Hamilton Fringe Festival

An 11-day unjuried theatre festival that happens every summer in downtown Hamilton

For Audiences

Shows are listed alphabetically. Click the title for more info.

… like nobody’s watching

Friday 20 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 2pm
Sunday 22 July @ 8pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 9pm
Friday 27 July @ 11pm
Saturday 28 July @ 4pm
Sunday 29 July @ 8pm

55 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Director: Sandi Coughlin
Cast: Jake Simonds

25

Friday 20 July @ 11pm
Saturday 21 July @ 7pm
Sunday 22 July @ 3pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 6:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 6pm
Saturday 28 July @ 9pm
Sunday 29 July @ 4pm

45 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Created by: Elliot Delage
Music: Datura, Ulysses Wells
Cast: Anastasia Wells, Elliot Delage

A Shoddy Magician in a Parking Lot

Thursday, July 19 @ 7:05pm
Friday, July 20 @ 7:15pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 6pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 4:30pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 7:15pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 7:05pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7:15pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 6pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 6:05pm

45 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Steve Boleantu

Awkward Stories for Adults

Friday, July 20 @ 8:35pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 10:10pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 3:05pm
Monday, July 23 @ 7:35pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 6:15pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 7:05pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 9:05pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7:05pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 8:35pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 2pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Co Creators: Tor Lukasik Foss and Lisa Pijuan-Nomura

BikeFace

Friday 20 July @ 6pm
Saturday 21 July @ 9:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 3:30pm
Monday 23 July @ 6pm
Thursday 26 July @ 9pm
Saturday 28 July @ 6:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 2pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright: Natalie Frijia
Director: Mandy Roveda
Cast: Clare Blackwood

Buried in Comfort

Friday, July 20 @ 8:30pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 1:30 & 6:30pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 6:30pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 2:30 & 8:30pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 2:30pm

20 minutes

$8 for Adults, $5 for children under 12 (Backer Button Required)

Written by: Tracy Rankin
Directed by: Ali Adatia

Burying Clementine

Friday 20 July @ 8:15pm
Saturday 21 July @ 3:15 & 9:15
Sunday 22 July @ 3:15pm
Friday 27 July @ 7:15pm
Saturday 28 July @ 8:15pm
Sunday 29 July @ 2:15 & 8:15pm

20 minutes

$8 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Playwright & Director: Allison Warwick
Cast: Kiran Matharu, Kédie McIntyre, Emily Bilbao

Ephemeral Home

35 minutes

$10 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Writer/Creator & Performer: Lily Sutherland
Stage Manager & Performer: Rebekka Gondosch

Final Broadcast

Thursday, July 19 @ 7pm
Friday, July 20 @ 9pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 7pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 4:30pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 9pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 7pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 9pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 9pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 2pm

50 minutes

Tickets: $10 for adults (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright/Director: Robert K. Brown
Stage Manager: Vanessa Rundle-Fotheringham
Sound Design/Original Score: Zach Parsons
Cast: Robert K. Brown - John; Theresa Noon-Hunter-Tracey; Hayden Ling-Akio; Mykola Paskaruk – Ishmael; Claudia Spadafora – Alys

G-Star Live’s Notes from IKEA Burlington

Friday 20 July @ 7:15pm
Saturday 21 July @ 8:15pm
Sunday 22 July @ 2:15 & 8:15pm
Friday 27 July @ 9:15pm
Saturday 28 July @ 2:15 & 7:15pm
Sunday 29 July @ 7:15pm

20 minutes

Tickets: $8 for Adults, $5 for Kids 12 and Under (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright & Director: Bryan Boodhoo
Cast: Rikki Wright

Grade 8

Friday 20 July @ 4:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 12:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 9:30pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 7:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 8pm
Friday 27 July @ 6pm
Saturday 28 July @ 2:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 for Adults, $5 for children under 12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Lara MacMillan
Playwright: Lara MacMillan
Soundtrack: Earl Filsinger

HEATWAVE

Friday 20 July @ 8pm
Saturday 21 July @ 6pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 6pm
Thursday 26 July @ 7:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 1pm
Sunday 29 July @ 12:30pm

45 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Emily Schooley, Leigh Patterson, Jessica Pellicciotta, & Erika Reesor
Playwright & Director: Erika Reesor
Producers: Abby Weisbrot & Arielle Zamora

HOUSE

Thursday 19 July @ 6:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 8:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 1:30pm
Monday 23 July @ 9pm
Thursday 26 July @ 5:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 12:30pm

60 minutes

$12 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Playwright: Daniel MacIvor
Director: Kenneth Brown
Stage Manager Emeritus: Susan Paterson
Cast: Jon Paterson

