I’ve been going out almost every night to the Fringe with great anticipation of the awesomeness about to hit me, and this years Fringe has definitely delivered. Here are a few of my favourite shows.
At the core of the Fringe Festival is a bewildering number of plays. Unless you’ve seen previous shows by the same people or have spoken with the performers and directors and heard what they’re planning, it’s hard to know what’s good early on in the festival, just based on descriptions in the programme.
What is the first thing you notice about Gerard Harris?
It’s a hot summer night and you are looking for something to do? WATS has the answer for you: Zoofest.
Nothing says summer like hanging in the park with a bit of Shakespeare
Waiting for the Barbarians is a new play produced by Maurice Podbrey and showing at the Segal Centre in association with the Baxter Theatre Centre of Capetown.
Alert all lovers of laughter – Montreal’s Zoofest reigns supreme at wrangling up a wild assortment of comedic artists in one unforgettable creative experience. For two weeks, Kelley Calabrese had the chance to live the Zoofest life as a performing artist, and she can say without question that the Zoofest logo suits the event perfectly: The fierce face of a panther flanked by wings that set it free – and without a body for gravity to hold on to.
This year Lorne Svark’s show A Multidisciplinary Approach to Evil earned some guffaws and ruffled a few feathers. We spoke with the writer/director about his first Fringe experience.
Jacqueline van de Geer directs Out of the Fog, which opens with a pedagogical debate between a boarding school’s guidance counselor Diana (Victoria Barkoff) and teacher Georgia (played by the…
They say it’s not easy being green. Well, try being God. That’s been comedian Mike Delamont’s fate at this year’s Montreal Fringe. We asked the stand-up vet about character acting, his upcoming TV series and the infamous Montreal “uber vegan.”