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Volume 4 Issue 4 - December 1998/January 1999

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n 3' '?? Music Theatre Listings December 1 1998 to January 31 1999 Amicus Productions, The Musical Comedy 7:00; January 28, 30, February 3 & 5: Murders of 1940. By John Bishop. 8:00; February 7: 2:00. Pre-performance January 27 - 30, February 3 - 6: 8:00;­ discussion 45 minutes prior to each January 31 : 2:00. Fairview Library performance. Hummingbird Centre for the Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 812-6756. Performing Arts, 1 Front St. East. 872- .50,. 2262. to 0. Artemis Theatre Company. Dickens: A Canadian Opera Company. Rossini: The Christmas Carol. John Huston, actor; The ' Barber of Seville. Russell Braun, Mika · MadriGALS; musical guests. December 8 Shigematsu & others, performers;· Albert to 12, Tuesday to Saturday: 8:00. T akazauckas, director; Richard Bradshaw, Mainspace, Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 conductor. January 21 , 27, 29, February Ryerson. 504-7529. ; student/senior 6: 8:00; January 24: 2:00; February 2: discounts. 7:00. Pre-performance discussion 45 AT&T Centre for the Performing Arts. minutes prior to each performance. Phantom of the Opera. Music by Andrew Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Lloyd Webber; Harold Prince, director. Arts, 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. to Unlimited run. Pantages Theatre, 244 0. Victoria. 872-2222. .50to . Civic Light Opera Company. Scrooge! Canadian Opera Company Ensemble. Musical based on Dickens' A Christmas Cavalli: Giasone. Ensemble Studio singers; Carol. Designed & directed by Joe , Tom Diamond, director; Gary Wedow, Cascone; Lloyd Dean, Blain Berdan, Nancy conductor. December 11 & 12: 8:00; Bordonaro, Dorothy Brunelle, Brian December 13: 2:00. du Maurier Theatre Chamberlain & others, performers. Centre, 231 Queen's Quay West. 9.73- December 10 to 20: Thursdays to 4000. ,. Saturdays: 8:00; Sunday matinees: 2:00. Canadian Opera Company. Handel: Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Xerxes. Kimberly Barber, Kathleen Brett, Drive. 421-1267.to . Tracy Dahl & David Daniels; performers; Etobicoke Musical Productions. A Chorus Stephen Wadsworth, director. January 26: Line. Music by Marvin Hamlisch; book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante; lyrics by Edward Klevan. December 4 & 5: 8:00. Burnhamthorpe Audi~orium, 500 The East Mall. 248-0410. ; group rates. Feast of Fools Theatre. Getting Ready For Christmas. Musical adventure for ages 4 to 1 0 & the young at heart. To December 20. Saturdays & Sundays: 1 :00 & 3:00. Village Playhouse Studio Theatre, 21 90E Bloor West. ,. Great Music at St. Anne's. Gilbert and Sullivan: The Mikado. Laura Shatz, stage director; Christopher Cotton, music director. January 29 & 30; February 4 , 5 & 6 . . Matinees 2:00; evenings 8:00. St. Anne's Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave. 922-4415.,. Livent. Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk. December 10- January 3. Ford Centre, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. to . CANCELLED7 Livent. Smokey Joe's Cafe. Celebrating the top 40 hits of the '50s & '60s. Limited engagement. Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 872- 2222. to . CANCELLED'? continues Alexandra Lennox as Adele Keith Boldt as Eisenstein Bruce Kelly as Falke Igor Portnoi as Prince Orlovsky and special guest Mark DuBois os Alfred Dec. ~5 (prev.), ~(;, ~8, 51 & Jan. ~' 4, t; at 8 plh anJ Dec. 50 at~ plh ~Jane Mallett Theatre ~ St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts (416) 366-772

