We sat down with Laura Condlln to discuss the rehearsal process for Fun Home! Laura joins the cast as Alison, a 43-year old lesbian cartoonist and the central character in the musical. Don’t miss Laura in her professional musical debut at the CAA Theatre, on stage now!
Hear a preview of our 2017/2018 productions from our second Ambassador event of the season. An intimate evening at The Jazz Bistro exclusively offered to our donors and core attendees, giving a peek behind the curtain.
Hear pieces from our upcoming productions of Onegin, Life After, UnCovered and Fun Home.
Hot-off-the-press, here are FIVE videos captured live at our recent UnCovered: Queen & Bowie concert at Koerner Hall. More
Get to know some of our favourite artists! Triple Threat is a regular feature that reveals which musicals left indelible impressions on the performers, musicians, and actors involved in Acting Up Stage productions. Up next is Sara Farb! More
Many people know Acting Up Stage from the musical productions we stage every year – which is something we happen to enjoy very much. But another part of what we do at Acting Up Stage goes beyond promoting the art of musical theatre as it is today, and instead looks at the musical theatre creators of the future – especially those in Canada. It’s a void we’ve noticed in today’s artistic landscape, and one we’re very excited to help fill.
Our major initiative in this area is our annual NoteWorthy program, which has taught and trained 25 emerging composers and lyricists/book writers from across the country in its history. The focus of NoteWorthy is to allow possible partnerships to form between composers and lyricists, or as Mitchell Marcus explained to a crowd of Acting Up Stage friends and supporters on Monday, June 1, “for Rodgers to find his Hammerstein.” More