The story of small-town gays leaving home for the brighter lights and safer havens of the big city streets is a well known one. Gays have been escaping the tyranny of close-minded homophobic home towns for so long, it's a well worn trope. Growing up in the 80s, Bronski Beat's Small Town Boy became an… Continue reading Bed & Breakfast in the Distillery District – Mark Crawford’s Play Comes to Soulpepper Theatre (A Review)
Canadian playwright Mark Crawford's play BED & BREAKFAST is currently on at Soulpepper Theatre in the Distillery District of Toronto. I've been waiting for this one! I can't wait to see it tonight! Here's the synopsis from the Soulpepper website: CANADA 2015 When Brett inherits the family home, he and Drew move out of fast-paced… Continue reading Bed & Breakfast Now Playing at Soulpepper Theatre!
After taking in the amazing production of La Bete at Soulpepper Theatre this past spring, I've been keeping my eye on their schedule for new shows. Turns out, they found a way to mash two of my favourite things--Theatre and Books. When I saw that they're putting on a production of Virginia Woolf's ORLANDO, I… Continue reading Orlando at Soulpepper Theatre with a Book Club Tie-In!
I can't believe we haven't gone to the theatre yet in 2018! Time to rectify this. Next Wednesday (May 16th, 2018) is opening night for La Bête at Soulpepper Theatre! In case you're wondering, it runs through to June 22nd...lots of time to arrange tickets and get there. Us? We'll be there on opening night!… Continue reading LA BÊTE Coming to SOULPEPPER!
THE HISTORY OF US and KING OF THE CREASE, two one-act plays I wrote, will be stage read NEXT TUESDAY (AUGUST 1st, 2017) from 7pm-9pm at Port Perry Church of the Ascension (266 North St. Port Perry). Thanks to THEATRE 3x60 for putting this on. I was thrilled to find out that they were doing… Continue reading Staged Readings of Two of My One-Act Plays…
THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE IS ONE I WROTE FOR THE WCDR WORDWEAVER NEWSLETTER, FOR THEIR MAY/JUNE 2009 ISSUE. It describes my very first foray into play-writing. It's a little aged today, as I have now had 10 short plays produced...6 of them for Trafalgar24. I just wanted to give a little flavour into the experience from… Continue reading A Playwright’s Dream – Trafalgar 24 by Driftwood Theatre