|March 19, 2019||Filled under Entertainment||
Where: The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West
When: March 26 – April 14, 2019
Cost: Tickets $20-$35 and are available in person at The Theatre Centre box office, 416-534-9261, or at www.theatrecentre.org.
Details: Alice’s life is perfect. She has a wonderful husband and a gorgeous new baby. The only thing is – her husband has left on a work trip and the baby is colicky. Alice cannot sleep. Into her chaotic world arrive two fantastical creatures who take an unnatural interest in her child. In a play described as Rosemary’s Baby meets Fight Club, playwright Lisa Ryder explores the taboo subject of postpartum depression and the extreme places the mind can go. A Blow in the Face is a searing and irreverent take on a subject to which every parent will relate.
Produced by Bald Ego Theatre in association with Nightwood Theatre and written by Lisa Ryder. Directed and choreographed by Monica Dottor. Featuring Tess Degenstein, Jordan Pettle, Selina Martin and Lisa Ryder.
“A Blow in the Face is a play I have been birthing for a long time – 13 years in fact,” explains playwright Lisa Ryder. “I had just finished five years as an action hero on a sci-fi show. Within a year and a half I got married, moved to the suburbs of Vancouver, and had a baby. Within three days of the baby’s birth, my then husband left town for work. I was alone; in a house with a leaky roof; with a brand new baby. It rained a lot. The baby cried a lot. I entered a period I now refer to as The Cave. I now know that many women experience The Cave, but very few talk about it. I think it’s time we talked about it.”
“It’s funny, it’s incisive, it’s smart as hell. It’s also utterly original and thoroughly theatrical.” – Michael Healey
More Info: www.nightwoodtheatre.net #BlowInTheFace
|March 17, 2019||Events|
Where: The Globe and Mail Centre, 351 King Street East Old Toronto When: March 24, 2019 Cost: Tickets cost $175 each and can be purchased online at www.encoredancehalloffame.com Details: The 2019 Encore! Dance Hall of Fame, presented by Dance Collection Danse, will be an unforgettable event that honours and celebrates dynamic lifelong contributions to dance […] more
|March 15, 2019||Style & Beauty|
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|March 7, 2019||Events|
Where: Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West When: March 14 -16 @ 8pm Cost: The earlier purchased, the more you save. Prior to the week of the show – $36; During the week of the show – $40; Day of Show – $42. Discounts: Seniors – $28, Arts Industry – 20% discount, Students – […] more
|March 5, 2019||Food & Drink|
From chocolate cocktails to decadent treats and DIY face masks, Green & Black’s has the ultimate collection of chocolate bars and themed recipes to help make your celebrations the sweetest! We love this recipe by Sabrina Stavenjord featuring Green & Black’s chocolate. It is a perfect cocktail for any occasion or just to sip solo! […] more