Hamilton Fringe Festival

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

Shows are listed alphabetically. Click the title for more info.

A Shoddy Magician in a Parking Lot

Thursday, July 19 @ 7:05pm
Friday, July 20 @ 7:15pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 6pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 4:30pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 7:15pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 7:05pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7:15pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 6pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 6:05pm

45 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Steve Boleantu

AMAZE: A Comedy Magic Show

Thursday 19 July @ 6pm
Saturday 21 July @ 1pm
Sunday 22 July @ 9pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 9:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 8pm
Saturday 28 July @ 12:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 9:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Director: David A. Eliot
Cast: David A. Eliot

BikeFace

Friday 20 July @ 6pm
Saturday 21 July @ 9:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 3:30pm
Monday 23 July @ 6pm
Thursday 26 July @ 9pm
Saturday 28 July @ 6:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 2pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright: Natalie Frijia
Director: Mandy Roveda
Cast: Clare Blackwood

Blockhead

Friday 20 July @ 7:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 2:30 & 8:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 2:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 6:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 7:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 1:30 & 7:30pm

12 minutes

Tickets: $8 for Adults, $5 for Kids 12 and Under (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Zac Williams

Dating Myself

Friday 20 July @ 10:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 7pm
Sunday 22 July @ 12:30pm
Thursday 26 July @ 6pm
Friday 27 July @ 8pm
Saturday 28 July @ 1:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 7:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright: Rob Corbett
Director: Jacqui Burke
Producer/Stage Manager: MK Piatkowski
Cast: Rob Corbett

G-Star Live’s Notes from IKEA Burlington

Friday 20 July @ 7:15pm
Saturday 21 July @ 8:15pm
Sunday 22 July @ 2:15 & 8:15pm
Friday 27 July @ 9:15pm
Saturday 28 July @ 2:15 & 7:15pm
Sunday 29 July @ 7:15pm

20 minutes

Tickets: $8 for Adults, $5 for Kids 12 and Under (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright & Director: Bryan Boodhoo
Cast: Rikki Wright

HOUSE

Thursday 19 July @ 6:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 8:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 1:30pm
Monday 23 July @ 9pm
Thursday 26 July @ 5:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 12:30pm

60 minutes

$12 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Playwright: Daniel MacIvor
Director: Kenneth Brown
Stage Manager Emeritus: Susan Paterson
Cast: Jon Paterson

How I Became Canadian

Thursday 19 July @ 8pm
Friday 20 July @ 11pm
Saturday 21 July @ 3:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 12:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 8pm
Sunday 29 July @ 3:30pm

55 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Iris Gardet-Hadengue
Playwright: Iris Gardet-Hadengue
Director: Anne Marie Scheffler

I Sound Like Mom

Thursday 19 July @ 8pm
Saturday 21 July @ 4:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 9pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 9:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 11pm
Saturday 28 July @ 7:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 6pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Director: Paige Miller
Playwright: Meghan Brown
Cast: Meghan Brown

Love, Loss and What I Wore

Thursday 19-Jul 9:30pm
Saturday 21-Jul 2:30pm
Sunday 22-Jul 5:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 6pm
Thursday 26 July @ 7pm
Saturday 28 July @ 10:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 1:30pm

90 minutes

$12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Abbey Thiessen, Jane Neumier, Angeline Stankewich, Robyn Sanderson, Gabrielle Dufresne, Erin Johansen
Playwright: Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron
Producer: Landon Walliser
Designer: Carson Walliser

Mable and Able

Thursday 19 July @ 7:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 4:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 9:30pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 9pm
Friday 27 July @ 11pm
Saturday 28 July @ 7pm
Sunday 29 July @ 6pm

60 minutes

$10 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Cast: Martin Buote, Michelle Spring, Brian Toogood. Asher Ettinger on keyboard.
Book and lyrics by Labe Kagan.
Music by Asher Ettinger and Labe Kagan.
Producer Director: Jacqui Burke
Musical Director: Asher Ettinger

PigFace

Thursday 19 July @ 6pm
Saturday 21 July @ 8:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 2pm
Monday 23 July @ 9:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 9pm
Saturday 28 July @ 12pm
Sunday 29 July @ 9pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 for Adults, $5 for Children under 12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright/Director: Paul Merrifield
Cast: John Palmer, Brent Haugh, Greg Penny

Princess Penelope’s End-of-the-World, Magical Musical Super Happy Fun Time Show!

