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Added Performance of XANADU!
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Due to popular demand, SatCo and Uniform Theatre will have an additional performance of XANADU on FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 at 11:00 PM!Please note that you CANNOT purchase tickets for this performance through Fringe, they will only be for sale at the door!!To reserve your ticket, please email uniformtc@...
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Fringe Reviews: JOSEPHINE and TRAGEDY: A TRAGEDY
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JosephineVenue 1: ATB Westbury TheatreSomething drew me to this show right from the start and I am so glad because it turned out to be a real highlight of my Fringe experience this year! I knew a little about Josephine Baker before seeing the show, but I soon realized that I didn't know very much...
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WORD OF MOUTH: Fringe 2018 - Wednesday, August 22
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Some of these are repeats, but some are new... check out which shows random people in line-ups have recommended this Fringe:Interstellar Elder: Badass Grandma in SpaceKitt & Jane: An Interactive Survival Guide to the Near-Post-Apocalyptic FutureHubrisHotel Vortruba*James & Jamesy in the D...
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Fringe Reviews: THE GREAT GROMBOOLIAN PLAIN, PUNCH UP!, MISCAST and CULT CYLE
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Monday was a great 4 show day! It's amazing to me that I can see 4 shows and it's still light out when I drive home! it was also a nice mix of shows, so I felt like I got a great grab-bag of theatre!The Great Gromboolian PlainVenue 4 - The Academy at King EdwardThis was a very nice piece of theat...
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WORD OF MOUTH: Fringe 2018 - Tuesday, August 21st
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Although I only saw 2 shows myself, I had some great conversations with people in line-ups today because both shows were Sold Out. I think I managed to talk to a wider variety of people with even more varied interests!How I Learned to HugFire at the Meth LabStranded on a Island in Nova ScotiaThe ...
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WORD OF MOUTH: Fringe 2018 - Monday, August 20, 2018
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Some new shows today - I confess, I was tired and got into a few conversations about current trends in art and didn't have as many show conversations, but I did get some new and repeat Word of Mouth Recommendations!  Warning: Many of these shows are selling out, so it is wise to act fast for...
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Fringe Reviews: MACBETH MUET, WELLSPRING, ESCAPED ALONE and XANADU
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Macbeth Muetlafilledulaitier.comVenue 9: Telus Phone MuseumThis show was so good. So. Good. It's better, I think, if you know Macbeth, but really even if you just know the high point of the story this show will blow you away. It's funny and inventive and so incredibly clever. I think it's the per...
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WORD OF MOUTH: Fringe 2018
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I returned to the Fringe grounds today and chatted with quite a few different people about what they would recommend (artists are not allowed to recommend their own shows - although they try...). I was pleased to hear so many different suggestions, as it tells me that there are a lot of good thin...
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Fringe Reviews: LET'S TALK ABOUT YOUR DEATH, DON'T FROWN AT THE GOWN, SIRENS, and CONTRACTIONS
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Fringe Reviews: LET'S TALK ABOUT YOUR DEATH, DON'T FROWN AT THE GOWN, SIRENS, and CONTRACTIONS
Let's Talk About Your DeathAllspice TheatreVenue 11 - Nordic Studio TheatreA show that's both silly and serious, Let's Talk About Your Death, is set in a world where a machine exists that can tell you how you will die. Capitalizing on that is a Dr. Phil-like TV personality who interviews those fr...
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WORD OF MOUTH: Fringe 2018
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WORD OF MOUTH: Fringe 2018
Every Fringe I chat with the people I see in line or the beer tent and find out what shows they would recommend based on what they have seen so far. It's early, but I got a few recommendations today:Stories About Love, Death and a RabbitDon't Frown at the GownEverything's Coming Up ChickensTeaseF...
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