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F is for FEBRUARY and FUNDRAISING!
MONDAY FEBRUARY 11th The Independent Aunties present
The “Up Your Auntie” Fundraiser
at The Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen (at Dovercourt, entrance on Dovercourt, south of Queen)
Doors @ 7 pm
Clean Irene & Dirty Maxine @ 7:30 pm
John Millard and Happy Day @ 9 pm
followed by cheap beer, cupcake bake sale and good times.
Tickets are by donation
(Suggested donation of $20;Â all donations of $25 and over will receive a charitable tax-receipt.Â This event is an effort to fundraise for the Auntie’s upcoming production “Breakfast” at the Theatre Cenre in May 2008.Â Any and all donations are gratefully accepted.)
to reserve email firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ or call 416-538- 0988
About Clean Irene & Dirty Maxine:
Written and performed by Anna Chatterton and Evalyn Parry, directed by Karin Randoja and designed by Sherri Hay, Clean Irene has toured to great acclaim from Halifax Nova Scotia to Dawson City, Yukon…it’s our last time doing it EVER in Toronto!
â€œ..beneath the showâ€™s whimsy lies a subtle, satirical sting that spares no one.â€ ~ Eye Magazineâ€
â€œWickedly funnyâ€¦great physicality, smart satire and snappy, spot on performances!â€ ~ NOW Magazine
â€œYouâ€™d be hard pressed to find a better pairing of performers on stage than Parry and Chatterton.â€ ~Â THE GLOBE & MAIL
â€œ â€¦just the right mix of deadly earnestness and naughty knowingness.â€Â ~ The Toronto Sun
More about us atÂ www.independentauntie.ca
About John Millard and Happy Day
“like a mixture of the Lone Ranger and Kurt Weill” ~National Post
“The music rolled out like a ballerina and a soldier from a Swiss clock, like a hodgepodge of stone and wood and rusty tin and cracked glass that somehow fit perfectly together. And the sound? Country and Kurt Weill, mazurka and bluegrass, Celtic ballad and marching band music, all at once. ” ~Globe and Mail
I say, hearing is believing — John Millard rarely plays in these parts, and although his performance with Happy Day really defies description,Â it’s got to be both the happiest and the saddest music ever, one of the most original and wonderful things you’re likely to hear this February!