Tag: Fringe

  • Drowsy Chaperone a Sleeper Hit at Tonies

    (Drowsy circa 1999 at Theatre Passe Muraille…) Kudos to all the folks involved at one point or another with what will forevermore be known as the Tony Award-Winning Broadway hit The Drowsy Chaperone. I myself was a bit surprised that they didn’t win the hardware for Best Musical. I’m guessing that the powers-that-be switched the […]

  • Blackout… The Bad Kind

    If you’re queuing up for the 3:15pm showing of Lust’s Labour’s Lost, then you already know that there’s a power blackout at the Tarragon. You may not be aware that the outage extends as far north as St. Clair, and as far west as Christie. It’s strike two in an already shitty day that had […]

  • Turn it Down!

    You wouldn’t know it if you saw the show, but there’s a war being waged behind the scenes of Lust’s Labour’s Lost, and it’s all about my drums. On on side are the theatre folks, arguing that our show should give the appearance of a live rock ‘n’ roll event, but without the volume. On […]

  • Music Heals?

    (Happier times: A photo from our sound check earlier this week…) It was an awful feeling of déja-vu this morning, scanning the headlines on BBC News on the opening day of the Fringe show I’m in. Almost four years ago, The World Trade Center was brought down only a few days before the start of […]

  • Best Acting Note Ever

    …. Received from our director in rehearsal today: Andrew Currie, can you get more tattoos?