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2 Sherlock Holmes Adventures

The game's afoot! The 2018-2019. cross-Canada hit returns! Two of the most-seasoned Fringe vets (Kenneth Brown and John Huston) perform two of Conan Doyle's best-loved stories. An ideal show for Sherlock lovers! "The packed house and your correspondent loved it" (Alan Kellog, Edmonton)

subvenue La Cité Francophone Theatre

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A Toast to Prohibition

Celebrate the 101st anniversary of Prohibition with flappers, gin fizz and a speakeasy cabaret. From secret cellars and doctor-prescribed alcohol to a teetotaller attacking saloons with a hatchet... if it happened during Prohibition, there's a song about it! Starring Melanie Gall from ***** Piaf and Brel & Ingénue.

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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A Toast to Prohibition

Celebrate the 101st anniversary of Prohibition with flappers, gin fizz and a speakeasy cabaret. From secret cellars and doctor-prescribed alcohol to a teetotaller attacking saloons with a hatchet... if it happened during Prohibition, there's a song about it! Starring Melanie Gall from ***** Piaf and Brel & Ingénue. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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At The Table

Get close up and personal with Keith Brown, world-class magician and VIP entertainer. Chosen Toronto's BEST Magician & he's not even from Toronto... "Very Entertaining" - Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland "You're Incredible!" - Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters "WOW!" - Joe Thornton, San Jose Sharks

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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At The Table

Get close up and personal with Keith Brown, world-class magician and VIP entertainer. Chosen Toronto's BEST Magician & he's not even from Toronto... "Very Entertaining" - Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland "You're Incredible!" - Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters "WOW!" - Joe Thornton, San Jose Sharks This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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CHANZO

After a tragedy occurs in his family, Chanzo goes back to Kenya with his Canadian girlfriend. What awaits him is his sister and the remanence of a tragedy that he left behind. We watch Chanzo as he struggles with the boundaries of Kenyan and Canadian culture.

subvenue Big Rock Brewery Backstage Theatre

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CHANZO

After a tragedy occurs in his family, Chanzo goes back to Kenya with his Canadian girlfriend. What awaits him is his sister and the remanence of a tragedy that he left behind. We watch Chanzo as he struggles with the boundaries of Kenyan and Canadian culture. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Camping

Camping tells the story of a magical meeting in the woods of Banff. A seven year old from 2021 stumbles across a Ukrainian man from 1916. The two sing songs, play games, and tell stories. A gentle first look at the ways in which the world can be both kind and unkind to outsiders. Camping premiered at Concrete Theatre's Sprouts Festival. Written for all ages, by a kid and her dad.

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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Chubby Cree

Consisting of ten-year-old prodigy Noah Green with his larger than life voice, and grandmother Carol Powder. The group has been playing non-stop around their hometown of Edmonton. Channeling the authentic spirit of Cree music and its healing power to unite people, their powerful performances have often brought audiences to tears.

subvenue pêhonân

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Chuckle Ruckus

Chuckle Ruckus [chuhk-uhl ruhk-uhs] (noun). 1. From the comedy Supercult that brought you: "The World's Greatest Invisible Stripper", and "Cadillac Ranch: Prairie Gothic" enjoy 45 minutes of brand spanking new sketch comedy. 2. The bliss of laughter, the tyranny of joy.

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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Deafy

The Sterling Award winning team behind Silent Words returns with their new show, Deafy. Join Deaf public speaker Nathan Jesper as he takes the audience on an unexpected journey of discovering what it really means to belong. Performed in ASL, English and surtitles.

subvenue Big Rock Brewery Backstage Theatre

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Deafy

The Sterling Award winning team behind Silent Words returns with their new show, Deafy. Join Deaf public speaker Nathan Jesper as he takes the audience on an unexpected journey of discovering what it really means to belong. Performed in ASL, English and surtitles. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Destination Wedding

When three middle-aged sorority sisters reunite for a destination wedding, old rivalries are reignited, longstanding secrets are revealed, and terrible things take place in the name of friendship. A twisted comedy that asks "How well do you know your oldest friends?"

subvenue ATB Westbury Theatre

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Destination Wedding

When three middle-aged sorority sisters reunite for a destination wedding, old rivalries are reignited, longstanding secrets are revealed, and terrible things take place in the name of friendship. A twisted comedy that asks "How well do you know your oldest friends?" This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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DieNasty! Edmonton's Live Improvised Soap Opera

An Edmonton comedy institution for 30 years, the Canadian Comedy award-winning completely improvised soap opera, Die-Nasty, returns with their hilarious take on all things Fringe, starring a dazzling assortment of our regular Die-Nasty cast, as well as special Fringe guest stars from all over! Come check out the soapy action!

subvenue Varscona Theatre

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Donita Large

Donita Large is an Indigenous Singer/Songwriter from Saddle Lake Cree Nation. Donita is a lead vocalist of many genres, including blues, country, rock, gospel and traditional & contemporary Indigenous music. Her Indigenous Blues single Going to Walk That Line was recently added to North America's Indigenous Music Countdown's Top 40.

subvenue pêhonân

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Dot Dot Dot

BFFs since high school, Joleen and Jessie have been improvising together for over a decade. Dot Dot Dot focuses on relationships, huge characters, and intricate connections between people. It blends comedy and absurdity with heartfelt emotion. They have toured across Canada and Europe to rave reviews and adoring fans.

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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Everything is Beautiful

Two 'grumpy old men' refuse to live in depression. Choosing to enjoy life and remain relevant, these seniors educate, entertain and inspire with truth, humour and compassion - flowing from depression to ecstasy, laughing and crying along the way. Catch these acclaimed Franco-Albertan actors onstage in this must-see show!

subvenue La Cité Francophone Theatre

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Feast

What does the future become when two lovers are deeply trapped in their own pasts? Featuring a collaboration of Indigenous and Settler artists, the playwright behind "Rocko and Nakota" and "Civil Blood" brings you a new play that explores relationships, cultural identity, and the extent we consume one another.

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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God Is A Scottish Drag Queen (Best Of)

Celebrating 10 years at the fringe! 5 STARS "Non-Stop Brilliant!" Edmonton Journal. 5 STARS "Audiences just can't get enough!" Global Edmonton. Comedian Mike Delamont combines the funniest and most popular bits from all 8 God Is A Scottish Drag Queen shows into one hilarious and unforgettable night of comedy!

