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BWW TV: Broadway-Bound THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Stars Gabriel Ebert & Izzie Steele Talk About the Show, Parsonsfield, Stage Fighting & More!BWW TV: Broadway-Bound THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Stars Gabriel Ebert & Izzie Steele Talk About the Show, Parsonsfield, Stage Fighting & More!
Posted: Dec. 17, 2014


Voting for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Now Open in a Record-Breaking 60+ Regions Worldwide!Voting for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Awards Now Open in Record-Breaking 60+ Regions
Posted: Dec. 19, 2014


CrazyLady to Bring Two George F. Walker Premieres to TorontoCrazyLady to Bring Two George F. Walker Premieres to Toronto
Posted: Dec. 18, 2014


INTO THE WOODS Benefit Concert Set for Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, 1/17INTO THE WOODS Benefit Concert Set for Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, 1/17
Posted: Dec. 18, 2014


BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS is a Phenomenal Adaptation of the Classic Stephen Sondheim MusicalBWW Review: INTO THE WOODS is a Phenomenal Adaptation of the Classic Stephen Sondheim Musical
Posted: Dec. 19, 2014


Koffler Centre of the Arts Sets Winter/Spring 2015 Lineup: Live Performances & More!Koffler Centre of the Arts Sets Winter/Spring 2015 Lineup: Live Performances & More!
Posted: Dec. 17, 2014


Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards - Bruce Dow Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Toronto AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards
Posted: Dec. 19, 2014


Joe Cobden, Tamsin Kelsey & More to Star in Canadian Stage's THE OTHER PLACEJoe Cobden, Tamsin Kelsey & More to Star in Canadian Stage's THE OTHER PLACE
Posted: Dec. 18, 2014


BLOOD RELATIONS Begins 1/23 at Alumnae TheatreBLOOD RELATIONS Begins 1/23 at Alumnae Theatre
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


THE BOOK OF MORMON Wraps Successful Run at Centre In The SquareTHE BOOK OF MORMON Wraps Successful Run at Centre In The Square
Posted: Dec. 17, 2014


SMALL AXE Begins Next Month at The Theatre CentreSMALL AXE Begins Next Month at The Theatre Centre
Posted: Dec. 18, 2014


BWW Review: Potted Potter Will Have You Cracking Up Just in Time For the HolidaysBWW Review: Potted Potter Will Have You Cracking Up Just in Time For the Holidays
Posted: Dec. 20, 2014


Tickets to Can Rep's HOW DO I LOVE THEE Now On SaleTickets to Can Rep's HOW DO I LOVE THEE Now On Sale
Posted: Dec. 19, 2014


Chris Tsujiuchi Brings Back A CHRIS-TERICAL CHRISTMAS CABARET This WeekendChris Tsujiuchi Brings Back A CHRIS-TERICAL CHRISTMAS CABARET This Weekend
Posted: Dec. 13, 2014


BWW Review: Potted Potter Will Have You Cracking Up Just in Time For the Holidays BWW Review: Potted Potter Will Have You Cracking Up Just in Time For the Holidays
by Alan Henry on December 20, 2014

I have to admit, I was skeptical when I heard that Potted Potter promises all seven Harry Potter books in just seventy minutes. And several times throughout the night, when the story telling stopped for comedic moments, I was worried they wouldn't finish in time. (more...)
Tickets to Can Rep's HOW DO I LOVE THEE Now On Sale Tickets to Can Rep's HOW DO I LOVE THEE Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk on December 19, 2014

Tickets are on sale now for Canadian Rep Theatre's presentation of the Toronto premiere of Florence Gibson MacDonald's How Do I Love Thee?, at the Berkeley Street Upstairs Theatre, from January 31 - February 22, 2015. (more...)
Voting for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Now Open in a Record-Breaking 60+ Regions Worldwide! Voting for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Now Open in a Record-Breaking 60+ Regions Worldwide!
by BWW Special Coverage on December 19, 2014

Voting is NOW OPEN for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards in a record-breaking number of 60 regions! (more...)
Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards
by BWW Special Coverage on December 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)
Joe Cobden, Tamsin Kelsey & More to Star in Canadian Stage's THE OTHER PLACE Joe Cobden, Tamsin Kelsey & More to Star in Canadian Stage's THE OTHER PLACE
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

