Hamilton Fringe Festival

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

Mercury Man : The Last Performance of Orson Welles

Dramatic Hat Productions (Thornhill, ON)

Cast: Cora Matheson, Rod McTaggart, Joel Pettigrew, Adrian Gorrissen
Production Manager Christina Hoxson
Assistant Director/Stage Manager: Shan Fernando

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Running Time: 90 minutes

While recording the voice of a cartoon, robot, planet, Orson Welles meets his ‘Biggest Fan,’ reflects on his early career in film, radio and theatre, and everything you have to sacrifice in order to do what you’re made for. “A smart, fun show with a nostalgic kick,” – 4.5/5 Stars, Winnipeg Press

WARNING: Strong Language

PLEASE NOTE: Online ticket sales go offline 2 hours before the performance time. We always hold 50% of the tickets at the door, with the exception of Family Fringe shows. Tickets available at the door starting at 1 hour before show time. A Fringe Backer Button is required to see all shows. This is a one-time purchase.

Show Times:

18 Jul Thu @ 9:00 PM
20 Jul Sat @ 2:00 PM
21 Jul Sun @ 6:00 PM
24 Jul Wed @ 5:30 PM
25 Jul Thu @ 7:30 PM
27 Jul Sat @ 10:30 PM
28 Jul Sun @ 2:00 PM

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button required)