Fringe Fest Previews
Little Orange Man
SNAFU Dance Theatre • Victoria, BC
By Ingrid Hansen & Kathleen Greenfield
Physical Theatre • 75 minutes • All Ages
From SNAFU: co-creator of THE GINGER NINJAS & multiple Pick-of-The-Fringe Winner. Prepare yourself for Kitt, whose world-view has been informed as much by her grandfather's gruesome folktales as by Google and quantum theory.
Tara Firm and the Lunar War Chronicles
Launch Pad Productions• Victoria, BC
by David Radford Comedy/Adventure • 70 minutes
PG 14 (Coarse Language, Cartoony Violence)
Gear up! Goggles on! It's 1918 and you're going to the Moon! Join buxom bombshell Tara Firm in the high flying battle against Lunar Militarism. It's Indiana Jones meets Futurama. Featuring Charlie (One Man Star Wars) Ross, Rod Peter Jr., David Radford, Chris Cooley, and Christina Patterson as the rivet popping Tara Firm.
Spitting In The Face Of The Devil
John Montgomery Theatre Company • New York, USA
By Bob Brader
Drama • 80 minutes
Adults Only" "Coarse Language, Adult Themes
In this daring, uplifting and comedic solo show, acclaimed New York monologist Bob Brader tells the gripping, totally true story of discovering that his charismatic ex-Marine father is a pedophile.
Andrew Bailey • Victoria BC
By Andrew Bailey
Solo Comedy • 55 minutes
PG 14+ (Coarse Language)
After a near death experience Andrew Bailey ("Scrupulosity", "Atomic Vaudeville") is determined to live every moment to the fullest. He solves the meaning of life in the first minute, then unsolves it for the next fifty-four. "Limbo" won the 2010 Vancouver Fringe Critics' Choice Award. Directed by Britt Small ("Atomic Vaudeville", "Ride the Cyclone")
Rolling Stock Theatre • Victoria, BC
by Peter Boychuk
Drama • 50 minutes
PG 14+ (Coarse Language)
Set after the state funeral for Pierre Elliot Trudeau, FORTUNATE SON is about how Justin Trudeau gave a speech and inherited a nation. "Sweet all-Canadian treat!" - Vancouver Sun; Best of the Fest - ACToberfest Theatre Festival; Winner of the Stanley Mill Purchase Prize; Honourable Mention at the Canadian National Playwriting Competition.
The Fabulous Miss Rosie Bitts
Best Bitts Productions • Victoria, BC
By J. Mclaughlin, Rosie Bitts, Wes Borg
Burlesque, Music, Theatre • 60 minutes
Adults Only (Extremely Coarse Language, Adult Themes, Nudity)
The audience awaits Rosie Bitts, burlesque star. They're here for her voice, her costumes, to see if she'll take off her clothes... so are the police. If she does, they'll shut the place down. Combining burlesque, music and theatre Rosie explores the politics of female nudity, in an examination of the fight against misunderstanding and censorship still felt by today's performers.