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Please hold! Fringers are Fringing!
Runtime: 70 minutes
The Impresario tumbles into his ruined cabaret theatre and finds himself alone, his friends and colleagues arrested. Defiantly, joyously, he recreates their show. 'Stunning theatrical achievement' Vue Magazine. 'Laughter and jaw-dropping physicality... a must see' Theatre Jones, Dallas. 'An incredible one-man show' PBS America. FIVE STARS, Broadway Baby Magazine. [ Big Empty Barn Productions]
Wed Aug 23 12:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Thu Aug 24 18:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Sat Aug 26 14:30
4: Academy at King Edward
Sun Aug 27 15:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 60 minutes
With an enthusiastic performance schedule that has taken her all the way to Carnegie Hall, Sarah Hagen transforms her award-winning role as concert pianist into a stand-up, or rather, sit-down music-filled comedy. "One of the best hours Ive ever spent at the Fringe." [The Coast, Halifax] [ HagenDoesTheatre]
Tue Aug 22 12:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Wed Aug 23 23:59
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sat Aug 26 20:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sun Aug 27 18:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 60 minutes
Winner: BEST OF FEST: PATRONS PICK Award -Edmonton Fringe ***** Incredible mental abilities -Edmonton Journal 2016 ***** Dry wit and slick delivery -Edmonton Sun 2016 Mind blowing mentalism collides with film-noir adventure. Featuring unbelievable magic tricks to astonish the senses and rapid fire comedy to fracture the funny bone. [ Tim Motley]
Tue Aug 22 16:00
5: King Edward School
Wed Aug 23 12:15
5: King Edward School
Thu Aug 24 19:15
5: King Edward School
Fri Aug 25 23:15
5: King Edward School
Sun Aug 27 16:00
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 45 minutes
After spending his entire life comforting others through his diagnosis of severe Cystic Fibrosis, Jerome finally decides to embark on a journey to find his own solace. [ Kerosene Theatre]
Thu Aug 24 14:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Fri Aug 25 15:30
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sat Aug 26 19:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sun Aug 27 12:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 60 minutes
Time. Space. Disaster. Thirty-one years ago, seven astronauts boarded the Space Shuttle Challenger, and, for 73 seconds, flew into history while the entire world watched. This is their story.From the producers of 2015's No Belles. (Best of Fest, PotashCorp Fringe 2015. ***** -Edmonton Sun, The Star Phoenix, Broadway Baby) [ Portal Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 18:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Wed Aug 23 18:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Thu Aug 24 15:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Fri Aug 25 16:15
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sun Aug 27 20:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Runtime: 65 minutes
Have you ever met someone and immediately known that fate had grabbed you by the scruff of the neck and put you there? No matter the booze, bluffs, or breakups, you end up alongside the same someone else.If you find your other half, are you whole? [ Precipice Productions]
Tue Aug 22 20:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Wed Aug 23 22:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Thu Aug 24 23:15
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Fri Aug 25 21:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sat Aug 26 18:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Runtime: 75 minutes
Let rhythm, movement, and music take you on an adventure around the globe. This multi style dance show is inspired by famous landmarks and the diversity of dance and our world. [ RGS Dance]
Tue Aug 22 18:30
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Thu Aug 24 17:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Fri Aug 25 21:30
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 90 minutes
Dr.Grant, uses an experimental drug to rid her patient, Alex, of terrible nightmares. When the doctor takes a leave of absence, her colleague puts a stop to Alex's drug therapy. Forced to relive painful memories, Alex takes drastic steps to reclaim the elusive bit of happiness she'd once found. [ Leduc Drama Society]
Tue Aug 22 19:30
4: Academy at King Edward
Thu Aug 24 16:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Fri Aug 25 14:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Sat Aug 26 18:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 75 minutes
In 2013 a christian engineer decided to pursue musical performance as a profession. Join Justin Kautz on a comedic and poignant personal journey through the world of this cult classic. With sensual songs, seductive characters and an allegorical avalanche, Jake W Hastey of Toy Guns Dance Theatre's new production sizzles! [ Soul Pancakes]
Wed Aug 23 23:59
9: Telus Phone Museum
Fri Aug 25 14:30
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sat Aug 26 20:15
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sun Aug 27 15:45
9: Telus Phone Museum
Runtime: 75 minutes
Two men in a room with no door attempt to solve the mystery of their own existence while trying not to kill each other or fall in love. A mystery, a comedy and a tragedy, A Quiet Place is a great reckoning in a little room. [ BrainPile]
Wed Aug 23 21:30
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sun Aug 27 20:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 45 minutes
The Campers at Camp Squealy-Moo are celebrating CANADA'S 150th BIRTHDAY with a pack of stories, songs and general moose mayhem and you're invited! Created especially for very young audiences 3 years & up. [ Kompany Family Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 11:00
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Wed Aug 23 11:00
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Thu Aug 24 11:00
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Fri Aug 25 11:00
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Runtime: 90 minutes
Inspired by the war-time letters written by the playwrights' grandfather, 'A Soldiers War' follows the journey of five Canadian soldiers during World War II -- from basic training, through to D-Day & their return home. It is a story of brotherhood, honour, and the unrelenting desire to get home. [ Strikes Twice Productions]
Thu Aug 24 14:30
5: King Edward School
Fri Aug 25 12:15
5: King Edward School
Sun Aug 27 20:00
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 40 minutes
Renowned two-person horse costume duo, James and Jeremy, have arrived at the Edmonton Fringe Festival to tell the story of Alexander The Great's legendary horse, Bucephalus. Through this performance, they reckon with their friendship, careers and the soviet union. Ryan is also in the show. [ Red Phone Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 15:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Wed Aug 23 20:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Thu Aug 24 22:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Sun Aug 27 12:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 60 minutes
Expect the unexpected from world-class magician and keynote speaker Keith Brown. Toronto's Best Magician & he's not even from Toronto! See it to believe it! Its Absolute Magic! **** 'Hotter Than Potter' - CBC 'You're Incredible!' - Dave Grohl 'Absolutely mind-bending, mind-boggling, mind-blowing' - Orlando Sentinel [ Keith Brown]
Tue Aug 22 12:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Wed Aug 23 18:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Fri Aug 25 22:30
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sat Aug 26 16:45
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 45 minutes
The hit show returns with BRAND NEW stories. 300,000 kids on 5 continents loved African Folktales. Talking giraffes, zany zebras, galumphing elephants and much more magic. African Folktales come to vibrant life through storytelling, puppetry, physical comedy and lots of laughs. ***** Its superb. Dont miss it! (CBC) [ Erik de Waal]
Tue Aug 22 11:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Wed Aug 23 15:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Fri Aug 25 13:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sat Aug 26 11:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 75 minutes
Randys in love. He thinks his new masseuse girlfriend is going to heal him, he doesnt realize that he is not the only one who needs to be healed. ****1/2 "A triumph of confessional storytelling." -Edmonton Journal ***** "Lyrical, powerful...A master storyteller and veteran troubadour." -Winnipeg Free Press [ Randy Rutherford Presents]
Tue Aug 22 20:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Wed Aug 23 18:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Thu Aug 24 22:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Fri Aug 25 20:15
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sun Aug 27 18:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 60 minutes
Mark Twain meets Tim Burton in Paul Strickland's epic tall-tale comedy (with songs!) ***** STARS, Edmonton Vue **** STARS, CBC: Pitch perfect storytelling and verbal acrobatics ***** STARS, Winnipeg Free Press: 'Wildly imaginative' Edmonton Journal: Instantly worthy of a place on the top shelf. BEST OF FEST - Calgary Fringe [ Paul Strickland Presents]
Tue Aug 22 22:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Wed Aug 23 16:15
4: Academy at King Edward
Thu Aug 24 12:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Fri Aug 25 23:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Sat Aug 26 21:15
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 45 minutes
Youtube powerhouse Alex Clark does more than make cartoons. Hes an award winning comedian. With 4 Peoples Choice Awards and press calling him A gut-busting, mind-blowing act its easy to see why Alex has 750,000 subscribers and counting. This 45-minute joy-ride includes his best bits from 10 years of experience. [ Alex Clark]
Tue Aug 22 12:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Wed Aug 23 18:15
4: Academy at King Edward
Wed Aug 23 21:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 60 minutes
A lively musical rendition of Wonderland which features a texting, tweeting and googling Alice of the 21st century facing the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit and all the wonderful characters of the traditional tale. Much of this young cast was seen in last year's Fringe hit 'Hairy Tale Rock'. [ Dramatic Learning]
Tue Aug 22 11:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Wed Aug 23 11:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Thu Aug 24 11:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Fri Aug 25 11:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Sat Aug 26 11:15
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Runtime: 90 minutes
Almost Heroes is an original musical about a small town who needs to defend their beloved home against the dastardly Dr. Moustache. Captain Ordinary and his League of Semi-Superheroes come to the rescue only to learn that, super or not, it takes far more than superpowers to make a hero. [ Igneous Theatre Productions]
Tue Aug 22 18:00
22: Garneau Theatre
Thu Aug 24 19:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Sat Aug 26 12:00
22: Garneau Theatre
Sun Aug 27 14:00
22: Garneau Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
A modernized adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm, where the animals rise, believing a rising tide lifts all boats. With the pigs taking charge, the laws are rewritten and these Beasts of the Prairies seize their independence! Yes, all animals deserve to get ahead but not all animals should. [ Underdog Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 16:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Thu Aug 24 21:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Fri Aug 25 14:45
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sat Aug 26 23:30
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 60 minutes
In this follow-up to their 2008 outdoor 'smash hit,' Apocalypse Kow takes a group of fans on a luxury cruise to promote their new CD, but then suddenly -- a shipwreck! Can they keep everybody alive & happy on a deserted island while waiting for a rescue? Find out!! [ Apocalypse Kow]
Tue Aug 22 17:15
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Wed Aug 23 17:00
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Thu Aug 24 19:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sat Aug 26 13:00
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Runtime: 40 minutes
Aspergers: a tale of a social misfit is a stand-up comedy about Autistic comedian, Adam Schwartz, coming to terms with his disability, all while trying to make friends and win over the ladies.*****Winnipeg Free Press. [ Autistic Productions]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
35: First Memorial Harmony Funeral Services
Wed Aug 23 19:00
35: First Memorial Harmony Funeral Services
Thu Aug 24 19:00
35: First Memorial Harmony Funeral Services
Fri Aug 25 19:00
35: First Memorial Harmony Funeral Services
Sat Aug 26 19:00
35: First Memorial Harmony Funeral Services
Sun Aug 27 19:00
35: First Memorial Harmony Funeral Services
Runtime: 60 minutes
Creator of KUWAITI MOONSHINE. A socially awkward dishwasher, positive psychology, some beer, and the question - is 'happier' a choice?Best of Fest - 2016 Toronto FringeBest of Fest - 2017 Ottawa Fringe'Engaging. Inspiring.'? NYTheatre'Smart. Dark. Hilarious.' Uptown***** Ignite FM**** Winnipeg Free Press**** Torontoist [ Tim C. Murphy]
Tue Aug 22 18:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Wed Aug 23 18:15
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Thu Aug 24 15:15
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Fri Aug 25 13:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sat Aug 26 20:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Runtime: 75 minutes
***** 'EXTRAORDINARY.' -Vue WeeklyOne-eyed comedian and multiple BEST-OF-FEST winner recounts her life as a feisty 7-year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower. Raw, hilarious and literally eye-popping!***** 'EXPERT PHYSICAL COMEDY.' -CBC***** 'PHENOMENAL. NOT TO BE MISSED.' -InsideOttawa***** 'INTOXICATING CRESCENDO OF LAUGHTER' -TheatreInLondon [ Stéphanie Morin-Robert]
Wed Aug 23 15:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Thu Aug 24 16:45
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Fri Aug 25 20:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sat Aug 26 12:15
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sun Aug 27 13:45
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Runtime: 60 minutes
Gerard used to have a real job. He started new countries, fought against old ones and pissed off every government security agency on the planet. Best of all, he never signed an NDA. Subversive madness from 2016's Attention Seeker (***** Edmonton Journal) 'hugely talented, a cut above most storytellers' CBC [ That's Enough Drama]
Wed Aug 23 21:00
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Thu Aug 24 17:30
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Fri Aug 25 19:15
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Sat Aug 26 21:00
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Sun Aug 27 17:30
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Runtime: 75 minutes
With a tour-de-force performance, Patrick Treadway assumes the visage of John Barrymore, once considered the finest actor America had ever produced. He jokes with the audience, spars with an offstage prompter, and shares delicious impressions and anecdotes of his many adventures. 'As good as one-man shows get!' (New Yorker) [ Desperate Theatre Productions]
Tue Aug 22 21:00
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Wed Aug 23 22:15
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Thu Aug 24 14:30
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Fri Aug 25 14:45
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Sat Aug 26 16:30
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Sun Aug 27 13:45
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Runtime: 60 minutes
