How many times will she find out she isn’t who she thinks she is?
Victoria Fringe Best Storyteller Award 2023
★★★★★ CBC News
What kind of parent KNITS their daughter a wool swimsuit? Or gives her a briefcase for her 11th birthday? Or keeps her in the dark about where she came from? British comedian Maggie Gallant unleashes a Pandora’s Box of hope, lies and ‘un très magnifique’ French Papa!
Book a Performance
This award-winning biographical solo show, written and performed by Maggie Gallant, is on tour in 2023 and 2024. Bookings are open to senior living communities, conferences, theaters, libraries, or other event venues. Venue requirements and performance information at Show Info.
Victoria Fringe Festival, August 23rd–September 3rd, 2023
WINNER: Fringe Favorite Storyteller Award
August 4th, 6:45pm. Brookdale Westlake Hills, Austin TX. By invitation only.
August 10th, 7:15pm. Westminster Independent Living, Austin TX. By invitation only.
Hot Dogs at the Eiffel Tower Performance Clips
French Papa et Monsieur le Loupe (opens in new tab)
The Guy from Star Trek Wrote Uncle Vanya? (opens in new tab)
Fifty New Relatives (opens in new tab)
Reviews from the live performances in 2019
“Gallant sparkles like the Eiffel Tower’s light show”
“Slow-burn storytelling that captivates with its blend of cheekiness and honesty”
Broadway World Austin
“A must-see. Gallant’s utterly brilliant writing and performance feels like a privilege to experience”
Winnipeg Free Press
“Gallant is a passionate storyteller, captivating the audience with personal anecdotes and her quest to connect, but most importantly, eat hot dogs at the Eiffel Tower with ‘French Papa.'”
Previous Performances of this show:
- Hyde Park Theatre, September-October 2019
- Winnipeg Fringe Festival, July 2019
- FronteraFest Long Fringe, January 2016
- Dallas Solo Fest, June 2016
- SOLOCOM, New York City, November 2015