Thursday, July 19 @ 8:40pm
Friday, July 20 @ 7:10pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 8:45pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 4:50pm
Monday, July 23 @ 7:45pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 7:20pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 9:10pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 6:15pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7:10pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 10:15pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 6:25pm

45 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Written by: Vicktoria Adam, Luke Brown
Directed by: Luke Brown
Designed by: Mark Carreiro
Cast: Vicktoria Adam, Ryan Sim

Romeo & Juliet: An Escapist Comedy

Thursday, July 19 @ 5pm
Friday, July 20 @ 9pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 5pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 4pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 5pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 9pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 5pm
Friday, July 27 @ 9pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 8pm

60 minutes

$10 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Cast: Tyler Brent, Natalia Bushnik, Kristian Reimer, Ryan M. Sero, Liz Kalles, Laura Welch
Written by Ryan M. Sero
Directed by Tyler Brent

SCAREDY CAT

Thursday, July 19 @ 7:30pm
Friday, July 20 @ 7pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 8:40pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 4:35pm
Monday, July 23 @ 9:05pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 9:20pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 6:05pm
Friday, July 27 @ 10:10pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 7:05pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 3:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Carlyn Rhamey

Stupefied II

Thursday, July 19 @ 7:10pm
Friday, July 20 @ 7:05pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 8:30pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 4:40pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 7:50pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 6:05pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 7:55pm
Friday, July 27 @ 10:05pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 10:10pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 3:10pm

55 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Paul Hutcheson

Tea Time with Cinzia and Lydia!

Friday 20 July @ 5:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 10pm
Sunday 22 July @ 7:30pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 8pm
Thursday 26 July @ 9pm
Friday 27 July @ 6pm
Saturday 28 July @ 3:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Written, Directed, and Performed by: Cinzia Di Franco, Lydia Greenly

The ABCs of Love with Adult Baby Cupid

Thursday, July 19 @ 9pm
Friday, July 20 @ 6:30pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 9pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 2pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 6:30pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 9pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 6:30pm
Friday, July 27 @ 9pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 6:30pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 4:30pm

80 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Adam Bailey as Adult Baby Cupid and Kristen Mueller-Heaslip as Herself
Created and Performed by the Cast

THE COCKWHISPERER – A LOVE STORY

Friday 20-Jul 8:30pm
Saturday 21-Jul 9:55pm
Sunday 22-Jul 7:30pm
Monday 23-Jul 7:20pm
Tuesday 24-Jul 9:15pm
Wednesday, 25 July @ 8:55pm
Thursday, 26 July @ 6:10pm
Friday, 27 Jul7 @ 7pm
Saturday, 28 July @ 8:30pm
Sunday, 29 July @ 6:10pm

70 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright: Colette Kendall
Stage Manager: Keith Toms

The Emergency Monologues

Thursday, July 19 @ 8:35pm
Friday, July 20 @ 10:10pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 7:05pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 6:05pm
Monday, July 23 @ 9pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 6:20pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 7:30pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 9:20pm
Friday, July 27 @ 8:40pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 7:10pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 4:45pm

50 minutes

$12 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Playwright: Morgan Jones Phillips
Cast: Morgan Jones Phillip2

The Zingo Factor

Friday 20 July @ 8pm
Saturday 21 July @ 3 & 9pm
Sunday 22 July @ 3pm
Friday 27 July @ 7pm
Saturday 28 July @ 8pm
Sunday 29 July @ 2 & 8pm

15 minutes

Tickets: $8 for Adults, $5 for Children under 12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Written and performed by Peter Gruner

Waaaay Off Broadway: A Musical Improv Show!

Friday, 20 July @ 9:50pm
Saturday, 21 July @ 7pm
Sunday, 22 July @ 3pm
Monday, 23 July @ 6pm
Tuesday, 24 July @ 8:35pm
Wednesday, 25 July @ 7:25pm
Thursday, 26 July @ 8:55pm
Friday, 27 July @ 9:55pm
Saturday, 28 July @ 8:25pm
Sunday, 29 July @ 4:40pm

75 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Troupe: The Understudies
Musicians: Steve McRae, Aaron Bruinsma
Stage Manager: Rose Usenica
Cast: Mart Alas, Adriana Alfano, Kristi Boulton, Andrew Hopps

Whose Opera Is It Anyway?

Friday 20 July @ 9pm
Sunday 22 July @ 3pm
Monday 23 July @ 6pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 8pm
Friday 27 July @ 4:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 9pm
Sunday 29 July @ 3:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Amanda Cogan, Gregory Finney, Natasha Fransblow, Gillian Grossman, Rachel Krehm, Erin Stone and Michael York
Creator and Director: Alaina Viau
Producer: Craig Logue

Why Am I Single?

Friday 20 July @ 10:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 7pm
Sunday 22 July @ 12pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 9:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 8pm
Saturday 28 July @ 2pm
Sunday 29 July @ 7:30pm

50 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Magdalena BB
Playwright: Magdalena BB
Dramaturg: Anne Marie Scheffler