The Stratford Festival will announce at a press conference in Toronto this morning that Antoni Cimolino will assume the reins of the organization after Richard Monette steps down as artistic director…
When F. Scott Fitzgerald made his oft-quoted comment about there being "no second acts in American lives," he couldn't have anticipated the career of Tennessee Williams.
This year, the Tennessee Williams Festival didn't depend on the kindness of strangers, but it certainly got a lot of help from its celebrity friends.
The rivalry between the legit world and Las Vegas is getting bigger -- in every sense of the word. The March 23 opening in Toronto of the $24 million spectacle "The Lord of the Rings" seemed to throw…
The new production of "Hair" now on view in Toronto supposedly boasts a series of enriching rewrites by author James Rado. But rather than help the material, they make the musical seem thinner than…
Will "The Lord of the Rings" prove as golden onstage as many in the theater biz and tourism industry hope? The pricey production opened Thursday night, but the jury is still out as the show divided…
James Rado just can't stop fiddling with his "Hair." The co-author of the "tribal love-rock musical," which conquered the world in the late 1960s is working on a series of revisions to the show's…
A downtown Toronto theater that's been dark since the Second City abandoned it last April is coming to life again thanks to a boy band.
For the highly anticipated musical "The Lord of the Rings," currently halfway through its preview period in Toronto, it's all about time. The first issue is whether 6½ weeks of preview performances…
With "Gotterdammerung," the Canadian Opera Company has put the penultimate piece in place of the epic Ring Cycle it plans to unveil when it opens its long-awaited home in September in the new Four…
Frodo sings! At a cost of C$28.1 million ($24.5 million), the world-premiere stage version of "The Lord of the Rings" is well into previews here, with an advance sale of $13 million.