Monthly Archives: June 2018

Mtl Fringe: Game of Crohn’s

Written and performed by Dan Rosen. Directed by Alison Louder Montreal Improv Espace B In titular terms, “thrones” have been nudged aside in the interests of punning for Dan Rosen’s Game of Crohn’s. There’s a throne on the stage though: … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: Kate Hammer Wants to Be INFEMOUS

Written and performed by Kate Hammer. Directed by Kay Komizara Théâtre d’aujourd’hui Host and producer of the monthly women-and-non-binary sketch show, Infemous, Kate Hammer brings a 50 minute taste of it to the Fringe. Featuring one woman (Hammer) and one … Continue reading

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Fringe Mtl: Tarot Live!

Written and performed by Jesse Stong Mainline Theatre Those of a skeptical bent might find it hard to keep their inner Richard Dawkins at bay while watching Tarot Live!, a one-man interactive show from Jesse Stong. Stong, “Canada’s favorite psychic,” … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: Becoming Magic Mike, An Action Adventure Comedy

    Written and performed by DK Reinemer Petit Campus This might be the year of #MeToo Fringe shows, but there’s still plenty of room for bro humour and beefcake flaunting. Take Becoming Magic Mike, a mash-up of Soderbergh’s buff … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: CLIO

Produced by Puppets Not Patriarchy Black Theatre Workshop Studio You’re unlikely to meet anybody, or anything, cuter than CLIO this Fringe season. She looks like a baby xenomorph covered in velvet, she’s open, friendly and endlessly curious, and she exists … Continue reading

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Mtl Fringe: Giant and Angry

Written and performed by Gillian English. Directed by Jon Bennett Playing at Theatre St. Catherine. Call it the Network moment, with a #MeToo twist. Several of the shows I’ve seen so far tackle questions of consent with, initially, a jokey … Continue reading

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FTA: Windigo

Presented by Lara Kramer Danse Espace Libre, May 31 to June 1, 2018 Two men, possibly vagrants, while away their time in a setting that represents a cold indifferent universe. But there’s no Beckettian music-hall patter in Oji-Cree artist Lara … Continue reading

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