How To "Fringe" Like a Pro

How To “Fringe” Like a Pro

It's that time again... the London Fringe Festival is opening next week! I can't wait to see what this year's Fringe has to offer. Every year, theatre artists from around the world come to London, Ontario, to share their unique stories and art with our community. It's such a fun event, and I love participating …

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Theatre Etiquette: How to Be a Great Audience Member, Part 2

Theatre Etiquette: How to Be a Great Audience Member, Part 2

I wrote a post about audience etiquette back in 2013 and thought it would be sufficient to remind people to be good audience members, but after recently attending a musical and having to suffer through some extremely rude audience members sitting behind me (and I use "sitting" loosely -- read on for more details), I …

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It’s World Theatre Day! Go See a Show!

Today is World Theatre Day! For those of you not in the know, here's a little rundown: Created in 1961 by UNESCO, World Theatre Day is celebrated annually on March 27 by theatre communities around the globe.  The impetus behind World Theatre Day is to celebrate the power of theatre as an indispensable bridge-builder for mutual international understanding …

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Theatre Etiquette: How to Be a Great Audience Member

Theatre Etiquette: How to Be a Great Audience Member

Shawn is ready for the show to start! I'm going to assume that most people know the "basics" of being a good audience member... things like turning off your cell phone, not unwrapping crinkly candies during the overture, and the like.  Ceris wrote a great piece at TLTDAY.com about theatre etiquette for parents -- check it …

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