Comedy

...like nobody's watching

Jake Simonds
55min

Tom Hanks had Wilson. Jake Simonds has Spalding. Inspired by survival-in-isolation cinema and the monologues of Spalding Gray (“Swimming to Cambodia," Wooster Group), ...like nobody's watching is a funny show about loneliness.

A Nightmare on East Hastings

Bessie-Jean Productions
60min

Bill’s been busy since he was at the London Fringe in 2014. He’s proud to return with an autobiographical comedy about his misadventures while managing residential properties in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside “Canada’s most notorious neighbourhood”.

“I Hate Bill Pats”. Winner Most Fringe Show - London Fringe.

“Deliciously entertaining” London Free Press

Art of Astonishment

Keith Brown
60min

       Expect the unexpected from world-class Magician Keith Brown. He’s inspired wonder in over 18 countries and counting. Toronto’s BEST magician and he’s not even from Toronto! See it to believe it!

    "Hotter Than Potter!" - CBC

    "You're Incredible!" - Dave Grohl

    “Magic done right” – Theatre in London

Art of War

Brant Theatre Workshops
55min

This exciting new play combines Lawren Harris’ own poetry, theatre scenes, live visual art and entertaining audience participation.

The play tells the story of Lawren Harris during World War 1 and the impact war had on the artists that gave birth to the Group of Seven. This lively look at our cultural icons is unique and fascinating.

Attention Seeker

That's Enough Drama
60min

The painfully shy joke-writer for a famous British comic crashes into the Standup spotlight… and the rest is history (except history is normally written by the winners). A regrettably true story about mental distraction & ego destruction.

★★★★★ “incredibly smart, funny” Edmonton Journal

"Hugely talented, a cut above most storytellers" CBC

AWKWARD HUG

Cory Thibert
60min

Award-winning actor, writer and storytelling champion Cory Thibert, embodies his 19-year-old self as he uncovers the truth behind what sets his family apart in this coming-of-age story with a twist.

Hilarious. Honest. Impactful.

By the co-creator of:

Happiness™ - ★★★★★ (Winnipeg Free Press)
Wolves > Boys - ★★★★★ (CBC)

Bad Habits

A Little Bit Off
60min

From the 20-time award-winning company that brought you Beau & Aero and Bella Culpa (Edmonton Fringe Best of Fest 2015 & 2016) - a NUNsensical show about two sisters of faith struggling to find the light... and stay in it. We pray you'll join us. "Physical comedy at its best" -London Free Press

Beaver Dreams (La Fièvre du Castor)

Lost & Found Puppet Co.
60min

A schtick to sink your teeth into. WINNER of 2, NOMINATED for 5 Montreal Fringe Awards. Generation after generation. BEAVERS. Sharing the same land, the same lake, and the same nightmare depicting commercial development threatening their corner of paradise in the Laurentians, Quebec. Get wet at the best dam show!

 

Puppetry, Clown, Bilingual FR/EN, Projected animation, Verbatim storytelling

Calum and the Whale

OrbitFriendly
55min

A young man in search of viral video fame plans an ultimate, adrenaline junkie stunt. Close to the shores of Cape Breton Island, he befriends a curious humpback whale with a huge hunger for adventure. This original musical features an east coast flavour with a dynamic, experienced cast.