Canada's equal marriage debate collides with bombastic beats in BASH'd! Both heartbreaking and hilarious, Bash'd tells the tale of two young men from different walks of life who fall in love. Performed entirely through the art of rap, they fight for equality in a changing country in this dark comedy. [ Flaming Peanuts]
Tue Aug 22 18:30
28: The Playhouse
Thu Aug 24 16:15
28: The Playhouse
Fri Aug 25 21:15
28: The Playhouse
Sat Aug 26 14:00
28: The Playhouse
Sun Aug 27 16:15
28: The Playhouse
Runtime: 60 minutes
From the17 time award-winning physical comedy duo A Little Bit Off (creators of Bella Culpa//Edmonton Best of Fest 2015 &2016). A show about incompetent aviators who have crash landed. These foolish aeronauts will try anything to get off the ground. Acrobatic, absurd & uproarious. It's the Wright brothers gone wrong. [ A Little Bit Off]
Tue Aug 22 18:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Fri Aug 25 21:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sat Aug 26 14:30
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 60 minutes
Original songs outline a tale of love, danger and drunkenness. 'Beers About Songs' communicates an underlying theme that will make you both laugh and cry. With personal stories and touching songs, it is guaranteed to make you open your eyes to the world of relationships. ***** - The Clothesline [ Ryan Adam Wells]
Tue Aug 22 22:45
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Wed Aug 23 20:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sat Aug 26 22:00
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sun Aug 27 14:00
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 50 minutes
To widen the road, the City is determined to expropriate a duplex, the two halves of which have occupants who dislike each other as much as they dislike the City. [ Magpie Productions]
Tue Aug 22 15:00
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Wed Aug 23 18:45
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Thu Aug 24 21:15
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Sat Aug 26 18:30
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Runtime: 60 minutes
From deep in the heart of Georgia, comes Big Ol Show! Starring Amber Nash (Pam Poovey on FX's Archer) and Matt Horgan (Associate Artistic Director at Dad's Garage), Big Ol Show is a completely improvised antebellum tale of lust, love, mint juleps and mustaches during the American Civil War! [ Dad's Garage Theatre Company]
Tue Aug 22 18:00
23: Princess Theatre
Wed Aug 23 20:00
23: Princess Theatre
Thu Aug 24 18:00
23: Princess Theatre
Fri Aug 25 18:00
23: Princess Theatre
Sat Aug 26 20:00
23: Princess Theatre
Sun Aug 27 16:00
23: Princess Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Rapid Fire Theatre and a cast of all-star improvisers from all over the fringe as we present the biggest, stupidest, improviest, showiest (and sweatiest) show at the fringe! Every show features a different cast and is guided by the audience - no two shows are alike! [ Big Stupid]
Tue Aug 22 20:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Wed Aug 23 17:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Thu Aug 24 22:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Fri Aug 25 17:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Sat Aug 26 22:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
A two-wheeled adventure of Canadian proportions! BikeFace spins strange-but-true stories of characters from a ride across the country: graveyard groundskeepers, wild west proprietors, and wanderers with secrets only fit for strangers. 'Truly haunting' (Sabrina Cataldo). 'One of the juiciest monologues I have ever encountered... Cannot be missed' (Marc Gonzales) [ bike circus]
Tue Aug 22 18:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Thu Aug 24 14:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Fri Aug 25 16:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sun Aug 27 20:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 60 minutes
Guinness World Records describes Elizabeth Bathory as the world's most prolific murderess. Did this 16th century Countess kill over 600 girls to satisfy unquenchable bloodlust? Or was 'Countess Dracula' the victim of a well-planned conspiracy to bring down a powerful woman? Meet this infamous character and decide for yourself! [ Prairie Fire]
Wed Aug 23 14:15
9: Telus Phone Museum
Thu Aug 24 22:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sat Aug 26 12:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Runtime: 45 minutes
Join the comedic conductor Mr Wizowski in a madcap concert where anything can happen. Come to a place where the imagination can run free like a unicorn and the laws of nature can be harnessed before your very eyes. An award-winning show from New Zealand circus performer Michael Armstrong. [ Mr Wizowski Entertainment]
Tue Aug 22 14:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Thu Aug 24 15:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Fri Aug 25 12:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sat Aug 26 21:30
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 52 minutes
A hilarious, heartbreaking monologue about consciousness, mental illness, and friendship from award-winning novelist and former Canadian poetry SLAM champ Brendan McLeod. 'What theatre is all about.' Georgia Straight 'The full package. Soulful, heartfelt theatre that's moving and challenging.' -Plank PICK OF THE FRINGE (VANCOUVER,2015) BEST MALE PERFORMER (VICTORIA, 2015) [ Brendan McLeod]
Wed Aug 23 18:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Thu Aug 24 16:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Fri Aug 25 22:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sun Aug 27 12:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 60 minutes
The greatest thing since sliced Caesar! Tim Mooney of 2016s must see ***** hit (Vue Weekly) Breakneck Hamlet carves Caesar down to a single one-hour whirlwind romp! Electrifying edutainment! (Orlando Weekly) 60 cardiovascular minutes that leave Mooney sweating and his audience shouting ?Huzzah! (Orlando Sentinel) [ Timothy Mooney Repertory Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 16:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Wed Aug 23 14:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Fri Aug 25 18:45
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sat Aug 26 12:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sun Aug 27 16:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 45 minutes
Fairy Godmothers, glass slippers, and magic all have a dark side that this hilarious and heartfelt show celebrates. Bruno Major examines the fallout of Cinderella's magical night at the ball, and what that means for a horse and dog temporarily turned into human beings. [ Showdog Theatre Company]
Wed Aug 23 20:15
9: Telus Phone Museum
Thu Aug 24 14:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sat Aug 26 18:30
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sun Aug 27 12:00
9: Telus Phone Museum

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Runtime: 60 minutes
A comedy about a once-promising student who tracks down his formerly hard-partying, now middle-aged fraternity brothers to try to understand the value of the education he largely squandered. "Poignant and frequently hilarious" ***** - CBC Opens Off Broadway Dec 5th! [ SPNP Tech]
Wed Aug 23 19:15
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Thu Aug 24 21:00
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Fri Aug 25 17:30
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Sat Aug 26 19:15
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Sun Aug 27 14:00
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Runtime: 60 minutes
'Powerful!', 'Pure genius!', 'F%#*-ing Gold!' The truth is funny, often its sad. A self-exposing solo comedy into the psyche of an awkward introvert. Heartbreaking and hilarious, meet the characters that make up Candy as she learns to love. [ Candy-Bones Theatre Co.]
Thu Aug 24 14:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Fri Aug 25 19:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Sat Aug 26 16:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 60 minutes
Armed with a guitar & killer voice, Chase Padgett (6 Guitars, Nashville Hurricane) delivers another one man musical comedy about crime, science, and why Winnipeg is the craziest place in Canada. 'Chase Padgett doesn't need the accolades anymore but he still deserves them' - Orlando Sentinel [ Chase Padgett]
Tue Aug 22 16:30
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Thu Aug 24 19:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sat Aug 26 12:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sun Aug 27 18:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 80 minutes
With classic songs like 'Georgia On My Mind', 'Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain', and 'Stardust', two lonely strangers find inspiration and love at the heart of some of Willie Nelson's favourite songs. From the creators of acclaimed storytelling concerts 'Forget Me Not', 'Valentine's Train' and 'Song of the Martingale'. [ Stardust Players]
Tue Aug 22 19:30
39: CKUA Performance Space
Wed Aug 23 19:30
39: CKUA Performance Space
Thu Aug 24 19:30
39: CKUA Performance Space
Sat Aug 26 19:30
39: CKUA Performance Space
Runtime: 75 minutes
Art Gallery owner, Ciara, is pulled back into her beloved father's criminal world by a debt of honour.She tells a darkly comic tale of love, power and betrayal that moves between the high and the low of Glasgow.From the author of 'Blackbird' and Fringe 2016's 'Good With People.' [ Trunk Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 16:15
28: The Playhouse
Wed Aug 23 21:15
28: The Playhouse
Thu Aug 24 18:30
28: The Playhouse
Fri Aug 25 19:00
28: The Playhouse
Sat Aug 26 19:00
28: The Playhouse
Runtime: 75 minutes
Low-stakes fluff comedy with an easily understandable message -- Great fun the whole family! Except for the weed stuff, and the swearing. Three roommates must overcome the powers of capitalism and their own struggling relationships to succeed. Rent meets Monty Python meets a garbage can in this predictable grease machine! [ Fledgling Theatre]
Thu Aug 24 17:00
5: King Edward School
Fri Aug 25 21:00
5: King Edward School
Sat Aug 26 12:15
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 90 minutes
Who savagely beat little Bobby? His medal winning soldier father - who probably has PTSD? His emergency ward nurse mother - who may have her own form? Or are investigators heading down a wrong track by ignoring the parents explanation of child bullies? Four belligerent people clash seeking the answer! [ Oriflamme Event Production]
Tue Aug 22 12:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Thu Aug 24 17:45
9: Telus Phone Museum
Fri Aug 25 16:45
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sat Aug 26 22:30
9: Telus Phone Museum
Runtime: 60 minutes
Minestrone, clam chowder, and tomato bisque are all inferior to the Cream of Improv Soup! Every night features small teams of Sorry Not Sorry's finest improvisers who will cook up some comedy for you. Like the soup du jour the show will be different, but delicious, every day! [ Sorry, Not Sorry]
Tue Aug 22 18:00
33: Theatre 9910
Wed Aug 23 18:00
33: Theatre 9910
Thu Aug 24 18:00
33: Theatre 9910
Fri Aug 25 18:00
33: Theatre 9910
Sat Aug 26 18:00
33: Theatre 9910
Sun Aug 27 18:00
33: Theatre 9910
Runtime: 60 minutes
In a celestial purgatory, four characters from some very famous plays bicker and banter, then a stranger comes to call! Lyle Victor Albert's comedy classic returns to the Fringe in this award-winning production: Outstanding Production, Outstanding Director, Outstanding Actress (Francie Goodwin-Davies), Stagestruck 2017, Outstanding Actress (Ruby Swekla) ADFA Provincials 2017. [ iiii theatricals]
Tue Aug 22 17:30
4: Academy at King Edward
Sat Aug 26 23:15
4: Academy at King Edward
Sun Aug 27 13:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 60 minutes
From the creators of PETUNIA AND CHICKEN comes the Peter Pan story from the parents' perspective, two people struggling with the loss of their children. 'Physical devised theatre at its best... thoughtfully created and brilliantly executed.'-Watermark Orlando 'This polished, highly intelligent, desperately sad show will linger with you.'-Minneapolis City Pages [ Animal Engine]
Tue Aug 22 18:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Wed Aug 23 16:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Thu Aug 24 18:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sat Aug 26 20:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 90 minutes
Winner of the 'Public Choice Award'-Edmonton Fringe 2014! **** As a playful collection of brightly textured song-and-dance numbers, Days of the Klondike is as good as gold! -Bryan Saunders, Vue Magazine [ Musicalmania!]
Tue Aug 22 20:45
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Wed Aug 23 12:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Fri Aug 25 14:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sun Aug 27 20:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 80 minutes
Canadian Comedy Award winning Die-Nasty brings you a hilarious continuing story every night at 10:30 starring Edmonton's finest actors, musicians, and guests. It'll be a thrill ride as we set our 2017 edition in the magical faery kingdom of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream! Lord, what fools these mortals be! [ Die-Nasty Improvised Soap Opera]
Tue Aug 22 22:30
12: The Varscona Theatre
Wed Aug 23 22:30
12: The Varscona Theatre
Thu Aug 24 22:30
12: The Varscona Theatre
Fri Aug 25 22:30
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sat Aug 26 22:30
12: The Varscona Theatre
Runtime: 90 minutes
Two con men, a beautiful woman and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent musical farce. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels features a delightfully jazzy score by David Yazbek. [ B. S. Productions]
Wed Aug 23 17:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Thu Aug 24 12:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Fri Aug 25 19:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 80 minutes
Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs 'em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that's anything but Grimm. Forget the princesses you think you know - the original storybook heroines have come back to life to set the record straight! [ Foote in the Door Productions]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
27: HI-Edmonton Hostel
Wed Aug 23 19:00
27: HI-Edmonton Hostel
Fri Aug 25 19:00
27: HI-Edmonton Hostel
Sat Aug 26 14:00
27: HI-Edmonton Hostel
Sat Aug 26 20:00
27: HI-Edmonton Hostel
Sun Aug 27 16:00
27: HI-Edmonton Hostel
Runtime: 60 minutes
Part theatre piece and part storytelling show, Drunk Girl explores the intimacy, tenacity, celebration and terror of women who drink. Performer Thea Fitz-James analyses female coping, drinking games, family rituals, and her own drinking, asking how drunk girls occupy the contemporary imagination: as contemporary crisis or radical feminist? [ TMI Productions]
Tue Aug 22 15:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Wed Aug 23 21:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Thu Aug 24 13:45
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Fri Aug 25 17:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sat Aug 26 15:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Runtime: 55 minutes
Eleven-year-old Edgar Allan has only one goal: to be the most remarkable boy at boarding school. He has only one obstacle: Edgar Allan. A manic lullaby inspired by the childhood and short stories of Edgar Allan Poe. *****- Edmonton Journal****- Vue Weekly *****- Global News [ The Coldharts]
Tue Aug 22 15:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Wed Aug 23 19:00
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 19:00
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 17:15
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 13:45
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 19:00
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
With one year left to live, 'Evicted' abstractly gives a viewpoint on the end of the world, through theatre, poetry and movement hurled at you by every day folk all wondering through a world we broke. Is there happiness at the end or was it all a big joke? [ Possibly Theatre?]
