Friday, July 3, 2020

2019 Vancouver Fringe

Tim Motley performs as his alter-ego in Crazy for Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation.

Fringe review: Crazy for Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation is more style than...

Magician Tim Motley has his film noir patter down in (Sam) spades. I only wish his magic and mind reading skills were as engaging. Called...
Jon Bennett surprises with some decent storytelling in sophomoric-titled show.

Fringe review: Pretending Things Are a Cock surprises with its storytelling

Pretending Things Are a Cock was not a show I sought, but it was the show that fit my day two Fringe schedule. With...
Shawn O'Hara is back with another lecture in Advanced Field Zoology for Beginners.

Fringe review: Advanced Field Zoology for Beginners is one funny lecture

In case you miss it, there is a giant clue to what you can expect with the juxtaposition of words in the title for...
Dion Arnold in How I Killed My Nan.

Fringe review: How I Killed My Nan is as funny as it is touching

Many comedians struggle with a solid couple of minutes of material. Dion Arnold manages a full sixty in his laugh-out-loud How I Killed My...
The audience is led on The Trophy Hunt at the Vancouver Fringe Festival.

Fringe review: The Trophy Hunt needs better connective tissue

Don’t be fooled by the silliness of its introduction. The Trophy Hunt is not a comedy. Taking place outside on the grounds around Granville Island’s...
Willi Carlisle performs in his one-person show There Ain't No More. Photo by Robin Farrin.

Fringe review: Willi Carlisle’s musicianship impresses in There Ain’t No More

Willi Carlisle is an impressive musician. Equally at home on the guitar as he is on the banjo, fiddle, harmonica, and accordion, his performances...
Vancouver Fringe Festival

A taste of the Fringe: live from Granville Island

The 2019 Vancouver Fringe Festival officially gets underway today. With 101 shows to choose from there is something for every theatre-goer over the festival's...

#FringeDuJour: OLD-ish

Tell us about OLD-ish. My show is a one-woman comedy about aging and death only way funnier. OLD-ish is about eyeing that final curtain with...
The Moaning Yoni

#FringeDuJour: The Moaning Yoni

Tell us about The Moaning Yoni. The Moaning Yoni tells the story of a young college student named Zoë who is just trying to fit in, until...
The Robber Bridegroom: A Grimm Fairy Tale. Photo by Barbara Zimonick.

#FringeDuJour: The Robber Bridegroom: A Grimm Fairy Tale

Tell us about The Robber Bridegroom: A Grimm Fairy Tale. The Robber Bridegroom: A Grimm Fairy Tale is a dark retelling of a classic Brothers...

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