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Montreal-based storyteller Al Lafrance is no stranger to the Winnipeg fringe, but with I Think I'm Dead, audiences get to know him on a more personal level as he discusses a battle with insomnia that began in his teens and was a catalyst — both directly and indirectly — to a whole host of other physical and mental ailments.
Lafrance is an incredibly deft and engaging performer, as comfortable dropping witty one-liners as he is discussing the deepest, darkest corners of depression. His fast-paced dialogue style can be a bit overwhelming at first, but quickly becomes part of his charm as a storyteller.
— Erin Lebar
From the Fringe program:
Insomnia keeping you up at night? Well, it's also ruining Al's life.
I Think I'm Dead is a caffeine-fuelled comedic storytelling journey into one man's struggles with unconsciousness. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll wonder whether or not you're alive!
From two-time Just For Laughs Award winner Al Lafrance
Winner: Audience Choice + Best Solo Show, Halifax Fringe
4 STARS - VUE Weekly
Show Length: 60 minutes
Suggested Audience: Parental Guidance
Warnings: Coarse Language
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 – 1:15 PM
Sat, Jul 21, 2018 – 11:15 PM
Sun, Jul 22, 2018 – 7:45 PM
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 – 2:45 PM
Tue, Jul 24, 2018 – 2:30 PM
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 – 9:30 PM
Sat, Jul 28, 2018 – 6:15 PM
Sun, Jul 29, 2018 – 8:00 PM
Updated on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 12:48 PM CDT: corrects spelling of name