Wed Aug 23 20:00
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Thu Aug 24 17:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Fri Aug 25 21:30
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sat Aug 26 22:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sun Aug 27 15:15
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Runtime: 90 minutes
Based on the cult-hit Horror franchise, five college students spend the weekend in an abandoned cabin in the woods, accidentally unleashing an evil terror... that dances and sings!!. From the folks who brought you the Sterling nominated 2016 Fringe hit, Bat Boy, come witness the horror and musical mayhem! [ Straight Edge Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 14:00
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Wed Aug 23 21:15
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Thu Aug 24 16:30
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Fri Aug 25 23:00
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Sat Aug 26 16:30
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
A 2013 Angus Reid Poll revealed that 66% of Canadians support the return of capital punishment. April 7, 2030, 11 pm: Daryl Kane is one hour away from being the first person executed in Canada since 1962. This is his story.2014 Rintoul Award Winner -Wpg Fringe [ Bessie-Jean Productions]
Tue Aug 22 15:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Wed Aug 23 20:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 17:15
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 12:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 22:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 17:15
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
Award-Winning surrealist physical comedy featuring mesmerizing illusions, flash floods, musing of love, and the questionable nature of reality. Sold-out run, Best of Festival, & Artist Pick Edmonton 2016. ***** Are shows this good just a fantasy? Not anymore. -Winnipeg Free Press ****1/2 Wonderfully bizarre' -VUE Weekly **** Ingenious -Edmonton Journal [ RAGMOP]
Tue Aug 22 23:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Wed Aug 23 19:30
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sat Aug 26 16:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sun Aug 27 14:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 50 minutes
Follow Felix as he finds himself in an inter-dimensional hotel after an untimely (and largely inconvenient) death.He'll confront his past in purgatory- which just happens to be full of dancers and sweet throw-back jams. From the creators of 'Letters and Words' (Sterling Nomination, Outstanding Fringe Production). [ Synaethesis Dance Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 21:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Thu Aug 24 19:45
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Fri Aug 25 15:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sat Aug 26 12:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sat Aug 26 17:15
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sun Aug 27 17:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Runtime: 45 minutes
With wolf -esque eyes & dimples deep as the sea, she spills from the vault: forty ~ish poemsstrung together regaling a wild hearted , interconnected & interactive true story alongside a mini cyclone of Bourbon, sidekicks and yes a boozy accordion! [ Nanise]
Tue Aug 22 20:00
32: Kasbar
Wed Aug 23 20:00
32: Kasbar
Thu Aug 24 20:00
32: Kasbar
Fri Aug 25 20:00
32: Kasbar
Sat Aug 26 16:00
32: Kasbar
Sat Aug 26 20:00
32: Kasbar
Runtime: 60 minutes
Caraway Story Theatre returns with two lively plays from the young actors who brought you last year's well-received 'Jolly Rumbalo'. **** Edmonton Journal. This year an Indonesian trickster fable shares the stage with a Yiddish folktale from the village of Chelm where the inhabitants are foolishly wise and wisely foolish. [ Caraway Story Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 13:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Thu Aug 24 14:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Fri Aug 25 11:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sat Aug 26 14:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 60 minutes
A murder mystery set on a dementia ward from comic, poet and psychiatric nurse Rob Gee. Part social commentary, part black comedy, part Clue.***** 'Smart, witty and razor-sharp!'? CBC***** 'Hilarious and heartbreaking'? Victoria Times Colonist***** 'A one-man triumph!'? Winnipeg Free Press***** 'Remarkable!' Edmonton Sun [ Rob Gee]
Tue Aug 22 20:45
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 17:15
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 15:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 19:00
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 17:15
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
Music, theatre, and dance collide in 20+ hybrid arts pieces in this madcap variety hour. YOU determine the show order by choosing cards from a deck! 'Serious music by seriously talented musicians in a show that doesn't take itself seriously at all.' FIVE STARS - CBC & Winnipeg Free Press. [ The Fourth Wall]
Tue Aug 22 17:15
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Wed Aug 23 12:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 22:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 19:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 20:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 19:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
The improv thespians of Gordon's Big Bald Head improvise their own version of ANY OTHER SHOW AT THE FRINGE! ***** '... the three-headed Wayne Gretzky of the improv world.' -Edmonton Journal ***** '... the audience leaves with the sure knowledge we have been in the presence of genius.' - Edmonton Sun [ Gordon & Sons]
Tue Aug 22 15:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Thu Aug 24 21:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sat Aug 26 13:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sun Aug 27 17:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
From Best of San Francisco Fringe Winner and creator of Edmonton favorite 'Jurassic Ark' comes another madcap physical comedy tour-de-force. Running from the mob and possibly possessed, Michael Conti turns to a spirit guide with her own sexy secrets. But will hit men get them before they solve the mystery? [ David Caggiano]
Tue Aug 22 14:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Wed Aug 23 16:45
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Thu Aug 24 14:15
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Fri Aug 25 18:45
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sat Aug 26 12:30
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 55 minutes
From the writer/performer of OCD comes a story forged on either side of a bar.Half fairytale. Half cautionary tale... Like American Beauty, but with more whiskey.It's also a love story (but not an uplifting one), and it's certainly not about a drinking problem. So everyone can just relax. [ Defiance Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 16:00
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Wed Aug 23 21:15
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Thu Aug 24 16:00
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Fri Aug 25 17:45
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Sat Aug 26 21:15
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Sun Aug 27 18:15
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Runtime: 60 minutes
Join comedian & professional hobo Wes Borg as he recounts his weird life before, during & after the rise & fall of pioneering fringe sketch troupe 'Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie'. Featuring old tunes, new tunes, lies, half-truths, & a duet with the ghost of Joe Bird! [ Wes Borg]
Tue Aug 22 18:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Wed Aug 23 12:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Thu Aug 24 23:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Fri Aug 25 16:45
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 60 minutes
Kevin P. Gilday is an award winning Scottish spoken word artist. Unfortunately, he is also dead. After perishing in a tragic yoga accident, Kevin finds himself trapped in the afterlife - only to find things work a little differently. A reflexive solo performance combining contemporary spoken word, theatre and comedy. [ Rhyming Optional Productions]
Wed Aug 23 21:30
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Fri Aug 25 23:45
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sat Aug 26 14:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sun Aug 27 12:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 60 minutes
From the promoters of Jake's Gift, One Man Star Wars and This is CANCER. Outlandish characters and true stories combine for big laughs from this award-winning actor. 'out-of-this-world characters that have the audience in stitches'? Plank Magazine ***** 'Hilarious... brilliantly multitalented'? Vancouver Plays ***** [ PKF Productions]
Tue Aug 22 19:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Wed Aug 23 19:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Thu Aug 24 18:15
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Fri Aug 25 13:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Fri Aug 25 19:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sun Aug 27 15:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Runtime: 60 minutes
Patron's Pick and Canadian Comedy Award winner Graham Clark returns to the Toronto Fringe... or does he? Faced with the high cost of doing a show, his act will be appearing without him. Sound weird? It will be. [ Laugh Gallery]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Wed Aug 23 22:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 13:45
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 20:45
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 15:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Runtime: 90 minutes
Over the course of 30 years, the lives of Kayleen and Doug intersect at the most bizarre intervals, leading the two childhood friends to compare scars and the physical calamities that keep drawing them together. [ Pretty Boy Projects]
Tue Aug 22 22:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Thu Aug 24 18:30
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Fri Aug 25 12:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sat Aug 26 14:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 60 minutes
Legendary female impersonator Christopher Peterson is back with his dazzling array of divas - but this time they storm the Broadway songbook! See Marilyn, Cher, Liza, Judy, Bette and Streisand brought to life in stunning detail, performing the Broadway hits they never got a chance to sing before. A must-see! [ Guys in Disguise]
Tue Aug 22 22:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Wed Aug 23 20:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Thu Aug 24 19:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Fri Aug 25 20:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Sat Aug 26 17:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Sun Aug 27 15:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
Following appearances in JFL Northwest, San Francisco Sketchfest, Improvaganza and sketch festivals in Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, Montreal, & Vancouver, HUNKS debut their brand of finely tuned nonsense in the Edmonton Fringe. This show promises to be sketch comedy. ***** - Winnipeg Free Press, 2015 & 2016 **** - CBC, 2016 [ HUNKS]
Tue Aug 22 15:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Thu Aug 24 12:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sun Aug 27 13:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 60 minutes
Hanging Out, a dark comedy centered around a man named Michael who has died by suicide, yet he wakes up hanging to discover that he is still 'awake'? and in control of his body. A heartfelt and hilarious original play that will leave you hanging on for more! [ Late Night Edmonton]
Wed Aug 23 22:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Thu Aug 24 17:15
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Fri Aug 25 18:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Sat Aug 26 17:45
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Sun Aug 27 13:45
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Runtime: 60 minutes
The insightful and hilarious story of a father and son's relationship and their struggle to find common ground. Set in St. John's, Newfoundland, it highlights the comedic aspect of their generational gap. From the company that brought you 'Salt Water Moon' and the annual 'The Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant Ever!' [ Whizgiggling Productions]
Wed Aug 23 21:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sat Aug 26 18:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sun Aug 27 16:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 60 minutes
Face front True-Believer! Thrill to the improv machinations of uber-nerds Mark Meer and Chris Craddock as they improvise the entire career of a super hero before your very eyes! Aliens! Super-Science! Inter-dimensional Gods! We got it all! Every show is different, so come lots of times! Every time! [ Power Cosmic Productions]
Fri Aug 25 19:45
22: Garneau Theatre
Sat Aug 26 18:15
22: Garneau Theatre
Runtime: 90 minutes
Based on the 1988 cult film Heathers: The Musical thriller follows Veronica teenage misfit who hustles her way into the powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High Heather, Heather and Heather, the hottest, shoulder padded, scrunchie- wearing cruelest girls in all of Ohio. [ Strathcona High School]
Tue Aug 22 21:00
25: Strathcona High School
Wed Aug 23 21:00
25: Strathcona High School
Thu Aug 24 21:00
25: Strathcona High School
Fri Aug 25 21:00
25: Strathcona High School
Sat Aug 26 21:00
25: Strathcona High School
Runtime: 60 minutes
A brand new solo sketch comedy show from Los Angeles comedian, DK Reinemer, who is returning to the Fringe Festival circuit with this high-energy only-slightly-political show about love, the sinking of the Titanic, and the Canadian dream. 'The hands down best' - Orlando Sentinel 'Spirit of the Fringe Award' - Montreal Fringe Fest Frankies [ DK Reinemer]
Wed Aug 23 16:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Fri Aug 25 19:15
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sat Aug 26 13:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sun Aug 27 17:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 45 minutes
Edmonton favourites Hip.Bang! (Best of the Fest, Edmonton Fringe) are back! Tom and Devin's playful, absurd improv has delighted audiences worldwide (Just For Laughs, Comedy Central, The Irrelevant Show) and will please you deeply. Laughs guaranteed.'*****' - Vancouver Sun / Edmonton JournalCanadian Comedy Award nominees, Best Improv Group [ Hip.Bang!]
Wed Aug 23 22:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Thu Aug 24 21:15
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Fri Aug 25 21:15
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sat Aug 26 18:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Runtime: 60 minutes
Award-winning comedy duo Hip.Bang! (The History of Romance) returns with a show that will capture and release your anxieties about how twisted our world has become. Hip.Bang! has delighted audiences at Just For Laughs, Comedy Central and on The Irrelevant Show. *****- Vancouver Sun / Edmonton Journal / Edmonton Sun [ Hip.Bang!]
