If/Then, Motown, Matilda and Rupert Everett in Judas Kiss Are Toronto-Bound

News   If/Then, Motown, Matilda and Rupert Everett in Judas Kiss Are Toronto-Bound Award-winning musicals and plays from New York and London including Matilda, Motown, Disgraced and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder are among highlights announced for the David Mirvish 2015-2016 season lineup in Toronto.

In all, the Canadian producer will present 14 shows at various venues around the city, including seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and four shows off-subscription. Specific dates and casts are yet to be announced for most of the shows.

Starry highlights include Rupert Everett repeating his performance as Oscar Wilde in Neil Armfield's production of David Hare's Judas Kiss. The revival premiered in London in 2012. Also planned is Theresa Rebeck's Seminar, starring Tom McCamus.

Mirvish said, "We are bringing Broadway and London hits, launching Canadian and North American premieres, co-producing with local companies, and featuring star performances from such luminaries as Rupert Everett and Tom McCamus."

Mainstage Season at a glance:

Motown the Musical Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright (Sept.-Nov., Ed Mirvish Theatre)
Rodgers & Hammerstein ’s Cinderella Directed by Mark Brokaw (Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016, Ed Mirvish Theatre)
Gaslight Directed by Lucy Bailey (Jan.-Feb. 2016, Royal Alexandra Theatre)
The Judas Kiss Directed by Neil Armfield (March-April 2016, Royal Alexandra Theatre)
If/Then Directed by Michael Greif (April-May 2016, Princess of Wales Theatre)
A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Directed by Darko Tresnjak. (May-June 2016, Royal Alexandra Theatre)
Matilda the Musical Canadian production directed by Matthew Warchus (Begins July 2016, Princess of Wales Theatre) The seven-show subscription is priced from $145 Canadian. Current subscribers have the opportunity to renew their seats first, until the renewal deadline April 24, 2015. New subscribers will then be accepted.

Off-Mirvish season at a glance:

Seminar by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Stewart Arnott, starring Tom McCamus (Nov. 2015, Panasonic Theatre
Bigmouth created, directed and performed by Valentijn Dhaenens (Jan.-Feb. 2016, Panasonic Theatre)
Disgraced by Ahyad Akhtar, directed by Robert Ross Parker, starring Raoul Bhaneja and Birgitte Solem. Co-production with Hope and Hell Theatre Company (March-April 2016, Panasonic Theatre)

This three-show season will be offered as a subscription for $99.

BONUS SHOWS:

The Phantom of the Opera (Dec. 8, 2015–Jan. 23, 2016, Princess of Wales Theatre)
Traces by 7 Fingers (Dec. 15 – 27, 2015, Panasonic Theatre)
Oh Canada! What a Feeling! (Aug. 11–30, 2015 Princess of Wales Theatre)
The Australian Bee Gees Show (Jan. 28 – 31, 2016, Princess of Wales Theatre)

For more information about subscriptions and the new season, call 416-593-4225 (1-800-771-3933) or visit Mirvish.com.

Today’s Most Popular News: