Buddies in Bad Times
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre turns into a wildly busy nightclub on the weekends. Drag Queens take their places on a long flight of stairs located in the middle of the dance floor. The DJs spin top 40 pop, dance, and house, while the Queens give attitude by stomping up and down those stairs in the highest of high heels, entertaining hundreds of gay boys and, typically, about a dozen ladies.
We’re celebrating 40 years of queer with a massive full facility dance party.
Get here before 9:30 to walk for a red carpet entrance with our host Fluffy Soufflé and to catch our over-the-top birthday extravaganza performance with Dainty Smith, Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, Evalyn Parry, Michaela Washburn, members of the Queer Songbook Orchestra, Katinka Kature, Priyanka, Chy Ryan Spain, and Fay ...
Buddies is launching our first ever podcast! Recorded weekly at the Oakwood Village Library in the Fall of 2018, the podcast features personal stories, lived histories, and candid conversations from queer elders, youth, and in-betweeners. Join us to celebrate the release of the first episodes, with opportunities to listen, connect with community, and dream up the future of the project.
Joanne Vannicola is releasing All We Knew But Couldn't Say and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch! Join Dundurn Press and the Toronto International Festival of Authors for this exciting event that will feature Maggie Cassella as the host. Lorraine Segato is the musical guest, followed by Joanne Vannicola on stage.
Come by, listen to some music and share a d...
Joanne Vannicola is releasing All We Knew But Couldn’t Say and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch! Join Dundurn Press and the Toronto International Festival of Authors for this exciting event.
Four new works in one night – from Ophira Calof, Brock Hessel, Shohana Sharmin, and Jade Walker & Kasden Leo Indigo. Since October, these fierce theatre artists have been developing new works under the guidance of Emerging Creators Unit director Catherine Hernandez. Now paired with professional directors, they’re ready to share their work with you at Buddies' Queer Pride Festival.
Les Femmes Fatales Presents Wild!
Come and see burlesque like you've never seen it before....
Wild is a defiant, joyful reclamation of our wild without shame or apology.
It is a celebration of our inherent magic and sensuality.
Miss Andrie Inferno
Produced and hosted by ...
Join some of Toronto’s most revered artists for a spectacular sing-along evening around the piano. Queer classics, costumes and outrageous surprises! A fundraiser for Rainbow Railroad to bring two LGBT Iranian refugees to safety in Toronto.
Welcome to our launch of Flamingo Market, a new bi-monthly market for LGBTQ2SIA+ business owners and makers! To kick things off as gay as possible, we're launching during Pride Month!
Proudly hosted at the historic Buddies In Bad Times Theatre in heart of Toronto's Gay Village - a fully accessible venue, including their gender neutral washrooms!
Featuring, promoting and fostering the dive...
Music. Tap Dancing. Belting. Riffing. Drinking. RatPack Fun.
Special Guests: Jeffrey Bowers, Michelle Nash, Kevin Finn and Michele Shuster!
Musical Direction and Arrangements by Michael Zahorak
Wednesday, October 12th - 8PM
Bianca & Finn - Live @ Buddies: A Golden Age Revival
Tickets Available Here - http://buddiesinbadtimes.com/event/bianca-finn-live-buddies-a-golden-age-revival/