Continuing my Vancouver International Fringe Festival series I have tickets available for two more productions coming up this month.
The Exquisite Hour
by Stewart Lemoine
Directed by Julie McIsaac, featuring Josue Laboucane and Nevada Yates Robart
Carousel Theatre Studio
1411 Cartwright Street (on Granville Island), Vancouver
â€œAre you satisfied with what you know?â€
A seemingly well-adjusted bachelor finds his life forever altered on a summer evening in 1962 when an alluring encyclopaedia saleswoman materializes in his backyard to make an unusual sales pitchâ€¦ The next hour of real time will surprise and delight in this witty and romantic screwball comedy by Fringe favourite Stewart Lemoine.
Showtimes: September 10th – 14th, 17th – 19th
Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
Created & written by Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon, Joss Whedon & Zack Whedon
Music by Joss Whedon & Jed Whedon
At the Firehall Arts Centre
280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Dr. Horribleâ€™s Sing Along Blog is a live theatre production based on Joss Whedonâ€™s popular online short film. This hilarious musical tragicomedy sees young Billy takes on the status-quo as he sets out to change the world under the guise of Dr. Horrible. Aspiring to join the infamous Evil League of Evil, Billy inadvertently introduces his nemesis, Captain Hammer, to Penny, the girl of his dreams.
Showtimes: September 10th – 14th, 16th – 19th
To enter to win tickets, please leave a comment stating which of these two shows you would like to attend. I will draw a winner for each show on Monday, September 6th, at 9:00am.Â
The Vancouver International Fringe Festival launches next week with over 600 performances from 83 shows at over two dozen venues around the city. From September 9th until the 19th Fringe will host shows from pop-up â€œBring Your Own Venuesâ€ outdoors around Vancouver to seven main stages.
Update My winners are Jessica (Dr Horrible’s) and Parker (The Exquisite Hour).
Update September 22, 2010: Dr Horrible’s has won PICK OF THE FRINGE and to celebrate, I have 2 tickets available for an encore performance tomorrow night. This is a Twitter-only contest so post the following to be entered to win:Â
“Dr. Horribleâ€™s wins Pick of the Fringe – RT to enter to win tix for an encore show tomorrow night! http://ow.ly/2IoSq”
I will draw one winner from all Tweets tonight at 8:00pm.