Interview: Director Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith. Photo by Dahlia Katz.   Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra will present the fourth installment of its Haus Musik series on April 26 at the Great Hall, directed by Amanda Smith. Topping Ludwig van Toronto’s 2017 list of breakthrough women in the local classical music scene, Smith is known for her multidisciplinary collaborations with actors,Continue reading “Interview: Director Amanda Smith”

Taking a trip to the other side of Menopause Mountain & giving no f*cks in the hilarious, frank & inspiring The Big ‘What Now?’

Ever wonder what the view was like on the other side of menopause? Or perhaps you’re already there and you need to hear from someone who gets it. Everything but the Kitchens Inc. invites you to join Sandra Shamas and The Big ‘What Now?’, running at the Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre. Through anecdotes, andContinue reading “Taking a trip to the other side of Menopause Mountain & giving no f*cks in the hilarious, frank & inspiring The Big ‘What Now?’”

Interview: Brooklyn Doran, Jessica Speziale & Iliya Vee talk Rainboots & Rock N’ Roll tour

Three artists. Three acts. One car. Toronto indie music artists Jessica Speziale, Brooklyn Doran and Iliya Vee (of Dreadful Starlings) loaned their talents to a successful Christmas album and concert fundraiser for the Humber River Hospital Foundation with Indigal, a Toronto-based indie music collective. The three artists have joined forces to launch Rainboots and RockContinue reading “Interview: Brooklyn Doran, Jessica Speziale & Iliya Vee talk Rainboots & Rock N’ Roll tour”

A funny & moving journey that entertains & inspires – Alison Wearing’s Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter

Playwright/actor/author Alison Wearing’s one-woman show Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter: Growing Up with a Gay Dad, expanded and published as a full-length book last year, is currently running at U of T’s George Ignatieff Theatre as part of World Pride 2014 Toronto. And I was so happy to be able to catch it last night!Continue reading “A funny & moving journey that entertains & inspires – Alison Wearing’s Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter”

World Pride 2014 Toronto event teaser: Alison Wearing’s Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter

Playwright/actor/author Alison Wearing adapted her memoir Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter: Growing Up with a Gay Dad into the award-winning one-woman show Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter, which will be featured during World Pride 2014 Toronto at U of T’s George Ignatieff Theatre (June 25-28). Written as a comic monologue, Wearing takes us along onContinue reading “World Pride 2014 Toronto event teaser: Alison Wearing’s Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter”