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Posts Tagged ‘Charles Ross’

Live in Oz? Want to See One Man LOTR?

HeidiYuko sends this in: Charles Ross will be performing several of his “One Man LotR” shows, this time at the Sydney Opera House. There will be two preview performances on the 23rd and 24th March followed by a season running from the 26th March through to 3rd April. sydneyoperahouse.com

Posted in Events, Lord of the Rings, Stage Productions

One Man LOTR & Star Wars at Intrepid Theatre in BC

VICTORIA, BC – Intrepid Theatre invites you to celebrate your inner geek with our 4-day Charles Ross-a-thon. Back by popular demand, Charles Ross is performing not one, but two of his world-famous one-man shows as a fundraiser for Intrepid Theatre on November 3-7 at the Metro Studio. From Off-Broadway in New York to London’s West End, Ross has sold out his one-man cult hit shows across the globe and gathered critical acclaim along the way. ‘A total theatrical genius,’ CBC Radio (Five Stars), he is ‘funnier than you could possibly imagine’ (Spin Magazine).

One-Man Lord of the Rings takes you on a journey through J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece in 60 frenetic and entertaining minutes. Ross does it all in this hilarious, epic one-man show – booming special effects, riveting stage fights and harrowing rescues. Similarly, his first show, One-Man Star Wars recreates the magic of the Star Wars Trilogy in a ‘finely tuned minimalist feat’ (Charleston City Paper) of brilliant solo theatrics. These shows are appropriate for all ages. Partial proceeds go to One-Man Lord of the Rings and One-Man Star Wars are written and performed by Charles Ross. (more…)

Posted in Events, Lord of the Rings, Stage Productions

The Tolkien trilogy in just 3,600 seconds

On Monday 27th September at 7.30pm The Lincoln Theatre Royal will host Charles Ross’s funny and impressive show titled ‘One Man Lord of the Rings’ in which he recreates the enchanting world of Middle-earth, armed with nothing more than a pair of elbow pads and his outrageous imagination.

No props or costumes are required as Ross hurtles through the Tolkien trilogy – The Fellowship Of The Ring, The Two Towers and The Return Of The King – in just 3,600 seconds of unbelievable kinetic entertainment.

Like many Lord of the Rings fans, Canadian actor, playwright and self-proclaimed ‘professional geek’, Charles Ross fell in love with Tolkein’s trilogy at an early age. (more…)

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‘One Man Lord of the Rings’ at Woolly Mammoth is a gleeful Tolkien homage

Peter Marks writes: Let me confess that I can’t tell whether I’m a fan of “The Lord of the Rings”: I’ve never read the books or seen the movies. (Yes, we aliens live among you.) But it must be saying something that even a Tolkien agnostic can chuckle over Charles Ross’s “One Man Lord of the Rings,” his virtuoso encapsulation of the film trilogy. More..

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One Man LOTR Returns to Woolly Mammoth

(Washington, DC) – Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will present the hilarious fun of One Man Lord of the Rings written and performed by Charles Ross (One Man Star Wars Trilogy) July 5–August 1 on the Woolly Mammoth Mainstage.
In One Man Lord of the Rings internationally-renowned writer/performer Charles Ross transforms the 11 hour and 23 minute Peter Jackson epic Lord of the Rings film trilogy into a jam-packed 65 minute solo performance thrill-ride. On stage with nothing more than a pair of elbow pads and a set of knee pads, Ross’ mind-blowing amalgamation of 42 characters, familiar theme music, and sound effects has enchanted audiences around the globe. (more…)

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Charles Ross Does OMLOTR in Cleveland

ONE-MAN LORD OF THE RINGS
APR 14 – APR 18, 2010 • BAXTER THEATRE
Presented by The Cleveland Play House

One-Man Lord of the Rings is a unique one-man show, featuring Master-Impressionist/Super-Dork, Charles Ross. In one hour, he takes you from the Shire to Mordor and back. Ross recreates, without the use of costume, set, or special effects, Peter Jackson’s trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and Return of the King. He plays all the characters, performs the music, fights the battles, and ultimately triumphs over evil, all in only 3600 seconds. More..

Posted in Events, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, Stage Productions

Return of the king of one man movies

I suspect that few Tolkien fans out there realise that hidden within the Rings trilogy are references to Elvis, Edwin Starr and Johnny Cash. They are easy to miss but thanks to Charles Ross, the Canadian master of the one man movie genre their true place is restored within the epic which he manages to condense to an hour and ten minutes. We could have enjoyed this show five years ago had it not been for a legal wrangle with the movie makers which was only resolved last year just in time for the Edinburgh Festival where Ross was a sell out. More..

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ONE NIGHT ONLY – One Man LOTR in Sydney, Australia

Charles Ross, creator of the hugely successful One Man Star Wars Trilogy, performs a very special SNEAK PREVIEW of his worldwide hit One Man Lord of the Rings in Sydney.

Recreating the entire enchanting world of Middle-earth, armed with nothing more than a pair of elbow pads and his outrageous imagination, Ross hurtles through the Tolkien trilogy – The Fellowship Of The Ring, The Two Towers and The Return Of The King – in just 3,600 seconds of unbelievable kinetic entertainment. (more…)

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A Singular Lord of the Rings Experience in Scotland

Greg Pyne aka Fool of a Took writes: While spending part of my holiday in Scotland, I had the privilege of seeing Charles Ross perform his One Man Lord of the Rings show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, a performance consisting of all three movies by one single, highly motivated individual. “40 characters. 3 masterworks. 3600 seconds. One Man to do it all.”

And he did. (more…)

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One Man LOTR Charles Ross in VA This Weekend

Preston writes: I am not sure if you have posted this or not but I thought I would give you the heads up since it doesn’t seem to be very well publicized. Charles Ross who does both a “One Man Star Wars” and a “One Man Lord of the Rings” will be performing his Lord of the Rings Show at the Birchmere in Alexandria, VA on Saturday June 20th.

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