2-Man No-Show-2: Toronto 2010 Fringe Preview

2-Man No-Show-2

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(TORONTO) All good things in life come in twos…just ask 2-Man No-Show.

2-Man No-Show returns this summer to the Toronto Fringe Festival to debut the exciting sequel to their award winning first show.

2-Man No-Show-2
is the tag team duo of Isaac Kessler and Ken Hall.  Combining percussion, character/sketch comedy, physical theatre and performance art, they tell the story of two underdogs reaching beyond the unimaginable. Kessler and Hall play together with a fraternal chemistry that involves everything from singing, dancing and high-flying physical feats.

2-Man No-Show-2
continues in the vaudevillian vein of their previous show that won awards and praise across North America:

5 Stars & Critic’s Pick Award – NOW Magazine

4 Stars & Critic’s Pick Award – EYE Weekly

Audience Choice Award – New York Frigid Fringe Festival

Official Selection – San Francisco SketchFest

Official Selection – New York City SketchFest

Official Selection – Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival

Official Selection – Chicago Improv Festival

2-Man No-Show will also be making stops before and after Toronto at the Montreal and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals as well as New York City’s SketchFest before they depart to perform in the world’s largest Fringe Festival…The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

2-Man No-Show-2:  Two guys Underdog, indivisible, with liberty, justice and Ken Hall.

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Written and Performed by Isaac Kessler & Ken Hall

Directed by Sam Ruano & Syd Kessler


The George Ignatieff Theatre   –   15 Devonshire Place (south of Bloor)

Saturday July 3 – 9:15PM                                                    Thursday July 8 – 5:45PM

Sunday July 4 – 4:45PM         Sunday July 11 – Noon      Friday July 9 – 5:15PM

Wednesday July 7 – 7:30PM                                                Saturday July 10 – 11:30PM

Toronto Fringe

“Isaac Kessler and Ken Hall trust and play off each other in a consistently hilarious and physical

act…” – NOW Magazine – 5 STARS

“They work brilliantly together to ensure a minute doesn’t pass without the audience keeling over in laughter…” – EYE Weekly – ****

“Ken and Isaac are the future of comedy…” – Rich Talarico (Writer, Mad TV/SNL)

“A unique and unforgettable comedy experience…” – Julianne Snepsts (Associate Producer, Second City)

“Their acting was physical and first-class, their object work immense and their plot lines outrageous” – Time Out Chicago