Hamilton Fringe Festival

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

The Work in Progress: Part 1

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016

Written by: Ryan M. Sero “You have to come and see my show,” is the mating cry of the artist. You can hear this yelled on street corners during every Art Crawl and every line-up at the Fringe Festival. This is the basic element of the indie theatre beat, artists who need you, the audience, to stay still for an hour (or more or less) and take in the thing they have made. The most...

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Beating the post-Fringe Blues

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015

Written by Annalee Flint With another Hamilton Fringe Festival recently finished, many members of the theatre community have the “Post-Fringe Blues”. Something about working so hard on something and spending so much time with like-minded people make it a bit of a let down once it is all over. Yet we also think about how lucky we are to have such an event in this city. A place where a...

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Full of Laughs: The Fringe Talk Show!

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015

Larry Smith is the host of the nightly Fringe Talk Show at the Fringe Club (aka the Baltimore House) This will be his SIXTH year hosting! He tells us a little about the show and what it means to him.   I am so looking forward to my 6th year hosting the “FRINGE TALK SHOW”. Not only is it a great time, full of laughs and entertainment but it’s an entertaining and informative...

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The Top 5 Trends at the HamOnt Fringe

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015

Article contributed by: Stephen Near Stephen is a writer and performer in Finding Mr. Right, which plays at the festival starting on Friday July 17 The Hamilton Fringe hasn’t started yet but in just over a week we’ll be up and running. The Festival has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years and that means more shows and more artists are flooding the festival schedule with a wide...

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Fringe for the Whole Family!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015

School is out for the summer, and if you’re looking for all-ages fun at the Hamilton Fringe, look no further! Geared towards entertaining children and adults alike, Family Fringe has two amazing shows and FREE activities every Saturday during the Festival.   We spoke to Studio Babette Puppet Theatre member Kerry Panavas from Where are you Cinderella?, as well as Toronto-based dance...

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