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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Good Medicine

Darrell is a 22-year-old father from Saddle Lake Cree Nation. He will not only be showcasing his Indigenous culture through stories and dance but explaining how your mind is powerful and can attract what you think. "If you think you can't, you can't. If you think you can, you can."

subvenue pêhonân

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Gordon's Big Bald Head: MasterThief Theatre

After emerging from their respective hidden lairs across the world, Fringe favourites Jacob Banigan, Mark Meer, and Ron Pederson merge to form GORDON'S BIG BALD HEAD! Watch in awe as these comedy cutpurses pilfer somebody else's intellectual property and improvise their own version! ***** Edmonton Journal ***** National Post

subvenue Varscona Theatre

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Got A Poem In My Pocket

What's in your pocket? String? A rock? Dirt? Love? How about a POEM? The Poetry Fools are coming to the Fringe with Poems to fill up your pockets! Worms! Whales! Stinky Socks! Poems old and new! Are your pockets big enough?

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Try and tear her down! As Tommy Gnosis takes on Rogers Place, Hedwig and the Angry Inch sets the record straight across the river at La Cité Francophone. Hear her life story as she performs every stolen song on Tommy's "hit" album the way it's meant to be heard.

subvenue La Cité Francophone Theatre

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Hubby & Wifey

Real-life Hubby & Wifey Jessie and Julia took their love to the stage in RFT's 2019 Theatresports Tournament. Audiences and judges alike couldn't resist their lovable charm, as they beat out 25 other teams to win the tournament! Catch this show of their own before they move to Calgary!

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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I Hope Nothing Bad Happens: A Sketch Show

Award-winning comedian Jon Blair takes you on a trip along the edge of disaster (but in like a fun way), in this catastrophic collection of one-man sketches, eccentric characters and hilarious plot twists that poke fun at the ways we react in the face of life's chaos. It'll be fine!

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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I Lost on Jeopardy

George Buri takes you behind the scenes of America's favorite game show and into the strange world of hyper-competitive trivia in a storytelling show about pursuing crazy dreams, learning to embrace failure, and experiencing local fame. ***** "master class in punchy, engaging storytelling" - Winnipeg Free Press

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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I Lost on Jeopardy

George Buri takes you behind the scenes of America's favorite game show and into the strange world of hyper-competitive trivia in a storytelling show about pursuing crazy dreams, learning to embrace failure, and experiencing local fame. ***** "master class in punchy, engaging storytelling" - Winnipeg Free Press This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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JOSEPHINE in Concert

The hit off-Broadway show about the iconic Josephine Baker returns with a live band for the first time in Canada! "Harris is mesmerizing" ***** -EDMONTON JOURNAL "Tymisha Harris' performance is a tour de force." ***** -CBC "A sexy, funny, heartbreaking and riotous performance" ***** -Global News Edmonton

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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Kids on the Block

The Edmonton Epilepsy Association (EEA) is proud to invite everyone to its very own Kids On the Block (KOB) free show online presentation! Using the ancient form of Bunraku, Japanese puppetry skills, the four-foot puppets come alive and share important information on seizures and epilepsy–the brain condition that 175,000 children (in Canada) live with every day. The puppeteers perform two delightful scripts followed by an interactive dialogue with Brian McDaniel, the puppet that has epilepsy. Brian shares his personal experiences with seizures and reduces the fear, stigma, teasing and bullying that often accompanies seizures. He empowers all children living with seizures or any physical or medical disorder to feel safe, accepted and supported in their school. Join the Zoom webinar at 11:00 a.m. (MST) on August 17 through 20, 2021 and learn about life with epilepsy from the eyes of child puppets. You can interact with the puppets and ask questions at the end of the show, through the Q&A section of Zoom. Only 100 participants per day! Do not miss this wonderful opportunity to learn through fun! Remember you must be able to connect through Zoom!The shows are offered free of charge!See you in August! This event will be held on Zoom. Please ensure you have downloaded Zoom and are familiar with Zoom's features. Support for Zoom can be found at their help centre. Your confirmation email will contain a Zoom link to join the webinar.

subvenue Online

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Late Night Cabaret

Fringe Theatre, RFT and CtK present the Late Night Cabaret; a musically-charged variety show featuring current fringe artists, special guests and our (under) house (arrest) band Ze Punterz

subvenue Big Rock Brewery Backstage Theatre

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LightningCloud Presents "BEAR GREASE"

Do you think Grease is the word? Check out the brand new craze BEAR GREASE. Hip hop duo LightningCloud bring you a Treaty 6 Indigenous twist to the classic musical. Come with your singing voice ready to roll for this hilarious night of hip hop and Indigenized musical theatre`

subvenue pêhonân

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Like Father, Like Son

Fans of The Princess Bride will love this duo from Rapid Fire Theatre. Father (Julian Faid), tells Son (Jessie McPhee) an adorable bedtime story based on your suggestions. Cozy up for a tale that'll make you laugh; you might even learn something too.

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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Liminality

A humorous self-examination of purpose and existence. Dr. Steven Andrews shares excerpts and memories of his long long life of 32 years of age. He will tell stories of failure, love, and ridiculousness, all told in 60 minutes.

subvenue The Grindstone - Studio

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MURDER HE WROTE: A Dickens of an Hour

Murderer haunted to death! Honeymoon cannibal horror!! Tabloid trash? NO! Charles Dickens! The sold out 1993 hit returns. As originally performed by Charles Dickens: "The Murder of Nancy", & "Captain Murderer". "...damn good...." Edge, New York City***** "...brings all the glorious bloodthirsty delights of Dickens to life." Edmonton Journal*****

subvenue La Cité Francophone Theatre

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MURDER HE WROTE: A Dickens of an Hour

Murderer haunted to death! Honeymoon cannibal horror!! Tabloid trash? NO! Charles Dickens! The sold out 1993 hit returns. As originally performed by Charles Dickens: "The Murder of Nancy", & "Captain Murderer". "...damn good...." Edge, New York City***** "...brings all the glorious bloodthirsty delights of Dickens to life." Edmonton Journal***** This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Macbeth

Macbeth takes the well-known Shakespearean tragedy and inventively explores the nature of power and leadership with an all-female cast of three. Edmonton's Freewill Shakespeare Festival is at the Fringe for the first time in their 32-year history bringing this exciting new adaption to the stage.

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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Marv n' Berry presents: Quelle Surprise!

Marv n' Berry is just as surprised to be returning as you are to see us, and what a surprise it'll be! Join us in all our brand new show glory to wet your faces, and your shorts, with laughter. It's a 10 star show, deserving a 10 star review.

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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Marv n' Berry presents: Quelle Surprise!

