Ethel

Madeleine Hall

From the producers of Cardinal (“Powerfully affecting.” Ottawa Citizen, “Brilliant.” New Ottawa Critics, WINNER Emerging Artist Award).

A unique blend of storytelling and movement, inspired by the profound hugeness of one tiny person.

“Language and movement oscillate between moments of controlled chaos and precise finesse.” -New Ottawa Critics

“Phenomenal.” -On Stage

“Beautiful.” -Capital Critics

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Executing Justice

Bill Pats

A 2013 Angus Reid Poll revealed that 66% of Canadians support the return of capital punishment.  

April 7, 2030, 11 pm: Daryl Kane is one hour away from being the first person executed in Canada since 1962. This is his story.

2014 Rintoul Award Winner -Winnipeg Fringe

“Pats exhibits raw emotion on stage.” -Saskatoon Star Phoenix  

Fish Saw

Sachie Mikawa & George Lewis

Through the eyes of a giant talking Fish, a magical encounter of two girls across time and oceans tells a story of an eccentric family and incredible natural disaster in Japan. A multimedia one-woman theatrical show deeply inspired by the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami.

“IDIOSYNCRATIC GENIUS” -The Scotsman

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Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker

Gerard Harris

What do you call the nervous, distracted jokewriter for a top UK comedian when he’s forced to do standup, using crippling stage-fright & jokes the comedian didn’t buy, all so the world can see who’s REALLY the funny one?

From the creator of last year’s Best of Fest storytelling show A Tension To Detail comes this regrettably true story about ambition, frustration, stand-up comedy and lie-down psychology from the mildly acclaimed British storyteller and comedian.

“Hugely talented, a cut above most storytellers.” -CBC
“Slipping wholeheartedly into Harris’s comic world is not just rewarding, but inevitable.” -Ottawa Citizen
“Don’t miss this magnetic stage presence.” – New Ottawa Critics
“He is doing something so unlike conventional storytelling or long-form stand-up comedy that he is dancing on the edge of a knife.” -Apt613, Ottawa
★★★★★ “incredibly smart and funny ” -Edmonton Journal
★★★★ “it’s . . . what was I going to . . . . Oh, yeah, good” -Saskatoon Star-Phoenix
“The master of spinning yarns.” -The Coast, Halifax
“Come with your antennae up so you don’t miss a thing.” -Montreal Rampage
“Harris is engaging and interesting and a masterful story-teller.” -Stage Whispers, Perth
“I loved every minute of it.” -Art Murmurs, Wellington
“Hilarious.” -Dominion Post, Wellington
“Masterful storytelling.” -Pantograph Punch, Wellington

Best Solo Show, Nelson 2016

God! The One-Man Show

Rich Potter

In this hilarious prequel to the Bible, God has a universe to create, and he is running late. If that weren’t bad enough, He has ADHD! Join the addled Creator in the Void and get a “miraculous” look at your Universe in the instant between “Let There Be…” and “Light.”

“A Comedic Hurricane!” -Washington DCMetroTheaterArts
“Quality Entertainment!” -Washington DC City Paper

High Tea: Another British Comedy

James & Jamesy

 

“I CANNOT THINK OF A SHOW THAT WILL LEAVE YOU MORE PROFOUNDLY HAPPY THAN THIS” (Stage Door).

England’s 16-time BEST-OF-FEST winners, 3-time recipients of London’s IMPRESARIO Award, and 2016 Canadian Comedy Award winners, James & Jamesy accidentally flood the world with tea, clinging to their friendship and imagination to stay afloat. “One of the most popular Fringe duos ever” CBC.

★★★★★ “Outrageously funny, magnificently written.” -London Free Press
★★★★★ “Anything is possible.” -Torontoist
★★★★★ “An irresistible delight.” -Stage Door

HOOTENANNY!

Kate Smith & Will Somers

Famed Australian children’s entertainers HOOTENANNY! have been touring the world together for the last decade, but it sure hasn’t been easy. Full of catchy songs, video segments and dance breaks, Hoot and Annie grit their teeth as they hurtle toward the final curtain.  

“[They] are absolutely to die for…” ★★★★ -On Stage Magazine

WINNER Outstanding Ballyhoo Award, 2016 London Fringe Festival

Hotter Than Potter

Keith Brown

Expect the unexpected from world-class Magician Keith Brown with his new show Hotter Than Potter. Keith has inspired wonder in over 17 countries and counting. Toronto’s Best Magician & he’s not even from Toronto! See it to believe it! It’s Absolute Magic!

★★★★★ “Don’t Miss This!” -CBC

“You’re INCREDIBLE!” -Dave Grohl

“Mind-bending, mind-boggling and mind-blowing!” -Orlando Sentinel

NEW WORK

House Show

Two Second Push Up

Every room has a story. Every house has its secrets. How does time affect the memory of a home? Walk through the rooms of 328 Besserer, and witness the lives of past, present, and future tenants.

A collaboration between the creators of 2016 Fringe hits: Division 161, In Waking Life and Prix Rideau Award winning Outstanding New Creation Rideshares & Rope Swings.

Created by Monica Bradford-Lea, Caterina Fiorindi, Even Gilchrist, Matt Hertendy, Cullen Elijah McGrail, Franco Pang, Cullen Petersen, Sam Randazzo, Olivia Tilley, Matthew Venner, Lauren Welchner.

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How I Lost One Pound, The Musical

Lesley Carlberg

Abandoned mom and lost soul, Lesley Carlberg has spent her life battling the muffin top. But now she has even bigger problems: her kids have left home so what is she going to be when she grows up? And where is the TV Volume Remote?

How I Lost One Pound, The Musical follows Lesley’s quest in this self-absorbed world to realize her purpose in life now and maybe even lose a pound or two…but probably not.

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