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Welcome. to the fabulous f i f t h a n n u a l Fringe Theatre Event! W h o ' d a thought it was possible? W h e n I look over the w i l d and w o n d e r f u l variety of shows w e have l i n e d u p t h i s year ( f r o m a l l across Canada, the U.S., England, France, Mexico, N e w Zealand...) a n d consider the thousands of participants of a l l ages and a l l backgrounds w h o take p a r t i n t h i s u n i que festival—artists, audience, staff and sponsors—I have to shake m y head i n amazement at h o w far w e have come i n five short years...

Tips for Fringegoers... 1) C h e c k the m a p : The 13 theatres at Fringe T h e F i f t h are a l l located w i t h i n easy w a l k i n g distance of each other. Some are real theatres, but most are converted halls, g y m s , warehouses a n d stores. A l l entrances are clearly m a r k e d w i t h Fringe signs. 2) C h e c k t h e s c h e d u l e : A l l 13 theatres operate f r o m n o o n each day u n t i l after m i d n i g h t . Performances are scheduled continuously i n each space, w i t h approximately one h o u r b e t w e e n shows. Whatever t i m e y o u a r r i v e on the Fringe o u r new, revised master schedule w i l l tell y o u w h a t shows are p l a y i n g next i n w h i c h theatres (see page 72). 3) C h e c k t h e s h o w s : Study the prog r a m m e listings c a r e f u l l y before you b e g i n . T h e index lists the " g e n e r a l " style of the show, b u t it's best to check the i n d i v i d u a l listings for more details. Each show is presented once a day o n l y a n d always i n the same venue. M a n y of the p r o d u c t i o n s have split perform a n c e schedules so y o u m a y be able to catch a show at different times. 4) C h e c k the b o a r d : O n c e you've selected y o u r shows, check the large notice b o a r d on 8 3 r d Avenue. O n it w i l l be the next show appearing at each of t h e theatres and w h e t h e r or not it is " s o l d o u t . " D a i l y changes, substitutions and S T R E E T E N T E R T A I N M E N T w i l l also be posted here.

Most of y o u , I ' m certain, have y o u r o w n p a r t i c u l a r memories of h i g h t i m e s and b o l d performances f r o m past Fringes and I hope w e can add to t h e m this summer. For those of y o u w h o are new arrivals o n the Fringe, a special welcome, and a hope that y o u w i l l f i n d new friends a n d share w i t h t h e m some lively theatre experiences. A l l of us at C h i n o o k have w o r k e d h a r d to encourage the most exciting performers to come to the Fringe a n d to make the festival as accessible as possible to theatregoers of a l l ages. Above a l l , I hope w e have managed to retain the most essential ingredients of a t r u e ' 'celebration'' of the p e r f o r m i n g arts—artistic adventure a n d v i g o u r o u s audience involvement.

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5) C h e c k the t i m e : There are no advance ticket sales at the Fringe. Tickets must be purchased at each theatre. T i c k e t s for the first s h o w at e a c h s p a c e w i l l go o n s a l e at 11:00 a m . T i c k e t s w i l l b e s o l d for the n e x t s h o w a s s o o n as the p r e v i o u s one goes into p e r f o r m a n c e — a n d so o n , for the rest of the day. 6) P l e a s e note: Tickets are l i m i t e d to t w o per customer a n d are sold o n a first-come, first-served basis. A f e w seats w i l l be reserved at each performance for m e d i a , staff a n d sponsors w h o have deadlines to meet—your co-operation is appreciated! N o ticket costs m o r e t h a n five dollars—and m a n y are less. A l l ticket revenues go d i r e c t l y to the artists! 7) R e m e m b e r : T h e f r e e d o m of performers at the Fringe is utterly u n r e s t r a i n e d . C h i n o o k staff a n d volunteers organize the event, b u t all products are created by the artists themselves. You are the f i n a l judge of t h e i r entertainment value. I f y o u enjoy a show—tell y o u r friends; i f y o u d o n ' t — t r y another!

8) A n d d o n ' t forget: There w i l l be a w i d e v a r i e t y of street entertainment t h i s year ( w i t h artists ' 'passing the h a t " ) , a n d other O l d Strathcona Foundation Street D a n c e (Friday, August 15 at 8:00 p m — a d m i s s i o n $5.00), a n d O p e n i n g P a r a d e (Saturday, August 16 at 10:00 a m ) , the d r a w for t w o free Super Passes (details o n the coupon below) a n d a fantastic F l a m i n g F i n a l e (Sunday, August 24 at M i d n i g h t ) .

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Producer Brian Paisley Director of A d m i n i s t r a t i o n Liz Grieve P r o d u c t i o n Manager Mel Geary Festival Operations Manager John Sproule

Assistant Festival Ops. M g r . Calvin Caunt House M a n a g e m e n t Co o r d i n a t o r s Sylvia Betts Joan Dymianiw Mark Wilson Assistant P r o d u c t i o n Manager Sheri Thomas Technical Assistant Dennis Merkosky P r o d u c t i o n Assistants Peter Smits Wilfred Long Shane Watt Bryce Missall Assistant to the Producer Dianne Addy Publicist Karen Henry

Administration Shirley Gillis Bookkeeper Barb Thornton Custodian Jim Divall Program Charles Field Design P r o g r a m Ads Sales & Design/Distribution Leslieanna Blackner Poster Design Liz Connell Fringe technicians Provided by IATSE Local 210 (Business Agent Jim Campbell) Fringe the F i f t h is a C h i n o o k T h e a t r e Production

Special Thanks to Our Supporters in Old Strathcona Alphabetic letters appear on the Fringe map (pg. 9) indicating locations

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Map of Fringeland 9 Street Fringe 11 Stage 1 King Edward School G y m 8530-101 st. 17 Stage 2 Acacia Hall 10433-83 ave 20 Stage 3 Chinook Theatre 10329-83 ave 25 Stage 4 Orange Hall 84 ave & 104 st 29 Stage 5 Walterdale Playhouse 10322-83 ave ' 33 Stage 6 Cosmopolitan Music Society 8426-103 st 37 Stage 7 Yardbird Suite 10203-86 ave 43 Stage 8 Southside Shopping Centre 47 Stage 9 Ross Block 10313-82 ave 51 Stage 10 Park Hotel Basement 80 ave & 104 st 55 Stage 11 The Amphitheatre, Bus Barns North 59 Stage 12 The Playhouse, Bus Barns West 63 Stage 13 The Lab, Bus Barns South 67 Index by Category 71 Master Schedule

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G o o d g r a v y - - i t w a s b a n n e d in O n t a r i o ! Either t h e O n t a r i o Film Review Board has n o sense of h u m o u r or director Paul Morrissey ( a n o l d c h u m of A n d y W a r h o l ) t w e e k e d t o o m a n y noses w i t h his critically a c c l a i m e d satire a b o u t t h e d r u g wars in N e w York City. A n i g h t m a r i s h b l a c k c o m e d y . M i x e d B l o o d is a dirty, squirming a n d weirdly hilarious story a b o u t Brazilian h o o d l u m s w a r r i n g for c o n t r o l of A l p h a b e t C i t y — t h e u l t i m a t e slime zone of M a n h a t t a n , ".. a bizarre, blistering collision of superb p e r f o r m a n c e s , stark reality, slapstick c o m e d y a n d t h e b l a c k e s t of h u m o u r " ( M i a m i News) "Paul Morrissey c o n t i n u e s t o b e c i n e m a original a n d his M i x e d B l o o d is successively c o m i c , b r u t a l , primitive a n d s o p h i s t i c a t e d , a c o m e d y w i t h t h e manners of a l i v e - a c t i o n c a r t o o n for j a d e d a d u l t s " ( V i n c e n t C a n b y , The New York Times). "It's a h i p , t o u g h b l a c k c o m e d y for those w h o c a n t a k e their social satire s o a k e d in s a v a g e r y " ( J u d i t h Crist) Brutal a n d f a n t a s t i c a l ...Mixed B l o o d is a unified, savagely funny vision of the A m e r i c a n d r e a m g o n e berserk" (Los A n g e f e s Herald Examiner). "The best A m e r i c a n film of r e c e n t 1

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Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert a n d a w h o l e villageful of e c c e n t r i c Scots star in w h a t is a r g u a b l y Bill Forsyth's best m o v i e , t h e w h i m s i c a l t a l e of a n A m e r i c a n oil e x e c u t i v e sent t o b u y u p a small Scottish v i l l a g e n e e d e d as a refinery site. (1983. Bill Forsyth. Parental G u i d a n c e . 112 mins.)

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T u e s d a y A u g u s t 19 MISTER ROBERTS

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Henry F o n d a , J a m e s C a g n e y , William Powell a n d J a c k L e m m o n ( w h o w o n a n A c a d e m y A w a r d for his role as Ensign Pulver) star in this g r e a t c o m e d y / d r a m a a b o u t a , c a r g o ship c r e w i t c h i n g for c o m b a t a c t i o n in WW!!. (1955. John l-ord/Mervyn LeRoy. Mature. 120 mins.)

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Marilyn Monroe. J a c k L e m m o n . Tony Curtis, G e o r g e Raft, Pat O'Brien a n d Joe E. Brown star in this terrific Hollywood screwball c o m e d y ! (1959. Billy Wilder, Mature, 120 mins.)

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J a m e s D e a n , N a t a l i e W o o d , Sal M i n e d , Jim Backus a n d Dennis H o p p e r star in t h e definitive a l i e n a t e d y o u t h movie. (1955. Nicholas Ray. Mature. 111 m i n s ) ;

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For Princess M e m b e r s Only! ( a n d Memberships will n o t b e sold t o n i g h t ! ) (1984. J o n a t h a n D e m m e . Parental G u i d a n c e . 8.5 mins.) Tickets for M e m b e r s will b e $3.50. ,;

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S u n d a y A u g u s t 24 THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

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A sparkling five star Hollywood c o m e d y a b o u t a rich y o u n g socialite ( K a t h a r i n e H e p b u r n ) w o o e d b y her ex h u s b a n d ( C a r y G r a n t ) a n d a folksy n e w s p a p e r reporter ( J i m m y Stewart). Not to b e missed! (1940 G e o r g e Cukor. G e n e r a l 112 mins.)

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Opening Ceremonies: Following our time-honored tradition F r i n g e the F i f t h w i l l start with a parade. T h i s is your chance to see the performers in action and get 30 second versions of their work. The parade begins at Stage 8 and winds its way down Whyte Avenue to the Gazebo Park on 83rd Avenue where colored shapes w i l l fill the sky! The parade begins at 10:00 and at 11:00 the annual S u p e r - P a s s draw w i l l take place. You have to be in attendance to w i n ! Musical entertainment w i l l be presented in the park from 10:00 till

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Tansi! The arts have always been an integral part of the life and culture of Canada's Native people. Traditionally, the storytellers, the singers and drummers and the dancers provided a living record of rituals, legends and values that were passed on from generation to generation. Visually, their colorful decorations and designs added an attractive dimension. W i l l i the arrival of the liuropeans—and particularly the creation of the Metis through their mixing with the original inhabitants European music and dance, and unique new versions home of them, wi re developed. Again, unique new garb was developed lo enhance the new activity.