Tue Aug 22 12:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Wed Aug 23 19:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Thu Aug 24 17:30
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sat Aug 26 15:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 60 minutes
Watch Canada vs USA play the 2018 Olympic Gold Medal Hockey game at the fictional Puck & Pickle Pub! Two actors play themselves, the commentators and every single one of the patrons in this 'Wildly Funny and Wonderfully Crafted' (5 Stars CBC) show!5 Stars -Winnipeg Free Press [ Monster Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 12:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Wed Aug 23 13:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 20:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 23:59
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 15:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
Not a love story but a story of love, loss, sex and hugging told to a female version of the rapper Jay Z while detained as a suspected terrorist in the Montreal airport. A true story. ***** - Broadway Baby(UK)***** - Sunday Mail (UK) [ 2Hoots]
Tue Aug 22 20:30
26: The Almanac
Wed Aug 23 19:00
26: The Almanac
Thu Aug 24 22:00
26: The Almanac
Fri Aug 25 18:00
26: The Almanac
Sat Aug 26 14:00
26: The Almanac
Sat Aug 26 18:00
26: The Almanac
Sun Aug 27 18:00
26: The Almanac
Runtime: 60 minutes
Not a musical but there's singing & dancing! A Musical-ish! Years battling the muffin top, Lesley now has bigger problems: kids moved out so what's she gonna do? Come watch her realize her purpose and maybe lose one pound.'She's hilariously adorable and utterly unpredictable' -apt613'Quirky and hilarious' -ottawalife [ Lesley Carlberg]
Tue Aug 22 15:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Wed Aug 23 17:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Thu Aug 24 16:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Fri Aug 25 18:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sat Aug 26 13:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sun Aug 27 20:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Runtime: 55 minutes
ONE OF CANADA'S MOST TALENTED WORDSMITHS.' (Broken Pencil) A multimedia meditation on predator and prey, and the creatures within. Nominated for prizes by the League of Canadian Poets, Quebec Writers' Federation and Expozine. 'OUR CITY'S NEWEST SUPERSTAR.' (Montreal Gazette) [ Cat Kidd]
Tue Aug 22 20:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Wed Aug 23 23:45
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Fri Aug 25 16:45
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sun Aug 27 14:15
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 60 minutes
Cheating death and finding love in the modern age. Cameron MacLeod's true stories of flat lining, deadly food allergies, and awkward sexual escapades will have you on the edge of your seat. Join him as he guides you through a life lived and almost lost in this hilariously honest one-man [ Pleasant Mountain Productions]
Tue Aug 22 21:30
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Thu Aug 24 22:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Fri Aug 25 23:15
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sat Aug 26 16:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sun Aug 27 17:00
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Runtime: 60 minutes
What's your favourite hobby? Al spends his time questioning his existence (and yours). I think I'm Dead is a comedic storytelling show about unconsciousness, obsession, caffeine and death. From Al Lafrance, creator of The Quitter (****), and Just For Laughs Award Winner. [ Thunder Blunder]
Thu Aug 24 18:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Fri Aug 25 20:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sat Aug 26 16:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 60 minutes
Another edition from the crass improv styles of Go 4 Broke's Improv Against Humanity. There will be dirty jokes, foul language, and hilarious improv scenes with a twist from everyone's favourite party card game. [ Go 4 Broke Productions]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
29: Blues On Whyte
Wed Aug 23 19:00
29: Blues On Whyte
Thu Aug 24 19:00
29: Blues On Whyte
Fri Aug 25 19:00
29: Blues On Whyte
Sun Aug 27 14:00
29: Blues On Whyte
Runtime: 60 minutes
Jack Box Radio 106.66 returns for Inside Jack's Box Episode 2! For the past year Jack has forcefully pushed both his radio station to broadcast across the continent as well as pushing himself into the world of fitness! With commercials and donuts, Jack will motivate YOU! HOW CAN YOU BREATHE?! [ Young State Of Mind Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 20:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Wed Aug 23 14:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Fri Aug 25 18:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 60 minutes
Graham Clark takes you on a hilarious journey through his Instagram account. Have an Instagram account? He'll go through yours too. 'Go see the show. Youll laugh a lot.' -Mooney on Theatre 'At the halfway mark, the show lags' -Now Toronto [ Laugh Gallery]
Tue Aug 22 16:45
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Thu Aug 24 19:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Fri Aug 25 12:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sun Aug 27 18:00
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 70 minutes
From Creators of SOLD-OUT shows 'LITTLE ORANGE MAN (*****-VueWeekly) and 'KITT & JANE,' (****1/2 -EdmontonJournal) Meet Kitt, fierce lone geriatric astronaut adrift in a spaceship carrying cryogenically frozen human cargo. Her mission: protect humankind. 'An amazingly versatile physical comedian with the BEST ENDING IN THE HISTORY OF FRINGE' -MontrealGazette [ SNAFU]
Tue Aug 22 22:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Thu Aug 24 17:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Fri Aug 25 19:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sat Aug 26 14:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sun Aug 27 17:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Runtime: 60 minutes
Scottish Storyteller Calum Lykan loves to tell stories and loves a challenge, ask a question about Scotland or suggest a theme, a concept an emotion and then give him a second till a story springs to mind. Stories, conversation and maybe some laughs. No two show will be the same. [ Calum Lykan Storytelling & Tours]
Tue Aug 22 14:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Thu Aug 24 22:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sat Aug 26 18:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sun Aug 27 16:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 45 minutes
Adventurous storytelling! Fast-paced improvisation! Knee-slapping sketch comedy! Featuring a cast of performers ages 6-15, KidLibs is back with another year of 'for kids, by kids' entertainment. 'The youth really outshine the adults.' Vue Weekly, **** 'Silly? You bet it is.' St Albert Gazette 'The students were totally enthralled.' -Grade 6 Teacher. [ KidLibs Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 12:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Wed Aug 23 12:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Thu Aug 24 12:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Fri Aug 25 12:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sat Aug 26 11:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Runtime: 90 minutes
Shakespeares greatest heroes and fiercest villains must do battle to be the first to find the reclusive wizard: William Shakespeare. They must decide his fate, to save or kill him! Kill Shakespeare offers a comic book re-envisioning of the greatest characters of all time featuring comedy, romance, and epic battles. [ Thou Art Here Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 23:59
5: King Edward School
Wed Aug 23 20:30
5: King Edward School
Fri Aug 25 14:45
5: King Edward School
Sat Aug 26 16:30
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 75 minutes
In this charmingly magical coming of age comedy; Susan's family spends every summer at Lake of the Woods Ontario. One Summer, in an old stone fireplace on the path to visit her favorite kindly old neighbour, Susan discovers a letter from a delightfully self absorbed fairy. [ NextGen Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 20:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Fri Aug 25 15:15
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sun Aug 27 19:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Runtime: 45 minutes
**** Stars- 2016 Winnipeg Free Press. Improv juggernaut Wayne Jones (Die-Nasty, White Rhino Comedy) & Toronto comedian Kris Siddiqi (Second City, Canadian Comedy Award winner: Best Male Improviser), are the hilariously funny duo, 'Kris & Wayne'. Don't miss these national improv stars take audience suggestions and produce non-stop laughter. [ Wayne Jones]
Tue Aug 22 19:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Fri Aug 25 21:15
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 60 minutes
Laser Kiwi' is the latest creation of three award winning, distinctively New Zealand performers. It combines Physical Comedy, Sketch and Circus to create a 'bizarre, surreal and eye wateringly funny' show! If you like Lighting Matches With Your Toes, Space Exploration or Japanese Game Shows - this show is for you! Although 'not existential in the slightest,' you will see something you didn't expect to see... ever! [ Makers of Entertainment]
Tue Aug 22 14:30
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Wed Aug 23 23:30
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Fri Aug 25 12:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sat Aug 26 18:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 75 minutes
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 Zie Punterz. [ Fringe Theatre, Rapid Fire Theatre and Catch the Keys Productions]
Tue Aug 22 23:59
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Wed Aug 23 23:59
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Thu Aug 24 23:59
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Fri Aug 25 23:59
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sat Aug 26 23:59
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 60 minutes
Drawing on 15+ years at a fortune 500 company, Ryan will teach you how to succeed in a modern corporate bureaucracy, where outdated notions like talent, competence and hard work are irrelevant. Topics include: writing unreadable emails, being an effective participant in ineffective meetings, and the true meaning of business. [ Ryan Gunther]
Wed Aug 23 16:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Fri Aug 25 12:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sat Aug 26 14:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 45 minutes
Rapid Fire Theatre presents a one man horror show. With an improvised performance that uses physical theatre, multiple characters and narrative storytelling, Leeboyes subtly weaves together fractured relationships, shady tales and general goofery; blending into a unique experience that will never be repeated. [ Rapid Fire Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 22:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Thu Aug 24 12:30
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sun Aug 27 18:15
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 60 minutes
Two home-schooled siblings have assaulted their favourite pop icon and have been ordered to give a public service talk explaining why their actions were wrong. Penny and Ezra's hyperactive sermon on juvenile delinquency takes them outside of Saskatchewan and into the world beyond - known to them only as Legoland. [ Blarney Productions]
Wed Aug 23 19:30
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Thu Aug 24 18:45
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Fri Aug 25 21:15
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Sat Aug 26 14:45
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
[Jeff Newman] will leave you scratching your head. ****1/2' - Saskatoon StarPhoenix Mentalist Jeff Newman recreates the act of Thomas Whitford, a magician known for incredible - and maybe even supernatural - spectacles. Experience Whitfords final performance and his story of love, loss, and his confrontation with Houdini himself. [ Newman Mentalism]
Thu Aug 24 23:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Fri Aug 25 16:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sat Aug 26 12:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 50 minutes
Death. Grief. Laughter. Nona and Squee are filled with questions after their beloved Eulalia passes away. What happens after we die? Where do we go - if anywhere? Follow these clowns on their heartwarming and high jinks-filled journey as they take a leap of faith into a Life After Breath! [ Magic Beans Productions]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Thu Aug 24 21:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Fri Aug 25 23:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sat Aug 26 16:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sun Aug 27 14:15
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Runtime: 75 minutes
Hey, I'm ok. I have a pesky cancer tumour in my left jug, but I'm not dying. Cos f*ck cancer, man... . Jokes, truths and poignant bits from a comic who survived breast cancer. "Hilariously honest" "Uproariously funny, devastating, heartfelt" "Smart, funny, empowering - you'll fall in love with the unstoppable Lana" [ Lana Schwarcz]
Tue Aug 22 12:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Wed Aug 23 18:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Thu Aug 24 15:00
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sat Aug 26 23:59
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 60 minutes
A hilarious look into a world of innocence and wonder. Visser takes his audience back to a child-like state where anything is possible and everything is achieved. With state of the art stage illusions, award winning magic and even live magical animals, Chris will make a believer out of you. [ Vissertainments Productions]
Tue Aug 22 12:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Wed Aug 23 11:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Thu Aug 24 16:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sun Aug 27 14:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 60 minutes
Daddy issues? We all have them. MAN UP! (2015 Edmonton Fringe held-over five-star self-titled smash hit) are back to set the patriarchy ablaze. Dressed in sky-high heels and not much else, these five men redefine masculinity with their signature brand of genderf*ckery. [ MAN UP!]
Tue Aug 22 21:45
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Thu Aug 24 14:45
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Fri Aug 25 19:30
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Sat Aug 26 18:45
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Sun Aug 27 15:00
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
A gender and genre bending surrealist comedy for adults: live projections, puppetry, and original music.Large-scale shadow theatre from the creators of 'Caws & Effect' & 'Curious Contagious':***** 'pushing the boundaries - not only of what stories we tell, but also the ways in which we tell them' -VueWeekly [ Mind of a Snail Puppet Co.]
