“The chameleon-like comedians of The Second City find no shortage of holiday silliness to mine.” Scott Sneddon’s review of “It’s a Wild, Rowdy, Wonderful Life”
Interview with Sheila-Ingabire-Isaro: “I’m so excited to be back!” Sheila returns to the 7th edition of Les Zinspirés, Théâtre français de Toronto’s Dora-Award winning French-language youth playwriting series.
Debut of a new classic: Our interview with Diana Tso about the world premiere of “The Monkey Queen,” her re-imagining of an ancient Chinese epic that combines storytelling, music and movement, told from a female perspective
Why is the association between art and madness so widely-held? Is it even valid? These are among the questions that Workman Arts’ annual Rendezvous with Madness Festival poses in its exploration of mental illness and addiction through the lived experiences of artists and their art. “There is definitely the myth of the mad genius, or […]
We chatted with Beatriz Pizano, AD of Aluna Theatre, about this year’s RUTAS International Multi-arts Festival, which she conceived in 2012 to build a community for emerging artists.
Kevin Teurff’s experiences in Gander in the aftermath of 9/11 inspired the character “Kevin T.” in COME FROM AWAY. His book CHANNEL OF PEACE is a heartfelt memoir and commentary on his experiences then and since, Learn about his diverse efforts to promote kindness, which began with Pay It Forward 9/11 in 2002.
Hold the pink, cue the satire, and leave it to the ladies. Carly Heffernan, Director & Head Writer of The Second City’s mainstage hit SHE THE PEOPLE, discusses the show’s “quadruple threat” cast & its ability to spark laughter and thought.
On graduating from The Second City Conservatory, Kristie Gunter and Rockland Pickard created Funnies for Families to use their comedy training to “do good” and help families undergoing tough times.
Canadian Stage’s celebrates Toronto’s varied stories, voices and views with WE ARE STORY, its 2nd annual FREE family-friendly event on Sun, Aug 19 at High Park. Autumn Smith describes the day’s performances, interactive artist stations and the “Territorial Tales” youth project.
Sticks and stone may break bones, but words can land a championship. Emily Richardson brandishes her word power in ‘Improv Showdown,’ The Second City’s invictus battle of wits and wordplay – suitable for all ages!