Tag: music

Our picks for Hot Docs 2015

Contrary to popular belief, the Acting Up Stage team is not totally obsessed with musical theatre. Well, maybe we are. But we’re not ONLY obsessed with musicals. We’re also big documentary fans,  and lucky for us, the world’s biggest documentary film festival is starting next week! 

Hot Docs is taking place in Toronto from April 23 to May 3, and to get ready we’ve picked what we think are some of the most exciting movies coming to this year’s festival. And yes, some of them have to do with musical theatre. More

Why you should attend our free music workshops

We think The Wild Party is so good, it would be a shame if the cast members were the only people who got to sing Michael John LaChiusa’s wonderful music. So, Acting Up Stage is offering two FREE workshops to invite audience members to sing a piece of The Wild Party‘s repertoire, lead by our assistant musical director Tara Litvack. They’re taking place following the evening performance on Friday, Feb. 27th (showtime is 7 p.m., the workshop taking place at approximately 9:10 p.m.) and following the matinee performance on Sunday Mar. 1 (showtime is 1 p.m., the workshop taking place at approximately 3:10 p.m.). Here’s why Tara loves the music of The Wild Party, and why you will too. More