Interview with Anton Lipovetsky on co-creating CYGNUS, which is a part of REPRINT, the inaugural production of Launch Pad, the musical-development residency from Musical Stage Company & Yonge Street Theatricals
“It’s fun to experience individual episodes getting a detailed send-up, and the ‘blink-and-you’ll-miss-them’ throwaway references” – but the parody and the laughter stay at the surface. That’s what he said. Scott Sneddon reviews The Office! A Musical Parody
“Let’s get one thing out of the way from the get-go: IT GIRLS is laugh-out-loud hilarious…” What else do you need to know? Details in our review
The imminent world premiere of Shanawdithit is a watershed event. This original Canadian opera traces the real life story of Shanawdithit (1801-1829), thought to be the last known member of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Beothuk Nation. It is the first co-presentation by Toronto’s Tapestry Opera (TO) and St John’s Opera on the Avalon, and was co-created […]
This Mother’s Day will be accompanied by a family first: I will take my daughter to her first opera at the Canadian Opera Company (COC). The opera is Puccini’s La Bohème, and she will see acclaimed Lebanese-Canadian soprano Miriam Khalil sing the role of Mimì (which she alternates with American soprano Angel Blue). She is […]
Gods almighty, Olympus is about to rock! “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical” is readying to descend at the Ed Mirvish Theatre for a weeklong run.
Our interview with Tracy Michailidis, who mesmerizes in the title role of Eclipse Theatre’s “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” the first ever theatrical production at Toronto’s Historic Don Jail
HOOK UP, a world-premiere opera for teens, explores questions of privacy, consent, and power. Our interview with creators Chris Thornborrow (composer) and Julie Tepperman (librettist)
Julie Tomaino’s lively production of HAIR is just the sunny panacea for the January doldrums. On stage at Hart House Theatre until Feb 2. Details in our review.
“Cinderella is a timeless tale, and the story will remain close to the original with a panto flair and lots of local references.” ~ Interview with Robert Torr & Stephanie Graham, “Cinderella: A Merry Magical Pantomime”