Category Archives: Photography

THE MAGIC OF PRIDE

Pride. In Toronto, Canada. 2017. What began years ago as a small political event on Church Street has grown into one of the most massive carnivals in North America, with well over a million attendees. Historically, it’s a “gay pride”, … Continue reading

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A TURN OF THE PAGE

After a few brief years, The Storefront Theatre closed at its location, 955 Bloor Street West, near the Ossington subway stop. Rather scruffy looking, and on a corner, the small space become home to some of the most talented directors, … Continue reading

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GENIUS IN A LAMP

  Every year at Christmas time, The Red Sandcastle Theatre stages a pantomime, for kids and grown ups. A pantomime is a kind of silly fairy tale, full of hammy acting, songs, dances, and audience interaction. The pantomimes at the … Continue reading

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WICKED CHILDREN’S STORIES

The Forest has opened at The Storefront Theatre and it’s a wild and whirling concoction created by a team of writers, directors, actors, artists, and puppeteers.  The dark comedy is really a series of children’s stories, some naughty and some … Continue reading

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AVOIDING THE PAPARAZZI

“Actually, I’m a very shy, introspective person. I don’t really like a lot of attention.” — Burke Campbell Photo by Anita Olanick

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WORDS TO LIVE BY

“It’s a poisonous myth that a writer must suffer for his art.”  — Burke Campbell

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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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