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TOMATOES TRIED TO KILL ME, BUT BANJOS SAVED MY LIFE

january, 2023

21jan7:30 pm9:30 pmTOMATOES TRIED TO KILL ME, BUT BANJOS SAVED MY LIFE

Event Details

A Kay Meek Play Presentation
McEwen Theatre

One of 18 worldwide ‘Best of’ shows selected to participate in the Fringe Encore series, Off-Broadway, at the historic Soho Playhouse in New York City in 2019. Sell-out run. Finalist for Offies OnComm award, 2022. **** (Broadway Baby). An inspirational true story about overcoming obstacles, pursuing passions and the healing power of music. A heartfelt passion project that began as an idea after a devastating life event caused Keith Alessi to think differently about his future. ‘A heart-warming show which ismuch needed at present’ -British Theatre Guide

https://keithalessi.com/

CBC Calgary:
“The banjos represent a life he wasn’t born into, but a life he chose for himself”
Calgary Herald:
“There is a twinkle in Alessi’s eyes that is both charming and disarming”
Winnipeg Free Press:
“Alessi’s inspirational and compelling tale will pluck at your heartstrings, clawhammer style.”
Edmonton Journal:
“It has all the hallmarks of an uplifting tale…”
Daze Magazine:
“In the sea of what seems like a high amount of  one-person shows at this year’s Fringe, here’s one to put high on your list”
My Entertainment World: (Toronto)
“Keith Alessi’s well-structured one-man show about following your passion is honestly delivered with a certain folksy charm I didn’t expect to find in a former top executive.”

For accessible seating please contact our box office by phone at 604.981.6335

Time

(Saturday) 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

Kay Meek Centre

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