Tuesday, January 28, 2020

2017 Vancouver Fringe

Slumber Here

Fringe Review: Slumber Here

Full marks for creativity and fun as audiences enter the fairyland of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, in an immersive Slumber Here at Granville Island's...

Fringe review: The Inventor of All Things

The Inventor of All Things is a huge departure for Fringe regular, Jem Rolls. Having seen Rolls perform his poetry at previous fringes, it was...

Fringe review: Graceless Grace

As playwright and performer Natalie Collins says in her program notes, we all know a Graceless Grace. She is the person growing up who has...
7 Ways to Die

Fringe review: 7 Ways to Die, a love story

As a woman attempts suicide, she is never quite successful. As the title suggests, there are at least seven ways in which she tries...

Fringe review: Just Not That Woman adds nothing new

Just Not That Woman felt very much like my Facebook feed over the past twelve months, like-minded folk oversharing articles and commenting ad nauseam on...
Jessica Gabriel in Multiple Organism. Photo by Chloe Ziner.

Fringe review: Multiple Organism is inventive

I have a confession to make. I've used a very similar title to describe the work of Mind of a Snail before. Like the company's...

Fringe review: A Soldier’s War is a devastating memoir

Based on the wartime letters and stories from playwright Josh Ramsden’s grandfather (the grandson also directs and performs in the play), A Soldier’s War...

#FringeDuJour: Fin

It seems somehow fitting our final #FringeDuJour for 2017 is a play called Fin. After years of focusing our playful, absurd style on softer topics...
Vancouver Fringe Festivalvideo

A live sneak peek at this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival

Vancouver Presents contributing editor Mark Robins went live on Granville Island to give you a sneak peak at this year's Vancouver Fringe Festival. Mark's guests...

#FringeDuJour: Bondage

One of the most audacious and thought-provoking plays by Asian American playwright, David Henry Hwang, Bondage deals with issues of sexual power dynamics and...

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