Toronto Fringe Festival 2019 Announces Lineup

Toronto Fringe Festival 2019 Announces Lineup

Toronto Fringe Festival 2019 Announces Lineup

THE TORONTO FRINGE FESTIVAL tprogramme tPOSTSCRIPT pop-up patio t . The TORONTO FRINGE takes place July 3 July 14, 2019 with venues across the city.

In its 31st year, TORONTO FRINGE continues to be a feature of Toronto's top artists. Legendary Canadian actor Jake Epstein tJames Epstein Live at Supermarket; Factory Theater Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino, winner of the Margo Bindhardt and Rita Davies solo performer Tracy Erin Smith and Associate Artistic Director of English The National House, Tracy's most personal show to date; Tita Jokes, Spice Girls comedy with her Filipina twist.

In addition to this excellent line-up, the TORONTO FRINGE continues to be a winner in 275 Bathurst St (Dundas and Bathurst). A lounge, a community space, and full-service bar, and delicious food. POSTSCRIPT is open to you from the noon until 2am evening evening, and 4am on Saturdays, art installations, and surprise guests.

It delights to see it in a sticking a few weeks' time! we will see you out there soon. " – Lucy Eveleigh, Executive Director, TORONTO FRINGE

The TORONTO FRINGE is the first of its kind to be presented by CBC's PlayME Laura Mullin and Chris Tolley's podcast hosts, and reveal wonderful anecdote about the Festival's 31-year history. Catherine, Hernandez, Jason Murray tKiloune, tJohn Hernandez, Jason Murray t , and Mitchell Marcus. Drop off June 19. T

The TORONTO FRINGE again feature KIDSFEST, with 7 shows for young audiences all at the George Ignatieff Theater. Right next door to the KIDSFEST CLUB t

THE TORONTO FRINGE LINEUP HIGHLIGHTS:

This year, once again, is one of the leading artists in the world, and has been established by John Gzowski, Jennifer Brewin, and Alex Bulmer; the original love story Unraveled by Andrew Seok, starring award-winning actor Jeff Lillico; a story of illness, grief and resilience by Allison Wither; the award-winning high school High, High School, High School, and produced by Toasted Theater; Michael Ross Albert, and the author of the Crowd Theater, Marie Farsi; Steven Gallagher, and Kevin Wong t

TORONTO FRINGE continued its tradition of transposition of the study of women, produced by Gillian Bartolucci, and by Carly Heffernan; Clotheswap, made up of women, fact, fantasy and fabric, featuring Amanda Barker, Dale Boyer, and Ashley Comeau; Emotional Labor, created by Luis Fernandes, and Jess Beaulieu; Molly Bloom, produced by Fourth Gorgon Theater.

And of course, TORONTO t Carpe Into My DMs, a post-apocalyptic sketch comedy revolution, Alternate, and multiple award winner, Alastair Forbes; Fringe veterans tKey News, the story of a small news t Nominees Jordan Armstrong and Kevin Matviw.

THE SWEET CANADIAN MUSICAL:

BE KIND REWIND
COMPANY / CREATOR: EDGE OF THE SKY
VENUE: RANDOLPH THEATER
Judy Blume meets High Fidelity in this funny, heart-warming coming-of-age story.

BOY FALLS FROM THE SKY: Jake Epstein LIVE AT SUPERMARKET
COMPANY / CREATOR: PAST FUTURE PRODUCTIONS
VENUE: SUPERMARKET
, Then starred on Broadway in Beautiful and Spider-Man. Now through funny and behind the scenes.

CLITORIA: A SEX-POSITIVE SUPERHERO!
COMPANY / CREATOR: Laura Bailey MUSIC
VENUE: THEATER PASSE MURAILLE MAINSPACE
A sexually-repressed high school teacher accidentallyforming herself into sex Of the Ontario sex-ed curriculum is scrapped, Clitoria's transformation wreaks havoc on her square fiction.

