Theatre you Won't Even Hate
5th annual one more night festival
“This year marks the first time an official selection process has been put in place and we are so excited about our lineup of award winning, critically acclaimed shows.
Audiences won’t even want to sneak out at intermission.”
-Kasey Dunn, Co-Artistic Producer of the festival.
Prepare for five days of in-demand, award winning theatre!
Real Actors, Not People
Me and Snow White Productions
"NNNN" - Now Magazine
"Hilarious, Moving, Motivational. 'A'" -My Entertainment World
"Gut Bustingly Funny" Rave Review - Mooney on Theatre
"Did not stop laughing until I had to stop to almost cry. Super amazing, engaging, tight, clean, funny, touching work on all parts" - Jada, theatre goer from Toronto
When two women are brought together at an audition for laxatives, they quickly realize how much of a shit-show the acting industry is from top to bottom. Real Actors, Not People is the realish-life story of Vikki Velenosi and Kasey Dunn who have turned their acting careers into a passion project to help the very industry that can’t help itself.
🤣😏😍😳 #Comedy #Entrepreneurs #LaughandCry #GutBusting #RaveReviews
Written and Performed by: Kasey Dunn and Vikki Velenosi
Previously Performed: Toronto Fringe 2017
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ - The Vue
⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Global News
"Will have you laughing non-stop" - Kings River Life
"Incredible, captivating, engaging, real, funny" - Theatre Patron, Saskatoon
Just a little over 100 years ago, the woman who rode a bicycle was expected to undoubtedly develop a weakened heart, epilepsy, exhaustion, appendicitis, distension, nervous attacks, insomnia, physical injury or, worst of all, the dreaded "Bikeface." In this two-wheeled advanture of Canadian proportions, Bike Face spins the tail of one woman who takes a bike trip from Halifax to Vancouver and finds out just how far she'll go for adventure.
🤣😏😍😳#Adventure #Comedy #CyclingStories #Suspense #Puppets
Written and performed by: Natalie Frijia
Directed by: Emma Mackenzie Hillier
Previously Performed: Regina, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton Fringe Festivals and in the US (Fresno, CA).
Dead and Lovely Collective
"[Mike Ricci is] Dark and humerous, ingeneious and unnerving" - Mooney on Theatre
"I liked it and I don't even like theatre." - Brandon from Toronto
In this adaptation of Dante's Inferno, a band called Dante plays what they think is an open mic. As this innocent performance turns into an infernal trap and a night of horrors, their friendships and musical careers are put to the test. Post-punk, jazz, dark-pop, theatre. This production is redefining how music works in theatre with 20 original songs by composer, Luke Penner, woven into a compelling and complex narrative.
😱😳😂😈 #Musical #LiveMusic #Thriller #AdultsOnly
Previously Performed: The Cameron House, 2017
House of Rebels Theatre
"Classic Comedy" - Now Magazine
"Exciting and Entertaining" - Mooney on Theatre
James and Oliver do what any disgraced medical students would do: They become grave robbers. But, when they steal a body, they get more than they bargained for. That body may not be as dead as they thought!
🤣😳😝💀 #DarkComedy #HilariousWit #Zombies #Farce #Crime #Romance
Written by: Ross Hammond Previously Performed: Toronto Fringe 2017
She Grew Funny
"NNNN" - Now Magazine
"Top 12 Fringe Pics" - Derrick Chua, Intermission Magazine
"O'Sullivan is a true original" - Toronto Star
"What an amazing, inspiring night. Thank you, Joanne O'Sullivan. I was deeply, deeply moved." - Jacklyn, Theatre goer from Toronto
When a person deals with loss and tragedy at a young age, what do they become? Writer for CBC's This Hour Has 22 Minutes and The Baroness Von Sketch Show, Comedian Joanne O'Sullivan tells a touching, funny and true story of how her life changed when her daughter turned 6, the same age she was when her own mother died of Cancer.
🤣😳😭😍 #LaughAndCry #Comedy #SoulOTheatre #BringTissues
Written and Performed by: Joanne O'Sullivan
Directed by: Chris Earle
Tales to Boot Productions
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Grid City Magazine
"Artist to Watch" - Now Magazine
"Fringe 2016 Highlight" - Mooney on Theatre
"DO. NOT. MISS. THIS. SHOW! The woman beside me said: 'She's amazing!' about 12 times." - Fundy Fringe Patron
Do you or I or anyone know what makes us who we are? In this captivating and hilarious one woman show, writer and nature enthusiast, Geraldine just might find the answers in the back seat of a cab...with a driver named Phyllis.
