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You and That Fucking Gorilla (House of Squalor Productions) 2015 Toronto Fringe Review

Will Mackenzie, Shawn Steinmann, Lauren Albin, Taylor Hammond, Charlotte Boyer

Dark comedies are notoriously difficult balancing acts. You and That Fucking Gorilla by House of Squalor Productions is a dark comedy show about a mother whose family adopts a gorilla against her wishes, now playing at the Toronto Fringe Festival. In my opinion it doesn’t quite balance the scales, but it makes a valiant effort.

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The Cruelest Phone Book in the World (Craving Space Productions) 2015 Toronto Fringe Review

RC Weslowski

The cliché goes: I laughed, I cried. For The Cruelest Phone Book in the World by Craving Space Productions: I laughed, I sat with my jaw on the floor, and I tried to hang on for the ride. It is a wild, wacky, and wonderful one-man show at the Toronto Fringe Festival.

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