Grim and Fischer by WONDERHEADS
“Grim and Fischer is utter magic.” – CBC (5 Stars)
The Grim Reaper meets his match in Mrs. Fischer, a stubborn senior whose will to live is a force to be reckoned with. Equal parts hilarious and touching, this award winning physical comedy by mask imagineers the WONDERHEADS is the story of a tenacious granny who comes face to face with the Grim Reaper himself and must put up the fight of her life to escape his definitive grip.
"I was struck by its sheer inventiveness, its out-of-the-box creativity, its whimsy, its heart…It is powerful, surprising, and, yes, moving." – Globe and Mail
“You will laugh, you will cry, you will stand in awe.” – Edmonton Sun
“Intriguing, flawless and utterly brilliant.” – Culture Vulture
Daily City Audience Choice Award for Best National Show, Orlando 2015
Patron’s Pick Award, Orlando International Fringe Festival 2015
Patron's Pick Award, Winnipeg Fringe Festival 2013
League of Cincinnati Theatres Award for Outstanding Production 2012
Pick of the Fringe Award, Cincinnati 2012
Best of Fest 2011; Vancouver, Edmonton, Victoria, & Calgary
Cultchivating the Fringe Award, Vancouver 2011
WONDERHEADS is a multi-award winning physical theatre company specializing in mask performance and exquisite visual storytelling. Their work is performed in full-face mask, a wordless form that mixes European larval mask traditions with character mask styles, resulting in a craft rarely seen on North American stages. Audiences have described the experience as watching a living cartoon, recalling the work of animators like Pixar and Warner Brothers. In this distinct style of storytelling, with rich soundscapes, fantastical puppetry, timeless slapstick and masterful physical performances, WONDERHEADS make it their business to step beyond words and ignite the imaginations and hearts of their every audience member.
Grim and Fischer is recommended for ages 10 - adult.
Live Performance Link: Click Here
Showcase Artist: Pacific Contact 2014
Home Base: British Columbia