The Best of The Candy Show


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Candy Palmater
Keenan Simik Komaksiutiksak
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Cameron Fraser-Monroe
Tom Wilson
with Jess O’Brien on Piano
Kent Monkman

Toronto Producer: Victor Pokinko
Director of Photography: Nicholas Bradford-Ewart
Production Services by: Archipelago Productions
Camera Operator: Nicole Ng
Production Design: Victor Pokinko
Candy’s Hair by: Connor Lange
Candy’s Makeup by: Sarah Deschamp
Filmed in Toronto at: Soulpepper’s Michael Young Theatre
Set pieces provided by: The Candy Show
Head Tech / Sound Operator: Colton Stang
Production Manager: Delaney Novinka
Virtual Producer: Alex Josslyn-Hamilton 
Editor: Mariana Urrutia
Post Production Supervisor: Kevin Kim
Archipelago Head of Production: Jana Stackhouse
Production Assistant: Steffi Tupe
Production Assistant: Lilly Nesbitt

Lucy Collingwood
Dan Fletcher
Klass VanVliet

On Christmas Day 2021 the world lost Candy Palmater, one of Canada’s greatest treasures and a groundbreaking Indigenous comedian and TV show hosts. In this compilation of the 2020 and 2021 TRANSFORM Cabaret Festival productions of The Candy Show, Candy shares the spotlight with the legendary Kent Monkman,Tom Wilson and Buffy Sainte-Marie, as well as newcomers Keenan Simik Komaksiutiksak and Cameron Munroe-Fraser. Candy was an artist, a collaborator, and an inspirational auntie loved by TRANSFORM Cabaret Festival. This show is a tribute to her and her lasting legacy.