From Press Release
Fringetastic is debuting a new musical at the Toronto Fringe- One in a Million (a micromusical)!
Director & Choreographer- Steven Morel
Composer & Musical Director- Samuel Sholdice
Book & Lyrics – Ron Fromstein
Lighting Design & Stage Manager- Tracie Burgess
After successfully mounting three different shows cross-country last fringe season, FRINGETASTIC is excited to be making its Toronto Fringe debut with: OIAM, the story of four sperm struggling, as individiuals and as a squad, to get to the egg. Its the original quest (now with songs)! ABOUT THE CAST:
(Mark Allan, Shaina Silver-Baird, Aurora Browne, Russell Tyson Clark, Jeff Giles, Blair Irwin & David Lopez )
Our cast is an eclectic mix of stage vets and rapidly emerging artists. Collective credits include Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Jeff Giles, Theatre Aquarius & tour), The Wizard of Oz (Blair Irwin, The Citadel & Neptune), The Producers (Mark Allan), Second City (Aurora Browne), The Boys in the Photograph (Jeff Giles, MTC/Mirvish), Hello…Hello (Aurora Browne, Tarragon Theatre) Title of Show (Mark Allan, Best actor in musical nomination- Broadway World), Romeo & Juliet (Shaina Silver-Baird, Shakespeare in Action) & Forever Plaid (Russell Tyson Clarke, Victoria Playhouse & Ontario tour). David Lopez has previously been seen at the Shaw Festival in Design for Living & High Society. He was also in the Mirvish production of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, and most recently in Seussical at YPT.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Steven Morel is a Second city alumnus who writes, performs, produces and directs. Some of the projects he’s directed include: Honest Ed; the Bargain Musical, All Hams on Deck, This could be Love, and yes, the original fringe production of The Tony award winning, The Drowsy Chaperone.
ABOUT THE COMPOSER:
Samuel Sholdice is a sound designer/composer/musician/writer. Past credits include Restoration (Composer/Musical Director, theatre@york), The Safe Word (Sound Design, Summerworks 2011) and The Bootblack Orator (Composer, Blyth Festival).
ABOUT THE WRITER:
Ron Fromstein is a five-time winner-finalist of the Toronto Fringe 24 hour playwriting competition. Previous/upcoming shows include Dianne & Me (Theatre Aquarius/Best of Fringe/Stratford Springworks Fest), Just Us (Theatre Aquarius) , & The Big Smoke (National Fringe tour).
PREVIOUSLY AT THE TORONTO FRINGE (with various companies) :
The Drowsy Chaperone, An Inconvenient Musical, Welcome to Eden- Pop 2, How Coyote & Saved.
OTHER FRINGES: Dianne & Me (Victoria Fringe, Hamilton, Vanouver), Ben & Jess (Saskatoon Fringe), The Big Smoke (Winnipeg, Edmonton, Victoria & Orlando)
THE RANDOLPH THEATRE (formerly Bathurst Street) – 736 Bathurst, just of Bloor
Friday, July 6th@ 8:45; Sat July 7th @ 1:45; Sun, July 8th @ 1:30; Tues, July 10@ 3:15; Thurs July 12 @ 7:30; Fri, July 13 @ 3:30; Sun July 15 @ 12
Tickets $10-12, available at the door or online at www.fringetoronto.ca 416-966-1062