Category Archives: Film

A TURNING POINT

Recently, at the Storefront Theatre, I attended the screening of Kat Sandler’s hit play, Cockfight, in the same place where the rough, raw, and rowdy stage drama premiered over a year ago. Bell Canada’s Fibe TV1 filmed the piece, and this … Continue reading

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SEE COCKSURE FOR SURE

The Cocksure Lads Movie is showing this week in Toronto, so please don’t miss it. The story is slight, about four young British musicians who come to America (Toronto) in hopes that their band, the Cocksure Lads, will meet with … Continue reading

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A WORKING DAY IN HELL

  Glengarry Glen Ross, David Mamet‘s award-winning, darkly humorous play, is about real estate salesmen working in an office, viciously competing to sell the most. The cast is all male and the language is rough and raw. In an interesting … Continue reading

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A NIGHT OF RISING STARS

September 4.  Thursday evening. Arrive at the Gladstone Hotel on Queen Street West. The moment I enter the front doors, someone loudly calls my name across the lobby. It’s Kat Sandler, the playwright of the moment, looking splendid as usual. … Continue reading

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SHAKESPEARE’S STAR WARS

This week, I dropped by the Storefront Theatre to see a one-night event, a staged reading of Ian Doescher’s play William Shakespeare’s STAR WARS: The Empire Striketh Back. At the Storefront, watching this play read is to participate in a … Continue reading

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WOMEN & FILM

Bee & Julie-Julie: More Than Just A Pretty Face (Above photo: Clara Pasieka by Ryan Fisher, Rainy Fresh Pictures) Clara Pasieka is a rising star, recently appearing as the highly-sexualized pyromaniac in Alex Dault’s historical play, Firebrand. While starring on … Continue reading

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