Marv n' Berry is just as surprised to be returning as you are to see us, and what a surprise it'll be! Join us in all our brand new show glory to wet your faces, and your shorts, with laughter. It's a 10 star show, deserving a 10 star review. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Merk du Solapocalypse

"Merk", headliner of a troupe of actually attractive theatre players, has sold their beloved theatre space. Sideshow Boobs "Janeen" and "Evelyn" take her on an epic journey through time to help undo this catastrophe! Will they save the Arts? What is Bill 10, really? I can haz cheeseburger? Stay tuned!

subvenue ATB Westbury Theatre

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Merk du Solapocalypse

"Merk", headliner of a troupe of actually attractive theatre players, has sold their beloved theatre space. Sideshow Boobs "Janeen" and "Evelyn" take her on an epic journey through time to help undo this catastrophe! Will they save the Arts? What is Bill 10, really? I can haz cheeseburger? Stay tuned! This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Mi Habana Querida - A Dance Musical

"Mi Habana Querida" is an immersion in the rich cultural heritage of Cuba through a dance journey from traditional AfroCuban to the modern styles of today. At the heart of the story are Cubano Pablo and American Tiffany, who fight for their love against the backdrop of the Cuban revolution!

subvenue ATB Westbury Theatre

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Mi Habana Querida - A Dance Musical

"Mi Habana Querida" is an immersion in the rich cultural heritage of Cuba through a dance journey from traditional AfroCuban to the modern styles of today. At the heart of the story are Cubano Pablo and American Tiffany, who fight for their love against the backdrop of the Cuban revolution! This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Much Ado About Nothing

5 actors play 20 roles in a whirlwind race, weaving wit, romance and comedy. One of Shakespeare's most famous comedies proves that love conquers all, but not without a few battles along the way! Freewill Shakespeare Festival is at the Fringe for the first time in their 32-year history!

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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Music Lives Inside

This one woman tap dance show is about the power of music. Music has the power to move people, the power to give hope. This all percussive show brings audience members on a musical journey with some of the worlds greatest musicians: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Oscar Peterson and more.

subvenue The Grindstone - Studio

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Nathan Mosher is INJURED: a show about a breakup, breakdown, and breakthrough

A compilation of jokes, poems, and songs that chronicles a failed relationship, bi-polar diagnosis, and year long mental breakdown, and recovery. Filipino-American Artist, Mosher delivers his true-life tale through stand-up, music, and poetry for night of laughter, sorrow, and ultimately, hope. The show features music from his debut EP, "NATHANAEL".

subvenue The Grindstone - Studio

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Off Book: The Improvised Musical

Rapid Fire Theatre only needs one thing to create a brand new musical from scratch, right before your eyes: a suggestion. Witness spontaneous songs, choreography and scene work, that will never be the same twice. "... from one of the city's strongest and most consistent theatre companies." - Vue Weekly

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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One Song

One Song is a story about queer kids coming out, being an ally, and showing up for your friends (in the 90s!). This is a staged reading/workshop of a brand new family musical by Daniel Belland (Cult Cycle) and Calla Wright (The Wind and the Rain)

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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One Song

One Song is a story about queer kids coming out, being an ally, and showing up for your friends (in the 90s!). This is a staged reading/workshop of a brand new family musical by Daniel Belland (Cult Cycle) and Calla Wright (The Wind and the Rain) This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Patina

As the minder of Smaland, Patina Bellwether is all set for another day of fun and games in the play place of meatballs and Swedish flat pack furniture. The only looming question is...where are all the Smals?

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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Patina

As the minder of Smaland, Patina Bellwether is all set for another day of fun and games in the play place of meatballs and Swedish flat pack furniture. The only looming question is...where are all the Smals? This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Recipe for normal

A woman juggles her career, family, sex addiction, and alcoholism! A recipe for normal? Portrayed in sometimes shocking, always heartfelt words and imagery. An emotionally raw depiction of her spiral into the darkness and how slowly she finds her way back to acceptance, forgiveness and a better life.

subvenue The Grindstone - Studio

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Sphinxes

SPHINXES aims to explore the spaces where gender and improv intersect. Our show challenges audiences' assumptions of their stories, and to explore femininity as a concept. Plus, it'll be effing hilarious. Bechdel and Sphinx test approved. "One of Edmonton's most popular improv shows." - Calgary Journal

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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Squeeze-Box Cabaret

Edmonton's first Accordion Burlesque Cabaret Show. Award winning producer LeTabby Lexington (Send in the Girls, Burlesque Dueling Divas) is back at Fringe with a fun, toe tapping show featuring 4 of Edmonton's best burlesque dancers and the fab Tiff Hall, playing all the tunes on her accordion, Goldtooth.

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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Talk Treaty To Me

What is treaty? How has it affected people today? This new play explores the wide range of tensions and hilarity brought to you by the troubled signing of Treaty 6. From puppets to sketch comedy to heart breaking stories, this play has something for everyone.Photo Credit: Ty Sloane

subvenue pêhonân

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The 11 O'clock Number! The Improvised Musical

Grindstone's award winning improvised musical comedy! Based on suggestions from the audience, the cast improvises a brand new musical on the spot, complete with twisting plots and showstopping numbers. 4.5 stars "Hilarious! The show left me laughing uncontrollably!" Edmonton Journal. Best-Of-Fest Orlando Fringe- Official Selection NYC Musical Improv Festival.

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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The 2021 TheatreSports Tournament

TheatreSports is Edmonton's longest-running improv show, now in its 40th season! The pandemic put this weekly YEG favourite on hold for almost an entire year; now witness the triumphant return! We'll cram a year's worth of improv shenanigans into just 11 days in this winner-stays-on battle of wits and hilarity.

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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The ADHD Project

Carlyn Rhamey shares the trials and triumphs of growing up a little bit "Special" and embracing what makes us different. Enter her world of chaos, creativity and combat with her mind! **** "A talented storyteller...great sense of comic timing.'' Edmonton Journal **** "Hilarious tales...with a very heartwarming message" Vue Weekly

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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The ADHD Project

Carlyn Rhamey shares the trials and triumphs of growing up a little bit "Special" and embracing what makes us different. Enter her world of chaos, creativity and combat with her mind! **** "A talented storyteller...great sense of comic timing.'' Edmonton Journal **** "Hilarious tales...with a very heartwarming message" Vue Weekly This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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The Amazonomachy

The Amazons; a society of fierce-hearted warrior women who live freely beyond the grip of the patriarchal Greek world - that is, until now. Join us for a reading of the first half of this NEW epic play!

subvenue pêhonân

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The Disney Delusion

Comedian Leif Oleson-Cormack pushes confessional comedy to its limits in this show about a methodically moronic plan to double-down on unrequited love through a disastrous trip to Disneyland. Featuring criminal acts, surgically-altered sugar daddies, Sinatra impersonators, and a cynically-charged "coming out", this (unfortunately) true story is not to be missed.

