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The importance of revisiting CAROLINE, OR CHANGE in 2020

I’ve always felt that our musical productions are in dialogue with the world around them. A key part of programming is trying to figure out what musical has the most to say in the moment that we live in right now. Unfortunately, our world has no shortage of enormous challenges that can be unpacked through theatre. Climate change, inequity, the rise of hatred, the divisiveness in our political landscape – the list feels endless. More


Director Robert McQueen on Revisiting CAROLINE, OR CHANGE

This week we sit down with director Robert McQueen (FUN HOME, LIFE AFTER) to discuss what it means for him to revisit CAROLINE, OR CHANGE after having first directed its Canadian premiere in 2012.  Robert is an Artistic Associate at The Musical Stage Company and we are honoured to work with him as a director, dramaturg and collaborator.  

Don’t miss the multi-award-winning musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on stage January 30 – February 15, 2020, at Toronto’s historic Winter Garden Theatre. 

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A GIFT FOR YOU: Happy Holidays from The Musical Stage Company

Here are FIVE videos filmed live at our recent UnCovered: Stevie Wonder & Prince concert featuring our Country’s most revered musical theatre performers.

We hope you enjoy this special token from The Musical Stage Company in the spirit of the holidays and share the magic of UnCovered among your loved ones this season.  More


Announcing our LAUNCH PAD 2020 Partners & Creative Teams!

After an incredible inaugural year of LAUNCH PAD and the sold-out run of REPRINT (in partnership with The Globe and Mail), The Musical Stage Company and Yonge Street Theatricals are overjoyed to announce the creators and collaborators for the second year of this innovative musical theatre creation initiative. More


Announcing Our 2019-20 RBC Apprentices

Get to know our 2019-20 RBC Apprentices, who will be receiving a year of training and exciting showcase opportunities from The Musical Stage Company as part of this innovative mentorship program. 

Our 2019-20 cohort is made up of the winners of The Banks Prize, two Canadian Female artists supported by The Kathleen C. Freeman Leadership Development Fund and four additional emerging artists in different areas of production. 

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