The Lester McHipley Show!
By Rob VanderVeen
Outbred Productions brings it's debut show -- a half-improvised spoof of Jerry Springer --
to the sixth annual Abbotsford Fringe Theatre Festival. Watch on the sidelines as the only
LIVE television talk-show in the world falls apart around you and join in the fun with a
ten-minute question period! If you only see one Fringe show this year, make it the one
where YOU are a part of the show! DON'T MISS OUT!
|Comedy. 60 min. Rated PG. Tickets $7.|
By Troy More
A week after being murdered while on the run, a teenage girl returns to her family for one
last night. Filled with anguish over her death, she confronts her ;arents, who would
prefer to push their wayward daughter out of their minds. Her final act is to attemtp to
steer her younger brother away from a similar course. Inspired by actual events.
|Drama. 40 min. Rated Mature. Tickets $8.|
By Gwynne Hunt
An introspective look at poverty and the lives of those who are forced by circumstances to
use the Eastside soup kitchens. The story is told with humour and gives a poignant
portrayal of live on the streets. It's a social commentary on the economic pathos of our
times, in particular on the west coast. This is an original play, with original music by
singer/songwriter Kathryn Wahamaa. The play also features innovative and creative staging,
and is set in Vancouver as five people wait in line waiting for the soup kitchen to open.
Produced by the group that brought Maynard's Beatnik & Bongo Bar to the 1997
|Drama. 50 min. Rated PG. Tickets $8.|
By Maia Fishel
Deep within the subconscious lurks a conviction that ALL IS NOT AS IT SEEMS. Join hands
with maia Fishel and cast to discover the relative negativity of such stuff of which
dreams are made on (hold on gentle reader!).
|60 min. Tickets $5.|
By Roz MacKinnon
At their favourite cafe two friends find a well worn journal. The note attached reads,
:I'm Rosie, these are my stories, please share them." The pair become engrossed with
Rosie's stories and through them take you on a journey covering the full gammiot of life
experiences, from the darkness of assault, to the brightness of love, to playful sexual
trysts including one with a Spanish sailer on the Halifax waterfront, Rosie's stories will
move, entertain, and intrigue you.
|Drama. 60 min. Mature. $9.|
Sex Outside the Box
While we were busy worrying about a 500-channel universe instead of having sex,,
someone bought them all and now there is only one television network, and no time for sex.
This is the future, and it is nearer than you think. A brand new play by Deborah Loren and
|Drama. 35 min. Mature. $8.|
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