Every Next Stage Show Described in Ten Words

This year, the Fringe’s Next Stage Theatre Festival celebrates its ten-year anniversary. In celebration of the special occasion, each of the ten productions in the festival described their shows using only ten words.

1 – BLOOD TIES (Edge of the Sky):

Something old, something new, something borrowed, and, finally, someone dead.

2 – CLIQUE CLAQUE (Pea Green Theatre Group):

Cunning Claque crooks create cash cow clapping coercively at concerts.

3 – DATE ME (Ted&Lisa):

Love. Improv. World premiere. Dating. Reality. Strange. Interesting. Online. Tears.

4 – THE DEATH OF MRS. GHANDI AND THE BEGINNING OF NEW PHYSICS (A POLITICAL FANTASY) (Everything but the Bard):

A hilarious satire about powerful women who changed the world.

5 – MANICPIXIEDREAMGIRLS (Rock Bottom Movement):

Cult-classic dance for the dream girl in all of us.

6 – MY BIG FAT GERMAN PUPPET SHOW (Invisible Inc):

Hilarious. Odd. Touching. Twisted. A former Jim Henson’s Muppets puppeteer.

7 – SILK BATH (Silk Bath Collective):

Can immigrants ever really get rid of the “outsider” label?

8 – SONGBUSTER – AN IMPROVISED MUSICAL (Songbuster Inc.):

Witness the performers discover songs and stories when you do.

9 – TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE (Pressgang Theatre):

Three outrageous stories, one of which is a dirty lie.

10 – WESTERN: A PLAY WITH MUSIC (The Harvey Dunn Campfire):

Magical. Ballad. Wild. Run. Regret. Death. Unknown. Accident. Determination. Adventure.

Next Stage Theatre Festival is on at Factory Theatre from January 4 to 15.

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