Who: Performer in She Never Bought Me An Easy Bake Oven, a look at mothers and daughters.
Buzz: Loughran (The Yoko Ono Project, Alice) should add husky-voiced gumption to the female ensemble in the show with the fest's hands-down best title.
Who: Performer in The Man, in which village women plan revenge on a murderous man.
Buzz: The striking actor (The Lady Smith, The Winter's Tale) is sure to pump up a script, complete with Greek-style chorus, by a Bermuda-based company.
Who: Performer/co-adapter of The Camino, based on T.O. native Barbara Cappuccitti's spiritual 1,000-mile pilgrimage.
Buzz: Given the hot topic (Shirley MacLaine just penned a book about the same journey), the charismatic Lempert may repeat the success she enjoyed a couple of Fringes ago with That Dorothy Parker.
Who: Actor who played Toronto with Fringe productions of Whale Nation and Doctor Faustus returns with Krapp's Last Tape, the famed solo for a man and a tape recorder.
Buzz: This second outing in as many months for Beckett's script allows for side-by-side comparisons with John Neville's riveting recent turn.
Who: Performer does double duty in the drug-themed Easy and Paralysis, a comedy about death, infidelity and sausages.
Buzz: The electric actor (Tough!, Weldon Rising) is bound to raise the temperature of these two high-profile shows.
Who: Plays innocent Cordelia in Lear's Daughters, a prequel to Shakespeare's classic family tragedy.
Buzz: Memorable in sophisticated, untraditional productions of The Progress Of Love and Six Characters In Search Of An Author, AvRuskin challenges fellow actors.
Who: Plays one of three Belgrade women in immigration-themed Happiness Channel.
BUZZ: Mesmerizing in last year's SummerWorks show The Vindication Of Senyora Clito Mestres, she's sure to stand out in this ensemble piece by Silvija Jestrovic.