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Doubt: a Parable, Scarborough Players **Non-Paying, Non-Equity** Doubt, A Parable by John Patrick Shanley Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service Directed by Joseph van Veen Produced by Darlene Thomas and Mary Nowlan SHOW DATES: January 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, and 26, 2019 All... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Audition Listings
Top Girls, Alumnae Theatre by Caryl Churchill Directed by: Alysa Golden Performance dates: January 18 – February 2, 2019 Marlene is throwing a dinner party to celebrate her promotion at Top Girls Temp Agency. Her guests? Five powerful wonder women from the historical past. Marlene strives to join their ranks,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Audition Listings
Have you ever attended a plowing match? In 1999, I attended the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) in Dashwood, Ontario along with tens of thousands of visitors. It was quite spectacular! This year's event is being held in Chatham-Kent near Pain Court, Ontario. It runs September 18-22. It's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at Local History & Genealogy
The Coarse Acting Show 2 based on, The Four Plays for Coarse Actors, The Nags Players *** The Nags Players has an additional audition date for, The Coarse Acting Show 2 based on "Four Plays for Coarse Actors", a copy of Four Plays for Coarse Actors is available for reading... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2018 at Audition Listings
Hair, Hart House Theatre Hart House Theatre is now accepting submissions for: HAIR Book and Lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado Music by Galt MacDermot Directed by Julie Tomaino ** A score of vocal selections from Hair and the libretto are available for reading at the Information Desk of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at Audition Listings
An O. Henry Christmas, Scarborough Theatre Guild By Howard Burman Director: Larry Westlake Producer: Allison Overington Stage Manager: TBD AUDITIONS: Wednesday, September 19, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Thursday, September 20, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm CALLBACKS: (if required) Sunday, September, 23 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm AUDITION & REHEARSAL... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2018 at Audition Listings
I have always been fascinated by bridges. They let us cross over impassable obstacles such as wide areas of water, valleys, swamps and rough terrain. Bridges have influenced where we live, how we travel and where we travel. Bridge design can be uncomplicated and building material can often be found... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2018 at Local History & Genealogy
Alumnae Theatre -- New Ideas Festival Script Submission Alumnae Theatre Company’s New Ideas Festival (NIF) is an annual, three-week juried festival of new plays, works-in-progress and experimental theatre. Each week a different program of up to four plays, as well as a workshopped reading on Saturday at noon, is presented.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Audition Listings
Thanks Muriel! I am looking forward to grabbing my bike and exploring the trail and the gardens.
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Thanks for linking to this Jeff and bringing up the question of other publications! There are more local history booklets available through and by the Toronto Public Library. Here's the link: And, you're in luck. The Deer Park publication is available in hard copy at a few branches. Here is the link: Many of our neighbourhood branches have local history collections. Sometimes the material is not discoverable through a catalogue search but we encourage you to head to your neighbourhood branch and see what they have.
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Thank you! In 2017 Toronto city council voted to once again *allow* skating on the pond and to monitor the ice. Skating on Grenadier is now on my "things to do in Toronto" list.
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Hello Dolly, Wavestage Theatre Company AUDITIONS for HELLO DOLLY! Wavestage Theatre Company is casting roles for our upcoming production of Hello Dolly. AUDITION INFO: Monday, June 18th Audition by appointment in Toronto. Please submit a headshot and resume to ** A copy of the sheet music of selected vocal... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2018 at Audition Listings
A picnic basket, a blanket, some warm weather and a park. These are the age-old ingredients for enjoying some down time in a natural urban green space. Although, municipal parks don’t always have to be green. Municipal parks have long been an accessible and inexpensive getaway for urban dwellers of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at Local History & Genealogy
Crimes of the Heart, Village Players Crimes of the Heart By Beth Henley Performance Dates: Sept 7 - 29, 2018 Director: Ken Stern (Non-Union, Non-paying) ** A reading copy pf the play is available at the information desk of the Arts Dept. on the 5th floor of the Toronto Reference... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2018 at Audition Listings
The Importance of Being Earnest, Scarborough Theatre Guild Director: Jason Silzer Producer: Alison Overington Stage Manager: Wendy Miller SYNOPSIS Oscar Wilde’s classic is a delight right from the first cucumber sandwich! Two bachelors, Jack and Algernon, must disentangle then re-entangle their double lives in order to win the affections of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at Audition Listings
Her Water Drum, Film casting call An upcoming short film, directed by Jonathan Elliott. Produced by ImagineNative and Charles Street Video. Auditions will take place February 24th & February 25th in Toronto. Indigenous applicants are strongly encouraged. All roles are paid and the film will be shot on the Six... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2018 at Audition Listings
Thanks! There are LOTS more great titles - always good for some inspiration.
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You're welcome.
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Thanks Muriel!
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So, you want to learn to draw but don't know where to begin. Everyone can draw, really! There is no good or right way to draw but if you haven’t done it in a while – or ever – it may seem overwhelming to just jump in and start. We... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at Arts & Culture
Perfect Wedding, The Village Players, Bloor West Village (Non-Union, Non-paying) Perfect Wedding By Robin Hawdon Director: Anne Harper Performance Dates: April 27 - May 19, 2018 AUDITIONS (and all rehearsals) will be held at the Village Playhouse, 2190E Bloor Street West (around the corner from the Runnymede Subway) on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at Audition Listings
The God of Carnage, East Side Players Auditions for God of Carnage By Yasmina Reza Translatd by Christopher Hampton Directed by Mario D'Alimonte and Produced by Linda Ramsay ** A reading copy of the play is available at the Information Desk of the Arts Dept. 5th floor - Toronto Reference... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2018 at Audition Listings
Audition for New Ideas Festival, Alumnae Theatre Company Actors (non-union) of all ages (18+) and ethnicities are needed for New Ideas Festival 2018, a three-week juried festivalof 15 new works. A program of 4 different plays will be presented each week, running from Wednesday to Sunday, with a staged reading... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2017 at Audition Listings
Queen Marie by Shirley Barrie, Alumnae Theatre This larger-than-life musical explores the life and times of actress Marie Dressler, an Ontario native. Marie Dressler was a Canadian-American stage and screen actress, comedian, and early silent film and Depression-era film star. Queen Marie celebrates her life from leaving home to start... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2017 at Audition Listings
Here are some documentaries you didn’t know you needed to watch before the end of 2017. Some are funny, some are serious. This is not a most popular or best of list. It is just a list. Not all are from 2017, but they are worth a watch. An Inconvenient... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2017 at Arts & Culture