Vancouver Fringe Festival At Havana Theatre Until September 14th

8 Sep

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The theatre in Havana Restaurant, 1212 Commercial Drive, is one of the venues hosting the Vancouver Fringe Festival which is on now until September 14th.   You will find a variety of productions on deck at Havana for this year’s festival including:

 Government Ship 357 : An Improvised Space Adventure!
Presented by  Seismic Shift Productions

Seismic Shift Productions and Instant Theatre Present an epic improvised sci-fi adventure where a rag-tag band of space explorers bravely explore new worlds, meet fantastic creatures and create a hilarious original story every single night. Romance! Adventure! Maybe even music?

Wed. Sept. 10 9:30 – 10:30
Fri. Sept. 12 8:15 – 9:15
Sat. Sept. 13 2:45 – 3:45
Sun. Sept. 14 4:30 – 5:30

 Caws and Effect presented by Mind of a Snail Puppet Co.

The crows are re-dreaming the world. Is the future all it’s cracked up to be? Mind of a Snail’s new large scale shadow theatre production is an exploration of survival and extinction from a bird’s eye view. Funny, beautiful and unique, with handmade layered projections, puppetry, masks, and original music.

Fri. Sept. 12 10:00 – 11:00
Sat. Sept. 13 4:30 – 5:30
Sun. Sept. 14 2:45 – 3:45

Show: Orange is the New Blank presented by Virginia Jack Comedy

Wed. Sept. 10 6:15 – 7:00
Fri. Sept. 12 6:45 – 7:30
Sat. Sept. 13 1:15 – 2:00

 Best Picture presented by RibbitRePublic

Fringe legends Tara Travis (“The Unfortunate Ruth,” “Til Death: The Six Wives of Henry VIII”) and Jon Paterson (“Hockey Night at the Puck and Pickle Pub”) join Fringe cult star Kurt Fitzpatrick (“The Last Straight Man In Theatre”) to play a cast of thousands in this epic tour de force in which every Best Picture Oscar winner is performed in 60 minutes. Can it be done?

Tue. Sept. 09 6:00 – 7:00
Thu. Sept. 11 7:45 – 8:45
Sat. Sept. 13 8:00 – 9:00

My Stroke of Luck presented by One Crazy Frenchman Productions

On July 1, 2013 Jacques had a stroke. My Stroke of Luck details the heart wrenching yet somehow hilarious journey to recovery. Filled with advice on how to avoid getting “hit by a bus” this tale informs and inspires. The steps one has to overcome are ridiculously small and yet gigantic all at the same time. One has to stay positive despite enormous difficulties and find the joy in rediscovering how to do very basic things again.

Tue. Sept. 09 9:30 – 10:30
Thu. Sept. 11 6:00 – 7:00
Sat. Sept. 13 6:15 – 7:15
Sun. Sept. 14 1:00 – 2:00

Untitled Sam Mullins Project

A story of fathers and sons, love and death, America and baseball. Acclaimed humourist Sam S Mullins unravels the series of events that started with a heart to heart conversation with his father and ended with the death of a Texan firefighter.

Tue. Sept. 09 7:45 – 8:45
Wed. Sept. 10 7:45 – 8:45
Thu. Sept. 11 9:30 – 10:30
Sat. Sept. 13 9:45 – 10:45

To purchase tickets for these shows, visit Vancouver Fringe Festival or for general information on what’s playing around town during the Festival visit What’s On.

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