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Trey Parker's CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL and Zombie Musical EVIL DEAD Set for Starvox's 10th Anniversary SeasonTrey Parker's CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL & More Set for Starvox's 10th Anniv. Season
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


FLYING TORTILLAS, JOHNMAN, JACK WISE and More Added to Scotiabank BuskerFest 2014 LineupFLYING TORTILLAS, JOHNMAN, JACK WISE and More Added to Scotiabank BuskerFest 2014 Lineup
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


EVIL DEAD, POTTED POTTER, CANNIBAL! and More Set for Starvox's 10th Anniversary SeasonEVIL DEAD, POTTED POTTER, CANNIBAL! and More Set for Starvox's 10th Anniversary Season
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre to Present A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, 8/5-12/21St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre to Present A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, 8/5-12/21
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


CHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews Tonight at Stratford FestivalCHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews Tonight at Stratford Festival
Posted: Jul. 29, 2014


CHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews 7/29 at Stratford FestivalCHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews 7/29 at Stratford Festival
Posted: Jul. 25, 2014


Nightwood Theatre's New Groundswell Festival to Return 9/8-14Nightwood Theatre's New Groundswell Festival to Return 9/8-14
Posted: Jul. 30, 2014


INTO THE WOODS Begins Tonight at Randolph TheatreINTO THE WOODS Begins Tonight at Randolph Theatre
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh to Star in Stratford's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, Opening 8/14Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh to Star in Stratford's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, Opening 8/14
Posted: Jul. 31, 2014


Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh to Star in Stratford's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, Opening 8/14
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2014

With a string of hit musicals to his credit at Stratford, including 42nd Street, Camelot, Evita and West Side Story, director Gary Griffin returns to the classics in his fifth Festival season with Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra. Starring Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh, the tragic drama begins previews on Sunday, August 3, at Stratford's Tom Patterson Theatre. The production officially opens on Thursday, August 14. (more...)
INTO THE WOODS Begins Tonight at Randolph Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2014

Toronto's musical theatre fans awaiting the Christmas release of Disney's Into the Woods will be able to get a summertime fairy tale fix with the Randolph Academy's production of the Stephen Sondheim musical. The Academy's 2014 graduating class presents Into the Woods, directed and choreographed by Timothy French, from tonight, July 31 to August 9, 2014 at the Randolph Theatre. (more...)
Nightwood Theatre's New Groundswell Festival to Return 9/8-14
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2014

Nightwood Theatre launches its 2014/15 season with the return of our popular festival of new works, the New Groundswell Festival, in The Historic Distillery District from September 8 to 14, 2014. Featuring workshop productions of Obeah Opera by Nicole Brooks and With Individual Desire by Susanna Fournier from an original idea by Kelli Fox and Sarah Kitz, the festival also features a National Play Reading Series, and late-night Saloon Salons on topical themes. The talents of more than 50 women artists will be showcased over the seven days of the festival. (more...)
St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre to Present A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, 8/5-12/21
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2014

Drayton Entertainment's 2014 Season continues with a memorable musical tribute to the legendary entertainer Patsy Cline. A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline makes a triumphant return to the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre after its record-breaking run 14 years ago. This engaging musical presentation features 21 of Patsy's greatest hits while taking the audience on a journey through her life and career. (more...)
FLYING TORTILLAS, JOHNMAN, JACK WISE and More Added to Scotiabank BuskerFest 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2014

Toronto's Downtown Yonge Neighbourhood will welcome even more amazing entertainment - and a healthy dose of silliness - as Epilepsy Toronto, in partnership with the Downtown Yonge BIA, announces more new and returning acts at its signature fundraising event, Scotiabank BuskerFest. The 15th edition of Toronto's international street performers festival runs Thursday, August 21 to Sunday, August 24 throughout the Yonge Street corridor, from Queen to College Streets (which will be closed to traffic) and surrounding areas (including Trinity Square Park, Yonge-Dundas Square and Gould Street). (more...)
EVIL DEAD, POTTED POTTER, CANNIBAL! and More Set for Starvox's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2014

