MTL Fringe 2018: Pointed Cap Playhouse presents queer vampire burlesque saga “Carmilla”

Featured 2018 St. Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival Production

(Photo Credit: Sly Feiticeira)

Pointed Cap Playhouse is thrilled to present the world premiere of Carmilla, a queer vampire burlesque saga at the 2018 St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival, with six shows from May 31st to June 8th, at the legendary home of Montreal burlesque, The Wiggle Room.

Carmilla is a stage adaptation of the Gothic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, one of the early works of vampire fiction, predating Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Set in a Victorian world, the play explores themes of queer sexuality, gender, sexual agency, and toxic masculinity through burlesque, horror, camp, drama, romance, and sensuality.

Pointed Cap Playhouse is a collaborative theatre and burlesque company led by Sly Feiticeira and St. Stella, focused on innovative, immersive, interactive productions exploring roles of gender, stereotypes, and interpretation of classic tropes using theatre, comedy, music, and striptease.

Starring:
Heath V. Salazar
Stella Saint
Sebastian Marziali
Shawn Lall
Sly Feiticeira
Amanda McKnight

Adaptation by Adam Steel
Direction and Dramaturgy by Kay Brattan
Stage Management by Lily Chan
Art Direction by Sly Feiticeira
Intimacy Direction by Scott Emerson Moyle
Choreography by Heath V. Salazar, Sebastian Marziali, Stella Kulagowski
Sound Design by Kay Brattan
Fights rehearsed with Dylan Brenton


(Photo Credit: Sly Feiticeira)

The 2018 St. Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival presents
Pointed Cap Playhouse’s “CARMILLA”

Venue: The Wiggle Room
3874 Saint-Laurent, Montreal, H2W 1Y2

May 31st – June 8th, 2018

Admission: $10 (General)

Ages: 18+ | Language: English | Run time: 90 minutes | Latecomers: 5 minutes

Tickets and Info: 514 849-FEST
https://montrealfringe.ca/organizer/carmilla/

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