Friday, February 17, 2017

Older women embrace aging, fight against idea of ‘eternal youth’ - TORONTO STAR

Originally published: February 15, 2017

When writer and performer Sandra Shamas scanned a magazine rack at a major chain bookstore a few years ago, she didn’t see many faces that looked like hers.

“There were no 50-, 60-, 70-year-old women on the front cover,” Shamas, 59, said. “Except Oprah, because she owns the f---ing magazine.”

This revelation became a bit in her new one-woman show, TheBig ‘What Now?’ which just closed an extended run at the Harbourfront Centre.