Today, while retaining their historic cultural expression, Native people are also putting their own unique mark on theatre, music, dance and other forms of cultural expression. This combination of the traditional and the contemporary, steeped i n a rich and unique heritage, offers a fascinating, entertaining and wide-ranging addition sure lo draw an enthusiastic response from the tens of thousands of visitors to "The Fringe." Performances Daily al the Craft Cottage t'ark

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Yakity Yak Orunamanu Mornin Star O r u n a m a m u Storytelling (Morninstar) San Francisco, U S A 1 hour

Once Upon A Playground Jack Frakes Come Alive Theatre Edmonton, Alberta 30 minutes 1986 edition of Come Alive Theatre presents a performance for children of all ages. The playground is the setting for this adventure that deals with the interactions between young teenagers and their peers. "Once Upon A Playground" will humourously bring the children through the joys and perils of acceptance among youths. Come on and enjoy this free outdoor performance put on by our summer acting troupe. Ticket Price Everyone Free

Sound Minds and Healthy Bodies Marian Sarach Alberta Dance Theatre Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour Lively and humorous dance entertainment intended for all those who are young at heart. A fun-filled frolic as refreshing as the vast out of doors in which it takes place. Don't miss this intensely energetic outdoor fun. Ticket Price Pass The Hat

Yarn Spinning, Story telling, Swap. Demonstrative stories w i l l be presented for a fee and then we w i l l travel through the audience listening and telling. Time is not when you are w i t h me. Years fall 8way-all become as little children; and of such is the Kingdom of heaven. I am eternal: I lived i n the beginning and 1 shall endure until the end of time. I make you think. I am your great opportunity. I am a story. Ticket Prices Pass The Hat $2 All participants

The Still Alarm George S. Kaufman U of A D r a m a C l u b Edmonton, Alberta 15 minutes (There is a knock at the door. A bellboy enters.] "The hotel is on fire, Sir." And so sets the stage for this short English drawing-room comedy. If only the Towering Inferno could have been so calm as a hotel burns down around the characters i n this farce. r Ticket Price Pass The Hat

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Grant & Nikolai Smith Humanist Anthropologists for Holistic Apathy Edmonton, Alberta 30 minutes Incredible things can happen on the street. Gather 'round and helpp celebrate the impossible.A guy w i t h a guitar and a guy w i t h a magic want meet on the pavement. What results is more real than reality. Music, magic and mirth for one and all. Ticket Price Pass The Hat

A Morality Play For The Leisured Class John Balderston U of A D r a m a C l u b Edmonton, Alberta 30 minutes From a dark mist a voice is heard i n plaintive soliloquy — This can't be Hell... it's so comfortable here. I don't beiive i n Purgatory. But a fog like this i n Heaven...Is anybody there? A tongue-incheek look at societies archtypes of Heaven and Hell. Ticket Price Pass The Hat

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As Yet Untitled/ Watch This Space Archer Mayling Archer Mayling Montreal, Quebec 30 minutes Street performance as theatre? Juggling as existential anti-gravitationalism? Or is it merely anti-gravitational existentialism? W i l l As Yet Untitled/Watch This Space even attempt to answer these questions? For the third year walking, a clown w i l l defy space/time relationships. As Yet Untitled/Watch This Space. Coming to the Fringe on a street near you. A postmodernist experience. Ticket Price Pass the Hat


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Foothills Brass Quintet various Foothills Brass Quintet c/o Arthur Lapp Calgary, Alberta 30 minutes

Lets Hear It For The Queen Alice Childress Malmo School-aged day care Edmonton, Alberta 25 minutes A play for all ages performed by children based on the dastardly deeds of the knave of hearts. He liked butter tarts! Directed by Joan Hurley. A l l proceeds go to the Daycare Equipment Fund. Ticket Price Pass The Hat

The Vagabond Voyageur Michael Charrois Edmonton, Alberta 20 minutes Michael Rene Charrois |esq. I l l ) Inc. brings his gonzo variety spectacular travelling show to your neighbourhood. Filled w i t h a lot of juggling and a bit of magic and clowning around, this show promises to be ten times more exciting than watching traffic pass by. Ticket Price Pass the hat

The Foothills Brass Quintet is a full-time professional brass quintet and has continually performed across Canada and in parts of the United States. As well as being broadcasted on C.B.C Radio, the ensemble has been asked to give a series of concerts at Expo 86 i n the Alberta Pavilion. This dynamic group has gained a solid reputation for their versatility, humour, and high quality presentations. Ticket Prices $5 Adults $3 Snrs/Stud/Children

Les Bucherons Gilbert Parent, Directeur Les Bucherons Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour " A t work, it's the axe and saw. At home, we party." Come sing, dance, slap hands and spoons, come join our fun . . . w i t h Les Bucherons, w h o play guitar, accordeon, harmonica, percussion and even . . . the saw! Let yourself be entertained by the instruments, dance, stories and "La Joie de V i v r e " . Ticket Price Pass The Hat

Commedia! Pant Hitchings U of A D r a m a C l u b Edmonton, Alberta 15 minutes Rollicking buffoonery and lots of j clean fun w i l l be enjoyed by children of all ages i n the classic Commediadel'Arte style. Be on the lookout for our colourful cornucopia of kaleidoscopic clowns in the streets of O l d Strathcona. A sure fire bet for a good time. Watch for us! Ticket Price Pass The Hat

Street Entertainment Tunka Abdurama Toronto, Ontario Watch for the return of the Amazing Tunka Abdurama, Multi-Cultural Entertainer and Magician presenting his Astonishing Acts of Dragon Fire Eater, Hindu Bed of Spikes, VooDoo Glass Walk, Swallowing Sword, Stairway of Swords and a Balance Glass Act. It's going to be fun, Believe it or hot! Ticket Price Pass the Hat

The Story Tree Collection T . A . L . E . S . (The Alberta League T o Encourage Storytellers) Edmonton, Alberta 45 minutes Storytelling, in the traditional manner, for children and children grown-up. Our storytellers w i l l tell stories from a wide ranging background - each i n their o w n particular way. The Storytellers w i l l be found " u n d e r " a tree (so to speak) at the Strathcona Public Library every day at 2 p.m. Drop in and sample our story fare. Ticket Price Pass The Hat


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Art Park '86 Leap into summer and Art Park's eighth annual showcase for the arts. Look for an explosion of art i n the park - the spectrum by the gazebo. The Art Park Society is a non-profit organization committed to the positive growth of the arts community through highly visible market opportunities. A r t Park events are staged in festive outdoor venues throughout Edmonton, w i t h guest appearances at the Fringe. For more information contact Linda Prefontaine at 428-8553.

Alberta Playwrights' Network Playathon Watch as four ardent actors, all gluttons for punishment, read plays (all written by Albertans!) aloud non-stop during the last 36 hours of the Fringe! Help spur on these four throaty thespians by pledging a donation for each hour they manage to voice the vivacious verse. The Alberta Playwrights Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to promote, support and nurture Alberta playwrights. Watch the notice boards for schedules and locations. Ticket Price Pledges

Will appeal to the imagination of people of all ages. On display are paper replicas of unusual things such as famous castles, birds, ships, planes and antique toy soldiers.

Admission Free

Street Furniture Edmonton Tai Chi Association Taj Chi is an art of natural movement first practised by the Taoist monk/hermits of ancient China and now becoming widely known i n the west. Tai Chi is taught and practised mainly as a set of 108 slow, relaxed movements which are specifically designed, both individually and collectively, to relieve stress and fatigue while developing strength, flexibility and concentration. Ticket Price Free

The Old Strathcona Model & Toy Museum

Hours: Wednesday-Friday Saturday Sunday

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Traditional Japanese Karate Demonstrations The organization, Karate-Do Goju-Kai Edmonton w i l l be presenting a series of demonstrations by a team of black and colour belts, consisting largely of basic movements and kata. Kata is the dance of karate in which the karateka fights a group of imaginary opponents in a classical, pre-arranged pattern. It is very strong and very beautiful to watch - a definite crowd pleaser!

Brian Webb The B r i a n W e b b Dance Company. Edmonton, Alberta 25 minutes Street Ritual celebrating the urban use of space. Improvisational movement and music by dancers. Ticket Price Pass the Hat

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North-West Mounted Blooze Band North-West Mounted Blooze Band Edmonton, Alberta 1 Hour The return of the infamous O'Reilly Blues, ballads and Botheration for your delectation (1985 winner of Liz Nichol s coveted Zero Award for approaching infinity. 1 Ticket Price Everyone Free


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The Mask The Key and Butterfly Fear

The Edmonton Tuba Quartet

Peoples Players Edmonton, Alberta

The Edmonton Tuba Quartet is a unique and virtuoso ensemble comprising t w o euphoniums and two tubas. They play an eclectic variety of music ranging from Mozart, Johann Strauss and Prokofief to Latin American, The Beatles and British Band. Those people just expecting to hear an "oom-pah" group w i l l undergo tuba culture shock.

A delightful collection of Street mime—all based around these four titles. The Mask (like the one we all wear) The Key (like the one we've all lost) Butterfly (the one you tried to catch) and fear (the one that catches you|. Ticket Price Pass the hat

The Edmonton Tuba Quartet's highlights this summer w i l l include Klondike Days and EXPO '86.

Fun With Gravity

Come and hear this new and "different'' group!

Edmonton, Alberta 15 minutes

Spirit of '85

ball (bo!) n . 1. a spherical object, used in a number of games, esp. juggling. 2. a good time. One man . . . three balls . . . the rhythm of the cosmos.

Collective Theatre Passe Muraille Toronto, Ontario 1 hour 45 minutes

Ticket Price Pass The Hat

A free-form improvised play. Big Bear meets Peter Pocklington on this metahistorical journey through the national psyche. Starring Eric Peterson, Bob Bainborough, Sandra Balcouski, John Jarvi. Conceived and directed by Paul Thompson.

Small Change Theatre's Clown Workshop Graduates Direct from the school where clowning earns high marks, Small Change Theatre presents: the Clown Class of '86. These red-nosed grads are toasting the end of three weeks of serious silliness w i t h clown instructor Jan Henderson. Along w i t h Clownabouts, the vintage '85 graduates, they are prepared to roam the streets of the Fringe to hone their skills and get away w i t h as much fun as possible. Ticket Price Free

Watch for the Northern Light Theatre Harlequins!! Back for the 3rd year, three delightful, energetic young people w i l l be on hand throughout the Fringe to entertain the crowd w i t h songs, poetry, juggling and allaround general tomfoolery!!! Join Kent Gallie, Jennifer Keene and Lora Parkinson, garbed in colourful Commedia dell'Arte costumes, at their bright red cart during your visit to the Fringe! You won't be disappointed and you're sure to be amused!!

Ticket Price $5 Everyone

Something Strange

F l a m i n g F i n a l e to F r i n g e t h e

K e i t h N Gary M o n t r e a l , Quebec

That lively artist, Paula Jardine, again presents a spectacular finish to the Fringe Theatre Event. O f special interest to those intrigued with the ceremonial significance of fire!

The most unusual blend of Magic? juggling! Comedy and mind reading you w i l l ever see. Ticket Price Pass the Hat

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William Shakespeare Shoestring Shakespeare Y o u t h Ensemble Edmonton, Alberta 1 h o u r 15 m i n u t e s This new abbreviated version (a la DOGG'S H A M L E T ] of the Bard's most popular comedy is a sparkling, joyful introduction to Shakespeare for young or old. Performed by young people from the Citadel Theatre School, " M . N . D . " is a boisterous, passionate celebration of "the lover, the madman and the poet", suitable for ages 10 and up. Directed by Dennis Hassell,

Alma's Night Out Kenneth Brown THE A TrePUBLIC Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour From out of the prairie night, a figure appears. Its looming larger...than life, in fact...it seems to be gliding...no, its skating! Its...RINK RAT BROWN! The most charming pathological liar this side of the Canadian Shield hustles back to the Fringe w i t h another equipment-bag-full of stories, opinions and Canuck wisdom. In last year's hit Life After Hockey, the "Rat" justified the ways of hockey to his wife, Alma; this year, she's tired of taking

care of the baby, so the Rat's making adjustments, in Alma's Night Out. Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Prices $5 A d u l t s $4

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The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame/Dermis Hassell T h e C i t a d e l T h e a t r e School Edmonton, Alberta 1 h o u r 50 m i n u t e s People who have read Kenneth Grahame's story respond to it in only two ways: they either love it or they love it. In a new stage adaption that is both lyrical and frenetic, Mess'rs Mole, Rat. Badger and the legendary Toad encounter a world bulging w i t h laughter, peculiar characters, and the Terror of the Wild Wood.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 S a t u r d a y , A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $3 E v e r y o n e

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Two Gentleman of Verona Lyrics: John Guare. Music: Gait MacDermot St. A l b e r t C h i l d r e n ' s T h e a t r e St. A l b e r t , A l b e r t a 1 h o u r 30 m i n u t e s A lusty musical comedy based on William Shakespeare's humorous accounts of: Proteus & Valentine, Pledge a Friendship that w i l l last, The length of their life line, Valentine sails to seek his future, In the Emperor's Court of Milan, Proteus in Verona Stays: To Metamporphose Julia as his plan. Then Proteus too sails to Milan, Leaving t w o very lonely girls: Julia who's now Preggers, Lucetta who's her chum.

But choosers must be beggers, And Two Gentlemen the girls become. Directed by Larry Reese. Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18

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Marche, Laura Secord Claude Boussin Boite a Popicos Edmonton, Alberta 2 h o u r s 30 m i n u t e s In 1812, learning of the coming attack of the Yankees, Laura Secord valiantly hiked up her petticoat, walked through the woods and reached Colonel Fitzgibbon's headquarters to warn him of the danger. She saved Canada! But who remembers! This authentic and incredible odyssey of Laura Secord, as told by the Salvation

Tales From The Arabian Nights Michael Bigelow Dixon, Jan Stage Polaris A c a d e m y of Drama/Stage Polaris Edmonton, Alberta 2 hours

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A musical for the whole family presented as a coproduction by Stage Polaris and the Stage Polaris Academy of Drama. The Sultan, bewitched by a magic scimitar, decrees that he w i l l marry a new bride every evening and chop off her head the next morning. To save her pretty neck, clever Scheherazade tells her husband a tale which isn't quite completed by the

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 Ticket Prices $5 A d u l t s $3 Students/Seniors

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dawn's early light. So he postpones the execution a day. Scheherazade keeps up this parade of stories for a thousand and one nights. Showtimes Monday, August 18 T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Ticket Price $5 E v e r y o n e

Cold Shoulders Ian Armstrong/Thomas Usher C o m i n g Soon T h e a t r e Projects Edmonton, Alberta 2 hours

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Army, is a musical parody in French (don't let that stop you!) which demonstrates how the Americans have never stopped invading us in all aspects of our. lives. So supporters of free trade, beware!

All eyes are focussed on Geneva's poshest hotel where the world's fate hangs precariously in the balance. Our future existence resting in the hands of two men...and their wives...and their parents...and their children...and the maids...and the bellhops...and anyone else for that matter who cares to stick in their two-bits worth of advice. Cold Shoulders

is a rollicking musical laugh at world and family politics set in what w i l l prove to be the most tumultuos summit talks ever! Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Prices $5 Adults $4 Students/Seniors $4 Carrying briefcases

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Mahagonny— A Songspiel Bertolt Brecht/Kurt Weill The Benares Collective Edmonton, Alberta 2 hours " O f f to Mahagonny Where all the winds refresh, where gin and whiskey rivers flow past horse—and woman-flesh! Green and lovely Moon of Alabama, Shine for us! Underneath our shirts we've got Money and we've got a lot that should smear some smile across your big and

MAHAGONNY

stupid face..." An adaptation of Brecht and Weill's controversial first collaboration—The Mahoganny Songspiel. Once upon a time a band of hoodlums founded a city in the middle of Nowhere. They called it—Mahagonny. Partially funded by Phoenix.

Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Sunday, AVgust 24 T i c k e t Price $5 Everyone

Collective Creation Strathcona On Stage Strathcona O n Stage Strathcona County, Alberta 30 m i n u t e s Strathcona On Stage presents a Colli Creation developed, designed and written by the members of the company. Comprised of teenagers from Strathcona County, the company is presenting their show based on scenes developed during a summer drama program. The theme of the Collective Creation is "the end of summer holidays". Ideal for children and adults join Strathcona On Stage for a FREE FAMILY THEATRE EVENT!

Showtimes Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Ticket Price FREE

TELETHON, The Musical Shauna Kelly, Gary Lloyd, Stellina Rusich Shauna K. P r o m o t i o n s L t d . Edmonton, Alberta 1 h o u r 50 m i n u t e s

through 2 high energy acts, 22 fabulous songs, 20 nerve-wracking costume changes and 4 "commercial breaks"

TELETHON is a highly spirited, vivacious, original, m u s i c a l satire. The unpredictable and zany efforts of the gang i n v o l v e d w i t h

the "Celebrity Involvement Let's Help

The W o r l d C e l e b r i t y Telethon" are v i e w e d both on stage and off. 5 performers portray 23 lively characters,

Illusory Melodies Wet linger Coniliu tor Da Camera Singers VA bnon ton, A I her (a

Showtimes Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Saturday, August 23 T i c k e t Prices $4 Stu/Snrs/Children

Music and text inerge to conjure up images and characters, Paul Bunyan is envisioned in wide imisieai intervals lo portray the proportions of this mythical legend and Ins land. In a lovely sonorous piece, Smile O Voluptuous Coo!-hr eat heel Kai'tiV:, expresses the celebration ot spring tit honour of the Da Camera Singers 2Sth Anniversary; poems by Robert Frost present vignettes ot country life; Thr

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Spools in Baroque Style ill of poking fun at (more or subjects. Showtimes Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Prices $ 1 Adult $2 Students/Seniors Children under 6


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Lynn Barker-Lee Marchand L. Barker Lee Marchand Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour Illusion, irony, and impulse rule the world, but it is a world not of Ellie's making. She can't fool herself any longer. She's been pushed too far.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Ticket Prices $5 Adults $3 Students/Seniors $2 Children

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Old Voices New Sounds Jim Robertshaw Nonsuch Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour After "Doppelganger" something completely different. The sounds of Britain through the ears of an expatriate. Anecdotal and idiosyncratic. Perfect diversion for the armchair traveller during the dog days of summer - safer than being there, too!

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Ticket Prices $5 Adults $4 Stu/Sen/Children

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SURFACING Amberlee Horton Amberlee Horton Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour Untimely fired from her job and dissatisfied w i t h life in general, a young woman decides to take a left turn at boredom and sets out to find an occupation that caters to her creative bent. This comedy, written and performed by Amberlee Horton, explores the lighter side of finding that perfect niche!

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Prices $2 Seniors $3 Everyone else

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Music and the supernatural conspire i n t h i s tale o f a l o n e l y p l u m b e r obsessed w i t h m e m o r i e s of his high school sweetheart d e a d these 30 y e a r s .

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Village Wooing G.B. Shaw C o m e d i e t t a D ' E d m o n t o n jSud) Edmonton, Alberta 50 minutes

" Z " a t t a c k , r e t r e a t a n d e v e n sit d o w n a r o u n d the bargaining table for a little binding arbitration.

M u c h is w r i t t e n about the battle of the sexes; t h e t u g g i n g a n d a d a p t i n g t h a t goes o n w h e n m e n a n d w o m e n engage i n the mating ritual. In Village Wooing, Shaw treats us to a gentle, subtle a n d a m u s i n g a n a l y s i s o f t h a t p r o c e s s as o n l y h e c a n . Starting w i t h a charming conversation on the deck of a cruise ship and developing through a fateful meeting i n a country store o n the W i l t s h i r e D o w n s , " A " a n d

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F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22

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w i t t y p o l e m i c a l r o m p i n the antics of love,

T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19

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T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Ticket Prices $3 A d u l t s $2 S t u d e n t s / S e n i o r s $1 C h i l d r e n

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What Ever Happened to What's Her Name? Naomi

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" I ' m a f o o l , b u t it w o r k e d . I ' m sad — y o u ' r e sad, I c r y . . . a n d s o m e o f y o u w i l l f i n d it i n yourselves to d o the s a m e " . T h e a t r e — cigarettes e y e d r o p s , l o t s o f reality and even more fiction. Instant life W h a t Ever H a p p e n e d to W h a t ' s H e r Name? Fill i n the blanks.

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arena of dialogue t r y i n g to adhere r u l e s i n t h e w a r o f a s c e n d a n c y . T h i s is a play w h e r e language conceals to reveal,

r e a l i t y p r o d u c e s sparse, d r a i n e d , m o n o s y l l a b i c phrases, s h a d e d w i t h n u a n c e of irony, vanity, a m b i t i o n and tragedy; the presentation of illusion by contrast, removes i l l u s i o n a n d bares the cliches of t h e stage.

w h e r e r e a l i t y is b o r e d o m a n d i l l u s i o n is reality, but where the presentation of

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Chinook Theatre 10329 - 83 ave Dylan Portrait of a Poet m u s i c a n d s o u n d e f f e c t s h e l p s Ray Jones to b r i n g alive some of the famous personalities w h o influenced D y l a n ' s life. D y l a n â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Portrait of a Poet... " C o m p e l l i n g " . . . " B r i l l i a n t ' ' . . . " C o n v i n c i n g a n d m o v i n g " . . . " A t o u r de f o r c e â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a c l a s s i c " . So w r o t e E n g l i s h , W e l s h , S c o t t i s h and German Critics. This new play concerns the life of Britain's most o u t s t a n d i n g poet of the 20th C e n t u r y . It deals w i t h his life f r o m rascally b o y h o o d to d e b a u c h e d m a n h o o d l e a d i n g to his d e a t h i n N e w Y o r k at t h e age o f 39. T h e play runs for approx. 2 hours. Lighting,

Showtimes S a t u r d a y , A u g u s t 16 S u n d a y , A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Friday, A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Prices $5 A d u l t s

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Petapik Collective Catalyst/Petapik Theatre Co production Wahasca/Desmarais, 1 hour 30

t h e F r i n g e ; i t is t h e i r s t o r y . C a t a l y s t

Alberta

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t a l e b u t t h e w o r d s are t h e i r o w n . A f e w y e a r s ago, C a t a l y s t T h e a t r e s t a r t e d w o r k i n g in a native c o m m u n i t y north of Slave L a k e c a l l e d W a b a s c a / D e s m a r a i s . T h e y taught d r a m a skills i n the school and h e l p e d the students create t h e i r o w n stories. O u t of that w o r k , a small g r o u p of 8 y o u n g w o m e n blossomed into a theatre collective called Petapik Theatre. T h e Petapik players have w o r k e d all s u m m e r o n t h e p i e c e t h e y a r e p r e s e n t i n g h e r e at

Showtimes S a t u r d a y , A u g u s t 16 S u n d a y , A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 Ticket Prices $3 S e n i o r s / K i d s $5 $1

A Particular Class of Women Janet

Feindel

create a kaleidoscope i n w h i c h p i v o t a l

Little Fighter Productions

issue i n c l u d i n g f e m i n i s m , s e x u a l i t y , a n d

Toronto, Ontario

e c o n o m i c s are e x p l o r e d . T h e s h o w ,

1 h o u r 30

minutes

w r i t t e n a n d p e r f o r m e d b y Janet F e i n d e l , is entertaining and provocative.

A P a r t i c u l a r Class o f W o m e n is a c o l l a g e of seven distinct characters i n s p i r e d by w o m e n i n the striptease business. The s h o w d i s p e l s t h e m y t h o f s t r i p p e r s as v i c t i m s . R a t h e r it e m p h a s i z e s t h e q u a l i t i e s o f s i s t e r h o o d , h u m o r , a n d i n s i g h t i n these w o m e n . T h e d i f f e r e n t voices of the piece

Showtimes S a t u r d a y , A u g u s t 16 S u n d a y , A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Ticket Price $5 E v e r y o n e

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is w r i t t e n a n d p e r f o r m e d b y B r u c e M c C u l l o c h , an E d m o n t o n n a t i v e , n o w l i v i n g i n N e w Y o r k w h e r e he w r i t e s f o r Saturday Night Live.