Starvox Entertainment has been wowing audiences for years, bringing the best in entertainment to Toronto and stages around the world. Celebrating ten years in the biz, the company today announced a packed calendar of productions and events, including smash hits, fan favourites and a new partnership with the Randolph Theatre. Get ready for flesh eaters, hot flashes, magic and, of course, a little song and dance. (more...)
Trey Parker's CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL and Zombie Musical EVIL DEAD Set for Starvox's 10th Anniversary Season
by Louisa Brady on July 29, 2014

In Starvox Entertainment's 10th anniversary season, President Corey Ross plans for a season of 'full-blooded entertainment,' featuring Trey Parker's CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL and Toronto favorite EVIL DEAD. (more...)
CHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews Tonight at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2014

The Stratford Festival will present Linda Gaboriau's remarkable new translation of Michel Marc Bouchard's Christina, The Girl King. Written by one of Quebec's most celebrated playwrights, and directed by Vanessa Porteous, Artistic Director of Alberta Theatre Projects, the play makes its English language premiere at Stratford's Studio Theatre. Previews begin tonight, July 29, and the production officially opens on Thursday, August 14. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 27
by on July 27, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 27, 2014. (more...)
CHRISTINA, THE GIRL KING Begins Previews 7/29 at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2014

The Stratford Festival will present Linda Gaboriau's remarkable new translation of Michel Marc Bouchard's Christina, The Girl King. Written by one of Quebec's most celebrated playwrights, and directed by Vanessa Porteous, Artistic Director of Alberta Theatre Projects, the play makes its English language premiere at Stratford's Studio Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, July 29, and the production officially opens on Thursday, August 14. (more...)
The Container Collective & SummerWorks Festival Present Canadian Premiere of THE CONTAINER, 8/7 - 8/17
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2014

Five migrants from Somalia, Afghanistan and Turkey have paid an Agent to smuggle them across Europe and into England. Inside a shipping container parked behind the Theatre Centre, the Container Collective invites Toronto audiences to experience the claustrophobic, dark, and cramped conditions that that five refugees endure in order to start a new life. Extremely limited seating is available for shows August 7-17th as part of the SummerWorks Festival. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.summerworks.ca or by calling 416.907.0468. (more...)
ANTE Up Productions to Bring AND NOW, THE END to 2014 SummerWorks Festival, Aug 7-17
by BWW News Desk on July 23, 2014

ANTE Up Productions is proud to present And Now, The End, a new Canadian musical playing at Theatre Passe Muraille as part of the 2014 Summerworks Festival, August 7 to 17th. (more...)
Old Norman Productions Brings SONNY UNDER THE ASSUMPTION to AKI Studio Theatre, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk on July 23, 2014

Old Norman Productions is pleased to announce the world premiere of SONNY UNDER THE ASSUMPTION, an original play by Edward Allan Baker (North of Providence, Dolores) debuting in Toronto, today, July 23-27 at the AKI Studio Theatre, Daniel Spectrum Artscape (250-585 Dundas Street). This powerful play investigates the realistic gap between the haves and have-nots, and questions whether individual people are truly capable of changing themselves - and thereby able to change the community they live in. (more...)
Toronto International Film Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2014

Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, announced the first round of titles premiering in the Galas and Special Presentations programmes of the 39th Toronto International Film Festival®. (more...)
Breaking News: 'THE LAST FIVE YEARS' Film Set To Premiere at TIFF
by Alan Henry on July 22, 2014

Today it was announced that the film version of Jason Robert Brown's musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS will premier at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this fall. The movie will be shown as part of the 'Special Presentations' series. No further details about the TIFF screening have been released. (more...)
Auditions for the Toronto Production of 'ONCE' to be Held This Saturday at the Randolph Academy!
by Alan Henry on July 21, 2014

Open call auditions for ensemble roles in the upcoming new sit-down Canadian production of ONCE will take place on Saturday July 26 at 9:30am at the Randolph Academy. ONCE is a show performed by actor/musicians who can tell stories, create nuanced characters and make music and movement together as an ensemble. Each performer must be proficient at playing a musical instrument, or, put another way, each musician must be a skilled actor who can disappear under the skin of another character. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 20
by on July 20, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)
Breaking News: Danielle Wade Will Make Panto Debut in Ross Petty's 'CINDERELLA - THE GAGS TO RICHES'
by Alan Henry on July 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Toronto's favorite Dorothy will be trading in her ruby slippers for a pair made of glass instead! Danielle Wade will make her panto debut in CINDERELLA - FROM GAGS TO RICHES at the Elgin Theatre (part of the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres, the last active double decker performance venue in the world) from November 21 2014 to January 4, 2015. (more...)
Maja Ardal to Conduct the Playwrights' Intensive, 11/12 - 11/30
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2014

