Mirvish Productions is the premier name in Toronto Theatre, bringing musicals, dramas, comedies and more to the theatre stage for over 50 years.
In this issue of Meanwhile, we celebrate two important anniversaries.
- The 20th anniversary of the North American Premiere of Mamma Mia! Why is it important and why should Toronto be proud of its role in the rollout of this popular musical. Our intrepid reporter shares the never-before-told behind-the-scenes story of how Mamma Mia! came to Toronto. Also, Steffi and Lisa (S’n’L) speak to some of the original stars of Mamma Mia! to give you the on-the-ground perspective. And, we profile Salvatore Scozzari, who starred as Pepper, to learn about the life of a working journeyman actor.
- The 27th anniversary of the opening of the Princess of Wales Theatre. We take you on a private video tour of this magnificent building, we share a timeline of every show that has played there, and we offer you a contest of trivia about the POW.
Meanwhile our online magazine - Issue #8
In this issue, we celebrate two important anniversaries. The 20th anniversary of the North American Premiere of Mamma Mia! and the 27th anniversary of the opening of the Princess of Wales Theatre.
The Princess of Wales Theatre has been closed since March 13. But today, May 26, it celebrates its 27th birthday. So we snuck in and used an iPhone...
With an abundance of caution, David Mirvish will begin the new subscription season in his Toronto theatres in January 2021.
He said: “Theatre is a collaborative art form and one that cannot exist without an audience. For the health and safety of all the artists, crew and staff working in our theatres, and for that of our audience, I think it is best to begin our new season — which traditionally has always started in September — in January of the new year.