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Victoria Fringe FestivalAdam Schwartz has Asperger syndrome, and he comes to term with it through comedy, and Aspergers: A Tale of a Social Misfit gives some insight into how this shapes all aspects of his world.
Andrew Brimstone is magic. If you want to see the six best magicians of your lifetime in one place, in one body, go see this show.
Created by Andrew Brimstone
Victoria Fringe Festival
Venue 6 (Fairfield Hall)
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Jim Carry is one of the best comedy actors in the world. He was the best in his profession, and no one else could even come close to his style of acting. Jim is known for acting with his whole body and has the ability to make his viewers go crazy for him. If you want to know more about this iconic comedian, continue reading to find about his personal life and other fun facts.
Early life and career:
Jim Eugene Carry was born in Ontario, Canada on January 17, 1962. He established himself as a comedian in a Canadian comedy series. He was very much interested in making impressions, and he began making faces in front of the mirror and figured out that he has a talent for doing impressions. In the year 1978, he left school and wanted to support his family. He went to be a janitor in a local factory and finally made his debut as a professional stand-up comedian in the year 1979, and he was only 15 years old at that time.
Jim wrote most of his material for his shows and was quite famous for his high energy level and brilliant improvisation. He was also extremely good in mimic, and it is known that he boasted more than 100 characterisations.
When he was 19 years old, he moved on to Hollywood, and he started to act in films. He first acted in Finders Keepers and then went on to act in another movie named Once Bitten the following year. He went on to act in several other movies, and his movies Ace Ventura: The Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber and The Mask were continuous hits, and he had captured the hearts of many people by then.
Jim Carry has a daughter named Jane from his marriage to Mellissa Womer to whom he was divorced in the year 1995. He was later married to his co-star in Dumb and Dumber Lauren Holly for a short while, and then he was in a relationship with Renee Zellweger.
- Jim Carry was a Canadian, but he became the citizen of the USA in 2004.
- Ever since he was little, he knew that he wanted to be a comedian and he even sent out his resume to The Carol Burnett Show.
- He is the only actor to play two of the meanest Christmas villains- the Grinch and Scrooge.
- Jim used to write letters to Tupac Shakur when he was in prison just to make him smile.
- He was one of the first actors to receive a $20 million dollar check for the Cable Guy.
- One time, Jim wore Jenny McCarthy’s bathing suit on the beach just for the fun of it.
Comedy is one of the most loved genre TV series, and it is quite brilliant how we can get access to any TV series we want with just a click of a button. American TV series are popular all over the world but the Canadian comedy TV series is not quite known to everyone, and many people are missing out on a lot of decent comedy. We have listed out some of the best Canadian comedy TV shows for you to watch:
Trailer Park Boys:
The Trailer Park Boys is created and directed by Mike Clattenburg. The show is about the adventures which a group of trailer park residents was facing. Some of the members of the group are ex-convicts. The show started in the year 2001 and ended in 2007. Later after than few more seasons were added and season 12 is said to be premiered on Netflix on March 30, 2018.
Brent Butt created corner Gas. The comedy TV series went on for about six seasons from 2004 to 2009. The show is about the author who imagined what he would have been if he had never left his town to peruse his dream to do stand up comedy. The show focuses on the lifestyle of the flock in the small town, and it is also set in a town named Saskatchewan.
The Red Green Show:
The Red Green Show is quite a popular show all over Canada, and it was aired on many channels in the country. The show is kind of a parody of the DIY and home improvement shows. The show was produced by S&S productions and was created by Steve Smith and Rick Green. The show was nominated for 23 Gemini Awards and won in the year 1998 for the best performance in a comedy program or series.
Due South is a mixture of comedy and crime series. It is a police comedy-drama where the difference between American and Canadian culture is portrayed. The show is set in Chicago, and it went on for about five years. Paul Haggis created Due South and produced by the Alliance Atlantis company.
