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Lady & the Rambler: Mandy Goodhandy & Mateo Chavez Lewis

June 9 // Doors 8PM // Show 8:30PM
$20 Presale // $25 Door

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A light hearted photo of Mandy and Mateo in a room with pink lighting behind them. Mateo is a white man with short brown hair sitting at a keyboard and looking up at Mandy. Mandy is a White woman with shoulder length blonde hair singing into a handheld microphone. They are both dressed in all black with the exception of Mateo's bold red tie.

MANDY GOODHANDY aka Amanda Taylor (she/her/lady) is a singer/recording artist, entertainer, author and Canada’s 1st trans woman stand- up comic.

She was also the first trans woman singer to be accepted into the TO Jazz Festival 2016. She and her business partner at the time, Todd Klinck were also TO Pride Parade Grand Marshals in 2010.

She performs music concerts & comedy at many Toronto venues and is also a popular choice as an accomplished speaker.

MATEO CHAVEZ LEWIS (He/They) is a professional musical theatre writer/composer, based in NYC and Toronto.
He is best known for his critically acclaimed performance as Jerry Lee Lewis in Million Dollar Quartet at the Arts Club Theatre Company on Granville Island, and for the epic anthem he wrote as a tribute to Greta Thunberg, “Dear Greta” (you can listen to the fully orchestrated version here).
Other music & lyrics writing credits include Tommy Rhodes (2024 Toronto World Premiere), The Opening (2024 Dramatists’ Guild reading), The Yellow Wallpaper (a 10-minute musical adaptation), The Accountant (2022 Canada Council for the Arts grant recipient), and Quarantine Songs (2022 Toronto World Premiere).
He runs Music Theatre Theory, a YouTube channel with ~9k subs where he analyzes the best songs and performances from the musical theatre canon.