All stories by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter on BroadwayStars

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

How ‘Come From Away’ came back: dogged lobbying and a federal minister who listened by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

The announcement in December 2021 that the musical would close for good in Toronto kick-started a process that will see it return in 2024.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:00AM
Friday, January 28, 2022

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre appoints new board of directors by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

Longtime bar manager Patricia Wilson also announced she was stepping back from the company.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:34PM
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Friday, January 7, 2022

Here we go again: pandemic-weary Toronto theatre companies adapt to new Omicron restrictions by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

As indoor gathering is once again prohibited, theatres respond by postponing, cancelling and shifting performances online.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 02:19PM
Thursday, January 6, 2022

From a line of Filipino revolutionaries, leadership is in Nina Lee Aquino’s blood by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

Aquino goes from transforming Factory Theatre to leading English theatre at the National Arts Centre.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 06:00AM
Sunday, January 2, 2022

‘Come From Away’ closed after reopening for just seven days. Its producers blame a lack of government support by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,joshua Chong - Staff Reporter

Canada’s most successful homegrown musical reopened after a 21-month pandemic hiatus, only to permanently shutter its doors.

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 07:30AM