September 21, 2020

Today marks the official start of autumn 2020, and if the COVID-19 pandemic had not pressed pause on human activities six months ago, this would have been the week in which Toronto’s illustrious and vibrant theatre, dance and opera companies would have collectively launched the 2020-21 season. And what a season it would have been: hundreds of plays, musicals, dances and operas playing to millions of audience members. 

September 21, 2020

Do you miss live theatre? What is your favourite theatre moment? Share your most memorable theatre experience with us in a video and you could win a $100 gift card. Submit your YouTube link and we will share the submissions in an upcoming edition of Meanwhile and social media channels.

August 25, 2020

The Ed Mirvish Theatre may be Toronto’s most dramatic venue. Although the building, which celebrates its centennial this year, has spent most of its life as a cinema, it has had more drama and conflict offstage than many theatres have had onstage. 

August 12, 2020

“Come From Away” is the most successful show in Canadian-made musical theatre history. Three years into its run in Toronto, it was still packing houses.

Irene Sankoff and David Hein - Photo STEVE RUSSELL

August 7, 2020
Multi-Award-Winning Brent Carver Died on August 4 at 68

With a heavy heart Mirvish Productions will mark the life of Brent Carver, one of Canada’s most acclaimed actors, by dimming the marquee lights of two theatres on Friday August 7 at 8PM  — the Royal Alexandra, in which he performed his solo show of stories and songs in 1995; and the Princess of Wales, in which he starred as Gandalf in the world premiere production of The Lord of the Rings in 2006. ©Marcus Oleniuk (Toronto Star)

August 4, 2020

Acclaimed musical theatre star Ma-Anne Dionisio performs “The Bottle and the Song”. The six-part serialized story (available in a podcast) and song cycle (released as a music video) continues today with a new chapter and new song release.