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AI Love You
Playwright: Melanie Anne Ball
Adam and April are a regular 20-something couple, very nearly blissfully generic, aside from one important detail: one of the pair is an “artificially intelligent companion.” Their joyful veneer has begun to crack and they need YOU to decide the future of their relationship. Is the freedom of a robot or the will of a human more important?
For AI Love You:
***** “Magnificent, complex and beautifully addictive.” —Spy in the Stalls
**** “Emotionally charged, deeply moving piece ... I was left with goosebumps.” —West End Wilma
**** —London City Nights
***** “The perfect show.” —Theatre Box
Intellectual / Intimate / Shocking / 14+ / 75 minutes
The Robber Bridegroom: A Grimm Fairy Tale
Playwrights: The Brothers Grimm, adapted by Andrew G. Cooper
An impoverished miller seeks a better life for his only daughter by arranging her marriage to a wealthy stranger. She wants to help her family, but something wicked lurks in the woods where her bridegroom lives... Chimera Theatre brings back their dark adaptation of this classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale through puppetry and physical theatre.
“The Robber Bridegroom took what was already an eerie fairy tale to a new level … and had even skeptical audience members on the edge of their seats and scared.” —Kamloops This Week
“This is a show for you.” —The YYScene
The Saturday, September 14 performance will be live described by VocalEye for patrons with low vision.
Intense / Poetic / Shocking / 14+ / Violent Content / 60 minutes
This show is created by an underrepresented Artist.
The director/adapter and two of the performers are LGBTQ2+ and one of the performers is Métis.
How to Confront a Rhinoceros
Playwrights: Tyler Graham & Jocelyn Graham
An enormous protest erupts in the city of Freedomville when the newly elected rhinoceros mayor flies an offensive flag at City Hall. Citizens are forced to choose sides in an increasingly polarizing municipal debate. An all new one-man Orwellian dark comedy from Tinkerspace Theatre, winner of the 2015 Fringiest Show Award.
Funny / Weird / Shocking / 18+ / Coarse Language / Violent Content / Strobe Lights / 60 minutes
Sis Ne’ Bi -Yïz: Mother Bear Speaks
Instruments of Change
Playwright: Taninli Wright
Director: Julie McIsaac
Inspired by the true story of this Wet’suwet’en artist, who walked 1,600km across British Columbia to empower First Nations children and other marginalized youth. Guided by the spirits of her Tsets (Grandfather) and Sis Ne’ (Mother Bear), this captivating emerging artist weaves personal and ancestral narratives that cut to the heart of racist systems and intergenerational traumas, as she triumphs to find her own voice
Intense / Intimate / Shocking / 14+ / Violent Content / Sexual Content
A Dog’s Chance Productions
Playwight: Roneen Marcoux
Director: Tamara McCarthy
Annie just started working as a cocktail waitress in a country western bar. She’s worried her boss is going to fire her, if she doesn’t pick up the pace. Luckily, Maggie, a 20-year veteran of the drink pushing business, takes Annie under her wing. However, what Annie learns about working in bar is more than she bargained for.
Funny / Shocking / Tear-Jerker / 14+ / Coarse Language / Sexual Content / Violent Content