Category Archives: Broadway On The Road

The Wizard of Oz heading to Sin City

The current Canadian production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of The Wizard of Oz will take up residence at Las Vegas’s Smith Center for the Performing Arts beginning September 10.  Currently at the Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto, they will … Continue reading

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Mirvish Productions celebrates 50 years

The theatre world doesn’t often have the chance to celebrate a producer with such staying power as Toronto’s Mirvish Productions.  This season 2013/2014 celebrates 50 years since Ed Mirvish purchased the Royal Alexandra Theatre and over the years turned King … Continue reading

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Les Miserables..returning to Toronto this year

The latest report has the iconic musical Les Miserables returning to Toronto in September.  With all the excitement surrounding the recent feature film, it just makes sense to capitalize on the continuing popularity of Les Miz.  Casting has not been … Continue reading

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War Horse Tixs for Canadian Vets

In recognition of Remembrance Day, Mirvish Productions is offering complimentary tickets to War Horse to any Canadian veteran or member of the armed forces from November 13 to December 2.  Companion tickets can be purchased from $39 to $69 at … Continue reading

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Dancap….exit stage left…

July 12 marks the last opening night for Dancap Productions…ending a five-year ride that saw great highlights as well as lows.  Once again the Toronto commercial theatre landscape has shrunk…which doesn’t bode well since healthy competition keeps everyone on their … Continue reading

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War Horse extended in Toronto

As expected, no sooner did the stunning War Horse production open, the producer announced its stay at the Princess of Wales Theatre is extended until September 30.  Although I’ve only seen a dress rehearsal (seeing the show on April4)I knew … Continue reading

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The Blue Dragon…Brilliant Theatre

I had the opportunity to see the current production of The Blue Dragon at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto recently…and what a delightful surprise.  Having no expectations entering the theatre the play transported the audience, as theatre should, to … Continue reading

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Mary Poppins…Simply Magical!

I had the pleasure of attending the Toronto opening of Mary Poppins, the musical produced by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh…and what a night it was.  Right from the first note it was an enchanting ride with stellar performances by all … Continue reading

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Private Lives…a real romp!

The 1930s Noel Coward comedy Private Lives opened recently at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto to excellent reviews.  Canadian stars Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross do not disappoint with their on stage chemistry.  The sets are stunning and inventive…no … Continue reading

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Stratford Superstar heading south

It was recently announced that the critically acclaimed Stratford Shakespeare Festival production of Jesus Christ Superstar will be heading the San Diego’s La Jolla Playhouse in November.  Stratford artistic director Des McAnuff has very close ties to La Jolla with … Continue reading

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