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MOVIN' ON UP 2015 Set for Tonight at CBC

(8/22 at 12:30 AM) - Staircase Theatre and CJSF Radio presents Movin' On Up-Staged Readings. In its second year, Movin' On Up will feature two new one act plays by local, emerging (and very talented!) playwrights, Christopher Cook and CJ McGillivray. (read...)


Little Mountain Lion Productions to Premiere FRANKENSTEIN 1945 This October

(8/21 at 3:37 PM) - Little Mountain Lion Productions is proud to announce its upcoming production of FRANKENSTEIN 1945 playing October 21-31 -- Vancouver's spookiest theatre season at the Shop Theatre at Renegade Studios. (read...)


Louise Pitre, Sarah Caraher & More Will Lead Nicholas Lloyd Webber and James D. Reid's THE LITTLE PRINCE at Theatre Calgary

(8/21 at 1:12 PM) - After a spring audition tour across the country to see hundreds of Canada's most exciting musical theatre performers, Theatre Calgary just announced the cast for the world premiere of The Little Prince - The Musical by Nicholas Lloyd Webber and James D. Reid.  (read...)


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/21; AVENUE Q at Seacoast Rep, OUR TOWN in Cleveland and More!

(8/21 at 8:21 AM) - This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in New Hampshire, Cleveland, Melbourne and more.  Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include AVENUE Q at Seacoast Rep, OUR TOWN in Cleveland, and NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT in Melbourne, just to name a few. (read...)


James & Jamesy to Serve HIGH TEA at Presentation House Theatre, 9/24-10/4

(8/19 at 10:25 PM) - From the multi-award winning, masterful comedians James & Jamesy comes the inventive and outrageously funny theatrical adventure High Tea, on stage September 24 - October 4, 2015 at Presentation House Theatre. Transcending physical comedy and redefining immersive theatre, the 13-time "Best-of-Fest" Fringe winners will sweep spectators out to sea in an aquatic escapade brimming with whimsy, action, and ingenuity. (read...)


Ground Zero Theatre to Stage THE MONEY SHOT, 9/10-19

(8/18 at 11:31 AM) - Ground Zero Theatre (GZT) with the generous support of Hit & Myth Productions (H&M) proudly presents The Money Shot by Neil LaBute, running September 10 - 19 at The Studio at Vertigo Theatre. Tickets are on sale now at 403-221-3708 or online at groundzerotheatre.ca.  (read...)


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/14; GREY GARDENS, A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN and More!

(8/14 at 7:57 AM) - This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Long Island, St. Louis and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN with Audra McDonald and Will Swenson in Boston, Bay Street's GREY GARDENS starring Betty Buckley and Rachel York, and The Muny's OKLAHOMA!, just to name a few. (read...)


Ground Zero Theatre to Stage THE MONEY SHOT, 9/10-19

(8/13 at 9:56 PM) - Ground Zero Theatre, with the generous support of  Hit & Myth Productions, presents THE MONEY SHOT by Neil LaBute, September 10 - 19, 2015. (read...)


HUNGER GAMES: THE MUSICAL to Run 9/10-20 at Vancouver Fringe

(8/13 at 10:35 AM) - Hunger Games: The Musical is pop culture parody of Suzanne Collins action-packed novel and feature film. Along with skewering the plot, character and themes from the original story, this musical is packed with upbeat mainstream pop songs with new side splitting lyrics. Hunger Games: The Musical was first produced in 2013, written by Mark Vandenberg for his high school and turned out to be a gigantic success. It's now been 'adultified' for the Fringe. (read...)


Flamenco Festival to Welcome Spain's Andres Pena & Pilar Ogalla Company, Sept 19

(8/12 at 10:33 PM) - The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival (Flamenco Festival) is proud to present the anticipated, Vancouver premiere performance of the sensuous and scintillating Andres Peña and Pilar Ogalla Company, September 19, 2015 at 8pm in the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre. The sizzling couple, each a former pupil of Spain's most revered flamenco masters, reveal their rapid-fire footwork, flawless synchronization, and impassioned duende in Cadiz de la Frontera, a work that melds influences of two flamenco capitals -- Jerez and Cadiz. (read...)


TUTS Extends OLIVER! and HAIRSPRAY by One Week

(8/11 at 6:46 PM) - Due to overwhelming demand, Theatre Under the Stars' (TUTS) critically acclaimed and celebrated summer hits Oliver! The Musical and Hairspray -- The Broadway Musical, will extend their runs by one week. The seven newly added performances will see the shows continue to run at Stanley Park's picturesque Malkin Bowl (on alternating evenings) through to August 29, 2015 as the second official hold over in TUTS' more than 70-year history. (read...)


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/7; WEST SIDE STORY at Music Circus, a 'Must-See' HAIRSPRAY in Cleveland and More!

(8/7 at 8:40 AM) - This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Cleveland, Denver, Sacramento and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include WEST SIDE STORY at Music Circus, a 'must-see' HAIRSPRAY in Cleveland, and BONNIE AND CLYDE in Denver, just to name a few. (read...)


