Issue #213: May 15, 2008
The Broadway mega-hit Jersey
Boys opened recently in Las Vegas to stellar reviews.
In attendance was the three remaining members of The Four
Seasons which the musical chronicles their rise in the 60s
and 70s with such hits as “Sherry,” and “Walk
Like A Man.” This production is heading to Toronto
in August for an extended engagement at the Toronto Centre
for the Performing Arts.
The trial has finally begun in Toronto for the two founders
of the defunct Livent empire, which imploded in 1999. Facing charges
of fraud, Garth Drabinsky and Myron Gotlieb, who pleaded not guilty,
will have the accounting activities of the company finally unveiled.
In a time when there is little tolerance or acceptance for the heads
of companies claiming no knowledge of such doings it will be interesting
to see how this case unfolds….think Conrad Black, Enron executives,
- On The Boards Theatre Quiz:
Does anyone remember Oliver? The musical adaptation of Charles Dicken's classic
opened at the London Palladium in 1994. When and where did super-producer
Cameron Mackintosh open the Canadian Oliver?
Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org.