ac-TOR: Toronto 2010 Fringe Preview

From Press Release

“In the land of infomercial hell, the imagination is king.”

Large Dog Theatre presents

the world premiere of


by David Straus

A sci-fi, romance, action, comedy, classical, thriller, musical infomercial.

In ac-‘TOR, an actor and director are filming their least favourite of projects: an infomercial.  Their struggle to get the job done right, while feeling validated somehow, becomes an epic journey through all the genres of drama that they would rather be shooting.

Somewhere, between the opening rhetorical question and the “three easy payments of twenty-nine ninety-nine”, lies a kernel of infinite possibility that can save their sanity, art, and maybe even the entire universe!


presented by Large Dog Theatre

as part of

Written by David Straus

Directed by Karie Richards

Stage Managed by Megan Liley

Starring David Straus and Regan Thiel

Tarragon Theatre Extra Space

30 Bridgman Avenue (North of Dupont, East of Bathurst)

Friday, July 2 @ 7:30pm

Saturday, July 3 @  12noon

Monday, July 5 @  9:00pm

Thursday, July 8 @ 8:45pm

Friday, July 9 @ 3:30pm

Saturday, July 10 @ 5:15pm

Sunday, July 11 @ 1:45pm

All tickets $10 at the door/$11 in advance

book in advance by calling the Fringe Hotline at 416.966.1062 or online at

Fringe Passes also available after June 5, 2010—for more info visit

For show information visit