Toronto Musical Concerts (TMC) Artistic Producer, Christopher Wilson and Associate Director, Ryan Kelly will offer this daily YouTube Live stream beginning Monday, March 23. BIG GIRL & Friends features professional Canadian musical theatre artists sharing mini-concerts and conversations to promote awareness and support for The AFC’s vital services for those so vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Guest artists will share musical theatre songs and between performances, Christopher and Ryan will engage their guest(s) in fun conversation about the theatre industry, their personal career journey, how they are currently managing the realities of social distancing – and entertain questions from YouTube Live chat viewers. Throughout the stream, viewers will be able to donate with real-time updates provided by The AFC – and shout-outs will be provided by TMC to donors generously contributing. The AFC - the lifeline for Canada's entertainment industry, supports professionals working in ALL aspects of film and television, theatre, dance and music.
Featured professional Canadian musical theatre guest performers (many who have performed for Theatre Collingwood) will be: Thom Allison, Jewelle Blackman, Adam Brazier, Alana Bridgewater, Louise Camilleri, Mark Cassius, Alessandro Costantini, Michael De Rose, Bruce Dow, Gabi Epstein, Jake Epstein, Sara Farb, Tenja Hagenberg, Arinea Hermans, Kelly Holifff, Gavin Hope, Tara Jackson, Chilina Kennedy, Jeigh Madjus, Robert Markus, George Masswohl, Charlotte Moore, Tracy Michailidis, Erica Black, Jesse Sherman, Sarah Strange, Astrid Van Wieren, and many more to be announced! Enjoy!