Mary Poppins at YPT

Mary Poppins at YPT

It was discovering that 34-letter word that had my kids asking to see Mary Poppins. We opted to see the musical production at Young People’s Theatre (on until January 6, 2019) instead of waiting to see the latest Hollywood rendition, which opens at the movie...
A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Toronto’s Elgin Theatre

A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Toronto’s Elgin Theatre

I am not sure who laughed more – me, my eight year-old or grandma in TOw – at this year’s holiday panto A Christmas Carol, the Family Musical with a Scrooge Loose on now until December 31, 2017 at Toronto’s Elgin Theatre. The beauty of the hilarity is that we...
Beauty and the Beast at YPT

Beauty and the Beast at YPT

Don’t be a bully. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a classic and I was excited to introduce my boys to the story at Toronto’s Young People Theatre (on the mainstage now until December 31, 2017.) While it’s easy to lump Belle in with all the other princesses, her tale...
Robin Hood – A Merry Magical Pantomime

Robin Hood – A Merry Magical Pantomime

This may just be the highlight in the lead up to the holidays. I was on the hunt for some holiday cheer. This year has been a particularly heavy one as far as world events go. And maybe it’s because I’ve struggled explaining the challenges and tragedies to my...
E.T. in T.O.

E.T. in T.O.

One of my most vivid movie memories from my childhood is E.T. — Sweet Elliott. That strange but adorable alien and his freaky voice. The Reese’s Pieces. And Drew Barrymore when she was cute and innocent. So I couldn’t be more excited about revisiting the classic...