Trapped on a Lawnchair Bruce

McCulloch

Bruce McCulloch New York/Toronto, 1 hour 30

U.S.A./Canada

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T r a p p e d O n A L a w n c h a i r is a o n e - m a n s h o w t h a t uses t h e s u b u r b s a n d g r o w i n g u p as a s t a r t i n g p o i n t . T h e s h o w i n c o r p o r a t e s m u s i c a n d m o v e m e n t as a n almost surreal b a c k - d r o p o n w h i c h stories are e t c h e d , t h o u g h t s a n d i m a g e s s c a t t e r e d . Trapped O n A Lawnchair includes the

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ed h i s t o r y of c o m e d y w h i c h includes Shecky, Woodstock and the time h i s d a d lost h i s t e e t h t o a goose. T h e s h o w

What Gives? Cocktails at Pam's Teatro La Quindicina Edmonton,

8*30 p m

S u n d a y , A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18

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T h u r s d a y , August 21 Ticket Price $4 E v e r y o n e

e v e n i n g i n 1965, c o n c l u s i v e l y demonstrates the direct consequences of charades. Join Pam a n d Julius a n d their guests f o r a n u n i n h i b i t e d , b o i s t e r o u s , irresponsible good t i m e .

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sensation M y M i a m i M e l o d y , come t w o

S u n d a y , A u g u s t 17

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new works, a musical and a comedy in

M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18

W h a t G i v e s ? A c o u p l e of B r o a d w a y

T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20

8-30 p m 8*30 p m

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tunesmiths spend a baffling evening w i t h glamorous and confused w o m e n and a s t r i n g of h i t songs e n s u e s . C o c k t a i l s at P a m ' s , set i n t h e C o n n e c t i c u t s u b u r b s o n e

11 p m

The Odyssey Recreated from Dramadillo

Homer

Auckland, New Zealand 1 hour D r a m a d i l l o , N e w Zealand's acclaimed p h y s i c a l t h e a t r e c o m p a n y p r e s e n t s its d y n a m i c v e r s i o n of H o m e r ' s e p i c . T h e J o u r n e y o f T h e O d y s s e y is e x p l o r e d as a m e t a p h o r for life's j o u r n e y , a n d the i s l a n d s are the c h a l l e n g e s t h a t e a c h o f u s e n c o u n t e r o n t h e w a y T h e a u d i e n c e is d i r e c t l y i n v o l v e d i n the t r i a l s o f O d y s s e u s and Penelope w h i c h reveal a s u r p r i s i n g r e l e v a n c e t o t h e issues w e a l l m u s t face i n our lives. " P o w e r f u l and Brilliant Storytelling."

Showtimes T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 Wednesday, August 20 T h u r s d a y , August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $5 E v e r y o n e

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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-theMoon Marigolds Paul Zindel Maralyn Ryan Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour Paul Zinoel's p o w e r f u l and d a r k l y a m u s i n g study of a w i d o w and her two daughters w a s hailed as one of the most exciting plays of the 70's, w i n n i n g the Pulitzer Prize, the O b i e A w a r d and the N e w York D r a m a C r i t i c s C i r c l e A w a r d . T h e younger daughter, T i l l i e , undertakes a

g a m m a r a y e x p e r i m e n t a n d w i n s a p r i z e at her h i g h s c h o o l , s h a t t e r i n g t h e v e r y f o u n d a t i o n of t h e i r p r e c a r i o u s l i v e s . F e a t u r i n g M a r a l y n R y a n as t h e w i d o w , a n d Kate a n d B r i d g e t R y a n as her t w o daughters. Showtimes T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19

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Mallwest Brian McGugan Acting Gypsies/Phoenix Hot S u m m e r Nights Co. Calgary,

Alberta

1 hour First it w a s t h e G r e e n D e p r e s s i o n . the M e t a m o r p h o s i s . T h e n

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Hearts on Wings Carol

Ann

Sokoloff

Seraphim Song a n d Dance Theatre Victoria, 1 h o u r 30

B.C. minutes

A n e c l e c t i c o u t e r space m u s i c a l f o r a l l ages. A s t r o n o m y s t u d e n t A l i x F i e l d s h a k e s up Professor Samuel L i g h t b o d y ' s C o s m i c Ray S t a t i o n b y s i n g i n g l o v e songs i n t o space. R o m a n c e u n f o l d s w h e n she c o n t a c t s Jabar, d e s c e n d e d f r o m a t r i b e o f h u m a n s w h o l o n g ago m i g r a t e d t o t h e Crystal Planet. Journey there and back again w i t h this intergalactic pair and their sensational rock group 'Hearts on W i n g s ' .

Jabar d i s c o v e r s t h a t l i f e o n E a r t h is not as s i m p l e as i t seems! L i g h t h e a r t e d a d v e n t u r e , and outstanding entertainment. Showtimes W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22

noon noon 3-30 p m

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3*30 p m 3*30 p m

Ticket Prices $5 A d u l t s $4 S t u d e n t s / S e n i o r s $3 C h i l d r

Mile Zero Dance A. Rabinovilch/D.

Shantz

M i l e Zero Dance Edmonton,

Alberta

1 hour t i l e Z e r o D a n c e is an E d m o n t o n based p r o f e s s i o n a l c o m p a n y that o f f e r s e x c i t i n g dance in both concert and

commercial

settings. T h e c o m p a n y is f u n d e d i n p a r t b y Grant M a e K w a n C o m m u n i t y College w h e r e eo a r t i s t i c d i r e c t o r s ,

Andrea

R a b i n o v i k h a n d P e b r a Shantz are i n s t r u c t o r s . M i l e Z e r o D a n c e is not < r n t e r t a m i n i ; , b u t w i l l get y o u t h i n k i utm- a n d e n j o y an o r i g i n a l a n d u n i q u e Etuce e x p e r i e n c e !

Showtimes F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 S a t u r d a y A u g u s t 23 S u n d a y , A u g u s t 24 Ticket Prices $4.50 A d u l t s $4 0(1 S i u . S e n t o r s

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Minstrel Music of The Middle Ages Various Chanticleer Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 15 minutes Chanticleer presents a musical journey through the Middle Ages - the songs and dances of Europe from 1000 to 1500 A D . W i t h recorders, gemshorns, lutes, pipe and tabor and other period instruments, Chanticleer plays the music popularized by the minstrels and troubadours who

travelled between castle and village as itinerant musicians. The music includes the exotic melodies of early dances like the estampie and the ductia, the plaintive ballads of courtly love, and the intricate counterpoint of the great medieval masters. Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 2 4 Ticket Price $4 Everyone

3*45 3*45 5 5

pm pm pm pm

Babel Rap John Lazarus 4 Play Company Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour "We've been hammering and sawing as far back as I can remember trying to build this tower to heaven." T w o workers atop the tower of Babel spend a ridiculous halfhour arguing the validity of trying to reach God w i t h cement and brick. A towering comedy in one act.

Puppet Presentation for Children Peanut Butter and Jam Puppeteers Peanut Butter a n d J a m Puppeteers Innisfail, Alberta 45 minutes Peanut Butter and Jam's repertoire includes seven appealing shows which are adapted from well-loved children's books as well as original material. Humorous action-filled scripts dealing w i t h themes of friendship, f u n , and fantasy bring to life a wide variety of distinctive puppets which greet the audience after each show. For their third year at the Fringe they offer a'

medley of shows, among them a new work to be presented for the first time Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Saturday, A u g u s t 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 T i c k e t Prices $3 Adults $2 Stu/Sen/Children

12*15 2 12-15 2 12-15 2

pm pm pm pm pm

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 T i c k e t Prices $4 Adults $3 Students/Seniors $2 Children

6 pm 6 pm midnight midnight 10-30 p m 10-30 p m


If Cows Could Fly Allan Merovitz Allan Merovitz Toronto, Ontario 50 minutes If Cows Could Fly is a one man performance of the tale of a Jewish family's odyssey from old country to new country and beyond. Ancient ancestors, spirits, animals and ghosts weave through the stories and music like a Chassidic tale against a Chagall painting. It all ends up i n the Ottawa valley - where cows wish they could fly to Nashville

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Ticket Prices $5 Adults

8-30 p m 8*30 p m 8-30 p m 2*30 p m 2*30 p m 2*30 p m

$4 Students/Seniors $2 Children |up to 12)

The Best Darn Stories You'll Ever Hear Austin Repath Austin Repath Toronto, Ontario 1 hour 15 minutes Are you one of those people who thinks stories are just for kids, but who deep down inside would love to be enthralled by a story you've never heard before? Then you have treat in store for you w i t h Austin Repath, a story teller, who tells stories just for adults. Stories like the tall tale about a foxhound; a hilarious yarn about a wish come true; an amazing story

of world's end w i t h the happiest ending ever, and much more. You'll find yourself at show's end saying: "The best darn stories I've ever heard" or your money back. Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Ticket Price $3 Everyone

10-30 p m 10*30 p m 10*30 p m 10*30 p m

Fritzchi Rudy Weibe/Laurier Gareau Plantain Productions Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 15 minutes

Showtimes Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 2 4 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

Fritzchi is a one woman play about a courageous pioneer woman who, w i t h her husband and ten children, abandoned the rapidly changing Canadian prairie to preserve their traditional Mennonite ways. Based on excepts from award winner Rudy Wiebe's The Blue Mountains of China and adapted by Laurier Gareau, writer of the Fringe success "The Betrayal".

Collective Creation Henderson/Astle Edmonton, Alberta 45 minutes It's a bird! It's an angel! It's Fender! And she's trying to get back to Heaven after wing trouble dumps her unceremoniously on Earth This delightful clown show is performed by Jan Henderson and directed by Robert Astle.

Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Prices $4 Adults $ 3 Se n i o r s/Ch i Id re n

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The Storyteller Assorted Gods and Archtypes Warren Graves Edmonton, Alberta 40 minutes Rapunzel, The Twelve Brothers, Brother and Sister, The Enchanted Pig, The Nettle Spinner, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, these and other traditional tales from the human legend for those not too old or too busy to listen. Come and revisit the "Once upon a time . . . "

Please Note: Continuous performances from 7*30-9*pm each day. Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Prices $2 Children $4 Families Free Adult w i t h child

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Dynasty III: The Poets Norm Sacuta, Rhona Bonnie Bishop Incwell I n k . Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour

McAdam,

Last year there was no time like the verse time. This year we celebrate a dynasty; three children of the television era pay tribute to the mindless mysteries of TV culture. Is this show for you? Self-test: "Beam me u p " ; "Phasers on s t u n " ; "Come on d o w n ! " ; "Book'm, Danno"; "Look up, way u p " ; "Em-eye-see, kay-eewhy, em-oh-you-es-see!". If these phrases bring you joy, laughter, fear or loathing, this show is for you.

Showtimes Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Ticket Prices $3 Adults $2 Stu/Sen/Children

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The Mikadk Gilbert and Sullivan Alberta Opera Touring Association Onoway, Alberta 2 hours With irresistable w i t and sparkling melodies, this favorite Gilbert and Sullivan comic masterpiece gently ridicules you and me and all those weird and wonderful citizens of Titipu. A large cast-and-chorus show, this production of The Mikado has toured across Alberta to unanimous praise.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

noon noon noon noon 2'15 p m 2' 15 p m

From Spirits to Children Maureen Rooney Maureen Rooney and P au l Punyi Calgary/Toronto, Alberta/Ontario 55 minutes

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Ticket Prices $4 Adults $3 Children (under 12]

Premiering at the Fringe. This exciting new play for children tells the story of a brother and sister lost in a forest. Alone and afraid, they must endure the night. The magic begins when ancient guardians of the forest find them and help them to overcome their fears. Maureen and Paul, together, have delighted young audiences all across Canada, and most recently, Great Britain.

