Interview with Moze Mossanen about “You Are Here: A Come From Away Story”, a documentary about the community of Gander, NF who welcomed over 6,500 passengers forced to land after the terrorist attacks on 9/11
The 26 Letter Dance, showing at Young People’s Theatre (YPT) until March 16, has a singularly well-chosen title. The show, aimed at 4 to 8 year olds, is produced by Québec’s Bouge de là, a professional dance company whose sole focus is the creation of dance presentations for children. So the word “Dance” is important. […]
Review: Soulpepper’s ROSE is eye-catching and inventive, sweet yet serious. It features music, staging, themes and knockout performances, especially by Haley Gillis, Peter Fernandes and Frank Cox-O’Connell, that will fire a child’s imagination.
Ellen Denny’s play WONDER combines movement, science and history to tell the story of trailblazing scientist Harriet Brooks, the first female nuclear physicist in Canada and Denny’s great-great aunt.
“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.