About This Show

A Yonge Street Theatricals Production 

Book, Music & Lyrics by Britta Johnson 
Directed by Annie Tippe 

Britta Johnson is one of Canada’s most acclaimed composers, lyricists and writers for musical theatre. LIFE AFTER is her celebrated and luminous musical which premiered in Toronto in 2017 and played a sold-out run at the Berkeley Street Theatre. It was subsequently produced at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre and Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. It returns to Toronto’s CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre in a major new production helmed by Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning producers Yonge Street Theatricals for a strictly limited engagement.

Despite being a famous self-help author, Frank Carter’s optimistic advice offers little solace to his 16-year-old daughter, Alice. After his untimely death, Alice embarks on a quest for truth, unravelling the events that changed her family forever.

LIFE AFTER is a “stirring, fully original” (Chicago Tribune) new musical, “exquisite from start to finish” (BroadwayWorld) that moves through the complexities of life with wit, humour and grace.

“I am so thrilled that LIFE AFTER is coming to this legendary stage in my hometown for the next phase of its journey. This is the community that raised me and the city that has championed this show since the first downbeat on opening night at the Toronto Fringe in 2016. Developing this show has been the most transformative part of my career so far, and it’s an honour to bring it home and share its journey with my community again.” - Britta Johnson, creator of LIFE AFTER  

“After successful productions in San Diego and Chicago, we could not be more pleased to bring LIFE AFTERback to Toronto. LIFE AFTER has captivated audiences every step of the way, and we look forward to announcing additional plans for the future soon”- Linda Barnett & Natalie Bartello, Yonge Street Theatricals 

Show Details

Dates: First Preview: April 16, 2025 Final Performance: May 4, 2025
Location: CAA Theatre, Canada

651 Yonge St,


M4Y 1Z9

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