The audience has spoken and have chosen six of their favourite shows from the 2015 Vancouver Fringe Festival for encore performances as part of this year’s Pick of the Fringe. Chosen based on box office popularity, these are the shows that audiences were talking about most, and is one more opportunity to see the best that this year’s Fringe had to offer.
The 2015 Public Market Pick of the Fringe will take place at the Revue Stage on Granville Island from September 23-27. Visit
for tickets and information. http://vancouverfringe.com
(Wednesday, September 23 at 8:45pm) – three time Canadian Comedy Award Winners Peter n’ Chris have been delighting Fringe audiences for years. In their latest installment, Chris dies! Or does he? Peter n’ Chris Present: Here Lies Chris Read our review here.
The O.C.: The Musical (Thursday, September 24 at 6:45pm) – from the creators of the 2012 Pick of the Fringe winning show, Riverview High: The Musical, comes a musical parody of the Fox TV teen drama, The O.C.
Brain (Friday, September 25 at 8:45pm) – hot off his award winning run at the 2015 Victoria Fringe Festival, Brain sold out its entire Vancouver Fringe run just days into the Festival. In it, Brendan McLeod performs a heartbreaking and hilarious monologue about coming of age, mental illness, and the nature of thought.
Baker’s Dozen: 12 Angry Puppets (Saturday, September 26 at 7:00pm) – a single puppeteer, Adam Francis Proulx, transforms one puppet into the 12 members of the jury who must decide a Butcher’s fate in this courtroom drama / puppet show / mystery / comedy / one-man show. Read our review here.
Mrs. Singh & Me (Sunday, September 27 at 5:00pm) – imagine if Romeo kidnapped Juliet’s mom—which is pretty much what happens in this new play written by and starring Munish Sharma (Iceland, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Chicken), directed by Jessie Award-nominee Kathleen Duborg, and starring Nimet Kanji (Bollywood Wedding, Continuum) as the title character, Mrs. Singh.
TITUS: The Light and Delightful Musical Comedy of Titus Andronicus (Sunday, September 27 at 7:00pm) – young William Shakespeare wants a hit. What could possibly improve murder and mayhem better than singing and dancing?! Add jokes, some slapstick, a little irony, and of course some play on words. Yes, people love a comedy!