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Cry-Baby: The Musical: Pick of the Fringe

Awkward Stage Productions 
Vancouver, Canada 
Book by Mark O’Donnell & Thomas Meehan, Music by David Javerbaum & Adam Schlesinger 
awkwardstageproductions.com 
Based on the John Waters film, Cry-Baby: The Musical focuses on Baltimore teenager Allison Vernon-Williams, who is drawn across the tracks from her 1954 finishing-school background into a relationship with the orphaned Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker, the leader of a pack of rebel outcasts.

A Tony Award Nominated show by a Pick of the Fringe winning company. 
 
Funny / Musical / In Your Face / 90 minutes / 14+ / Coarse Language / Sexual Content
    

9/23/2017 6:45 PM
Bombay Black by Anosh Irani: Pick of the Fringe

Raghupriya Society 
Burnaby, Canada
Playwright: Anosh Irani  
The lives of an Indian exotic dancer and her embittered mother are altered when a blind stranger visits them. Poetic, mythic, and brave, Anosh Irani’s 2006 multiple Dora Award-winning Bombay Black is a searing play set in the bitter reality of India. Funny, violent, humane, and directed by Mumbai-born, Fringe award winning producer Rohit Chokhani.

Rohit Chokhani’s prior Fringe award-winning production work in different capacities includes: Siddhartha:  A Journey Home, winner of the Talk of the Fringe Award, and Mrs. Singh and Me, winner of the Pick of the Fringe Award. 

Starring Nimet Kanji as Padma, Agam Darshi as Apsara, and Munish Sharma as Kamal
This is a Canadian Actors' Equity Association Production under the Festival Policy

Bombay Black  premiered in January 2006 at the Theatre Centre, Toronto. It was commissioned and developed by Nightswimming Theatre and produced by Cahoots Theatre Projects. It was workshopped and given a public reading at On the Verge, 2005 (National Arts Centre, Ottawa). The playwright is extremely grateful to the Canada
Council for the Arts for generous support.

Bombay Black  is staged by arrangement with Pam Winter, Gary Goddard Agency, www.garygoddardagency.com.

Funny / Poetic / Multicultural / 100 minutes / 14+ / Coarse Language / Sexual Content / Violent Content / Smoke Fog

Underrepresented artist: Performed by culturally diverse actors - this production engages with the members of the blind community and the South Asian community and will take you on a journey into their world.

9/23/2017 9:00 PM
Multiple Organism: Pick of the Fringe

Mind of a Snail Puppet Co. 
Vancouver, Canada 
Playwrights: Mind of a Snail Puppet Co. 
mindofasnail.org 
Mind of a Snail’s risquést show yet! A gender and genre bending surrealist comedy for adults: live projections, puppetry, and an original musical score. Use your invagination! Another large scale shadow theatre performance from the award-winning creators of Curious Contagious (2016), Caws & Effect (2014), and Against Gravity (2013): 

***** “Delightful, innovative, and beautiful.” —Winnipeg Free Press
***** “Pushing the boundaries—not only of what stories we tell, but also the ways in which we tell them.” —Vue Weekly 

Funny / Weird / Shocking / 60 minutes / 18+ / Nudity

9/24/2017 6:00 PM
Chris & Travis: Pick of the Fringe

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 


Funny / Silly / Weird / 45 minutes / All Ages 

9/24/2017 7:45 PM
The Fringe Cabaret October

The Fringe Festival has an addictive quality. Patrons gorge on theatre and artists riff off each others’ work. And just like the patrons, artists can’t wait for the Fringe—that’s why there’s now a series of Fringe Cabarets! Created by Fringe alumni, this variety show includes a mix of sketch, storytelling, dance, burlesque, clown, and more with different themes and artists at every performance including Jeff Leard, Sydney Hayduk, Fraz Wiest, Tristan Helgason, Andrew Bailey, Tara Travis, Jayson McDonald, Cory Thibert, Linnea Gwiazda, Valerie Cotic, David C. Jones, Natalie Watson, and more!

10/31/2017 8:00 PM
The Fringe Cabaret December

The Fringe Festival has an addictive quality. Patrons gorge on theatre and artists riff off each others’ work. And just like the patrons, artists can’t wait for the Fringe—that’s why there’s now a series of Fringe Cabarets! Created by Fringe alumni, this variety show includes a mix of sketch, storytelling, dance, burlesque, clown, and more with different themes and artists at every performance including Jeff Leard, Sydney Hayduk, Fraz Wiest, Tristan Helgason, Andrew Bailey, Tara Travis, Jayson McDonald, Cory Thibert, Linnea Gwiazda, Valerie Cotic, David C. Jones, Natalie Watson, and more!

12/8/2017 8:00 PM