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Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me But Banjos Saved My Life

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What do Evil Tomatoes, Heroic Banjos and a Recovering Executive have in common?  

“Important, funny, beautiful and deeply affecting”.

CEO and law professor Keith Alessi reinvents himself as a writer-performer and banjo

enthusiast to tell us about a boys life, a mans meteoric rise to business fame, and the shocking

diagnosis that slammed on the breaks.

Engaging and uplifting, Alessi encourages us to confront the time we have left with passion! 

Audiences are enamoured with this bucket-list show, a true-story told with humour, warmth,

music, and banjos! 

Tomatoes Tried To Kill Me But Banjos Saved My Life is an inspiration.

Presale: $20

Door Price: $25

“It's arguably a more serious show than the title or whimsical graphics would suggest, but it is engaging, tells a compelling story, and reiterates some truths that we all need to be reminded of. Plus some sure-fire banjo jokes!” - Vancouver Musicals

“Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me But Banjos Saved My Life s a show in the true spirit of Fringe.  The performance will put a smile on your face, leaving you glad and happy. I have seen some great shows this year, but this one seemed to encompass the spirit of the fringe festival more than any of them.  An honest and touching story; the performer shares his life and his music with us.” - Sherpadoo

Earlier Event: January 19
Later Event: January 19
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