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Mary and Max - Canada

Based on an Australian claymation film about two unlikely pen pals, which screened in 2009 at the Calgary International Film Festival, Mary and Max is a hilarious and heartening tale that proves friendship can be found in the most unexpected of places. Join lonely 10-year-old Mary from Melbourne as she writes her way into the life of Max, a 44-year-old man with Asperger’s Syndrome in New York City. With quirky melodies and heartfelt dialogue, their friendship is one you’ll never forget.

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Theatre Calgary

(SE Calgary, )
220 9th Ave
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by Stephen Mosher - Sep 9, 2019
A heartfelt and talent-filled benefit took place at Don't Tell Mama for the Young Minds Foundation Friday night.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Random Acts Presents SCARY STORIES: ARE YOU AFRAID?, featuring ten world premiere tales by some of the country's most exciting playwrights. Performances take place at Otherworld Theatre (3914 N. Clark).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Random Acts presents SCARY STORIES: ARE YOU AFRAID?, featuring ten world premiere tales by some of the country's most exciting playwrights. Performances take place at Otherworld Theatre (3914 N. Clark).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018
Theatre Calgary presents the world premiere of MARY AND MAX - A NEW MUSICAL, with music & lyrics by Bobby Cronin, book by Crystal Skillman, directed by the organization's new artistic director, Stafford Arima, and orchestrations and music supervision by Anna Ebbesen.
by Vicki Trask - Oct 24, 2018
At the end of a long week, Lauren Elder, playing the titular Mary in Mary and Max, sat down with me to have a quick chat about the show and her journey to the Max Bell Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018
The San Diego State University MFA Musical Theatre Program has launched an innovative two-year development program dedicated to fostering the creation of new musicals. The SDSU MFA New Musical Initiative was conceived with the idea of helping musical theatre writers develop a new work through a two-year process including a reading (fall 2018), a workshop (spring 2019) and a full production (spring 2020). 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
European Premiere of Bobby Cronin and Crystal Skillman's MARY AND MAX the musical presented in a startling new production at Austria's Theatre Linz, the award-winning Musical Theatre Department of Landestheater Linz/Austria November 8 a?' December 31, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018
The San Diego State University MFA Musical Theatre Program has launched an innovative two-year development program dedicated to fostering the creation of new musicals. The SDSU MFA New Musical Initiative was conceived with the idea of helping musical theatre writers develop a new work through a two-year process including a reading (fall 2018), a workshop (spring 2019) and a full production (spring 2020). 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Urban Stages Frances Hill, Artistic Director and Antoinette Mullins Literary Manager announce selections for the December play readings.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018
The eleventh season of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series continues on Monday, December 3rd, 2018 with pre-premieres of 2 new musicals: Till Soon, Anne and How the Westons Won .
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by West End Video - Nov 17, 2019
Mark Robert Petty, one half of the transatlantic writing team of Anderson & Petty, brought an evening of his musical collaborations to the Union Theatre on Sunday, 10 November. The song 'Sleeping Sideways', here performed by Lucy St. Louis (Motown, Man Of La Mancha) was written in collaboration with composer Bobby Cronin from the musical Concrete Jungle
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
With words and music by Bobby Cronin and additional material by his Mary and Max collaborator Crystal Skillman, Concrete Jungle, a contemporary take on Cyrano de Bergerac, tells the story of love in the catfishing age where you can be different online versus a?oein real life.a?? The romantic musical comedy asks 'Why is the truth so hard to face and even harder to tell?'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2018
The eleventh season of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series continues on Monday, December 3rd, 2018 with pre-premieres of 2 new musicals: How the Westons Won and Till Soon, Anne.