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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The Durflington Show Off

When Durfling siblings, Loopy and Lena carelessly lose their treasure pooping goose, they go to ridiculously absurd lengths to get him back. *****The Imaginarium Puppet Company presents: The Durflington Show Off*****

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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The Improv Clubhouse

Improv comedy at it's finest. The Improv Clubhouse features performers from Edmonton's renowned Grindstone Theatre as they do the good old "make em ups". Based on suggestions from the audience the cast creates stories, scenes and comedy sketches with gifted gab and wit that's quick. See this show fool.

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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The Lil' Stupid Improv Show

The Lil' Stupid Improv Show is the scrappy little post-pandemic sibling of the fringe favourite: The Big Stupid Improv Show. Come join members from Rapid Fire Theatre and special guests as we improvise stories chosen by you. Four stories enter but only one will finish!

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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The Man Who Fell to Pieces

The Man Who Fell to Pieces is a comedy telling the story of John, a man who is literally falling apart. It is a physical, imaginative piece that celebrates what it is to be broken. Now is an important time for this performance as people wake up from COVID hibernation.

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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The Sketchcronomicon

Join local comedians, The Debutantes, as they delve into the cursed pages of the most eldritch and hilarious tome of sketch comedy to ever exist: The Sketchcronomicon! Will they complete their dark ritual and unleash the cosmic embodiment of laughter itself? And if they do, will the world survive?

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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The Sketchcronomicon

Join local comedians, The Debutantes, as they delve into the cursed pages of the most eldritch and hilarious tome of sketch comedy to ever exist: The Sketchcronomicon! Will they complete their dark ritual and unleash the cosmic embodiment of laughter itself? And if they do, will the world survive? This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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The Trip

Join Ed, Josh, Scott and Paul for a reality-bending adventure! You decide what twists and turns their travels will take: A detour into the far future? A folk tale? A Broadway musical? Find out as multiple genres and suggestions combine and unfold into a never-before-seen epic journey!

subvenue Big Rock Brewery Backstage Theatre

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The Trip

Join Ed, Josh, Scott and Paul for a reality-bending adventure! You decide what twists and turns their travels will take: A detour into the far future? A folk tale? A Broadway musical? Find out as multiple genres and suggestions combine and unfold into a never-before-seen epic journey! This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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This Old House

A horrible accident has occurred in Manda's mother's old rural Albertan house, and it's up to her and the house's inhabitants to unearth exactly what happened. From one of the festival's youngest directors comes a mystery that will haunt and stick with you - even after you think it's done.

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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This Old House

A horrible accident has occurred in Manda's mother's old rural Albertan house, and it's up to her and the house's inhabitants to unearth exactly what happened. From one of the festival's youngest directors comes a mystery that will haunt and stick with you - even after you think it's done. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

subvenue Online

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Tissues and Razorblades, Poetry for people who hate poetry

Tissues and Razorblades is an interactive journey through my life told in poems and discussion.

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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Fringe Festival

Together We Fringe in the Park

Inside ATB Park, you’ll discover the full Fringe experience. Outdoor performances, tasty Fringe treats, ice-cold Big Rock beer, a comfy spot to kick back, and even constantly changing Alberta weather to keep you guessing. This year, you will require a ticket to access ATB Park. This will help us provide you with a spacious, safe Event experience; keep crowds small; and maintain contact information for tracing purposes should we need it. Fringers are encouraged to wear a mask at busy pinch points around the site (like when ordering a beer or purchasing merchandise from our awesome staff and volunteers) but otherwise, masks are not mandatory outdoors. ATB Park will feature family-friendly outdoor performers in the afternoons and an electric lineup of live music in the evenings. Food vendors are located inside ATB Park. A full schedule can be found here:ATB Park Show Schedule Check out our awesome family-friendly outdoor performers at fringetheatre.ca.

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Tony

Putting the 'fire' in RapidFire Theatre, improv duo TONY sets the stage ablaze with their bright, energetic, and contagious energy.

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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VOLARE TENORS: a 'popera' cabaret

Thrilling and hilarious, "a 'popera' cabaret" includes pop hits and opera classics fused with VOLARE TENORS' iconic high notes and harmony. Get to know the tenors better in the unique informality of a cabaret as they explore new repertoire and stories that sit close to their hearts.

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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VOLARE TENORS: a 'popera' cabaret

Thrilling and hilarious, "a 'popera' cabaret" includes pop hits and opera classics fused with VOLARE TENORS' iconic high notes and harmony. Get to know the tenors better in the unique informality of a cabaret as they explore new repertoire and stories that sit close to their hearts. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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WOMAN CAUGHT UNAWARE

A female art history professor must decide what action to take when an unflattering naked photograph of her appears online. Fighting off various 'allies,' she plans a surprise... 'A thoughtful, searing commentary on what it means to be objectified and vilified as an older woman' - LondonTheatre1

subvenue Varscona Theatre

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Water

A compilation of imaginative and beautiful contemporary dances themed around water. Danced with equal parts ferocity and grace, this show is sure to fill your cup.

subvenue ATB Westbury Theatre

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Water

A compilation of imaginative and beautiful contemporary dances themed around water. Danced with equal parts ferocity and grace, this show is sure to fill your cup. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Win the Warrior - A King Arthur Tale

Written by Edmonton's own beloved playwright Ellen Chorley (Princess Confidential, The Fairy Finders), Win the Warrior is the story of a young girl who discovers the magic of the King Arthur stories on an adventure to the UK with her father. Filled with fights, physicality and fun, Win the Warrior is perfect for kids and adults of all ages.

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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awa iskwêw kâ- âpihkêw The Sash Maker

A collaboration of Métis and contemporary dance, Cree poetry, and traditional finger-weaving, The Sash Maker promotes healing of long-standing cultural wounds. The work communicates a collective yearning for family, understanding, and peace. By reflecting on our past, together we can move forward as people woven from diverse strands and circumstances.

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aýisiýiniwak: An Indigenous Cabaret

aýisiýiniwak - the people; little creators. On this very special night join an exciting collection of hot Indigenous creators in an evening of laughter and storytelling. You'll see Indigenous music, stand-up comedy, dancing, multimedia performance, and so much more!

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yegDND

Embark on a heroic quest in this fantasy improv show inspired the mythology of Dungeons & Dragons! Featuring stage combat, magical hijinks, and giant 20-sided dice rolled by the audience. Sorry, Not Sorry Productions brings the famous tabletop roleplaying game to the stage for its 10th year Fringe anniversary!

