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"For almost two hours, Miller powers through 25 years and some hundred voices… All the while he perfectly calibrates his performance with a truly dazzling cascade of imagery... A fascinating, kaleidoscopic overview of an era... I was mesmerized!" (Jim Burke, Montreal Gazette)


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"Simply STUNNING!...Theatric creativity of the highest magnitude!" The first reviews are in for BOOM's 5 week run in Vancouver, at PuSh/Arts Club (Granville Island stage), to Feb 13 2016.


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BOOM kicks off 2016 with a 5-week run at PuSh/Arts Club (Granville Island stage), Jan 14-Feb 13 2016. After 2015 runs in Toronto, London, Victoria, Edmonton, Whitehorse, Halifax and Markham, the Kidoons/WYRD multimedia show BOOM heads back to the West coast.


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October 29, 2015
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After big runs in Victoria and Edmonton (with a whip through Whitehorse), the Kidoons/WYRD multimedia show BOOM heads to the other Canadian coast. Previews and reviews below.
Chronicle Herald review


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September 30, 2015
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Rick Miller and the Kidoons/WYRD team launch Citadel Theatre's 50th anniversary to stellar reviews.


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Kidoons and WYRD Productions' hit show BOOM kicks off its big 2015-16 Canadian tour with a 3-week run at The Belfry Theatre in Victoria, BC. This is Rick Miller's first appearance here since Bigger Than Jesus played in 2007.


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"Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is extraordinary... a fantastical fusion of low-tech puppetry and high-tech projections! Panamania, is off to a gold medal start! Don't let this ship sail without climbing aboard!" (Drew Rowsome theatre blog)


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5 shows only! at DANIELS SPECTRUM In Regent Park. Limited seating, so book your tickets now!


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A little video I made in case Mr. Burns needs a new voice. If you like it, please share it!


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Don't miss Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea's World Premiere, July 11-15 2015 at Daniels Spectrum in Toronto. 5 shows only! Limited seating, so book your tickets now!


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Our BOOM national tour continues with a 3-week mainstage run at The Grand Theatre in London, ON, where Rick has previously played MacHomer and Bigger Than Jesus. Preview article in London Community News.


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Don’t miss Rick's new show BOOM premiering at the Panasonic Theatre in Toronto Jan 15th. The explosive new show that captures the defining moments of the baby-boom generation. One man, 25 years, a 100 of the world’s most influential figures.


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After two weeks of intensive work at Robert Lepage's La Caserne in Quebec City, The 20K Collective presented Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea (20K) on Dec 13th 2014 to an invited audience of friends and colleagues.


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After a late night hosting the Glenn Gould Prize at Rideau Hall, Rick flew back to Toronto to host the morning launch of PANAMANIA, the Arts & Culture Program of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.


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February 17, 2014
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Rick has been travelling with his colleague Mike McGuire to various schools with his HARDSELL media literacy lecture/presentation.


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HARDSELL (the TV pilot) will get its first public screening on Saturday Nov 16th between 4-5pm at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. The event is called "The Best of BravoFACT, hosted by Richard Crouse", and is presented as part of the CITF (Canadian International Television Festival)


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November 3, 2013
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From Oct 27 to Nov 10th, the BOOM team will gearing up Rick Miller's latest solo multimedia show for its first public performances at the High Performance Rodeo, Calgary's premiere arts festival, from Jan 15-19 2014 (co-presented by Theatre Calgary).


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The Toronto 2015 Pan-Am Games (TO2015) kicks off festivity, culture and celebration with its three-year community countdown on July 10. The free concert will be co-MC'd by Rick Miller and Sandra Lalonde, with special guest host Jian Ghomeshi.


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It's official: the satirical film Mulroney the Opera will finally be aired on television in Canada, where it was meant to be seen in the first place. The Movie Network will present it on the Mfest Channel, June 19th at 9 pm, followed at 10:15 by Sonya di Rienzo's "Behind the Curtain: The Making of Mulroney the Opera"... Check it out!


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Wyrd News "premiere vendu" Article

Chaque fois que Rick Miller présente VENDU il offre son salaire d'acteur à la campagne internationale BECAUSE I AM A GIRL!


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My HARDSELL 2.0 lecture at IdeaCity in Toronto in June 2011. A preview of the full-length play that premiered later that Fall. Had some jaws dropping (especially the sponsors from Eli Lilly!), but it was well worth it.

Next HARDSELL 2.0 dates: the French-language premiere in Quebec City, June 6-10 2012! Festival Le Carrefour.


