Third in Sheridan’s Creative Campus Lecture Series was an event featured and co-hosted by the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design and TIFF. Matthew Jocelyn, artistic director of CanStage, and noted filmmaker Atom Egoyan had an impassioned and lively discussion—moderated by Ralph Benmergui— exploring the intersection of film and theatre.
For the first time ever, as its next offering in the 2013-14 “Uppity Women” season, Theatre Erindale is turning to French Farce. But this French farce has a special twist. One of those ‘uppity women’ – Dorothy Lees Blakey – has set her translation in Montréal! The hilarious result, A Stitch in Time, runs January 23 to February 2 at the Erindale Studio Theatre. It’s almost the end of the 1800s, and well-heeled young doctor Robert Moulineux has been married for six months. But he’s not getting everything a young husband craves – he and his wife sleep in separate bedrooms. So naturally he goes off in search of hanky-panky … and gets himself all tied up in measuring tape, as his intended love-nest turns out to be a former dress-making salon, and the string of would-be clients includes his mother-in-law! Mistaken identities, outrageous excuses, frantic escapes – a snoopy butler,… Read More