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The Pansy Craze: A New Musical ()

Produced by

Next Stop Productions

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Book: Avery Jean Brennan
Lyrics: Avery Jean Brennan
Music: Avery Jean Brennan
Director: Dustin George


The Randolph Theatre


July 6th, 2018 – July 15th, 2018


A nostalgic musical setting paired with the unsung tale of queer artists struggling to find sanctuary in the early 1930s. With strong parallels to today’s political climate, a company of artists whose identities have prevented them from working in the performing arts tell this bold story of perseverance, gender identity, and self-acceptance. (


Devin Herbert Jeanie
Stephanie Hood Helen
Sansom Marchand Tom
Teddy Moynihan Duncan
Peter Mundell Norbert
Shaquille Pottinger Charlie
Kira Renee Gladys
Eric McDace Duncan Alternate

Creative Team

Avery Jean Brennan Book
Avery Jean Brennan Lyrics
Avery Jean Brennan Music
Dustin George Director
Christopher Weddell Dramaturge
Avery Jean Brennan Music Director


Nida Haroon Stage Manager
Susan Waycik Producer