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What’s On (Edmonton Fringe): Shirley Gnome – Real Mature – Heartichoke Arts

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What’s On (Edmonton Fringe): Shirley Gnome – Real Mature – Heartichoke Arts

with more than just an edge of raunchiness

Vancouver’s own “chanteuse-provocatrice,” the blonde, bawdy and brilliantly funny musician, Shirley Gnome, debuts at the Edmonton Fringe fresh off acclaimed gigs in Montreal and Winnipeg.
Armed only with a guitar this comedian takes the wine soaked truths shared privately between women and weaves them into a night of catchy and beautifully performed songs. With the “voice of a goddess” (Three weeks – Edinburgh Fringe) she delivers her observations on love, sex, romance and desire with an ephemeral beauty that contrast with the profanities laced into her clever lyrics.

Hilarious, endearing, thought provoking and honest to the point of shock, Gnome’s music has had audiences all over North America and the UK in hysterics, often in spite of their own modesty.

Anyone attending the Fringe Festival won’t have the full experience unless they go see ‘Shirley Gnome – Real Mature’.

Backstage Theatre, 10330 84th Avenue Edmonton

Friday Aug 14th        7:00pm                                    Thursday Aug 20th   2:45 pm
Sunday Aug 16th      3:00pm                                    Saturday Aug 22nd    8:00pm
Monday Aug 17th     5:00pm                                    Sunday Aug 23rd       8:00pm
Weds Aug19th          1:15pm                         



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