NINE – the musical in concert

  • Featuring ESA’s WoCo and women’s ensemble

    SPECIAL GROUP OFFER!

    Podium Concert Productions proudly presents the Canadian Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical “Nine in Concert”, starring Stratford Festival veteran Juan Chioran. This limited engagement concert of 3 performances only, will take place at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre for the Arts, 427 Bloor St W (between Spadina and Bathurst)

    When: Friday, January 12 and Saturday January 13, 2018
    Time: Friday @ 7:30PM / Saturday @ 2:00 and 7:30PM

    Groups of 8 or more can experience a world-class orchestra of 23 musicians, hand-picked and led by Mark Camilleri who will accompany 15 of Canada’s brightest stars of stage and musical theatre and an ensemble of rising stars from Etobicoke School of The Arts.
    ABOUT THE SHOW

    Based on Italian director Federico Fellini’s comic masterpiece of biographical filmmaking, 8 1/2, Maury Yeston’s sultry and enchanting musical Nine follows the life of world-famous film director Guido Contini as he prepares his latest picture and balances the numerous women in his life. Contini is dreading his imminent 40th birthday and facing a midlife crisis, which is blocking his creative impulses and entangling him in a web of romantic difficulties in early-1960s Venice. Contini is also, after recent box office failures, drifting toward a nervous breakdown from which he is held back only by the support of his wife, Luisa. As his sanity disintegrates, he drifts into nostalgic reverie, eventually focusing on the formative sexual encounter of his life, which occurred at the age of nine.

    The original Broadway production of Nine opened in 1982 and was nominated for 12 and won five Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Original Score. It also received 8 Drama Desk Award nominations, winning 7, and a Grammy Award nomination. In 2003, it won another Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical with Antonio Banderas; Jane Krakowski won for Best Featured Actress. Nine was adapted for film as a musical drama in 2009, directed and produced by Rob Marshall (Chicago). The ensemble principal cast consisted of Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench, Nicole Kidman, and Sophia Loren, with Kate Hudson and Fergie. Nine received four Academy Award nominations, including Best Supporting Actress (Penélope Cruz).

    ABOUT JUAN CHIORAN

    Juan Chioran (born June 18, 1963) is an Argentine-Canadian actor and singer who is primarily associated with stage roles at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada. Juan Chioran is based in Stratford, Ontario. Chioran is best known for his voice acting roles, such as Doji in Beyblade: Metal Fusion (the first 32 episodes, later succeeded by Andrew Jackson), King Caradoc in Jane and the Dragon, and Barry Bullevardo in the animated series Iggy Arbuckle.
    Watch our promotional video.

    GROUP TICKETS – BOOK NOW! LIMITED SPACE

    Groups of 8 or more receive a 20% discount

    Section C (3rd price tickets) $37.51 CDN / SAVE $8.82 per ticket
    Section B (2nd price tickets) $65.77 CDN / SAVE $15.59 per ticket
    Section A (Top price tickets) $83.85 CDN / SAVE $20.11 per ticket
    Prices include facility ticket fee and HST

    TO BOOK NOW
    Email: [email protected] – Call: 416-999-1375 TODAY!

Music Theatre Fundraiser – QSP

Today, students in Music Theatre received catalogues and info on how to register their account with QSP online, in order to increase their initiatives to reach more customers.  Please have a look through the catalogue or the website www.qsp.ca.  It is easiest to order through their website, however, if you wish to submit a hard copy order form, we ask that you pay through your Student Cash Online account.  Thanks for your continued support of this important fundraising program for MT which helps us provide a more enriched program for the students, especially regarding all of the professional visiting artists at the school.2017 – Magazine Parent Letter int

Lula Lounge – Music Theatre Grad Showcase

  1. Mark your calendars – the Music Theatre students are graduating and showcasing their talents at the infamous LULA LOUNGE  on June 5th – dinner reservations (almost sold out at 6pm – call to reserve your spot). Tickets to the show – $20 – can be purchased online at esainfo.ca. You must purchase tickets to the show, regardless of dinner reservations, and prove  your ticket info at the entrance.

Chamber Choir performs in the Canadian premiere of Elgar’s The Apostles

Tickets are still available for Saturday and Sunday. Follow the link below and don’t miss this opportunity to see the ESA Chamber Choir perform with Pax Christi, soloists and orchestra at Grace-Church-on-the-Hill.

