TORONTO April 12, 2005—Week One of World Stage:
Flying Solo launches this
week with four mainstage shows, a Reading Series
and a visual
arts installation and a whole lot of festival buzz in Hangar 7.
Production’s A Mobile Thriller, which
in a car-ride at night, through the streets of
Rosebud: The Lives of Orson Welles Canadian Premiere
The celebrated actor and director revisits his life and career – and reveals the true meaning of Rosebud and why it earned him the wrath of newspaper tycoon Randolph Hearst.
“stellar...The stories are so fantastical and various that Rosebud would mesmerize someone unacquainted with his work as much as a film buff.” The Daily Telegraph
April 13 – 17 Studio Theatre
“positively screams originality and invention” The Scotsman
April 13 - 17, 19 – 24
Dave Gorman’s Googlewhack! Adventure
A British stand-up comic takes on the World Wild Web.
have come across as the ultimate of gimmicks instead seems like a
April 14 - 17
Kafka and Son
A revelatory visit with one of the architects of the modern psyche.
Part of HATCH: emerging performance projects
“A One-Man Wonder”
April 14 – 16 Brigantine Room
Stage: Flying Solo serves up three International
Reading Series sessions including this week's evening with Margaret
Avison, Evelyn Lau, Jennifer LoveGrove and Jay
MillAr at 7:30 p.m. in Hangar 7 Update…
Hangar 7 Update…
Between and After Shows...Hang at Hangar 7
between or after the shows, theatre-goers can catch the latest
with performers, write their own reviews and swap critiques, enjoy
Karaoke on Friday nights, live music on Saturday nights and get
our licensed Hangar 7 - open 6
p.m. until closing. It’s the festival hot-spot! Hangar 7 is
the second level at the south end of York Quay Centre, 235
Saturday, April 16: AIM (Association of Improvising Musicians,
With the bulk of improvised music being collaborative, people often overlook the long tradition of improvised solo playing, epitomized by such artists as Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, and Anthony Braxton.
The concert will feature 5 improvisers
short solo sets of 15-20 minutes, ending with a
set in which the musicians jam on the musical ideas explored through
evening. Coordinated by Nick Fraser.
AIM takes the stage on Saturday at 10:00PM in
Hangar 7 located on the 2nd
NOTE: time change for Laurie Anderson Lecture
Laurie Anderson, whose performances The End of the Moon are sold out, will take the podium at The Power Plant’s International Lecture Series at 1 p.m. on April, 21 in the Studio Theatre. Tickets are $15 – free for members - and available through the Harbourfront Centre Box Office or www.powerplant.org .
- 30 –