The Musical Stage Company

Acting Up Stage Co. - UNCOVERED

Acting Up Stage Company, led by Artistic Director Mitchell Marcus, is Toronto’s leading not-for-profit musical theatre company. For the last twelve years they have been producing award-winning contemporary musical theatre in Toronto, amassing 53 Dora Award nominations, 10 Dora Awards and 10 Toronto Theatre Critics’ Awards.

For the past 10 years Acting Up Stage Company has presented a big star-studded concert at Toronto’s Koerner Hall where they “cover” the music of a popular singer/songwriter with original arrangements, performed by some of the leading musical artists in Canada. In 2016 they covered the music of Queen & Bowie with an all-star cast including Brent Carver, Divine Brown, Melissa O’Neil, Sara Farb, Andrew Penner and many more.

The UNCOVERED concerts have amassed a very loyal following, filling three nights (3000 people) at Koerner Hall. Each year the audience goes crazy for the incredible performances and unique arrangements by Reza Jacobs.  UNCOVERED is now available to tour!


UnCovered: Springsteen & Dylan

Iconic pop songs reimagined by Canada’s top talent

“Born in the USA”, “The Rising”, “Forever Young”, and “Blowin’ in the Wing”. Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan each transformed the music landscape with their brilliant songwriting and passionate messages.

Experience music director Reza Jacobs’ wildly imaginative and theatrical arrangements as some of Canada’s greatest musical actors from Broadway, Mirvish, and the Stratford and Shaw Festivals bring their songs to life in a way that makes you hear them again for the first time.


Sara Farb
Melissa O’Neil
Andrew Penner


“Reza Jacobs’ musical direction is immaculate.” – The National Post

“Brent Carver is a treasure in Canadian Theatre” – Playbill

“Melissa O’Neil… can sing with tremendous passion.” – The Star



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