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Mirvish Productions To Dim Marquee Lights for Brent Carver Photo Mirvish Productions To Dim Marquee Lights for Brent Carver
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Toronto

Mirvish Productions will mark the life of Brent Carver by dimming the marquee lights of two theatres on Friday August 7 at 8PM - the Royal Alexandra, in which he performed his solo show of stories and songs in 1995; and the Princess of Wales, in which he starred as Gandalf in the world premiere production of The Lord of the Rings in 2006.
Stratford Festival Mourns The Death Of Brent Carver Photo Stratford Festival Mourns The Death Of Brent Carver
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Toronto

The Stratford Festival is devastated to learn of the death of Brent Carver, an actor of incomparable talent, winner of a Tony Award for his starring role in Kiss of the Spider Woman, and a long-time Stratford Festival company member.
Jason Robert Brown, Carolee Carmello, Chita Rivera & More Pay Tribute to Brent C Photo Rivera, Brown, Carmello Pay Tribute to the Late Brent Carver
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Toronto

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. This evening, Carver's Broadway colleagues took to social media to celebrate his life and legacy.
Young People's Theatre Presents Canadian Online Premiere of THE WATER GUN SONG Photo Young People's Theatre Presents Canadian Online Premiere of THE WATER GUN SONG
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Toronto

In a Canadian premiere event, Young People's Theatre will present a live virtual performance of award-winning Playwright and Break Beat Poet Idris Goodwin's The Water Gun Song. This insightful short play explores a Black parent navigating a conversation about race with their happy and eager seven-year-old child.
Tony Award Winner Brent Carver Has Passed Away At Age 68 Photo Tony Award Winner Brent Carver Has Passed Away At Age 68
by Alan Henry on August 06, 2020 in Toronto

BroadwayWorld has learned that Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. Born in 1951, the Canadian actor Brent Carver was a star of both stage and screen.
Pianist Jan Lisiecki Performs Virtual Program of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Chop Photo Pianist Jan Lisiecki Performs Virtual Program of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Chopin
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Toronto

Produced in association with Ottawa Chamberfest, Thousand Islands Playhouse, Festival of the Sound, and Stratford Summer Music, Toronto's Koerner Hall hosted Canadian world-renowned pianist Jan Lisiecki in concert and conversation through a virtually broadcasted performance on Tuesday, July 28.
André Alexis Creates a Pandemic-Inspired Audio Drama Trilogy
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Toronto

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Internationally acclaimed, multiple award-winning Toronto novelist André Alexis has teamed up with local experimental theatre company Volcano to create a new audio drama Metamorphosis: a Viral Trilogy. Launching on August 17 with new episodes added on August 24 and 31, the series is a co-presentation between TO Live, SummerWorks, and Canadian Stage. 
Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account! Photo Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account!
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Toronto

We're highlighting our student bloggers on Instagram!
Opera Atelier Announces Reimagined 35th Anniversary Season - A SEASON OF VISIONS Photo Opera Atelier Announces Reimagined 35th Anniversary Season - A SEASON OF VISIONS & DREAMS
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Toronto

Opera Atelier has announced its new, reimagined 35th Anniversary Season with two fully-staged and livestreamed productions at Koerner Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning.
VIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Visits Toronto's Best Spots Photo VIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Visits Toronto's Best Spots
by Stage Tube on August 05, 2020 in Toronto

In this episode, Steffi and Lisa break out of their houses and visit their favourite spots around Toronto, 2 metres apart of course. They make their way from the Distillery District to Ossington with a few stops along the way.
New Sketch Comedy Album WALL AND COUCH from Shortweird Radio to Launch Photo New Sketch Comedy Album WALL AND COUCH from Shortweird Radio to Launch
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Toronto

Toronto-based comedian Marcel St. Pierre is known primarily as an improvisor, but one of his first loves is sketch comedy. Back in 2003, he put together a dream team of some of the Toronto's best in a series of weekend writing and recording sessions in a north end studio.
Theaturtle and Shakespeare in Action Present ALPHONSE Photo Theaturtle and Shakespeare in Action Present ALPHONSE
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Toronto