Tue Aug 22 20:00
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Wed Aug 23 14:00
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Thu Aug 24 22:30
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Fri Aug 25 17:45
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Sat Aug 26 22:30
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Runtime: 55 minutes
Joan was born into an occupied nation.By the time she was burnt at the stake at nineteen, she had led France toward freedom.She spoke to angels, donned armour, rode to battle.Her enemies (like Shakespeare) called her 'witch,' 'heretic,' 'madwoman.' History calls her Jeanne d'Arc... SAINT JOAN. [ THEATrePUBLIC/Poiema Productions]
Tue Aug 22 18:15
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Wed Aug 23 15:45
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Fri Aug 25 14:00
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Sat Aug 26 13:00
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Sun Aug 27 16:45
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
A comedy magic show with a plot! When an accident sends an unconfident magician's assistant back through time, does he have the courage to do a show on his own and generate enough magic to get back to the future? [ The Great & Powerful Tim]
Tue Aug 22 20:45
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Wed Aug 23 12:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Fri Aug 25 20:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sat Aug 26 16:00
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 60 minutes
Imagination has the power to create worlds or convince society that cups exist in empty hands. Plus, it helps five weirdos make silly sketches for your brainmouth to taste. After a sold-out debut at the 2016 Fringe, Marv n' Berry present you their unconventional Imagination.**** 'Gloriously absurd'? - Edmonton Journal [ Rapid Fire Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 14:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Thu Aug 24 14:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Fri Aug 25 12:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sat Aug 26 12:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sun Aug 27 12:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Runtime: 60 minutes
From the creator & star of God Is A Scottish Drag Queen comes an evening with the Devil. Fans of 'God' will finally get to hear the other side of the story as Satan himself takes on everything from the gays to the gospels in a hilarious hour of comedy! [ Mike Delamont]
Tue Aug 22 20:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Wed Aug 23 19:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 20:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 13:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 13:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
Missed Connections is a fully improvised comedy based on REAL craigslist 'missed connections'. Come see what happens when you do find that person you were looking for. [ Sour Dog Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 17:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Thu Aug 24 17:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Thu Aug 24 22:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Fri Aug 25 16:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sat Aug 26 19:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sun Aug 27 14:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Runtime: 60 minutes
After wowing Edmonton Fringe audiences in 2015 with their hit show Oh Manada! (**** Edmonton Vue), Canada's premiere all-male burlesque troupe, BoylesqueTO, returns with a hot new sequel featuring more Canadian hunks, more hockey players, more lumberjacks, more beavers and more butts: it's Mo' Manada! [ BoylesqueTO]
Wed Aug 23 16:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Fri Aug 25 23:59
22: Garneau Theatre
Sat Aug 26 20:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
Forget what you THINK you know about Mormon's! Sister Pratt and Sister Olsen accompanied by Brother Bradshaw are on a divine mission to set the record STRAIGHT and show you how rad being a Mormon can be! Drink the kool-aid and join us! You'll have a gay (enjoyable) ol' time! [ Mor'mons Mor' Problems Productions]
Tue Aug 22 17:45
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Wed Aug 23 16:00
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Thu Aug 24 19:30
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Fri Aug 25 16:00
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Sat Aug 26 19:30
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Sun Aug 27 16:30
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Runtime: 75 minutes
A tale of love, loss, and madness. In 1897, three explorers took to the North Pole in a balloon. They left a woman who could not forget them Follow us through the whiter than white snow and darker than dark days, where nothing is what it seems. ***** 'Inspired-showcase-of-simple-magic' Edmonton Journal [ Dead Rabbits Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 23:45
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Wed Aug 23 21:15
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Fri Aug 25 12:30
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sun Aug 27 20:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 90 minutes
Armed with a love letter and a list of questions, Pam is about to throw Holly's afternoon into chaos. It'll take a Newfie neighbour, a stash of mysterious cookies, and a blanket fort to sort this one out. A fresh and funny Canadian comedy about motherhood and miscommunication. [ Praise Doris Productions]
Thu Aug 24 16:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sat Aug 26 18:45
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 50 minutes
New Music Edmonton returns for it's fifth year of introducing audiences to the best in contemporary sound art and interdisciplinary performance! We offer Fringe audiences a wild experience in a unique venue with something new every night. Music, sound, dance, spoken word, performance art - a circus of sound! [ Society for New Music in Edmonton (New Music Edmonton)]
Tue Aug 22 20:00
20: Wee Book Inn
Wed Aug 23 20:00
20: Wee Book Inn
Thu Aug 24 20:00
20: Wee Book Inn
Fri Aug 25 20:00
20: Wee Book Inn
Sat Aug 26 20:00
20: Wee Book Inn
Runtime: 55 minutes
Naked Girls Reading is a group of beautiful ladies who love to read? naked. That's really it. There's not a whole lot more to it. Should there be? After all - you can't spell literature without T & A. [ Naked Girls Reading]
Wed Aug 23 20:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Thu Aug 24 19:00
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Fri Aug 25 19:00
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Sat Aug 26 17:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Runtime: 70 minutes
From the company behind fringe hits "We Were Dancing" and "The Deep Blue Sea"... Three damned souls awaiting their fate soon discover that the ultimate punishment is having company, in the darkly funny, searing, landmark existential masterpiece that proves "Hell is other people". Pity, terror and wild hysteria... forever! [ Bright Young Things]
Tue Aug 22 17:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Wed Aug 23 21:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Thu Aug 24 17:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Fri Aug 25 15:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sat Aug 26 19:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sun Aug 27 13:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
NYC's Trish Parry tells the story of a latchkey kid who bought weed for Dad, the girl cops thought was a prostitute in Georgia, just an average teenager who turned to the Devil. 'We demand a part two!' Whatsoninadelaide.com'frank and unapologetic, and impossible not to like' -GreatScott Adelaide [ Wish Experience]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
26: The Almanac
Wed Aug 23 20:30
26: The Almanac
Thu Aug 24 18:00
26: The Almanac
Fri Aug 25 22:00
26: The Almanac
Sat Aug 26 16:00
26: The Almanac
Sat Aug 26 22:00
26: The Almanac
Sun Aug 27 16:00
26: The Almanac
Runtime: 70 minutes
A talented ensemble from Rapid Fire Theatre only needs one thing to create a brand new musical from scratch, right before your eyes: a suggestion from the audience. Witness spontaneous songs, choreography and scene work, that will never be the same twice.'See it twice!' ***** -Edmonton Journal www.rapidfiretheatre.com [ Rapid Fire Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 17:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Wed Aug 23 19:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Thu Aug 24 20:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Fri Aug 25 22:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Sat Aug 26 20:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Runtime: 90 minutes
Exploring the power struggle between a university professor and one of his female students, who accuses him of sexual exploitation and, by doing so, spoils his chances of being accorded tenure. Gender and education politics collide. [ Get Off the Stage Productions]
Tue Aug 22 20:30
9: Telus Phone Museum
Fri Aug 25 12:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sun Aug 27 18:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Runtime: 70 minutes
Following Promise & Promiscuity's sell-out successes, Kiwi Ashton swaps Austen for Dickens and brings orphaned hero Olive and a squalid gaggle of hilarious Victorians to crusty life. A rollicking one-woman musical journey through 15 singing, dancing and gin guzzling characters. '... very very good... very very funny.' Radio New Zealand [ Penash Prodcutions]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 15:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 17:15
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 12:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
Charles Ross, (One Man Star Wars, LoTR, Batman) and Lisa Hebden tackle the greatest romantic comedy ever: the intrigue, dancing, proposals, lace (did we mention the lace?) are given the one-man once-over.We hope to see you rolling in the aisles (not Jane Austen rolling in her grave). [ Chicken For Supper Productions]
Tue Aug 22 15:30
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Thu Aug 24 15:30
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sat Aug 26 15:15
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Runtime: 60 minutes
The classic Star Wars trilogy- all the characters, the music, the ships, and the battles- condensed into just sixty minutes!'This show combines phenomenal skill - seamless transitions and masterful singing of incidental music - with the innocence of an eight-year-old at play.' - Colin Thomas, The Georgia Straight [ Chicken For Supper Productions]
Tue Aug 22 22:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Wed Aug 23 15:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 13:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 19:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Runtime: 35 minutes
One Too Many' is a post-dramatic collective creation about alcohol, substance abuse, and friendship. Join us on an adventure filled with indulgence, shenanigans, and tomfoolery. We'll even learn some lessons, I bet. [ Thunder Tangent]
Tue Aug 22 20:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Wed Aug 23 18:45
22: Garneau Theatre
Thu Aug 24 18:00
22: Garneau Theatre
Fri Aug 25 16:15
22: Garneau Theatre
Sat Aug 26 22:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Runtime: 45 minutes
Sarah doesn't have the greatest luck with pet turtles, and with the recent death of Stacey #3, she's ready for Stacey #4, but her Dad thinks it's time for her to learn about the 'process of grief.' Grief is unpredictable though, and there's nothing Sarah hates more than the unpredictable. [ Falling Up Productions]
Wed Aug 23 16:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Thu Aug 24 14:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Fri Aug 25 20:45
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sun Aug 27 12:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 45 minutes
When a noble but unlucky onion seller does a good turn for a mysterious old woman, he never expects her to turn his life inside out. A new family musical based on an old Jewish folktale from the company that brought you last year's Fringe hit, The Flying Doctor... [ Empress of Blandings Productions]
Tue Aug 22 16:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Thu Aug 24 11:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Fri Aug 25 14:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sat Aug 26 16:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 60 minutes
Director, Actor, Writer... and Magician. Join the great Orson Welles as he looks back on his amazing and colourful life and performs-for the last time- the show that he loves best. [ Ghostwriter Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Wed Aug 23 22:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Thu Aug 24 17:30
17: Roxy Theatre
Fri Aug 25 19:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Sat Aug 26 14:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Sat Aug 26 19:00
17: Roxy Theatre
Sun Aug 27 16:30
17: Roxy Theatre

PIG

Runtime: 60 minutes
When Jake, a tough-as-nails older brother, tells his adoring younger brother Sal, that he'll only have time to play 'when pigs fly', Sal creates a Flying Pig Machine that alters the course of their lives forever.From the creator of In Search Of Cruise Control (Best of Fest 2015). [ Gangland Prodcutions]
Tue Aug 22 21:45
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Thu Aug 24 18:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Fri Aug 25 14:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sat Aug 26 19:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Runtime: 75 minutes
A dramatic tale of love and betrayal, Pagliacci revolves around a traditional commedia del arte troupe. A model for modern day soap operas, Pagliacci has love, marriage, a torrid affair, a jealous and rejected suitor, revenge, a clueless audience and a tragic ending - all in less than 90 minutes! [ Pop Goes The Opera]
Tue Aug 22 19:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Thu Aug 24 19:45
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Sat Aug 26 19:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Sun Aug 27 18:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Runtime: 60 minutes
Peter N Chris present the greatest tracks of all their albums jokes plays. After 9 years of writing comedy, the duo have enough material for a whole hour of laughs! 'Hilariously Polished yet Spontaneous' -Exclaim***** 'Funniest thing I've ever seen at the fringe' -WinnipegFreePress [ Peter n' Chris]
Tue Aug 22 20:00
23: Princess Theatre
Wed Aug 23 18:00
23: Princess Theatre
Thu Aug 24 20:00
23: Princess Theatre
Fri Aug 25 20:00
23: Princess Theatre
Sat Aug 26 18:00
23: Princess Theatre
Sun Aug 27 18:00
23: Princess Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
"Picnics" is an incredibly moving and gut-busting funny examination of the relationship between love and madness. "Moth-to-flame charm"... "Zany embrace of eccentricity"... "An entire landscape of characters." -San Francisco Bay Guardian -Editors Pick, **** PHX Fringe Hollywood Fringe Festival Hit: http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/135?review_id=178&tab=reviews [ Stella Productions]
Tue Aug 22 14:15
9: Telus Phone Museum
Wed Aug 23 22:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Thu Aug 24 12:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Fri Aug 25 23:45
9: Telus Phone Museum
Runtime: 90 minutes
Johnathan Brandis auditions for the role of his life. Judy Garland is backstage at the Johnny Carson show. A burnt-out child star tries to reassemble the fractured bits of his life in the wake of an accident. Meanwhile, a volcano bubbles beneath the streets of Los Angeles. [ Cardiac Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 18:45
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Thu Aug 24 16:15
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sat Aug 26 21:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 45 minutes
Imagine Star Wars like you've never seen it before! Winners of Best Improv Show at 2016's EIFF, PowerCub returns to bring Improvised Star Wars sketch comedy, laughter, and more to the galaxy. Experience more Star Wars fun with a different show every performance! May the farce be with you... always. [ PowerCub]
Wed Aug 23 16:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Fri Aug 25 18:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sat Aug 26 14:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sun Aug 27 12:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Graling Sisters, of Sister Gray/The Sissy Fits fame team up with 3 of Edmonton's top burlesque performers in this modern day fairytale. How did the music these ladies grew up with- change them from tiny princesses to powerful fierce queens in their own lives? [ Burlesque Dueling Divas]
Tue Aug 22 19:30
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Wed Aug 23 17:45
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Thu Aug 24 21:15
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Fri Aug 25 21:15
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Sun Aug 27 20:00
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Runtime: 60 minutes
After retrieving the memories of an amnesia-stuck royal and recovering the whereabouts of the mysterious Miss Melody Merchant, Princess Abigail and Detective Reid Simon have joined forces to take down the corrupt crime boss Fortress Jones in this thrilling fairy-tale film noir created by the award-winning Promise Productions. [ Promise Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 14:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sat Aug 26 12:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sun Aug 27 11:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 115 minutes
Something evil is stalking the halls of John Hughes High School at the worst possible time, just before the prom! Now it's up to a brain, an athlete, some cheerleaders, a couple of drama geeks, and a criminal to save the prom and the world from a musical zombie apocalypse [ Theatrex]
Tue Aug 22 21:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Thu Aug 24 19:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Fri Aug 25 14:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sat Aug 26 15:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sat Aug 26 21:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sun Aug 27 16:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Runtime: 50 minutes
Cassandra, the mythic princess of Troy, foretells the events of a war that will overcome her homeland and destroy her family. Will you believe her? Impossible Mongoose (The Fall of the House of Atreus, Harold and Vivian Entertain Guests, & Coraline) is back with a tumultuous retelling of horrors past. [ Impossible Mongoose]
Tue Aug 22 21:00
31: Strathcona Baptist Church
Wed Aug 23 21:30
31: Strathcona Baptist Church
Fri Aug 25 18:30
31: Strathcona Baptist Church
Sat Aug 26 23:00
31: Strathcona Baptist Church
Runtime: 60 minutes
Puck Bunnies (noun): Female hockey fans who are drawn to the sport because of their attraction to hockey players or the possibility of hooking up with one of them.From the award-winning Fringe comedy legends behind Flora & Fawna's Field Trip, Klondykes, BitchSlap! and Prepare for the Worst! [ Guys in Disguise]
