Though they're not geographically in Toronto, the Stratford and Shaw festivals are an important part of Toronto theatre life. Operating from April through November, the festivals--each a few hours' drive from Downtown--amount to our classical rep companies.
Writer-critic-teacher Margo Jefferson sees one role of a critic as being a consumer guide. "We are having a conversation with our audience. We're connecting a theatre experience to a person's own experience. We need to remind them how interesting it is to think and feel about theatre." She ...
Valerie Harper's extensive training in dance and in the theatre game techniques of Viola Spolin/Paul Sills is apparent in the supple "plastique" she brings to The Dragon and the Pearl, Marty Martin's biographical play about Pearl S. Buck. In the one-woman show on the mainstage of the ...
You want theatre? Dance? Music? You want poetry and fiction? Film and video? Digital media? Then hop to downtown N.Y.C. from Sept. 11 through 21 where you can catch more than 350 performances, exhibitions, and special presentations at the Downtown Arts Festival
Emotional Makeup"In the 1950s, especially in Britian, people did not talk about their feelings," said English actress Julie Walters during a recent discussion of her darkly comic work in the film Intimate
Several larger-than-life ladies are currently holding forth Off-Broadway-Marian Seldes as the English stage star Mrs. Patrick Campbell in Dear Liar at the Irish Repertory Theatre, Twiggy as musical comedy legend Gertrude Lawrence in If Love Were All at the Lucille Lortel, Priscilla Lopez as the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in ...
Chris Fernando (dir.) is accepting submissions for Happy Endings, a sync-sound 16mm short about a writer trying to finish a story. Three-week shoot starts Feb. 24. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.