Book Review
Mar 3, 2011

Celebrating comic subversives

Charles Demers
Lily Tomlin, Stephen Colbert , Robin Williams, Roseanne Barr, The Smothers Brothers are just a few of the portraits in Satiristas -- a book about wise-cracking (and political) comics.

FemCab 2011

Mar 2, 2011
Harbourfront Centre, Brigantine Room
235 Queens Quay West
43° 38' 20.8248" N, 79° 22' 58.4076" W
Nightwood Theatre's International Women's Day Event - the only cabaret in town where performers of every discipline come together for a raucous night of celebration!

Sweetheart: The Mary Pickford Story (by Dean Burry)

Feb 11, 2011 to Feb 27, 2011
Spadina Museum
285 Spadina Road
Toronto , ON
43° 40' 44.13" N, 79° 24' 31.446" W
Ontario CA
This one-woman musical is based on the life and career of “America’s Sweetheart” Mary Pickford.
Nov 23, 2010

Nggrfg: A play about being black and gay

Nggrfg is a one-man play written and performed by Berend McKenzie. It premiered at the Edmonton Fringe in 2008. For the past year and a half, McKenzie has been performing the play in schools.
Nov 26, 2010
David Diamon of Headlines Theatre with a Vancouver audience devising Us and Them [The Inquiry]. Photo Tim Matheson.

Theatre for Living: Us and Them -- The Inquiry

Cathryn Atkinson
Vancouver's Headline Theatre Company's new two-year project, Us and Them -- The Inquiry, has audience members tell their stories of conflict, fear and desire and uses performance to explore issues.

Winnipeg Puppet Collective's Puppet Slam

Oct 27, 2010 to Oct 28, 2010
Aqua Books
274 Garry Street
R3C 1H3 Winnipeg , MB
49° 53' 35.3328" N, 97° 8' 25.1232" W
Manitoba CA
Puppet Slams are evenings of short puppet plays for adults performed by different artists. The Winnipeg Puppet Slam is the first major Puppet Slam in Canada.

Howard Zinn's 'Marx in Soho' -- 1 night only

Nov 20, 2010 to Nov 21, 2010
The Cultch
1895 Venables
Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 35.958" N, 123° 3' 56.4804" W
British Columbia CA
'Marx in Soho', performed by Brian Jones, plus Alternative Radio's David Barsamian on the legacy of Howard Zinn.

Paradise by the River

Oct 29, 2010 to Dec 5, 2010
The City Playhouse in Vaughan and the Lower Ossington Theatre
1000 New Westminster Ave; 100a Ossington Avenue
Vaughan; Toronto , ON
Ontario CA
Paradise by the River: Toronto Premiere sparks memories at a time when no one should forget


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