Free Food and Beer 'The Comedy Show' The Company' Free Food and Beer Comedy Troupe Edmonton, Alberta 55 minutes "Funny, but where's the beer?" â&#x20AC;˘ Neil Lumsdon, (retired) football great. "Tasteless, tacky, I wouldn't hang it in my kitchen" â&#x20AC;˘ Collin Z.Z. Can-You-See-MyNosehairs MacLean. "You guys should have your own radio show!" - Jack Farr, The Radio Show, CBC. Free Food and Beer says, you W I L L laugh...

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $3.50 Everyone

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THOSE GREAT BIG HEADS O N EASTER ISLAND!!!! A NEW MUSICAL from the authors of "Sleeping Together". Directed by Ray Storey.

Michael D.C. McKinlay and Paul Morgan Donald Papa Productions Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 20 minutes

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Notes of a Dirty Old Man Artists of Alberta Dance Alberta Dance Theatre Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour

Theatre

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Ticket Prices $4 Adults Free Children

A lurid account of slovenly life. This performance contains a series of pitiful failures in the affairs of severable, laughable, but pathetic individuals. Black comedy in a dance theatre setting is the key exponent of this presentation.

Elizabeth Swados/Garry Trudeau Theatre Arts Program, Grant MacEwan Community College Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 30 minutes

ingenious lyrics and bristling polemical wisecracks performed by a sparkling cast.

Grant MacEwan Community College Theatre Arts presents: RAP MASTER RONNIE. Music by Elizabeth Swados. Book and lyrics by Garry (Doonesbury] Trudeau. " I f you're right 90 percent of the time, w h y quibble over the remaining 3 percent?" A partisan revue of 16 songs and highly amusing sketches bursting with

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Vicki Adams Willis and the company Decidedly Jazz Danceworks Calgary, Alberta 45 minutes Rockin' in Rhythm is 45 minutes of exhilarating jazz dance featuring the sometimes soulful, sometimes sparkling and always intoxicating music of Duke Ellington. Declared a 'hit' at last year's Fringe, this dance company is a 'must see'!. "These five women are hot,hot,hot!' G. Hicks August 22, 1985

Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 21 Friday, A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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50 years of Those Marvellous Movie Musicals Various Composers Edmonton Musical Theatre Edmonton, Alberta 55 minutes Some of the most memorable music, over 50 years, from motion picture musicals. Presented in concert revue form. Featuring 10 singers and 6 dancers combining the nostalgic and the contemporary in a colourful kaleidoscope of unforgettable melodies.

Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Prices $5 Adults $3 Students $2 Seniors

7 pm 7 pm 7 pm 2*15 p m 2*15 p m

Shared Stage Shared Stage Winnipeg, Manitoba 1 hour 15 minutes A performance work that is nonsensical and on the surface - pointless. But beyond the normal facade lurks the cool mind of a forboding (yet pointless) cultural impotent who castrates its foes before its foes castrate it - publicly. Dada Dumb is h i jinks that disarms the Shared Stage, its critics and its audience, forever and ever, into the murky world of born again nihilists. :

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Trying b You Choreographer-Elaine Calgary Dancers' Studio West Calgary, Alberta 1 hour 30 minutes Elaine Calgary surfaced in Alberta a scant four years ago with the purpose of inflicting mature fun and lewd humour upon her audiences. Long thought of as a reclusive, shy performer; Calgary has turned the tables on her admirers and delivered up cabarets and 'events' that shock the viewer into an intense focus on her always unpredictable characters. "Trying to Get Through to You" is a one woman dance theatre experience!

Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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A summer celebration of life integrating Beyond War concepts. Songs of love and joy and sadness; of being down and becoming down on down. Songs to soothe the weary and with a unified effort, to raise the rafters.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Ticket Prices $4 Adults $2 Stu/Sen/Unemply

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The Mail Order Bride Robert Clinton Edmonton Theatre Workshop Edmonton, Alberta 50 minutes If it's too late for " M r . Right", what about " M r . Make Do' ? Gentle and humorous, a story and a song about the change in two strangers. The winter day when a pioneer couple meet and make their way home.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Tuesday, A u g u s t 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 Ticket Prices $4 Adults $3 Stu/Seniors/Equity

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The Stronger Hugo Weisgall/Richard August Productions Edmonton, Alberta 30 minutes

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In 1902 August Strindberg created a storm of controversy when his wife starred in a new, possibly autobiographical play, The Stronger, in which two actresses confront one another as wife and mistress competing for love and fame. The wife's monologue is met w i t h total silence from the mistress. In 1954, Weisgall and Hart's opera based on this play received instant acclaim. August Productions received top awards for its performance of this work at the 1985 International Chamber Opera Festival in Columbus, Ohio.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Silk and Satin Aaron Langvand Real Roxy Productions Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 40 minutes "Night and day, his thick, black shadow trails behind me...l can never escape h i m . He can creep to within your last gasp from death and steal it from you. I ' m always looking over my shoulder to catch a glimpse of htm...the flutter of curtains, a shadow slipping 'round the corner..." A video-live stage production by the writer/producer of past Fringe shows: Morocco ('85}; Grandstand ('85) and Darling Alexis. Awarded Second Place in

the 1979 Alberta Culture Playwriting Competition (Pull Length Category). Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

Defender of the Faith Michael Charrois The 69th Street Frenchmen Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 30 minutes Tom and Rick are High Priests of the Cannabist Faith and their story is one of friendship, love, life, death and resurrection. This black comedy shows how the children born into the 60's deal with the realities and anxieties of coming of age in the 80's.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Ticket Price $4 Everyone

Real Roxy Aaron Langvand Real Roxy Productions Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 30 minutes Directed by Joe Viszmeg. Movie theatres, the temple of the first or second daters. But what of the lovelorn? Four of them catch a weeknight show, and before the main feature starts, three of them are in love. Will the hero ride off into the sunset w i t h the girl? W i l l Lassie come home? A video-live stage production by the writer/producer of past Fringe shows:

9 pm 9 pm 9 pm

Morocco ('85); Grandstand ('85) and Darling Alexis, (the 1984 walking tour whodunit of Old Strathcona). Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Tuesday, A u g u s t 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 21 Ticket Prices $5 Adults $4.50 Students/Seniors $9 Couples in love

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Scandalized Masks Thomas Nerling T h o m a s Nerling Edmonton, Alberta 2 hours Berlin. Masked figures wander up and down the streets stabbing citizens in the back. For many years the Police Chief has sought to solve these crimes, w i t h little success. But now Kurt and Tracy are in his city and quickly become embroiled in the investigation and the dreaded masks themselves. The Police Chief must act and quickly. Can he make an arrest before

Kurt and Tracy taste the knife? A presentation of the Rough Theatre. Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $4 Everyone

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Appearing soon in a country near you Guerilla Welfare Brian Schultze & Curtis Ruptash He-Dead Records/Guerilla Welfare Edmonton, Alberta I hour 15 minutes Discover the primal roots you never knew you had! Throw a loin-cloth and let your subconscious get stimulated by the music and visuals of this multi-media event. Based on last spring's Guerilla Welfare lp, this production incorporates slides, video, tapes and live music meshed together exploring imagery and rhythms. Yes humour, rich textures, spontaneity, food for thought and riddmic beat for de feet all wrapped up in a cross-cultural mosaic designed to break down de barriers. So...follow Guerilla Welfare to the Fourth World. Showtimes Friday, August 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Ticket Prices $4 Adults $3 Students/Seniors

The Blue Guitar of Pablo Picasso Dave McNally D'Arcy Greaves/Dave McNally Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 20 minutes Based on the life and devotion of Pablo Picasso. Malaga, birth place of Picasso is in the beautiful and fertile Andalusia a land of rich valleys, olive trees, and oranges; the home of Flameco, the passionate, rhythmic hand clapping music. The play the Blue Guitar is an exciting play that brings together the concert hall and the theatre stage. Classic guitarist

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D'Arcy Greaves plays a full compliment of Spanish classical and Flameco guitar music. Includes the words of Albeny, Tarrega, Sor, Rodrigo. Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Theatresports速 Improvisors from Theatre Network Theatresports/Theatre Network Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour Spontaneous comedy for sports fans. Death-defying improvisation that w i l l keep you on the edge ol your seat! The action is hot, hot, hot! Audience participation is rabid! More fun that sitltn at home! Never the same show twice! "These guys arc funny, whew they're funny, ha, boy, funny " Perry Harris ESQ, World of Taste Magazine. "1 sat and smiled silently to myself - a lot Elizabeth D.G. Rvgina. " I didn't get i t . ' S Stallone Guaranteed to make you latig or your money back!

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based i n Edmonton, Alberta, . Canada. As w e l l as producing '.V.'.V, the Fringe Theatre Event, '.v.y.v.v, Chinook continues year-round w i t h provincial touring shows for young people, in-house productions and special ••••••• presentations by guest artists of v.v.vX new plays, music and dance. T h i s season w e embarked on •• • • • 4 our first tour of Great B r i t a i n . O u r annual audience now exceeds 140,000 people of a l l ages. -•-•-V. y

1986-1987 Season Elementary School Tours (Grades K-6)

Spring Tour 1987

Once again CHINOOK tours the province with two new productions featuring our unique blend of colourful costume, mask, music and imagination. . . Fall Tour 1986 Dragondream by Michael McKinlay A young, overeager ' 'dungeonmaster'' tumbles into a game that's all too real - and comes face-to-face with queens, elves, assorted goblins and a huge firebreathing dragon! In Theatre: October 1-4 On Tour: October 6-December 8

C h i n o o k T h e a t r e operates under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Actors' Equity Association and is a member of PACT, ATPTA and ASSITEJ CANADA.

Dear World by The Children of Canada adapted by Brian Paisley Based on the upcoming book DEAR WORLD HOW 1 WOULD PUT THE WORLD RIGHT, a heartwarming and provocative musical adaptation of young Canadians' ideas on how to solve third world problems. . . In Theatre: February 25-28 On Tour: March 2 - May 15

" I n Old Strathcona we are proud of Chinook, Walterdale, the Yardbird, the Princess & other flowerings of civilization including a variety of great places to eat d r i n k & be merry — and buy good books old & new: all w i t h i n range of a short purse. Join me there - often."


At Chinook Theatre Two major, full-length professional productions for young people and adults. . .

Gone with the Fringe! August 15-23/1987

The Shipbuilder by Ken Michell

Based on a true incident, the story of one man's obsessive dream to build a huge ship in Saskatchewn and sail it home to Finland. A compelling tribute to the human spirit and the difficulties in turning dreams into realities. . . November 11-29, 1986

Richard III

Chinook Board Members Chairman Stephan Pezim Secretary Ian MacLachlan Treasurer Brenda Neilson Robert Astle Susan Minsos David Noble Brien Paisley Frank Phillet John Sproule Nan Taylor Grevyne Wright

by William Shakespeare Shakespeare's classic tale of intrigue and ambition in a vigourous, innovtibe version which remains true to the text. Directed by Brian Paisley, designed by Barbara Devonshire, with original music and soundscape by Jamie Philp. March 31 - April 18, 1967

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BC Radio # Edmonton Jean Cocteau/Francis Poulenc L y r i c T h e a t r e of E d m o n t o n Edmonton, Alberta 50 m i n u t e s Jean Cocteau's explosive monodrama when a woman's tenth telephone conversation w i t h her ex-lover was set to music in 1958 by Cocteau's lifelong friend Francis Poulenc. The result was an immediate success as the power of the drama is intensified by Poulenc. Don't miss this masterpiece of music and drama

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 T i c k e t Price $5 Everyone

Full Moon Folk Concert Full Moon Folk Edmonton, Alberta Z hours The Full Moon Folk Club w i l l present a collection of traditional and contemporary folk, country and blues music. The folk world has plenty of dyed-in-the-wool purists but variety is the spice of life after all. Lovers of purity, spice and variety w i l l all find a warm welcome, if they look. Everyone's looking for something. Slow trains w i l l become runaways, reeds w i l l bend, strings will clang and wayward clergymen will be celebrated!

