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”

Words of pride, debate, identity & relationships in funny, moving & thoughtful Gay Play Day

Spent an enjoyable afternoon at the theatre yesterday, for the fourth annual Gay Play Day, which had moved to a temporary home at Fraser Studios this year, as their original home in the Alumnae Theatre studio was booked up (A.D. Darren Stewart-Jones says they’ll be back at Alumnae next year). Gay Play Day is anContinue reading “Words of pride, debate, identity & relationships in funny, moving & thoughtful Gay Play Day”

Drama, pathos & hilarity – now with more lesbians @ Gay Play Day

The second annual Gay Play Day LGBTTQ Theatre Festival of short plays ran Friday through Saturday in the Alumnae Theatre studio space, featuring works with all the drama, pathos and hilarity I remember from its inaugural fest last year. Now with more lesbians. A.D./playwright/director Darren Stewart-Jones, wearing several other hats as producer, box office/reservations contactContinue reading “Drama, pathos & hilarity – now with more lesbians @ Gay Play Day”

More theatre in T.O. – on right now & upcoming

So much out there to see and still no clones on hand to help me make it out to everything. Here are some shows that are continuing and upcoming: The Village Players’ production of Les Liasons Dangereuses, by Christopher Hampton, directed by Anne Harper – running now until October 5 at the Village Playhouse. NextContinue reading “More theatre in T.O. – on right now & upcoming”

Inaugural Gay Play Day – charming, witty & touching LGBT works

Gay Play Day – a festival of LGBT theatre, envisioned and produced by actor/playwright Darren Stewart-Jones (Baby Gumm Productions), launched its first ever run in the Alumnae Theatre Studio last night, featuring four short plays in the first half, followed by a staged reading of Sky Gilbert’s Hamilton Bus Stop in the second half. Intervention,Continue reading “Inaugural Gay Play Day – charming, witty & touching LGBT works”