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Toronto: Big Girl & Friends presents “Episode #6: Queer Consciousness” beginning February 15

Friday, February 12, 2021

Toronto Musical Concerts Artistic Producer, Christopher Wilson and Associate Director, Ryan Kelly continue their daily YouTube Live stream, BIG GIRL & Friends (the SECOND wave) supporting The AFC (Actors’ Fund of Canada).

Episode #6: QUEER CONSCIOUS featuring Bruce Dow, Ryan Kelly, Mateo Lewis, Sarah Strange and Joseph Zita. The show begins February 15. View HERE.

BIG GIRL & Friends features professional Canadian musical theatre artists sharing performances and conversations to promote awareness and support for The AFC’s vital services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

BIG GIRL & Friends (the SECOND wave) streams weekly, Mondays at 7 PM EST / 8PM AST from Monday, January 11 - Monday, March 1 on the YouTube channel: Toronto Musical Concerts.

Our weekly curated themes (in order) include: Just Dance, Simply Sondheim, Fast & Furious, A Perfect Blendship, Miss Mega Musical, Queer Conscious, Soul Vibes, and The ‘I Want’ Songs.

Throughout the stream, viewers will be encouraged to donate in real-time with on-air donor shout-outs during each episode. The AFC is the lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry, supporting professionals working in all aspects of film and television, theatre, dance and music.

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Toronto Musical Concerts is a charitable not-for-profit, professional musical theatre company presenting high-quality musical concerts. TMC is the only performing arts organization consistently presenting professional musical theatre concerts in the Greater Toronto Area. Our programming supports emerging artists, represents diverse voices, offers arts access to at-risk and marginalized youth, and presents reimagined musical theatre works as well as new Canadian musicals.

For further information, please send inquiries to or call Christopher Wilson | Artistic Producer at 647-298-9338.

To make a tax-deductible DONATION NOW to The AFC, visit:

Photo: Joseph Zita, Bruce Dow, Sarah Strange, Mateo Lewis and Ryan Kelly.