may, 2019

wed22may3:00 pmwed4:00 pmTomatoes Tried To Kill Me But Banjos Saved My Life3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Heimat Windsor Banquet Centre

Event Details

Award-winning, one-man show ‘Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me, But Banjos Saved My Life,’ coming to Windsor, Ontario!

The inspirational, humorous and internationally toured one-man show created by entrepreneur Keith Alessi comes off a highly successful run at the New York City FRIGID Fringe Festival earlier this year.

After a major life-changing event caused a high-flying corporate CEO to suddenly retire and reevaluate what’s important in life, a banjo-picking storyteller was created with a message of resilience, hope and perseverance. Now, he tells his inspiring story at Fringe Festivals and shows in the US, Canada and in May, the UK, at the 2019 Brighton Fringe Festival.

‘Tomatoes Tried To Kill Me, But Banjos Saved My Life,’ written and performed by Keith Alessi, is an award-winning and highly reviewed one-man show that has been touring North American since June of 2018 after it premiered in Chicago, Illinois. He tells the story of his multi-cultural boyhood, meteoric rise in the boardroom to the startling news that changed his life forever. He candidly reveals to his audience how he used that obstacle to find a new passion in music and a cathartic outlet in storytelling.

At the 2019 New York City Frigid Fringe Festival, it received three awards, including Most Inspirational Show.

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(Wednesday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Heimat Windsor Banquet Centre

1367 Drouillard Road