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Digital Fringe Opens in One Week!

Festival Dates: July 21 - 31 

Watch our trailer! (Link above or here.)

The trailer above is just a tiny glimpse of the creativity and energy our artists have poured into this festival. We are so proud of these artists for taking virtual theatre to the next level.
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Where will you be tuning in from? From a blanket on the beach? From your kitchen table? From a comfy couch with family members? We want to know how you are Fringing this year.

Starting July 21, please share photos and videos of your fabulous Fringe viewing location with us on social media using the hashtag #FringeWhereYouAre.

ASL and Access at Digital Fringe

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Video by Gaitrie Persaud (Phoenix the Fire). Voiceover/Captions by Christopher Desloges (Toronto Sign Language).

The Toronto Fringe is committed to creating an inclusive experience for all audience members. 

All Fringe and KidsFest On-Demand content is required to meet the following basic accessibility standards:
  1. Videos are closed captioned.
  2. Transcripts are available for all audio content.
  3. Documents are screen-reader friendly.
  4. All digital images are provided with alternative text descriptions.
All live digital events in our Primetime and POSTSCRIPT Live(stream) series will feature Auto-Transcribed Captioning, and some will feature ASL interpretation. Find further details about ASL and Access at the button below or at this link.
Access at Digital Fringe
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Plan Your Festival Viewing Now

Like to search and filter for shows based on genre? BIPOC-led companies? Media type? View and filter full show listings online.

Like to see the whole festival at a glance? Love to read more details about our four festival series? View our Digital Fringe Program Guide.

Or try our Random Show Generator!

Grab Your Membership Pass

Buy a Membership now so you're ready to go on the first day of the festival.

This Membership grants you access to the Fringe On-Demand and KidsFest On-Demand series. Then Pay What You Can to shows as you go, starting on July 21. (Once the festival begins, the Pay What You Can button will be added to each show page, as well as the artistic content.)

Learn all about ticketing on this page.
Buy a Membership Now

Featured Fringe Merch Item

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Flat Brimmed T.O. Fringe Cap - $30

Fringe caps are here!  Flat brimmed cap with an adjustable snapback. The perfect thing to kick back in at the patio or on the beach. Show your Fringe pride! 
Browse & Buy Merch

Calling all KidsFest Families! 

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Find us online this summer!

Looking for family-friendly activities in between splash pads and day camps? KidsFest is back with a full slate of programming this year to entertain you and your little ones. 


What it is: KidsFest On-Demand is a series of pre-recorded shows for children and their grown-ups.

Why you should check it out: From adventures of the Hindu god Ganapati to a whimsical adaptation of Mozart's famous opera, this content has been carefully created for family audiences. View listings for all 6 KidsFest shows.


What it is: A hub of free activities, crafts, games, contests and more.

Why you should check it out: In a normal festival season, we would host the KidsFest Club on the grassy lawn beside the George Ignatieff Theatre. This year we wanted to bring a little bit of that magic to our website. We hope you enjoy! Learn more.

Join the KidsFest Facebook Group!

In the Community: Work in Culture

WorkInCulture logo with three green circles floating and text says: Find opportunities, job board and more.; supporting the professional lives of artists, creatives, and cultural workers since 1998.

WorkInCulture (WIC) is a non-profit arts service organization that supports the professional lives of artists, creatives and cultural workers, and the organizations that support and engage them, through skills development, research, and career resources. Check out the website to access its professional development opportunities, training, and JobBoard

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