FRINGE REVIEW: Inauguration Vacation challenges Trump

Monday Magazine's theatre critic Sheila Martindale reviews Inauguration Vacation

There is nothing like being up-to-the-minute in theatre; the Fringe Festival is where you can see anti-Trump signs; as well as pro-refugee and pro-Muslim signs.

Annette Roman is a middle-aged teacher from California, the daughter of Holocaust survivors.  She feels compelled to protest what looks like a new regime of hate under the far-right Trump administration.  She is earnest, serious and tired, wondering why she is doing this, but driven on to challenge what is wrong while she can and in whatever way she can.  She is also somewhat humorous  in a sincere kind of way; and she calls up volunteers from the audience to help make a point.

If you have had enough vulgarity this Fringe, you might find Inauguration Vacation a refreshing change.

Three more opportunities to see this show at Fairfield Hall (1303 Fairfield) showing your Fringe button: Friday September 1 at 7:15 pm, Saturday September 2 at 12:30 pm and Sunday September 3 at 7:30 pm

Tickets are $11.

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