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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
I and You, Outlook Theatre AUDITION NOTICE -OUTLOOK THEATRE - TORONTO, ON Production name: I and You (by Lauren Gunderson) Date production rehearsal/job starts: 03/24/2018 Audition date: 12/10/2017 Audition date 2: 12/11/2017 Deadline to submit: 11/17/2017 Email applications to: Contact name: Marc Bondy Contact email: Contact phone: 416-420-7321... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2017 at Audition Listings
Tainted Justice, The Village Players AUDITION NOTICE – THE VILLAGE PLAYERS, BLOOR WEST VILLAGE (Non-Union, Non-paying) TAINTED JUSTICE BY DON NIGRO Directed by Victoria Shepherd Performance dates: March 2 – 24, 2018 Auditions (and all rehearsals) will be held at The Village Playhouse, 2190 Bloor Street West (near Runnymede subway... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at Audition Listings
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Scarborough Players Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Directed by Katherine Turner SHOW DATES: March 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11,15, 16, 17, 2018 All shows at 8 p.m.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2017 at Audition Listings
Titus Andronicus, Hart House Theatre Hart House Theatre is now accepting submissions for TITUS ANDRONICUS By William Shakespeare Directed by James Wallis DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Thursday, November 9, 2017 - early submissions are encouraged. Non-union (ACTRA or Equity), Non-paying Those contacted for auditions will be seen the week of November... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2017 at Audition Listings
The Crucible, Hart House Theatre Hart House Theatre is now accepting submissions to audition for The Crucible The Crucible By Arthur Miller Directed by Michael Rubinstein Deadline for Submissions: Monday, October 16, 2017 – early submissions are encouraged. Non-union (ACTRA or Equity), Non-paying Those contacted for auditions will be seen... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2017 at Audition Listings
Drinking Alone, Scarborough Theatre Guild Scarborough Theatre Guild Auditions for Drinking Alone By Norm Foster Director: Mark Nathanielsz Producer: Alison Overington Stage Manager: Julie Mclaughlin Produced by special arrangement with Pam Winter, Gary Goddard Agency, Ltd. AUDITION DATES Monday, October 16, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday, October 17,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2017 at Audition Listings
New Ideas Festival 2018: CALL FOR DIRECTORS Alumnae Theatre Company invites non-union directors to apply to direct one of the 15 plays (running time 10 to 40 minutes) for New Ideas Festival (NIF) 2018, our 30th annual three-week juried festival of new plays, works-in-progress, and experimental theatre to be held... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Audition Listings
Omission, Alumnae Theatre Company Omission World Premiere By Alice Abracen Directed by Anne Harper PERFORMANCE DATES: January 19 to February 3, 2018 AUDITION NOTICE On the eve of a papal conclave, a young Canadian journalist travels to a fictional Latin American country to interview a papal candidate about his activities... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at Audition Listings