Fruitcake - Ten Commandments from the Psych Ward

Rob Gee

comedy/ spoken word
age 16+
strong language, adult content
60 mins

Comic, poet and reformed psychiatric nurse Rob Gee presents a user-friendly guide to losing the plot.

Fruitcake charts a night shift on an acute psychiatric ward, seen through the eyes of a jaded nurse who hears the voice of God – a kindly Jamaican woman – who gives him ten benevolent commandments to help him through the shift; and life.

"A witty skilful storyteller... Gee had pitched it perfectly" Chortle
★★★★★ "A one-man thespian army" Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
★★★★½ "A tour de force!" Victoria Times
★★★★ "One show you'd be crazy to miss!" Toronto Eye
★★★★½ "A first rate show!" Calgary Herald
"Terrifically well-written… the kind of Fringe performer you pray you’ll discover.” Orlando Sentinel
"An unforeseen highlight, a convulsively funny and surprisingly moving tribute to humanity’s collective psychosis.” Minnesota Examiner

Winner, Best of Fest – Ottawa, Winnipeg and Calgary Fringe Festivals

Featuring dub poet Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze as the voice of God.


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