TRUNK! by Vancouver’s Kerploding Theatre is playing at the George Ignatieff Theatre at the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival. It takes you on a whirlwind adventure through three different kingdoms, each with their own totem to rescue. This production has colourful characters, hummable music and a guitar playing dragon: what could be better than that!
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in threes by Half Second Echo is a contemporary dance show featuring works by Alison Daley, Miles Gosse, and Tracey Norman playing at the Al Green Theatre at the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival.
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Boy Wonders by Planet 12 Productions takes place in a swanky 1950’s hotel room above a superhero convention where the sidekicks of said superheroes are gathering for a meeting of their own. The show is playing at the Tarragon Extra Space at the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival.
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Nocturnal Space by Familiar Faces at the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival is a contemporary dance piece asking the questions: What really is our reality? When looking in a mirror, how do we know that what we see is an honest reflection? Ask yourself, ‘Have I ever actually, truly, seen me?’
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Bring the Piano by True Enough Productions at the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival is a collection of stories and songs by travelling singer/songwriter Randy Vancourt (YTV’s Don’t Lick the Pig and Dudley the Dragon). It’s safe to say that Randy Vancourt definitely brought the piano.
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Kev ‘n Cal by the Assface project at the 2018 Toronto Fringe Festival follows two boy adventurers on an inter-dimensional mystery solving journey. Is there a Jade Dragon, yes, is there a haunted house, yes, is there a weird librarian guy, yes. Are there laughs and lots of good times. Definitely yes. Continue reading Kev ‘n Cal (the Assface Project) 2018 Toronto Fringe Review
Marc and Xave are ex-engineer students who have found a way to mix music, comedy and nerdom into their show: Marc and Xave: Song Engineers by Xave Ruth at the Toronto Fringe Festival. These two best friends embrace nerd culture in a way you may have never seen before…through song.
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Experimental comedy and performance art show arrives on the Toronto stage
Women from the Future, playing at Factory Studio Theatre, is a quadruple-bill: one part stand up comedy, one part performance art show featuring experimental sounds and multimedia visuals. The show is produced by Roles 4 Women, a production company based in Newfoundland and Labrador looking to put bold new works onto the Canadian stage. I just want to start off this review by saying that I do not see a lot of experimental theatre, but for those readers who are not used to “this sort of thing,” I’ll be happy to give you my topical response.
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