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Fringe Review: GARY

60 minutes |Comedy, Drama | Mature GARY defies description for a number of reasons. To give away too much of the plot would diminish the experience, for one thing. Explaining every detail of what happens would take nearly as long as the show itself — there’s a lot going on in just an hour, on […]

Fringe Review: GARY

By Julia Bueneman 54 min | Comedy, Drama | Mature Never in Fringe history have I seen such well-portrayed, realistic, and beautifully sexual characters move so elegantly in large Hawaiian shirts. GARY is a fun, sexy, riveting, and driven show about three friends cleaning up the aftermath post a gay uncle’s wake. Dubbed a “Sexistential Crisis”, this […]

Happiness™ returns to Arts Court for one week only

According to James Lemon and Peter Barrell, a couple of “Happiness Crusaders” for HPL, the worldwide self-help conglomerate at the centre of Happiness™, the driving question of the millennium is: “Can you really affect personal change from the outside in?” and the answer is a resounding “yup!” The performance uses both the Arts Court Studio and […]

undercurrents festival: Jerk It is a straight to the point exercise in storytelling

The concept of Jerk It: A Collection of Masturbation Stories (by Tony Adams, Madeleine Boyes-Manseau and Cory Thibert, of May Can Theatre) is a straight to the point exercise in storytelling: anonymously crowd-sourced personal stories of masturbation are read by five different performers; no sets or costumes, just unselfconscious readings of unselfconsciously written stories, a […]

FreshMeat: Serving bite-sized theatre with a brew

Grab your drink and take your seats as FreshMeat2 Theatre rolls in to town for not one but two consecutive weekends October 17-19 and 24-26. The pop-up festival brings 14 top theatre companies together to showcase brand spanking new short and sharp edgy works in a single, comfortable and ‘serving’ venue. Keeping it fresh the 14 […]