Wed Aug 23 19:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Thu Aug 24 19:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Fri Aug 25 17:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sat Aug 26 17:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sun Aug 27 15:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
***** (VUE Weekly) ***** (CBC) 2012 Fringe smash-hit returns! Nicholas is a redheaded stepchild. Literally. Tomorrow at lunch, the biggest boy in grade six plans to beat him up. His new stepmom doesnt want him skipping school. His alter ego, Rufus, thinks his ginger genetics will doom him either way. [ Nobody's Business Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 12:15
5: King Edward School
Wed Aug 23 14:15
5: King Edward School
Thu Aug 24 23:15
5: King Edward School
Sat Aug 26 20:45
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 60 minutes
Five strangers, each from a different period in history, are trapped together in a manor house, waiting out the worst thunderstorm of their lives. When things take a mysterious (and murderous) turn, will professional time traveller Rigby Muldoon be able to save them? A dark sci-fi locked-room murder mystery comedy. [ Success 5000 Productions]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Thu Aug 24 16:00
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Fri Aug 25 17:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Sat Aug 26 16:00
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Sun Aug 27 19:00
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Runtime: 75 minutes
It's the last day of school at Edmonton's own 'Rivercity High.' Will the 'girl-next-door' get the guy? Will the 'aloof one' part with his crown? Will that 'charming red-head' smarten up!? The company that brought you the ***** Fringe hit, 'The Unsyncables,' presents this musical-spoof based on Archie Comics. Egads! [ Dammitammy Productions]
Tue Aug 22 16:15
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Wed Aug 23 17:30
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Thu Aug 24 20:30
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Fri Aug 25 15:45
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Sat Aug 26 20:30
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Sun Aug 27 13:00
36: La Cite Francophone - l'unitheatre
Runtime: 75 minutes
Written/Directed by Jake W Hastey of Toy Guns Dance Theatre (creator of many long titled 5-star Fringe productions) this dance theatre adventure will explore William Shakespeare's work in a way that you have never seen before. Show features star-crossed lovers, frenzied battles, rollerblades, a shirt-less man, and a guitar. [ Edmonton Dance Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 14:45
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Thu Aug 24 21:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sat Aug 26 23:59
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 45 minutes
Join our hero as he makes good in the big city. An amazing and unique magic show for the whole family! 'Equal Parts Charlie Chaplin, Vaudevillian Magic and Mime. Wonderful Fun!' CJSR-FM 'Charmed His Way Into the Audiences' Hearts.' Vue Weekly 'Endearing... Real Hilarity' Edmonton Journal [ Ghostwriter Theatre Company]
Tue Aug 22 14:15
5: King Edward School
Fri Aug 25 17:15
5: King Edward School
Sat Aug 26 19:00
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 75 minutes
licking my finger, I put it inside the broken pee pee boy's head and pulled it back out lightly covered in bits of gold dust' 3 people in a small Alberta town face uncertain futures as Mr. Wong's Laundromat burns to the ground. (Previous work - Ruminations of Maud/Gayle) [ Theatre Blue]
Wed Aug 23 14:30
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Thu Aug 24 18:45
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Fri Aug 25 23:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sun Aug 27 12:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 60 minutes
Award-winning storyteller Carlyn Rhamey has been described as 'awkward', 'self-depreciating' but luckily also 'beyond charming'! Chock-full of embarrassingly true stories, SAOR is a Celtic adventure unlike any other! WINNER: BEST OF VENUE, Hamilton Fringe 'ABSOLUTELY HLARIOUS: I WAS LITERALLY GUFFAWING THE WHOLE SHOW' -My Entertainment World(Toronto) 'FANTASTIC PHYSICAL PERFORMER' -Apt614(Ottawa) [ SquirrelSuit]
Tue Aug 22 18:45
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Thu Aug 24 21:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Fri Aug 25 14:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sun Aug 27 16:00
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 60 minutes
THE KILL BILL OF FEMINISM.' In 1967, Valerie Solanas wrote 'S.C.U.M: Society for Cutting Up Men', suggesting in order for women to be liberated they must kill all men. A look inside the mind of the woman who shot Andy Warhol and the dark satire of the feminist movement today. [ Scantily Glad Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 22:45
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Thu Aug 24 22:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Fri Aug 25 22:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sat Aug 26 15:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sun Aug 27 18:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Runtime: 55 minutes
A young orphan learns his true destiny as the Chosen One and embarks on the most thrilling adventure of all time. But what about the businessman he passed on the street, or the waitress who brought him coffee? Are their stories just as exciting? Probably not, But they're definitely hilarious. [ The Debutantes]
Wed Aug 23 19:00
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Sat Aug 26 14:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Sun Aug 27 16:00
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Runtime: 60 minutes
Science comedy. "Lee, who got his PhD before realizing where his true talents lay, blends science talk (complete with PowerPoint presentations) with comedy. The hilarious result is like what would happen if you crossed your high-school chem teacher with George Carlin" - Boston Phoenix [ Tim Lee]
Tue Aug 22 20:00
5: King Edward School
Thu Aug 24 21:15
5: King Edward School
Sun Aug 27 18:00
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 70 minutes
Fringe veterans Scratch are back for the 13th time with their critically acclaimed improv act. Please remember to wear a diaper to this show because you're likely to $&!# your pants, but NOT from laughing. ***** - 'The pinnacle of improv.' - Vue Weekly [ Rapid Fire Theatre & Dad's Garage Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 22:00
23: Princess Theatre
Wed Aug 23 22:00
23: Princess Theatre
Thu Aug 24 22:00
23: Princess Theatre
Fri Aug 25 22:00
23: Princess Theatre
Sat Aug 26 22:00
23: Princess Theatre
Sun Aug 27 14:00
23: Princess Theatre
Runtime: 75 minutes
A guy with a ravenous sexual libido (James Gangl) battles it out against a staunch Catholic (also Gangl) for the heart of a sexy insightful underwear model that he meets at a Coors Light commercial shoot. WINNER Best Solo Show Canadian Comedy Awards **** - Toronto Star ****- Edmonton Journal [ Gangland Productions]
Wed Aug 23 18:15
5: King Edward School
Thu Aug 24 12:15
5: King Edward School
Sat Aug 26 22:45
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 60 minutes
Cells in a petri dish. A scientist. A ghost. A laboratory mouse. We are on a journey to see what cant be seen. We are on a quest to find truth in the dark. Part of the CAFF tour, visiting the Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver Fringes. [ Pretentious Productions]
Tue Aug 22 18:00
5: King Edward School
Wed Aug 23 23:00
5: King Edward School
Sat Aug 26 14:30
5: King Edward School
Sun Aug 27 12:00
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 45 minutes
Ship of Dreams: the quilt named by my stepmother's mother (a P.E.I native) made for her as a child. Her mother documented the stories of seven generations of women in journals and letters. I discovered these stories when my stepmother died. They've haunted me since. These are those stories. [ Grasshoppa Dance Projects]
Tue Aug 22 23:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Wed Aug 23 18:30
9: Telus Phone Museum
Thu Aug 24 20:15
9: Telus Phone Museum
Runtime: 50 minutes
When depression is taboo, how can we talk about it? When we laugh to cover our pain, how long can we wear joy as a mask? When will we stop hiding in silence? [ Fool Spectrum Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 12:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Thu Aug 24 20:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Fri Aug 25 14:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sat Aug 26 22:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 60 minutes
Part-Gameshow, part-Memoir, part-House Party, Six Fine Lines is a living collage that combines fun & prizes with a story about losing the people closest to you. A rolling, heaving, gameshow memoir, Six Fine Lines is pop rocks for your head and heart. Mack Gordon - 2017 Jessie Richardson, Georgia Straight Critic's Innovation Nominee [ Level-Headed Friends Productions]
Wed Aug 23 15:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 22:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 19:00
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 12:00
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 15:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Runtime: 50 minutes
Matty, months out of prison, is desperate to atone for an act that shattered the delicate trust between himself, his sister Annie, and their friend Mary. Six years have passed since they last spoke to one another. They are not able to forget, nor are they able to forgive. [ parts&labour, in association with Blarney Productions]
Thu Aug 24 21:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sat Aug 26 23:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sun Aug 27 14:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 60 minutes
Two young, fun loving and frightened gentlemen embark upon a quest to not offend anyone, while innocently telling the tale of their exploration of the male and female anatomy and their complete and utter lack of scientific findings. Delightfully funny and unexpectedly up-lifting. [ Sons of Tremendous]
Tue Aug 22 21:15
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Wed Aug 23 19:30
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Thu Aug 24 17:45
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Fri Aug 25 19:30
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Sat Aug 26 17:45
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Sun Aug 27 14:45
21: El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Runtime: 60 minutes
A Canadian lawyer is conflicted when she must choose justice, or loyalty to her husband. Following him to Israel, they move into the house of a displaced Palestinian family. Her conscience is shaken when she encounters the Soul of the mother who was killed by a settlers bullet. [ Multicultural Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 14:15
4: Academy at King Edward
Thu Aug 24 20:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Fri Aug 25 12:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Sun Aug 27 20:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 60 minutes
Come, relax in our air conditioned venue. Maybe, enjoy a snack ora cold one from the Canteen. Let us take you on a fantasy journey. Here you will meet two young male spirits who reside in an old Cityhotel. They problem solve, do good deeds. But sometimes trouble finds them! [ Chunky Monkey Productions]
Thu Aug 24 19:00
42: Kingsway Legion
Fri Aug 25 19:00
42: Kingsway Legion
Runtime: 60 minutes
Two-time Best of Fest Winners Walter and Bruce present a new absurd physical comedy. After secluding themselves in their apartment for years a mysterious crack appears and forces them to deal with their demons. Its Stranger Things meets the two burglars from Home Alone. Theyre so damn entertaining! **** CBC [ White Collar Crimes Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 12:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Thu Aug 24 19:30
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sat Aug 26 17:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sun Aug 27 15:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 35 minutes
Two unsuccessful writers are tapped to revive the career of a Comedy Legend after he discovers the strange, lost screen play they penned. A Comedy of Terrors that asks every artist that one nagging question... Are we being thwarted by powers outside of our control?!?! Or are we just incompetent... ? [ Not Flicks Productions]
Tue Aug 22 12:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Tue Aug 22 19:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Wed Aug 23 12:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Wed Aug 23 21:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Thu Aug 24 12:00
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Fri Aug 25 20:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sat Aug 26 17:30
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Sun Aug 27 18:45
30: The Varscona Hotel Rutherford Room 1&2
Runtime: 60 minutes
Two nice boys want to sing you some jokes. They're very funny! Also, they're terrified of responsibility, commitment, the future, and their own mortality. I'm not gonna lie to you, that stuff comes through in their material a LOT. But it's funny, I promise! You should go to this show. [ Success 5000 Productions]
Tue Aug 22 20:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Wed Aug 23 17:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Fri Aug 25 16:00
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Sun Aug 27 17:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Runtime: 60 minutes
Chandelier-swinging, epic adventure and swordfights await in this cinematic swashbuckler that dances from The Princess Bride to Game of Thrones and dips its rapier wit into all things sordid and sworded. Winner of the Just for Laughs Best Comedy Award and the Atlantic Fringe Best Comedy Award.*****-CBC *****-Torontoist *****-TheCoast [ Sex T-Rex]
Tue Aug 22 13:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Wed Aug 23 22:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 19:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 15:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 17:15
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
Based on a true story. Romance blossoms in post WW2 Hungary when my grandmother meets her first love. The award winning Grand Salto Theatre brings this unique courtship to life with mask, dance and linguistics! **** and Critics Pick StarPhoenix Charming and Fun Theatre in London [ The Grand Salto Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 13:45
4: Academy at King Edward
Fri Aug 25 21:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Sun Aug 27 18:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 60 minutes
Monster Theatre revives its biggest hit for Canadas 150th birthday. Join three singing historians on a Hysterical History ride through 20, 000 years of history. Its history without the boring stuff! A gem of a show! ***** -Ottawa Citizen 'Hilarious!' ***** -Calgary Herald [ Monster Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 17:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Wed Aug 23 14:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Fri Aug 25 17:15
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 60 minutes
This is Sorry Not Sorry's flagship improv at the Edmonton Fringe 2017. With your suggestion, our ensemble cast of improvisers will create a story before your eyes with non-sequiturs that branch off like a bolt of comedy lightning. You'll laugh, then cry of laughter, then cry because it's over. [ Sorry, Not Sorry]
Tue Aug 22 21:00
33: Theatre 9910
Wed Aug 23 21:00
33: Theatre 9910
Thu Aug 24 21:00
33: Theatre 9910
Fri Aug 25 21:00
33: Theatre 9910
Sat Aug 26 21:00
33: Theatre 9910
Runtime: 60 minutes
Two friends - One is a superstar, the other guards garbage. Bound by military duty, they dream of a serene life, far far away from their base. When a girl suddenly enters the picture and terrorists infiltrate the base, they are forced to think outside their sphere and trust their feelings. [ Chicken For Supper Productions]
Wed Aug 23 21:30
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Fri Aug 25 16:15
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sun Aug 27 19:15
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Runtime: 45 minutes
A skeptic confronts a psychic, demanding she recant a deadly prediction. Unfortunately for him, she is not easily persuaded; unfortunately for her, he's not giving up without a fight. Love, loss, trust, and truth are not what they seem in this gripping premiere production. [ Off the Top Theatre Projects]
Thu Aug 24 23:30
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sat Aug 26 20:00
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sun Aug 27 16:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 60 minutes
An improvised musical comedy based on the life of an audience member. Official selection of the New York Musical Improv Festival, Best of Fest Calgary Fringe, Best of Fest Orlando Sentinel and Best Improv Show of Victoria Fringe. 'HILARIOUS' **** -Edmonton Journal. 'What they do seems virtually impossible' -Breakfast Television. [ Grindstone Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 21:45
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Wed Aug 23 18:00
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Thu Aug 24 22:00
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Sat Aug 26 21:45
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Runtime: 90 minutes
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the conestants spell their way through a series of words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing 'ding' of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. [ Uniform Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
25: Strathcona High School
Wed Aug 23 19:00
25: Strathcona High School
Thu Aug 24 19:00
25: Strathcona High School
Fri Aug 25 19:00
25: Strathcona High School
Sat Aug 26 19:00
25: Strathcona High School
Runtime: 75 minutes
Newly weds Ernest and Ernestine have moved into a cramped basement suite with a broken stubborn furnace. Through bickering and passive aggressive sweetness, Ernest and Ernestine wonder if there's enough room for Ernest, Ernestine, their passionate love, and... the Furnace. [ Moose Bite]
Tue Aug 22 13:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Wed Aug 23 18:15
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Thu Aug 24 13:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Fri Aug 25 17:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sat Aug 26 20:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Runtime: 65 minutes
The Diary of Adam and Eve' is a quirky, touching musical spin on the tale of the world's first couple, adapted from Mark Twain's Extracts from Adam's Diary. The brilliant songwriting team behind Fiddler on the Roof and She Loves Me brings us this warm yet witty look at humanity. [ Plain Jane Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 13:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Wed Aug 23 17:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Thu Aug 24 13:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Fri Aug 25 21:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sat Aug 26 21:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Runtime: 45 minutes

Camilo the Magician brings to Edmonton his new show “The Art of Magic.” “****” It is a show that blends different forms of art and magic in an entertaining way. Come and join Camilo for a night where you and him will create a masterpiece.

