Company: Small Matters Productions, Edmonton, AB
Venue: Venue #9 - Shaw Performing Arts Centre (MTYP)
A wonderful show with a good heart.
This production should be a very big deal, once word-of-mouth hits the Fringe grounds. This is simply a wonderful piece with a good heart that deserves to be seen by everyone
The clown work is sublime as Rocket and Seashells personify the many and varied stages of falling in love. Using nothing more than simple props, cleverly placed pools of light and lots of mime and vocal effects, Rocket and Seashell show us the journey of how they fell in love, tackling each task with cartoonish glee.
Like all great clowns, they also display a vulnerability that, on many occasions, left the audience visibly affected. Their physical comedy is jaunty and imaginative, with a flashlight bit that is worth the price of admission alone.
Loaded with lush moments of poetic absurdity, this show is an absolute must see. No fooling.