Fringe in review
We’ve been publishing Fringe reviews for the past week, here’s but a small sampling of the goodness you can read at thecoast.ca. Now go and see a play.
Is awkward code for delightful? If so, Guy and Doll’s Utterly Awkward World Tour has delivered awkwardness in spades. Musical duo Guy and Doll (AKA real-life couple Nick Cox and Audrey Eastwood), come to life in full form as they embrace in what I can only assume to be a semi-autobiographical account of a recent overseas trip to Europe, that manages to feel both global and local.
Replete with entertaining original musical numbers and travel accounts that’ll probably hit close to home for anyone who’s ever travelled internationally, Guy and Doll’s newest show contains important reminders and wisdom for remarkably stressful times. Tempers may flare and angry chords might occasionally be struck, but with tour guides as naturally charismatic as Cox and Eastwood, you know everything will be alright. Even when their wanderlust has ended and our hosts have found themselves back at home, you’ll find yourself wishing you were on the road with them, if only for just a little longer. tivism, and his eventual deteriorating health. Jones is so skilled and precise in his portrayal of each character, and the high-energy show is astounding to watch from start to finish. Whether or not you have any knowledge of Gurthie’s legacy, Woody Sed is an impressive, impactful show that tells the beautiful story of an American legend. Do not miss this one.
The Bus Stop Theare, 2203 Gottingen Street $10/$7, Sat Sep 9, 3:10pm, Sun Sep 10, 7pm