Canadian Stage presents the Canadian premiere of The Other Place, a darkly comedic and emotional thriller by Sharr White, nominated for outstanding new off-Broadway play by the 2010-11 Outer Critics Circle Awards. (more...)
SMALL AXE Begins Next Month at The Theatre Centre SMALL AXE Begins Next Month at The Theatre Centre
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

In January The Theatre Centre and Project: Humanity present Small Axe, a new piece of documentary theatre that brings to the stage stories of lesbian, gay and transgender (LGBT) people of colour from Jamaica and the Jamaican-Canadian Diaspora. Their voices, alongside the voice of playwright Andrew Kushnir, contribute to an unflinching and timely exploration of what it means for a white queer artist to engage with injustice in a black community. Investigating homophobia and racism, intersectionality and privilege, Small Axe is on stage Jan. 17 to Feb. 1 at The Theatre Centre (1115 Queen St. W.). (more...)
CrazyLady to Bring Two George F. Walker Premieres to Toronto CrazyLady to Bring Two George F. Walker Premieres to Toronto
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

CrazyLady, a new Toronto-based theatre company co-founded by theatre artists Wes Berger, Sarah Murphy-Dyson (Co-Artistic Producers) and George F. Walker (Creative Consultant), will bring not one, but two George F. Walker premieres to Toronto! (more...)
INTO THE WOODS Benefit Concert Set for Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, 1/17 INTO THE WOODS Benefit Concert Set for Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, 1/17
by BWW News Desk on December 18, 2014

On Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 8:00 pm, Beyond Boundaries presents Into The Woods In Concert at the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto (115 Simpson Avenue) to benefit the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) and MCC Toronto Refugee & Immigration Program. (more...)
BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS is a Phenomenal Adaptation of the Classic Stephen Sondheim Musical BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS is a Phenomenal Adaptation of the Classic Stephen Sondheim Musical
by Alan Henry on December 19, 2014

It's no surprise Walt Disney Pictures has decided to bank on the popularity of the movie musical following the box office success of Les Miserables - what is a surprise is how successfully they've done so. Their first foray into the live-action movie musical, Into the Woods is everything you'd want from a movie musical - but doesn't compromise any of the brilliance of the original even if some modifications were made to fit the medium. (more...)
BWW TV: Broadway-Bound THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Stars Gabriel Ebert & Izzie Steele Talk About the Show, Parsonsfield, Stage Fighting & More! BWW TV: Broadway-Bound THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Stars Gabriel Ebert & Izzie Steele Talk About the Show, Parsonsfield, Stage Fighting & More!
by Alan Henry on December 17, 2014

The Broadway-bound production of The Heart of Robin Hood is opening soon in Toronto, and BroadwayWorld Toronto Senior Editor Alan Henry had a chance to catch up with some of the stars of the show inside the historic Royal Alexandra Theatre before the cast resumes technical rehearsals in Toronto, tomorrow. (more...)
Koffler Centre of the Arts Sets Winter/Spring 2015 Lineup: Live Performances & More! Koffler Centre of the Arts Sets Winter/Spring 2015 Lineup: Live Performances & More!
by BWW News Desk on December 17, 2014

On the heels of a robust and successful fall season featuring several sold-out events, the Koffler Centre of the Arts is delighted to announce its visual arts, literary, and live performance programming for Winter/Spring 2015. The Koffler's contemporary cultural offerings continue to engage audiences and create dialogue within the context of its new home at Artscape Youngplace and beyond. (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON Wraps Successful Run at Centre In The Square THE BOOK OF MORMON Wraps Successful Run at Centre In The Square
by BWW News Desk on December 17, 2014

Last week 14,437 people flocked to Centre In The Square to see the National Tour of The Book of Mormon which ran for eight performances December 9 to 14, 2014. Most performances were sold-out, with overall attendance for the one-week engagement at 97 percent. The show represents the highest attendance and financial impact from a weeklong production at The Centre in over 10 years. In addition, more than 38% percent of the audience were first-time visitors to The Centre. (more...)
BLOOD RELATIONS Begins 1/23 at Alumnae Theatre BLOOD RELATIONS Begins 1/23 at Alumnae Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2014

