Tag Archives: Toronto

SEX AND ITS CONSEQUENCES

First produced at the Stratford Festival, and written by Hannah Moscovitch, BUNNY is a play about a girl, Sorrell, nicknamed “Bunny”. Bunny grows up, discovers puberty, and takes to sex like a rabbit takes to carrots. Bunny enjoys a large … Continue reading

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SPAGHETTI HITS THE FAN

    This week, I made my first visit to The Spaghetti Variety Show, a recurring event, staged by Joel Edmiston and his comrades-in-comedy, stand-up comics and actors. The Spaghetti Variety Show is fast developing a cult following and I … Continue reading

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NEW CULT TEXAS COMEDY

    I wrote my dark, outrageous comedy, The Lady in Shoes from Hell about 30 years ago. But it was not until I showed it to Rosemary Doyle, the Artistic Director of the Red Sandcastle Theatre, was the work … Continue reading

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COMING UP SOON !

Coming Up Soon — The 5th Annual 1000 Monkeys Play Writing Event – 2017 Five years ago, I arrived for the first-ever 1000 Monkeys Play Writing Event at the Red Sandcastle Theatre. Convened by the theatre’s Artistic Director, Rosemary Doyle, … Continue reading

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A FASCINATING THRILLER PREMIERES

    (Left to right) Kyle Bailey, Alexander Thomas in Stephen Joffe’s Letters to Annabelle. Photo by John Gundy. Last night, I took in Stephen Joffe’s new play, Letters to Annabelle, at the MAY Cafe, premiering during the Fringe festival. … Continue reading

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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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EVEN MORE 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 … Continue reading

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THE ALL CAME FOR 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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BRIGHT POCKET OF MUSIC

  Statler’s is a bar on Church Street. Recently, I started to hang out there. The place is especially amazing on Monday and Thursday nights, around 10:00 pm. Monday night is SINGular Sensation, a show hosted by Jennifer Walls, with Donavon … 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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BARE AND INTENSE

Drama in a Downtown Bar Wolf Manor’s production of Danny & The Deep Blue Sea is making its appearance at several Toronto bars right now, starring Dylan Brenton and Bria McLaughlin.  John Patrick Shanley’s drama, which premiered in the early … Continue reading

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FLYING OVER THE MOON

Chasse-Galerie is a joyful, rip-roaring musical. It’s so much fun, the audience can hardly keep still. Watching a brilliant cast, singing their hearts out, you find yourself joining in, and laughing out loud. It premiered last year, at the tiny … Continue reading

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THE TYRANNY OF PERFECT

Last week, I dropped by to see a rehearsal by Theatre Parallax Toronto. Soon, the company will open with a performance piece called KATA. KATA is primarily a silent narrative illustrated with men in motion, dramatizing the story. Four male … Continue reading

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MORE THAN JUST SPOOKY

THE HARROWING OF BRIMSTONE MCREEDY is a conventional tale about selling one’s soul to the dark, infernal powers. What makes this story a stand out is Eric Woolfe. Woolfe is an important actor, and he’s compelling to watch. Rather like … Continue reading

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A CHILLING INCANDESCENCE

The inspiration for both the  Italian Mime Suicide and Three Red Days springs from real-life events. In the hands of ordinary artists, the ideas embodied in these two distinct shows might come off as silly or so abstract, no one … Continue reading

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