by Sarah Hookey - May 9, 2019
Rain and Zoe Save the World, an award-winning new play by Crystal Skillman, the bookwriter of Mary and Max the musical, will receive an industry reading at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios on May 15th at 3 PM. The reading will be directed by Hersh Ellis.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019
A private industry-only concert of the award-winning musical MARY AND MAX by Crystal Skillman and Bobby Cronin to be presented MAY 23rd
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series through June 10th, 2020. Upcoming installments of the series include the new musicals Mary and Max, Second Line, Newton's Cradle, Salaam Medina: Tales of a Halfghan, Teeth and Māyā.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, May 20th.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
This summer, Times Square will once again celebrate New York City's talent, culture, and creativity with concert series on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, ambient music at lunch and happy hour, and coloring and drawing activities for all ages on Wednesdays throughout the summer.
by - May 11, 2019
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/11/2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2019
The San Diego State University MFA Musical Theatre Program has launched an innovative two-year development program dedicated to fostering the creation of new musicals. The SDSU MFA New Musical Initiative was conceived with the idea of helping musical theatre writers develop a new work through a two-year process including a reading (fall 2018), a workshop (spring 2019) and a full production (spring 2020). After a competitive submission process, which saw over 120 new scripts and scores, the selection committee chose 'Til Death Do Us Part by Bobby Cronin and Caroline Prugh.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Set in New York City, THE CONCRETE JUNGLE is a modern romantic musical comedy inspired by Cyrano de Bergerac. In this musical "catfish", aspiring poet Abby Burgess slings drinks at the Concrete Jungle Bar & Grill to pay off her student loans. Upon suffering a bout of writer's block, Abby gets a phone call from a panic-stricken Canadian writer guy named Guy that changes her life forever. She begins imagining the inner lives of her customers that sparks her writing to take on a new topic for her…love. But, after Abby describes herself as her friend Vanessa, will Guy professes his love to the wrong woman, or will Abby face her greatest fears and reveal her true self?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2019
Broadway's Lauren Elder (SIDE SHOW, HAIR) led the recent 'In the Spotlight' cabaret held at the Laurie Beechman Theater. The 6th annual show held each July was presented by the Spotlight Kidz under the direction of Sandy Kost-Sterner.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Winner of the SDSU New Musicals Initiative, 'TIL DEATH DO US PART tells the story of Gracie Jean, a spitfire from hardscrabble Tennessee, who is called to preach God's grace, and Matthew, heir apparent to small town Evangelical royalty, who struggles to rebel against his father while maintaining the privilege of his birth. When they meet, it's love at first sight. But what happens when a fairytale marriage becomes a battle of the sexes?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
New York Theatre Barn's 12th season launches with its signature New Works Series on Monday, February 4th, 2019, presenting pre-premieres of two new musicals. Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels) and Zachary Noah Piser (Dear Evan Hansen, Sweeney Todd, Wicked) lead the cast of Postcard American Town, which will be presented with the musical Ramona.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio, will produce a concert presentation of PSYKIDZ: A New Musical by award-winning composer and lyricist Bobby Cronin on Sunday, January 20th at the historic Triad Theatre in Manhattan. The creative team includes producers Jessica R. Grosman and Jonathan Grosman, director Lauren Cohn, and music director Sean Mayes.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
New York Theatre Barn's 12th season begins with its signature New Works Series on Monday, February 4th, 2019 with exclusive pre-premieres of the new musicals Postcard American Town and Ramona.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Award-winning composer/lyricist Bobby Cronin (Mary and Max, 'Til Death Do Us Part, The Concrete Jungle, Psykidz, and Till Soon, Anne) will give a concert featuring some of his favorite Broadway performers: Raymond J. Lee (Groundhog Day, Mamma Mia), Laquet Sharnell Pringle (Memphis, The Lion King), Vishal Vaidya (Groundhog Day, 1776), and Lauren Elder (Side Show, Hair) who starred in the world premiere of Bobby's Mary and Max musical in the fall of 2018. Come see this all-star cast! The evening will also feature recent college graduates Melody Portnoy and Tony LaLonde.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
New York Theatre Barn's 12th season launched with its signature New Works Series on Monday, February 4th, 2019, at the Daryl Roth Theatre's D-Lounge (101 East 15th St., NYC) with pre-premieres of the new musicals Postcard American Town and Ramona.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
This month, Michigan State University is proud to welcome Crystal Skillman as a 2019 Guest Playwright in Residence for a week-and-a-half-long workshop on her new play Pulp Verite. This workshop will culminate in two readings free to the public on Thursday, February 21, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, February 24, at 3 p.m. Both readings will take place in Studio 60 at MSU Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing, Michigan. 