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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2 Sherlock Holmes Adventures

The game's afoot! The 2018-2019. cross-Canada hit returns! Two of the most-seasoned Fringe vets (Kenneth Brown and John Huston) perform two of Conan Doyle's best-loved stories. An ideal show for Sherlock lovers! "The packed house and your correspondent loved it" (Alan Kellog, Edmonton)

subvenue La Cité Francophone Theatre

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A Toast to Prohibition

Celebrate the 101st anniversary of Prohibition with flappers, gin fizz and a speakeasy cabaret. From secret cellars and doctor-prescribed alcohol to a teetotaller attacking saloons with a hatchet... if it happened during Prohibition, there's a song about it! Starring Melanie Gall from ***** Piaf and Brel & Ingénue.

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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A Toast to Prohibition

Celebrate the 101st anniversary of Prohibition with flappers, gin fizz and a speakeasy cabaret. From secret cellars and doctor-prescribed alcohol to a teetotaller attacking saloons with a hatchet... if it happened during Prohibition, there's a song about it! Starring Melanie Gall from ***** Piaf and Brel & Ingénue. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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At The Table

Get close up and personal with Keith Brown, world-class magician and VIP entertainer. Chosen Toronto's BEST Magician & he's not even from Toronto... "Very Entertaining" - Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland "You're Incredible!" - Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters "WOW!" - Joe Thornton, San Jose Sharks

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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At The Table

Get close up and personal with Keith Brown, world-class magician and VIP entertainer. Chosen Toronto's BEST Magician & he's not even from Toronto... "Very Entertaining" - Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland "You're Incredible!" - Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters "WOW!" - Joe Thornton, San Jose Sharks This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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CHANZO

After a tragedy occurs in his family, Chanzo goes back to Kenya with his Canadian girlfriend. What awaits him is his sister and the remanence of a tragedy that he left behind. We watch Chanzo as he struggles with the boundaries of Kenyan and Canadian culture.

subvenue Big Rock Brewery Backstage Theatre

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CHANZO

After a tragedy occurs in his family, Chanzo goes back to Kenya with his Canadian girlfriend. What awaits him is his sister and the remanence of a tragedy that he left behind. We watch Chanzo as he struggles with the boundaries of Kenyan and Canadian culture. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Camping

Camping tells the story of a magical meeting in the woods of Banff. A seven year old from 2021 stumbles across a Ukrainian man from 1916. The two sing songs, play games, and tell stories. A gentle first look at the ways in which the world can be both kind and unkind to outsiders. Camping premiered at Concrete Theatre's Sprouts Festival. Written for all ages, by a kid and her dad.

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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Chubby Cree

Consisting of ten-year-old prodigy Noah Green with his larger than life voice, and grandmother Carol Powder. The group has been playing non-stop around their hometown of Edmonton. Channeling the authentic spirit of Cree music and its healing power to unite people, their powerful performances have often brought audiences to tears.

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Chuckle Ruckus

Chuckle Ruckus [chuhk-uhl ruhk-uhs] (noun). 1. From the comedy Supercult that brought you: "The World's Greatest Invisible Stripper", and "Cadillac Ranch: Prairie Gothic" enjoy 45 minutes of brand spanking new sketch comedy. 2. The bliss of laughter, the tyranny of joy.

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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Deafy

The Sterling Award winning team behind Silent Words returns with their new show, Deafy. Join Deaf public speaker Nathan Jesper as he takes the audience on an unexpected journey of discovering what it really means to belong. Performed in ASL, English and surtitles.

subvenue Big Rock Brewery Backstage Theatre

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Deafy

The Sterling Award winning team behind Silent Words returns with their new show, Deafy. Join Deaf public speaker Nathan Jesper as he takes the audience on an unexpected journey of discovering what it really means to belong. Performed in ASL, English and surtitles. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Destination Wedding

When three middle-aged sorority sisters reunite for a destination wedding, old rivalries are reignited, longstanding secrets are revealed, and terrible things take place in the name of friendship. A twisted comedy that asks "How well do you know your oldest friends?"

subvenue ATB Westbury Theatre

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Destination Wedding

When three middle-aged sorority sisters reunite for a destination wedding, old rivalries are reignited, longstanding secrets are revealed, and terrible things take place in the name of friendship. A twisted comedy that asks "How well do you know your oldest friends?" This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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DieNasty! Edmonton's Live Improvised Soap Opera

An Edmonton comedy institution for 30 years, the Canadian Comedy award-winning completely improvised soap opera, Die-Nasty, returns with their hilarious take on all things Fringe, starring a dazzling assortment of our regular Die-Nasty cast, as well as special Fringe guest stars from all over! Come check out the soapy action!

subvenue Varscona Theatre

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Donita Large

Donita Large is an Indigenous Singer/Songwriter from Saddle Lake Cree Nation. Donita is a lead vocalist of many genres, including blues, country, rock, gospel and traditional & contemporary Indigenous music. Her Indigenous Blues single Going to Walk That Line was recently added to North America's Indigenous Music Countdown's Top 40.

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Dot Dot Dot

BFFs since high school, Joleen and Jessie have been improvising together for over a decade. Dot Dot Dot focuses on relationships, huge characters, and intricate connections between people. It blends comedy and absurdity with heartfelt emotion. They have toured across Canada and Europe to rave reviews and adoring fans.

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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Everything is Beautiful

Two 'grumpy old men' refuse to live in depression. Choosing to enjoy life and remain relevant, these seniors educate, entertain and inspire with truth, humour and compassion - flowing from depression to ecstasy, laughing and crying along the way. Catch these acclaimed Franco-Albertan actors onstage in this must-see show!

subvenue La Cité Francophone Theatre

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Feast

What does the future become when two lovers are deeply trapped in their own pasts? Featuring a collaboration of Indigenous and Settler artists, the playwright behind "Rocko and Nakota" and "Civil Blood" brings you a new play that explores relationships, cultural identity, and the extent we consume one another.

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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God Is A Scottish Drag Queen (Best Of)

Celebrating 10 years at the fringe! 5 STARS "Non-Stop Brilliant!" Edmonton Journal. 5 STARS "Audiences just can't get enough!" Global Edmonton. Comedian Mike Delamont combines the funniest and most popular bits from all 8 God Is A Scottish Drag Queen shows into one hilarious and unforgettable night of comedy!

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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Good Medicine

Darrell is a 22-year-old father from Saddle Lake Cree Nation. He will not only be showcasing his Indigenous culture through stories and dance but explaining how your mind is powerful and can attract what you think. "If you think you can't, you can't. If you think you can, you can."

subvenue pêhonân

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Gordon's Big Bald Head: MasterThief Theatre

After emerging from their respective hidden lairs across the world, Fringe favourites Jacob Banigan, Mark Meer, and Ron Pederson merge to form GORDON'S BIG BALD HEAD! Watch in awe as these comedy cutpurses pilfer somebody else's intellectual property and improvise their own version! ***** Edmonton Journal ***** National Post

subvenue Varscona Theatre

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Got A Poem In My Pocket

What's in your pocket? String? A rock? Dirt? Love? How about a POEM? The Poetry Fools are coming to the Fringe with Poems to fill up your pockets! Worms! Whales! Stinky Socks! Poems old and new! Are your pockets big enough?

