL THING opens on Broadway, BROADWAY SESSIONS goes drag and more!
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 30, 2014
Acclaimed director, choreographer, and dancer Adam Shankman will team with both 'The Wedding Planner' Writers and actress Ellen Pompeo for new television projects heading to FOX and ABC.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 30, 2014
Allison Williams, Sandy Duncan and Cathy Rigby, who all took on the iconic role of 'Peter Pan' united for the very first time on NBC's TODAY this morning to discuss how the role touched their lives and those of fans.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 30, 2014
50 Shades! The Musical Parody at The Elektra Theatre (300 W. 43rd Street) has announced that tickets are now on sale through April 5, 2015 due to sold-out houses and rave reviews.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 30, 2014
What happens when Broadway's greatest musical legends meet Broadway's greatest satirist? Absolute hilarity! FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS, created and written by Gerard Alessandrini, is a funny, loving, tongue in cheek, and tremendously entertaining tribute to some of the theater's greatest stars and songwriters.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 30, 2014
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for its holiday musical, Elf. Based on the 2003 film starring Will Ferrell, Elf has a book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Elf will be directed by Eric Ankrim and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 30, 2014
The actors joined Allison Williams on this morning's TODAY and were asked what advice they would give the 'Girls' star before she appears on NBC's upcoming live broadcast.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014
Marty Thomas and Marissa Rosen once again join forces to throw a Halloween soiree with live concert tonight in the atrium of New World Stages. Tired of over crowded bars, with lines spilling into the streets, overpriced drinks and bathroom lines around the block? Start a new Halloween tradition!
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 29, 2014
Darlene Love reveals that she will end her 30-year holiday tradition of performing her 1963 classic 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)' on CBS's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN when THE TALK show host signs off next year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014
Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Broadway In Boston have announced that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will go on sale to the public Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 10AM. Performances at the Boston Opera House, January 27 through February 15, 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014
The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces the winners of the fifth annual Choreographers of Color Award:Jennifer Archibald, Abdul Latif and Stephanie Martinez. This announcement follows a national call for artists to submit applications, which began in July.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 29, 2014
Peter Pan and The Lost Boys may soon be headed to Fox.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 29, 2014
The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces the winners of the fifth annual Choreographers of Color Award: Jennifer Archibald, Abdul Latif and Stephanie Martinez. This announcement follows a national call for artists to submit applications, which began in July.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 29, 2014
THE LOVE NOTE, a spirited new musical with 'the exuberance of Hairspray and the sweet innocence of Bye Bye Birdie'(Boston Theater Mirror), is set to officially open Off-Broadway Tuesday, November 11th. Performances are underway now at Actors Temple Theatre.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 29, 2014
PETER PAN LIVE! executive producer Neil Meron turned to Twitter to share the exciting breaking news that Allison Williams, Sandy Duncan and Cathy Rigby will unite for the very first time on NBC's TODAY, today November 30th.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 29, 2014
Producers of You Can't Take It With You, the Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, just announced the critically acclaimed show will extend its engagement throughSunday, February 22, 2015.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 29, 2014
The boy who won't grow up is flying back to the Memphis stage! Wendy, John, and Michael Darling's world is turned upside down when Peter Pan swoops into their nursery. He leads them to Neverland where they encounter the cunning and evil Captain Hook, villainous pirates, a crafty crocodile, and the sprightly fairy Tinker Bell. Featuring classic songs such as 'I Gotta Crow,' 'Neverland,' and 'I'm Flying,' Peter Pan promises to touch, inspire, dazzle, and charm all generations.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 29, 2014
The 2014-15 Broadway on Center Series, presented at Mesa Arts Center in partnership with WestCoast Entertainment, brings National Touring Broadway production Elf the Musical, a hilarious Christmas favorite based on the 2003 New Line Cinema movie hit, to Mesa arts Center for performances on Tuesday, Dec. 2 and Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, mesaartscenter.com or by calling 480-644-6500.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014
Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig, lead producers of Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), have announced final casting for the upcoming first national tour including two Colorado natives. Kinky Boots plays The Buell Theatre today, October 29-November 9 only.
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 28, 2014
Miss Saigon, Les Miserables and Urinetown are all leading the musical theatre categories in this year's BWW:UK Awards - with Saigon stars Eva Noblezada, Kwang-Ho Hong, Rachelle Ann Go and Jon Jon Briones all out in front in the performance categories.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 28, 2014
Rehearsals begin today for A Christmas Story, The Musical - the sensational hit Seattle can't stop talking about. After premiering at The 5th Avenue Theatre in 2010, A Christmas Story, The Musical spent two wildly successful holiday seasons in New York City and spurred a national tour.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 28, 2014
James Earl Jones and Kristine Nielsen appeared on this week's WPIX11 in New York to chat about their roles in the Broadway revival of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is proud to annouce the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE opening tonight, October 28th and running through Sunday, November 2nd at the Benedum Center.ANNIE is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Broadway Across America and Pittsburgh Symphony.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014
After many successful Broadway productions, a big screen adaptation and over 40 awards worldwide, the highly-praised musical thriller Sweeney Todd will play in one of Canada's greatest venue: Le Capitole de Que?bec. The production will mark the show's world premiere in French and will definitely be Quebec City's EVENT of next fall!
