Freak Show: Tall Tales & Terrible Truths
Part of the 27th annual High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts
Step inside our tent… if you dare.
January 9-12, 2013
6:45, 7:30 & 9:40 pm
(plus 12:45, 1:30 & 3:40 pm on January 12)
before and after performances of Ride the Cyclone
in the Martha Cohen Theatre Lobby
214 8th Ave SE, in the EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts
Adults: $10, Students: $8
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Click here for Freak Show artist biographies.
Click here to learn more about Josephene Myrtle Corbin, the Four-Legged Girl.
Hurry, hurry, hurry! Step right up for a tale of creatures so outrageous and bizarre, they’ll surpass your wildest fantasies… and nightmares.
Inspired by the classic freak shows of America’s scandalous past, this original 25-minute play will unveil your inner freak.
Starring Josephene “Myrtle” Corbin, the Four-Legged Girl, and her gender-bending mentor, Francine, this spectacle will curl your toes with its deviancy. Step inside their tent… if you dare.
“Ladies and gentlemen and (gasp) others, this is not an illusion. The freaks are among us.”
– Liz Nicholls, Edmonton Journal
Featuring Léda Davies and Eric Nyland
Director and Co-Writer: Charles Netto
Co-Writer and Assistant Director: Mark Hopkins
Poster by GOOD Company
Photo by dbphotographics