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Fire Women

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Winnipeg storyteller Leigh-Anne Kehler brings her accomplished narrative skills to the stage in five separate tales from around the world, woven together under the theme of fire. Whether sharing local legends, folklore from India and Micronesia or myths from the Appalachian coal mines, Kehler, with nary more than a red scarf, illuminates the stage with her presence.

An appealing performer, she needs no more than her voice to give these stories life. Although the transitions between the tales could use a bit more spark, Kehler nonetheless draws us in and breathes life into her characters before our very eyes. Sometimes tragic, sometimes playful, always heroic, these characters are fascinating on their own, but with Kehler performing her own bit of fiery alchemy, they burn brightly in our imaginations.

— Barb Stewart

 

From the Fringe program:

She was sentenced to be burned...she made love to the flames.

She lost her man in a blizzard...she thawed his body and breathed life into him.

She followed the grim reaper...she took back her lover's soul.

She danced on hot coals...to win fortune.

She gave birth under a blood red moon...transformed to save her babe from sacrifice.

These are the fire women.

Director: Leigh-Anne Kehler

Cast: Leigh-Anne Kehler

"Leigh-Anne Kehler is a formidable storyteller...disarmingly beguiling...narrative prowess." 4 Stars - Randall King, Winnipeg Free Press

Recommended For: Mature Audience

Length: 45 mins.

Tickets: $10

Discount Tickets: $9 for Matinees, Students, Seniors, Fringe performers, unemployed

Under 14 not admitted.

Warnings: None

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