Posted in February 2012

A LADYLIKE MURDER @ Isabel Bader Theatre

A LADYLIKE MURDER @ Isabel Bader Theatre

  VCDS proudly presents the original student-written musical ‘A Ladylike Murder’!   Set  in the extravagant Victorian era, ‘A Ladylike Murder’ is the story of Elaine Moore— a young woman  struggling for autonomy and love in a restrictive society. With a cast of characters including scheming politicians and a gossiping chorus of townsfolk, ‘A Ladylike Murder’ is a darkly funny … Continue reading

ALECK BELL: A Canadian Pop Rock Musical

ALECK BELL: A Canadian Pop Rock Musical

ALECK BELL tells the true life story of Alexander Graham Bell as he invents the telephone, falls in love, and struggles to keep his world afloat.  IANA created this in 2012 at the Marble Church and it was a resounding success!  Using your favourite Canadian Pop Rock Music, an incredibly talented cast of nine sing, act, dance, … Continue reading

BLESS EM ALL @ The Brockville Arts Centre

BLESS EM ALL @ The Brockville Arts Centre

The Brockville community has come together wonderfully to present this epic musical as part of their rememberance ceremonies.  The brain child of writer AJ Benoit, the show is being produced by the royal Canadian legion branch 96 Brockville, in association with the Brockville Theatre Guild, Brockville Operatic Society, the Brockville Rifles, and the city of … Continue reading

ORPHEUS @ Theatre Aquarius Studio

ORPHEUS @ Theatre Aquarius Studio

Make.Art.Theatre and Uses for Gooses have a great new Canadian Musical coming up very shortly. Mythology will be turned on its head when Orpheus, a pop-rock comedic spin on the classic myth, is given its world premiere from March 7th – 10th in the Studio at Theatre Aquarius. Written by Ryan M. Sero, with an … Continue reading

WANDERLUST

WANDERLUST

 WANDERLUST is a new show by Canadian favourites Morris Panych(Vigil, 7 Stories,The Overcoat)  and Marek Norman(Larry’s Party, Emily, Dracula), based on the poems of Robert Service. As he moils away at his ledgers, bank clerk and aspiring poet Robert Service dreams of romance and escape to a new life of adventure in the gold rush of the … Continue reading

Great Canadian Musical Theatre Links

Great Canadian Musical Theatre Links

We also thought it would be a great idea to start a list of great Canadian Musical Theatre Links.  These are great sites if you are interested in supporting or getting involved in Canadian Musical Theatre.  For information on Theatres who actively support Canadian Musical Theatre, check out our other post, Great Canadian Companies. Great … Continue reading

Join Us!

Join Us!

Are you a producer of Canadian Musical Theatre with an upcoming show?  Are you a performer currently working in a great Canadian Production?  Are you an audience member that just saw or heard about a great Canadian Production?  Let us know! We are happy to post any info about any upcoming Canadian Productions, and will … Continue reading

Great Canadian Producers

Great Canadian Producers

To start us off, we figured we would create a short list of Canadian Companies creating and producing great original work.  Know of a company we should include here?  Drop us a line and we will continually update this site as we go.  In the meantime, check out some of these great Canadian Companies!!! The … Continue reading

Canadians Following Canadian Musicals

Canadians Following Canadian Musicals

Canadians for Canadian Musicals is a group that was started many years ago by Robert Missen to help promote and encourage the production of Canadian Musicals.  Because of Robert’s great work many productions have seen increased awareness and increased patronage, and have gone on to bigger and better things because of the added publicity. A … Continue reading