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Grim and Fischer by WONDERHEADS

Grim and Fischer by WONDERHEADS

Location: Imperial Theatre

Date: April 30, 2020

Show Starts: 7:30 PM

Tickets: $15 admission / $50 family of 4

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 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.

Grim and Fischer is recommended for a general audience, ages 10 – adult.

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, whimsical form which audiences have described as watching a living cartoon and the CBC calls “Pure magic.” In stories that are at turns hilarious and heartwarming, WONDERHEADS make it their business to step beyond words and ignite the imaginations and hearts of their every audience member.


Grim and Fischer is utter magic.” – CBC

You will laugh, you will cry, you will stand in awe.” – Edmonton Sun

Fantastic, in every sense of the word.” – Cincinnati Enquirer

It’s all wonderful, original, beautiful fun to watch unfold on stage.” – Calgary Herald

It is powerful, surprising, and, yes, moving.” – The Globe and Mail

The intense comical elegance you get from the best of the old Warner Brothers animations.” – Cincinnati Citybeat 


Devised in Ensemble by: Kate Braidwood and Andrew Pheonix
With Additional Direction by: Nathaniel Justiniano
Stage management & Sound Operation: Emily Windler
Mask & Sound Design: Kate Braidwood
Set Design: Andrew Pheonix
Lighting Design: Andrew Pheonix


Mrs. Fischer: Kate Braidwood
Grim: Andrew Pheonix
Nurse Doug: Andrew Pheonix

This is also a part of our SCHOOL SERIES! For more info and to register for tickets CLICK HERE.

OUTREACH – Mask Making Workshop at a local school

Imperial Theatre