DRAMA 101, A NEW MUSICAL
COMPANY / CREATOR: BRAVO ACADEMY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
VENUE: Robert Gill THEATER
You gotta start somewhere. About their favorite drama teacher, secrets are revealed, old rivalries resurface, and love blossoms.

EVERY SILVER LINING
COMPANY / CREATOR: SILVER LINING PRODUCTIONS
VENUE: Al Green THEATER
About the original, dramatic, coming-of-age juxtaposing the joyful naivet of youth, and the crushing discovery of mortality.

HIGH SCHOOL HIGH
COMPANY / CREATOR: ALLI HARRIS
VENUE: FACTORY THEATER STUDIO
Festival comes from a solo-musical-comedy about how much high school freakin 'SUCKS, MAN.

UNRAVELLED – A NEW MUSICAL
COMPANY / CREATOR: CHAOS & LIGHT
VENUE: GRACE TORONTO CHURCH
"Romeo & Juliet," "Orpheus & Eurydice," and "The Gift of the Magi" by Andrew Seok – writer of the 2016 Fringe hit, "ECHOES."

COMEDY CRAZE:

THE BALLAD OF Frank Allen
COMPANY / CREATOR: WEEPING SPOON PRODUCTIONS
VENUE: VALDIMIR INSTITUTE
Weeping Spoon Productions From the bizarre mind of Aussie Fringe-Favorites Shane Adamczak (Zack Adams) and Al Lafrance (I Think I'm Dead) comes the award-winning sci-fi buddy-comedy .

CARPE INTO MY DMS
COMPANY / CREATOR: WE ARE SPORTS
VENUE: Al Green THEATER
In a post-apocalyptic world, only a few millennials-and their smartphones survive.

DANDELS
COMPANY / CREATOR: ALASTAIR KNOWLES
VENUE: RANDOLPH THEATER
Jaw-dropping physicality, spot-on comedic, and live science experiments.

DEAR RAY CABARET
COMPANY / CREATOR: DEATH RAY CABARET
VENUE: THE MONARCH TAVERN
Second City veterans Jordan Armstrong and Kevin Matviw are back from the Edinburgh Fringe with a quick-witted musical comedy show that everything from libraries to a graveyard bash.

THE HUNS
COMPANY / CREATOR: ONE FOUR ONE COLLECTIVE
VENUE: STREETCAR CROWSNEST GULOIEN THEATER
The morning after break-down devolves into a brutal showdown between three co-workers.

MIDDLE RAGED
COMPANY / CREATOR: GARY PEARSON
VENUE: Robert Gill THEATER
Middle Raged is a hilarious sketch comedy, starring Geri Hall (MadTV, Sunnyside) t thorns are sharper than ever.

MOVING ON
COMPANY / CREATOR: STONE BAY PRODUCTIONS
VENUE: THEATER PASSE MURAILLE MAINSPACE
Limes vanish, plants move, Kyle's ex-girlfriend hides all over his apartment. Her brother's traditional grievance.

NEWS PLAY
COMPANY / CREATOR: LAL MIRCH PRODUCTIONS
VENUE: Annex Theater
Back to top tpublishing the local newspaper.

OLD FART
COMPANY / CREATOR: THEATER PRAXIS
VENUE: THEATER FACTORY MAINSPACE
Old Tom is a quirky. Stories, jokes, songs, tears and most laughs.

THREE MEN ON A BIKE
COMPANY / CREATOR: PEA GREEN THEATER GROUP
VENUE: TARRAGON THEATER MAINSPACE
Toronto Fringe smash hit Three Men in a Boat. Jerome K. Jerome.

