It was a very year

Image: A rollercoaster. Photo by Pedro Velasco on Unsplash. As we gradually wrap up 2021 and celebrate the holidays, I’ve been taking stock of the past year. The good, the bad and the ugly. The holiday is both very different and much the same this year; we now have vaccines, but with the emergence ofContinue reading “It was a very year”


Beyond the Toronto Fringe: TIFF meets Fringe & Next Stage line-up announced

TIFF meets Fringe. That’s right, folks attending Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this year will have a chance to catch some cool Toronto Fringe Shed Plays this weekend (Sept 5-7), featuring: Theatre Mischief’s Cinema Trope (Mark Shyzer & Jessica Moss) Monkeyman Productions’ Ask Lovecraft (Leeman Kessler) Morro & Jasp’s Equal Rights for Clowns Kanika Ambrose’sContinue reading “Beyond the Toronto Fringe: TIFF meets Fringe & Next Stage line-up announced”

A beautiful & painful coming of age story – The Lesser Blessed

I had the great pleasure of attending the premiere of The Lesser Blessed yesterday afternoon at the Isabel Bader Theatre, part of the TIFF 2012 program – and left the theatre incredibly moved. Based on the novel by Richard Van Camp, and adapted for the screen by Van Camp and director Anita Doron, The LesserContinue reading “A beautiful & painful coming of age story – The Lesser Blessed”

TIFF 2012

Can’t forget the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which opens on September 6 and runs until September 16. I seldom get out to this, since I’m usually pretty booked up in September – especially with theatre-related stuff – and often I’m working on a show (which I am, but not till a bit later thisContinue reading “TIFF 2012”