All stories by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter on BroadwayStars

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Hamilton, the musical incubator: Multi-million dollar program to develop new Canadian shows set to launch by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

City’s Theatre Aquarius will host the National Centre for New Musicals, with support of “Come From Away” producer Michael Rubinoff.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 06:00AM
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Gypsy’ and Sanskrit epic ‘Mahabharata’ set for 2023 Shaw Festival season by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

The theatre’s 2023 lineup also features plays by James Baldwin, Edith Wharton and Tom Stoppard.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 10:00AM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

How ‘Come From Away’ came back: dogged lobbying and a federal minister who listened by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

The announcement in December 2021 that the musical would close for good in Toronto kick-started a process that will see it return in 2024.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:00AM
Friday, January 28, 2022

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre appoints new board of directors by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

Longtime bar manager Patricia Wilson also announced she was stepping back from the company.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:34PM
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Friday, January 7, 2022

Here we go again: pandemic-weary Toronto theatre companies adapt to new Omicron restrictions by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

As indoor gathering is once again prohibited, theatres respond by postponing, cancelling and shifting performances online.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 02:19PM
Thursday, January 6, 2022

From a line of Filipino revolutionaries, leadership is in Nina Lee Aquino’s blood by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

Aquino goes from transforming Factory Theatre to leading English theatre at the National Arts Centre.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 06:00AM
Sunday, January 2, 2022

‘Come From Away’ closed after reopening for just seven days. Its producers blame a lack of government support by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

Canada’s most successful homegrown musical reopened after a 21-month pandemic hiatus, only to permanently shutter its doors.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:30AM

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Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
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Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater