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Friday, August 15, 2014

Behold! Atlantic Fringe Festival's 2014 program

350 performances, 60 shows, totally uncurated beauty

Posted By on Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Get your scrolling finger ready, the list is a doozy! Advance tickets are now available online at atlanticfringe.ca. All tickets are $10 or less. Catch a sampler show on August 28 at Neptune Studio Theatre, one minute from about every show. Whirlwind!

The 24th Atlantic Fringe program is:

click to enlarge Adversary - BRITT SMALL
  • Britt Small
  • Adversary

The Adversary by Andrew Bailey. Drama • Parental Guidance. 55 min • $10

Award-winning comedian Andrew Bailey draws on a decade’sexperience as an inner city church caretaker to explore how justice is brought to those who don’t call the police. “Finally, a storyteller with something to say.” –Edmonton Journal. “Outstanding Production” and “Outstanding Performance” -2013 Toronto Fringe. “Best Fringe Production” –Victoria Critics Choice Spotlight Awards 2013.

The Bus Stop Theatre
Friday Aug. 29 - 6pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 3:30pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 9:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 2:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 7:30pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 7:30pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 10:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 3:00pm

Aesop in Action By Kevin Gerald Connors. Comedy • All Ages. 55 min • $8

Have you ever asked yourself: Could a tortoise really beat a hare? What do lions and mice have in common? And what’s the harm in nursing a snake? Well, Aesop has the answers for you... and more! That wacky ancient Grecian is up to it again. Now, writing for his more contemporary fan. His fables are now on-stage in-action and packed full of morals for you to take home.

Fort Massey United Church Gym
Saturday Aug. 30 - 7:15pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 2:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 8:00pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 8:25pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 6:15pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 5:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 3:15pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 3:30pm

Androidgynous by Ian Mullan. Comedy • Parental Guidance. 45 min • $5

Riley loves robots. Gears, wires, and cold metal turn his crank. Mechanics press his buttons. But when Riley’s home made robot becomes self-aware, will it love him back?

Plan B
Friday Aug. 29 - 6:45pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 4:45pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 9:40pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 10:40pm

Broadway the 13th By Tricia Black. Comedy • All Ages. 55 min • $8

A group of college friends get together on Friday the 13th in a remote cabin to write a Broadway review. Their peaceful weekend takes a turn for the worse as they are haunted by ghosts of Broadway past.

Neptune Studio Theatre
Friday Aug. 29 - 4:15pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 4:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 4:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 7:00pm
Wednesday Sep 3 - 7:15pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 6:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 4:15pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 2:00pm

“Bud Hunter says comma quote If I was king of theworld dot dot dot end quote” by Bud Hunter. Comedy • Parental Guidance. 45 min • $4

“Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,” Shakespeare wrote. But, the guy was clearly a hack. Myself, I’d love a shot at wearing one for a while. I’m even sitting on 10 top-down, reform measures that I’d turn into royal edicts, before the ink on my coronation certificate had a chance to dry. I call these measures my Ten Demandments, and, I’ll explain them in my show.

The Living Room
Friday Aug. 29 - 10:40pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 10:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 9:30pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 7:00pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 6:45pm

Choca (Cry Baby) by Kayla Subica. Drama • Parental Guidance. 60 min • $10

One girl’s hilarious adventure to reunite with her estranged Portuguese grandma. Relatable, heartwarming and very tell it like it is, you’ll fall in love with these characters. Capeesh?

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Friday Aug. 29 - 8:15pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 7:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 8:20pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 6:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 9:45pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 8:30pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 6:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 5:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 8:15pm
Sunday Sep. 7 -2:00pm

Country Song by Lee-Anne Poole. 55 min • $Pay What You Want

A love letter to country music and the good ol’ boys that come with it. Sharing some of Lee-Anne’s own stabs at the genre and stories of family, Poole conquers some fears and re-imagines who you can be. “Poole had the audience eating from her hands from the first strum of her guitar and held them there with her humour and grace.” -The Coast. “spellbinds audiences -Chronicle Herald

The Company House
Friday Aug. 29 - 7:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 7:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 7:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 7:00pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 7:00pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 7:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 7:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 7:00pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 7:00pm

The Curator by Make ‘em Ups Improv Co. Comedy • Parental Guidance. 45 min • $6

What goes into the creation of a show? A team of improvisers will expand upon a theme to create a one act play live from the musings of The CURATOR, a mysterious and ever-changing figure that brings new delights, themes and subject matter to each performance.

Fort Massey United Church Gym
Saturday Aug. 30 - 10:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 4:45pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 10:15pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 10:00pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 8:00pm

Daydreams of Kaleidoscopes by Kenzie Delo. Drama • Parental Guidance. 60 min • $7

In a quiet hospital room, a doctor checks on a 19 year old boy who is dying from a chronic illness in addition to suffering from vivid, realistic hallucinations. The doctor finds himself swept up in the boy’s world, and neither of them will be able to walk away the same person as when they met.

Bus Stop Theatre
Saturday Aug. 30 - 7:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 1:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 1:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 6:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 6:30pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 2:30pm

The Dead Sheep Scrolls Get Sketchy by Ross Chapman, Jamie Loughead, Alan Slipp. Comedy • For All Ages. 55 min • $8

100% original sketch comedy in various forms. Audience Chosen Random Sketches, all new from last year.

Museum of Natural History
Saturday Aug. 30 - 3:20pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 9:05pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 7:15pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 6:30pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 10:35pm

‘Dentity Crisis by Christopher Durang. Drama • Parental Guidance. 45 min • $10

I ‘dentity! You ‘dentity ! He, she, or it ‘dentities ! Join Jane and the rest of Bald monkey theatre as they navigate their way through Christopher Durang’s Dark comedy ‘dentity Crisis

The Living Room
Friday Aug. 29 - 7:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 9:10pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 6:45pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 7:00pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 9:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 7:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 9:30pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 8:45pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 8:40pm

click to enlarge A Distant Cousin of TEDTalks: Clowns Demystified
  • A Distant Cousin of TEDTalks: Clowns Demystified

A Distant Cousin of TEDTalks: Clowns Demystified by Rosemary Curry and Noella Murphy. Comedy • All Ages. 20min• $4

Stereotypes, negative media attention, and misunderstanding plague a quiet(sort of), unnoticed (kind of), respectable (not really) member of our society. In this TEDish presentation Rosemary Curry and Noella Murphy challenge our perceptions of the clown.

The Living Room
Saturday Aug. 30 - 3:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 8:15pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 6:40pm

Dr. Svengali’s Shock Cinema - It Came From The Public Domain by Ned Petrie. Comedy • Parental Guidance. 90 Min • $10

DR. SVENGALI’S SHOCK CINEMA: IT CAME FROM THE PUBLIC DOMAINis a screening of a CLASSIC B-MOVIE accompanied by LIVE JOKING from some of Canada’s funniest people. DR. SVENGALI’S SHOCK CINEMA will feature classic films so great THEIR COPYRIGHTS WERE NEVER RENEWED. ‘Night Of The Living Dead’, ‘Plan 9 From Outer Space’, ‘Reefer Madness’, and MORE

The Bus Stop Theatre
Friday Aug. 29 - 7:30pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 9:15pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 3:15pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 9:15pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 11:55pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 1:00pm

Faerie Tale Swap: Three Twisted Tales by Jennifer Elizabeth Fleming. Comedy • Parental Guidance. 60 min • $5

Once upon a time, three men become damsels in distress in their own faerietales. Prince Scottie has to wait for true love’s kiss to wake him from his eternal slumber. Clarence makes a deal with a strange woman to spin straw into gold. Prince Wynne hides with seven female miners because his stepfather is having him hunted. Vanity, jealousy, and true love take hold in this gender swapped tale.

Museum of Natural History
Saturday Aug. 30 - 12:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 9:45pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 7:35pm

The Failure Show by Marnie Woodrow, Jake Vanderham, Emma K.Smit, Drew O’Hara, Jade Douris, Scott Kuipers, Hugh Ritchie, Jeremy Hutton, Rochelle Douris. Comedy • Parental Guidance. 80 min • $10

Five actors, 18 theatre pieces that vary in length from 10 minutes to 10 seconds. What do you get? A hilarious, heart-wrenching, fast-paced, occasionally musical, exciting night at the theatre. Following a successful run in Toronto, The Failure Show comes to Halifax

Museum of Natural History
Friday Aug. 29 - 6:45pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 1:30pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 7:15pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 2:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 7:20pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 9:30pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 8:50pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 5:40pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 6:20pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 2:15pm

Fault Lines by Andrea Dymond. Drama • Parental Guidance. 90 min • $9

How do you deal with being left behind? Raven and her best friend Anna have always been inseparable... until something threatens their friendship. Anna’s mother Glenda thinks she knows what’s best for her daughter. The only problem is... Anna doesn’t agree. The journey of two women whose lives intersect as each learns how to cope with the sudden death of a loved one. Starring Jessica Barry, Rena May Kossatz and Paige Smith.

Bus Stop Theatre
Sunday Aug. 31 - 6:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 7:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 6:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 10:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 8:00pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 12:30pm

Fringe Comedy Night. $6

Fringe Comedy is back, and it’s better then ever. Bill Wood hosts the best ofthe city and the best of the fest in a one night only comedy extravaganza. This show mixes engaging interviews, thought provoking observations on life and just enough jokes about genitalia to remind you you’re at a comedy show.

The Company House
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 9:00pm

Gerry Farr: God forgot to Flush by Gerry Farr. Comedy • Mature Audiences. 20 min • $3

Quirky, clever, cheeky comedy from Halifax's own comedian Gerry Farr. He’sback for a 2nd run at the Fringe Fest & has some stories to share.

The Living Room
Saturday Aug. 30 - 10:20pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 10:15pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 10:00pm

Greatest Pretend Ancestry Misery Loves Theatre Company. Drama • Parental Guidance. 45 min • $8

A new collective creation from Misery Loves Theatre Company. Funny, witty and poignant, join these performers down the rabbit hole and back as they search for meaning in their pasts.

DANSPACE
Monday Sep. 1 - 8:15pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 6:15pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 10:45pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 2:45pm

How I Lost My Virginity at 29 & Other Embarrassing Tales By Brian Schiller. Comedy • Mature Audiences only. 60 min • $10

Brian Schiller’s blisteringly funny and poignant coming of age story about his social and sexual development. Leading his audience to uncharted territory, Schiller presents a stunning portrait layered with humor, depth, and surprise. “There’s something unique about the voice, something beyond words like smart, funny, honest.”

Fort Massey United Church Gym
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:35pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 9:30pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 8:45pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 9:35pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 8:30pm

How Often Do I Dream by Katie Dorian. Drama • For All Ages. 60 min • $8

An adventure into memory and the story of William Dorian, my Opi. How does our memory define us? What happens when that memory fails us as we fall into Dementia? Featuring: old family photos, songs, post-it notes, philosophy, snacks and birthday candles

Plan B
Saturday Aug. 30 - 6:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 7:00pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 7:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 8:10pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 7:00pm

How To Win A Guy by Johnelle Sciocchetti. Comedy * Parental Guidance. 40 min • $6

Inspired by the comedic genius of Lotus Weinstock, How To Win A Guy combines ridiculous flirting, desperation, and a healthy dose of romantic insanity. Produced by Wildfire Theatre Society.

The Living Room
Friday Aug. 29 - 9:30pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 7:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 9:15pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 4:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 7:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 7:30pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 4:00pm

Ida and Daisy by Lita Llewellyn. Drama • Parental Guidance. 50 min • $6

Ida has put her life on hold for for sister Daisy who suffers from undiagnosed schizophrenia. Facing post-war struggles in rural Nova Scotia, Ida and Daisy try to live in their childhood farmhouse day to day with the stigma and difficulty that Daisy’s illness brings. Touched by humour, love, kindness and finally an outreach from the community, Ida is faced with a decision only she can make.

Fort Massey United Church Gym
Sunday Aug. 31 - 7:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 3:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 7:00pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 9:05pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 8:15pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 12:30pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 2:00pm

In The Telling by Vile Passéist Theatre. Comedy • For All Ages. 45 min • $7

Sorcerery, spirits, and song collide in this fantastic tangle of a tale. When three young adventurers lose their way in the forest, they become part of a much larger story that may finally lead them to their quarry: the White Bear of the Woods. Halifax’s Vile Passéist Theatre, devoted to staging the works of Shakespeare’s contemporaries, brings you this playful adaptation of a comedy over 400 years old. A story about family, transformation, and magic, this unique fairy tale is not to be missed

Museum of Natural History
Saturday Aug. 30 - 9:45pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 6:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 10:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 9:10pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 8:30pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 1:00pm

Jess Kidding by Jessica Fitzpatrick. Comedy • Mature Audiences. 45 min • $10

From the creator who brought you the hit solo-show Cupidity comes a brand new one woman comedy show A mix of physical comedy, side-splitting characters, sketches and storytelling, Jess Kidding will leave you with one heck of a comedy hangover “Jessica Fitzpatrick is a baffling talented actor and physical comedian....a fringe force” -Visitorium Ottawa

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Friday Aug. 29 - 7:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 9:50pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 7:45pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 8:30pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 9:45pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 7:00pm

The Jezebels adapted by Sam Horak from the screenplay, “Switchblade Sisters” by Jack Hill. Drama • Parental Guidance. 60 min • $8

A stage adaptation of Jack Hill’s 1975 cult classic film, “Switchblade Sisters”. This female empowering story is loosely based on Othello. Lace and her high school gang of Dagger-Debs find liberation from their male oppressors while defending their territory from an opposing drug gang. Fun, wild, fierce and backed with live musical narration from the Peacock twins, this show is one hell of a ride.

The Bus Stop Theatre
Friday Aug. 29 - 11:45pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 11:59pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 9:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 4:25pm

Kavalier’s Kuriosities by Aaron Lajeunesse, Jeremy PiamonteDrama • Mature Audiences60 min • $10

Ottawa Fringe veterans Dead Unicorn Ink are pleased to present a dark newtwisted tale. In a time where religion rules society and deformities are hidden from public view, Freak Shows thrived. Complete with sword-swallowers, fire- eaters, song, and of course...puppets, we follow a group of oddities as they struggle with acceptance, illness and the age old battle of good vs evil.

The Bus Stop Theatre
Friday Aug. 29 - 9:30pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 2:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 8:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 4:00pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 10:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 6:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 10:00pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 5:45pm

Fringe Talk Show by Kevin Kindred. Talk • General. 60 min • $Free

Kevin Kindred talks to Fringe artists about their shows, their weird quirks, and the craft of Fringe. A fun way to round out your Atlantic Fringe Festival experience

Bus Stop Theatre
Saturday Aug. 30 - 11:15pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 11:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 11:15pm

Legoland by Jacob Richmond. 60 min • $7

Penny and Ezra Lamb are home-schooled on a hippie colony which also happens to be the largest marijuana grow-op in Saskatchewan. “Legoland” is how their pot-smoking elders always describe the outside world, and the Lamb siblings are dying to get there. Once their parents are sent to prison, the Lambs run away on a bus tour of the Wal-Marts of the continent, financing their trip by selling the Paxil and Ritalin they’ve been prescribed. But now they’ve been caught and have opted to do this presentation instead of community service.

Plan B
Friday Aug. 29 - 9:10pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 4:30pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 7:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:45pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 9:10pm

Les and Dawn by Jake Willett. Drama • Parental Guidance. 45 min • $10

Meet Les, a failed business man on the worst day of his career. Meet Dawn, a precocious but traumatized little girl. Les, meet Dawn.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Monday Sep. 1 - 3:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 7:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 7:15pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 9:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 3:45pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 5:30pm

Loki’s Big Dream by Jim Dalling. Comedy • For All Ages. 50 min • $10

A simple story about a boy and his grandpa. In it, Jim weaves clowning, masks and puppetry together with a timeless tale of how love and loss connect us all. You will delight in watching Loki’s Big Dream come true before your eyes. Pure theatre magic.

Museum of Natural History
Friday Aug. 29 - 8:45pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 5:15pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 4:05pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 4:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 6:00pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 8:10pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 7:30pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 2:35pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 4:05pm

Lumber Jack & Jill’s Double Date By Make ‘em Ups Improv Co. Comedy • Parental Guidance. 45 min • $6

The real life couple and adorable improv duo, Lumber Jack & Jill, are adventuring into the world of double dating, Right in front of your eyes! Inviting a different duo to join us for every show, who knows, some dates gonna be good, and others... Well, “we’ll call you.”

Fort Massey United Church Gym
Sunday Aug. 31 - 3:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 11:00pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 9:50pm

Mabel’s Last Performance by Megan Piercey Monafu. Drama • Parental Guidance. 60 min • $10

For Mabel, feisty ex-actress and free spirit, every day is like an audition. She wakes up, puts on her disguise, and plans her escape... if she remembers how. Her greatest enemy isn’t ultimately the nursing home from which she is trying to escape, but the memory loss that landed her there in the first place. It’s a race against time, but Mabel isn’t about to miss her last performance.

Neptune Studio Theatre
Friday Aug. 29 - 8:45pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 7:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 7:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 8:45pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 6:45pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 8:45pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 3:45pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 7:30pm

click to enlarge The Magic of Michael James
  • The Magic of Michael James

The Magic of Michael James by Michael James. Magic • Parental Guidance. 50 min • $10

Since the age of 7, Michael’s journey through magic has taken him fromSouthern California where he studied under Dale Salwak at the world famousChavez Studio of Magic (the alma mater of Doug Henning and David Copper-field) through Hollywood, Las Vegas and across North America where he has performed often in the company of some of the world’s greatest magicians.

DANSPACE
Saturday Aug. 30 - 2:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 3:45pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 8:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 9:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 3:30pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 6:00pm

Mirrorballby Beth Amiro30 min • $5Drama • Mature Audiences only

A one-woman show meandering through the journey of a woman’s life from oneturning point to the next. Hopefully it will inspire you to hug tighter, dance more,and love harder.

The Living Room
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:10pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:45pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 9:55pm

My Funeral: the dry runBy Jane KansasHalifax, NSComedy • Parental Guidance50 minutes • $5

Why leave the final curtain call in the hands of others? Kansas thinks it’s best todo it herself. If you’re coming to the real deal when Kansas croaks, you’ll have aleg up. You’ll know what poem is going to be read, and what dying characterin a famous film will have his last words recited. Or you don’t think you’ll come to the final finale? Then get the goods at the dry run so you can bow out gracefully later —been there, done that. Funeral attire optional. Foul language. Reception replete with church lady sandwiches follows.

(((Parentheses))) Gallery
Friday Aug. 29 - 8:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 8:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 8:00pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 8:00pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 8:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 8:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 8:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 8:00pm

The No Bull$#!% History of Canadaby Kyle AllattComedy • Parental Guidance55 min • $10

You may think you know your Canadian History, well that’s Bull$#!%. War, prostitutes, taxidermy, riots and Alan Thicke. We got it all. This is Canadian History with its BALLS back.

DANSPACE
Friday Aug. 29 - 7:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 9:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 6:30pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 10:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 6:15pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 4:00pm

No String Attachedby Amy HurleyComedy • Mature Audiences17 min • $5

Two women discuss life and lady bits while one tries to grasp somethingimportant, with no string attached.

