This article was published more than 10 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. What a day for American supporters of gay marriage! The show, you'll recall, debuted at the Toronto Fringe Festival, was picked up by Mirvish Productions and then had a week run at Toronto's Panasonic Theatre, playing to more than 60, people.
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Location is subject to availability. Tickets are available online, by phone and in-person at the Royal Alexandra theatre box office. In July , in the backroom of a narrow Kensington Market shop, a group of enthusiastic actors and musicians premiered a show at the Toronto Fringe. The show had a quirky title that immediately got it attention.
My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding
David was 13 years old when his parents split. His mother, Claire, moved to Ottawa to take a new job and, in the process of forging a new life, rediscovers her attraction to women. Zooming through the years from to the present, the show traces the lives of David and his mother as they grow up, learn to face their fears and find love.
Irene Sankoff is a Canadian librettist and composer-lyricist, best known for co-writing the Broadway musical Come from Away with her writing partner and husband, David Hein. Sankoff was born in North York , Ontario , and double-majored in psychology and creative writing at York University , where she met Hein. They were in New York City during the September 11 attacks. After spending several years studying and working in New York the couple returned to Toronto where Hein wrote a song, "My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding", about his mother and her later life partner. Sankoff and Hein expanded the song into a play that became a hit at the Toronto Fringe Festival in and then picked up by Mirvish Productions for a run at Toronto's Panasonic Theatre before touring Canada.