Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2018. Day Two.

Reviews of Water People by Ellen Arrand, produced by Theatre Inconnu, Fado by Elaine Avila, produced by Puente Theatre and Carey, OK! Timeless Timely Tunes by Carey Wass. Everyone Fringe fanatic has a plan and a strategy—sometimes I borrow my friend Arlene’s and go to one venue to stay there to see as many shows as possible, at other times I want to plan forays to the off-site venues.  Friday night was a blend of both—catching an early show at … [Read more...]

Fado the Saddest Music in the World at the Victoria Fringe 2018. An interview.

The team that brought you the 2015 Fringe hit Lieutenant Nun are back this year with the world premiere of FADO, the Saddest Music in the World.  Director Mercedes Bátiz-Benét answered questions about the show. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company?  Puente Theatre has been producing work on the Fringe circuit since 2015. Last time at the Victoria Fringe? Shows you've presented at the … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2015. Day Nine.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe2015.  Day Nine. Victoria Fringe Festival  August 26-September 6, 2015. Reviews of Lieutenant Nun and Two Ruby Knockers, One Jaded Dick. Read all of my Victoria Fringe Festival 2015 coverage HERE. Please remember on this final weekend of the 29th Victoria Fringe Festival--advance tickets (or lining up well in advance) are advised. If a show is sold-out, take a risk on another. That's what the Fringe is … [Read more...]