Category Archive: Winnipeg Fringe

This is fucking gross – Al’s Fringe blog #7

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I’ve been thinking a lot about swearing lately. Profanity has such an effect on some, and no effect whatsoever on others. I used to think that it didn’t affect me at all, but… Continue reading

Winnipeg Fringe: Wrap-Up, the Top 3 and some quick spins

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So it turns out that Bloody Underrated was here in more ways than one. What’s more, it looked like a whole lot of people in the ‘Peg loved it as much as BU’s… Continue reading

Winnipeg Fringe Festival: The Witch; Tales My Mother Never Told Me

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Far beyond the stretch of books and print media lies a rich body of stories that have been transmitted by voice. Narratives like these owe their shape to skilled manipulations in voice and… Continue reading

Winnipeg Fringe Festival: Preparation Hex; The Adversary; Pretending Things are a Cock

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Preparation Hex (John Montgomery Theatre Company) Bob Brader gets hit with a bad case of hemorrhoids at the same time as the other parts of his life start to get messy and complicated. His… Continue reading

Winnipeg Fringe Festival: Lady Skits; Little Orange Man

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Lady Skits (MUFF-Stache Collective) This comedy incorporates a series of loosely connected sketches that poke fun at the ridiculous nature of being female in this day and age. The description claims that this piece is… Continue reading

THE FRINGE ROLLERCOASTER . (One two, One two three, I’ve got a ticket so ride with me) By Shane “Mildly obscure Red Hot Chili Peppers Reference” Adamczak

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MINI ENTRY – FRIDAY JULY 20, 3:43am. I had a bad night tonight. I was pretty down, I’ll be honest. The opening night in Winnipeg was off to a good start; the audience… Continue reading

Fringe Fairies (by Yana Kesala)

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Opening night in Winnipeg. The stage is dark. A spotlight comes up on a woman in a blue dress looking out into the distance. A funny memory crosses her mind and she laughs… Continue reading

Winnipeg Fringe Festival: The Darling Family; Ne Me Quitte Pas Piaf and Brel: The Impossible Concert; Lost and Left Behind

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The Darling Family (Broken Still Productions) A couple in the first fledgling phases of a relationship are confronted with an accidental pregnancy. From there, the story follows the two characters pushed by circumstances… Continue reading

Winnipeg Fringe Festival: Danny and the Deep Blue Sea; Made in Germany; Gametes and Gonads

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Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (Qster Productions) This is a case where the script and actors are entirely mismatched. The production isn’t bad, but nor is it memorable in any way. The story… Continue reading