Alumnae Theatre continues its 2014-2015 season with Sharon Pollock's Governor General's award-winning play Blood Relations January 23-February 7, 2015. (more...)
Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards - Bruce Dow Leads! Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards - Bruce Dow Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage on December 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)
The Bony Fiddle Theatre to Present NIGHTINGALES: UNDISCOVERED & UNPLUGGED VOL. 1, Jan 9 The Bony Fiddle Theatre to Present NIGHTINGALES: UNDISCOVERED & UNPLUGGED VOL. 1, Jan 9
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2014

The Bony Fiddle Theatre Group will present 'Nightingales: Undiscovered & Unplugged Vol. 1' on January 9, 2015 at 7:30pm at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street, Toronto, M4Y 1B4. (more...)
Chris Tsujiuchi Brings Back A CHRIS-TERICAL CHRISTMAS CABARET This Weekend Chris Tsujiuchi Brings Back A CHRIS-TERICAL CHRISTMAS CABARET This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2014

Chris Tsujiuchi returns with A CHRIS-TERICAL CHRISTMAS CABARET, this weekend, Dec. 13-14, at 8pm. The performances takes place at: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (12 Alexander St. Toronto). (more...)
BWW Review: Mary Poppins at Theatre Aquarius is the Best Holiday Show of the Season BWW Review: Mary Poppins at Theatre Aquarius is the Best Holiday Show of the Season
by Dennis Kucherawy on December 11, 2014

Toronto's best holiday family show is actually in Hamilton at Theatre Aquarius. It's Disney/Cameron Mackintosh's "Mary Poppins," featuring a stellar cast of Shaw, Stratford and Charlottetown Festival vets. It also stars Broadway vets award-winning Steven Sutcliffe and Chilina Kennedy as the beloved, magical nanny. This fabulous, fun-filled production runs until Dec. 28th. (more...)
BY Experience to Bring Stratford Festival Selections to Cinemas in 2015 BY Experience to Bring Stratford Festival Selections to Cinemas in 2015
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2014

BY Experience has partnered with the renowned Stratford Festival to present Stratford Festival HD, a stage to screen event series bringing the best of Shakespeare from North America's leading classical theatre company to cinema audiences around the world. Tickets for the first three productions of this series - King Lear (February 25), King John (April 8) and Antony and Cleopatra (May 21) - will go on sale Friday, December 12. Visit ?www.stratfordfestivalHD.com for tickets and participating cinema locations. (more...)
Nightwood Theatre to Present HER2 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Jan 13-Feb 1 Nightwood Theatre to Present HER2 at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Jan 13-Feb 1
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2014

?Nightwood Theatre continues its 2014/15 season with the world premiere of HER2 by celebrated playwright Maja Ardal at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander Street, from January 13 to February 1, 2015. Directed by Kim Blackwell and featuring a stellar all-female cast, HER2 is a probing examination of the uneasy relationship between medical science and the human spirit. (more...)
Beyond Boundaries Hosts COCKTAILS & CANDY CANES Tonight Beyond Boundaries Hosts COCKTAILS & CANDY CANES Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2014

Tonight, December 10th, 2014 at 9:00 pm, Beyond Boundaries presents the holiday musical theatre celebration, Cocktails & Candy Canes, at The Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria Street, Toronto. (more...)
THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Announces Partnership with Forest Ontario THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Announces Partnership with Forest Ontario
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2014

Everyone knows Robin Hood lived in Sherwood Forest, a pristine wonderland of nature, including giant oak trees. When the new stage production THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD begins performances on December 23rd at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Sherwood Forest will be represented on stage in a verdant and magical setting by the celebrated designer Borkur Jonsson. (more...)
Theatre francais de Toronto to Present FLESH AND OTHER FRAGMENTS OF LOVE Theatre francais de Toronto to Present FLESH AND OTHER FRAGMENTS OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2014

