#Faustus

Kit Marlowe

A quest for ultimate power leads to an infamous deal with the devil. Faustus summons a 21st century Mephistopheles and sells his soul for twenty-four hours of power, knowledge and indulging in the seven deadly sins. Who needs a dusty ancient text when you have the power of the internet at your fingertips? #Faustus is the ultimate hack. The dark web awaits.

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Elliot Delage

2 actors. 12 characters. 45 minutes.

Two actors bring to life twelve characters in their mid twenties, already parents or still kids themselves, longing for the past or projecting into the future. As they slalom through life, they attempt to find “purpose” through work, dance, murder and procreation.

Costume changes and sound cues happen on stage in this original drama, giving the audience an intimate glimpse into the characters’ lives.

A Brief History of Petty Crime

Jimmy Hogg

The British comedian, storyteller and Fringe favourite returns with tales of juvenile delinquency; physical, fast-paced, hilarious storytelling with a car crash and plenty of tangents.

OUTSTANDING COMEDY: 2009, 2011

“Part Rik Mayall, Eric Idle and Eddie Izzard, bellowing British comedy-actor Jimmy Hogg whips around the stage like an excitable Labrador puppy. Hysterically tangential.” – Now Toronto

A Girl in the Fridge

Patrice Forbes

Women in refrigerators; (WiF) A trope that refers to comic book women who have been depowered, raped, mutilated or murdered in order to fuel the stories of men. Eve knows she is destined for the fridge, and we all expect it. Why do we accept it? In a superhero world, an intimate relationship is a death sentence. The only thing Eve doesn’t know is whether the light stays on when the door is shut.

NEW WORK

Agent Madeleine

Chlesea MacKay

1944. War. In London, a secret government organization is given one command: “Set Europe ablaze”. Captive in a Nazi prison, Agent Madeleine fights to keep hope alive. To not reveal anything, even her remarkable story, even her name. This is the story of the most unlikely of heroines, a woman who shattered stereotypes and sacrificed everything to be named Britain’s first Muslim war heroine.

NEW WORK

 

 

 

Anjou

The Lady Chamberlain

Stuck in the villain Richard’s winter of discontent, Margaret is lost. A former Queen, mother, and warrior, Margaret is alone and haunted by the ghosts of her past. She knows she has one role: to stop Richard. But how? And at what cost?

Running parallel to Shakespeare’s Richard III, Anjou is the story of the deposed Queen Margaret, and her fight to be heard.

Banned In The USA

Gerard Harris

James Bond was my boyhood hero but I didn’t become a spy. Really. So why is a superpower trying to mess with me? Find out in the iNSAne, action-packed true story of a British secret agent comic’s exploits in cybersecurity, border security and job insecurity on a simple MI5sion impossible of high-altitude stakes, fake nations & improvised murder.

“Hugely talented, a cut above most storytellers” – CBC