Author: Victoria Barber


2017 Musical Theatre Fringe Picks

Eat. Sleep. Fringe. REPEAT!
Don’t miss your chance to see some fabulous performers and productions at the 2017 Fringe Festival, running July 5 – 16th.  Here are a few of the musical offerings that we are most excited to check out.

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An Interview with the writers of Come From Away & Onegin

As we approach Canada’s 150th celebration we are thrilled to see Canadian musical theatre front and centre on the world stage. We sat down with the writers of Come From Away (Irene Sankoff & David Hein) and Onegin (Amiel Gladstone & Veda Hille) to discuss the landscape of Canadian musical theatre and what the future may hold. More


An Interview with Peter Fernandes

Did you catch #PassingStrangeTO this winter? We caught up with Peter Fernandes who will have joined us twice on stage this year (Passing Strange & Onegin) and asked about his experience, the difference between these two immersive pieces and what audiences can expect from ONEGIN.

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The History of ONEGIN

Eugene Onegin has had a long life and many incarnations since the first publication of the Alexander Pushkin classic novel. Check the extraordinary history of ONEGIN and join us for the Toronto premiere of the new Canadian musical by Amiel Gladstone & Veda Hille!


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Video Round-Up: Musicals based on Classic Novels

ONEGIN opens in FOUR WEEKS! Do you have your tickets yet? 

We are thrilled to present this beautiful new Canadian musical based on Alexander Pushkin’s timeline novel, Eugene Onegin.

To get an idea what to expect from ONEGIN, we had a look at other modern musicals based on classic literary sources. Did you know that 183 MUSICALS ARE BASED OFF OF LITERARY SOURCES? We couldn’t list them all so below are some of the greats.

p.s – These are novels from before 1920, there are so, so many fantastic musicals based on modern text (RagtimeHamilton, Wicked) but I’ll have to save that list for another blog post. 

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