The new monologue from award-winning novelist and former Canadian SLAM champ Brendan McLeod, "Brain" is a heartbreaking, hilarious take on coming of age, mental illness, and consciousness. It maps Brendan’s
The new monologue from award-winning novelist and former Canadian SLAM champ Brendan McLeod, “Brain” is a heartbreaking, hilarious take on coming of age, mental illness, and consciousness. It maps Brendan’s experiences with obsessive compulsive disorder, from a teenager struggling to understand his obsessions to an adult battling psychosis. Winner of “Best Male Performer” at the 2015 Victoria Fringe and Pick of the Fringe at the 2015 Vancouver Fringe, “Brain” is a nuanced journey through the nature of thought, and an optimistic exploration of the importance of friendship.
WHO IS BRENDAN McLEOD – Performer Biography Brendan McLeod is a Toronto based writer, performer, and musician. He is the author of one novel, a one woman play, and a monologue about Canadian history. He’s the founder of the music group The Fugitives, which have been nominated for multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards and Western Canadian Music Awards. He is a former Canadian SLAM poetry champion and World runner-up.
Praise for Brendan’s Performances
Canada’s top SLAM (poetry) spieler – CBC
Among the most prolific artists in the city… Somewhat of a creative typhoon… A charmingly silly creature who also strives for deeper meaning – GEORGIA STRAIGHT
An ambitious performer – EDMONTON SUN
McLeod’s observational sentiment is spot on – UPTOWN MAGAZINE, WINNIPEG
(McLeod) has built a solid reputation as one of the country’s best spoken word performers – MONDAY MAGAZINE
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(Sunday) 7:30 pm
Evergreen Cultural Centre Studio Theatre
1205 Pinetree Way