Theatre francais de Toronto is thrilled to present the original French languageproduction of Flesh and Other Fragments of Love (Une vie pour deux) written by the Governor General Award-winning playwright Evelyne de la Cheneliere. Directed by Alice Ronfard, and starring Violette Chauveau, (Winner for Best Performance by an Actress in 2012 awarded by the Association quebecoise des critiques de theatre). The critically acclaimed play will be presented in French with English surtitles January 21 to 25 at the Berkeley Street Theatre. (more...)
Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards - Dow, Caine Tied! Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards - Dow, Caine Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage on December 04, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Toronto Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)
BWW Review: The Mythbusters Get Theatrical at the Sony Centre BWW Review: The Mythbusters Get Theatrical at the Sony Centre
by Alan Henry on December 03, 2014

If you've seen the Mythbusters on television, you'll know their television show is all about theatrics. They love to test myths from every-day phrases all the way down to things out of science fiction. And if they don't get the result they were hoping for, odds are they'll blow something up just for fun before the hour is out. (more...)
Tony-Nominated Choreographer Brian Macdonald Passes Away at 86 Tony-Nominated Choreographer Brian Macdonald Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk on December 02, 2014

According to published reports, Brian Macdonald, a Canadian dancer, choreographer, director of opera, theatre and musical theatre, passed away on November 29 in his Stratford home. He was 86 years old. (more...)
Richard Greenblatt to Direct Diane Flacks' WAITING ROOM for Tarragon; Cast Announced! Richard Greenblatt to Direct Diane Flacks' WAITING ROOM for Tarragon; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2014

Tarragon Theatre presents the world premiere of Waiting Room, written by the talented and multi-faceted Diane Flacks, and directed by the equally talented, multi-faceted Richard Greenblatt, teaming up for a second time as writer and director for Tarragon. This powerful new drama about diagnosis, prognosis and uncertainty opens January 14, 2015 and runs to February 15 (previews from January 6) in Tarragon's Mainspace. Six outstanding actors - Ari Cohen, Michelle Monteith, Jordan Pettle, Warona Setshwaelo, Jane Spidell, Jenny Young - are featured in this penetrating work. (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON, Presented by Broadway Across Canada, On Sale 12/8 THE BOOK OF MORMON, Presented by Broadway Across Canada, On Sale 12/8
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2014

The producers of the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Broadway Across Canada announced today that single tickets will go on sale Monday, December 8th at 10am. Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca, or by calling toll-free 1-855-985-5000. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 1-800-889-8457. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 30 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 30
by on November 30, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 30, 2014. (more...)
BWW Preview: A Celebration of TheatreBooks BWW Preview: A Celebration of TheatreBooks
by Dennis Kucherawy on November 30, 2014

Many people in Toronto's arts communities, especially theatre, are still grieving the loss of TheatreBooks after the venerable bookstore closed its doors forever this July after 39 years. Now, many are lost when needing scripts or monologues for auditions. And others feel the same who just love to read about the performing arts. (more...)
BWW Preview: Monday Night Live – A Cabaret Evening to Support Theatre Museum Canada BWW Preview: Monday Night Live – A Cabaret Evening to Support Theatre Museum Canada
by Dennis Kucherawy on November 30, 2014

Did you attend Acting Up Stage Company's recent 'Uncovered-Billy Joel and Elton John' concerts? If not, you missed a sensational performance by Jackie Richardson. But fear not, you'll get another chance to experience our national treasure when she performs with some of our most accomplished musical theatre talents this Monday, Dec. 1st. (more...)
BWW Review: Ross Petty's CINDERELLA is Good Ol' Fashioned Family Entertainment BWW Review: Ross Petty's CINDERELLA is Good Ol' Fashioned Family Entertainment
by Alan Henry on November 29, 2014

Ross Petty's annual pantomime has become, if anything, a tradition and staple in Toronto of the holiday season. As downtown storefronts are transformed from 'pumpkin spice' to 'naughty or nice,' the cast and creative team at Ross Petty Productions work on their whimsical, magical, and hilarious takes on traditional children's stories. (more...)
BWW Exclusive: A First Look at The Second City Live with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra BWW Exclusive: A First Look at The Second City Live with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
by Racheal McCaig on November 28, 2014

