Archives: March 2015

Video Roundup: Animals That Can Carry a Tune

For many of us, this weekend marks the annual date when our favourite anthropomorphic furry friend arrives at our homes to set up a sweet scavenger hunt - the Easter Bunny! But joy-spreading animals aren’t relegated to commercialized holidays alone - they’ve been treading the boards since Broadway’s early days. Here are some of our favourite four-legged pals with a great set of pipes. More

Who’s up for a musical theatre dance party?

If “You Can’t Stop the Beat,” then we have the event for you. Coming up on Sunday, April 19 is the second annual musical theatre dance party And 5,6,7,8… presented by Acting Up Stage Company in association with Theatre 20, Sheridan College’s Music Theatre Performance program, and Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts. More

The Internet: How NOT to attract Millenials?

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? For me, I generally turn on my phone that lies charging next to my bed. I see what emails have come in between 12AM and 7AM (sadly, there are usually a solid dozen) and then I open Facebook and Twitter to see what’s happening in the lives of those around me. And what’s the last thing I do before going to bed? Generally logging onto Facebook for one final check in before shutting off my phone and turning off the light. More

Step Up, and Take the Stage!

Attention all local singers and musical theatre enthusiasts! Have you always wanted to be coached by Canada’s finest musical theatre stars, have a unique day of team-building and skill development, and end it all with a performance to celebrity judges - all while supporting a local charitable theatre company? Well, Acting Up Stage is here to serve your very specific dreams with Take the Stage! More

Fun facts about the musical Once

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, as well as the current Mirvish production featuring a homegrown cast of Canadian performers, we’ve gathered a short list of fun facts about the 2012 Broadway musical based on the 2007 micro-budget Irish film starring Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová. More

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