Lovely ode to vaudeville in the bawdy, funny & poignant Mel Malarkey Gets the Bum’s Rush

Fresh from a very successful run at The Theatre on King in Peterborough, Cathy Petch mounted Mel Malarkey Gets the Bum’s Rush for a one-night performance in Toronto, playing to a packed room at The Cameron House last night. Accompanied by Dickie the Pianist (director Em Glasspool), Mel (Petch) walks the talk when it comes toContinue reading “Lovely ode to vaudeville in the bawdy, funny & poignant Mel Malarkey Gets the Bum’s Rush”

Hot Damn, it’s season 2 of Queer Slam!

Better late than never. Due to the nature of this event, I need to confirm with the organizers that it’s okay to publish participants’ names. So, without further ado… Hot damn, that was another fine Queer Slam at Supermarket on Wednesday night! I had the pleasure of attending back in December, when I was alsoContinue reading “Hot Damn, it’s season 2 of Queer Slam!”

Hot damn, that was one fine Queer Slam!

Hot damn, that was one fine Queer Slam! I had the great honour – and pleasure – of being on the judging panel at last night’s Queer Slam at Supermarket. Hosted by hot damn slam poet Cathy Petch, with assistance from Brock Hessel, last night’s festivities included performances by Petch and Hessel, and fellow judgesContinue reading “Hot damn, that was one fine Queer Slam!”

Some December happenings

While I’m taking a bit of a break after all the recent theatre-going and set work, thought I’d shout out some ongoing and upcoming December fun. Red Sandcastle Theatre is cooking with music, comedy, drama and holiday fun all month long! Check out their website to see what A.D./actor Rosemary Doyle (who’s appearing in EscapeContinue reading “Some December happenings”

Four hot, talented women join forces for Red Door @ Wonder Women IV

Wow – what an amazing event last night at The Central! Four incredibly talented women joined forces with their music and spoken word/poetry talents to put on a fabulous show and support Red Door Family Shelter. I was working the merch table, and up taking pics with both my and Lizzie’s camera, only sitting downContinue reading “Four hot, talented women join forces for Red Door @ Wonder Women IV”

Wonder Women IV @ The Central on Wed, Apr 25

In Toronto and looking for a super fun thing to do on a Wednesday – and support a really good cause at the same time? Look no further – Wonder Women IV is on at The Central (603 Markham Street) tomorrow night, featuring music, poetry and spoken word performances by amazingly talented wonder women KatContinue reading “Wonder Women IV @ The Central on Wed, Apr 25”