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The Mechanicals

A mockumentary about the lives of a troupe of actors who tour theatre to elementary and high schools

Montreal, QC
7.16 (83)

Week #1 Show Teaser The Mechanicals

The Mechanicals are in the beginning process of putting on their production. They are trying to rework the script of Oedipus rex to make it more kid friendly and are auditioning actors to cats in their production. The full length version of the promo can be found on the Facebook page of the Mechanicals.

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An acerbic mockumentary that combines the reality of the millennial experience with bizarre surrealistic satire, The Mechanicals tells the story of a group of twenty-something actors who spend their days bringing classical theatre to elementary schools and high schools. From one of the actors being mistaken for a pedophile to getting caught up in a school shooting, these young thespians just can't catch a break. The pilot episode features the troupe at the beginning of the rehearsal process, preparing their kid-friendly production of Oedipus Rex...


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Jonathan Bosco

Director, Talent

Aspiring filmmaker who delves mostly into the comedic genre, with a specific interest in the mockumentary format. Has produced a few of his own short films and is in the process of starting a web series with his good friend, Vishesh Abeyratne. Likes to base his comedy on personal experiences, adding a tongue in cheek twist to his personal experiences.

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Alberto D'Onofrio

Director, Producer

I have been making films since high school and my favourite filmmakers are Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater!!!

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Vishesh Abeyratne

Writer, Talent

Actor/writer based in Montreal. Has worked in both theatre and film, with a keen interest in comedy and satire.

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Ratings (83)

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Reviews (15)

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    Cyndi M.
    posted 10 years ago

    Personable guys!
  • Ted's Photo

    Ted M.
    posted 10 years ago

  • Terri's Photo

    Terri M.
    posted 10 years ago

    can't wait.
  • Nino's Photo

    Nino R.
    posted 10 years ago

    can't wait to see it.
  • Helen's Photo

    Helen M.
    posted 10 years ago

  • Caroline's Photo

    Caroline B.
    posted 10 years ago

    Can't wait to see more! Thumbs up!
  • Danny's Photo

    Danny P.
    posted 10 years ago

    hilarious concept. great educational piece for the kids! LOL
  • Sarah's Photo

    Sarah c.
    posted 10 years ago

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    gina l.
    posted 10 years ago

    funny video!
  • david's Photo

    david W.
    posted 10 years ago

    That is funniest video I have ever seen..
  • Hugo's Photo

    Hugo C.
    posted 10 years ago

    This looks like it has some great potential! Looking forward to seeing more!
  • Anna's Photo

    Anna P.
    posted 10 years ago

    It's great it's funny
  • Julian's Photo

    Julian B.
    posted 10 years ago

    The filming's good, comedy's not bad, I'd say it's got great potential!
  • Christine's Photo

    Christine L.
    posted 10 years ago

    So funny! Great job!
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    christina N.
    posted 10 years ago

    Meow Purrrrrrrrrrrrr! You guys are really cute!
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