The Second City and the Toronto Symphony are coming together for a comedic classical collaboration that strikes the perfect chord. But for the Second City performers taking the stage this weekend at Roy Thompson Hall, they've found working with the symphony does come with some challenges. (more...)
Beyond Boundaries to Host COCKTAILS & CANDY CANES, 12/10 Beyond Boundaries to Host COCKTAILS & CANDY CANES, 12/10
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2014

On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 9:00 pm, Beyond Boundaries presents the holiday musical theatre celebration, Cocktails & Candy Canes, at The Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria Street, Toronto. (more...)
Liam Tobin & Elicia MacKenzie to Star in CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL at Panasonic Theatre Liam Tobin & Elicia MacKenzie to Star in CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL at Panasonic Theatre
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2014

Starvox Entertainment today announced casting details for Trey Parker's Cannibal! The Musical on stage at David Mirvish's Panasonic Theatre (651 Yonge St.) from Feb. 10 to Mar. 8, 2015. The highly anticipated new production tells the hilarious, and (mostly) true story of Alferd Packer, the only person ever convicted of cannibalism in America. Based on Parker's fan-favourite film of the same name, Cannibal! The Musical will premiere a brand new production featuring new songs, new jokes, and an all-Canadian cast led by Liam Tobin as Packer (Shrek the Musical, MTC's Next to Normal) and Elicia MacKenzie (The Sound of Music; winner of CBC's How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?) as Polly Pry, Packer's unexpected love interest. (more...)
Alexander Showcase Theatre to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Begin. Today Alexander Showcase Theatre to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Begin. Today
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2014

Toronto based Alexander Showcase Theatre will perform Charles' Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol" from Nov. 28-30 and Dec. 4-7 at the PapermillTheatre (67 Pottery Road). Tickets are available now at www.alexandershowcasetheatre.com, by emailing tickets@alexandershowcasetheatre.com or by calling (416) 324-1259. (more...)
Toronto's BROADSWAY to Record New Live CD at Jazz Bistro Tonight Toronto's BROADSWAY to Record New Live CD at Jazz Bistro Tonight
by Dennis Kucherawy on November 27, 2014

Following a triumphant, New York City debut earlier this month, the popular trio - comprised of three of Canada's best singer / musicians - returns to Toronto's Jazz Bistro for a special, three-night run. (more...)
Theatre Passe Muraille's THE DE CHARDIN PROJECT Opens Theatre Passe Muraille's THE DE CHARDIN PROJECT Opens
by BWW News Desk on November 26, 2014

Last night, Theatre Passe Muraille (TPM) opened their production of The De Chardin Project, by Adam Seybold, a Dora Award winner for Outstanding New Play in the Independent Theatre category. A multi-award-winning team is involved in this production - featuring Maev Beaty and Cyrus Lane, directed by Alan Dilworth, with designers Lorenzo Savoini and Thomas Ryder Payne. The De Chardin Project is in the TPM Mainspace from November 20 to December 14, 2014. (more...)
BWW to Premiere Anna Kendrick's 'On the Steps of the Palace' from Disney's INTO THE WOODS on Dec. 3 at Noon; World Exclusive Countdown Underway! BWW to Premiere Anna Kendrick's 'On the Steps of the Palace' from Disney's INTO THE WOODS on Dec. 3 at Noon; World Exclusive Countdown Underway!
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that we'll be unveiling an exclusive clip from Rob Marshall's highly-anticipated INTO THE WOODS on Wednesday, December 3 at 12pm EST! (more...)
BWW World Exclusive INTO THE WOODS Clip Coming Soon; Guess the Sondheim Track Featured! BWW World Exclusive INTO THE WOODS Clip Coming Soon; Guess the Sondheim Track Featured!
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that we'll be unveiling an exclusive clip from Rob Marshall's highly-anticipated INTO THE WOODS on Wednesday, December 3 at 12pm EST! (more...)
Sony Centre to Present Louise Lecavalier in SO BLUE in 2015 Sony Centre to Present Louise Lecavalier in SO BLUE in 2015
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2014

The Sony Centre For The Performing Arts will present the return of SO BLUE, choreographed and performed by Louise Lecavalier, joined by Frederic Tavernini after a highly acclaimed and sold-out run at the Fleck Dance Theatre last summer. (more...)

 
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