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RIDE THE CYCLONE rocks Canada

RIDE THE CYCLONE rocks Canada

I was privileged enough to see this show in its initial sold out run at Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto, and I instantly fell in love.  So when I heard they would be revamping the show and taking it on the road, I was absolutely thrilled for them.  I, like many others, think that this show has … Continue reading

Trudeau Stories

Trudeau Stories

Trudeau Stories (Victoria Playhouse, P.E.I) My experience with Brook Johnston’s Trudeau Stories began in laughter and ended with tears. I was very impressed by this one-woman play and I left the theatre wholeheartedly affected by the performance. When I first saw the show advertised in the Victoria Playhouse brochure, I instantly wanted to see the piece, … Continue reading

COME FROM AWAY & CENTRAL PARK TANGO @ Theatre Sheridan

COME FROM AWAY & CENTRAL PARK TANGO @ Theatre Sheridan

The Canadian Music Theatre Project is Canada’s first incubator for the  development of new Musical  Theatre Works by Canadian and international composers, lyricists and  book-writers. The first two works being developed are COME FROM AWAY, by David Hein and Irene  Sankoff and CENTRAL PARK TANGO, by Robert Gontier and Nicky  Phillips. Readings of both new musicals … Continue reading

RIDE THE CYCLONE

RIDE THE CYCLONE

This weird and wonderful musical takes us on a wild ride when a teenage chamber choir from a small town dies in a roller coaster accident. Karnack, a mechanical fortune-telling machine, feels responsible for the young choir’s demise, and gives the teens a chance to perform from beyond the grave. Ride the Cyclone is their … Continue reading

BLOODLESS

BLOODLESS

BLOODLESS: THE TRIAL OF BURKE AND HARE.  A wickedly entertaining musical spectacle and award-winning fringe festival hit, the show recounts the historical case of two 19th century Irish serial killers who go into business selling corpses to medical anatomy schools. Reminiscent of Sweeney Todd, this raucous, eerie tale of deceit, murder and mayhem is told … Continue reading

HEART STRINGS: The Musical @ THE ANNEX LIVE

HEART STRINGS: The Musical @ THE ANNEX LIVE

“Heart Strings: the Musical” is set in Ireland 1908.  When a young, Italian apprentice goes to Ireland to deliver an anniversary gift from Germany all whiskey breaks out.  Comedy, Corruption, Love and Drama. For more information, visit their website. http://heartstringsplay.weebly.com/ Tickets are $20 ($25 at the door.) To purchase tickets, call the Annex Live at 416.929.3999 (evenings are best) … Continue reading

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

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