While the hit musical Come From Away is set in Gander, N.L., and the airspace above it, some of its cast members had never visited the remote Newfoundland community.
The musical in all its colourful-costumed glory is making its way across North America and stopping in Toronto for five weeks of grizzled manes and iconic makeup.
When director Ravi Jain approached Jeff Ho two years ago to play Ophelia in his production Prince Hamlet, it was to address a pressing need: the actor originally cast in the role, Kawa Ada, had broken his leg and rehearsals were soon to start.
Toronto’s Coal Mine Theatre says the opening of “The Father” will be delayed a week after star Nicholas Campbell was forced to step down due to health concerns.
Nightwood Theatre, Canada’s leading feminist theatre company, has chosen the next leader to usher in its 40th anniversary season next year and beyond.
TORONTO DANCE THEATER OFFERS TRIBUTE PERFORMANCE TO FOUNDER, PERSEVERANCE AND STRENGTH IN BLACK COMMUNITY
The 10-dancer work is an examination of what it means to “have the blues.”
As her acting career gained momentum in Toronto, McGee was also writing and developing solo plays. After performing them at the Edinburgh Fringe in Scotland, the lure of Europe’s performing arts industry wooed her as it has many Canadian theatre artists before her
“Jagged Little Pill” played the American Repertory Theater last summer. It’s directed by Diane Paulus and has an original story by Diablo Cody, who wrote “Juno.”
It is with tremendous excitement that Crow’s Theatre announces senior arts leader and long-time producer Sherrie Johnson will be joining Artistic Director Chris Abraham at Crow’s Theatre as Executive Director, on February 11.
Despite warm-hearted performances and a handful of charming songs, Mike Ross and Sarah Wilson's new musical often feels twee and bloated