A major attraction we're planning for FIREWORKS 2, our Festival of new works by Alumnae Theatre Company members, is the Playwrights' Intensive. We're delighted to announce that Maja Ardal, renowned playwright and director, will spearhead the workshop series, to run for the duration of the Festival. (more...)
BWW Reviews: 'NO CHANCE IN HELL' at the Best of Fringe is Heavenly
by Alan Henry on July 17, 2014

I am a huge fan of the Toronto Fringe Festival! It's a great platform for new shows to be presented to audiences. Some get picked up for the Mirvish Season - or by other theatre companies, and one has even made it all the way to Broadway (The Drowsy Chaperone.) (more...)
INTO THE WOODS Begins 7/31 at Randolph Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2014

Toronto's musical theatre fans awaiting the Christmas release of Disney's Into the Woods will be able to get a summertime fairy tale fix with the Randolph Academy's production of the Stephen Sondheim musical. The Academy's 2014 graduating class presents Into the Woods, directed and choreographed by Timothy French, from July 31 to August 9, 2014 at the Randolph Theatre. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look - THE TEMPEST Marks 20 Years for Driftwood Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2014

This summer, Driftwood Theatre-the longest running outdoor touring theatre company in Ontario-celebrates its 20th year with William Shakespeare's masterpiece THE TEMPEST. Scroll down for a first look at the production! (more...)
Stratford Rumors: SOUND OF MUSIC and CAROUSEL Set for the 2015 Season?
by Toronto Newsdesk on July 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld's Twitter Watch brings you the latest rumors surrounding the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Globe and Mail Theatre Critic J. Kelly Nestruck tweeted earlier today that the two musicals to be presented at the festival during the 2015 season are THE SOUND OF MUSIC and CAROUSEL. Both musicals are by the legendary composing team of Rodgers and Hammerstein. (more...)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Signs Recording Contract with Chandos Records
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2014

Chandos Records announced today that it has signed a new recording contract with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO). The first TSO recording released by Chandos will be Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade, recorded live at Roy Thomson Hall in June 2013, led by TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian and featuring TSO Concertmaster Jonathan Crow. Two further TSO recordings are planned by Chandos. (more...)
City Cinema at Yonge-Dundas Square Continues with RUSH, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, TOMMY BOY and More
by Movies News Desk on July 15, 2014

YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) continues the thrill and excitement of outdoor film screenings with CITY CINEMA presented by MINI Canada! Toronto's longest running and most popular outdoor film screening series has lots more wonderful programming to make this a summer to remember. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Toronto Seeks New Contributors
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2014

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authors? BWW is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to complement our existing feature coverage in Toronto, Canada! All applicants should have excellent writing skills and an enthusiasm for giving local theaters and productions some prominence on BroadwayWorld.com - the largest theater site on the net! (more...)
Infinithéâtre to Present KAFKA'S APE at Gladstone Hotel, 8/7-17
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2014

Montreal's Infinitheatre presents the Toronto premiere of its critically acclaimed Kafka's Ape as part of the Mainstage Series at the SummerWorks Performance Festival and runs August 7-17 at the Gladstone Hotel, a site-specific venue of SummerWorks. (more...)
Marlene Smith, Original Canadian Producer of 'CATS' Announces Programming for the Elgin/Winter Garden Theatres
by Alan Henry on July 15, 2014

Nu Musical Productions (NuMu) announced today they will move their operations into the century-old Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre complex, and launch a new series of musical theatre presentations. (more...)
Old Norman Productions to Bring SONNY UNDER THE ASSUMPTION to AKI Studio Theatre, 7/23-27
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2014

Old Norman Productions is pleased to announce the world premiere of SONNY UNDER THE ASSUMPTION, an original play by Edward Allan Baker (North of Providence, Dolores) debuting in Toronto, July 23-27 at the AKI Studio Theatre, Daniel Spectrum Artscape (250-585 Dundas Street). This powerful play investigates the realistic gap between the haves and have-nots, and questions whether individual people are truly capable of changing themselves - and thereby able to change the community they live in. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Wavestage's LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
by Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues on July 15, 2014

