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A Funeral for Clowns (Zanni Arte Productions) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review

A Funeral for Clowns (Zanni Arte Productions) is a must-see at the 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival. Written by Vincenzo Aliberti and directed by Teodoro Dragonieri, this quirky, funny, and ultimately poignant show is about a funeral.

It just so happens that everyone to grace the stage is a clown.

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The Judy Monologues (Baby Gumm Productions) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review

Baby Gumm Productions pays tribute to queer icon Judy Garland in The Judy Monologues at the 2012 Toronto Fringe Festival.

Opening night was a full house.

The Judy Monologues alternate between projected clips of her films, silent scenes including Garland look-alike Kimberly Roberts, and the monologues themselves.

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Tam Lin (Epona Productions) 2012 Toronto Fringe Review

Toronto 2012 Fringe Festival’s Tam Lin (Epona Productions) is a Celtic, Grimm-like fairy tale. Complete with some rousing (and ear-splitting) bagpipes, highland dancing, and lush costumes this is a show no Gaelic-groupie should miss.

Tam Lin is a retelling of an old Scottish tale. Young, mortal Jennet (played by Màiri Mason, who also is the originator of book, music and lyrics) faces off against the magical Fey queen (Amy Marie Wallace) to save Tam Lin (Wesley J. Colford).

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