PROUDLY FEMINIST:

THE ATLAS, A NECKTIE & OTHER CONCERNS
COMPANY / CREATOR: PERIOD. PRODUCTIONS
VENUE: TARRAGON THEATER MAINSPACE
A peculiar escape room. Trapped inside, the party fiend, fie—-keep keep keep keep keep keep keep keep keep keep keep

CLOTHESWAP
COMPANY / CREATOR: LADYBROS
VENUE: TEXTILE MUSEUM OF CANADA
An empty house, a dead grandmother, and too many clothes. This coproduction with The Textile Museum of Canada t

ELBOW ROOM
COMPANY / CREATOR: GLORIA GRETHEL PRODUCTIONS
VENUE: Annex Theater
Hanna, Nancy, and Kia are forced to take part in a film.

EMOTIONAL LABOR
COMPANY / CREATOR: CRIMSON WAVE PRODUCTIONS
VENUE: FACTORY THEATER STUDIO
Women far too often. And it's a load of exhausting, rage-inducing bullshit.

HERBEAVER
COMPANY / CREATOR: HERBEAVER
VENUE: FACTORY THEATER STUDIO
Herbeaver is an all-female, sketch comedy troupe from Toronto, ON. In this show they are indulge in the world around them at all times, using absolute comedy, satire, and absolute idiocy; and they always keep it fast-paced, t
feminist, and in your face.

IT GIRLS
COMPANY / CREATOR: Emily Richardson
VENUE: THEATER FACTORY MAINSPACE
15 years after they have renamed for one night only! But the band? The answer is no. 100% no.

MOLLY BLOOM
COMPANY / CREATOR: FOURTH GORGON THEATER
VENUE: HELEN GARDINER PHELAN PLAYHOUSE
"Genius." "Dairy." "Nothing but praise." Molly Bloom is the original adaptation of James Joyce's Ulysses' final chapter.

SARAH AND LUCY
COMPANY / CREATORS: RUNAWAY HOTEL KOLLECTIVE
VENUE: TARRAGON THEATER EXTRASPACE
And speak up for themselves. T Yeah, that's right, boys! We got something to say!

TITA JOKES
COMPANY / CREATOR: TITA COLLECTIVE
VENUE: TARRAGON THEATER MAINSPACE
Meet the Spice Girls of Comedy with a Filipina Twist. They sing, they dance, and you go in your laughter.

THE WEIGHT OF IT ALL
COMPANY / CREATOR: HAGGARD B PRODUCTIONS
VENUE: THEATER PASSE-MURAILLE BACKSPACE
Comedian t

NOTABLE PICKS:

HEART OF MATTER
COMPANY / CREATOR: FROG IN HAND
VENUE: TRINITY-ST. PAUL'S UNITED CHURCH GYM
Heart of Matter is a dance meditation recollection. It is dedicated to the objects we keep or forget. Choreographed by Colleen Snell.

OUVRE WITH PORTE, FERME WITH BOUCHE
COMPANY / CREATOR: FMV THEATER CO
VENUE: FACTORY THEATER STUDIO
A story of vulnerability and connection. Ouvre Le Porte, Ferme Le Bouche is and relatable by Kevin Vidal (Come from Away, Second City Toronto) and Ashley Botting (CBC's Because, News).

SCADDING
COMPANY / CREATOR: COMMON BOOTS THEATER
VENUE: SCADDING COURT COMMUNITY CENTER
Grab your headphones and audio play. 5 mini-plays (produced by binaural recording). This is a radio drama.

THE BIG HOUSE
COMPANY / CREATOR: SOULO THEATER
VENUE: THEATER FACTORY MAINSPACE
When you're a little kid and your Dad go to jail, don't you part of you go with? Favorite Fringe Tracey Erin Smith
is back in her most personal show yet.

THE KNITTING PILGRIM
COMPANY / CREATOR: ERGO ARTS THEATER
VENUE: BLOOR STREET UNITED CHURCH
, 3 large tapestries, designed in the style of stained glass windows. 15 years. Bring your own knitting while you watch.