Alphonse, by Canadaa??s most acclaimed contemporary playwright Wajdi Mouawad, will be performed by multi-award winning performers Kaleb Alexander & Alon Nashman in what will be the Toronto's first live in-person performance of a play since COVID-19 closed stage doors back in March.
Talk Is Free Theatre Presents Live Programming This September Photo Talk Is Free Theatre Presents Live Programming This September
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Toronto

Today Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced that Talk Is Free Theatre will present a lineup of intimate live performances this September that exemplify the resilience, fortitude, and determination of the human spirit during these times.
Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Photo Birdland Brings Concert Series To BWW; Von Essen, Vosk, Rockwell, Leung, Szot & More
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Toronto

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
Black Women Led Production Company OYA Media Group Is Taking Charge Of Their Nar Photo Black Women Led Production Company OYA Media Group Is Taking Charge Of Their Narratives
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Toronto

The OYA Media Group, headed by ALISON DUKE and NGARDY CONTEH GEORGE is committed to the ongoing support, education and promotion of young Black filmmakers. 
VIDEO: GHOSTS OF THE ROYAL ALEX Continues with a New Chapter and New Song Releas Photo VIDEO: GHOSTS OF THE ROYAL ALEX Continues with a New Chapter and New Song Released
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Toronto

The six-part serialized story (available in a podcast) and song cycle (released as a music video) called Ghosts of the Royal Alex continues today with a new chapter and new song release. 
VIDEO: Deb McGrath and Colin Mochrie Guest on CHECK IN FROM AWAY Photo VIDEO: Deb McGrath and Colin Mochrie Guest on CHECK IN FROM AWAY
by Stage Tube on July 28, 2020 in Toronto

A new episode has been released of Mirvish's series, Check in From Away!
Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For Photo Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For LIVE Concerts
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Toronto

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Liz Callaway, Stephanie J. Block, and Rachel Bay Jones will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
BMO IFFSA Toronto Reinvents Itself as Virtual Film Festival Experience Photo BMO IFFSA Toronto Reinvents Itself as Virtual Film Festival Experience
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2020 in Toronto

BMO IFFSA Toronto, the largest South Asian film festival in North America, is back in an innovative new way! The cutting-edge BMO IFFSA Virtual 2020 portal is now live!
Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes With Our Summer Sale! Photo Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes
by BWW Staff on July 23, 2020 in Toronto

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre have joined forces to bring online triple threat classes to students around the world. Now, for a limited time only, you can save 10% with our summer sale! Freshening up those triple threat skills is a great way to get ready to go back to school or get a leg up in the audition room.
9 Megan Hilty Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Megan Hilty Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on July 23, 2020 in Toronto

Megan Hilty is stopping by The Seth Concert Series this weekend and we wanted to look back at some of our favorite past performances of hers!
Shaw Festival Announces Further Cancellations Photo Shaw Festival Announces Further Cancellations
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2020 in Toronto

Based on the Province of Ontario's framework for reopening businesses and the further extension of the State of Emergency, the Shaw Festival is not able to proceed with the season as scheduled. As a result, The Shaw must cancel all performances and public events through September 15.
QUIZ: Create a Broadway Playlist and We'll Determine Which New Off-Broadway Show Photo QUIZ: Create a Broadway Playlist for an Album Recommendation!
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2020 in Toronto

From the best opening numbers to that dazzling 11 o'clock number... create a Broadway playlist for an Off-Broadway album recommendation!
Canadian Mentorship Program Launched to Support New Generation of Lighting Desig Photo Canadian Mentorship Program Launched to Support New Generation of Lighting Designers
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2020 in Toronto

Design Incubator and The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) today announced the launch of a unique and innovative lighting design mentorship program - the first of its kind in Canada.
VIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Chats With Musicians Who Have Performed on the Mirvish Photo VIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Chats With Musicians Who Have Performed on the Mirvish Stage
by Stage Tube on July 21, 2020 in Toronto

This week, Steffi and Lisa check in with some musicians who have played on the Mirvish stage. From Come From Away, Levon Ichkhanian, Anh Fung, Greg Hawco, Linsey Beckett, and Bob Foster drop by. Melanie Doane gives a ukulele lesson.