Being Erica was first aired on TV on January 5, 2009, and was created by Jana Sinyor. The show was produced by Temple street productions, and it is about how a woman named Erica starts to see a therapist to deal with everything that is going on in her life, and she finds out that the therapist has the ability to send her back in time and relive her moments and change whatever she wants to. The show ran for about four seasons, and though it was not announced officially that it was cancelled, the writer said that she had no plans to write the next seasons and was planning to conclude in the 4th season.
Kate Hennig’s The Last Wife is a compelling exploration of family, sex and power. Blending historical and contemporary concerns, The Belfry’s latest offering is intense and moving.
The Last Wife, which debuted last year at Stratford, decentres the infamously abusive Henry VIII (Oliver Becker), instead giving us the story of Katherine Parr (Celine Stubel), the only wife of his six to outlive him.
Hennig writes Katherine as a proto-feminist, passionate about educating Henry’s daughters in the ways of government, successfully convincing him to reinstate them in the line of succession. Katherine risks the wrath of her husband and the displeasure of his council in running her “school for queens,” as Mary (Anie Richer) disparagingly puts it.
As Katherine, Stubel is maternal, aggressive and vulnerable all while keeping her wits. Her marriage to Henry begins with coercion and persists with threats of violence and death. She is his match or even his superior in intelligence – while Henry is attracted to her brains, his desire for control puts her in constant danger whenever she asserts herself. Becker’s Henry is an omnipotent, autocratic Falstaff, at turns funny and horrific, a man still feral and brutal despite his age and injury.
Mary, whose reign will have her remembered as Bloody Mary, is played with delicious venom by Richer. Mahalia Golnosh Tahririha as Bess, the future Queen Elizabeth I, gives an unexpectedly bubbly performance as her character develops wisdom, a fresh look at one of England’s longest reigning monarchs. The ill-fated Edward is played sweetly by Ellis James Frank. Thomas Seymour, a nobleman who serves multiple plot purposes, is given vitality by Sean Baek.
Production design is sumptuous though simple. Katherine dresses much like England’s current Princess Kate, while young Edward wears the sweaters and shorts of boys in modern manor houses. Mary’s costume, reminiscent of a novice nun, is also a highlight. Jewels are used to signify royal position. The set is clean and effective (Shannon Lea Doyle), brought to life by Martin Conboy’s lush, emotive lighting.
Trigger warning for audience members: The Last Wife contains sexual and domestic violence. While the scenes are handled with respect and compassion by the playwright and director Esther Jun, the characters use Katherine’s traumatic past against her, and Henry’s on stage abuse of his wife and children is physical and verbal. Viewers should be prepared for violence against women both in dialogue and in scene. There is also strong language and brief nudity. Though the cruelty is difficult to watch, the play retains humour and light as well as darkness.
The Bottom Line
The Last Wife is an excellent production of a clever contemporary work, its protagonist worth the nearly two and half hour stage time.
Get Lost Jem Rolls is an education. Rolls spontaneously mixes and matches tales of his travels all around the world, with the help of cue cards safeguarded by both himself and the audience. From Mexico to Malaysia, from the Amazon rainforest to the English countryside, Rolls chews on the scenery and chews over the behaviour of the people he meets.
Poetry and monologue are his formats, and hearty laughter is his clear aim. His anecdotes are simple and often silly, but also include a strong undercurrent of cynicism-stomping joie-de-vivre. He harbours a wilful love for our diverse world and every location and human being on it, and this love is virulently infectious.
Rolls displays incredible stamina, as his delivery style involves grandiose projection of voice and emotion. There are a few stumbles and confusing moments, but nothing capable of diminishing one’s enjoyment and hunger for more. Anticipation to hear more of the stories teased out mingles with patience, a certain satisfaction with the sights and sounds of the present moment, creating a well-tuned continuum of entertainment.
The Bottom Line
Get Lost distills and concentrates the pleasure of having a story told to you by an acquaintance just arrived from distant parts. It is a lovely way to spend an hour of your Fringe schedule.