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Try and tear her down! As Tommy Gnosis takes on Rogers Place, Hedwig and the Angry Inch sets the record straight across the river at La Cité Francophone. Hear her life story as she performs every stolen song on Tommy's "hit" album the way it's meant to be heard.

subvenue La Cité Francophone Theatre

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Hubby & Wifey

Real-life Hubby & Wifey Jessie and Julia took their love to the stage in RFT's 2019 Theatresports Tournament. Audiences and judges alike couldn't resist their lovable charm, as they beat out 25 other teams to win the tournament! Catch this show of their own before they move to Calgary!

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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I Hope Nothing Bad Happens: A Sketch Show

Award-winning comedian Jon Blair takes you on a trip along the edge of disaster (but in like a fun way), in this catastrophic collection of one-man sketches, eccentric characters and hilarious plot twists that poke fun at the ways we react in the face of life's chaos. It'll be fine!

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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I Lost on Jeopardy

George Buri takes you behind the scenes of America's favorite game show and into the strange world of hyper-competitive trivia in a storytelling show about pursuing crazy dreams, learning to embrace failure, and experiencing local fame. ***** "master class in punchy, engaging storytelling" - Winnipeg Free Press

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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I Lost on Jeopardy

George Buri takes you behind the scenes of America's favorite game show and into the strange world of hyper-competitive trivia in a storytelling show about pursuing crazy dreams, learning to embrace failure, and experiencing local fame. ***** "master class in punchy, engaging storytelling" - Winnipeg Free Press This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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JOSEPHINE in Concert

The hit off-Broadway show about the iconic Josephine Baker returns with a live band for the first time in Canada! "Harris is mesmerizing" ***** -EDMONTON JOURNAL "Tymisha Harris' performance is a tour de force." ***** -CBC "A sexy, funny, heartbreaking and riotous performance" ***** -Global News Edmonton

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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Kids on the Block

The Edmonton Epilepsy Association (EEA) is proud to invite everyone to its very own Kids On the Block (KOB) free show online presentation! Using the ancient form of Bunraku, Japanese puppetry skills, the four-foot puppets come alive and share important information on seizures and epilepsy–the brain condition that 175,000 children (in Canada) live with every day. The puppeteers perform two delightful scripts followed by an interactive dialogue with Brian McDaniel, the puppet that has epilepsy. Brian shares his personal experiences with seizures and reduces the fear, stigma, teasing and bullying that often accompanies seizures. He empowers all children living with seizures or any physical or medical disorder to feel safe, accepted and supported in their school. Join the Zoom webinar at 11:00 a.m. (MST) on August 17 through 20, 2021 and learn about life with epilepsy from the eyes of child puppets. You can interact with the puppets and ask questions at the end of the show, through the Q&A section of Zoom. Only 100 participants per day! Do not miss this wonderful opportunity to learn through fun! Remember you must be able to connect through Zoom!The shows are offered free of charge!See you in August! This event will be held on Zoom. Please ensure you have downloaded Zoom and are familiar with Zoom's features. Support for Zoom can be found at their help centre. Your confirmation email will contain a Zoom link to join the webinar.

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Late Night Cabaret

Fringe Theatre, RFT and CtK present the Late Night Cabaret; a musically-charged variety show featuring current fringe artists, special guests and our (under) house (arrest) band Ze Punterz

subvenue Big Rock Brewery Backstage Theatre

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LightningCloud Presents "BEAR GREASE"

Do you think Grease is the word? Check out the brand new craze BEAR GREASE. Hip hop duo LightningCloud bring you a Treaty 6 Indigenous twist to the classic musical. Come with your singing voice ready to roll for this hilarious night of hip hop and Indigenized musical theatre`

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Like Father, Like Son

Fans of The Princess Bride will love this duo from Rapid Fire Theatre. Father (Julian Faid), tells Son (Jessie McPhee) an adorable bedtime story based on your suggestions. Cozy up for a tale that'll make you laugh; you might even learn something too.

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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Liminality

A humorous self-examination of purpose and existence. Dr. Steven Andrews shares excerpts and memories of his long long life of 32 years of age. He will tell stories of failure, love, and ridiculousness, all told in 60 minutes.

subvenue The Grindstone - Studio

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MURDER HE WROTE: A Dickens of an Hour

Murderer haunted to death! Honeymoon cannibal horror!! Tabloid trash? NO! Charles Dickens! The sold out 1993 hit returns. As originally performed by Charles Dickens: "The Murder of Nancy", & "Captain Murderer". "...damn good...." Edge, New York City***** "...brings all the glorious bloodthirsty delights of Dickens to life." Edmonton Journal*****

subvenue La Cité Francophone Theatre

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MURDER HE WROTE: A Dickens of an Hour

Murderer haunted to death! Honeymoon cannibal horror!! Tabloid trash? NO! Charles Dickens! The sold out 1993 hit returns. As originally performed by Charles Dickens: "The Murder of Nancy", & "Captain Murderer". "...damn good...." Edge, New York City***** "...brings all the glorious bloodthirsty delights of Dickens to life." Edmonton Journal***** This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Macbeth

Macbeth takes the well-known Shakespearean tragedy and inventively explores the nature of power and leadership with an all-female cast of three. Edmonton's Freewill Shakespeare Festival is at the Fringe for the first time in their 32-year history bringing this exciting new adaption to the stage.

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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Marv n' Berry presents: Quelle Surprise!

Marv n' Berry is just as surprised to be returning as you are to see us, and what a surprise it'll be! Join us in all our brand new show glory to wet your faces, and your shorts, with laughter. It's a 10 star show, deserving a 10 star review.

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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Marv n' Berry presents: Quelle Surprise!

