From Press Release
Showtunes! Celebrity Gossip! Kinky Sex!.
May 24th, 2018, Toronto – #KanderAndEbb is where Broadway showtunes, celebrity gossip, &
kinky sex meet! What happens when lifelong fan and international Fringe veteran Ryan G.
Hinds (2015 Fringe hit Starry Notions; We Will Rock You; MacArthur Park Suite: A Disco
Ballet; MSM [men seeking men]; “Exuberant, charismatic and tons of star presence” – Glenn
Sumi, NOW ) finds himself semi-close to legendary songwriters John Kander & Fred Ebb’s
Featuring a live 4-piece band led by Musical Director Tara Litvack, hear the true story of
how a queer kid from Mississauga found himself in a rehearsal studio with Liza Minnelli,
discover the secret sexiness behind one of K & E’s most wholesome shows, and learn why
you should always meet your heroes, as Hinds weaves storytelling, factoids, and both classic
and lesser-known songs into a hilarious and moving one-man show that’s been critically
acclaimed from Toronto to Montreal to Orlando to New York City! Winner of the
BroadwayWorld Award for Best Cabaret/Solo Concert. This show is for fans of musical
theatre, cabaret, and solo shows. It is particularly well suited for LGBTQ audiences, and has
some mature themes.
“Come to his cabaret, old chums! A powerful performance” -Brandon Voss, Next (NYC)”
“Truly first-rate and so much fun! Hinds is the ideal interpreter of the works of Kander &
Ebb” -Michael W. Freeman, Freeline Media (ORLANDO)
“Blissful and moving” -Joe Regan Jr.,Theatre Pizzazzz (NYC)
“A joyful, saucy fantasia of fandom. Irresistibly infectious!” -Seth Kubersky, Orlando Weekly
in association with The Toronto Fringe Festival presents
created and performed by Ryan G. Hinds
Musical Direction by Tara Litvack
Production Design by Joe Pagnan
Musicians: Quinton Naughton, Julian Clarke, Jeff Deegan
Production Associates: Julie Bergervin and Paulo Lima
Stage management by Heather Bellingham
Performances: July 4th 8:15 pm; July 7th 12:00 pm; Jul 8th, 5:45 pm; July 10th 9:45
pm; July 12th 9:15 pm; July 13th 6:15 pm; July 15th, 2:15 pm. No latecomer seating.
The Annex Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street (south of Lennox Street).
Tickets are $11 (plus #2 service charge)
Purchase online: fringetoronto.com
By Phone: 416-966-1062
In Person: During the festival at our main box office at the Fringe patio at Scadding Court –
707 Dundas Street West.
Photo of Photo of Ryan G. Hinds by Dahlia Katz