Hamilton Fringe Festival

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

Promise and Promiscuity: A New Musical by Jane Austen and Penny Ashton

Penash Productions (Auckland, NZ)

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Running Time: 70 minutes

Join Miss Elspeth as she battles literary snobbery, cousin Horatio’s digestions and her mother’s nerves, armed only with a blushing countenance, excellent ukulele skills & being quite bright, you know… for a girl. Kiwi Penny Ashton tackles all of Austen’s characters with song, dance & appalling cross-stitching.
Winner Best Theatre, Adelaide Fringe. Best Solo, Victoria Fringe.
5 Stars CBC, Three Weeks Edinburgh, Rip it Up Adelaide,
4.5 Stars Edmonton Journal, Winnipeg Free Press

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 @ 8:50 PM
19 Jul Fri @ 6:45 PM
20 Jul Sat @ 7:00 PM
21 Jul Sun @ 4:45 PM
22 Jul Mon @ 6:00 PM
23 Jul Tue @ 7:00 PM
24 Jul Wed @ 7:40 PM
25 Jul Thu @ 9:15 PM
26 Jul Fri @ 10:15 PM
27 Jul Sat @ 7:00 PM
28 Jul Sun @ 3:15 PM

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)