"Best English Text!" Montreal Fringe Festival 2019
written and performed by Keir Cutler
directed by Paul Van Dyck
Already performed at the 2019 Montreal, Ottawa Fringe Festivals and opens on July 17th at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival.
Adapted from the words and writings of Keir's late mother, May Ebbitt Cutler, and her award-winning memoir from her childhood summers in the Laurentians, "I Once Knew an Indian Woman."
"Magnificence" premiered at the Montreal Fringe Festival on May 29, 2019, and immediately received a rave review, "a touching story of goodwill, generosity, and humanity that no audience
member will forget!" from Montreal Theatre Hub. Click here for full review. The monologue went on to be awarded "Best English Text" at the Montreal Fringe.
More quotes from reviews of "Magnificence" from Montreal and Ottawa.
"a magnificent storytelling experience . . . brilliantly delivered by Cutler, whose technique on stage is absolutely flawless. . . . Paul Van Dyck as director guaranteed the success of the piece." Montreal Rampage at the 2019 Montreal Fringe.
"Strong performance . . . Cutler's generous, insightful monologue." Artsfile at the 2019 Ottawa Fringe.
"Cutler delivers a well crafted and structured monologue, and certainly knows how to weave a good story from beginning to end, especially when he fills it with lots of heart, humour and reflection." Montreal Times at the 2019 Montreal Fringe.
"Cutler, an assured and mesmerizing monologist, . . . likable and big-hearted. . . " Maisonneuve Magazine at the 2019 Montreal Fringe.
"Magnificence is Keir Cutler's bouquet to his beloved, talented mother, who died in 2011." Apt613, at the 2019 Ottawa Fringe.
MARK TWAIN'S "IS SHAKESPEARE DEAD?"
adapted and performed by Keir Cutler
at the Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford, Connecticut.