Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2017 Day One

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2017 Day One Thanks to Bema Productions, I was able to attend a dress rehearsal of Horowitz and Mrs Washington.  On Day One, applying the scheduling theory of my long-time fringing buddy Arlene, I chose a venue—Fairfield Hall—and attended all the performances there.  The evening included three world premieres—Inauguration Vacation by Annette Roman, timely and topical storytelling from the life of a political … [Read more...]

Six Magicians by Andrew Brimstone. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.

Six Magicians by Andrew Brimstone. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview. Andrew Brimmell, aka Andrew Brimstone, is a regular improviser with Paper Street Theatre Company (which is where I have mainly seen him perform over the last few years).  He’s also a magician—which led to the creation of his new solo show. NB: the first four shows of Six Magicians run the first four days of the Fringe; the last two—the last two days. Mind the … [Read more...]