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2 Ruby Knockers, 1 Jaded Dick: A Dirk Darrow Investigation

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The jokes come hard and fast as a runaway bullet train on steroids in this psychic-detective caper from Australian-American Tim Motley.

Hard-boiled dick Dirk Darrow is on the trail of a dangerous dame after a bank heist, but the pun-packed plot takes a backseat in this blend of standup comedy, prestidigitation and medium-boiled psychic shenanigans.

Amazing card tricks, mind games and groaners galore add up to 60 minutes, or more, of pure entertainment, depending on the pace of audience participation. Hang on to your hats — and pencils.

— Pat St. Germain

 

From the Fringe program:

Director: Mark O'Neil

Cast: Tim Motley

All new stand-alone prequel from Tim Motley, creator of Dirk Darrow: NCSSI. More murder! More explosions! More hyperbole! More punctuation!!! Comedy, mind-reading, storytelling and gritty retro 1930s noir. Boardwalk Empire meets Naked Gun meets Penn & Teller!

PATRONS' PICK - Winnipeg Fringe

PICK OF THE FRINGE - Victoria Fringe

**** "Genuinely funny" - CBC

**** "Must-see" - Winnipeg Free Press

**** "If you squint, you'd swear he was Brad Pitt." - The StarPhoenix

Audience Classification: Parental Guidance

Length: 60 mins.

Tickets: $10

Door Discount: $7 for Weekday Matinee

Warnings: Mild Language

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