Thanks to all who made it out to our Fringe shows this year! Fringe 2010 was RFT’s best yet!
Fairy Tales Scratched
The twisted minds behind the international improv hit Scratch have finally put pen to paper and are proud to present their first written show. Prepare yourselves for the most messed up, hilarious fairy tales you’ve ever witnessed. Also, Shrek can go fuck himself. Written by Kevin Gillese & Arlen Konopaki, directed by Chris Craddock, starring Jesse Gervais, Arlen Konopaki, Ava Jane Markus.
GORDON’S BIG BALD HEAD: The Play’s The Thing
Fringe veterans and renowned improvisational thespians Gordon’s Big Bald Head (Jacob Banigan, Chris Craddock, and Mark Meer) reunite on the Varscona Theatre stage! Watch in slack-jawed amazement as these titans of improv comedy improvise their own unique interpretation of ANY OTHER SHOW AT THE FESTIVAL!
“…some of the best improv actors around…a must-see at the Fringe.” -Vue Weekly — “…get your tickets fast!” – Edmonton Journal
Starring Kevin Gillese & Arlen Konopaki. Scratch is now in their sixth year at the Edmonton Fringe. If you haven’t seen them by now we have two words for you: grow up. “As close to guaranteed laughs as you get at the Fringe.” – Edmonton Journal – Canadian Comedy Award nominees for Best Improv Troupe 2010
Lillian seemingly had the perfect life; a lawyer husband, a three-story dream home, and an invitation to dinner with the most powerful family in town. But when she meets a ruthless designer, her focus turns from upper/downer cocktails and pearls, to house flipping and silencers. Bang! Bang! Wear something sexy! A dark, sassy comedy by RFT alumnus Kirsten Rasmussen, starring many of your favourite improvisors from the Rapid Fire family.
THE SUPERVILLAIN MONOLOGUES
A collection of the most powerful, beautiful, diabolical and stupid monologues in the history of masked villainy. Performed by humans and puppets! Written by evil masterminds! Including pieces adapted from Austin Grossman’s novel “Soon I Will Be Invincible”, prepare to submit to my indomitable will. MUAH HA HA HA!
THE LATE NITE CABARET
Your destination for all things Fringe. Hosted by Kevin Gillese, Arlen Konopaki and Amy Shostak. Fringe Theatre Adventures and Rapid Fire Theatre present the Late Night Cabaret. Join us each night of the festival for a one hour late-night variety show with interviews, comedy, games and special guest appearances.