Spotlight on sex work with the disabled The Sessions, starring Helen Hunt as a sex therapist, opens today, Oct 26, in theatres across North America.
Meanwhile, a real story of sex work with the disabled is documented in the heartfelt documentary Scarlet Road.
Back to the farm “I was very nervous before the public reading. The material is quite risqué for a regional theatre, and I was worried that a more family-oriented audience would be a little freaked out by the subject matter,” says Nathaniel Bacon of his role as Luke in St Francis of Millb...
Pam Ann cross-Canada tour touches down in Toronto The spectacular Pam Ann touched down in Toronto with her Around the World Tour, which has been greeted with rave reviews.
Xtra caught up with Caroline Reid, the Australian comedian better know as Pam Ann, before her first show at the Panasonic Theatre....
Stockholm makes North American debut Stockholm is making its North American debut at Toronto's Tarragon Theatre Extra Space. The play was written by Britain’s Bryony Lavery for Frantic Assembly, a company that emphasizes the physicality of theatre.
The process was an eye-o...
R-rated Bully doc being released April 6 Bully, the documentary that has been championed and defended by Hollywood elites -- including Ellen DeGeneres, Justin Timberlake, Ricky Martin, Katy Perry and Ryan Seacrest -- is coming to a theatre near you.
The jazz of Steven Gallavin In 1932, “Mad About the Boy,” a tender ballad about unrequited love written by Noël Coward, was first performed at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England. It was covered over the years by female vocal greats such as Julie London, Eartha Kitt and perhaps most famously, Dinah Washing...
Brian Burke gets PFLAG award A visibly moved Brian Burke, the president and GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs, received PFLAG Toronto's Ally Award at a Jan 16 reception held at Ed Mirvish Theatre.
“I’m greatly honoured . . . I’ll leave it at that. I’m honoured,” Burke said.
Cheerleading in L.A. -- Bring It On: The Musical Is it chilly in here? Are there Toros in the atmosphere? Well, in Los Angeles at least the stage is heating up with a new musical based on the gay-popular 2000 teen cheerleading comedy Bring It On.
Broadway Meets Anaheim - Nov 5, 2011 The Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation [APACF) announced today that it will host an evening of singing and dancing to continue raising money for the capital campaign for the building of a new performing arts center in Anaheim. The production, Broadway Rocks Anaheim 2011 will feature some of Broadway’sbrightest stars.
Must See: The Interlopers, a play by Gary Lennon [Los Angeles] I went to see this The Interlopers for two reasons:
Reason 1. Jim Fall, the director who won my heart with 1999’s Fine Line highest- grossing film Trick, with Tori Spelling, Christian Campbell & J.P Pitoc, and
Reason 2. Darryl Stephens, who won my heart in as the title role in Noah’s Arc. But you, dear reader, have many more reasons to see this play. Let me break them down for you: Reason 3. The subject matter: In a waiting room, two pre-operative transgenders meet. While Michelle, who is still referred to as Michael by her Dad, states very clearly to Lou, whose own father still call her Louisa that post-op she will be into women, Lou puts on the charm and a friendship blossoms.