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The Super Secret Subway Society – Toronto Fringe 2012 Press Release

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The Super Secret Subway Society premieres at FringeKids!

(TORONTO, ON – MAY 28, 2012) The Super Secret Subway Society is the inaugural production of NachoMama Theatre for Young Audiences, a new children’s theatre group headed by Katherine Sanders. This fantastical play set on the Toronto subway system is appropriate for ages five and up. The play is inspired by the FringeKids! venue, the
Palmerston Library Theatre, which is located directly above the Bloor subway line. Trains can be heard running underneath the audience’s feet several times a show. This site-specific soundscape, when combined with the political backdrop of the raging Toronto transportation debate, makes The Super Secret Subway Society the most topical piece of kids theatre you’re likely to see at the Fringe this year.

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SOMETHING FROM NOTHING – Toronto Fringe 2012 Press Release

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Celebrating 18 years of school touring

(TORONTO, ON – June 7, 2012) SOMETHING FROM NOTHING was created 20 years ago by award winning author Phoebe Gilman. In 1994 Cascade Theatre, a touring theatre company for young and family audiences, adapted the book into a DORA MAVOR MOORE award winning play.

SOMETHING FROM NOTHING, which includes music, song, story and 3 amazing and adorable mice puppets, has been performed to over 300,000 school-age children, their parents and educators throughout the GTA, the East Coast and as far as Inuvik, North West Territories.

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Speare – Toronto Fringe 2012 Press Release

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“Move over Avengers – Make way for Shakespeare’s Team”

(TORONTO, ON – June 1, 2012) Bear Productions is proud to present the premiere production of the dark comedy Speare, written and directed by Brian Kennington (George and Gracie, The Dream), playing at the Factory Theatre Mainspace from July 6th to 14th at the Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival. Press opening – Friday, July 6th at 8:45 pm.

Featuring a cast of Toronto actors including: Edward Kennington (Dark Water), Roger McKeen (Tamara), Ryan McKeen (The Dream), Brendan Shoreman (Misprint), Gehan Kolamba Tantrege (Like An Old Tale), Sarah White (The Border) and Maya Woloszyn (The Dream).

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little tongues – Toronto Fringe 2012 Press Release

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(TORONTO, ON – June 6, 2012) little tongues takes place in the striking and eclectic Adelaide St. Loft404, where the thirty-five person audience are intimate voyeurs during the dinner of the hilarious and heartbreaking Phillips’ family.

The actors are so close you could reach out and touch them. You smell vegetables cooking in the frying pan. Candles glow as the sun sets though the expansive loft windows. You are not experiencing a conventional piece of theatre. Before you know it, more than just a bottle of gin gets broken. Secrets are revealed that will change the Phillips family forever.

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