Tag Archives: Claire Burns

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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REAL AND CONSISTENT TALENT

Life is worthwhile only if you make it interesting, and if you hang with interesting folk. For me, what usually makes others fascinating is their talent, tenacity, and the fortitude to bring that talent to the public’s eye. About two … 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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WHEN THE SEASON TURNS HOT

In Toronto, the weather is warming up. Naturally, The Storefront Theatre holds its chic Spring Fling, a kind of fund-raising, networking, talent splash, this time at THE SUPER WONDER GALLERY on Bloor Street West. In less than two years, The Storefront has become … Continue reading

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ANOTHER SMASH HIT

I took the above shot just a few moments before Kat Sandler‘s dark comedy Liver opened at the Storefront Theatre. Kat was anxious about how her new work would be received, but a minute into the performance, the audience was … Continue reading

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WHAT IS YOUR KINK?

Photos by John Gundy Claire Burns has written and directed a real sizzler of a comedy, Human Furniture. She’s cast it with actors so funny, they make you laugh till you slide to the floor. The play’s a farce, and in farce, … Continue reading

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A SPECTACLE OF INDECENCY

Right now, the Storefront Theatre is on a winning streak.  Earlier, Kat Sandler’s comedy, Retreat, was a smash hit. This week, Caryl Churchill’s haunted play, The Striker, is selling out every night, and on November 13, the curtain goes up … Continue reading

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