Sunday, June 16, 2019

MIRVISH CANCELS PLANS FOR TORONTO SCREECH-IN AFTER COMPLAINTS FROM NEWFOUNDLAND

Mirvish Productions says it’s cancelling plans to attempt the world’s largest screech-in at a Toronto performance of “Come From Away” due to complaints from people in Newfoundland.

THE CANADIAN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY MOURNS THE PASSING OF ACTOR SEAN MCCANN, DEAD AT 83

On Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the age of 83, surrounded by his loving family, Sean McCann stepped onto the next stage.

CANADIAN ACTOR SEAN MCCANN DIES AT 83

Sean McCann, an award-winning actor known for his role on the Canadian TV series Night Heat, died on Thursday. He was 83.

MIRVISH AIMS FOR SCREECH-IN WORLD RECORD AT ‘COME FROM AWAY’ PERFORMANCE

Prepare the cod: Mirvish Productions plans to attempt the world's largest screech-in at a performance of the hit Newfoundland-set musical "Come From Away" in Toronto next month.

TONY AWARDS 2019 – FULL LIST OF WINNERS

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards were presented on Sunday night to celebrate Broadway's best performances of the year.

CANADIANS ARE BEHIND SOME OF TONY AWARDS’ MOST CELEBRATED PRODUCTIONS

Hadestown, Ain’t Too Proud, The Prom among nominated musicals involving homegrown talent

TORONTO ACTRESS NONNIE GRIFFIN DIES ON EVE OF DEBUTING NEW ONE-WOMAN SHOW

Toronto actress and playwright Nonnie Griffin has died less than two weeks before debuting a new one-woman show.

FIVE FAMOUS PEOPLE YOU DIDN’T KNOW GOT THEIR START AT THE TORONTO FRINGE FESTIVAL

The Toronto Fringe Festival has grown into the city’s largest theatre festival, providing a platform for 1,200 artists and welcoming over 90,000 attendees from around the world annually.

WHEN BILLY ELLIOT CALLED, NOLEN DUBUC’S WHOLE FAMILY LEAPT

For Nolen Dubuc, 11, and Emerson Gamble, 13, landing the roles of on-stage best friends Billy and Michael in the Stratford Festival’s production of Billy Elliot the Musical has meant a complete and abrupt change from everything they once knew.

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN VANCOUVER THEATRE IN JUNE

What’s happening in Vancouver theatre this June? We’re glad you asked!

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