Show Stopper chronicles Garth Drabinsky's colourful career
Documentary tackles controversial Canadian showman
Posted: Sep 11, 2012 7:54 PM ET
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2012 8:10 PM ET
In Show Stopper, director Barry Avrich chronicles the career of Garth Drabinsky, an entertainment industry trail-blazer who remains a controversial figure.
A constant risk-taker, Drabinsky shook up the live theatre scene by bringing Broadway-style productions north to Toronto. He also changed the way we watch movies by co-creating the modern-day multiplex theatre.
His gambles also got Drabinsky into trouble. He ended up in jail over questionable accounting practices at Livent, the theatre production company he headed.
Click on the image above to watch Natalie Kalata's story about Show Shopper, which debuted this week at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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