Friday Night at the GhostLight
Friday Night at theGhostLight is a digital gathering space for our performing arts community to engage in conversations about art, culture and theatre on a national stage. This series allows artists from across the country to listen and engage as a national community with some of our great cultural catalysts.
Next Episode - June 19th at 8PM (EST)
GhostLight in association with Old Heads Podcast present:
Friday Night at the GhostLight: This Little Light
hosted by E.B. Smith and Cherissa Richards
It will be a meeting of creative Black minds: thinkers, makers, and luminaries on the state of the theatre and the world it inhabits. Our panel will discuss "Generations: where has Black Art in Canada come from, where is it now, and where will it go?" Special guests include Philip Akin, Measha Brueggergosman, Alexis Gordon, Quincy Armorer, and more to be announced.
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Our first FN@GL featured literary icon Margaret Atwood in conversation with The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson about Culture in the time of COVID-19. They were joined by celebrated improvisational comedians Colin Mochrie (Whose Line is it Anyway?) and Debra McGrath (Little Mosque on the Prairie), along with performances by multi-talented musician and theatre-artist, Torquil Campbell (co-lead singer/songwriter for Stars) and Broadway star Chilina Kennedy (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical).
Press 'Play' to watch this first epsisode.
Have you, your family or children created a video of something creative while in isolation?
We're looking for short performance art pieces that demonstrate how the creativity continues and evolves in these difficult times. If you're interested in sharing your musical or dance pieces, songs, poetry readings or skits please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we might use them in a future Friday Night at the GhostLight.
Thanking you in advance.