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The Win at Life Mega Expo (Two Pack Occasion) 2018 Toronto Fringe Review

Picture of Amish Patel and Faisal Butt in The Win at Life Mega Expo

The Win at Life Mega Expo (Two Pack Occasion) playing at the Toronto Fringe Festival 

Having money problems? Trouble with your loved one? Suffer from plethoric psoriasis? Then with a small entrance fee of $10,000 dollars (or at a special Fringe price), The Win at Life Mega Expo will take your money and run with it.

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Is That How Clowns Have Sex? A One – Woman, Queer Clown Sex – Ed Show (Maximaliste Productions) 2018 Toronto Fringe Review

Photo of Fiona Ross in Is That How Clowns Have Sex

Is That How Clowns Have Sex? A One – Woman, Queer Clown Sex – Ed Show (Maximaliste Productions) is playing at the Toronto Fringe Festival.

Class is in session! Beatrice Haven (Fionna Ross) is educating Fringe audiences with a new sex education curriculum. Through a clown lens, Ms. Beatrice Haven and Maximaliste Productions attempt to answer the age-old question, Is That How Clowns Have Sex? (ITCH(e)S).

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Crave (Crave Collective and Pure Carbon) 2018 Toronto Fringe Review

Picture of Liz Der and Breanna Maloney in Crave

Crave (Crave Collective and Pure Carbon) playing at the Toronto Fringe Festival

Sarah Kane’s Crave is a visceral text that dives into the human psyche. It surely is not to be messed with. With a long list of themes revolving around rape, sexual assault, abuse, child abuse, pedophilia, eating disorders, suicide and mental illness (phew, what a list), the first question to Crave Collective and Pure Carbon is: how the hell to approach these topics with audiences?

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