The Old Time Vaudeville Show (revue) Pam J. Patten Play It Again Productions Edmonton, Alberta 50 m i n u t e s

hits and the troupe find themselves performing in the wake of World War 111. Fuii for one and all...a heart-warming reminiscence of days gone by and a delightful look at the entertainment form at the heart of today s modern, physical comedies.

An incorrigible pair of tourists accidenlly take the Fringe Festival by storm with most of the world's funniest comedy sketches, songs and dance. The two join forces with a down-and-out pianist and slapstick emcee It) tour the country as the popular " N e w Vaudcviliians". Tragedy

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 2(1 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24

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This is Oxo White Paul Whitney The Comedy Commission Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour From the creators of The Comedy Commission; now comes Oxo White...the penultimate "one-man show". This is theatre at its best. Experience realism in theatre without Chekov. Experience laughter without thinking. Experience thinking about reality without laughing. This is Paul Whitney's piece de resistance and also one of his outstanding accomplishments. See this show. Keep

vtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 T i c k e t Price $4 Everyone

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Dana Brooks Live Dana Brooks/Ronnie D a n a Brooks Calgary, Alberta 1 hour

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Dana Brooks to really w a r m up her audiences across North America. I t ' l l throw you into absolute hysterics!" Ingrid Epp, Action Magazine

Outrageous! You must see Dr. Joy Essex, a once-licensed clinical psychologist; Sisiter Mary Mahalia raising love, Jesus and big bucks on "Go For the Greenbacks Crusade"; and Dana Darcel, a former lead dancer on "Solid G o l d " branch out and sing a medley of her greatest country hits. If Joan Rivers could only see Dana now! The ' M o u t h ' Rivers would surely drop some of her trashy opening acts, and hire

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Mac Mask Treyis Willin The H i g h Hope Operators (The H 2 0 ' s ) Edmonton, Alberta 1 h o u r 30 m i n u t e s

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 T i c k e t Prices $3 Adults $2 Students/seniors

A truly bizarre ecclectric programme featuring song, dance, skits, blazing electric guitar, classical music, erotica, comedy, and...terror!? The Masks to "top' it off make it a real scream. Plenty of surprizes, cameras are welcome!

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King of America Alan Williams Alan Williams Winnipeg, Manitoba 1 h o u r 30 m i n u t e s drank i n his room in the Fort Garry in* Winnipeg. It was such a long night, it was four a.m. by the time everyone had gone and I could tell him

Gulf station in Deadwood, South Dakota you are in King of this entire continent." "Bernie," I said " i n fact you are monarch of all you survey." He just stared out of the window at downtown Winnipeg and he just s.ud luck' Wonderful" Toronto Star " D i t t o " Globe and Mail.

Sho Monday, August 18 Tuesday, A u g u s t 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 2 4 Ticket Price $5 E v e r y o n e

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Peter Gzowski, Peter Gzowski Kim Dales Wheatland Theatre Regina, Saskatchewan 50 minutes An agoraphobic actress rehearses her interview w i t h Peter Gzowski; an interview she w i l l never have. The stage version of the radio play that gave Peter Gzowski his acting debut. Starring Kate Gregg; directed by Steve Gregg.

Showtimes Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Ticket Prices $5 Academics $2 Everyone else Free Children

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YIKES! IT'S FUMIN'MAD! Yikes Comedy Troupe Yikes Comedy Troupe Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 2 hours Original, avant-garde sketch comedy: " A n eclectic mix of verbal and physical comedy". "Sketches are carefully crafted and beautifully develop a sense of character" - Saskatoon Star Phoenix. I n " Y i k e s " recognizable objects, characters and situations are redefined and twisted into a surrealistic, cartoonesque world where anything is possible. " Y i k e s " has successfully produced four major shows i n its first year of existence: "Yikes! I Think

it Saw Us!" "Yikes! Let's Scram!" "Yikes! It W r i t h e d ! " and "Yikes! It Wants M y Waffles". Showtimes Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Honest Junction D.C. Smith Studio North Theatre Associates Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour

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Showtimes Ken Jon Booth is bac.kJ-Sfucfio Norlh hasVi \_^Olfc>n3ay, August 18 convince^htrn'fo shed^iis c ^ i c a l l y * . •^ Tuesday, August 19 i U ^ a m i e d w h i t ^ s u i t (Mark T w a j ^ - y & ' - A • "* 'Wednesday, August 20 Perjon, 1JS6] and retuja r$C54t another. . Friday, August 22 de-rastatingW^rJ^^naaeeply^'c'vrng Saturday, August 23 p n ^ ^ a t t s f l b w . Eyejcy«ttfwn has a secret Ticket Prices d'HoriesfcJuriction is no exception. Dr. $5 Adults Botlth,'a 30 year veteran of professional $4 Stu/Sen/Children theatre, leads you through the twists and

A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine John Driver/Jeffrey Haddow Leave It To J a n e Theatre Company Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 30 minutes A day in Hollywood/A Night In The Ukraine. " H o l l y w o o d " is a marvellous nostalgic spoof of Hollywood and the movies of the 1930's. " U k r a i n e " is the comedy The Marx Brothers didn't make but could have. Inspired lunacy in the form of a musical double feature.

Showtimes Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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The old. old story oi children v. ho vanish When all the children but one follow the Pied Piper A hill opens They entet The hill closes The grieving parents never see their ehildren again. How do the mothers cope w i t h this loss' How do the fathers cope'' How long before 'Hope deterred raaketh sick the heart? ' The Mulberry Bush explores these themes. Some parents face reality Sonie ri treat into fantasy

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Terra Straniera Cutei ina I'tlwnnls Ponte T h e a t r e E d m o n t o n . Vlherta I hour 30 m i n u t e s They left behind a wat t*nn and culture still vivid in the! and found here a told land tl u ttii loneliness and regit t. '!% and mwgltf f ul pt i - by C'ijteafti prominent local v\ ri u i , i< >oks heart of a small community ot immigrants and tells a couipeliin a man driven to the brink (it inai man ,i)one, the woman he tin es, her IlilsilillsN

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A Tale of Two Men Nikolai Gogol. Fyodor Dosloyevsky The U n k n o w n Theatre V i c t o r i a , B.C. 2 hours Permit The U n k n o w n Theatre to guide you on a journey through the worlds of the sane, the mad and the holy. I n separate pieces, t w o of Russia's greatest writers reveal the inner lives of two men. Gogol's Diary of A Madman and Dostoyevsky 's Dream of a Ridiculous Man present a timeless message concerning the fragility of those borders separating what ' k n o w " from what we "imagine

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 , Tuesday, A u g u s t 19 Wednesday, August 20 T i c k e t Prices $5 Adults $3 Students

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David Mamet Triptych Toronto, Ontario 1 hour 40 minutes From the author of Glengarry Glen and American Buffalo comes this powerful, haunting story of two lovers, who spend the night in a cabin in the woods. This brooding drama features Anne Wesseis and Mark Wilson, most recently company members w i t h Regina's Globe Theatre. The Woods is directed by Brian Deedrick, past associate director w i t h Edmonton's Northern Light Theatre.

" Y o u must all be careful when you go into the woods. And they went i n . It started to get d a r k . . . " lllll':.;; Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $4 Everyone

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Rhinestones Catherine Girczyc Prism Productions Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour Rhinestones by Catherine Girczyc and directed by Lee Royce is a comedy about art, love and hog farming. It is Jacqueline, the Pork Queen facing both her life and the hotel painter in her room. It is Newt, the cowboy romeo, and Freda, our Lady of the Hog Barns, coming to terms at the bargaining table of engagement. It is a funny and quircky look at love on the home quarter. Rhinestones Stars: Annette

Loiselle, Sue Williamson, Ron Pearson, and Mark Anderako, and was designed by Lynne Fredine. Showtimes Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24

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She Sells Seashells by the Seashore Jim Kelly The Off Whyte Group Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour' 30 minutes A fwo^acf drama, "She sells..." is glimpse at the life and death of a drunken and desolate outcast w h o makes his home on the beach by the sea, where tnctdents of hilarity, romance, fantasy, and idiocy wash over h i m as he strains to keep his head above them.

ON Patrick Higgins/Bob Moore T h e Ministers of Culture Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 30 minutes "Promotional blurb follows: Zow! '. Couch! Boffo! Dog! " O N " defies description except: original, iconoclastic, plastic, self-conscious, hilarious, discursive, village voice said, insights that wither, two actors, omnifarious, a classic, daring, cheap considering. Yes it's Theatre O N the spot, O N the money, O N your time(s). Slam! Rubber! Mise en abyme! Lips in cages! (get the picture?) O N , Def .(l) in or into a condition, process, action: it's v i b r O N (2)close to, along the

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The Subway Plays Alexinu Dalgetty Alexina Dalgetty Vancouver, B . C . 1 h o u r 10 minutes A series of plays involving Hetty. Meg, Dan, Sam, Carole, a clarinet, plastic televisions from Niagara Falls, daffodils and the mystery man from the personals column. Big doses of black comedy all concerned w i t h living,.loving and dying i n the subway.

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The Broken Globe/A Fine Colored Easter Egg (In Repertory) Frank Moher/Gwen Ringwood Something Anonymous Theatrical Fellowship Edmonton, Alberta 1 h o u r 30 m i n u t e s The Broken Globe - a play of conflict between a father and a son's love for each other vs. their commitment to their different beliefs. A Fine Colored Easter Egg - a comical look at one man's

BIG POETS, Small Plays Various C r y b a b y K i l l e r Theater Edmonton, Alberta 1 h o u r 40 m i n u t e s

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Ticket Price $4 Everyone

Each production more fabulous than the last! Crybaby Killer Theater does it again; with their blockbuster production of " B I G POETS, small plays", a selection of short pieces by our own personal deity Frank O'Hara and the magnificient Diane Di Prima. The A U T event of the century!

Orgasmo Adulto Escapes from the Zoo Franca Rame and Dario Fo Actors A l i v e Toronto, Ontario 50 m i n u t e s

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Possible Nudity Possible Nudity Possible Nudity Inc. Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 30 minutes POSSIBLE N U D I T Y is pure improvisation w i t h piano accompaniment. Scenes are taken soley from audience suggestion on the spot. We w i l l do t w o forty five minute sets w i t h an intermission. There is no back-stage scripts, recurrence of past scenes or time spent "organizing" the suggestions we receive.

Saturday Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Ticket Price $4.50 Everyone

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First Stage lan Ferguson Three of a K i n d Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 18 minutes 'First Stage' is the funniest show you w i l l see this year. Each joke has been carefully scrutinized by the Department of Health and Welfare to ensure the maximum humour potential while still remaining w i t h i n acceptable standards of safety. 'First Stage' is presented by Three of a Kind productions. A l l members had disturbing incidents of psychic awareness during their childhoods which resulted i n all of them disliking the motion picture "The Colour Purple". Come to the show and laugh yourself i l l .

Thirty-Ought-Six Terry Colp Union Theatre Company Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour Winner Best Play, Stage One Festival! Winner Best Play/Best Actor, A.D.F.A. finals! Winner Third place, Alberta Culture 1986 Playwriting competition! A marriage is falling apart. Cattle are being mutilated. A young couple struggles to regain the order in their lives.

