Sharply funny, moving, candid looks at LGBTQ lives in 7th annual Gay Play Day

Gay Play Day—an annual festival of short, new plays written by LGBTQ playwrights and their allies—returns to the Alumnae Theatre Studio for two days only. This is the 7th year of the fest for founding AD Darren Stewart-Jones and the GPD team, which this year includes technical director Johnny Salib and Henry Keeler on frontContinue reading “Sharply funny, moving, candid looks at LGBTQ lives in 7th annual Gay Play Day”

Wacky, trippy good times with stand-up, sketch, music & improv in The Dandies’ Holodeck Follies

Out at the Comedy Bar cabaret space last night for a big fun night of Star Trek-themed comedy with The Dandies and their season 5 premiere of Holodeck Follies. Set up in a variety show format, the evening’s festivities were hosted by stand-up comic Hisham Kelati, and featured guests Northwest Passage and Leslie Hudson. TheContinue reading “Wacky, trippy good times with stand-up, sketch, music & improv in The Dandies’ Holodeck Follies”

Star Trek according to Polly Esther in sassy, poignant, personal Dammit, Jim! I’m a Comedienne, Not a Doctor!

To boldly go where no Polly Esther has gone before… During a one-night performance at the Social Capital Theatre last night, actor/playwright/comedienne Polly Esther took us along on a multi-media tour of her two-year voyage of exploration of the strange new world of the Star Trek series and movies in her one-woman show Dammit, Jim!Continue reading “Star Trek according to Polly Esther in sassy, poignant, personal Dammit, Jim! I’m a Comedienne, Not a Doctor!”

Cue6 takes us to the edge of funny & disturbing – Kate and Sam Are Not Breaking Up

Cue6 Theatre Company continues to push the edge of hilarious and disturbing with its current production, the Canadian premiere of Joel Kim Booster’s Kate and Sam Are Not Breaking Up, directed by Jill Harper and running at Fraser Studios. The Kate (Karen Knox) and Sam (AJ Vaage) of the title are the teen movie starsContinue reading “Cue6 takes us to the edge of funny & disturbing – Kate and Sam Are Not Breaking Up”