Mr. and Mrs. Alexander: Sideshows & Psychics (You Rung? Productions)
Edmonton Fringe Festival
I loved this show.
From the period-appropriate costumes, the perfect characterization, the polished physicality to the compelling plot, fascinating historic context and truly talented sleight-of-hand (and other) tricks, this was a hugely enjoyable treat.
It is clear that much research and preparation went into this play, and it was worth the work. The packed theatre seemed as delighted to be watching this piece of theatre as the actors were to perform it. The audience participation was well-handled, and the magic, mentalist and other tricks were flawless.
The perfect Fringe fare.