I Sound Like Mom

Thursday 19 July @ 8pm
Saturday 21 July @ 4:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 9pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 9:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 11pm
Saturday 28 July @ 7:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 6pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Director: Paige Miller
Playwright: Meghan Brown
Cast: Meghan Brown

Love, Loss and What I Wore

Thursday 19-Jul 9:30pm
Saturday 21-Jul 2:30pm
Sunday 22-Jul 5:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 6pm
Thursday 26 July @ 7pm
Saturday 28 July @ 10:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 1:30pm

90 minutes

$12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Abbey Thiessen, Jane Neumier, Angeline Stankewich, Robyn Sanderson, Gabrielle Dufresne, Erin Johansen
Playwright: Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron
Producer: Landon Walliser
Designer: Carson Walliser

PigFace

Thursday 19 July @ 6pm
Saturday 21 July @ 8:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 2pm
Monday 23 July @ 9:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 9pm
Saturday 28 July @ 12pm
Sunday 29 July @ 9pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 for Adults, $5 for Children under 12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright/Director: Paul Merrifield
Cast: John Palmer, Brent Haugh, Greg Penny

SCAREDY CAT

Thursday, July 19 @ 7:30pm
Friday, July 20 @ 7pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 8:40pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 4:35pm
Monday, July 23 @ 9:05pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 9:20pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 6:05pm
Friday, July 27 @ 10:10pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 7:05pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 3:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Carlyn Rhamey

Sheer Criminal Genius(TM) – A Cartoon

Thursday 19 July @ 7:30pm
Friday 20 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 4:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 1:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 7:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 11pm
Saturday 28 July @ 7:30pm

50 minutes

Tickets: $10 for Adults, $5 for Children under 12. (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright/Director: Gregory Cruikshank
Stage Manager: David Rundle
Cast: Phil Krusto, Concetta Roche, Kyle Billie

Tea Time with Cinzia and Lydia!

Friday 20 July @ 5:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 10pm
Sunday 22 July @ 7:30pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 8pm
Thursday 26 July @ 9pm
Friday 27 July @ 6pm
Saturday 28 July @ 3:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Written, Directed, and Performed by: Cinzia Di Franco, Lydia Greenly

The Decision

Thursday, July 19 @ 7pm
Friday, July 20 @ 7pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 9pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 6pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 7pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 5pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 7pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 4pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 for Adults, $5 for Children under 12. (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Jason Thompson & Jordan Campbell
Playwright: David Laing Dawson
Director: Ronald Weihs
Designer/stage/Producer: Judith Sandiford/Marlaise Dawson

Through the Woods

Friday 20 July @ 5:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 10pm
Sunday 22 July @ 8pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 7:30pm
Thursday 26 July @ 9:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 4:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 3pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 for Adults, $5 for Kids under 12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Jesse Horvath, Jared Lenover, Jo Skilton
Playwright: Steve Hartwell
Director/Producer: Kelly Wolf

Under The Apple Tree

Friday 20 July @ 8pm
Saturday 21 July @ 10pm
Sunday 22 July @ 7:30pm
Monday 23 July @ 9:30pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 8pm
Friday 27 July @ 4:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 6:30pm

59 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Directed and Written by: Brian Morton
Songs composed by: Darl MacBoyle & Walter L. Rosemont
Stage Managed by: Valerie Van Landschoot
Cast: Susan Robinson, Chris Cracknell, Michelle LaHaise, Claire Shingleton-Smith, Erynn Garland, Brian Morton, Larry Smith

Weird

Thursday 19 July @ 6:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 11pm
Sunday 22 July @ 2pm
Monday 23 July @ 9:30pm
Thursday 26 July @ 6pm
Friday 27 July @ 7:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 9:30pm

50 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright/Director: Phillip Psutka
Choreography: Lindsay Bellaire & Emily Hughes
Fight Director: Phillip Psutka
Cast: Lindsay Bellaire, Emily Hughes, Sheelagh Daly

Whose Opera Is It Anyway?

Friday 20 July @ 9pm
Sunday 22 July @ 3pm
Monday 23 July @ 6pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 8pm
Friday 27 July @ 4:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 9pm
Sunday 29 July @ 3:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Amanda Cogan, Gregory Finney, Natasha Fransblow, Gillian Grossman, Rachel Krehm, Erin Stone and Michael York
Creator and Director: Alaina Viau
Producer: Craig Logue

Why Am I Single?

Friday 20 July @ 10:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 7pm
Sunday 22 July @ 12pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 9:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 8pm
Saturday 28 July @ 2pm
Sunday 29 July @ 7:30pm

50 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Magdalena BB
Playwright: Magdalena BB
Dramaturg: Anne Marie Scheffler