The Toronto Fringe Festival often features plays that take on the most current political issues. Dead Talks, produced by Roar in the Woods, takes a look at the issues of the “Me Too” movement in a way that brings it to a personal level, making it more relatable.
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The Toronto Fringe Festival offers up an energetic one man show with How Hard Could THAT Be? (TA Productions), now playing at the Tarragon Theatre Extraspace. That one man is Trent Arterberry, and he takes you along with him as he looks back on his life as a mime.
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The Toronto Fringe Festival has offered up a real gem with Restless Spirit, produced by Lago di Lupi Productions, playing at Theatre Passe Muraille – Mainspace.
Restless Spirit explores the question of whether or not ghosts exist, and if those who claim to communicate with them are all frauds, bent on exploiting the bereaved.
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I enjoy that the Toronto Fringe Festival has smaller plays that allow glimpses into the lives of a single family. Fine China, produced by The Woodlands Theatre Company, and playing at the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse is a peek into the relationship struggles of two sisters of an immigrant family, brought together after the death of their father.
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The Toronto Fringe Festival offers such variety, and I’m glad that I chose to see Cheri, produced by Cheri-on-the-Run Productions at the Al Green Theatre. As an aging woman, I can tell you that older women are are invisible in media. Finally, representation! Still, this play can be funny and engaging for all.
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