Marv n' Berry is just as surprised to be returning as you are to see us, and what a surprise it'll be! Join us in all our brand new show glory to wet your faces, and your shorts, with laughter. It's a 10 star show, deserving a 10 star review. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Merk du Solapocalypse

"Merk", headliner of a troupe of actually attractive theatre players, has sold their beloved theatre space. Sideshow Boobs "Janeen" and "Evelyn" take her on an epic journey through time to help undo this catastrophe! Will they save the Arts? What is Bill 10, really? I can haz cheeseburger? Stay tuned!

subvenue ATB Westbury Theatre

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Merk du Solapocalypse

"Merk", headliner of a troupe of actually attractive theatre players, has sold their beloved theatre space. Sideshow Boobs "Janeen" and "Evelyn" take her on an epic journey through time to help undo this catastrophe! Will they save the Arts? What is Bill 10, really? I can haz cheeseburger? Stay tuned! This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Mi Habana Querida - A Dance Musical

"Mi Habana Querida" is an immersion in the rich cultural heritage of Cuba through a dance journey from traditional AfroCuban to the modern styles of today. At the heart of the story are Cubano Pablo and American Tiffany, who fight for their love against the backdrop of the Cuban revolution!

subvenue ATB Westbury Theatre

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Mi Habana Querida - A Dance Musical

"Mi Habana Querida" is an immersion in the rich cultural heritage of Cuba through a dance journey from traditional AfroCuban to the modern styles of today. At the heart of the story are Cubano Pablo and American Tiffany, who fight for their love against the backdrop of the Cuban revolution! This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Much Ado About Nothing

5 actors play 20 roles in a whirlwind race, weaving wit, romance and comedy. One of Shakespeare's most famous comedies proves that love conquers all, but not without a few battles along the way! Freewill Shakespeare Festival is at the Fringe for the first time in their 32-year history!

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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Music Lives Inside

This one woman tap dance show is about the power of music. Music has the power to move people, the power to give hope. This all percussive show brings audience members on a musical journey with some of the worlds greatest musicians: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Oscar Peterson and more.

subvenue The Grindstone - Studio

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Nathan Mosher is INJURED: a show about a breakup, breakdown, and breakthrough

A compilation of jokes, poems, and songs that chronicles a failed relationship, bi-polar diagnosis, and year long mental breakdown, and recovery. Filipino-American Artist, Mosher delivers his true-life tale through stand-up, music, and poetry for night of laughter, sorrow, and ultimately, hope. The show features music from his debut EP, "NATHANAEL".

subvenue The Grindstone - Studio

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Off Book: The Improvised Musical

Rapid Fire Theatre only needs one thing to create a brand new musical from scratch, right before your eyes: a suggestion. Witness spontaneous songs, choreography and scene work, that will never be the same twice. "... from one of the city's strongest and most consistent theatre companies." - Vue Weekly

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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One Song

One Song is a story about queer kids coming out, being an ally, and showing up for your friends (in the 90s!). This is a staged reading/workshop of a brand new family musical by Daniel Belland (Cult Cycle) and Calla Wright (The Wind and the Rain)

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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One Song

One Song is a story about queer kids coming out, being an ally, and showing up for your friends (in the 90s!). This is a staged reading/workshop of a brand new family musical by Daniel Belland (Cult Cycle) and Calla Wright (The Wind and the Rain) This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Patina

As the minder of Smaland, Patina Bellwether is all set for another day of fun and games in the play place of meatballs and Swedish flat pack furniture. The only looming question is...where are all the Smals?

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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Patina

As the minder of Smaland, Patina Bellwether is all set for another day of fun and games in the play place of meatballs and Swedish flat pack furniture. The only looming question is...where are all the Smals? This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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Recipe for normal

A woman juggles her career, family, sex addiction, and alcoholism! A recipe for normal? Portrayed in sometimes shocking, always heartfelt words and imagery. An emotionally raw depiction of her spiral into the darkness and how slowly she finds her way back to acceptance, forgiveness and a better life.

subvenue The Grindstone - Studio

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Sphinxes

SPHINXES aims to explore the spaces where gender and improv intersect. Our show challenges audiences' assumptions of their stories, and to explore femininity as a concept. Plus, it'll be effing hilarious. Bechdel and Sphinx test approved. "One of Edmonton's most popular improv shows." - Calgary Journal

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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Squeeze-Box Cabaret

Edmonton's first Accordion Burlesque Cabaret Show. Award winning producer LeTabby Lexington (Send in the Girls, Burlesque Dueling Divas) is back at Fringe with a fun, toe tapping show featuring 4 of Edmonton's best burlesque dancers and the fab Tiff Hall, playing all the tunes on her accordion, Goldtooth.

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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Talk Treaty To Me

What is treaty? How has it affected people today? This new play explores the wide range of tensions and hilarity brought to you by the troubled signing of Treaty 6. From puppets to sketch comedy to heart breaking stories, this play has something for everyone.Photo Credit: Ty Sloane

subvenue pêhonân

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The 11 O'clock Number! The Improvised Musical

Grindstone's award winning improvised musical comedy! Based on suggestions from the audience, the cast improvises a brand new musical on the spot, complete with twisting plots and showstopping numbers. 4.5 stars "Hilarious! The show left me laughing uncontrollably!" Edmonton Journal. Best-Of-Fest Orlando Fringe- Official Selection NYC Musical Improv Festival.

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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The 2021 TheatreSports Tournament

TheatreSports is Edmonton's longest-running improv show, now in its 40th season! The pandemic put this weekly YEG favourite on hold for almost an entire year; now witness the triumphant return! We'll cram a year's worth of improv shenanigans into just 11 days in this winner-stays-on battle of wits and hilarity.

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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The ADHD Project

Carlyn Rhamey shares the trials and triumphs of growing up a little bit "Special" and embracing what makes us different. Enter her world of chaos, creativity and combat with her mind! **** "A talented storyteller...great sense of comic timing.'' Edmonton Journal **** "Hilarious tales...with a very heartwarming message" Vue Weekly

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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The ADHD Project

Carlyn Rhamey shares the trials and triumphs of growing up a little bit "Special" and embracing what makes us different. Enter her world of chaos, creativity and combat with her mind! **** "A talented storyteller...great sense of comic timing.'' Edmonton Journal **** "Hilarious tales...with a very heartwarming message" Vue Weekly This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

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The Amazonomachy

The Amazons; a society of fierce-hearted warrior women who live freely beyond the grip of the patriarchal Greek world - that is, until now. Join us for a reading of the first half of this NEW epic play!

subvenue pêhonân

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The Disney Delusion

Comedian Leif Oleson-Cormack pushes confessional comedy to its limits in this show about a methodically moronic plan to double-down on unrequited love through a disastrous trip to Disneyland. Featuring criminal acts, surgically-altered sugar daddies, Sinatra impersonators, and a cynically-charged "coming out", this (unfortunately) true story is not to be missed.

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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The Durflington Show Off

When Durfling siblings, Loopy and Lena carelessly lose their treasure pooping goose, they go to ridiculously absurd lengths to get him back. *****The Imaginarium Puppet Company presents: The Durflington Show Off*****

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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The Improv Clubhouse

Improv comedy at it's finest. The Improv Clubhouse features performers from Edmonton's renowned Grindstone Theatre as they do the good old "make em ups". Based on suggestions from the audience the cast creates stories, scenes and comedy sketches with gifted gab and wit that's quick. See this show fool.

