Tag Archives: Leslieville

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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WHEN THE WHEELS FALL OFF THE LANDAU CARRIAGE

MILF LIFE CRISIS, written and performed by Anne Marie Scheffler, is a comic romp through the stress of a woman, with children, getting a divorce. Appearing alone on stage, Scheffler becomes the husband who rejects her, her various girlfriends, and … Continue reading

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IF YOU BUILD IT

  Last week, The Attic Arts Hub held its grand opening, with a wonderfully festive party. Food, drink, song, and dance. The Attic’s right on Queen Street East, in fashionable Leslieville, and very convenient. It’s a large studio with a … Continue reading

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WHAT FUN IT IS!

The curtain has risen on the annual holiday pantomime staged at the Red Sandcastle Theatre. This original pantomime (the 5th) tells the story of Jacques & the Bean StockMarket by Jane Shields and Rosemary Doyle. As with the other Sandcastle … Continue reading

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MISTRESS OF THE MAGIC FACTORY

Exactly four years ago, a small event turned Rosemary Doyle into a theatrical pioneer. Since that fateful day, her industry and example has made her a key figure in the independent theatre movement, a front that has transformed the entertainment … 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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THE GREATEST FUN

A lot of work goes into staging a play before opening night. Right now, I’m in the thick of it, watching my new comedy, Beyond Belief, take shape. First off, the director and all the actors in the play show … Continue reading

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