Hamilton Fringe Festival

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

Full 2019 Schedule

Venue: Mills Hardware, 95 King St E.

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A Woman of a Certain Age (R) 60 min 7:30pm 4pm 9:30pm 9pm 11pm 7:30pm 6:30pm
Bedwetter 60 min 10:30pm 6:30pm 12:30pm 9pm 7:30pm 2pm 8pm
Black Wool Jacket 60 min 6pm 8pm 2pm 9:30pm 7:30pm 9:30pm 3:30pm
Confessions of an Operatic Mute 60 min 9pm 3:30pm 6:30pm 9:30pm 4:30pm 9pm 4pm
Mercury Man: The Last Performance of Orson Welles 90 min 9pm 2pm 6pm 5:30pm 7:30pm 10:30pm 2pm
Slow Dancing with Mediocre Boys 55 min 7:30pm 12:30pm 8pm 6pm 6pm 5pm 12:30pm
THE EASTER BUNNY 60 min 6pm 9:30pm 8pm 7:30pm 6pm 12:30pm 9:30pm

Venue: Theatre Aquarius, 190 King William St.

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(Sex) Cult: A Musical (S)explosion 50 min 7pm 11pm 3:30pm 5pm 5:30pm 9pm 7:30pm
Fairytale Femdom 60 min 9:30pm 11pm 3:30pm 5:30pm 8pm 11:30am 4pm
Final Log 55 min 7pm 5pm 2pm 9pm 7pm 10pm 2pm
How to Confront a Rhinoceros 60 min 5:30pm 2pm 7:30pm 5:30pm 9pm 6:30pm 11:30am
Monster 75 min 9pm 6:30pm 5pm 6:30pm 9pm 10:30pm 2pm
Planet Texas 55 min 4pm 9:30pm 11:30am 7pm 10:30pm 6:30pm 5:30pm
Vurse 55 min 5:30pm 11:30am 9pm 9pm 7pm 5pm 9pm

Venue: Players Guild, 80 Queen St S

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A Time of Future Tales 60 min 10pm 7pm 12pm 9:30pm 8pm 2pm 7:30pm
Back Home 58 min 7pm 1pm 7:30pm 6:30pm 9:30pm 5pm 12pm
Bad Ideas 85 min 9:30pm 2:30pm 5:30pm 6pm 7pm 10:30pm 1:30pm
Bushtits, Shih Tzus & Private Dicks: All’s Fur in Love & Noir 60 min 6:30pm 8:30pm 1:30pm 9pm 5:30pm 3:30pm 9pm
Diamond in the Rough 55 min 8pm 4:30pm 9pm 9:30pm 11pm 7:30pm 6pm
One Last Toast to the Schafer Street Queen 55 min 5:30pm 10pm 7:30pm 8pm 9pm 4:30pm 9pm
We’ve Come From Away (Toronto): A Sketch Comedy 60 min 8:30pm 3pm 6pm 8pm 6pm 12:30pm 3:30pm

Venue: The Westdale, 1014 King St W.

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A Two Piece 55 min 6pm 8:30pm 1:30pm 9pm 5:30pm 12pm 9pm
Fuckboys the Musical 90 min 7:30pm 4pm 9pm 9:30pm 11pm 7pm 5:30pm
Infinite Sequels 60 min 10pm 7pm 12pm 9:30pm 8pm 1:30pm 7:30pm
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The Promised Land 90 min 9:30pm 2pm 5:30pm 7:30pm 6pm 7pm 9pm
We All Got Lost 60 min 7pm 12:30pm 7:30pm 6pm 9:30pm 4:30pm 12pm
You Want It What Way? A Boy Band Tale 60 min 8:30pm 3pm 6pm 8pm 4:30pm 11pm 3pm

Family Fringe

Venue: Theatre Aquarius, 190 King William St.

