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Manufacturing Passion: Tony Kushner’s Intelligent Homosexual at the Shaw Festival

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

As part of the Young Playwrights Unit at the Tarragon Theatre in 1985, I presented an idea for an original drama entitled The Nebulae Hypothesis. It featured a black Joan of Arc looking for reasons for her...

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Moment of Truth: Sweet Charity at the Shaw Festival

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

Unless I’ve missed some obscure part of his oeuvre, I would hazard the guess that no one will ever accuse Neil Simon of creating fully-dimensional, true-to-life characters. Most of them are half-people who exist...

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Heart’s Desire…

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Featured, Unrivaled | 15 comments

Going to see your favourite band in concert is always a treat; the stage, the...

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Canadian Opera Company’s Bluebeard’s Castle/Erwartung

Posted by on May 17, 2015 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

First produced twenty-two years ago, Robert LePage’s production of two...

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Getting Laid is Easy…

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Featured, Unabashed | 6 comments

Getting laid is easy. Getting loved is hard. That’s something I posted as a...

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Queer Tales: 3 Works by Queer-lit Masters

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in A Writer's Half-Life, Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

From prose to poetry, the sublime to the ridiculous, the written word can be a...

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Joseph Eid…living for something real

Posted by on Apr 5, 2015 in Featured, Unrivaled | 0 comments

“I started playing guitar later in life,” says singer/songwriter Joseph...

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