Friday, February 23, 2018

ESPACE GO Reopens After Renovations

"Today we are very pleased to reopen Théâtre ESPACE GO to the general public. We are very grateful to the many partners, including the Government of Canada, who assisted us in protecting and promoting the essential role that ESPACE GO plays in the community.

Dear Evan Hansen to Play First International Production in Toronto

Producer Stacey Mindich is pleased to announce that she will partner with Canadian producer David Mirvish to present the first international production of the Tony & Grammy Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen, which will play Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre beginning in March 2019.

Come From Away, the little show that shrunk

An intermission was axed, songs were cut, a new one was added and a Broadway hit was born. As the Canadian cast of Come From Away makes its Toronto premiere, we talk to the creators about how they made the final cut.

A playwright walked into a Chinese food court. That was the start of the...

Play by David Yee, in which two actors manipulate figurines projected on a screen, explores a Chinese mall in all its cultural, linguistic and generational diversity,

La Bohème, The Merry Widow feature on Vancouver Opera’s just-announced 2018-19 roster

The lineup continues this season's model of two regular-season shows followed by its spring fest, which has been scaled back to two major productions versus this year's three.

New Canadian Stage season features collaborations between homegrown artists

It includes new work by Betroffenheit creators Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young, Kim Collier and Daniel Brooks, Peggy Baker and Arcade Fire members, and a Jordan Tannahill-Akram Khan collaboration.

🔗 Kim Coates makes a remarkable return to the stage as Rooster Byron in...

Written by Jez Butterworth. Directed by Mitchell Cushman. Until March 10 at Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Ave. OutsidetheMarch.ca or 647-341-7390 In 2009, Jez Butterworth created another icon...

🔗 Soulpepper loses $375K of planned federal funding in wake of sexual harassment scandal

The Canada Council for the Arts had approved a $559,500 grant last fall before rescinding it following sexual harassment allegations against founding artistic director Albert Schultz. Soulpepper will still be given a $184,500 grant for the year.

SPOTLIGHT: KIM COATES

Who IS Kim Coates? Or rather, who WAS he before he became the Kim Coates we know now?

CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT: CATEGORY E

Coal Mine Theatre is excited to stage Category E by English-born, Edmonton-based playwright Belinda Cornish, from April 11 – 29.

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