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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The Lil' Stupid Improv Show

The Lil' Stupid Improv Show is the scrappy little post-pandemic sibling of the fringe favourite: The Big Stupid Improv Show. Come join members from Rapid Fire Theatre and special guests as we improvise stories chosen by you. Four stories enter but only one will finish!

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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The Man Who Fell to Pieces

The Man Who Fell to Pieces is a comedy telling the story of John, a man who is literally falling apart. It is a physical, imaginative piece that celebrates what it is to be broken. Now is an important time for this performance as people wake up from COVID hibernation.

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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The Sketchcronomicon

Join local comedians, The Debutantes, as they delve into the cursed pages of the most eldritch and hilarious tome of sketch comedy to ever exist: The Sketchcronomicon! Will they complete their dark ritual and unleash the cosmic embodiment of laughter itself? And if they do, will the world survive?

subvenue Kick Point Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre

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The Sketchcronomicon

Join local comedians, The Debutantes, as they delve into the cursed pages of the most eldritch and hilarious tome of sketch comedy to ever exist: The Sketchcronomicon! Will they complete their dark ritual and unleash the cosmic embodiment of laughter itself? And if they do, will the world survive? This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

subvenue Online

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The Trip

Join Ed, Josh, Scott and Paul for a reality-bending adventure! You decide what twists and turns their travels will take: A detour into the far future? A folk tale? A Broadway musical? Find out as multiple genres and suggestions combine and unfold into a never-before-seen epic journey!

subvenue Big Rock Brewery Backstage Theatre

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The Trip

Join Ed, Josh, Scott and Paul for a reality-bending adventure! You decide what twists and turns their travels will take: A detour into the far future? A folk tale? A Broadway musical? Find out as multiple genres and suggestions combine and unfold into a never-before-seen epic journey! This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

subvenue Online

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This Old House

A horrible accident has occurred in Manda's mother's old rural Albertan house, and it's up to her and the house's inhabitants to unearth exactly what happened. From one of the festival's youngest directors comes a mystery that will haunt and stick with you - even after you think it's done.

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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This Old House

A horrible accident has occurred in Manda's mother's old rural Albertan house, and it's up to her and the house's inhabitants to unearth exactly what happened. From one of the festival's youngest directors comes a mystery that will haunt and stick with you - even after you think it's done. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

subvenue Online

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Tissues and Razorblades, Poetry for people who hate poetry

Tissues and Razorblades is an interactive journey through my life told in poems and discussion.

subvenue Garneau Theatre

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Fringe Festival

Together We Fringe in the Park

Inside ATB Park, you’ll discover the full Fringe experience. Outdoor performances, tasty Fringe treats, ice-cold Big Rock beer, a comfy spot to kick back, and even constantly changing Alberta weather to keep you guessing. This year, you will require a ticket to access ATB Park. This will help us provide you with a spacious, safe Event experience; keep crowds small; and maintain contact information for tracing purposes should we need it. Fringers are encouraged to wear a mask at busy pinch points around the site (like when ordering a beer or purchasing merchandise from our awesome staff and volunteers) but otherwise, masks are not mandatory outdoors. ATB Park will feature family-friendly outdoor performers in the afternoons and an electric lineup of live music in the evenings. Food vendors are located inside ATB Park. A full schedule can be found here:ATB Park Show Schedule Check out our awesome family-friendly outdoor performers at fringetheatre.ca.

subvenue ATB Park

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Tony

Putting the 'fire' in RapidFire Theatre, improv duo TONY sets the stage ablaze with their bright, energetic, and contagious energy.

subvenue Chianti Yardbird Suite

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VOLARE TENORS: a 'popera' cabaret

Thrilling and hilarious, "a 'popera' cabaret" includes pop hits and opera classics fused with VOLARE TENORS' iconic high notes and harmony. Get to know the tenors better in the unique informality of a cabaret as they explore new repertoire and stories that sit close to their hearts.

subvenue La Cité Auditorium

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VOLARE TENORS: a 'popera' cabaret

Thrilling and hilarious, "a 'popera' cabaret" includes pop hits and opera classics fused with VOLARE TENORS' iconic high notes and harmony. Get to know the tenors better in the unique informality of a cabaret as they explore new repertoire and stories that sit close to their hearts. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

subvenue Online

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WOMAN CAUGHT UNAWARE

A female art history professor must decide what action to take when an unflattering naked photograph of her appears online. Fighting off various 'allies,' she plans a surprise... 'A thoughtful, searing commentary on what it means to be objectified and vilified as an older woman' - LondonTheatre1

subvenue Varscona Theatre

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Water

A compilation of imaginative and beautiful contemporary dances themed around water. Danced with equal parts ferocity and grace, this show is sure to fill your cup.

subvenue ATB Westbury Theatre

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Water

A compilation of imaginative and beautiful contemporary dances themed around water. Danced with equal parts ferocity and grace, this show is sure to fill your cup. This event will be held on Fringe TV. Fringe TV works on most internet browsers, but we recommend viewing on a desktop or laptop using the most recent version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari for the best experience. You will receive a link and password to view the piece after purchasing a ticket. This event will be available from 12:00 PM MDT on August 12th to 11:59 PM MDT on August 22nd.

subvenue Online

Win the Warrior - A King Arthur Tale

Written by Edmonton's own beloved playwright Ellen Chorley (Princess Confidential, The Fairy Finders), Win the Warrior is the story of a young girl who discovers the magic of the King Arthur stories on an adventure to the UK with her father. Filled with fights, physicality and fun, Win the Warrior is perfect for kids and adults of all ages.

subvenue Vanta Group Youth Stage

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awa iskwêw kâ- âpihkêw The Sash Maker

A collaboration of Métis and contemporary dance, Cree poetry, and traditional finger-weaving, The Sash Maker promotes healing of long-standing cultural wounds. The work communicates a collective yearning for family, understanding, and peace. By reflecting on our past, together we can move forward as people woven from diverse strands and circumstances.

subvenue pêhonân

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aýisiýiniwak: An Indigenous Cabaret

aýisiýiniwak - the people; little creators. On this very special night join an exciting collection of hot Indigenous creators in an evening of laughter and storytelling. You'll see Indigenous music, stand-up comedy, dancing, multimedia performance, and so much more!

subvenue pêhonân

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yegDND

Embark on a heroic quest in this fantasy improv show inspired the mythology of Dungeons & Dragons! Featuring stage combat, magical hijinks, and giant 20-sided dice rolled by the audience. Sorry, Not Sorry Productions brings the famous tabletop roleplaying game to the stage for its 10th year Fringe anniversary!

subvenue The Grindstone - Comedy Theatre

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