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What’s On (Edmonton): 2015 Edmonton Fringe Festival Holdovers announced

What’s On (Edmonton): 2015 Edmonton Fringe Festival Holdovers announced

Gidion’s Knot by Johnna Addams, produced by Chorus Theatre. Beth Graham and Liana Shannon featured, photo by Al Gadowsky.

Holdover performances for a variety of venues have been announced.

At the ATB Financial Arts Barns:

(Tickets available at fringetheatre.ca or 780-409-1910)

Caws and Effect
Company: Mind of a Snail Puppet Co.
 
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | 7:30pm
Thursday, August 27, 2015 | 9:00pm
Venue: Westbury Theatre | ATB Financial Arts Barns (10330-84 Avenue)
Description: Crows are re-dreaming the world. Is the future all it’s cracked up to be? Large scale shadow theatre from a bird’s eye view. Funny, beautiful and unique, with handmade layered projections, puppetry, masks, & original music.
Advisories: Recommended for adults and kids 7+.
 
God Is A Scottish Drag Queen III
Company: Mike Delamont
 
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | 9:00pm
Thursday, August 27, 2015 | 7:30pm
Venue: Westbury Theatre | ATB Financial Arts Barns (10330-84 Avenue)
Description: Edmonton’s favourite Deity in a power suit returns to skewer everything from evangelists to the 10 commandments in an all new and unforgettable hour of comedy. You don’t need to have seen the first two to fall in love with this God.
Advisories: Adult Language, Religious Content
 
Valentine’s Train
Company: The CKUA Radio Network Players
 
Friday, August 28, 2015 | 7:30pm
Venue: Westbury Theatre | ATB Financial Arts Barns (10330-84 Avenue)
Description: James gets a too-good-to-be-true job working for the mysterious Mr. Valentine on the Canadian Railway, very quickly the trouble starts and he and his fiancée Midred are torn apart. From the creators of the hit fringe play “Forget Me Not”, this new comedic musical misadventure is broadcast “live” from CKUA.
 
In Search of Cruise Control
Company: Gangland Productions
 
Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 9:30pm
Venue: Westbury Theatre | ATB Financial Arts Barns (10330-84 Avenue)
Description: In this true story, Gangl recounts all the mistakes he should have made during high school but instead makes at the age of twenty-eight during a four month cruise contract.
Advisories: Sexual Content, Adult Language, Religious Content
 
Edgar Allan
Company: The Coldharts
 
Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 9:00pm
Sunday, August 30, 2015 | 2:00pm
Venue: Westbury Theatre | ATB Financial Arts Barns (10330-84 Avenue)
Description: Eleven year old Edgar Allan has only one goal: to be the most remarkable boy at boarding school. He has only one obstacle: Edgar Allan. A manic lullabye inspired by the childhood and short stories of Edgar Allan Poe, from the creators of “The Legend of White Woman Creek.”
 
MAN UP!
Company: Next Stage Productions
 
Friday, August 28, 2015 | 11:00pm
Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 10:30pm
Venue: Westbury Theatre | ATB Financial Arts Barns (10330-84 Avenue)
Description: Sexuality. Masculinity. Vulnerability. Authenticity. Nothing’s off-limits as four men bravely rise to new heights and master the dark art of dancing in heels. Sinfully FLAWLESS, gender-f*cking and insatiable, this powerhouse show is for everyone who dares to walk in their own shoes – especially fabulous ones. #MANHEELS
Advisories: Sexual Content, Adult Language, Strobe Lights
 

AT The Auditorium at Campus Saint-Jean

(Tickets available from tixonthesquare.ca or 780-420-1757
or from the Varscona Theatre at 780-433-3399)

Hey, Countess!
Company: Teatro la Quindicina
Tuesday, August 25 – Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 7:00pm
Venue: Auditorium at Campus Saint-Jean (8406 91st Street)
Description: Further embracing the spirit of questing and embracing what’s new, Teatro presents as our 2015 Fringe offering a revival of Stewart Lemoine’s Hey, Countess!, not seen since 2006. In this fleetly paced road trip of a play, a lawyer at loose ends with his own life sets out on a surprise transcontinental quest for consumer justice, accompanied by the unruffled assistant manager of a local multiplex cinema. Andrew MacDonald-Smith is the nobly disenfranchised Nick and Mathew Hulshof the affably stalwart Sam. Original cast members Cheryl Jameson and Davina Stewart return to play a veritable whirlwind of women who aid, abet, and occasionally impede the fellas on their quest for enlightenment.
 

AT HOly Trinity Anglican Church

(Tickets avaialable from the church at 780-433-5530 ext. 5)

Blackpool and Parrish
Company: ACME Theatre
Wednesday August 26, 2015 | 7:30pm
Thursday August 27, 2015 | 7:30pm
Venue: Lower Hall | Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037 – 84th Avenue)
Description: David Belke’s classic comedy returns! The Apocalypse is due at tea-time tomorrow and it’s time for Good and Evil to pass their jobs on to their unprepared offspring. A side-splitting Apocalyptic comedy about Good & Evil, Enemies & Lovers, Fate & Free Will and a really good game of Chess.
 
Gidion’s Knot
Company: ACME Theatre
Friday August 28, 2015 | 7:30pm
Saturday August 29, 2015 | 7:30pm
Venue: Lower Hall | Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037 – 84th Avenue)
Description: Chorus Productions, Critics Award winner for Outstanding Fringe Production 2011 & 2013, is back with another powerful drama. A grieving mother and an emotionally overwhelmed primary school teacher have a fraught conversation about Gidion, who may have been severely bullied—or he may have been the abuser. “suspense in bucketloads”-Washington Post
 
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