Our picks this week: Multiple Organism, Ladies Against Humanity & Hot House

Multiple Organism (Mar 19-30)

Who: Mind of a Snail Puppet Co.
What: Multiple Organism
Where: Vancity Culture Lab (1895 Venables St, Vancouver)
When: March 19-30
Why: Winner of the Cultchivating the Fringe and the 2018 Critic’s Choice Innovation Award, Mind of a Snail uses overhead projectors, puppets, video, and a half-naked body for a show our reviewer called “inventive”. More information at thecultch.com.

“There’s a new conversation happening about sex and power right now. This show is our queer little contribution.” - Mind of a Snail creators, Jessica Gabriel and Chloé Ziner. Photo by Chloe Ziner.
“There’s a new conversation happening about sex and power right now. This show is our queer little contribution.” – Mind of a Snail creators, Jessica Gabriel and Chloé Ziner. Photo by Chloe Ziner.

Ladies Against Humanity (Mar 20)

Who: The Fictionals
What: Ladies Against Humanity
Where: Rio Theatre (1660 East Broadway, Vancouver)
When: March 20
Why: Proving women can be just as horrible as men, The Fictionals present an all-female edition of its live Cards Against Humanity battle to crown the most horrible person woman in Vancouver. More information at thefictionals.com.

The Fictionals present an all-female version of its popular Improv Against Humanity series. Photo courtesy The Fictionals.
Who runs the world? Te Fictionals present an all-female version of its popular Improv Against Humanity series. Photo courtesy The Fictionals.

Hot House (Mar 21-31)

Who: Studio 58
What: Hot House
Where: Studio 58 @ Langara College (100 West 49th Ave, Vancouver)
When: March 21-31
Why: In this new initiative from Langara College’s theatre school, senior acting and production students explore the theme of betrayal while taking on the entire production cycle by themselves, with the help of mentors. More information at studio58.ca.

"I love the concept behind Hot House as it creates possibilities for the students to be the leaders and drivers of the stories. They get to work together, learn and grow as artists." - director and mentor Fay Nass. Photo by David Cooper.
“I love the concept behind Hot House as it creates possibilities for the students to be the leaders and drivers of the stories. They get to work together, learn and grow as artists.” – director and mentor Fay Nass. Photo by David Cooper.