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Four Humors' Lolita: A Three Man Show
photo by Ryan Lear
A one hour stage play by Four Humors,
based on the two and a half hour movie by Stanley Kubrick,
based on the 5 hour screenplay by Vladimir Nabokov,
based on the 300 page novel by Vladimir Nabokov,
as told by 3 idiots.
"A fast-paced, highly physical comedy... gorgeous, funny, and cutting... an absolutely brilliant piece."
- City Pages

"It's a minor miracle how many levels Four Humors' Lolita works on simultaneously... it's a confident, compelling piece of devised stagecraft."
- TCDailyPlanet.com

"Another must-see... sidesplittingly funny."
- Star Tribune

"Simply flat-out funny from beginning to end."
- City Pages

"Five Stars"
- FringeFestival.org

Armed only with a vague understanding of Stanley Kubrick's 1962 film Lolita, three idiots are let loose on a stage to perform a story that is much too big and complex for them to ever hope to tell in their lifetimes, let alone an hour. As the clock ticks along, these three idiots (four, including the director) make mistake after mistake trying their best to bring this adaptation of an adaption of an adaption to life. In the end, the four idiots (five, including the adapter) discover bigger truths about themselves and this classic tale that Vanity Fair called "the only convincing love story of our century."

"Why should we tell this story?" asks Jason Ballweber, Artistic Director of Four Humors. "We shouldn't. That's why. Honestly, this show started as a joke 5 years ago outside of The Know Theater in Cincinnati late at night during their Fringe Festival. But that's how Four Humors' shows get created; a group of people come together to have a great time and do their best to share that experience with an audience."

"Lastly," says Ballweber, "who doesn't want to see Brant Miller in some short shorts?"

August 11- 20, 2016

Thu, August 11 @ 8:00pm
Fri, Aug 12 @ 2:00pm
Sun, Aug 14 @ 4:00pm
Tue, Aug 16 @ 12:00pm
Wed, Aug 17 @ 6:15pm
Thu, Aug 18 @ 10:30pm
Sat, Aug 20 @ 6:45pm

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Venue 4
Academy at King Edward
8525 101 St. NW, Edmonton

Directed by Jason Ballweber
Adapted by Nick Ryan

Cast:
Ryan Lear
Brant Miller
Matt Spring