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Urinetown - 2004 - Toronto

ONE OF THE MOST UPROARIOUSLY FUNNY MUSICALS IN YEARS, URINETOWN IS A HILARIOUS TALE OF GREED, CORRUPTION, LOVE, AND REVOLUTION IN A TIME WHEN WATER IS WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD. IN A GOTHAM-LIKE CITY, A TERRIBLE WATER SHORTAGE, CAUSED BY A 20-YEAR DROUGHT, HAS LED TO A GOVERNMENT-ENFORCED BAN ON PRIVATE TOILETS. WITH A WINK TO ITS OLD “UNISEX” BATHROOMS, CIRCLE CAN’T HELP BUT RELISH THIS EDGY MUSICAL TREAT.

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Bluma Appel Theatre [St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts]

(Toronto, )
27 Front Street East
Toronto,
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by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
For Space 55's final virtual play of the season, they're combining surrealistic theatre & old school JRPGs like Final Fantasy and Chrono Trigger-to create a work of video game theatre!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2021
Aurora Theatre Company today announced that Managing Director Julie Saltzman Kellner will step down in the beginning of June 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
On March 16, 2020, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley launched “Stars In The House” in response to what they knew would be an immediate need for funds in light of the Broadway shutdown.  Now, one year and over 375 episodes later, “Stars In The House” has raised over $715,000 for The Actors Fund & an additional $200,000 for other charity organizations.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021
“Stars In The House” will be celebrating Women’s History Month with a line-up of talented, award-winning guest hosts.  Anika Larsen will kick things off tomorrow night at 8:00pm PT, followed by Laura Benanti, Krysta Rodriguez, and Brenda Braxton, all in support of The Actors Fund, for which “Stars In The House” has raised OVER $715,000!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
Constellation Theatre Company will kick off Season 14: Electric Impulses with Sue Jin Song's powerful one-woman show, Children of Medea. The production will be fully staged and filmed at CulturalDC's Source Theatre using a dynamic multi-camera setup and streamed online to audiences across the DC area and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
Vineyard Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, and Irish Repertory Theatre in association with Jeff Berger, have announced John Cullum: An Accidental Star, which will premiere April 8 and will be available for streaming on demand through April 22. Two live watch party events will take place April 8 at 7:00 pm EDT and April 17 at 2:00 pm EDT.  
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2021
Today's Theater Stories features the Stephen Sondheim Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest-running show, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, the show currently inhabiting the theatre, Mrs. Doubtfire, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2021
The anniversary episode broke the single-show fundraising record, raising over $28,300 (including a $10,000 matching grant from the Frances Lear Foundation).  Now, after over 375 episodes, “Stars In The House” has raised over $751,842 for The Actors Fund & $200,000 for other charity organizations who have needed support throughout the pandemic.   
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2021
BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical will resume performances at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End on 20 August 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2021
The cast will also include Ishmail Aaron, Michelle Andrews, Delycia Belgrave, Joel Benjamin, Tanisha-Mae Brown, Callum Fitzgerald, Emily Goodenough, Billy Hardy, Aaron Jenkins, Liam Marcellino, Theo Reece, Hollie Jane Stephens and Harrison Wilde. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2021
This month, The Studio Theatre™ Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open its first production of its fifth season, 9 to 5 The Musical, music & lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick. The production will be staged at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center (1051 Main Street, The Villages, FL). 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
New Year, New Reunion!  Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the new year will bring with it new “Stars In The House” reunions of some of the most beloved casts from stage and screen, beginning with “The Waltons” on Thursday, January 7 at 8PM ET. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021
Urban Stages has announced a February virtual production, THE HEROES AND VILLAINS MONOLOGUES, streaming February 5- 12, 2021 at urbanstages.org. Creative Consultant Bara Swain serves as the project's producer with Kim T. Sharp as the production manager. 
by BWW Staff - Jan 14, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
Paging the doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital!  Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that some of our favorite Seattle-based surgeons will join them on “Stars In The House” on Thursday, January 14 at 8pm ET. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2021
Broadway and opera star Zachary James (THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SOUTH PACIFIC, AKHNATEN at Metropolitan Opera) will host the best of Broadway and beyond in his new weekly online talk show, WHAT HAPPENED WAS...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
Today, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced that the cast of the beloved series “The Love Boat” will join them for a very special reunion on “Stars In The House” on Thursday, February 11 at 8pm ET in support of The Actors Fund. 
by Team BWW - Feb 4, 2021
It might be a while before you visit your next stage door, but that doesn't mean you can't connect with your favorite Broadway stars in 2021. New to the Stage Door family this week are Michael James Scott, Krista Rodriguez, Nikki Snelson, Courtney Mack, and English Bernhardt!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Dust off your suits, gladiators!  Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of “Scandal” will come together again for another for a very special episode of “Stars In The House” which will livestream on PEOPLE’s social platforms Saturday, February 6 at 8pm ET.  
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2021
TheatreZone, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 professional theatre in its 16th season of performances in-residence at the G&L Theatre on the Community School of Naples campus, will present “Those Were the Days”  March 4-14 as the fourth event of its Season 2020-21 Showstopper Series. Those Were the Days will be held at 7:30p.m. on March 4, 5, 7, 11, 12, 13, and at 2:00p.m. on February 6, 7, 13 and 14, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
In addition to enjoying hit songs from television shows throughout the decades, audiences attending TheatreZone's March 4-14 performances of Those Were the Days will delight in the talents of cast member and American Idol Season Nine finalist, Paige Miles.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2021
Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor's professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents a new play written specifically for the Zoom format each month (January through April) with their PLAY OF THE MONTH series.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2021
Between the election and the inauguration, politics has very much been in the foreground this past year, and this Presidents' Day, we're celebrating in song! BroadwayWorld has pulled together 40 of our favorite songs from musicals with political messages.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2021
Westport Country Playhouse will present a virtual Script in Hand playreading of “A Sherlock Carol,” a new, mystery mashup featuring familiar characters from the literature of Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Dickens.
by Pauline Vella - Feb 11, 2021
A joyous celebration of Musical Theatre that packs a powerful message!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
TheatreZone, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 professional theatre in its 16th season of performances in-residence at the G&L Theatre on the Community School of Naples campus, will present “Those Were the Days”  March 4-14 as the fourth event of its Season 2020-21 Showstopper Series.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2021
The cast of “Cagney & Lacey” will reunite on “Stars In The House” on Wednesday, April 14 at 8pm ET. Sharon Gless (Christine Cagney), Tyne Daly (Mary Beth Lacey), and Martin Kove (Victor Isbecki), will come together to talk about their time on the beloved series, which became the quintessential show for, and about, working women. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2021
Today (April 8) in live streaming: Ali Stroker visits Backstage Live, 32 Bar Cut with Bradley Gibson and more!
by Student Blogger: Erika Spondike - Apr 8, 2021
You've heard enough about my experience with COVID-era Broadway School. I wanted to ask my peers how they were holding up (and catch up with their current favorite things).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
“The Kids Are All Right” cast will reunite on “Stars In The House” on Saturday, April 10 at 8pm ET in support of The Actors Fund.  Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska, and Josh Hutcherson will come together to talk about their time working on Lisa Cholodenko’s beautiful movie about what really makes a family a family.   
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
New York Theatre Barn has announced that it has named Kate Trammell as its Managing Director and Pauls Macs as its Artistic Associate. Under the direction of Joe Barros (Artistic Director) and Jen Sandler (Associate Artistic Director), New York Theatre Barn is an anti-racist  non-profit theatre company that has served as a home for original culture shifting musicals during incubation since 2007.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
Hussian College's all-puppet version of Urinetown The Musical will premiere online April 16th at 7PM PST. This student-led limited engagement is a HCLA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2021
Olivier Award-Winning, Jenna Russell, has been announced as the second and final patron of JGH Academy of Theatre Arts in Canterbury, Kent. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2021
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that they will reunite the casts of some of theater-goers favorite Broadway shows, including “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” “Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella,” and “Anastasia,” all in support of The Actors Fund. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
This season the Studio Theatre has curated four stories that unpack what it means to adapt to the changing world and also what to do when adapting isn’t the answer. When is it time to change the world rather than just yourself?
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 23, 2021
You most likely know today’s subject Erin Driscoll Gardiner as a superb performer. Some of her most memorable performances over the years include the title role in Violet and Cinderella in Into the Woods at Ford’s Theatre, many productions at Signature Theatre including a Helen Hayes Award winning performance as Hope Cladwell in Urinetown, and of course her solo cabarets where her angelic voice always rings like a band of angels.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021
Flint Rep announces a new, reimagined season for the summer: FLINT REP OUTSIDE!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2021
In a special online presentation, ArtsBridge Foundation today announced the nominees for the 13th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards, with winners to be unveiled in a virtual awards event on May 20.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021
Vineyard Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, Irish Repertory Theatre, in association with Jeff Berger, has announced that  John Cullum: An Accidental Star is now available on demand for an additional two weeks through Thursday, May 6.  The final live watch party event will take place on April 17 at 2:00 pm EDT.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance, a program within the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University presents Trivøya Gold, a new musical with book and lyrics by Alana Jacoby and music by Scotty Arnold.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of “ER” will reunite on “Stars In The House” for a special Earth Day episode benefiting Waterkeeper Alliance.
by Michael Dale - Apr 12, 2021
The first time I saw John Cullum live on stage his fingers were clutched to a window frame of designer Robin Wagner's art deco luxury liner, playing the maniacally flamboyant theatre producer Oscar Jaffe attempting to board a moving train in his Tony-winning turn in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2021
The cast will commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the show's Broadway premiere with an evening of backstage stories, reminiscing, and of course, plenty of music! 
by Review Roundups - Apr 12, 2021
Vineyard Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, and Irish Repertory Theatre in association with Jeff Berger present John Cullum: An Accidental Star, which premiered on April 8 and will be available for streaming on demand through April 22. Check out what the critics had to say!
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Apr 12, 2021
The Landless Theatre Company's sock puppet rendition of 'Urinetown' feels like a joke gone too far, with no clear audience in mind.
by Roy Berko - Apr 11, 2021
This and other personal tales are the core of John Cullum: An Accidental Star. Stories about the golden days of the American musical and his friendships with the likes of Richard Burton, Robert Goulet, and Julie Andrews, told in his home-style manner, is interspersed with songs from shows in which he appeared.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2021
Oswego Opera Theater presents La Serva Padrona by Giocomo Pergolesi. The production streams live online on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.