Fringe Fest 2013

    
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  Fringe Fest 2013
July 31, 2013
  Tossed around the stagePDF files may take a moment to load

Monster Theatre artistic producer and actor Tara Travis says that after artistic director Ryan Gladstone finished writing the screenplay for Til Death: The Six Wives of Henry VIIIshe hated him.


Travis plays seven characters in the play — Henry VIII and his six wives.


“I never would have thought I was physically capable of doing what I do in this show,” Travis says, despite, as she points out, Monster Theatre being known for its multiple-character acting.


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July 31, 2013
  Celebrating our collective psychosisPDF files may take a moment to load

Each of us attempts to open a dialogue or form a deal with our absolute reality at some point in our lives. We attempt to bargain with the randomness of everyday events, no matter how illogical the attempt may be.


Stand-up poet Rob Gee, who spent 11 years working as a nurse in an acute psychiatric ward, calls it the “collective psychosis that makes us human.” And he says his award-winning play Fruitcake is a celebration of that psychosis.


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