First the words rev up, then they start rebelling. With one sweet lovesong, some personal fiascoes, a comic journey into the uglies of childhood. And enough chummy insults for everyone.
“I’ve always enjoyed poet Jem Rolls, but this is the freshest show I’ve seen from him in years. …Rolls is blessedly unafraid of politics… and theatrically, he’s a dynamo…” – Georgia Straight (read the full review)
“On top of his game ★★★★½” – Winnipeg Free Press
“Energetic wit ★★★★” – Toronto Now
“Should you go and hear Jem Rolls attack the silence? Indisputably.” – Plank Magazine (full review)
Harbour City Theatre (25 Victoria Road, Nanaimo)
Sun September 28th, 2014
Doors at 6:30, show at 7pm
Tickets are $15 at the door or $12 advance (online only).
PLEASE NOTE: AFTER 3PM ON SEP 28TH ADVANCE TICKETS WILL NO LONGER BE AVAILABLE. HOWEVER, TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR AT 6:30PM.
Local media on Jem Rolls
Nanaimo Daily News Fringe Fest Veteran hits his stride (Sep 25, 2014)
Nanaimo News Bulletin Fringe poet rolls onto stage (Sep 25, 2014)
CKGI Radio, Arts on Board Episode 11
Jem Rolls just performed his 100th fringe festival in Vancouver. Having completed another wildly successful season on the Canadian Fringe Circuit he will be headed our way to perform as a benefit for Nanaimo Fringe Festival. This special performance of critically-acclaimed jem rolls ATTACKS THE SILENCE will also feature extra material from his greatest hits.