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MacHomer opens Stratford's 60th season!
After its New York premiere, Rick Miller's MacHomer is settling into a month-long run at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Canada's premiere destination for classical theatre. Rick Miller's hilarious mash-up of TV's The Simpsons and Shakespeare's Macbeth opens today, Saturday May 5, and runs to May 26th.  Still some tickets left! Book now…


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Du 12 au 21 avril 2012, le spectacle solo BIGGER THAN JESUS de Rick Miller et Daniel Brooks sera reprise en français à Montréal au Théâtre Denise Pelletier.
Info et billets.
Nouvelles critiques: La Presse, Revue Sequence , Montréal Express (Transcontinental) , Charlebois Post Canada, MonTheatre, Cité Boomers
Critiques en 2010:  Le Journal de Montréal, VOIR, Le Devoir, Le Quatrième.com, monthéâtre.qc.ca, et Radio-Canada et The Gazette (English)
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At long last, MacHomer and Bigger Than Jesus will premiere in New York City! NYU's gorgeous Skirball Center will host back-to-back weekends of solo performances by Rick Miller.  MAC: March 30-31, BTJ: April 4-7. More info and tickets.
Read the Sunday New York Times preview
BTJ review in Huffington Post
Time-Out NY KIDS, critics pick for Friday
New York Post KIDS pick
Q&A with NYU local


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MacHomer's 2012 Spring Tour has wound its way through Whitehorse (YT), North Bay (ON), La Mirada (CA), Winnipeg (MB).  We're currently in snowy Saskatoon (SK) for a 16-day run with Persephone Theatre.  (March 7-21). Coming up next: Brentwood (NY) and a New York City premiere, and a month-long run as part of the Stratford Festival's 60th anniversary season.  Woohoo!  Persephone ticket info.


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Rick Miller and Daniel Brooks' international hit show BIGGER THAN JESUS was ranked among Toronto's "riveting revivals" of 2011 according to Now Magazine.  Read more.


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HARDSELL 2.0, Rick Miller's reworking of the 2009 play co-created by Daniel Brooks, runs for a limited time at Factory Theatre in Toronto.  Sell, sell, sell!  Latest rave at TorontoStage.com. " If you need proof why Rick Miller is the most important performance artist to grace the Canadian stage, look no further than Hardsell 2.0" for
Great quote from Toronto Sun.  "It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness"


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Big news for HARDSELL:  besides receiving funding for a short film, Rick Miller will perform excerpts from the play at Moses Znaimer's prestigious IdeaCity 2011 conference on Friday, June 17th.  The Rick Miller/Daniel Brooks play is also being completely reworked for a remount at the Factory Theatre in Oct 2011.


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April 21, 2009
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HARDSELL, the latest Rick Miller/Daniel Brooks collaboration, runs until May 9th at the Berkeley Street Theatre in Toronto.  
"HARDSELL is another Miller/Brooks opus that fascinates like a cobra. Hypnotized, we can’t look away...I’m still thinking about the show the next day!"  (Paula Citron, Classical FM 96)

Read on for more info, previews and reviews.


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October 8, 2008
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MACHOMER's week-long run in Washington DC sells out before opening night.  Woolly Mammoth Theater Company is presenting 7 performances of Rick Miller's mega-hit from Oct 8-12, 2008, and is now selling a handful of standing-room-only tickets.  For box office info, click here.  Also, read the Washington Post review and feature article.  

MACHOMER has been performed in over 130 cities on 4 continents to half a million Simpsons/Shakespeare fans.  What began as a fringe festival mash-up of the Simpsons and Shakespeare has now evolved into a multimedia spectacular (without losing the silliness of the original idea).  If you have never seen Rick's hilarious retelling of Macbeth using 50 Simpsons characters, what are you waiting for???  If you have seen it, you have never seen it like thisMACHOMER  - call it version 4.0 -  was completely revamped for its 10th anniversary tour in 2006, with new songs, characters, jokes and video images.  Visit the new MacHomer website, unveiled in July.


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November 17, 2007
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The MTC Warehouse Presents the World Premiere of Necessary Angel and WYRD Productions’ HARDSELL.  In a world where everything and everyone has a price, the sell is the currency of the modern age. Co-creators Rick Miller and Daniel Brooks, along with the design team of Beth Kates and Ben Chaisson, take audiences through the nightmarish world of selling, as seen through the not-so-rose-coloured glasses of a character who sold his soul long ago.  Here are links to more reviews and previews. 

Read the CBC article

Read the Winnipeg Sun article

Read the  Winnipeg Free Press article

Read the Whats On Winnipeg article


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