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Finding Gus premiered at the 2011 Capital Fringe, Washington, DC

A Compelling TRUE Story - Pulls Your Heart Strings


From Football Field to Your Heart
Don't miss this GEM!

Invitation from the Fringe Show in 2011

2011 Capital Fringe
Finding Gus is a story of

Love. Loss. Reunion

In Finding Gus Genealogy meets Entertainment when spoken word artist Ellouise Schoettler puts flesh on old bones by weaving an intriguing story-collage of romance, hunky heroes, loss and reunion.
HEAR a bit of the story:
Gus Clip 2 from Ellouise Schoettler on Vimeo.
Ellouise Schoettler - critically acclaimed at 2010 Capital Fringe for her story of the 1970s Second Wave - returned to the 2011 Capital Fringe with a new one-woman show - - about a man.

REVIEWS: During the 2011 Capital Fringe

Washington City Paper
"It is a mysterious gift, the ability to make an audience laugh and cry for a family that is not your own and to celebrate the life of a man to whom we have no personal connection."
New Examiner
"This is a fully crafted story of love, loss and finding.
Maryland Theatre Guide
"Perhaps Ellouise Schoettler's discovery that her grandfather (Gus) was a sports hero in 1905 - will stir audiences into wanting to know more about the forgotten heroes in their own families."

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