The Women of Musical Theatre Festival was founded and created by Marion Abbott in July 2016 in an effort to shine a brighter light on the amazing female artists who work in this field. All shows are written, choreographed, directed, musically directed, stage managed and produced by women. The inaugural festival featured the work of over 100 artists and was a joyous celebration of so many amazing talents. Marion Abbott Productions is proud to bring this unique and important festival to Toronto.
BROADWAY DIVAS: A HISTORY IN REVUE
Thursday, July 20 at 7:30PM
Friday, July 21 at 7:30PM
Created by MARION ABBOTT
A celebration of the great Broadway Divas throughout history — performed by fabulous female talent residing in Toronto. Relive great Broadway moments from the past, presented by incredible Women of Musical Theatre.
PLEASE NOTE: Thursday tickets include entry to WoMT opening reception from 6:00PM to 7:30PM.
HARVEST MOON RISING
Saturday, July 22 at 2:00PM
Saturday, July 22 at 7:30PM
Music and Lyrics by LESLIE ARDEN
Book by PEGGY SAMPLE
This Canadian musical tells of the contemporary farming crisis and follows the story of two families farming the same piece of land over a hundred years apart. Canadian musical theatre artists will present this beautiful original Canadian piece.
Sunday, July 23 at 2:00PM
Sunday, July 23 at 7:30PM
Written by CATHY ELLIOTT
It's 1969 and Sharon, a mother of two, is facing another move as a result of her husband's work. As she packs belongings and discovers things from the past, she makes discoveries and decisions about her future. A one woman show written by Canadian artist, Cathy Elliott.
DAZZLE: AN ALL FEMALE CABARET
Monday, July 24 at 7:30PM
A non-stop lineup of both amazing songs and fabulous female talent will complete our 2017 festival. Be transported, captivated, and inspired by the incredible female talent residing in and around Toronto as they present great songs from the musical theatre canon that you know and love.