Charles Ross once again returns to the Vancouver Fringe with his hit show “One Man Lord of the Rings” (OMLOTR). Charlie may be best known for his other one man show, “One Man Star Wars” (OMSW), which he’s been performing since 2001. OMLOTR premiered back in 2004 with a couple of preview performances at the Waterfront theatre, and had a proper run at the Vancouver Fringe Festival that same year; the same year that Ian McKellen attended a performance, and the same year in which Charlie received a cease and desist letter asking him to stop performances of the show. But even with the legal issues resolved, there was a lengthy period of time in which he couldn’t perform OMLOTR, so it has been a while since it as graced a Vancouver stage. And I, for one, am excited to have it back.
I recently chatted with Charlie, to get some insights in advance of OMLOTRs return to the Vancouver Fringe Festival. (more…)