Can Houdini, the greatest escape artist of all time, Escape His Own Death?
Houdini’s Last Escape features magic, spectacle, spirits, escapes, comedy and true love!
Find out in Monster Theatre’s latest ‘historical re-imagining’. This show is the result of years of planning, and an international collaboration (even if it’s just Canada and the US!).
Written and Directed by Ryan Gladstone
Featuring Christopher Bange as Houdini
and Tara Travis as his loving wife Bess!
Illusion design and construction by Christopher Bange (from The Excursionists)
Original Score by Drew Jurecka
Playing at a Fringe Festival Near You this Summer!
Winnipeg Fringe Festival
Winners: BEST OF FEST, WINNIPEG FRINGE!
“Monster Theatre pulls a rabbit out of a hat with this wildly theatrical show…it’s no illusion this one’s going to sell out.” -FOUR 1/2 STARS, UPTOWN MAGAZINE
“Gasp-inducing!” -FOUR STARS, CBC WINNIPEG
Calgary Fringe Festival
“No play deserves more to be called magical than Ryan Gladstone’s ingenious mystery comedy HOUDINI’S LAST ESCAPE. This is another must-see show at this year’s fringe. It will dazzle and amuse you and all in the space of an hour.” -Louis B. Hobson, Calgary Sun
“Wow! Houdini’s Last Escape is a super-polished, professional production. And word has obviously gotten out because, last night, Fringe staff had to put out extra chairs to accommodate the crowds.” -FFWD
Edmonton Fringe Festival
Venue 4- Academy at King Edward School
August 12 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
August 15 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
August 16 10:00 pm – 11:15 pm
August 17 1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
August 18 8:15 pm – 9:30 pm
August 20 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
For tickets and info www.fringetheatre.ca
Victoria Fringe Festival
Playing at Venue 8: Langham Court Theatre
Mon, Aug. 29, 5:45pm
Tue, Aug. 30, 7:45pm
Wed, Aug. 31, 7:00pm
Thu, Sept. 1, 8:45pm
Sat, Sept. 3, 9:15pm
Sun, Sept. 4, 2:45pm
For tickets and info www.intrepidtheatre.com
Vancouver Fringe Festival
Playing at The Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island
Thurs, Sept 8, 6:50pm
Sat, Sept 10, 8:00pm
Tue, Sept 13, 5:00pm
Thurs, Sept 15, 10:30pm
Fri, Sept 16, 6:55pm
Sun, Sept 18, 1:15pm
For tickets and info www.vancouverfringe.com