Burnt

Shauna Akkermans

  • 12 + fees
  • 35m
  • 14+

What happens when an arsonist decides to insert themselves into our lives? When the Stephensons leave for their anniversary vacation, they had no idea that it’s the last time they’ll see their house. When the Warners reported the fire they had no idea that they were about to unravel a lot more criminal activity than they bargained for. Join us while we put the pieces together. In honour of Mr.B, for saving a friend.

Cast in order of appearance

Judy Warner – Rosemary Moore

Catherine Stephenson – Alexandra Dawn Stobo

Mark Stephenson – Dave Coleman

Kayla – Kristin Robinson

Chris – Simon Lee

Director/Written by Shauna Akkermans

Produced by Erin Noble

Stage Manager- Julia Clay


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CIVILIZED

John Huston

  • 12 + fees
  • 60m
  • 14+

Based on actual reports, writings and speeches, Metis actor John D. Huston (2 x winner Best Actor Ottawa Fringe), and writer Keir Cutler (Teaching Shakespeare) resurrect a “civilized” government bureaucrat to defend Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s vision for Canada’s Natives and the ongoing repercussions. A compelling look at how being “civilized” has warped our values.


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Mental Health

Dead People Are Liking Things On Facebook

Chris Dupuis

Facebook has 2.9 billion users. Just over 30 million are dead. By 2065, dead users will outnumber the living, rendering the site a digital graveyard. In this lecture performance, artist Chris Dupuis scrolls through Facebook, looking at profiles of friends who have passed away, discussing how they died, and what meaning can be taken from their online afterlives.

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Dirk Darrow: Future Past Magic

Dirk Darrow: Future Past Magic

From 17 time Fringe Fest Award Winner Tim Motley,

BEST OF FEST Award, Ottawa Fringe 2017

★★★★★ “Incredible” -Edmonton Journal

★★★★★ “Something special” -Vancouver Sun

Gritty 1930’s film-noir retro collides with futuristic sci-fi in this hilarious time-traveling stage magic spectacle!  Charge your flux capacitors & sharpen your Blade Runners, cause there’s a new steely detective in your future.


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Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl In Hitler’s Germany

Ingrid Garner

Eleanor Ramrath Garner’s best-selling memoir, detailing her youth as an American caught in WWII Berlin, adapted into an internationally award-winning performance by her granddaughter Ingrid Garner. 5-STARS “A rare intimacy, superb storytelling and a truly important story to tell.” – Adelaide Theatre Guide “BEST OF FEST” Edmonton Fringe 2015 SOLD OUT Winnipeg, Edmonton, & Adelaide Fringe 2015


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Forbidden City!

Martin Dockery

  • 12 + fees
  • 60m
  • PG

A funny, true, & utterly original “storytelling experience” goes completely off the rails, becoming a ridiculous, heartfelt, & uplifting story about life itself. “CRITIC’S PICK: Laugh-out-loud funny.” -City Beat, Cincinnati. “A+… His best show yet. His trademark energy, disarming affability, inventive writing & goofball sincerity come together to beautiful effect.” -My Entertainment World, Toronto


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Forget Me Not – The Alzheimer’s Whodunnit

Rob Gee

  • 12 + fees
  • 60m
  • 14+

A murder mystery set on a dementia ward from comic, poet and ex-psych nurse Rob Gee.

★★★★★ “Smart, witty and razor-sharp!” CBC

★★★★★ “Hilarious and heartbreaking” Victoria Times Colonist

★★★★★ “Compelling!” Saskatoon StarPhoenix

★★★★★ “A triumph” Winnipeg Free Press

★★★★½ “Fiercely funny, heartbreaking and very much a must-see” Edmonton Journal

Best of Fest: Winnipeg, Calgary, Saskatoon Fringes


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Mental Health

Generic Male: Just What We Need, Another Show About Men

Darren Stevenson, Ashley Jones

Explosive, athletic, physical theatre ruined by a tragic lack of understanding. Award-winning PUSH Physical Theatre, called “a perfect metaphor-in-motion” by CITY Newspaper, creates a masculinity satire. Two well-meaning fools – argue, dance and desperately cling to the status-quo. Are we watching a couple of petty idiots or is this the most insightful piece of theatre of the 21st century? …No


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God, that’s funny

Christina Muehlberger

  • 12 + fees
  • 45m
  • M

From dreams of marital sex with the youth group hottie to picturing purity as a half-eaten sandwich, God, That’s Funny explores growing up in the Pentecostal church. A seasoned comedian, Christina’s stories will have audiences laughing as they ask if you can ever leave a church that had you lighting Avril Lavigne tickets on fire and yelling “you know what’s not complicated? My love for the Lord!”


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Hi, How Are You?

Angelina Wehbe & Vanessa Onukagha

  • 12 + fees
  • 60m
  • 14+

Nothing is more frustrating than being told the customer is always right.

Gwen finds herself stuck in a storage room with new hire Noah. Her willingness to keep working is challenged when he invites her to reminisce on their past interactions with customers. In a frenzy of panic, questioning and genuine laughter, Gwen re-evaluates her life plan. The only thing stopping her is a broken lock.


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