by Review Roundups - Feb 5, 2020
The Louder We Get runs at Theatre Calgary January 28 - February 22, 2020, in the Arts Commons Max Bell Theatre, in Calgary Alberta, Canada. Tickets are on sale now at theatrecalgary.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Pulp Vérité, a new play by playwright Crystal Skillman will receive a 29-hour reading with the award-winning The Workshop Theater. The presentation will culminate in two readings on March 6th at 3 and 7 PM, at the A.R.T/NY studios (520 8th Avenue), in the Bruce Mitchell Room. The reading is free, and reservations can be made at www.workshoptheater.org.
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Feb 11, 2019
Experienced actor Nick Adams takes on the role of Whizzer in FALSETTOS, a national tour of the 2016 Lincoln Center revival of this Tony-awarded show that originally debuted in 1992. Here, he shares a little about his role and career before coming to The Ordway in Saint Paul.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
The Old Globe's 2020 Summer Season brings to Balboa Park an extraordinarily talented group of artists who will delight audiences with their unique takes on four great works of theatre. The season incudes a classic American musical, a new adaptation of a 20th century thriller, and two of Shakespeare's masterworks on our outdoor stage.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
Brooklyn's Brave New World Repertory Theatre Will Launch BNWorks 2020, Its 3rd Annual Play Reading Series - this year focused on Climate Change - in Brooklyn's Flatbush-Ditmas Park.
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
The Secret Theater in Long Island City will present Jonathan Larson's Tony and Pulitzer Award-winning musical RENT.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Professional Performance Prep (The Prep) will host award-winning composer/lyricist Bobby Cronin (Mary and Max, The Concrete Jungle) in concert with students from The Prep on Tuesday, August 27 in two showcases at The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue (inside YOTEL, 4th floor) at 5pm and 7:30pm.
by Martin Ganeider - Apr 8, 2020
The Landestheater Linz got something special for the theatre community. You can enjoy their production of MARY AND MAX online for free for a limited time. Get something to drink, make yourself comfortable on the couch, enjoy this beautiful performance and as always, stay healthy.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
The Tank in association with All For One Theater will present the World Premiere of Open, written by Crystal Skillman
by Martin Ganeider - Apr 25, 2019
Let's have a look at the 2019/2020 season at the Landestheater Linz. It is all about confessions. Confessions have to be made when you select your shows for the next season. Linz has done it wisely in the past. The Landestheater brought huge success into the steel city. Let's see, if the 2019/2020 is able to cope with the past ones.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
The multi-award winning musical theatre department of Landestheater Linz/Austria will present the European premiere of MARY AND MAX the Musical, which had its world premiere just a few months ago at Theatre Calgary, Canada developed by Broadway Dreams Foundation. Based on the claymation film by Adam Elliot, the revised German-speaking version (translation by Jana Mischke) will open in the new opera house of Linz, directed by Viennese director Andy Hallwaxx in a stage design by Kaja Dymnicki.
by Martin Ganeider - Apr 11, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Broadway Unlocked founder Jessica Ryan announced today the talent lineup for the seventh annual #giveback concert slated for Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 7.30pm at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space (44 Charlton Street).  A VIP Reception begins at 6pm, doors open at 6.45pm.  The evening will feature new and original work, including a host of debut songs inspired by the writings of survivors who have found help at CVTC.