Tag: Passing Strange

A Year in Review

I’ve never been someone to get wrapped up in year-end reflections. Since a theatre season follows the academic calendar, the “new year” typically starts for me right after Labour Day, making the December 31/January 1 transition fairly irrelevant. However, as we say goodbye to 2017, I am more nostalgic than usual, reflecting on our first 12 months as The Musical Stage Company. Here are some personal highlights: 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.


Video Round-Up: The Top Rock Musicals

As we approach the closing weekend of Passing Strange, we reflect on revelatory rock musicals that have changed the face of musical theatre. 

While the possibilities of what to include are endless, we feel the listed musicals made the most significant impact on the world of musical theatre. These show changed the game. More

The Importance of Passing Strange

In March, 2016, Alyssa Rosenberg from The Washington Post called Passing Strange “The musical anyone who adores ‘Hamilton’ must see.” Needless to say, having programmed Passing Strange, I was delighted to see this sentiment (that I share) put so boldly in print. More

The Incredible History of Toronto’s Iconic Opera House

With rehearsals well underway and the countdown on until the first performance of Passing Strange on January 24th, we thought it was about time to get to know our incredible venue, The Opera House! More