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Overtures Frank Norris Calliope Edmonton, Alberta 1 h o u r 15 m i n u t e s Two One Act Plays: "Soundwaves" is set in an empty theatre. The spirits of three actors who once played there are summoned by the 'Theatre Building' for a last hurrah! "Discords" a simple picnic arranged by a husband for his wife and mother-in-law ends rather unpleasantly.

OVERTURES Showtimes Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $3 Everyone

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Only Blood Stains: The Making of a Doctor Vincent Hanlon Horuscript Fort McMurray, 1 hour

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In a series of short scenes and vignettes, two doctors dissect and imaginatively reconstruct the process through which an average 70 kilogram (hu)man is transformed into a gleaming white-coated healing machine. Life's great t h e m e s birth, sex, illness, and death—are all laid out i n this witty, compassionate expose of doctors and patients i n the 1980 s.

Showtimes Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Look Back in John Osborne Cheryl Hartshorne Edmonton, Alberta

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The Crack walker Judith Thompson Boyle Street Edmonton, Alberta 2 hours This play demands attention, Judith Thompson's play The Crack walker provides extraordinary insight and an uncanny understanding of the underbelly of Canadian society. Any viewer w i l l become totally immersed i n the reality of the play's horror and despair. Laughter, hope, ignorance and desperation interchange in this drama which shocks one into awareness of the lower strata of our society. Provocative, demanding drama. An Alberta premiere.

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Caruso Got There First Timothy J. Anderson T i n C a n Society Banff, Alberta 55 m i n u t e s Taxi! Taxi! Quick, take me to see Caruso Got There First. Ya got these t w o cabbies, see? A n ' one a them decides he's gonna take a shot at becomin' famous as a opera singer. But Sal Pescatore didn't count on the help of his fellow cabbie, Mike Conlin Together they tackle the way the world runs, as Sal's driving ambition runs a collision course w i t h Mike's practical views. They drive each other near crazy!

This one-act comedy snagged second i n the 1986 Alberta Culture Playwriting Competition, so come along for the ride... Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 Ticket Price $4 Everyone

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Juggling Strings Kira Van Deusen K i r a V a n Deusen Vancouver, B.C. 50 m i n u t e s A street fiddler is granted three wishes < the magic computer. Her instrument changes to a cello and later to a bass. She travels around the world and plays music of Eastern Europe, China, Africa and North America. The juggling of instruments, musical styles and story is good fun for all ages. Kira Van Deusen is an accomplished and warm-hearted musician w h o has entertained many audiences in Canada, the U.S. and Europe w i t h her three fiddles.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August IS Tuesday, August 19 Ticket Prices $3 Adults $1 Children

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Imagine... Olm tucker deceit O n i o n s Fdntoitton. Alberta M) m i n u t e s Imagine wading through a young man's psyche. Imagine being a part of his ambitions, his dreams his desires. Imagine knowing how he reels and und'eistanding wiry lie feels it. Imagine being there when he is forced to make important decisions about his life. Imagine.... The premier ot Otis Tucker's

new play imagine., examines a brj' coming to terms with his future and his evaluation of his relationships with that surround him. N I N G : Language and camisole may end Show times Saturday August 16 Sunday, August t7 Monday, August IS Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Ticket Price $3

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H.C. Sisson H a l Sisson Peace River, Alberto 45 minutes

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 S u n d a y , A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 Thursday, August 21 T i c k e t Prices $5 Adults $4 Students/Seniors

An adult, risque, stand-up or sit-down, music hall type one man comedy, performed by an unfit 'old fart' appointed by the unwilling to do an unnecessary parody of a theatre of the absurd one act classic. "Gratitude is riches and complaint is poverty and the worst I ever had was w o n d e r f u l " says performer Hal C. Sisson, a reformed lawyer and Q.C. of Peace

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"Our Parents" amc l "No Exit" Ken Keobke, Jean-Paul Sartre T r a n s C a n a d a Highway Troupe Victoria, B . C . 1 hour 30 minutes Our Parents - a zany, zany play for a man, a woman and two dummies. No Exit - to depend upon the emotion that another w i l l not give is a hell of a way to spend eternity. Jean-Paul Sartre's macabre tale of everlasting atonement.

Gordon Canola's All Star Hog Report A Cabaret! Original Material Centre Stage, Red Deer College R e d Deer, Alberta 1 hour 40 minutes Centre Stage, Red Deer College returns to The Fringe to follow-up t w o previous festival sellouts w i t h Gordon Canola's A l l Star Hog Report - A Cabaret!, a poetic exploration of turn of the century Mennonite life - No! No! Just Kidding, Really! The AU Star Hog Report, hosted by Gordon Canola, is a satirical, lyrical, miracle on stage featuring six of the most actors i n Alberta. Gene Shalit says, " A show!!!"

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 Wednesday, August 20 T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 21 T i c k e t Prices $5 Adults $3 Stu/Sen/Unemploy.

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Christopher Durang T h e New Company Players Edmonton, Alberta 30 minutes A man (George! w h o believes he is. dreaming, wanders backstage of a theatre, whereupon the cast and crew mistake h i m for the understudy for the leading man. Subsequently, the leading man is injured in a car accident and the man (George) must " G O O N " . Every actor's ultimate fear is fully realized窶馬ot being able to remember his/her lines. This is an exciting

Showtimes Monday, August 18 T u e s d a y , A u g u s t 19 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 T i c k e t Prices $4 Adults $3 Students $2 Seniors

Slide Show Gerald Osborn Foureyes P r o d u c t i o n s Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour Alone on her twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, Mattie Webster discovers uninvited guests in her living room. Ever the good hostess she entertains w i t h jokes, stories and a slide show of her life and times. Share an hour w i t h Mattie. Meet the boys w h o refuse to clean their rooms. And the husband w h o hasn't smiled in twenty years. Learn the identity of the Mysterious Faceless Woman! Slide Show... See it before the bulb burns out!

Showtimes Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Ticket Price $3 Everyone

PETulance R.BoycelC. Everitt Downstage Left Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 15 minutes A look at Pets. W h y we keep them and why they keep us. All ages! Showtimes Wednesday, August 20

Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Prices $4 Adults *3 Stu/Sen/Children Maria Irene I'ornes T h e a t r e Services Edmonton, Alberta 30 m i n u t e s This obscure little one-act play is a series of lectures given by one D r . Kheal, a professor of what may be best described as the art of living. Claiming never to be wrong, he sets about teaching us his secrets of existence. He proceeds to demonstrate how all men should think, feel, act, and be; and also how we can do anything from a million little things to one big one. He even gives us a formula for love and a diagram of hope. Come and see

the abstract wonders of the great D r . Kheal by Maria Fornes w i t h Larry Farley in the title role. Showtimes Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday. August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $3 Everyone

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Mikis Theodorakis adapted by Peter Efstathiou MaeDonald/Efstathiou Productions Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 26 minutes In 1967, Greece was overtaken by a military regime, via a Woodless coup d'etat that was to restrain the birthplace of democracy for 7 years. A communist threat to siese control of the nation was used to justify the coup. To this day, this "justification'' lies very m u c h i n doubt w i t h many Greeks. "Exodus" is a political satire, which ridicules the military uprising of 1967. Mikis Theodorakis, a

Voyage Marline Denys-Merigot and Lennart Jacobson Compagne Martine et Lennart, Sweden/France 40 minutes Topette is French and Bolle is Swedish. They meet i n a park i n Paris and fall in love...but... How w i l l they be able to communicate without knowing each other's language? The show is a fastmoving mixture of misunderstandings, comical situations, acrobatics, craziness as well as being full of tenderness and

political hero and one of the great composers of popular Greek musje, wrote "Exodus" during his imprisonment for his political convictions. Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 T i c k e t Price Pass The Hat

warmth. It's a show where words have lost their importance, and been replaced by imagination, joy and fantasy. Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Prices $4 Adults $3 Children

The Kuttner Dimension Storey, Massing, McKinlay Kuttner, Inc. Edmonton, Alberta I hour 30 minutes World Premier' From Blair Haynes, the director who brought you last year's film Dttir smash. Morroco. A stage and video tribute to 40's and SO's sei-fi B-Movies. See strange talcs never before staged. Playwright Michael D C. McKinlay takes us to Mexico where a peasant feud is settled by Inlergalaetic Police. Raymond

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Storey leads us into a 22nd Century nightmare where computer justice is swift and merciless. And Conni Massing introduces a strange family of hill billies â&#x20AC;&#x201D; is it scientific phenomena or just inbreeding? Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Friday, A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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At The Beach Collective Creation Small Change Theatre Edmonton, Alberta 1 Hour " A t The Beach" is a mask show about Med, Pearl, and Eugene - three eccentric characters who literally, step from the pages of a life-size book. When each decides to take a trip to the beach, their stories become more entangled w i t h every turn of the page- This hilarious and charming show is the newest production of Edmonton's highly successful Small Change Theatre whose hits "One

Beautiful Evening", and "Hazard and Darlene in L o v e " h a w toured to Edinburgh, Tokyo, Paris and Mew Zealand. Directed by Jan Henderson. Showtimes Saturday , August Ms Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday , August 20 Ticket Prices $5 Adults $4 Seniors/Children

Traps Eddy Douglas and Mark Davis Pickup C a n a d a Music Productions L t d . Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour Venture into the romance, the fortune, the dreams and the peril, presented i n this fascinating, true story from the heart of Alberta. TRAPS, a dramatico musicale, takes you there. The famous explorers: MacKenzie, Pond and Thompson, and the fur traders of the Hudson Bay Company; the nomadic Iroquois who were experts

w i t h steel traps; and Father Laeombe, a true lover of humanity - all come to life i n the '86 Fringe. With special guest Long John Baldry! Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Paris, L a Nuit Dennis Tourbin Dennis Tourbin Peterborough, Ontario t hour Paris, La Nuit is a comic, colourful romp through the streets of Paris written i n the form of absurd letters home to friends in Canada. It is a multi-media performance work involving: slides, video, text, paintings and sound. In it, Tourbin describes his impressions, his fantasies, his curiosity, his obession w i t h The City of Light. Parts, l*a Nuit was originally

formed at the Centre Culturel Canadien i n Paris in 1982. Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday , August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Ticket Price $4 Everyone

East of Edson Co-Op Soap on the Rocks Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 40 minutes They're back and they're funnier and in more trouble than ever. Join all your favourite Soap on the Rockers at Joan Crosby's Celebrity Spa and Dude Ranch for a sizzling summer sojourn filled w i t h lust, power mongering, greed, love, hate and the whole damn thing. Tbss in a little mystery, a dash of intrigue and a hefty

ose of good clean sex i n every human configuration and you have Soap on th Rocks, Book I I : East of Edson Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Ticket Price $5 Everyone


Douglas Banksbn Echoes Vancouver, B.C. 1 h o u r 50 m i n u t e s

frightening secret. Bill Murdoch brings life all the characters i n a tour de force performance that can only be described as riveting.

Spend an evening w i t h Edgar Allan Poe, master of the psychological horror story. Watch as Poe re-stages some of the events that surrounded the creation of his most famous poem, "The Raven" . In a desperate attempt to finish the poem for his 'day of Judgement' in Boston, Poe must seek out the identity of the poem's tragic heroine, Lenore! And in doing so, Poe comes face to face w i t h his own most

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Albertine, Era Cinq Temps Michel Tremblay T h e a t r e Francais d ' E d m o n t o n Edmonton, Alberta 1 h o u r 4Š m i n u t e s Michel Tremblay, le celebre dramaturge ijuebecois, revient an theatre cette satson d'une mantere inattendue. Cette nouvetle creation dramatique est d'une grande intensite et vient jeter plus de lumiero sur te destin singuiier d'Alherfine. Une "comcdie humaine ', version t)uebecoise. grave, drole. et bouleversante! En Premier Albertaine dans une raise en scene de

Pierre Bokor Michel Tremblay explores the harrowing universe of a working class woman through Five stages in her life. Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 21 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Fool s Edge Ronnie Burketl. Blake i Council A l b e r t a T h e a t r e Projects a n d R o n n i e B u r k e t t T h e a t r e of M a r i o n e t t e s Calgary, A l b e r t a 1 hour 40 minutes

Dell'Arte (and breaking lots of rules about how puppetry is supposed to be performed). Sponsors: Canada Council, Alberta Foundation for the Performing Arts, ATP and Alberta Culture.

