MainLine Theatre revives the best of the Fringe in 2019 Encore Series (Oct. 2 – 5)

Festival favourites return to the MainLine for four days of encore performances

MONTREAL, October 1st, 2019 – MainLine Theatre is proud to present the Fringe Encore Series from October 2nd to the 5th, 2019. Featuring talent from past year’s St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festivals, Encore celebrates the best in intimate Fringe theatre performance. The series is co-curated by MainLine’s Executive and artistic director, Amy Blackmore and Associate director, Kenny Streule. 

2019 SERIES LINEUP


Is That How Clowns Keep You Up All Night?

Presented by Maximaliste Productions at the 2019 Montreal Fringe
Clown: Fiona Clark | Directed by Sarah G. LaForce

2x Festival des clowns de Montréal Frankie Award Nominee 
Most Promising English Company Frankie Award Nominee

After touring her show cross country, Ms. Bea Haven is back and bringing her unique brand of sex-ed to the ENCORE masses with her very own talk show! Talking about porn, periods and people of all genders, Beatrice boldly covers everything and everyone left out of your standard sex ed curriculum.

Read our review of the show here

Make It A Musical

Presented by Stormbringer at the 2019 Montreal Fringe
Musical Direction by John Gilbert and Peter Mika

The L’Après FRINGE: 13th HOUR Frankie Award Winner
Best English Production Frankie Nominee

Have you ever been watching a big blockbuster movie, but kept wishing the main characters would break out into song? Then you’re in luck! A talented team of musical improvisers will recreate* your favourite movie, adding in Broadway-style singing and dancing numbers.

Read our review of the show here

Are you there Margaret? It’s me, Gahd

Presented by House of Laureen at the 2017 Montreal Fringe
Writer and performer: Uma Gahd
Director and producer: Noah Gahd

Acclaimed as a must-see show by: Montreal Gazette, Cult MTL, Curtains Up, and Seven Days. Uma Gahd is Montreal’s #1 Drag queen (Cult MTL 2019), Queen of Canada 2018 (werrrk.com), as well as the winner of Best Lip Sync and Best Out of Village drag at the 2018 Montreal Drag Gala.

Uma Gahd presents her one-woman drag comedy! Small talk, big issues: Facebook, family, feminism, and failed marriages!

Read our review of the show here

Touche pas à mes cheveux

Presenté par Beautifulplate Productions – Fringe 2019
Pièce et distribution: Jessica Beauplat
Mise en Scène: Tamara Brown
Lumière et décor: Marianne Lavoie

Gagnant, Frankie Choix du public
Gagnant, Frankie Meilleure texte francophone

This performance will be presented in French only. 

Cette comédie dramatique raconte l’histoire d’une femme qui a décidé de monter un cours 101 sur les cheveux de la femme noire: Touche pas pas à mes cheveux (et autres principes de base). Une fille qui sait, qu’en abordant ce sujet avec sa classe, elle devra probablement marcher sur des oeufs.


2019 SERIES SCHEDULE

Wednesday, October 2
7:30pm – Are you there Margaret? It’s me, Gahd.
9pm – Make It A Musical

Thursday, October 3
7:30pm – Touche pas à mes cheveux
9pm – Is That How Clowns Keep You Up All Night?

Friday, October 4
7:30pm – Is That How Clowns Keep You Up All Night?
9pm – Make It A Musical
10:30pm – Are you there Margaret? It’s me, Gahd.

Saturday, October 5
7pm – Touche pas à mes cheveux
8:30pm – Are you there Margaret? It’s me, Gahd.
10pm – Make It A Musical

For tickets & info, visit www.mainlinetheatre.ca



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