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Outside the Fringes

Buskers’ ball takes performance outside – for what it’s worth Flaming hockey sticks, trapeze, hip hop hilarity, juggling, magic, heckling performers and audience participation – welcome to the “mos...
 
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Getting intimate at the Fringe

Yes, there’s a special energy at the Edmonton Fringe. It grows out of people relating to one another in creative, new, vulnerable, fun ways – sometimes, in the most intimate ways. Telling stories is how we relate to...

 
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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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Backstage at the Fringe

Ten minutes to show time, one of Michael Johnson’s cast came to him in a panic asking where a key prop was. Without it the show would be sunk. Fortunately, the young stage manager keeps detailed notes, and was able to locate th...
 
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Community of the Fringe

There’s more to the Fringe than meets the eye, as many an unwitting visitor has discovered. “One of the best things we’ve heard is, ‘there’s theatre at this beer tent festival?’” jokes Jill Roszel, executive director for the Fr...

 
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Free for all

How do you decide which play to see at the Fringe? Word of mouth? Ratings and reviews? (At least partially the latter, we hope.) Stylish posters? Titillating titles? That handsome guy who gave you the handbill? With over 200 pl...
 
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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...