Category Archive: Edmonton Fringe

I think I might collapse: Al’s Fringe Blog #9

by

So we’ve passed the halfway point of the tour now, and I must say that although the summer isn’t turning out to be exactly what I expected to be, it is turning out… Continue reading

EDMONTON FRINGE PREVIEW – Part 3

by

The Edmonton Fringe is now upon us and there’s SO much to check out at North America’s largest Fringe Festival. I’ve already told you about the shows I’ve seen and the companies I’m… Continue reading

EDMONTON FRINGE PREVIEW – Part 2

by

There’s a multitude of extremely awesome theatre companies returning to this year’s Edmonton Fringe with revamped/remounted productions or brand new shows and here’s just a handful of the one’s I’m super excited about… Continue reading

EDMONTON FRINGE PREVIEW – Part 1

by

The Edmonton Fringe starts this week and if you’re lucky enough to be in town there’s a bunch of amazing shows to check out. I’m a big fan of picking something at random… Continue reading

FREAKY FRINGE SIDESHOWS (OR: How to win heaps more followers on Twitter just by taking your pants off) By Shane “I don’t need my stupid appendix to GET THE JOB DONE” Adamczak

by

It feels like I have been on tour forever, yet as my tour starts winding to a close, I wish it would never end. Edmonton, you have been insanely kind to me this… Continue reading

Edmonton Fringe: Dying Hard, Fishbowl, Parlour Song

by

Dying Hard Dying Hard is a series of six interviews with Newfoundland miners and their wives performed verbatim in their language by Mikaela Dyke. It tells stories of death and decay, poverty and… Continue reading

Edmonton Fringe: Redheaded Stepchild, Til Death Do We Part, The Ballad of Herbie Cox

by

Redheaded Stepchild Nicholas is a precocious, effeminate, sensitive 12 year old. He has flaming red hair. He recounts to the audience – a bedroom performance, alternately himself and suave alter-ego Rufus Vermillion –… Continue reading

Edmonton Fringe: Bookworm, No Tweed Too Tight, Vernus Says Surprise

by

Bookworm Bookworm is Corin Raymond’s tale of growing up in his dad’s library, a household of 10,000 books, in which the act of handing over a volume of poetry was almost a ceremony.… Continue reading

Edmonton Fringe: Skydiving in Suburbia, The Birdmann in The Episodes of Momentous Timing, Little Lady

by

Skydiving in Suburbia Matt. Miller (aka “Lip Balm”) is a slam poet who has graced the stages of the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (CAN) and the National Poetry Slam (USA). Skydiving in… Continue reading