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Dungee the Dragon & The Just-Okay Juggler 50 min 11:30am 1:30pm 10am 1:30pm 11:30am 10am 10am
The Butler: A Superhero Detective Story 45 min 10am 11:30am 10am 1:30pm 11:30am 10am 10am
TiBert in Hamilton 45 min 10am 10am 11:30am 10am 1:30pm 11:30am 3:30pm

Bring Your Own Venue Showings

BYOV 1: Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St

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Bungalow 60 min 9pm 5pm 3pm 9pm 5pm 3pm
Charly’s Piano 60 min 9pm 7pm 9pm 7pm 9pm 7pm 9pm 7pm 9pm
Tiny Bill Cody Sees the Devil 60 min 7pm 5pm 7pm 5pm 7pm 9pm 7pm 5pm 7pm

BYOV 2: Staircase Cafe Theatre (Bright Room), 27 Dundurn St N

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Animal Show 55 min 6:05pm 10:10pm 7:15pm 7:40pm 8:55pm 7:05pm 7:10pm 8:50pm 3:40pm
Jimmy Hogg: Like A Virgin 60 min 9:10pm 6:55pm 8:45pm 4:20pm 7:25pm 8:30pm 8:55pm 8:55pm 8:40pm 10:15pm 5:05pm
The Greatest Minds 70 min 7:30pm 8:30pm 10:15pm 6pm 7:15pm 7:10pm 10:10pm 7:10pm 2pm

Staircase Cafe Theatre (Elaine Mae Theatre), 27 Dundurn St N

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David Brennan Exhumed 55 min 6pm 10:15pm 7:05pm 4:40pm 7:50pm 6pm 9pm 9:20pm 7:05pm 8:25pm 6:45pm
Me as Well as Also 60 min 7:25pm 8:45pm 8:30pm 3:10pm 7:25pm 7:20pm 6:05pm 10:20pm 6:55pm 5:15pm
Swipe Right For Love: A Musical Improv Show 75 min 8:55pm 7pm 10pm 6:05pm 6:05pm 8:55pm 7:35pm 8:35pm 9:50pm 3:30pm

Staircase Cafe Theatre (Main Space), 27 Dundurn St N

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Clit Wit! A Feminist Rude Awakening/Shoddy Feminist 60 min 8:25pm 10:20pm 7:30pm 7:40pm 8:40pm 9:20pm 6pm 7pm 8:40pm 6:40pm
Promise and Promiscuity: A New Musical by Jane Austen and Penny Ashton 70 min 8:50pm 6:45pm 7pm 4:45pm 6pm 7pm 7:40pm 9:15pm 10:15pm 7pm 3:15pm
Squeeze My Cans 73 min 7:05pm 9:55pm 8:40pm 3pm 9:05pm 5:55pm 7:30pm 8:30pm 10:10pm 4:55pm

BYOV 3: The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave N.

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Come to the Edge! 90 min 12pm 12pm
La Nuit du Vagabond 60 min 9pm 9pm 3:30pm 3:30pm
Leila Live! 60 min 7:30pm 7:30pm 2pm
& 7pm
2pm
& 7pm
Lost Lake 90 min 5:30pm 5:30pm 5pm
& 8:30pm
5pm

Site Specific Showings

Site Specific #1: St Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 70 James St S.

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Knitting Pilgrim 90 min 7:30pm 9pm 7:30pm 9pm 7:30pm 9pm 7:30pm 9pm 7:30pm

Site Specific #2: Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts, 126 James St S.

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HCA Teen Creation Collective: Connections 50 min 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 7pm 3pm
& 7pm

Site Specific #3: Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology, 900 Woodward Ave

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Babel-o-drome 75 min 9pm 9pm 9pm

Site Specific #4: New Vision United Church, 24 Main St W

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Journey to the East 90 min 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm

Mini-Series

Tourism Hamilton Visitor Centre, 28 James St N

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“Equity Rules” 17 min 9pm 7pm 8pm 3pm 6pm 2pm 8pm
Diamonds on Plastic 14 min 8pm 3pm 6pm 9pm 7pm 7pm 1pm
Hamilton for Beginners 20 min 6pm 5pm 2pm 7pm 8pm 9pm 2pm
My Breast Self 15 min 7pm 6pm 1pm 8pm 9pm 8pm 3pm
The Bottom of the Cup 20 min 9pm 7pm 2pm 7pm 6pm 3pm 6pm
Under Where? 15 min 8pm 9pm 1pm 8pm 5pm 1pm 7pm