Stage Door Confessional: When Things Go Awry

In episode 4 of Stage Door Confessional, host Thalia Kane speaks with Andrew Lawrie (Shaw Festival, Stratford Festival), Jessica McGann (This Fall film), Harriet Gratian (founder of DancEast), and Alex Furber (Mirvish, Soulpepper, National Arts Centre) about stools on fire, pants falling down, puppets, and more. 

Have you missed earlier episodes of Stage Door Confessional episodes? Click the links below to listen.

In episode 1, Kaylee Harwood, Andrew Lawrie, and Tess Benger tell stories about being understudies.

In episode 2, Stevie Joffe, Alex Furber, and Harriet Gratian talk about unpredictable moments they’ve faced during performances

In episode 3, Alex Furber, Jonas Widdifield, and Jacob James talk about awkward moments—involving beer, pot, blood, and more.

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Thalia is an actor, dancer, musician, and art enthusiast who grew up in the Maritimes and Ecuador. She enjoys vegan cooking, yoga, travelling, records, bridges, typewriters, and nice scotch. When she isn’t in a theatre or taking care of actors’ children, she can be found wandering the streets of Toronto with small instruments.

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Kelly is a Toronto actor, music-maker, and storyteller. She is in an-all female folk trio called Lunar Bloom and is part of Glamour Cuts, a group of actors turned filmmakers. She enjoys yoga, talking on the phone, and tea.