Monthly Archives: July 2015

INDIE ACTORS SUPPORTING PLAYWRIGHTS

1000 Monkeys Play Writing Festival about to begin! Playwrights, prepare to assemble. This coming Friday, July 31, at 6:00 pm, registered playwrights will gather at the Red Sandcastle Theatre for a 24 hour literary marathon, creating a whole galaxy of … Continue reading

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TAKING THE MAGIC DOWN

Ale House’s indie production of Shakespeare’s Twelfe Night has just closed. Originally produced at the Red Sandcastle Theatre two years ago, this Twelfe Night just played at the Toronto Fringe to packed houses. To me, one of the most enchanting … Continue reading

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LOOKING BACK AT RUKMINI’S GOLD

There are legions of plays dealing with immigrant families. Most illustrate how these people arrive in a new place and the endless difficulties they encounter. Ultimately, the new comers integrate into various societies, but at a terrible cost, often suppressing … Continue reading

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LAST CHANCE

Ale House’s production of Twelfe Night at the Toronto Fringe was a smash hit. Unfortunately, the play was so successful, a human tsunami engulfed the theatre, and many failed to get in. Now, you have ONE more chance to see … Continue reading

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CIRCLE THESE DATES

ATTENTION:  ACTORS AND PLAYWRIGHTS On July 31, 2015, registered playwrights will gather for the 3rd annual 1000 Monkeys Play Writing Festival. For 24 hours, from July 31, Friday, 6:00 pm until 6:00 pm, Saturday August 1, playwrights will be creating … Continue reading

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PUPPET PANDEMONIUM

I arrived early at the George Ignatieff Theatre for the opening of Hamlet…A Puppet Epic!, written by Tom McGee (presently alive) and William Shakespeare (now deceased). It was a national holiday, late afternoon, and with a million other things going on, … Continue reading

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