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The Dark Fantastic by Martin Dockery

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A man, a hat, a desk and a dark room: This is where you meet the twilight zone of Martin Dockery’s unfettered imagination.

His story begins with the narrator, hands bound behind his back, in the back of a car.

From there, he takes his audience on a road trip that winds through Rome, office buildings and the desert in an series of vignettes about love and abandonment, art and folly, life and death.

It’s a storied and imaginary road that is not just less travelled, it’s completely uncharted.

Brooklyn’s Martin Dockery is sort of like Spalding Gray meets Dexter — you get a mesmeric storyteller with a touch of bloodlust. The wordplay is elegant and the violence is sublime. It is dark. It is fantastic.

— Wendy King

 

From the Fringe program:

An explosion of storytelling: A comically-macabre tale of desperate love, terminal fear and a quest for the ineffable mystery at the very heart of existence.

Cast: Martin Dockery

5 Stars "Dockery's writing is razor-sharp & full of wit." - Winnipeg Free Press

5 Stars "A masterful monologist." - Uptown Magazine

5 Stars "You're not likely to find many better storytellers." - CBC

"You have no choice but to be captivated, held spellbound." - The Advertiser, Adelaide, Australia

"A 1-man storytelling tornado." - The Stage, Edinburgh

Recommended For: General Audience

Length: 60 mins.

Tickets: $10

Warnings: None

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