🤣😲😊😍 #Comedy #HilariousStory #Music #Existential #CabDrivers
Written and Performed by: Krista White
Previously Performed: Toronto Fringe Festival, 2017; Fundy Fringe Festival, 2017
Three Five Productions
"It absolutely blew me away! 'A'" - My Entertainment World
"Top 5 Fringe Picks" - Bygone Theatre
After 12 years, Charlie must once again face the man who murdered his son. Someone's a bully. Someone's a murderer. Someone's a hero. Someone's to blame.
Murder is black and white. Until it isn't.
😮😓😍😳 #ARated #Drama #MoralAmbiguity #TopFringePick
Written by: Chantal Forde
Featuring: Andrea Carter, Asante Tracey, Kion Flatts, Mandy Roveda, Kenton Blythe.
Previously Performed: Toronto Fringe 2017
INpulse Theatre Company
⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Edmonton Journal
"It's haunting" - Mooney on Theatre
"A theatrical buffet" - Vue Weekly
"Grabs you by the throat" - Megan, Theatre-goer from Toronto
Meet the perfect 1950's family; Iris, Hank and their small son. They live in a nice home, in a nice, crime-free, gated community. Then something happens and their little boy disappears. Nothing make sense and the neighbours aren't helping. In this haunting, intense drama, two actors play both the devastated parents and the neighbours they beg for help.
😱😳😰😍 #Suspense #Dramedy #Mystery #Whodunnit
Written by: Trevor Schmidt
Starring: Tiana Leonty and David MacInnis
Directed by: Ryan F. Hughes
Produced by: Tracey Beltrano
Previously Performed: Red Sandcastle Theatre, 2017; Edmonton Fringe 2009
The Elephant Girls
Parry Riposte Productions
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ - CBC
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Planet Nation
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Capital Critic's Circle
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Winnipeg Free Press
"Best of Fest" and "Critic's Pick" - Ottawa Fringe
"Critic's Choice" - Hamilton Fringe
"Must See" - Arts Ally
"The Elephant Girls is one show you must see...bracing, vivid, sharply-observed." - Lynn, Theatre-goer from Toronto
"The Forty Elephants" was a gang that terrorized London, England for over 100 years. Their members were 100% women.
With a pint glass in hand, Maggie Hale, the gang's "Enforcer" tells the forgotten tale of a century of crime and how they got away with it.
Find out why this show has been performing to sold out crowds, all over the world!
😱🤣😎😍 #LostStory #TrueStory #CrimeDrama #GirlGang #GrippingStory
Written and Performed by: Margo MacDonald
Directed by: Mary Ellis
Previously Performed: Ontario Street Theatre: Southern Ontario tour 2017, Hamilton Fringe 2017, Winnipeg Fringe 2016, Edinburg Fringe 2016, Ottawa Fringe 2015
Szeretlek: A Hungarian Love Story
The Grand Salto Theatre
⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2 - Winnipeg Free Press
⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2 - Vue Weekly
"Most Adorable Show" - Ottawa New Critics
"Charming and Fun" - Theatre in London
"This was, by far, my fave." - Ron, theatre-goer from Winnipeg
On the eve of her grandmother's 90th birthday, playwright Zita sat down with her grandmother and interviewed her about her life. What she didn't expect was to hear a touching, heart-string-pulling love story about her grandmother's first love in a tiny, war-torn, Hungarian Village.
Two actors perform a factual and comical re-telling of a beautiful and true love story, set in 1946.
😲😍😂😚 #LoveStory #HungarianCulture #Nostalgia #TrueStory #Mask #FolkDance #Comedy
Written and Performed by: Zita Nayrady and Myque Franz
Directed by: Maria Wodzinska
I Think I'm Dead
⭐⭐⭐⭐ - CBC Manitoba
⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Vue Weekly
⭐⭐⭐⭐ - Winnipeg Free Press
"His sense of humour is probably unbeatable" - CBC Manitoba
"Sharp as a tack, funny as hell, endearing as they come" - Vue Weekly
What do you get when you cross a Just for Laughs Award Winner with sleep deprivation, insomnia and anxiety? One heck of a hilarious, caffein-obsessed, existential show.
🤣😝😍😎 #JustForLaughs #Comedy #TrueStory #Autobiographical # CaffeineObsession
Written and Performed by: Al Lafrance
Previously Performed: Montreal Improv, Edmonton Fringe 2017, Halifax Fringe 2017, Guelph Fringe 2017