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The Royal Flush

Kate Jaimet

Two sisters inherit a cabin in the woods where their ne’er-do-well father may (or may not) have stashed a fortune in casino winnings. A brazen intruder, a raging snowstorm, and an impromptu poker game lead to a dizzying series of twists and turns in this sidesplitting Canuck comedy by award-winning writer and former Ottawa Citizen journalist Kate Jaimet.


Mature language Sexual content
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Jimmy?

Cullen McGrail

In the world of organized crime, loyalty and fear are what keeps a boss in power, but they manifest in many different ways. Alice Britt, your everyday home-grown psychic, is brought to the penthouse of the most dangerous man in America to clear the air about a man named Jimmy and soon finds herself amidst a power struggle of these powers that be: natural and otherwise.


 

 

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No More Secrets

Spare Change Theatre

Over the span of three decades, three different teachers at Ottawa’s Bell High School preyed on students. No More Secrets is a new documentary theatre piece that tells the story. Created by Ottawa high school students, based off the works of Julie Ireton, the investigative reporter who broke the story for CBC.


 

 

This show depicts True stories of sexual abuse
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The Shape of a Girl

Joan MacLeod

After a violent bullying incident results in a murder, Braidie’s world is changed. With an absent brother, she must confront her past and who she has become. Braidie ponders if her and her friends are any different than the teen accused. Is Braidie brave enough to stand up to her friends’ when their bullying of a classmate takes a turn for the worst? Inspired by the murder of Reena Virk in 1997.


This show deals with bullying, Murder and violent subject matter
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Get Well Soon

Hamda Elmi

An insight into the mind of four young women as they navigate through their inner thoughts and troubles in an attempt to get well soon. While discussing a range of issues, this play explores themes of mental health with humour and sincerity.


This show discusses mental health, and normalizing therapy.
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Entangled

Jacob Berkowitz

On his deathbed, Nobel Prize-winning quantum physicist Wolfgang Pauli gasped one last word: Jung! The great psychoanalyst Carl Jung had built his dream theories using 100s of Pauli’s dreams. Yet why hadn’t Jung visited his dying friend in a Zurich hospital? A powerful play about the essence of mind, matter and the greatest mystery of all—love. Dir: Cathy Clark; Ft: Paul Rainville & David Frisch.


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The Knitting Pilgrim

Kirk Dunn

The Knitting Pilgrim is a one-act interdisciplinary performance using theatre, image projection and the remarkable Stitched Glass tapestries. The play, performed by Kirk Dunn, recounts his fifteen-year artistic and spiritual journey of hand-knitting the ambitious project, and his hope to contribute to the vital conversation about xenophobia, interfaith strife and fear of the other.


 

 

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52 Pickup

Katie Nixon

52 Pickup is a one-woman show that explores what it’s like to cope with and overcome trauma. The story follows Katie as she comes to terms with her own traumatic incident and relearns how to navigate the world with altered vision. Funny, hopeful, and emotional, this play portrays a journey that finds beauty from pain.

The show follows a woman as she struggles to cope after being sexually assaulted. The character has panic attacks onstage and talks briefly about her abuser. The show was built to be a safe place for all people who have experienced different types of trauma and we have no intention of triggering our audience. However, the healing process is not pain free and our show portrays that.
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2 Sherlock Holmes Adventures

Kenneth Brown & John D Huston from the works of Arthur Conan Doyle

Sold out run: Edmonton Fringe! Vintage fringers, John D. Huston (Screwtape) & Kenneth Brown (Spiral Dive) play everyone in 2 Sherlockian Adventures, the world’s first, finest, sleuthing stories: Holmes, Watson, distressed damsels, perplexed police, scurrilous scoundrels. 75 years of stage-craft on dazzling display in sixty scintillating minutes. “Masters of the Fringe” (Edmonton Sun)


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