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Just Announced: Fringe On-Demand and KidsFest On-Demand Extended


If you purchase an On-Demand Membership, you now have until August 15 to view all content on our website. This gives you time to check out a little bit of everything - from comedy to drama, from musicals to improv. We hope this gives you more time to see and support more shows. 

Festival artists have worked incredibly hard to make beautiful and surprising work this year. If you haven't browsed festival listings yet, browse our show page now

In addition to KidsFest shows being extended, we have also decided to extend the videos and activities on the KidsFest Club page. Read on to learn more about this amazing hub for families!

 

Some Programs Must Close This Saturday


The following programs will be closing on Saturday, which is the last official day of the festival, so make sure you catch them before they are gone!
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There are four more chances to catch a Fringe Primetime show!

My Korean Canadian Friend
28th July - 8:00pm
31st July - 2:00pm
Buy tickets

As You Lay Sleeping
29th July - 8:00pm
31st July - 8:00pm
Buy tickets
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The virtual patio is full of Fringey fun: secret hidden messages, an interactive skate park, a Fringey back alley, and even a dance floor. Come and explore our gather.town space - it's like a mix between classic 8-bit video games and Zoom. 

Every night, 9-11pm
Register for your link here
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Join us this Friday at 8pm for a FREE comedy night, hosted by Unknown Comedy Club.

Featuring headliner Nick Reynoldson, Zabrina Douglas, Hannah Lawrence, Daniel Woodrow, and host Rodney Ramsey. 

Comedy Night: Friday, July 30 at 8pm. Register for FREE
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Welcome to KidsFest Club!

Craft and Activity Videos for Kids


If you're looking for a calm activity for your kids in between day camps and splash pads, check out the hidden gems on our Digital KidsFest Club webpage. KidsFest Coordinator extraordinaire Kelly Winger (aka K-Wing) has been sharing amazing videos of crafts and activities for the whole family.
Take me to KidsFest Club!
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Vote for the Audience Choice Awards


Voting is open from now until July 31 at noon.

What is your favourite production in each series? (Fringe On-Demand, KidsFest On-Demand, and Fringe Primetime.) Let us know via the button below.

Each winning show will be awarded a cash prize of $250. Winners will be announced at an Awards Night in gather.town on Saturday, July 31 at 9:30pm. 

When you vote, you can be entered into a draw to win a pass to the 2022 Next Stage Theatre Festival!

Learn about all our Digital Fringe Awards here.

Vote for the Audience Choice Awards
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Now Magazine Blast from the Past


Read Glenn Sumi's article in Now Magazine about Now's first ever Fringe Festival cover, back in 1989. 

Thanks for this amazing trip down memory lane! In the middle of this most unprecedented festival, it's nice to be reminded of our roots and the power of the Fringe Movement.
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“It’s no surprise shows like [Drowsy Chaperone and Kim’s Convenience] emerged from the Fringe rather than the country’s larger regional theatres. The risk is held by the artists rather than a corporate entity. You can fail. And because you can fail, you find out through the audience whether you’re good or not, whether your show will have legs.”

Featured Fringe Merch Item

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FRINGE T.O. MASK

$12



3 layers of cotton with a nose wire, adjustable ear loops, and a pocket to comfortably fit a filter.
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