Tarot Live! – Toronto Fringe 2016 Press Release

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Tarot Live! Come see what the cards say. Created and Performed by Canada’s Favourite PsychicJESSE STONG. Reading the audience live while sharing stories about his many dramatic, comedic, and psychic adventures 

Jesse Stong is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada (Playwriting, 2013) and has been reading tarot and name-numerology both professionally and for kicks since he was a wee little witch. He is currently assistant curator to the National Arts Centre Disability Summit, as well as an associate artist at Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal, where he facilitates youth and community projects. He is completing his Master’s in Art Education at Concordia University, and recently received the 2016 Young Arts Entrepreneur Award from the Michaëlle Jean Foundation for his innovative writing, puppetry, and performance workshops. He is artist in-residence with Roseneath Theatre, creating a play for young audiences, and developing another play for young audiences with Geordie Productions. Jesse is a proud member of the board of directors at Les Muses: Centre for dance and performance training for people living with intellectual differences, as well as a writing facilitator for the Quebec Writers’ Federation.


  • Thursday June 30th, 08:15 pm
  • Saturday July 2nd, 12:00 pm
  • Sunday July 3rd, 10:30 pm
  • Tuesday July 5th, 03:00 pm
  • Thursday July 7th, 08:00 pm
  • Friday July 8th, 01:45 pm
  • Sunday July 10th, 04:00 pm


  • Tarot Live! plays at the Factory Theatre Studio. (125 Bathurst St)
  • Tickets are $10 at the door, $12 in advance. The festival also offers a range of money-saving passes for serious Fringers.
  • Tickets can be purchased online, by telephone (416-966-1062), from the Fringe Club at Honest Ed’s Alley, and — if any remain — from the venue’s box office starting one hour before curtain.
  • Be aware that Fringe performances always start exactly on time, and that latecomers are never admitted.
  • Content Warnings: Fog or Haze Effects, Mature Language, Sexual Content, Audience Participation.
  • This venue is NOT wheelchair-accessible.