Looking Up: An Elegies Photo Blog

The first day of rehearsals for Elegies: A Song Cycle has thus far been a very special day for everyone in the room. Familiar faces greeting new faces, and the excitement of reunion and drive in the air. We just had to share some of the thrill with you, and captured it in some photos and a special video from the cast and crew. More

Lezlie Wade’s Triple Threat

Lezlie Wade does it all. A director, writer, lyricist and actor, Lezlie has most recently directed at Randolph Academy, Theatre Aquarius and, as part of the inaugural Michael Langham Classical Theatre Workshop, served as assistant director to Des McAnuff on the Stratford, La Jolla and Broadway incarnations of Jesus Christ Superstar. Naturally, she continued on at Stratford and served as Associate Director on Henry V. Of course, Acting Up Stage fans will remember Lezlie’s brilliant direction for 2007’s Elegies, which she will be revisiting this spring. More

Wayne Gwillim’s Triple Threat

We love Wayne Gwillim: an Acting Up Stage perrenial, Wayne has music directed 4 of our shows, including our very first production Tick, tick… BOOM! Wayne could most recently be heard tickling the ivories for Mirvish’s Wizard of Oz, and will soon be heard doing the same for Les Miserables. Before he hits the barricades, we caught up with Wayne in anticipation of his return to Acting Up Stage for our reimagined revival of Elegies. More

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