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OH CANADA! Canadian LGBTQ Music Artists You Need To Know

posted Wednesday, August 25, 2021

by: in Dance, Entertaining, Events, Fashion, Lesbian, Montreal, Music, Ottawa, Pride, Queer, Streaming Online, Television, Theatre, Toronto, Trans, Vancouver

Music will forever flourish. But music hasn’t always been the most accepting or space space for marginalized communities. In truth it still isn’t. Historically many artists have been encouraged to hide or remain silent about their sexuality and gender identity. And the opportunities for our Queer Trans BIPOC community members has been extremely limited. But […]

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nowhen – interactive outdoor performance piece within High Park – Aug 8 to 15, 2021

posted Sunday, August 8, 2021

by: in Theatre, Toronto

In nowhen, York University Theatre and Canadian Stage MFA Candidate Alison Wong invites guests to explore, and “let go of time, and revel in place” in a two-part, auditory and nature-based experience set in High Park featuring current Theatre at York students. In Part 1 (Perspective), guests in small groups are invited to gather at one of seven […]

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Live theatre returns to the Mirvish stage with “Blindness”

posted Tuesday, August 3, 2021

by: in Theatre

Blindness brings us back to the theatre and to the stage, literally. All audiences members will be seated in pods on the historic Princess of Wales Theatre stage, offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience live theatre from this unique angle looking out into the empty room of seats. What also makes this […]

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Dream In High Park set to return this summer, featuring an array of new productions

posted Friday, June 25, 2021

by: in Theatre, Toronto

  For the first full summer of live performance in the park since the pandemic began,  Canadian Stage plans to present a diverse menu of core programming produced by the company, complemented by a robust line-up of partner presentations, offering everything from theatre and dance, to contemporary and classical music, comedy, family programming and more. […]

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Goddess Day Arts Festival 2021 – now in three separate acts – March, June, and December

posted Thursday, March 18, 2021

by: in Activism, Art, Events, Featured Events, Lesbian, Music, Queer, Theatre, Toronto, Trans

The Goddess Day Arts Festival is a not-for-profit women-run festival celebrating International Women’s Day, featuring women artists from different genres. Read below on how the event was brainstormed into fruition in 2019, and how the current team is continuing to make things happen despite the current challenges of today. This year the festival will be presented […]

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Buddies’s Call For Submissions for Queer Pride 2021 – Deadline March 26, 2021

posted Tuesday, March 9, 2021

by: in Activism, Art, Events, Featured Events, Film, Lesbian, Music, Pride, Queer, Streaming Online, Theatre, Toronto, Trans

Buddies in Bad Times is Toronto’s leading destination for artistically rigorous alternative theatre and a world leader in developing queer voices and stories for the stage. Buddies offers a year-round program that includes a full season of queer theatre, new works festivals, artist residencies, and intergenerational training and education initiatives. This past year, we have witnessed […]

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Steven Elliott Jackson on Creating Theatre in the Midst of a Pandemic

posted Thursday, March 4, 2021

by: in Theatre

Looking back, it’s almost like I knew that 2020 would be a shitshow for the theatre community and the rest of the world in general. By coincidence, in 2019, I decided to part ways with two annual theatre festivals that I founded almost a decade ago. The Toronto Queer Theatre Festival began its life as […]

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Ross Petty Productions (virtually) presents “There’s No Place Like Home For The Holidays” – Dec 19/20, 2020

posted Tuesday, December 15, 2020

by: in Streaming Online, Theatre, Toronto

For those in the know, the holiday season isn’t complete without attending the annual Ross Petty Productions event at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto. Well, this year that’s not possible, however…the show must go on…virtually! THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS combines the best of holiday musicals and interactive entertainment to create a unique […]

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Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce…Pandemic! – live stream Dec 12, 2020

posted Tuesday, December 8, 2020

by: in Celebrity, Queer, Theatre, Toronto

On December 12, TO Live and Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and prestigious theatres and cultural institutions around the world present the Pomegranate Arts production Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce…Pandemic!. The special, live streamed event reimagines for this time of social distancing Mac’s celebrated Holiday Sauce show. Join in celebrating the holidays in all of their dysfunction – live streamed December 12 at 7pm, followed by […]

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Tran Scripts, Part I, The Women – live stream Nov 19, 2020

posted Wednesday, November 18, 2020

by: in Activism, Theatre, Trans, Vancouver

Trans Scripts centres on the lives of seven transgender women. These true stories, compiled from over 70 interviews from around the world, are honest, funny, moving, insightful and inspiring. But most of all, they are human, shedding light not on our differences, but on what all people share. Presented as part of Trans Awareness Week. Co-presented […]

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