August 19 - 22, 2019

The Globe and Mail Centre
Brandon Antonio & Michael De Rose in REPRINT. Photo by Dahlia Katz
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Reprint

Blackout, 2003. 
Flying Disc Freestyle on the Toronto Islands. 
Fandom in the Age of Social Media. 
 

Prompted by major breaking news and surprising niche headlines, Canada’s most exciting musical minds have created an imaginative triptych of short original musicals inspired by the archives at The Globe and Mail. REPRINT is the inaugural production of Launch Pad, a ground-breaking musical development residency from The Musical Stage Company and Yonge Street Theatricals.  This innovative program offers a 10-month residency in which musical theatre creators and artistic teams navigate a full developmental process, shepherding 30-minute musicals from conception to production, with guidance from internationally renowned mentors. A Musical Stage Company and Yonge Street Theatricals Production, in association with The Globe and Mail.

WHAT GOES UP

A new musical by Colleen Dauncey, Akiva Romer-Segal and Ellen Denny. 

CYGNUS

A new musical by Anton Lipovetsky and Steven Gallagher. 

FANGIRL 

A new musical by Anika Johnson, Barbara Johnston and Nick Green.

Launch Pad Program Sponsor:

Launch Pad Leading Lights:

William J.S. Boyle, C.M.; The Di Bartolomeo, Di Lorenzo-Graham Foundation; Lucy White; The Slaight Family Foundation; Anonymous

Reprint Piano Sponsor:

Credits

A Musical Stage Company and Yonge Street Theatricals Production,
in association with The Globe and Mail.

FANGIRL

Music & Lyrics
Anika Johnson & Barbara Johnston

Book
Nick Green

Director
Tracey Flye

Music Director & Supervisor
Adam Sakiyama

WHAT GOES UP

Music
Colleen Dauncey

Lyrics
Akiva Romer-Segal

Book
Ellen Denny

Director
Lezlie Wade

Music Director & Supervisor
Shelley Hanson

CYGNUS

Music & Lyrics
Anton Lipovetsky

Book
Steven Gallagher

Director
Ann Hodges

Music Director & Supervisor
Wayne Gwillim

Starring


Brandon Antonio


Michael De Rose


Kaylee Harwood


Kelsey Verzotti

Crew

Program Directors
Robert McQueen & Lynne Shankel

Accompanist/Copyist
Jonathan Corkal

Stage Manager
Dustyn Wales

Apprentice Stage Manager
Hannah MacMillan

Production Manager
Andrei Mazuruc

Production Designer
Brandon Kleiman

Costumes Provided by
Alex Amini

Venue

Frequently Asked Questions

Show Calendar

FANGIRL (Launch Pad 2019)

Written by Anika Johnson (music & lyrics), Barbara Johnston (music & lyrics) and Nick Green (book), with performances by Brandon Antonio, Michael De Rose, Kaylee Harwood & Kelsey Verzotti.

WHAT GOES UP (Launch Pad 2019)

Written by Colleen Dauncey (music), Akiva Romer-Segal (lyrics) and Ellen Denny (book), with performances by Brandon Antonio, Michael De Rose, Kaylee Harwood & Kelsey Verzotti.