Tales of a Cocktail – Toronto Fringe 2019 Press Release

From Press Release

Breakaway Entertainment Presents ‘Tales Of A Cocktail

The classic story of an innocent man wrongly, but deliberately sent to his demise and his brilliant strategy
for revenge against those who betrayed him. Dashing young mobster Edward is a guileless and honest
young man whose plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes and live a better life are abruptly shattered when
his best friend who wants Mercedes for himself, deceives him. Told through a Chicago 1920s lens this
dance adaptation brings to life the tale of The Count Of Monte Cristo.

Conceptualized over the last year and a half years, Artistic Director Adam Martino brought together 9 of
the city’s most exciting dancers/theatre performers over the month of June to create this 1 hour production
telling the story of Alexandre Dumas’ book The Count Of Monte Cristo through Breakaway’s unique
theatre dance lens. Winners of the 2018 Broadway World Toronto Award for ‘Best Fringe Musical’;
Breakaway Entertainment founded in 2012 has embarked on its biggest production yet aiming to bring to
life new and exciting dance theatre. Connecting with this medieval story and telling it through a 1920s
Prohibition era Chicago dance lens.

The cast includes Angela Joyce, Josh St. John, Alexa Stavro, Kristina Roberts, Colin Ougler, Sebastian
Hirtenstien, Alayna Kellet (Associate Choreographer), Leah Cameron (Associate Choreographer).
Choreographed by Adam Martino and Rob Sapienza (Director). Past cast credits include – Fallsview
Casino, Drayton Entertainment, Koba Entertainment, Next Stage Theatre Festival, Much Music, MTV
Canada, MMVAs, Red Sky Performance, National Ballet Of Canada, Theatre New Brunswick, High
Society Cabaret, Quinte Ballet and many more.

Breakaway Entertainment is excited to bring this show to the Toronto Fringe Festival.

Breakaway Entertainment in association with The Toronto Fringe Festival presents
Tales Of A Cocktail
Choreographed by Adam Martino Director Rob Sapienza
featuring Angela Joyce, Josh St. John, Alexa Stavro, Kristina Roberts, Colin Ougler, Sebastian
Hirtenstien, Alayna Kellet (Associate Choreographer), Leah Cameron (Associate Choreographer).
lighting design by Adam Martino
stage managed by Kaitlind Gorman

Opens July 4th runs to July 14th
Al Green Theatre – 750 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2J2, Canada
60 mins
Fri 5th Jul 8:15 pm
Sat 6th Jul 5:45 pm
Mon 8th Jul 6:15 pm
Tue 9th Jul 8:30 pm
Wed 10th Jul 10:15 pm
Fri 12th Jul 2:45 pm
Sun 14th Jul 12:00 pm

Tickets:
Al Green Theatre – 750 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5S 2J2, Canada
Purchase online: fringetoronto.com
By Phone: 416-966-1062
In Person: During the festival at POSTSCRIPT, the patio at the Toronto Fringe. Located in the Hockey
Rink at 275 Bathurst Street (Dundas + Bathurst).

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