Diary of a Monster Kid
by Kevin Doherty & Alan MacKenzie
Magic Toaster Productions - Winnipeg, MB
 http://kevindohertyfilms.ca
V.26 - Creative Manitoba 
In 1979, a 10-year-old boy in suburban Winnipeg discovered Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine and became obsessed with the ghouls and creatures within. A “monster kid” was born! Soon this “horrormaniac” was on a quest to acquire a Horror Make-Up Kit from a novelty shop so he could win a costume contest that would help him win the affections of a girl at school. Oh, the horror! From the company that brought you Lester Gets KISSed (5 STARS – CBC Manitoba) and Brain Cravers (5 STARS – CBC Manitoba).

Cast:
Alan Mackenzie

 
Show Info:
60 Mins
Tickets: $12

Genre:
Storytelling

Audience:
Parental Guidance

Warnings: Mild language

Wed July 17 8:15 PM
Thu July 18 9:30 PM*
*(2 for $12)
Fri July 19 7:45 PM
Sat July 20 4:15 PM
Sun July 21 6:00 PM
Mon July 22 9:30 PM
Tue July 23 6:00 PM
Wed July 24 9:30 PM
Thu July 25 4:15 PM
Fri July 26 6:00 PM
Sat July 27 4:15 PM
Sun July 28 4:45 PM

Diary of a Monster Kid

Magic Toaster Productions—Creative Manitoba

Alan MacKenzie plays 10-year-old Kevin Doherty in Diary of a Monster Kid (based on Doherty’s book by the same name). Beyond late 70s horror references, there is a ton of pop culture nostalgia to delight — and MacKenzie relatably captures the obsessions, fears, heedlessness and vulnerability of a child in this one-hander, supported by a beautifully-crafted soundbed and fun visuals. So well done.

Audra Lesosky