My Last (Theatre Double Take) 2014 Fringe Review

Her name is Lucia and she is 17, born in 16th-Century Italy, a young duchess fallen from grace — and all she wants is your company. My Last is an Alley Play presented by Theatre Double Take at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival.

This is interactive storytelling for a small intimate audience. Situated in the tent space at the Fringe Club, Lucia graciously welcomes you to sit with her as she tells you her story, and assures you she is repentant.

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Ask Lovecraft (Monkeyman Productions) 2014 Fringe Review

Love classic horror? If you do, then you are no stranger to the name H. P. Lovecraft or the creatures from the deepest dark that he has created – Cthulhu, Nyarlathotep, Yog-Sothoth – or a certain book “bound in human flesh, written in human blood”.

Now during the Toronto Fringe Festival, Monkeyman Productions have gone to the trouble of resurrecting the Grandfather of Horror. In the tent space at the Fringe Club, Lovecraft himself appears to answer questions from his fans and followers, give advice on life and love, and indulge in a bit of poetry.

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Fringe for Free! Toronto Fringe ticket giveaways for shows playing on Thursday, July 10th

What’s that, Toronto? You’re worried about the Toronto Fringe Festival selling out? Yeah, I liked Fringe better when they were in their bluegrass phase, before they went all top-4o cock-rock. That big record deal really ruin–

Oh.

You meant the other kind of selling out. Well, I’ve got good news! Through the co-operation of literally dozens of participating companies, Mooney on Theatre invites you to Fringe for Free: two guaranteed tickets, five shows to choose from, and all you’ve got to do is send us an email!

For every day of the festival, we’ll be giving out tickets to 5 shows. Exciting, right? What’s even more exciting is how easy it is to enter – you can enter each of the five contests by sending us an email (more details below).

Remember, you need to enter each contest individually. If we pick your name, you’ve got two tickets heading your way.

Check out the list of the 5 shows playing on Thursday July 10th after the jump!

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Magician Rosemary Reid busks her way around the 2014 Fringe Club

photo of magician Rosemary RiedRosemary Reid is one of the buskers at this years Fringe Club. If she comes over to your table and asks if she can sit down and do some magic, say yes. We did and all five of us thought she was terrific.

She impressed us with her card tricks, always a good thing, but what really dazzled us was her wit and personality. She was at ease before she even sat down; funny, fast, and delightful. Rosemary is the reasonably calm looking one holding the folded playing card in the picture, the person laughing like crazy, Sonia (a former editor of Mooney on Theatre), is part of her audience.

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