Festival St-Ambroise Fringe Montreal | Week 2 Picks

by • June 9, 2016 • Montreal FestivalsComments (0)682

The first weekend of Fringe Montréal has come, and gone. We have now entered a full swing of events, and there are just so many appetizing performances to take in.

BandMark has a few picks for you each week, so stuck with us! This week we got some incredible hometown talents, Canadian artists and international acts!

From drag queens spectaculars, tantalizing burlesque, risky cabaret, comedy, theater and PUPPETS! Yes, puppets. Because they’re amazing. Take a look through some our picks for this week’s Fringe Montréal 2016 performances.

All of these artists are gaining well-deserved attention for their performances, and you do not want to miss out on these shows. They will be the talk of the town, and undoubted highlights for Fringe 2016.

Follow the title links for full show schedule’s and ticket reservations!

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HOUSE OF LAUREEN: BACKDOOR QUEENS

Presented by House of Laureen – Montréal, QC

$12

From the drag house that brought you the dazzling Fringe 2015 production “Laureen: Queen of the Tundra” – Enter through the backdoor and discover a magical world of wonder and naughty secrets. Put aside your apprehensions and misconceptions, House of Laureen will guide you… BACKSTAGE!

Starts June 9th @ Café Cléopatra

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DOES NOT PLAY WELL WITH OTHERS

Presented by Moon Dinosaur Theatre – Toronto, ON

$10-$12

A sharp new comedy from the Frankie-award-winning creators of solo hits PALEONCOLOGY and BAKER’S DOZEN: 12 Angry Puppets. Two public television puppeteers come under increasing pressure and go head-to-head after a scandal hits the network. Half adult tragicomedy, half kids’ television show. Original music! Codependency! PUPPETS!!

Starts June 10th @ MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels)

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THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD OF THE CLAVIS ARGENTUM

Presented by R’lyeh City Theatre Company – Montréal, QC

$12

The Mystical order of the Clavis Argentum is proud to Present to the public, for the first time in history, exciting performances revealing the secrets entrusted to them, in the sincere hope that humanity will be saved from its own hubris in time to avoid tremendous calamity.

Starts June 9th @ Théâtre Sainte-Catherine

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SHAKE

Presented by Becky Lou – Melbourne, AU

$12

Australian burlesque queen Becky Lou brings sumptuous striptease, irreverent physical comedy and stories from her life as a woman who has been seen and not heard. “If Dita Von Teese and Zooey Deschanel had a child, that resulting human would be something like the incredibly talented Becky Lou.”

Starts June 9th @ Petit Campus

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SEXPECTATIONS

Presented by MOXY SCALLYWAG – Montréal, QC

$10-$12

Five-time Montreal FRINGE performer, human behind “PHACHINAH”, and darling silly person Maxine Segalowitz builds her first one-woman show, with a whole cast of different characters every night (that’s you!). It’s going to get intimate. It might be confusing. Let’s ease into this experience; and don’t worry, we can talk after.

Starts June 10th @ Petit Campus

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Presented by d² productions montréal – Montréal, QC

$10-$12

FOLIE’S FOLLIES, Three short plays by Michael Folie about relationships, the good, the bad, and the absurd.

Starts June 9th @ Black Theatre Workshop Studio

These shows just scrape the tip of the Fringe Festival barrel. Be sure to check out the Fringe Montreal homepage for full show listings and details. There are free events happening all around town, outside with FRINGE Park and of course FRINGE After Dark.
Is there a great Fringe event we missed? Let us know! Stay tuned for more picks next week.
All show descriptions and photos taken from Fringe Montréal website.

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