Living Arts Centre Mississauga. A Christmas Carol. New musical version of the Dickens classic. December 1 5 & 1 6: 8:00. Hammerson Hall, 1414 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000.,. Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Cinderella. Music by Rogers and Hammerstein. December 29 & 30, January 2: 8:00; December 30, January 2 & 3: 2:00; January 3:7:00. Hammerson Hall, 1414 Living Arts Drive. 905-306-6000. ,. Mirvish Productions. Fame. The musical. To December 19. 872-1212..50to .50. Mirvish Productions. Les Miserables. Starring Colm Wilkinson. Tuesday - Saturday: 8:00; Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday: 2:00. To January 2, 1999. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. West. 872-1212. to . Mozart Society. A Night at the Opera. Program of opera excerpts by Purcell, Gluck & Mozart. Anita Krause, mezzo; Toronto Chamber Choir; David Fallis, conductor. December 9: 8:00. Sunderland Hall, 175 St. Clair West. 482-2173. 0; free to members of the Mozart Society. Music Theatre Mississauga. The Secret Garden. Book & lyrics: Marsha Norman; music; Lucy Simon. January 22, 23 27, 28, 29 & 30: 8:00; January 24: 2:00. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd. 905-821-0090. to . North York Symphony. Opera Night. Bel canto excerpts from Lucia di Lammermoor, Barber of Seville, La Traviata, Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni & La Boheme; Verd.i: Forza Del Destino Overture; Nabucco Overture; Donizetti: Ballet Music from La Favorita. U of Toronto Opera School. January 9: 8:00. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 872-2222. Opera l:luffa. The Greatest Gift. Music by David Kyle. Story told through song & dance in styles such as rhythm & blues, middle eastern, folk, jazz, Latin & light opera. December 3 & 4: 8:00; December 5: 5:30 & 7:30- Fairview Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 905-841-0414. 0. December 6: 2:00 - Aurora United Church, Yonge St. south of Wellington, Aurora. ,. Opera Hamilton. Popera ·1999. Opera arias & ensembles. With English supertitles. Eva Zseller, Pamela MacDonald, Zaza Zaalishvili, James Westman, performers; Daniel Lipton, conductor. January 28 & 30: 8:00. Great Hall, Hamilton Place. 905- 526-6556. to . Opera Hamilton. Rossini: L 'Italians in Algeri. Sung in Italian with English. supertitles. Daniele LeBlanc, Benjamin Butterfield, Natalie Paulin, James Butler, Allyson McHardy & others, performers; Janos Acs, conductor; Richard Rose, director. December 4, 8:00: Centre In The Square, 101 Queen St. North, Kitchener. 519-578-1570. to . Opera in Concert. 25th Anniversary Gala Concert. Many illustrious performers; Opera in Concert Chorus; Robert Cooper, conductor. December 5: 8:00·. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366- 7723. . Opera in Concert. Massenet: Thais. Brahm Goldhamer, music director; Robe~t Cooper, conductor; Opera in Concert Chorus; Guillermo Silva-Marin, director. January 30: 8:00; January 31: 2:00. Backgrounder with host lain Scott, 45 minutes prior to each performance. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366- 7723. to . Organ Alternatives.' Telling Tayles: The Proud Angel. Children's story by Mary Sylvia Winter; professional cast of 6; original organ musical score. For families with children aged 6 & up. In support of neighbourhood literacy. December 5: 2:00. St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church St. 360-8480. ,. Polish Canadian Society of Music. Mendelssohn: Elijah. Dramatized performance. Marcel Be!Julieu, bass; soloists; Toronto Sinfonietta; Ryerson's Oakham House Choir; Matthew Jaskiewicz, music director. December 19: 7:00. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. West. 483-544 7. (door), (advance). proVOCE Studios. The Man I Love. Gershwin: music from Porgy & Bess; selected songs. Mila Filatova, musical director. Part of proceeds to benefit the Outreach program for the homeless. Continues, page 24 From Be rio to Birtwistle and Beyond Professioncil training for singers Program/Music Director: Marie-France Lefebvre ~ The Banff Centre '!)'f..\' for the Arts · Toronto Auditions for Dramatic Integration Designed specifically for young professional singers, DRAMATIC INTEGRATION is recognized as the leading program in North America for the training of singers in 2oth century opera and song performance practice. lnternatipnal Voice Workshops w;th Richard Armstrong january 14 & 15, 1999 (Montreal, January 12) Program Dates: May.3 to june 12, 1999 Call1 8oo 565 9989 to apply and to arrange for an audition time. "A ,good balance of self-directed and directed, this pro,gram has chan,ged my life." Tania Miller, participant "The calibre of faculty was absolutely out of this world." Trisha Loewen, participant Program dates: Introductory Intermediate Advanced ~ ETOBICOKE MUSICAL PRODUCTIONS $ . . proudly presents WiifiliMM A CHORUS LinE Music by Marvin Ham Iisch • Book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dame Lyrics by Edward Klevan PERFORMANCE DATES: November 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, December 4, 5, 1998 Evenings: 8:00p.m. Sunday Matinees: 2:00p.m. • I All Tickets ·00 Groups of 10 or more ·00 Burnhamthorpe Auditorium Hwy 427 and Burnhamthorpe Next Show: Kiss Me Kate- April1999 SOURCE

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