Plan B
Sunday Aug. 31 - 9:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 2:15pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:00pm

Nostos Collectiveby Jessica Lowe & Olivia AubrechtDance • All Ages60 min • $10

Nostos Collective brings together a group of artists who have all fled and re-turned home. Together, they share their individual journey before and after theirarrival. In an environment of familiarity and comfort, the collective will expresstheir progresses, hardships, individuality and relationships, self reflecting on where they have been.

DANSPACE
Thursday Sep. 4 - 10:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 7:45pm

Obscurus Occursusby Steve StockwellComedy • Mature Audiences45 min • $10

Kitten pieces, adulterous spoons, crack rocks and penguins. Step into the lives of Tom and David, two ordinary men who meet for one very unordinary encounter. Each wants something from the other but he’ll have to work to get it. A hilarious, provocative and eerie tale that will leave you guessing until the end. A dark comedy not for the easily offended.

DANSPACE
Saturday Aug. 30 - 7:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 7:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 6:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 6:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 9:30pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 8:40pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 4:50pm

click to enlarge The Panel Show - The 3rd with Ned Petrie
  • The Panel Show - The 3rd with Ned Petrie

The Panel Show - The 3rdby Ned PetrieComedy • Parental Guidance60 Min • $10

One of the hits of the 2012 and 2013 Atlantic Fringe Festivals returns for anotheryear! The Panel Show is back with The Panel Show - The 3rd! The Panel Show is the Award-winning comedy quiz where the questions are dumb, the contestants are funny, and the winner gets ONE MILLION DOLLARS (or at least a novelty-sized cheque with ONE MILLION DOLLARS written on it).

Bus Stop Theatre
Saturday Aug. 30 - 5:30pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 11:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 9:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 10:30pm

Pointersby Tom LuteComedy • Mature Audiences50 min • $5Three friends must choose a course of action when their average Saturday nightis interrupted by a seemingly tragic turn of events.

Bus Stop Theatre
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:30pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 7:45pm

click to enlarge Rewriting Distance
  • Rewriting Distance

Rewriting DistanceBy Lin Snelling, Guy Cools.60 min • $10 • DanceSaturday August 30th 1:00pm & 7:00pm

Dance, music and the written and spoken word intersect in Rewriting Distance.A mobile performance practice that has toured to Ireland, Berlin, Vienna andacross Canada, this show is transformed by each new place and improvisationalartist. Featuring Lin Snelling, Guy Cools, Susanne Chui, Jacinte Armstrong, Rhonda Baker, Sara Coffin, Doug Cameron, Geordie Haley, Tim Crofts.

1313 Hollis Street
Saturday Aug. 30 - 1:00pm & 7:00pm

Risky BusinessBy Lauren De KlerkDrama • Parental Guidance45 min • $5Agents assigned to case in order to save their job find it hard to contend withtheir clients behaviour and their bosses ignorance.

Plan B
Friday Aug. 29 - 10:40pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 8:30pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 8:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 8:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 6:45pm

The Serpentine Sideshowby Laura Selenzi and Monique RyanDance • For All Ages60 Min • $10

Cabaret Serpentine presents a carnival of delights! Bellydance, Tribal Fusion,Hula Hoop, Circus arts and more!

Neptune Studio Theatre
Thursday Sep. 4 - 9:30pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 8:30pm

So ho, by soby Sarah HigginsDrama • Mature Audiences15 min • $5

Gripping and exhilarating, this snapshot of one woman’s plight hits hard andfast. Bound in the expectations of those around her, Joan, a lover, mother andsex worker, is hounded while seeking her own happiness. “So ho, by so” goes the hunting cry, and we are thrown into the chase. This new play responds to thedismissive portrayal of women in William Rowley’s The Birth of Merlin.

The Bus Stop Theatre
Friday Aug. 29 - 11:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:30pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 2:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 6:30pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 5:45pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 12:15pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 7:15pm

Suddenly, ThereBy Michael LakeDrama • Parental Guidance40 min • $5

A tape recorder and a mysterious voice set the stage for this one-person showabout memory, family, and storytelling. Suddenly, there is a whole world of characters brought together by a woman who wants to share some secrets.