THROUGH THE BAMBOO
COMPANY / CREATOR: UWI COLLECTIVE
VENUE: THEATER FACTORY MAINSPACE
Inspired by Philippine t

2019 NEW PLAY CONTEST WINNER:

CHECKPOINT 300
COMPANY / CREATOR: Tamaya Productions
VENUE: THEATER FACTORY MAINSPACE
Inspired by true events. The first female. T Do not change forever. The New Play Contest.

2019 24 HOUR PLAYWRITING CONTEST WINNER:

LET'S TALK
COMPANY / CREATOR: ILANA LUCAS
VENUE: THEATER PASSE-MURAILLE MAINSPACE
It's 2029, and Bell is the last payphone in Toronto. Annie can't let that happen because there's a very important loss. A love story. This show will perform staged reading. The 24 Hour Playwriting Contest is generously supported by Centennial College School of Communications, Media, Arts & Design.

2019 ADAMS PRIZE WINNER:

THE BREAK-UP DIET
COMPANY / CREATOR: ANGUS BLUE
VENUE: Robert Gill THEATER
"That moment his eyes flutted to his cell phone." T Betrayal, lies, truth, online dating! Poor life choices punctuated with original alternative songs. The Adams Prize t

POSTCRIPT (TORONTO FRINGE POP-UP PATIO) HIGHLIGHTS:

July 3 OPENING NIGHT FESTIVITIES
Fringers for the costumes, hold their posters up high, and parade through Trinity Bellwoods Park to POSTSCRIPT to kick off the 31st festival! In addition, speeches by MPP Chris Glover and City Councilor Joe Cressy

July 3, 10, 14 STORIES FROM THE FRINGE
Artists, staff, volunteers, fries paste.

July 6 THE MAIN INGREDIENT SILENT DISCO
Back by popular demand! The neighbors. T Grab a pair of free headphones and dance to DJ sets t

July 3, 11 SIGNATURE QUEEN COCKTAIL SERIES
Nickel9 t

July 9 COMEDY NIGHT
Simeon, Hisie Kelati, Allie Pearse, Caroline Zoccoli and headliner Arthur Simeon.

July 10 NEXT GEN NIGHT
Discover some of Toronto's newest writers and performers. Talented youth from the AMP Project and Generously supported by Neville Austin.

July 11 FUCK SHIT UP CABARET
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July 12 AWARDS NIGHT
Tosho Cutting Edge Award, Second City and Comedy Award, Second City and Comedy Award, David Seguin Award for Accessibility in the Arts, and many more.

WEEKENDS – P.S. MUSIC FEST
Free, all-ages outdoor concerts, featuring Moneka Arabic Jazz, Todd Maylee, SATE, Moscow Apartment, BS4TO, LOLAA, Cyber, New Chance, and more.

TORONTO FRINGE FESTIVAL 2019 INFORMATION:

And featuring Toronto's largest pop-up patio, POSTCRIPT at the Scadding Court hockey rink. This programming features live, music, dance, comedy, and more. To purchase tickets, the Toronto Fringe website: http://www.fringetoronto.com/.

POSTCRIPT AT SCADDING COURT LOCATION:

Scadding Court at Dundas and Bathurst. T First time at the events

KIDSFEST:

A festival within the festival for the littlest of Fringers and their families. Featuring 7 shows for young audiences. $ 5 tickets per child, to the George Ignatieff Theater, 15 Devonshire Place, The KidsFest Club, and FREE outdoor clubhouse with creative play stations, workshops, and more. Open from July 3-14th.

TICKET DETAILS:

6. Advance tickets – $ 11 (+ $ 2 service charge). Available online by phone to 416-966-1062 (Subject to $ 3 per order fee).
At noon 10pm.

To be preview. These tickets (+ $ 2 service charge). Preview performances are printed in bold in the Fringe Program Guide.

Daily discount tickets – $ 6 (+ $ 2 service charge). Check the daily discount listings online. These tickets can be bought online.

KidsFest – $ 5 discounted tickets for kids 12 and under, babes-in-arms are free! Valid only for KidsFest performances. Can I hold the cost of the George Ignatieff Theater.


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