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The Toronto Fringe Festival has revealed 11 Patrons’ Picks and the recipients of four Festival Awards from this year’s festival.
The Toronto Fringe announced the recipients of Patrons’ Picks, and the Tosho Cutting Edge Award, the Comedy Bar and Second City Award For Outstanding Comedy Award, the David Seguin Memorial Award for Accessibility in the Arts Award, and the North (519) Best of the Fringe Award on Friday, July 15 at POSTSCRIPT Patio at the Tranzac Club.
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Comedian and Canadian Screen Award nominated actress Aliya Kanani is bringing her internationally toured show Where You From, From? to the Toronto Fringe Festival after tow years of waiting to share her work at home.
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Award-winning artist, comedian, and published author Alia Ceniza Rasul debuts her highly-anticipated solo show MORO GIRL putting a spotlight on her journey as a Muslim Filipina immigrating and settling in Canada at the 2022 Toronto Fringe Festival.
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The Toronto Fringe Festival is back in full force this summer. The festival will take place from July 6 to July 17, 2022, taking over 11 venues across Toronto.
Starting my festival coverage with a preview interview with Chris Graham, one of the creators of A Small Part of the Whole Story, as well as the director of the show, Graham Isador.
Comments Off on Digital Toronto Fringe Festival Returns July 21 – 31, 2021
The Toronto Fringe Festival has announced the programming and listings for the Digital Toronto Fringe Festival running from July 21 to July 31, 2021. Taking place completely online, Toronto Fringe 2021 will present over 65 shows in four virtual series including the Fringe On-Demand series, KidsFest On-Demand series, Fringe Primetime series, and POSTSCRIPT Live(stream) events.
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A few thoughts on Clitoria and The Ballad of Frank Allen at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival. READ MORE
The Tita Collective, an all Filipina collective of multidisciplinary artists in Toronto, will present Tita Jokes as part of the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival. Tita Collective is Ann Paula Bautista (Disenchanted US Tour), Belinda Corpuz (Prairie Nurse), Isabel Kanaan (CBC’s Air Farce), Alia Rasul (Generally Hospital), and Maricris Rivera (A New World Being Born). The Collective took a moment to answer my 5 Questions With…
It’s that time again! Time to make your way to the Toronto Fringe Festival, and enjoy some excellent local and non-local theatre fun. I’ve been way overdue in curating my picks list this year. Without further ado, read below for what I think will be a great time at the Fringe this year.
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Kris Hagen switches his time on-screen as part of CBC’s Kim’s Convenience, for a chance to showcase his music, writing and directing skills on-stage in Lighters in the Air. A play about artistic integrity, unfulfilled expectations, and an uncertain future. READ MORE
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Premiering at Toronto’s Fringe Festival, Robin Black‘s (UFC, MUCHMUSIC, TSN) Enjoy the Hostilities walks us through his transition from glam rock singer, to mixed martial artist, to television personality. Co-written by Graham Isador (VICE, Soulpepper Playwright’s unit) the show uses storytelling, comedy, and punch drunk philosophy to offer audiences advice on how to make the most out of almost making it.
As a preview to its premiere, Black answered my 5 Questions. READ MORE