Plan B
Friday Aug. 29 - 8:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 9:15pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 6:50pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 9:45pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 7:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 9:15pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 8:00pm

Thought, Word, and Deedby Joshua LawDrama • Parental Guidance65 min • $5

What if what you knew was not seen as true? Set in small-town Canada, Chrismust face the rumors and accusations, and reconcile fact from fiction regardingone wonderful, fate-filled, night.

Bus Stop Theatre
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 8:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 6:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 9:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 11:30pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 4:00pm

Three Drops of Bloodby Jennifer GiesbrechtDrama • Mature Audiences45 • $5

Down-and-out BFFs/roommates Gin, Mal and Lucy were barely getting along asit was. Then Gin discovers she’s contracted PSS. Most common symptom?Cannibalistic cravings. Ultimate prognosis? Zombie. Gin’s solution? Infect herco- tenants, too. Jennifer Giesbrecht’s drama — drenched with black humour —maps the fate of our (anti-)heroines’ friendship as they navigate a pandemic.

The Living Room
Friday Aug. 29 - 8:15pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 2:15pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 8:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 8:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 8:15pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 9:05pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 8:10pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 6:30pm

Tribe of OneBy The Doppler EffectDrama • Parental Guidance80 min • $10

In the Utopia of our future, humanity idealizes service to the Greater Good. Andwho can determine what that is? Del Zwicker can. Their job is to make harddecisions without the burden of empathy. Because Del is a psychopath, amonster designed to eat your sins so that you may sleep at night. But not even amonster wants to live as a tribe of one.

Museum of Natural History, Science on a Sphere room
Thursday Aug. 28 - 8:00pm
Friday Aug. 29 - 8:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 8:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 8:00pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 8:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 8:00pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 8:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 8:00pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 8:00pm

Trippin’By Mary-Colin Chisholm, Ann-Marie Kerr, Jackie TorrensComedy • Parental Guidance60 min • $10

Three vignettes on the theme of tripping: road trips, head trips, drug trips. Realism trips into magic in these three possibly true stories.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Thursday Sep. 4 - 7:30pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 8:15pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 1:00pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 8:00pm

Two!by Bill Wood and Rhys Bevan-JohnComedy • Parental Guidance45 min • $10

Two spirits of vaudeville wander the aether in search of themselves and a fewgood laughs. Their show must go on, even as their lives fall apart. Starring ac-claimed actors Bill Wood and Rhys Bevan-John of Misery Loves Theatre Company (winner of the Atlantic Fringe Festival’s “Best Comedy” awards in 2012 and 2013). Directed by Matthew Lumley.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 2:30pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 6:45pm

Variablesby Josh TibbettsDrama • Parental Guidance90 min • $5

A man and a woman meet—cute. From there, it’s hard to say what happensnext. Will they do the happily ever after thing? Will everything end in a puff ofsmoke? With every scene having two different possible outcomes, you will neversee the same play twice. this play picks destiny out of a hat and the forces ofrandom chance take hold. It’s fourteen plays in one

Fort Massey United Church Gym
Saturday Aug. 30 - 4:45pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 8:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 6:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 6:45pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 6:30pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 6:00pm

Vasectomy Baby/Just ADD...what?by Matt Wright, Luke LawrenceComedy • Mature Audiences only60 min • $10

Vasectomy Baby/Just ADD...what? Two upcoming Newfoundland comediansserve up their personal stories with a generous heap of laughs. The title says it all, really.

Plan B
Sunday Aug. 31 - 8:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 3:15pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 9:45pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 9:45pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 10:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 5:15pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 8:30pm

Votive DanceDance • For All Ages40 min • $8

Votive Dance presents “Short Stories”, a show of mixed repertoire with choreography by Rhonda Baker, Kara Friesen, Catherine Hayward, Michele Slattery & Amanda Stafford. Baker, Friesen, and Slattery are each performing self choreographed solo pieces, while Stafford has created a soft and flowing quartet featuring Kathleen Doherty, Kara Friesen, Stephanie Mitro & Cassidy Tully. Catherine Hayward of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (Calgary) has created a strong and intricate duet for company co-founders, Doherty & Mitro, which pushes both dancers to their limits in this exciting new work.

DANSPACE
Thursday Sep. 4 - 7:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 2:20pm

Wake Up, Rosieby Dan BrayComedy • For Younger Audiences30 min • $5

This witty and playful retelling of Red Riding Hood follows a sleepy young girl who must make her way through the forest to find her granny. On the way, she meets a luckless fox who mistakes her for his supper and gets more than he bargained for This cheeky and clever comedy will delight the whole family. Join Rosie on her journey through the woods.

Fort Massey United Church Gym
Monday Sep. 1 - 2:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 5:30pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 7:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 2:00pm
Sunday Sep 7 - 12:45pm

Waking Up Aloneby Samantha CadeDrama • Parental Guidance50 min • $8

“Waking Up Alone”, is about a young woman, fearing, exploring and eventuallyfinding her own way to be alone. Through her struggle to believe she is strongenough to be home alone, we see the ability of the human soul to overcomefear, strengthen and find humor in the loneliest of times.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:30pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 7:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 4:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 9:45pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 3:30pm

Waiting for Batteries by Steve DayComedy • Parental Guidance60 min • $8

Shortwave devotee and pop-culture maven Silvio Plachowski and his idealisticcaregiver have a great relationship— as long as Silvio gets to bed on time andhas a fresh set of batteries. A debut performance created through collaborationsat École Philippe Gaulier in Paris France.

DANSPACE
Friday Aug. 29 - 8:30pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 1:00pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 8:30pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 9:30pm
Wednesday Sep. 3 - 8:00pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 6:00pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 9:15pm

Watch Out WildKat! (Yer Dealin’ with the Devil)By Sex T-Rex CollectiveComedy • Parental Guidance60 min • $10

A high-action, quick-drawin’, whiskey-drenched comedy from genre-bendersSex T-Rex. Ridin’ the ranges, searchin’ for the man who killed her Pa, dime-novel legend WildKat MacReady learns that the Devil and a pistol may just be the only friends she’ll ever have. ”a fast-moving, high-energy, side-splitting romp that takes you on a galloping ride through the Wild West” - CBC

Museum of Natural History
Friday Aug. 29 - 5:15pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 6:40pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 1:00pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 8:45pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 10:15pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 10:30pm

We Wrote Thisby Mani Eustis and Molly ReismanMusical • Mature Audiences65 min • $7

A new Canadian musical that tells the story of two friends, Mani and Molly, with24 hours to write a play and win the title of “The Voice of Canada.” All thatstands in their way is their overactive imaginations, self-doubt, and the fact thatone of them is actually from America.

Museum of Natural History
Friday Aug. 29th - 10:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:10pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 2:30pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 5:40pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 5:55pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 8:55pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 1:00pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 6:00pm

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Whale Riding WeatherBy Bryden MacDonaldDrama • Parental Guidance80 min • $10

A fading old queen finds his life ebbing away from him, as his younger lover alsoslips away with a new, even younger man. Actors Hugo Dann and RyanDoucette were nominated for, and Hugh Thompson won, Robert Merritt Awardsfor their stellar work in this hit Sex Festival production of Bryden MacDonald’spoetic and raw intergenerational love story.

Neptune Studio Theatre
Friday Aug. 29 - 7:00pm
Saturday Aug. 30 - 8:45pm
Sunday Aug. 31 - 8:45pm
Monday Sep. 1 - 4:00pm
Tuesday Sep. 2 - 8:30pm
Thursday Sep. 4 - 7:45pm
Friday Sep. 5 - 8:30pm
Saturday Sep. 6 - 6:45pm
Sunday Sep. 7 - 5:30pm

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