[ Camilo The Magician]
Tue Aug 22 14:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Wed Aug 23 19:45
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sat Aug 26 21:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Sun Aug 27 18:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 55 minutes
From the bizarre minds of Fringe-favourites Shane Adamczak (Zack Adams, Trampoline) and Al Lafrance (The Quitter) comes a new sci-fi buddy-comedy about a man who lives in another man's beard. ***** 'Brilliantly written... wildly funny performances... hilarious songs'? - GLOBAL NEWSWINNER - JFL (Best Comedy) Award,Montreal Fringe 2017 [ Weeping Spoon Productions]
Wed Aug 23 13:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Thu Aug 24 21:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Fri Aug 25 16:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sat Aug 26 14:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sun Aug 27 17:15
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Runtime: 75 minutes
Drink and dine at the Sawmill while being entertained by a musical cabaret highlighting some great songs from notable Broadway flops. Non-alcoholic beverages $3.50, alcoholic beverages $6.50. Full, hot meal for $20.00 flat rate -- includes three hot entrees, one hot side, three salads, and dessert. Debit/credit/cash. [ A Nickel Under]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
41: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Wed Aug 23 19:00
41: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Thu Aug 24 19:00
41: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Runtime: 75 minutes
Shelleys inspirational story illustrates why the labyrinth is the perfect metaphor for human life. After a lifetime of spiritual seeking she is blindsided by tragedy. Using the power tools of black humor and irony she circles her way back to a no bulls**t connection with the common miracles of LIFE. [ Shelley Campbell]
Tue Aug 22 16:15
9: Telus Phone Museum
Wed Aug 23 12:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Fri Aug 25 21:30
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sat Aug 26 16:15
9: Telus Phone Museum
Runtime: 65 minutes
The Varscona's resident team of lawyer-actors, (perpetrators of last year's Legally Lemoine) return with a brand new comedy, guaranteed to test their powers of persuasion and cajolery. After witnessing random acts of appalling rudeness, a determined duo set out to kick incivility to the curb - for good and always! [ Novus Actors]
Tue Aug 22 21:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Wed Aug 23 13:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Thu Aug 24 15:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Fri Aug 25 13:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sun Aug 27 19:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Runtime: 90 minutes
It's been said that death cannot stop true love, only delay it a while. Come find out for yourself if a young farm boy can defeat death, monsters, pirates and mysterious nereides and make it home to his love. It has dancing, singing and laughter. Inconceivable! [ Kinda Epic Productions]
Tue Aug 22 23:00
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Wed Aug 23 16:30
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Thu Aug 24 18:15
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Fri Aug 25 16:45
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Sat Aug 26 12:45
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Runtime: 90 minutes
Winner of the 1971 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award as Best American Play of the season, this powerful and moving study of a widow and her two teenage daughters has been hailed as one of the most significant and affecting plays of our time. [ Plain Jane Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 12:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sat Aug 26 16:30
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 60 minutes
Teatro's Fringe offering is, appropriately, a work which had its premiere at the Festival, back in 2002. A seemingly well-adjusted bachelor finds his life forever altered on a summer evening when an alluring stranger materializes in his backyard to ask the question 'Are you satisfied with what you know?'? [ Teatro La Quindicina]
Tue Aug 22 19:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Wed Aug 23 15:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Fri Aug 25 19:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Sat Aug 26 15:00
12: The Varscona Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
Travel back in time with the soundtrack of early show tunes and jazz in this unforgettable and Sentimental Cabaret Compilation. [ Showstoppers]
Tue Aug 22 21:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Wed Aug 23 16:15
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Thu Aug 24 16:30
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Fri Aug 25 18:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sat Aug 26 14:00
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Sun Aug 27 13:45
18: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Main Floor
Runtime: 75 minutes
Chat started by ARIADNE @ x:xx pm xxx BC GMT:'I shall construct a labyrinth in which I can lose myself, together with anyone who tries to find me.'Come enjoy this intriguing and mysterious new adaptation of Victor Pelevin's modern take on the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. [ Campfire Tales Productions]
Tue Aug 22 18:15
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Thu Aug 24 19:30
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Fri Aug 25 19:30
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sat Aug 26 18:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sun Aug 27 13:15
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Runtime: 60 minutes
Sparked by the death of his father and birth of his daughter, Comedian Bill Santiago goes in search of answers and laughs at the border of science and religion. 'No cosmic question is too challenging to escape the laser wit of Bill Santiago' - DCMETROARTS FOUR-AND-A-HALF-STARS.BEST OF 2016 CAPITAL FRINGE [ Bill Santiago]
Wed Aug 23 17:30
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Thu Aug 24 19:15
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Fri Aug 25 21:00
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Sat Aug 26 17:30
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Sun Aug 27 15:45
24: Roots on Whyte Community Building
Runtime: 75 minutes
A Jewish Hungarian wrecked the Nazi Atomic Bomb? The unbelievably true story of forgotten genius Leo Szilard.Peacemaker, physicist, Martian, refugee, celebrity.And very funny. Hated by Generals. First to think of The Atom Bomb. Too good to flush his own toilet. 'Terrific' *****, StarPhoenix. 'Superb' ****1/2, Edmonton Sun. [ big word performance]
Tue Aug 22 20:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Wed Aug 23 19:45
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Fri Aug 25 22:15
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sat Aug 26 17:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sun Aug 27 15:30
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Runtime: 60 minutes
**** Lovely & Entertaining -Vue Weekly Award winning artist Adam Bailey takes you to Paris in the time of great painters to witness one of the zaniest, most improbable journeys to success the world has to offer.'Inspiring, Heartbreaking, and Rejuvenating... A Great Story Well Told, Damnit!' - Shirley Gnome [ Still Your Friend]
Tue Aug 22 17:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Thu Aug 24 20:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Fri Aug 25 19:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Sat Aug 26 22:00
13: Old Strathcona Public Library
Runtime: 60 minutes
Stand Up Comedian Byron Bertram takes you on a personal and hilarious journey of mental heath awareness; tackling taboo subject matter of OCD, addiction, sexual insecurities, body image, race, and Prozac, 'A very funny North American' - Simon Cowell (Brit's Got Talent) ***** The Australian Times [ Byron Bertram]
Tue Aug 22 14:45
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Wed Aug 23 22:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sat Aug 26 18:00
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 75 minutes
UNBELIEVABLY CHARISMATIC'-CharleboisPost. From Creators of SOLDOUT shows 'Little Orange Man' (***** -VueWeekly) and 'Blindside' (***** -CBC.) Daughters of the Merkin Empire leave the house for the first time in a decade to present their Ultimate Piece of Art. Think Olsen Twins + Grey Gardens + The Muppets. 'EXPERT PHYSICAL COMEDY.'-CBC [ Ingrid Hansen]
Tue Aug 22 12:15
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Thu Aug 24 14:45
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Fri Aug 25 16:45
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Sat Aug 26 21:45
1: Westbury Theatre sponsored by ATB Financial
Runtime: 60 minutes
In a post-gender future, three queens of Earth-and-Mars woke up dead on Venus/Hell, a defunded government program ruled over by Witch-Queen Baba Yaga. Accompanied by Animatronic Diana Ross, the three must complete the Witch-Queen's ridiculous challenges in order to return to life. Also, chocolate. [ In Arms Theatre Collective]
Fri Aug 25 19:30
40: Evolution Wonderlounge
Sat Aug 26 19:30
40: Evolution Wonderlounge
Sun Aug 27 19:30
40: Evolution Wonderlounge
Runtime: 60 minutes
Experience all the joy of your favourite mixtape! Join the cast of Grindstone Theatre (and special guests) as they compete for the chance to perform a new improvised song based on your suggestions. Each song adds to an eclectic, electric, ever-growing Fringe mix that you can download and share! [ Grindstone Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 16:45
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Wed Aug 23 14:45
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Thu Aug 24 23:00
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Fri Aug 25 19:00
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Sat Aug 26 23:30
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Runtime: 60 minutes
RISK IT ALL. South African Erik de Waal animates a fusillade of characters and situations as the past is revealed and the future thrown into uncertainty. Two men; two eras; one future. A journey into the soul of a country and its people - ordinary people living in extraordinary times. [ ArtsDiva Productions]
Thu Aug 24 20:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Fri Aug 25 18:15
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 75 minutes
In the Northeast Office, Beverly deals effortlessly with ringing phones and her colleague's romantic troubles. But the appearance of a charming rep from the Central Office disrupts the friendly routine. Canadian playwright Adam Bock's 'poisoned Post-It note of a play.' --The New Yorker [ Desperate Theatre Productions]
Wed Aug 23 12:45
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Fri Aug 25 12:45
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Sat Aug 26 21:30
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Sun Aug 27 20:00
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Runtime: 90 minutes
Braidie is a teenage girl fascinated by the TV coverage of the events surrounding the Reena Virk tragedy. The accused; was she different from Braidie and her friends? Or could this tragedy happen in Braidies world. [ Haven Theatre Society]
Thu Aug 24 12:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Fri Aug 25 22:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sun Aug 27 20:00
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 85 minutes
Patty Swan is hosting a dinner party for all of her closest friends. When an unexpected guest arrives, the relatively normal get together quickly descends into a nightmarish evening full of madness and horror. This is a strange tale full of chaos, comedy and goo. [ Cubic Centipede Productions]
Tue Aug 22 23:59
4: Academy at King Edward
Fri Aug 25 16:30
4: Academy at King Edward
Sat Aug 26 12:00
4: Academy at King Edward
Runtime: 70 minutes
A man and a woman talk about the small things but it disguises a bigger story of brutality and unfaltering loyalty which emerges horrifically when the chip chop man comes to town. A fierce and devastating fable about enforced silence written by one of Ireland's most innovative writers, Enda Walsh. [ Blarney Productions]
Wed Aug 23 17:15
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 13:45
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 22:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 15:30
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 12:00
37: La Cite Francophone - Suzanne Thibaudeau Auditorium
Runtime: 65 minutes
Creators of ***** multi-media hits, 'COWBOY' and the 'McCrackin' trilogy, are bringing Superheroes to life! Mild mannered electrical engineer Maddy Martin, is desperate to prove herself when a freak accident grants her incredible super powers! Before long she must race against time to stop Dr. Crime from destroying the city! [ Accidental Humour Co.]
