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Announcing the 2016 Public Market Pick of the Fringe

September 21-25, 2016 
$25 in advance or at the door 
At Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street on Granville Island 
Tickets and Info:

Photo courtesy Vancouver Fringe Festival website.

Vancouver just can’t get enough Fringe Theatre—that’s why there are Fringe holdovers after the Festival! From September 21 through 25, the Public Market Pick of the Fringe will be held at a new venue this year, Performance Works on Granville Island.

Pick shows got people talking in lineups, at the Big Rock Brewery Fringe Bar, and online—and they received rave reviews—so we just have to bring them back for another performance!

And without further adieu, the Public Market Pick of the Fringe winners are: 
(Please note that the links to the shows will not be active until the winners have been announced at Awards Night, which begins at 9:30pm on Sunday, September 18.)


Travis Bernhardt, creator of the award winning magic showsUnpossible! and Lies!, returns to tell fortunes, lift curses, and speak to the dead.

“Watching Charlatan! is a lot like using a Ouija board when you’re a teenager. Times about 10,000. What he does is jaw-dropping. I have zero idea how he does it.” —Colin Thomas,the Georgia Straight

Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00pm


And Bella Sang With Us 
Set in 1912 and inspired by Vancouver’s first women police officers, And Bella Sang With Us asks: Can two Constables save a young woman from a life on the streets? Will they find their way in a police department driven by men? Will running after criminals while wearing floor-length skirts ever get easier?

“Extremely polished and a decided cut above the usual Fringe fare.” —Jo Ledingham, the Vancouver Courier

Wednesday, September 21 at 8:45pm

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