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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

"Old Growth" at the Toronto Fringe Festival, July 4-12 2008

Acky-Made presents... (at the Toronto Fringe Festival)


an ecological play with music and magic

Written by Alex Eddington

Directed/dramaturged by Alison Williams

Performed by Alex Eddington and Aura Giles

Music by Alex Eddington, with Aura Giles

Integrating the premiere performance of "Branchings" for solo flute, by Alex Eddington.

"See the forest!"

Two troubled young musicians travel to the Queen Charlotte Islands to perform for a murdered spruce tree and to be transformed.

Award-winning composer/playwright Alex Eddington ("The Fugue Code") and emerging professional flutist Aura Giles blend fact and fiction, music, magic, and storytelling in this unique story about an eco-prophet for our time.

Brilliantly theatricalĶ* * * * Eye Weekly

A must-seeĶsuperbĶ* * * * Edmonton Journal

"One of the best performances the Fringe will see this year." - SEE Magazine

Live music for flute and hand percussion!

Sleight-of-hand magic with coins, sponge balls, paper, finger rings, chewing gum, water, light...

** Content advisories!: nudity (non-sexual); violence; coarse language. Ages 14+ strongly recommended. **


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Press release:



(July 2-13, 2008)

Glen Morris Theatre
(4 Glen Morris Street - just east of Spadina, 3 streets south of Bloor)

Friday, July 4 - 5:00 pm
Saturday, July 5 - 12:30 pm
Sunday, July 6 - 4:30 pm
Monday, July 7 - 10:00 pm
Tuesday July 8 - 7:00 pm
Friday, July 11 - 4:00 pm
Saturday, July 12 - 8:00pm

"Old Growth" is a 60-minute show
$10 at the door OR in advance

Online ticket sales:
Fringe Box Office: (416) 966-1062

NO Latecomers will be admitted
NO refunds
(Fringe rules, not mine!)

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