The 2018 Vancouver Fringe Festival may be over, but audiences have one last chance to take in encore performances of six shows.
Chosen based on popularity, these are the shows that audiences and critics alike were talking about in line-ups and online.
The 2018 Public Market Pick of the Fringe takes place at Performance Works on Granville Island from September 19-23. Visit http://vancouverfringe.com for tickets and information.
1. 5-Step Guide to Being German 2.0
Wanna be German? In 5-Step Guide to Being German 2.0, comedian Paco Erhard will teach you how in this stand-up show that holds up a mirror to a modern Germany, Canada, and the rest of the world. Playing Wednesday, September 19 at 8:45pm.
In Self-ish, a 30-something Korean-Canadian Esther examines herself in the aftermath of a recent tragedy and navigates her relationship with family and other characters in her life. Playing Thursday, September 20 at 8:45pm.
3. Poly Queer Love Ballad
Nina, a polyamorous bisexual poet, meets Gabbie, a monogamous lesbian songwriter. In Poly Queer Love Ballad, they struggle to reconcile their fierce mutual attraction with their opposing perspectives on love. Playing Saturday, September 22 at 6:45pm.
4. Squeeze My Cans
Squeeze My Cans is Cathy Schenkelberg’s journey as a Nebraska Catholic girl from a family of ten, through the rabbit hole of the infamous cult of Scientology, represents an every-woman’s story of a young adult searching for her place. Playing Saturday, September 22 at 8:45pm.
In Unscriptured, Travis Bernhardt creates a completely improvised church service for a religion made up on the spot. Playing Sunday, September 23 at 6:00pm.
6. The Lady Show
Four fearless women bring a mix of sketch, stand-up, monologue, satirical news, and more to The Lady Show. Playing Sunday, September 23 at 7:45pm.