RHONDA BADONDA: THE ADVENTURES OF A GIRL WITH A PAIN IN HER BRAIN Comes to VanFringe, Sept 10-20

(8/5 at 10:06 PM) - Writer and actor Rhonda S. Musak brings the world premiere of Rhonda Badonda: The Adventures of a Girl with a Pain in Her Brain to the Vancouver Fringe Festival. This funny and moving piece takes the audience on a triumphant, auto-biographical journey through the trials and tribulations of being different, and ultimately to self-discovery and healing. This touchingly personal tale is directed by Gareth Hendee and runs as part of the Vancouver Fringe Festival, September 10-20, 2015 at the False Creek Gym. (read...)


OH THE HUMANITY Set for Vancouver Fringe Festival, 9/11-16

(8/5 at 10:56 AM) - Staircase Theatre presents the re-imagining of their wildly successful 2010 hit, Oh The Humanity (and other good intentions), directed by Brian Cochrane, featuring Maryanne Renzetti, Brad Duffy and Tom Pickett, Stage Managed by Lois Dawson with Lighting and Sound Design by Stephen Bulat. (read...)


THE FAERIE PLAY Opens Today at The Sharing Farm 

(8/5 at 12:30 AM) - The Sharing Farm presents the Mortal Coil production of THE FAERIE PLAY by Lois Anderson, Cathy Stubbington with Peter Hall, running tonight, August 5 - 15, 2015. (read...)


Photo Flash: More Shots! Barbra Streisand Sports Designs by Arnold Scaasi

(8/4 at 9:27 PM) - Arnold Scaasi, Canadian fashion designer who created ensembles for the rich and famous, died today, August 4, 2015. He was 85. Scaasi crafted one of his most recognized, and perhaps infamous, outfits for stage and screen star Barbra Streisand. She wore it to the 1969 Academy Awards, where she won the Oscar for her performance in the film FUNNY GIRL. But their relationship didn't end there - scroll down for more shots of Streisand sporting some of Scaasi's signature looks! (read...)


Photo Flash: Barbra Streisand Remembers Designer Arnold Scaasi and Her Iconic Oscars Outfit

(8/4 at 8:11 PM) - Arnold Scaasi, Canadian fashion designer who created ensembles for the rich and famous, died today, August 4, 2015. He was 85. Scaasi crafted one of his most recognized, and perhaps infamous, outfits for stage and screen star Barbra Streisand. She wore it to the 1969 Academy Awards, where she won the Oscar for her performance in the film FUNNY GIRL.  (read...)


BWW EXCLUSIVE: A CHORUS LINE's 'Casey' Speaks! Hunter Agnew Talks Gender-Bended Canadian Production

(8/3 at 12:01 AM) - One of the hottest stories of the summer has been Canadian regional theater Blue Canoe Theatrical Productions' game-changing and gender-bended mounting of classic Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A CHORUS LINE featuring a male actor in the leading role of Cassie, now referred to as Casey. Today, Kingston actor Hunter Agnew speaks exclusively to BroadwayWorld about how he became involved in the production, the revolutionary take on the show envisioned by the creative team for this production as well as his own thoughts on portraying a character traditionally played by an actress - of course, Broadway legend Donna McKechnie famously originally essayed the part and won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress In A Musical for her efforts. Go inside the production and learn all about a buzz-worthy new take on a familiar classic below and be sure to check out BroadwayWorld's previous coverage of the production that closed late last month, available here. (read...)


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/31; Ogunquit's NICE WORK, a 'Brilliant' BENT at CTG, LIZA and More!

(7/31 at 7:51 AM) - This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Chicago, Maine, New Orleans and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include Ogunquit's NICE WORK, DAMES AT SEA at The Winter Playhouse, and LIZA in New Orleans, just to name a few. (read...)


MOVIN' ON UP 2015 Set for Aug 22 at CBC

(7/27 at 11:03 PM) - Staircase Theatre and CJSF Radio presents Movin' On Up-Staged Readings. In its second year, Movin' On Up will feature two new one act plays by local, emerging (and very talented!) playwrights, Christopher Cook and CJ McGillivray. (read...)


LOVE IS FOR SUPERBEASTS to Bring Gruesome Comedy to Vancouver Fringe 2015, Sept 10-20

(7/27 at 8:12 PM) - Little Mountain Lion with If You Can't Beat 'Em Productions present the Vancouver premiere of LOVE IS FOR SUPERBEASTS at Studio 16, 1555 W. 7th Ave., Vancouver, September 10th through 20th, as part of the 2015 Vancouver Fringe Festival. (read...)


New Footage! Canadian A CHORUS LINE Cast Featuring Male Actor As Cassie Discuss Auditions, Gender-Bending, Etc.

(7/27 at 4:44 PM) - Inside a brand new take on a musical theatre mainstay! (read...)


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/24; 'Awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, BUDDY in Raleigh and More!

(7/24 at 7:55 AM) - This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Raleigh, Sacramento, St. Louis and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include an 'awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, PETER PAN at Music Circus, and BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY in Raleigh, just to name a few. (read...)


Teaser Trailer For Canadian A CHORUS LINE Featuring Male Actor As Cassie, Now Changed To 'Casey'

(7/23 at 5:02 PM) - A gender-bending twist on a classic! (read...)


Canadian Theatre Company Brings A CHORUS LINE to the Stage - With a Male's Take on 'Cassie'

(7/23 at 3:39 PM) - Blue Canoe Theatrical Productions of Kingston, ON is currently underway on its 30th production, the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A CHORUS LINE - but the crew and creatives have a slight twist up their sleeves. (read...)


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