Thu Aug 24 22:00
22: Garneau Theatre
Sun Aug 27 12:00
22: Garneau Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
Emily watched her husband of 60 years fight a battle with dementia and its related complications. A few years after his passing, she too is diagnosed with dementia. As Emily struggles with difficult decisions about her future, she reflects on important moments from her past. [ Lucky Wench Productions]
Wed Aug 23 17:15
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 20:45
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 13:45
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 22:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 12:00
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Runtime: 70 minutes
Two old girlfriends re-connect after an alien invasion ravages Earth. One is a divorcee putting her life back together. The other is one of Earth's Most Powerful Heroes! Award-winning writer Chris Craddock returns to fringe playwrighting with his first new work in six years! 'Craddock is brilliant.' - Edmonton Journal [ Blarney Productions]
Tue Aug 22 21:15
28: The Playhouse
Wed Aug 23 18:30
28: The Playhouse
Fri Aug 25 16:15
28: The Playhouse
Sat Aug 26 16:15
28: The Playhouse
Sun Aug 27 14:00
28: The Playhouse
Runtime: 75 minutes
A story of terror and horror and death. A young governess journeys to an English manor to care for two recently orphaned children. She fears apparitions of the former deceased governess and valet are haunting the youngsters. She must act quickly to save her charges, before it is too late. [ AEQUILUX Productions]
Wed Aug 23 16:15
9: Telus Phone Museum
Fri Aug 25 19:15
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sat Aug 26 14:00
9: Telus Phone Museum
Runtime: 60 minutes
For Elena, Frankie, Miles, and Frank, waiting is an institution. But just because the people are standing still, it doesn't mean life has to. With the help of superheroes, dancing, gin, snacks, and fellow humans, waiting ceases to be an annoying chore, and instead becomes an opportunity for personal connection. [ Phobophobia]
Tue Aug 22 18:30
9: Telus Phone Museum
Thu Aug 24 15:45
9: Telus Phone Museum
Sun Aug 27 13:45
9: Telus Phone Museum
Runtime: 70 minutes
19-TIME 'BEST-OF-FEST' AWARD-WINNER returns with a wild and labyrinthine new play! Wilcox transports the audience to a remote Tasmanian island for a magical journey that will touch and inspire you long after the curtains close.***** 'Run to see her... A bolt of pure energy.' - Edmonton Journal***** 'A master of theatre.' Victoria Times [ Gemma Wilcox]
Tue Aug 22 22:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Wed Aug 23 20:45
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 12:00
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 17:15
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sun Aug 27 13:45
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
YOU'RE INVITED! Join us for a wedding you'll never forget. Tales of mythic nature, bold beginnings, and tasty secrets, will all unfold before your very eyes. Rapid Fire Theatre is proud to present The Wedding, a sketch comedy show that might just be best wedding you've ever attended. [ Goooonz]
Wed Aug 23 18:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Fri Aug 25 17:45
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sat Aug 26 20:30
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Sun Aug 27 16:00
15: Holy Trinity - The Cool Air Rentals Stage
Runtime: 60 minutes
A grieving Japanese man builds a phone booth in his garden to talk to his dead cousin. When all of Japan is overwhelmed with grief, people travel great distances to speak into his phone to connect with their own lost relatives. An exploration of life, loss and spirituality. [ Audacious Serendipity]
Wed Aug 23 14:30
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Thu Aug 24 17:15
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Sat Aug 26 20:00
7: Yardbird Suite sponsored by Chianti's
Runtime: 45 minutes
Edmonton Musical Theatre is celebrating Canada's 150 as a group of students are visiting the Canadian Music Museum for a field trip! Their tour guide will lead them on a wonderful, musical journey discovering the Canadian artists who proudly held to their Canadian roots while their talents transcended borders. [ Edmonton Musical Theatre]
Thu Aug 24 12:45
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Fri Aug 25 16:30
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Sun Aug 27 13:00
11: Nordic Studio Theatre (formerly PCL)
Runtime: 60 minutes
When sisters Timmy and Tommy find themselves trapped inside the haunted Barrington Hotel during a game of catch, they must rely on the help of the ghostly inhabitants to defeat the vengeful manager. Music, puppetry, and dark humour abound in this new play about death, and growing up. [ Pape & Taper Productions]
Tue Aug 22 22:00
5: King Edward School
Wed Aug 23 16:15
5: King Edward School
Fri Aug 25 19:00
5: King Edward School
Sun Aug 27 14:00
5: King Edward School
Runtime: 60 minutes
Falling in love is as familiar as falling out of love. A new theatrical creation set to original music, framed as a visual album. To Be Moved is an emotional and physical reflection on the cycle of love. A new creation from Blarney Productions. [ Blarney Productions]
Wed Aug 23 16:15
28: The Playhouse
Thu Aug 24 21:15
28: The Playhouse
Fri Aug 25 14:00
28: The Playhouse
Sat Aug 26 21:15
28: The Playhouse
Runtime: 60 minutes
The completely improvised church service for a religion made up on the spot. A brand new comedy from multiple Pick of the Fringe award winner Travis Bernhardt (Best Male Improviser, Vancouver International Improv Festival 2015). Come sing, laugh, and pray together! In [blank] we trust. [ Travis Bernhardt]
Tue Aug 22 22:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Wed Aug 23 20:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sat Aug 26 12:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 120 minutes
A sidesplitting send-up of greed, love, revolution (and musicals!), in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. Winner of three Tony Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards, Urinetown is a hilarious musical satire of capitalism, politics, and musical theatre. [ Grindstone Theatre]
Wed Aug 23 19:45
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Fri Aug 25 20:15
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Sat Aug 26 14:15
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Sun Aug 27 15:30
16: Holy Trinity - The Sanctuary Stage
Runtime: 75 minutes
Vern's Diary blends prose, poetry and images of Vern Turner, a Canadian prisoner of war held by the Luftwaffe, with original music and text to create a stirring and powerful cabaret. Vern's wit, despair and frustrations are achingly clear in his writing, and seem fresh and relevant today.Concert version. [ MAA & PAA Theatre]
Sat Aug 26 14:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
A divorced virgin bride of the 50's grabs you by the heart as she romps through the fearless and funny episodes of her midlife madness-bourbon, dating, clowning around-and finds a sexy, independent woman. Or am I a take charge bitch? she wonders. Sassy, sexy, and wickedly funny. **** (**** representsstars) [ Houston Robertson]
Tue Aug 22 16:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Wed Aug 23 22:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Thu Aug 24 12:15
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Sun Aug 27 14:00
10: Acacia Hall sponsored by Have Mercy
Runtime: 60 minutes
A high-action, quick-drawin', whiskey-drenched western comedy. 'Ridin' the ranges, searchin' for the man who killed her Pa, dime-novel legend WildKat MacReady learns that the Devil and a pistol may just be the only friends she'll ever have.'Winner of Best in Fest at the Atlantic Fringe.*****-CBC *****-Torontoist *****-The Coast [ Sex T-Rex]
Tue Aug 22 17:15
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Thu Aug 24 15:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Fri Aug 25 22:30
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Sat Aug 26 20:45
38: Campus Saint-Jean - Auditorium
Runtime: 60 minutes
A coming-of-age comedy of first times, second chances and third wheels. ***** Weaksauce is first-rate theatre. Fresh, funny and heart-poundingly alive. -NOW ****1/2 -Edmonton Journal Two-Time Canadian Comedy Award Winner - Best One-Person Show Official Hold-Over - 2013 Edmonton Fringe [ Sam Mullins]
Tue Aug 22 12:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Thu Aug 24 23:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sat Aug 26 19:00
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Sun Aug 27 16:15
3: Walterdale Theatre sponsored by Global Edm
Runtime: 75 minutes
1884. An Englishman, a Scotsman, and a Chineselabourer walk into the Rockies, forging a country with their bare hands! Who cares if they're surrounded by rabid squirrels!?! Inhospitable beavers!?! Ill-tempered badgers!?! THIS. IS. TOPOGRAPHICAL. SURVEEEEYYYY!!! An existential dark comedy about the birth of our nation. ... Among other things. [ Serious Theatre]
Tue Aug 22 22:00
22: Garneau Theatre
Wed Aug 23 22:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Thu Aug 24 15:45
22: Garneau Theatre
Fri Aug 25 21:45
22: Garneau Theatre
Sat Aug 26 23:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Runtime: 45 minutes
****1/2 Stars - Winnipeg Free Press, **** Stars - Edmonton Journal. Starring local improv standout Wayne Jones (Die-Nasty), Ken Hall ('People of Earth' TBS), Matt Folliott (Nickelodeon) & Kris Siddiqi (Second City), plus special guests, White Rhino Comedy is the funniest improv show at this year's festival. A must see! [ White Rhino Comedy]
Wed Aug 23 18:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Fri Aug 25 13:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sat Aug 26 12:00
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Sun Aug 27 19:45
2: Backstage Theatre sponsored by Big Rock
Runtime: 60 minutes
From the creators of last year's sold-out 'Shakespeare's Sirens: A Burlesque Revue' and the held over, award-winning 'Tudor Queens: A Burlesque,' Send in the Girls Burlesque returns with a burlesque revue extravaganza celebrating the local history and untold stories of Canadian feminists, heroines, and trail blazers. [ Send in the Girls Burlesque]
Wed Aug 23 20:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Fri Aug 25 17:45
22: Garneau Theatre
Sat Aug 26 16:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Sun Aug 27 16:30
22: Garneau Theatre
Runtime: 60 minutes
Jeeves returns! P.G.Wodehouse's unflappable valet saves upper class twit Bertram Wooster from certain catastrophe. When bachelor Bertie develops parenting urges, or Uncle Willoughby's scandalous memoirs disappear, the inimitable Jeeves deftly maintains the social order. Spiffing entertainment from***** Fringe veterans John D. Huston (SHYLOCK) and director Kenneth Brown (Anatolia Speaks). [ The Poor Man's Classics]
Tue Aug 22 18:30
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Thu Aug 24 16:30
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Fri Aug 25 22:15
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Sun Aug 27 17:30
14: Holy Trinity - The de Villars Jones LLP Stage
Runtime: 60 minutes
Sabrina Wenske and Cara McClendon partner in a takedown of Western economic imperialism, These two disturbing anti-clowns shapeshift into everything from sex slaves to gentrified city blocks, yoga moms to black holes- all with grotesque and ecstatic mockery. Hop on their demented rollercoaster of biting satire- youve earned it. [ Bouffonatrix]
Tue Aug 22 20:00
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Thu Aug 24 12:15
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Fri Aug 25 14:45
8: Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre (OSPAC)
Runtime: 45 minutes
A new musical with a Mad twist! If you think Andrew Lloyd Webber lyrics could use more vodka and that Popular from Wicked would be better with a lap dance in the middle, then help us rewrite the lyrics to all your favourite broadway hits! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll_______! [ Triple-Threat Theatre]
Thu Aug 24 20:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Fri Aug 25 20:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Sat Aug 26 20:30
34: The Varscona Hotel - John Walter Room
Runtime: 30 minutes
a new play that explores the ways in which we are effected by the war on women's reproductive rights. Taking place in the brief conversation between two girls waiting in a clinic. A slight glimpse into the world of being a woman in 2017. [ purple cat pottery]
Tue Aug 22 20:15
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Thu Aug 24 21:30
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Fri Aug 25 15:00
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Sat Aug 26 13:45
19: Sugar Swing Ballroom: Upstairs
Runtime: 60 minutes
yegDND combines fantasy storytelling, hilarious improv, giant 20-sided dice, and thrilling stage combat. Follow our adventurers on an epic campaign guided by our Dungeon Master, a team of supporting characters, and live musical accompaniment. Come to multiple performances and witness a serial campaign unfold over the course of the Fringe. [ Sorry, Not Sorry]
Tue Aug 22 19:30
33: Theatre 9910
Wed Aug 23 19:30
33: Theatre 9910
Thu Aug 24 19:30
33: Theatre 9910
Fri Aug 25 19:30
33: Theatre 9910
Sat Aug 26 19:30
33: Theatre 9910
Sun Aug 27 19:30
33: Theatre 9910
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