Episode | March 29th, 2021 | 6 mins 32 secs
alw, climate justice, environmental justice, equity, sustainability, theatre
Imagine a new Toronto production of Phantom in the year 2030 in a city transforming toward justice and sustainability.
Episode | November 27th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
alw, baron samedi, death deities, halloween/samhain, leroux, mythology, underworld deities
This episode explores The Phantom's connections to myths and deities of death and passion, in belated honour of Halloween/Samhain.
Episode | August 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 54 mins
alw, disability, performing, phandom, phanship, roleplay, singing
My interview with Dutch Phan Melissa Duijvestijn all about Phanship, role-plays and online POTO karaoke!
Episode | August 6th, 2020 | 5 mins 19 secs
#savethebrilliantoriginal, alw, politics, psa
A short PSA in contribution to the effort to see #TheBrilliantOriginal #PhantomoftheOpera restored in all the splendour #HalPrince, #GillianLynn and #MariaBjornson envisioned! #SaveTheBrilliantOriginal
Episode | June 2nd, 2020 | 57 mins 35 secs
alw, gender, gendered violence, gerik, kay, leroux, politics, transformative justice, trauma, violence
CW. This episode discusses violence, including gendered violence in Phantom, but also how the story invokes the spirit of transformative justice.
Episode | February 28th, 2020 | 55 mins 49 secs
alw, french, montreal, reviews, stage-version
My review of the French language in-concert production that ran last month in Montreal, Canada.
Episode | December 18th, 2019 | 56 mins 38 secs
alw, authors, cop25, environmental justice, kay, leroux, phanfic, politics
Discussion of how environmental justice plays out in the Phanfic When All Is Lost by Quiet2885, in honour of COP25.
Episode | November 12th, 2019 | 43 mins 56 secs
alw, halloween/samhain, haunting, history, kay, leroux, music history
In slightly belated honour of Halloween/Samhain, I talk all about haunting in POTO!!
Episode | September 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
alw, disability, gender, intersectionality, non-replica productions, politics
Discussion of the Lawrence Connor production/s of the ALW Phantom. CW for mild references to kink and violence.
Episode | August 29th, 2019 | 5 mins 1 sec
alw, hal prince, rip, tribute
A tribute to the legendary director of the original ALW Phantom, who sadly passed away on July 31 2019.