Its an exciting time of year. With so many Theatre companies making announcements, its no wonder the arts world is a-buzz. One of Toronto’s finest Theatre companies, Mirvish, announced its 2012/2013 season which are all musicals and are some of the finest productions out there
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Production of THE WIZARD OF OZ will be coming to Toronto with a special surprise. The production will feature an all Canadian cast! It will also feature new additions by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice, last seen at the Toronto Premiere for Chess The Musical.
Also coming to the stage will be the First National Tour launch of the Nine-Time Tony Award winning musical THE BOOK OF MORMON, created by Trey Parker & Matt Stone, the folks who brought you South Park.
Coming from the West End will the be production of BACKBEAT – a play about the early days of The Beatles.
Also from Broadway will be arrival of SISTER ACT during their North American Tour!
Finally, making its World Premiere at Mirvish prior to opening on Broadway is Jason Robert Brown’s HONEYMOON IN VEGAS starring the amazing Tony Danza!
Colm Wilkinson will make his Directorial Debut with Theatre20’s BLOODLESS, THE TRIAL OF BURKE AND HARE
FLASHDANCE will be the second bonus show for Mirvish, with the amazing Sergio Trujillo as part of the creative team. He is best known for his work on Broadway shows such as Memphis, Guys & Dolls & Next to Normal. Flashdance will play Toronto before heading to Broadway!