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10 shows found
Szeretlek: A Hungarian Love Story

The Grand Salto Theatre 
Toronto, Canada 
Playwrights: The Grand Salto Theatre 
thegrandsaltotheatre.com 
Romance blossoms in post WW2 Hungary when a school teacher from the city meets the village intellectual. The award winning Grand Salto Theatre brings this true family story to life with mask, movement, and song. 

Praise for The Grand Salto Theatre:
**** —Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“Stroke of genius ... Spur of the moment glee.” —Hoopla 

The performance on September 7 is half-price!

Warm and Fuzzy / Poetic / Intimate / 50 minutes / All Ages 

9/7/2017 To 9/17/2017
Habitats
Isabelle Kirouac & Nayana Fielkov 
Vancouver, Canada 
Playwrights: Isabelle Kirouac & Nayana Fielkov 
threelittlereddots.org/habitats
Accompanied by a mysterious white hare, a woman travels through time to find home in an unknown world. Habitats is a show for all ages blending physical comedy, acrobatic stilts, contemporary dance, and shadow puppetry. It is about the magic we carry with us and the ways we find stability in a world of continuous transformation.  
 
The performance on September 7 is half-price!

Funny / Family Friendly / Poetic / 45 minutes / All Ages 
9/7/2017 To 9/17/2017
Chris & Travis

Chris & Travis 
Vancouver, Canada 
Playwrights: Chris Ross & Travis Bernhardt 
travisbernhardt.com 
Multiple Pick-of-the-Fringe winner Travis Bernhardt and Chris Ross scribble outside the lines of improv comedy with their high energy, hilarious, and surreal two-man show. Their extreme physicality, endearingly strange characters, and commitment to entertain by any means necessary have surprised and delighted audiences across Canada. 

“You’ve never seen an improv show like this before.” —Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Selected for the 2017 Paper Street Improv Festival
Selected for the 2015 and 2016 Vancouver International Improv Festival 

The performance on September 8 is half-price!

Funny / Silly / Weird / 45 minutes / All Ages 

9/7/2017 To 9/17/2017
The Secret Of Castle Alphabet

HeARTbeat Theatre Productions 
Calgary, Canada 
Playwright: Adam Schnell 
heartbeattheatre.com 
Mea happens upon a mysterious old castle, unearthing the legend that one day, a true heir of the lost kingdom will return. This fantastical, imaginative story shows kids that each of them have the ability to change someone's world by being the best version of themselves. Good fun for kids and adults alike! You can dress up in your best castle garb! 

“A variety of comical characters, frequent and entertaining set and costume changes, and thought-provoking content delivered in a light, humorous style.” —Victoria Daniel, Brander Garden School 

The performance on September 12 is half-price!

Funny / Silly / Family Friendly / 55 minutes / All Ages 

9/8/2017 To 9/16/2017
Beaver Dreams

Lost & Found Puppet Co. 
Vancouver, Canada 
Playwright: Maggie Winston 
lostandfoundpuppets.com 
A schtick you can to sink your teeth into. Winner of two and nominated for five Montreal Fringe Awards. Une famille. Generation after generation. Beavers. Les castors! Sharing the same land, the same lake, and the same nightmare depicting commercial development threatening their corner of paradise in the Laurentians, Quebec. Get wet at the best dam show! 

“Nothing less than brilliant.” —Savage Clown Montreal
“A very funny, creative piece worth catching!” —Daily Hive Montreal
“Everyone was simply in love, it won a ton of awards.” —Montreal Rampage 

The performance on September 9 is half-price!

Silly / Warm and Fuzzy / Family Friendly / 50 minutes / All Ages 

Underrepresented artist: Bilingual FR/EN

9/8/2017 To 9/17/2017
Figmentally

Figment
Oakland, USA
Playwright: Figment
figmentally.com 
Imagine Charlie Chaplin stumbled into a Salvador Dalí painting.

Dive into the world of a curious writer whose uncontrollable story takes over her life. Figments of imagination are born from her pen, walking a wavering line between reality and fantasy. Part comedy, circus, magic, unexpected puppetry, acrobatic dance, cookies, and audience immersion.
 
Figmentally is a figment of your imagination that you will want to play over and over again ... A physical theatre experience unlike any other you have seen.” —The Road to 1,000 with Marc Gonzalez 
“Combined physical comedy, mime, magic, juggling, dance, and clown antics into a delightful and whimsical romp.” —Indie Voice Blog

The performance on September 10 is half-price!

Funny / Weird / Family Friendly / 60 minutes / All Ages 

9/8/2017 To 9/16/2017
Pint of Life

Michael Yichao 
Seattle, USA
Playwright: Michael Yichao 
MichaelYichao.com/pintoflife 
One performer. One audience member. One pint of ice cream. One improvised play. Completely made up on the spot, Pint of Life celebrates the aspirations and achievements of a stranger and seeks to bring us all a little closer together—over a pint of ice cream. 

Michael Yichao has performed Pint of Life at theaters across the US and has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe. This is his first Vancouver Fringe appearance. 

The performance on September 8 is half-price!

Funny / Warm and Fuzzy / Intimate / 60 minutes / All Ages 

9/8/2017 To 9/16/2017
'Tween Earth and Sky

Windwhistle Theatre 
Nevada City, USA 
Playwright: Mark Lyon 
windwhistletheatre.com 
From a clever lad’s attempt to outwit a leprechaun, to stones which weep tears of regret over an ill-starred romance, to a ruined aristocrat’s desperate bargain with the Devil, and a young rake’s harrowing journey with a talking corpse, Mark Lyon’s dramatization of four Irish tales of the supernatural weaves an unforgettable spell of enchantment. 

The performance on September 9 is half-price!

“He is a master storyteller.” —Victoria Times Colonist
“One man, Mark Lyon, a born storyteller and charismatic tenor carried the audience in his palms.” —Prince George Free Press 

Funny / Family Friendly / Poetic / 60 minutes / All Ages

9/8/2017 To 9/16/2017
The Birdmann: BIRDHOUSE

Downunderground 
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Playwright: Trent Baumann 
thebirdmann.com.au
Fly to the future in a live cartoon action comedy adventure with live music and cool variety from Australia and Japan that is totally out of this world!

“Surprising images and a memorable communal experience. Recommended.” —the Georgia Straight
“Good natured stage presence and eye for visual splendour made the show worth it.” —Vancouver Sun 
“What a fringe show should look like ... King of the Fringe.” —Showbill
***** —Times Colonist

Winner Best Circus: Melbourne Fringe
Nominee Original Comedy: Edinburgh Fringe
Nominee Best Comedy: Montreal Fringe  

The performance on September 9 is half-price!

Funny / Family Friendly / Poetic / 40 minutes / All Ages

9/9/2017 To 9/17/2017
Bushel and Peck

Alastair Knowles 
Vancouver, Canada 
Playwrights: Alastair Knowles & Stephanie Morin-Robert
stephaniemorinrobert.com/bushelandpeck 
Alastair Knowles (of Canadian Comedy Award winning James & Jamesy) and Stephanie Morin-Robert (five-time Best of Fest winner) stage their relationship with wide-eyed wonder and odd innocence.

Winning Best Cast (London) and Best Choreography (Montreal) Bushel and Peck is “the perfect tonic for whatever ails your mind.” —London Free Press 
“A complete original. ... It’s like watching kittens play... weird yet wondrous to watch. ...  Bushel and Peck is a unique, skillful, indescribable, wonderful show. ... A masterpiece.” —Montreal Rampage         

Funny / Weird / Poetic / 75 minutes / All Ages 

9/11/2017 To 9/17/2017