Hamilton Fringe Festival

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


Thank you for your interest in the Hamilton Fringe!

Please check back here for our latest press releases and media alerts.


Fringe Press Releases:

Hamilton Fringe Announces Interim Executive Director

2016 Hamilton Fringe Most Successful in its History

Hamilton Fringe Celebrates 13 with a Party Downtown

Hamilton Fringe ‘Steels’ the Scene at Kick-Off Party

Fringe Shows its Love for Summer and Winter

Fringe Announces First 24-Hour Playwriting Fundraiser

Fringe Hires Interim Festival Director

Frost Bites: Tickets on Sale

Frost Bites: Artistic Lineup


Fringe in the news:

CHCH Morning Live:  The Hamilton Fringe Is About to Get Into Full Swing

View Magazine: Hamilton Fringe: Complete Festival Previews

Hamilton Spectator: Director is Enjoying Life on the Fringe

CHCH Morning Live:  The Hamilton Fringe Kicks Off Next Week

Hamilton Spectator: Feeling at Home on the Hamilton Fringe

Hamilton Spectator: Playwright David B. Fraser has a wealth of stage experience

CMFU radio: Speaking with the Festival Director, Johnny Salib of Oasis Love & Erica Hill of Unoriginal Sin

Hamilton Today: Frost Bites Kicks Off Thursday

Hamilton Community Foundation article: on Education Program

CFMU radio: What is the Hamilton Fringe Festival?



August 2016: ALERT Deadline Approaching! New Play Contest Details!

August 2016:  Record Breaking Year for the 13th Hamilton Fringe!

July 2016: LAST weekend to catch AMAZING Hamilton Fringe shows!

July 2016: The Hamilton Fringe Kicks Off this Week!

July 2016: Nine Days Until We Open!

June 2016: Hamilton Fringe is Two Weeks Away!

June 2016: What Advice Would You Give?

June 2016: Tickets on Sale Now PLUS more news from the Hamilton Fringe!

May 2016: Spring into FRINGE!

April 2016: Spring into FRINGE!

March 2016: Spring into FRINGE!

February 2016: Frost Bites Opens Thursday!

January 2016: Get Your Tickets NOW!

December 2015: Join Us!

November 2015: Deadlines Approach

October 2015-2: Announcing: Frost Bites

October 2015-1: Fall for Fringe

August 2015: Frost Bites and Fringe Wrap Up!

July 2015-3: Final 5 Days of Fringe

July 2015-2: First Weekend of Fringe

July 2015-1: Let the Games Begin!



Fringe Show REVIEWS:

Fringe Review

Raise the Hammer