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Over Her Dead Body

Over Her Dead Body

Fringe Theatre Presents Over Her Dead Body A Small Matters Production At the ATB Financial Arts Barns Nov 30 – Dec 9 Previews Nov 28 & 29 Directed by Suzie Martin Starring Jan Henderson & Christine Lesiak When a no-nonsense, middle-aged daughter returns home for her offbeat mother’s funeral, she finds herself at an unexpected wake. Nostalgia and reality collide in this physical comedy about the complicated relationship between...

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The Object of Constellations

The Object of Constellations

The Object of Constellations By Christine Lesiak When we peer into the sky, we peer into our past. Astronomy, cosmology, and mythology coalesce in this uncommon adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella, The Little Prince, intended for adult audiences. Part theatre, part installation art, The Object of Constellations is a site-specific performance. Premiering April 2016 at the University of Alberta’s astronomical...

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900 Seconds

900 Seconds

A theatre-for-one experience devised by Small Matters Productions in association with Catch the Keys Productions. Performed by Christine Lesiak (Ask Aggie, Fools for Love), directed by Beth Dart (Ursa Major, Dead Centre of Town, Snout). Desciption: One woman. One spectator. 900 seconds of ephemeral intimacy. Runtime: 15 minutes, for an audience of one. Recommended age...

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Ask Aggie – The Advice Diva

Ask Aggie – The Advice Diva

Ask Aggie: Confused about Love? Sex? Relationships? Just ask Aggie. As you enter into Aggie’s domain, you are invited to fill out a question ballot and drop it into the box onstage. Seductive and brutally candid, Aggie draws from her box and answers your burning questions. Advice-giving song parodies and stories spice up this outrageous interactive show, where no topic is off-limits! Mature themes & language. reviews. “Hilarious...

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The Heavy Sleeper

The Heavy Sleeper

The Heavy Sleeper: When your spouse is a snorer, sometimes even love isn’t enough. Performed at the 2013 Expanse Movement Arts Festival, the 2013 Toronto Festival of Clowns, and the 2016 Edmonton Clown Theatre Festival. Written & Performed by Christine Lesiak, Adam Keefe & Jan Henderson Directed by Jan Henderson Runtime 15 minutes

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Fools for Love

Fools for Love

Fools for Love: A romantic comedy in red-nose. Rocket & Sheshells are neighbours and best friends. For years they have been happily doing things that great friends do together: going to the movies, having picnics, even searching through the personals to help each other find their perfect mates. One adrenaline-pumped night the clowns discover that in the pursuit of an impossible standard, they may have been overlooking the person who truly...

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