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=qt5mwekab&oeidk=a07ed6hkca03fd84529

Opus – Music Department Showcase May 11 & 12 – Tickets on sale now

Opus tickets are on sale! Please join the Music Department for our final two shows of the year. We have two different shows with exciting repertoire Thursday, May 11th at 7:00 and Friday, May 12th at 7:00. Tickets here >

Chamber Choir sings with Pax Christi for the Canadian Premiere of Elgar’s The Apostles on April 29 and 30

Come support the ESA Chamber Choir on April 29 and 30 at Grace Church on the Hill as we sing with the Pax Christi Chorale, fantastic soloists, and a professional orchestra in the Canadian premiere of Elgar’s The Apostles. Follow the link  below for tickets.

http://www.paxchristichorale.org/the-apostles/

Splash Auditions 2017/18

All majors are encouraged to attend the open dance call on Tues. May 9th in R3. There will be a sign up sheet posted on the Music Theatre board outside the CAF soon to sign up. There will be two call times (3:30-5 and 5;30-7) please wear Dance attire

Vocal Call Backs will be Thurs. May 11th – 32 bars of a Broadway song, for selected students to proceed to the final casting.

Previous Splash members who are interested must sign up for the open dance call times and may or may not be requested for a vocal callback.

We have some exciting plans next year with Show Choir Canada and a possible Canadian trip/Showcase! [Read more…]

Boston Show Choir Competition

Congratulations to Splash and Glo who both placed 1st Runner-up with a Gold Medal Standard at the 2017 Eastern Showchoir Festival.  Your devotion, dedication and hard work has certainly paid off this year!

Awards were also given to Splash for ‘Best Vocals’, ‘Best Female Soloist’ – Annie Messenger and our ESA Pit Band scored the highest marks as well!!

ESA students, crew and band were excellent ambassadors in Boston and it was a great tour and experience in this beautiful city!

Musical Tickets

The Music Theatre Dept is proud to present ‘On Broadway’, a revue style, showstopping musical.  The production will feature Splash, Gr. 11 & 12 Music Theatre Ensembles, & the ESA Pit Orchestra!

Musical segments include the hits from Jersey Boys, Spring Awakening, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical and Rent!

Ticket sales are underway, so please contact www.esainfo.ca and click the TICKET icon on the far right to purchase your tickets (or click HERE).  We have FOUR different casts which you can support.

We have Invited Dress Rehearsals at 5pm on Tues. March 21 and Wed. March 22.  ESA students are FREE, other students PWYC, and Adults $10 – door sales only and general seating.

NEW this year –  We will sell RUSH SEATS  for $20 at the door – 6:15 pm at the Box Office.  Performances @ 7pm March 23, 24, 25 and 2pm on March 25.

Please come out and support our talented students!

Musical ON BROADWAY ticket sales

The Music Theatre Dept is proud to present ‘On Broadway’, a revue style, showstopping musical.  The production will feature Splash, Gr. 11 & 12 Music Theatre Ensembles, & the ESA Pit Orchestra!

Musical segments include the hits from Jersey Boys, Spring Awakening, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical and Rent!

Ticket sales are underway, so please contact www.esainfo.ca and click the TICKET icon on the far right to purchase your tickets.  We have FOUR different casts which you can support.

We have Invited Dress Rehearsals at 5pm on Tues. March 21 and Wed. March 22.  ESA students are FREE, other students PWYC, and Adults $10 – door sales only and general seating.

NEW this year –  We will sell RUSH SEATS  for $20 at the door – 7:15 pm at the Box Office.  Performances @ 7pm March 23, 24, 25 and 2pm on March 25.

 

Please come out and support our talented students!

Toronto Sing – Exciting Event!

Please join Splash and Glo on Friday March 3 for Toronto Sing – the culminating concert of the Show Choir Festival. The concert will feature our two show choirs, as well as choirs from Don Mills Collegiate, York Mills Collegiate, FAME school, and Essex-Hawthorne. TorontoSing_Poster_2017_11x17

Cookie Dough Show Choir

Cookie Dough arrives Mon Dec 12!

Please make sure your son/daughter arrives outside the AUD at 3:10 to pick up their orders.

Thanks for your support!

ESA