Project Description

Friends of Gilda (Toronto)

Stage Manager for a concert “Friends of Gilda” a tribute concert to Gilda Radner at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto on September 26, 1992.

Produced by Marlene Smith.  Directed by Martin Short, Musical Direction by Paul Shaffer, Production Managed by Peter Van Johnson, Stage Managed by Toby Simkin, Lighting Design by Steve Ross and Sound Design by Al Merson.

Starring John Candy, Victor Garber, Marvin Hamlisch, Stephen Schwartz, Don Scardino, Dave Thomas, Catherine O’Hara, Eugene Levy and a long line of other celebrities from Second City and the original cast of Godspell.

It included a series of skits from Second City, songs and other performances linked together in a moving tribute supported by Gene Wilder.

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