A film noir, murder mystery set in the nitty gritty 1930's with the loveable characters of Winnie-the-Pooh.
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Cast and Crew
Joseph FacenteChristopher Robin
Joseph, is a theater and on camera actor based in the Twin Cities. Recently was cast in Fearless Five: Conspiracy Theories, Planetfest productions, Lakeshore's 10 Minute Playfest: The Ice Man Cometh Out, and as The Mad Hatter at Inver Hill's production of Alice in Wonderland. This will be his first Fringe experience and his second time working with Fearless Comedy Productions. He says "It's always a pleasure to work with the Fearless friends, and I'm very excited to be doing it the Fringe Fest, with such a talented group and a great script."
James FairbairnWinnie the Pooh
James takes local work when he can get it, including co-hosting the Apropos of Nothing Podcast and performing with Vilification Tennis.This is his first time on cast for a Fringe show, and he is super pumped.
Gregory Parks is a clown, actor, improviser, social justice multiclass, writer, teaching artist who works with Upstream Arts and Science Museum of Minnesota’s Science Live. He’s older than he looks and has spent countless hours since childhood practicing being a human cartoon.
Lana is a Minneapolis-based actor and singer. She studied music and theatre at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and Oklahoma City University and has appeared locally in productions with Fearless Comedy Productions, Ghoulish Delights, Hardcover Theatre, Theatre in the Round Players, nimbus, Box Wine Theatre (at CONsole Room,) Cromulent Shakespeare Company (at the North American Discworld Convention,) Coattail Productions, Commedia Beauregard, Eat Street Players, The Arts Nest, Tangled Roots, and Albatross Creative Works. Lana is probably excited to be Eeyore……thanks for noticing……
This is Mike's first taste of the Fringe Festival. He is a member of Fearless Comedy and on the cast of Vilification Tennis. He bounced at the chance to be a part of this Pooh done it, and excited to see where this adventure will lead.
Mickaylee Shaughnessy is thrilled to be working with FCP again. She last worked with them in Masquerade at Bernards. Other companies she has worked with include Green T Productions, Burning Ember, Six Elements and Savage Umbrella.
This is Ian's first year performing at Fringe, but he is no stranger to the stage. You can see him performing stand up and improv all over the Twin Cities, and you can hear him on the radio desperately trying to sell you laser hair removal. He is so happy to be a part of this production, and his family is happy that he has something to talk about that doesn't involve conspiracy theories.
You may have seen Lauren Haven in past Fringe shows as the know-it-all demon Bella Donna in The Summoning (2017) or making up songs to your suggestions in ImproVoice! (2016). She is also a core company member with Fearless Comedy Productions, with whom she will be directing The Riddle of The Mummy this November at Strike Theatre (follow Fearless on Facebook for more details!). She will also occasionally host or serve as a local celebrity at Retro Game Night at Can Can Wonderland (occurs every Friday).
A self-described jackass of all trades, master of pun, Nathan is excited to be a part of this “Pooh-dunnit” and “excited” to be a part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival! His previous Fringe appearances include Tony and Cleo’s Wedding, [SHOW NAME REDACTED], and The Well. He also co-wrote the encore winning RomCom Con for the 2017 Fringe. Nathan would like to thank Becci for the opportunity to be a part of this show, and for the opportunity to work with such a talented and perfect cast. Eat your heart out, The Iveys!
This is Becci's first year producing at Fringe, but she has spent many years acting and directing for the Fringe Festival. Including the works, Air D&D, Tony & Cleo's Wedding and Centipede: The Musical. Last year Becci produced her first musical comedy, Anxiety! The Musical with Fearless Comedy. As a member of Fearless Comedy Productions, Becci has been acting, directing, writing and producing for 2 years. She is also a cast member of Vilification Tennis, having won the 2016 Amateur Show. Becci is very busy, being very funny.
Kirsten Wade-Thorson is a West Coast transplant who couldn't be happier to be back at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. As an actor, she's been a part of the festival with "Centipede! The Musical", "No Extra Lives" and "Caucasian Aggressive Pandas" and this is her first year joining in as a writer. She is a member of Fearless Comedy Productions here in MN and a board member of Hot Fawking Productions back in her home base of Seattle.
Jason Kruger is a Fearless Comedy Productions member and a Co-producer of the Monday Night Comedy Show. Jason has appeared as an actor in "Caucasian Aggressive Pandas and Other Mulatto Tales" , as well as "Murder on the Mississippi (WWII edition)" . Fringe acting credits include: "Death in Yosemite ", "And to Think I Saw it on Baker Street 221B" , and "Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend" . Along with this show, Jason also co-wrote "Next the Musical: A Sidekick Story " for MN Fringe this year, which he also directed.
Joseph YeMusical Director
Joseph Ye has been performing in the twin cities for several years and this will be his second collaboration with Becci Schmidt, the first being "Anxiety: The Musical" by Fearless Comedy Productions. (We're just not going to mention the first show he did with her "Centipede: The Musical". Whoops.) Joseph has worked with Burnt Nightingale Productions, Oops! the Entertainer Productions, Impossible Salt and has done a slew of piano playing for various improv groups in the twin cities. He's currently in the band Tulips on an Organ and making noise for another fringe show this festival: Remy Raygun of the Space Brigade: A Build-Your-Own Space Opera by Hot Chocolate Media. Joseph is thrilled about this show as he, like Ms. Schmidt, enjoys being a part of something that will destroy your childhood.
Jessi GoinsStage Manager
Jessi Goins has been involved with Fringe for the past 3 years. She has been both a performer and this will be her 2nd stage manager show. She has been a part of Fearless Comedy productions for almost 3 years and enjoys the opportunities she has been given through this company. She performs Wednesday nights weekly with Fantastic Voyage Improv. Past shows she has been a part of include Fearless Five Presents, Masquerade at Bernard’s, Facebook Lite, Hostel Watching. She hopes you enjoy the show and appreciate the hard work that goes into each show here at Fringe