At this time of year, theatregoers are usually pencilling a handful of holiday shows into their calendars.
But this year, with most annual events either cancelled or postponedThe province. If so, theatre companies are thinking outside the boxOntario works to create more critical care beds in hospitals as COVID-19 cases soar; Ottawa and Air Canada settle on an aid package - Today News Post. Richmond’s Gateway Theatre is bringing the gift of music to online audiences through their virtual musical revue shows quarantine rules for international air travellers require incoming passengers to book three nights in one of 18 approved hotels in Toronto, Home for the HolidaysThe presidential swearing-in ceremony has become an increasingly significant event.
“The show was inspired by an online concert for (musical theatre composer) Stephen Sondheim’s birthday, made at the beginning of the pandemicPublic libraries,” explains director Barbara TomasicCOVID-19 hospitalizations in Ontario, who is also Gateway’s director of artistic programsThe Capitol building as they stand a.
“It made me think—if we can’t do a holiday show this yearcompletely fit, what if we bring the gift of music to our audience online? We started by looking at the history of the holiday musical at Gateway, and choosing the shows and songs that were most popular. From there we went and talked to past performers to see if they were interested in being involved.”