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Friends with Fringe Benefits

Theatre is an industry that worships its stars – from the star-rating system to the leading men and women who grace the stage. But the “popularity contest” of stardom is complex, as Paul Blinov explored in the...

Grand prize “STARR” giveaway

The stars are out at the Edmonton Fringe, and we have a fitting prize to celebrate another great Fringe season: a grand prize giveaway full of Starr(s)! Specifically, one RINGO STARR. One lucky winner will take away: 2 tickets ...

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Supercala-FRINGE-a-size your Fringe adventure

It was a trick of the light. Christina and Wajdi were hanging out in the Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival beer gardens Thursday, August 13, as the twilight petered into night. The couple, from Grande Prairie and Paris, respecti...
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Opening night at the 34th annual Fringe

The Performer’s Parade is like the trailer to the Fringe: a quick glimpse of plays of all varieties in rapid succession. Here’s a selection of the night’s best moments.

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Saying “Yes” to the Fringe: an improv primer with Kevin Gillese

If you’ve never tried it before, watching talented actors improvise can seem impossibly complex and challenging. Yet, if you ask most actors how to improv, they will tell you all you need to do is say, “Yes.” Kevin Gillese isn’...
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The Answers to Fringe Questions (or, Definitely Not A Q&A)

A lot can be learned from starting a few conversations and keeping your ears tuned around the Fringe, for instance: Never say no to free tickets. Edinburgh’s Fringe doesn’t compare to Edmonton’s. Should the do...

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Better selfies through Fringing

Back in the media room in the ATB Financial Arts Barns at the Fringe, a small conference table littered with laptops and granola bar wrappers, the clacking of computer keys and theatre-reviewer adrenaline filling the room, Coli...