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 27, 2014
50 Shades! The Musical Parody at The Elektra Theatre (300 W. 43rd Street) has announced a special Halloween performance on October 31st.
by Jessica Khan - Oct 27, 2014
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: ROCK OF AGES and West End's WICKED gain new stars, OH HELL NO! begins off-Broadway, stars gather for a slew of galas and benefits tonight, and Broadway hunk Jeremy Jordan makes his 54 Below debut!
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2014
Just last week, On the Town returned to Broadway in a revival directed by John Rando, which is running at the Lyric Theatre. Before Alysha Umphress and Jay Armstrong Johnson took on the iconic roles of Hildy and Chip, Lea DeLaria and Jesse Tyler Ferguson played them in the 1998 Broadway revival. Watch them perform showstopper 'I Can Cook Too' on The Rosie O'Donnell Show in the video flashback below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014
After six consecutive years, Disney's Beauty and the Beast has relinquished its place as the top musical in the annual survey of most-produced titles in United States high school theatres, unseated during the 2013-14 season by another adaptation of an animated anti-hero: Shrek the Musical. Returning to the list, and rounding out the top three, is Godspell, which has seen its popularity rise after a recent Broadway revival and subsequent national tour.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014
Come and dance the blues away with Five Guys Named Moe! Helen Hayes Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootcandy, director of The Mountaintop at Arena Stage) returns to Arena Stage to direct an explosive, reimagined tribute to the 'King of the Jukebox'-legendary composer and saxophonist Louis Jordan. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in costume below!
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 27, 2014
Matthew Morrison is officially returning to New York City next year - and Broadway seems to be in his immediate plans.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014
Deadline reports that NYMF and Edinburgh Fringe hit CLINTON: THE MUSICAL is headed for two starry showcases in New York City next month, featuring Kerry Butler as Hillary and Alan Campbell as Bill. The industry presentations will take place on November 6 and 7, directed by Dan Knechtges (Xanadu, Lysistrata Jones).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014
Olivier winner Michael Ball announced on his website today, just before the release of his 19th solo album 'If Everyone Was Listening' on November 17, that he will kick off a spring 2015 UK tour.
by Meet the Cast - Oct 26, 2014
THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting and book by Tony Award winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey opens tonight, October 26. The Last Ship is directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and choreographed by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Steven Hoggett. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch the company onstage in a commercial for the show below!
by Robert Diamond - Oct 25, 2014
The Muny in St. Louis has just revealed their 2015 season via the St. Louis Post Dispatch which will include BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, MY FAIR LADY, OKLAHOMA!, HAIRSPRAY, INTO THE WOODS, BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY and a new adaption of HOLIDAY INN.
by Jade Kops - Oct 25, 2014
THE WHARF REVUE: OPEN FOR BUSINESS is a fast paced, cleverly scripted and superbly delivered political satire where all the players in the current political landscape are fair game, and even a few old names are included.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014
Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) continues its 2014-15 season of new plays next week with Monica Bauer's Chosen Child.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 24, 2014
The Washington Pavilion will bring the Broadway musical ELF to Sioux Falls, SD. Tickets are available now for performances at 7:30 p.m. on November 11 & 12.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 24, 2014
The upcoming Broadway reimagining of Side Show, featuring leading ladies Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, begins performances next week at the St. James Theatre - and today, the production has solidified its day-of rush policy.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 24, 2014
Allison Williams spoke from a West Side rehearsal space about starring in NBC's highly anticipated live broadcast of the classic musical PETER PAN. The production airs on Thursday December 4th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014
Tonight, October 24 at 7:30pm, Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street -- between Rivington & Delancey) will proudly present the World-Premiere presentation and Special Equity Showcase production of MAMA ROSE, a solo performance art/experimental play with music about Rose Waits, a woman from Buffalo who could have ruled the world if they had let her.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014
Jefferson Performing Arts Society, a 37 year-old organization, is preparing for its 19th Annual Pasta & Puccini fundraising Gala.
by BWW Staff - Oct 24, 2014
Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this week's edition, we caught up with Mitchell Jarvis, who is starring as 'Stacee Jaxx' in Rock of Ages- currently playing at the Helen Hayes Theatre.