Sex! Greed! Puppets! Violence! Laff-ominute! This highly inventive and deeply silly tour de force was premiered at the Martha Cohen Theatre in early August. It is puppeteer Ronnie Burkett's " M a d " way of bringing puppetry back into the legitimate theatre. For adults! Borrowing (stealing) from the Italian Commedia

Showtimes Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

Changing Bodies Blake Brooker O n e Y e l l o w Rabbit Calgary, A l b e r t a 1 h o u r 30 m i n u t e s One Yellow Rabbit presents Michael Stirling Green as the unforgettable Reverend Kevin in Changing Bodies by Blake Brooker. Watch! as eerie Rev. Kev ransacks his lonely room i n a daunting solo quest, employing science and magic in his efforts to devolve into a fish. Deliciously off-beat. Changing Bodies was last winter's surprise hit for Alberta's own

One Yellow Rabbit Performance Troupe and Fringe '86 marks five years of Fringe participation. Changing Bodies boasts five years of hard work and know-how You'll love ft, . â&#x20AC;˘ ' Showtimes Wednesday, August 20 T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 21 F r i d a y . August Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Tag I n A Ghost Town PatLangner Skyroots Toronto, O n t a f U f c ^ 1 hour 30 m i n i m s Showtimes Tag sits on the porch dfSi ot the a "Saturday August 16 general store in a ghost town I Sv»nday Ttttgtts*,^ badlands. Waitin' with guns ect^ndyjj . NMndaJ^ Auejist 1 8 ^ full bottle of tequila. WafattSfqrJiis " + ^Ogrid^ay. Augvfst 22j[} nemesis to return for the showdown?" ' — : ^ Satufda While he waits, he laughs with us about TicTtet-Pfjce love, about fear. About being "special". $5 Everyone

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writer not yet well known here. (An evening that Martha and Henry would have drooled to experience!. Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August IS Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Bleed Red Darren Young Nga Kaiako Theatre Wellington, New Zealand 50 minutes Bleed Red is a lively and w i t t y new play focusing on the antics of four teenagers as they begin to understand their cultural differences w i t h i n the New Zealand society of today. This is a first play specially written w i t h the Edmonton Festival in mind and the premiere performance w i l l probably take place in Edmonton. The company are all working w i t h i n educational drama programmes i n the Wellington area and this is their major work this year, having most recently presented the N.Z. premiere of Green Thumb's " N o t So D u m b " .

Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Ticket Prices $5 adults $3 children

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Birds I n Space/ The Man Himself Sheri D. Wilson/Allan Drury The Malmoth Group & T h e Vancouver Conservatory of Theatrical Arts Society Vancouver, B . C . 1 hour 45 minutes The Man Himself: a one man play by Alan Drury, is a subtle and insidious explanation of the attractions of fascism. In 50 minues, the play paints a vivid portrait of one man's struggle to understand his society and his attempts to explain his involvement in the national front, Britain's neo-nazi group. His reasoning and logic are chillingly understandable. Birds in Space: Phffft!

Sore Throats Howard Brenton Alan E d w a r d s Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 25 minutes Described by Brenton as 'an intimate play in two acts'. Sore Throats is a study, at times comic and at times savage, of the power of sex and money. A feminist play centring on a woman's liberation from an abusive relationship, it focuses on the life of Judy, following the disintegration of her marriage. In the debris of a divorce, two women and a man start a perilous course of experiment w i t h their lives. A presentation of the rough theatre.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Tuesday, A u g u s t 19 Ticket Price $4 Everyone


Chainsaw Love Brad Fraser Workshop West Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour 45 minutes First was Wolfboy. Now from Brad Fraser's trilogy of "Plasma" plays comes Chainsaw Love, a new comedy/ horror/thriller. What secrets are hidden i n the basement? Who remembers the night the chickens died? Where w i l l i t all lead? Family V\fe is exploded i n this off-centre crazy world where the end may be neat and strangers hold the key to life eternal. Chainsaw Love - it's a real scream. Chainsaw Love is sponsored by Workshop West.

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Dorothy I n The Light Dorothy Parker independent performers Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour

at night i n some long-since-vanished bar, we do so at our peril.

Women-Men-Waiting-Relationships. LoveHate-Death-Dancing. What more could you want? And all i n an hour!!! A light hearted peek at Dorothy Parker, her sparkling language, her off-the-wall humour, her penetrating w i t , her trenchant satire, her robust and acid lucidities - performed by Jude Beny and Elan Ross Gibson. She was one of the wittiest people i n the world and one of the saddest; i f even now we go on laughing at something she happened to say very late

The Blood Knot At hoi Fugard The Winnipeg Actors Co-Op/Canadian Popular Theatre Alliance Winnipeg, Manitoba 2 hours 30 minutes

Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Prices $5 Adults $3 Students/Seniors

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This Tour De Force examines the lives of two brothers as they struggle for dignity beneath the oppressive cloud of Apartheid. Written some 25 years ago, Fugard's prophetic play marks the first time that a mixed cast appeared on a South African stage. Shortly after its opening, the authorities closed the production, banned subsequent performances and invoked laws prohibiting mixed audiences. The Blood Knot is more than an outcry against injustice. It is a celebration of mankind's indominable spirit in the face of overwhelming odds. Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Friday, August 22 Saturday, August 23 Sunday, August 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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Stuart Nemtin Major Conrad Flapps Victoria, B , C . 1 hoar Yes!! You asked for h i m and he's back!!! The Fringe's favourite flyer, "Major Conrad Flapps" returns w i t h the ultimate technology in self-improvement programmes. Whether it's fitness, diet, "fast-food" therapies, or nuclear anxiety, Flapps has discovered The Answer for your relief from the stress of life i n the 80's. Warning; Intense silliness and high brew comedy. With the assistance of Canada Council's exploration programme.

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Friday, August 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Prices $4 Adults $3 Students/Seniors $2 Children

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Missing Link Todd Hammond and McCleary Tearay Moanay Toronto, Ontario 1 hour 20 minutes

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From the depths of the frozen arctic tundra comes the most amazing scientific discovery of the century: the Missing Link has been found! More amazing still: this major breakthrough has been made by two clowns w i t h large red noses! Tearay Moanay proudly introduces the amazing Bunnet, w i t h his assistant, Sven, in a presentation full of mystery, amazing facts, and lots of laughter. Join Sven and

Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Friday, August 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $4 Everyone

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a murder! You are invited to make an accusation before our Detective tells you what really happened...or just sit back and enjoy some of the best theatre you'll ewt see. Showtimes Saturday , August 16 S u n d a y , A u g u s t 17 M o n d a y , A u g u s t 18 Tuesday, A u g u s t 19 W e d n e s d a y , August 2 0 T h u r s d a y , August 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Ticket Price $S Everyone

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ee of a C e i mily Voices, Savage Eh Joe) Harold Pinter, Sum Shepard. S ••atat tierWtt ; • Vista P i u d u U t o f t s C h a p a i a , Jalisco, M e x i c o •ies

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Geeks in Love Jeffrey Hirschfield T h e Phoenix Hot S u m m e r Nights Company Edmonton, Alberta 1 hour I S minutes The author of All-Meat Radio returns w i t h a love story that looks at a woman looking back at all the geeks she's been i n love w i t h . It's guaranteed to make you pay money, sit for a while, and leave. "Hirschfield...is funnier and more surprising than most touring comedians Edmonton has seen lately." John Charles, Edmonton Sun. "All-Meat Radio played to roaring crowds. I ' l l be ready for more of Hirschfield as soon as my spleen recovers". Gateway. "Very funny until somebody loses an eye." Concerned Moms Inc. Showtimes Saturday, August 16 Sunday, August 17 Monday, August 18 Tuesday, August 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 Thursday, August 21 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

Sorry.., Audience and Private View Vaclav Huwl A Board and A Passion Edmonton, Albeit.) 1 hour 30 minutes Sorry consists of t w o plays by the dissident Czech playwright, Vaclav H.' Superb ironic commentary on the pos of a writer who has incurred the disapproval of an autocratic govemmi and provokes in his new employer, as well as i n his closest friends, an extraordinary and irrational hostility moral satire, brilliantly funny and

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Surprise, Surprise Michel Trembley Horizon Players Spruce Grove, Alberta 45 minutes We're having a party, and you're invited! Everything has been taken care of, except for a few last minute details. The girls are on the phone now, i n anticipation of this birthday event. What are they talking about? Is that a new hair colour? How old is she anyways? What kind of gift w i l l they buy her? For the answer to these and other burning questions... we'll see you at the party. Even though time is an irrelevant concept, the play w i l l be about 45 minutes. |She may take a long time to blow out the candles.)

Barry Collins Christian St. Pierre Edmonton, Alberta 2 hours Only a party to a case can really judge, but, being a party, it cannot judge. Hence there is no possibility of judgement in the world but only the glimmer of a possibility. Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 Wednesday, August 20 Thursday, August 21 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Sunday, A u g u s t 24 Ticket Price $5 Everyone

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High Beanies/ Night and Dawn Ben Halm Theatre Passe Muraille Toronto, Ontario 55 minutes High Beames: "Memories and reflections through shadow and l i g h t . " Night and D a w n : The story of a young black African man who falls in love w i t h a Toronto girl. It is about their love, their desires and their dreams ..it is about going home.

Showtimes Tuesday, August 19 W e d n e s d a y , A u g u s t 20 T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t 21 F r i d a y , A u g u s t 22 Saturday, A u g u s t 23 Ticket Price $4 Everyone

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M a h a g o n n y — A Songspiel

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Last Lines... Every year w e ' v e said i t , b u t it m u s t b e said againâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;ongoing f u n d i n g for t h e F r i n g e is not guaranteed b y governm e n t agencies or private a n d corporate sponsors. L i k e every other t h e a t r e c o m p a n y i n Canada, C h i n o o k T h e a t r e exists o n a v e r y fragile a n d v u l n e r a b l e economy. B u t y o u c a n help. I f y o u enj o y e d t h e Fringe t h i s s u m m e r a n d y o u w a n t to m a k e sure it comes back n e x t year, t h e n take a few moments to p h o n e or w r i t e c i t y a n d p r o v i n c i a l g o v e r n m e n t officials, t a l k to y o u r associates i n t h e business w o r l d a n d encourage t h e m to get i n v o l v e d and/or d r o p a l i n e to y o u r favourite l o c a l mediaâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;it a l l helps!

A n d n e x t year's title? We thought y o u ' d never ask... I n t h e s u m m e r of 1987 y ' a l l a r e i n v i t e d b a c k for n i n e m o r e s i z z l i n g days i n O l d Strathcona w h e n w e ' l l e m b a r k o n another glorious t h e a t r i c a l rampage... F r o m August 15-23, 1987 w e ' l l a l l be G o n e W i t h The Fringe!

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October 10-26 Written and performed by Alan Bridle Produced by Video Cabaret International

An amazing combination of state-of-the-art video technology and high voltage live performance.

Nov. 74 - Dec. 7 Written by William Hoffman

Feb. 20 - Mar. 8 Written by Don Hannah

In dealing with the sensitive subject of AIDS, this important play exudes humor, compassion and dignity.

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1986 Edmonton Fringe Guide: Fringe the Fifth  

The official guide of the 1986 Edmonton International Fringe Festival.

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