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Spoiled Child Saves the Polar Bears

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A flaky, almost-washed-up pop star has done reality TV and a motivational speaking tour and now looks to save her career by saving the polar bears. So she jumps on an awareness-raising research cruise to the Arctic with other C-list Canadian celebrities.

Toronto’s Katherine Sanders uses her one-woman show to cover a lot of ground — muzzling federal scientists, celebrity Twitter culture, climate change. A curiously saccharine Margaret Atwood even makes a cameo.

There are a few too many Sesame Street-style lessons embedded in the monologue. We’re in Manitoba, we know already know the polar bear basics. But Sanders is a sharp performer and there is some political meat on the bone. This is a reasonably diverting way to spend an hour.

— Mary Agnes Welch

From the Fringe program:

OMG! The polar bears are floating away! But don't panic! No problem is too complex for a B-grade celebrity. Armed only with her ignorance, naiveté, and stubborn sense of self-entitlement, Spoiled Child is about to show the world that it only takes one person to solve a global crisis.

Director: Alice Nelson

Cast: Katherine Sanders

Katherine Sanders (Monster Theatre's Jesus Christ: The Lost Years) is back with a new solo show about celebrity, charity and cute animals.

"Comic acting doesn't get better than this." - NOW Magazine

Recommended For: Mature Audience

Length: 60 mins.

Tickets: $10

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