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Pick Plus is Coming

By admin | August 22, 2019
Josh Languedoc wrote and performs in Rocko and Nakota in Vancouver on September 18.

Josh Languedoc wrote and performs in Rocko and Nakota in Vancouver on September 18.

Did you know that the Vancouver Fringe Festival‘s Pick Plus shows are available as part of a Theatre Wire Package? These one-night only performances are Fringe Fest hits that just had to be brought back for audiences to enjoy one more time! Let’s meet the artists behind the shows Rocko and Nakota: Tales From the Land, Flute Loops, and The Ballad of Frank Allen, all on September 18 and 19 at Performance Works.

Josh Languedoc, the playwright and performer in Rocko and Nakota has Anishinaabe roots from Saugeen Nation and is an Indigenous playwright, improviser, educator, and actor. Currently living in Edmonton, Josh is working on a number of plays. Josh’s most recent show, Rocko and Nakota: Tales From the Land, has toured to six Fringe Festivals. Another project, Starlight Journey, has received development support from Workshop West Playwrights Theatre, Native Earth Theatre, the Citadel Theatre, Alberta Aboriginal Arts, and the Banff Centre for the Arts.

Devon More wrote and performs in Flute Loops, on in Vancouver September 19. Photo by Kelly Tatham.

Devon More wrote and performs in Flute Loops, on in Vancouver September 19. Photo by Kelly Tatham.

Devon More, the writer and performer of Flute Loops, is s poetic post-capitalist polyglot singing songwriting lyrically-obsessed long-limbed live-looping multi-instrumentalist melodic middle child wielding Art-as-Activism in her attempt to simplify the world. You can usually find Devon in East Vancouver or the Royal City of New Westminster.

Weeping Spoon Productions, who are behind The Ballad of Frank Allen, is an international multi-award winning independent theatre company based in Perth, Western Australia. Co-founded by a group of professionally trained actors, Weeping Spoon Productions has become one of the most prolific theatre companies in Perth. Weeping Spoon’s ongoing mission is to create challenging, exciting, and innovative works for production in Western Australia and tour these productions throughout Australia and Overseas.

Weeping Spoon company members, from left to right: Libby Klysz, St John Cowcher, Shane Adamczak, and Whitney Richards. Shane Adamczak stars in The Ballad of Frank Allen, in Vancouver September 19.

Weeping Spoon company members, from left to right: Libby Klysz, St John Cowcher, Shane Adamczak, and Whitney Richards. Shane Adamczak stars in The Ballad of Frank Allen, in Vancouver September 19.

Rocko and Nakota: Tales From the Land, Flute Loops, and The Ballad of Frank Allen are on September 18 or 19 only at Performance Works, located at 1218 Cartwright Street on Granville Island. Buy tickets now, or purchase tickets to these shows as part of a Theatre Wire Package and save up to 40%! Tickets are automatically discounted when you add tickets to 3-5 or 6 shows to your cart. Read more about how Packages work here and check out all the shows that are part of the Theatre Wire Package here.

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