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Issue #204: December 1, 2007
(Next issue January 1, 2008)

Read the Toronto Star article on Camp Broadway!!
Read the Toronto Sun article on Camp Broadway!!


  • Screen star Laurence Fishburne returns to Broadway in the spring in George Stevens Jr.’s one-man play Thurgood.

  • A Broadway favourite Mercedes Ruehl heads Off-Broadway in May in Edward Albee’s Occupant at the Signature Theater.

The Police Concert Tickets are hot as well as Broadway theater shows like Jersey Boys Tickets, Disney's Mary Poppins on Broadway and classics like Wicked Tickets.

  • Another Off-Broadway new musical opens at the Second Stage on February 12. Catch Brian d’Arcy James when he stars in Next to Normal.

  • British director James Macdonald makes his Broadway debut in the spring with the revival of Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls at the Manhattan Theater Club.

  • Dylan Baker has signed on for David Mamet’s November, which begins performances on December 20.

  • An all-black production of Tennessee Williams’ classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof begins performances in February with Debbie Allen in the director’s chair.

  • Late word that the stagehands and producers have reached an agreement has all theatres back to normal…just in time for the busiest season.

Broadway Around the World

  • Michael Westmore, third generation makeup artist who boasts TV’s Star Trek, is on board to work behind the scenes on the new musical Mask based on the 1985 movie. Westmore won an Oscar for his efforts on the film, which explains his involvement with the musical, which opens in Pasadena, California on March 7 for a six-month run before heading to Broadway. The Westmore dynasty began when his grandfather worked on Gone With The Wind.

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Whistle Down the Wind plans a short stop in Toronto at the Princess of Wales Theatre from January 3 – 6, 2008.

Bits & Pieces

  • CAMP BROADWAY returns to Toronto July 7 to 11, 2008. Click the Camp Broadway link for more information and how to sign up for the one and only Broadway endorsed program for campers aged 10 – 17.

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