When you think pink, law, and music, it's hard to not think of LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL, the show based on the modern classic film of the same name starring Reese Witherspoon. The musical adaptation of the story features just as much sass and quirkiness, but just a little bit more singing and dancing. Wavestage staged a their own production of the much loved musical at the beautiful Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts which ran from Thursday, July 10, to Sunday, July 13. (more...)
GCTC Raises Over $18,700 for the Actors' Fund of Canada
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2014

The Burden of Self Awareness has proved to be a blessing for the Actors' Fund of Canada. Great Canadian Theatre Company's world premiere of the darkly-humorous George F. Walker play has raised an amazing $18,730 in support of the Actors' Fund of Canada which provides emergency funding for Canadian entertainment professionals in times of crisis. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 13
by on July 13, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 13, 2014. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 13
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Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 13, 2014. (more...)
'Best of Fringe' Begins Today at the Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts
by Alan Henry on July 16, 2014

The Toronto Fringe Festival has announced the lineup for the Best of Fringe, selected and presented at the Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts. Eight fringe productions will be presented in the Studio Theatre between July 16, 2014 and July 30, 2014. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Toronto Announces Audition Listings Expansion
by Alan Henry on July 11, 2014

I am pleased to announce that BroadwayWorld is expanding it's extensive audition listings to include the Greater Toronto Area, as well as listings for other Canadian Cities. The audition listings database has been a staple of BroadwayWorld's offerings for a number of years now, and we are very pleased to be able to bring this resource to our Canadian readers as well. Now, you'll be able to get the most up-to-date audition information from the same resource where you already get the most up to date and in-depth theatre coverage available. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Drayton Entertainment's 'DAMN YANKEES'
by Mary Alderson on July 10, 2014

Huron Country Playhouse has a heart-warming home run hit with Damn Yankees, now on the main stage. This little-known Broadway musical dates back to 1955, and while you might not be familiar with the show, you will certainly recognize some of the tunes. Based on the Faustian legend about a German scholar who makes a pact with the Devil in exchange for great knowledge and wisdom, this show is reminiscent of the great Canadian curling play, The Black Bonspiel of Wullie MacCrimmon, written by W. O. Mitchell in 1951. (more...)
Audition Information Announced for the Canadian Production of 'ONCE'
by Alan Henry on July 10, 2014

Open call auditions for ensemble roles in the upcoming new sit-down Canadian production of ONCE will take place on Saturday July 26 at 9:30am at the Randolph Academy. ONCE is a show performed by actor/musicians who can tell stories, create nuanced characters and make music and movement together as an ensemble. Each performer must be proficient at playing a musical instrument, or, put another way, each musician must be a skilled actor who can disappear under the skin of another character. (more...)
Walk Off The Earth Performs at One Year Countdown to 2015 Pan Am Games Today
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2014

Innovative Canadian sensation Walk Off The Earth will play a free show at Nathan Phillips Square to celebrate the one-year countdown to the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games today, July 11. (more...)
Ashkenaz Festival's 10th Biennial Celebration Set for 8/26-9/1
by BWW News Desk on July 10, 2014

The Ashkenaz Festival, North America's premier festival of international Jewish music and culture, returns to Toronto's Harbourfront Centre with its 10th biennial event this summer. Celebrating a wide range of Jewish creativity and artistry, from traditional styles to cross-cultural fusion, the week-long festival runs Aug. 26 to Sept. 1. Featuring artists from across the globe, the Festival's programming includes music, film, theatre, cabaret, dance, literature, panel discussions, crafts and visual arts - with the majority of events offered free to the public. (more...)
Humber River Shakespeare Takes ROMEO AND JULIET on Tour, Now thru Aug 3
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2014

This summer when you gather under the stars be sure to 'Borrow Cupid's wings and soar' with us as we bring a troupe of performers to your neighbourhood to share the tragic tale of Romeo and his Juliet. Humber River Shakespeare Co., now in its seventh season of outdoor summer touring, presents Shakespeare's beloved romantic tragedy ROMEO & JULIET. (more...)

 
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