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.

… like nobody’s watching

Friday 20 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 2pm
Sunday 22 July @ 8pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 9pm
Friday 27 July @ 11pm
Saturday 28 July @ 4pm
Sunday 29 July @ 8pm

55 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Director: Sandi Coughlin
Cast: Jake Simonds

25

Friday 20 July @ 11pm
Saturday 21 July @ 7pm
Sunday 22 July @ 3pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 6:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 6pm
Saturday 28 July @ 9pm
Sunday 29 July @ 4pm

45 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Created by: Elliot Delage
Music: Datura, Ulysses Wells
Cast: Anastasia Wells, Elliot Delage

Awkward Stories for Adults

Friday, July 20 @ 8:35pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 10:10pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 3:05pm
Monday, July 23 @ 7:35pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 6:15pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 7:05pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 9:05pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7:05pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 8:35pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 2pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Co Creators: Tor Lukasik Foss and Lisa Pijuan-Nomura

B!TCH ISLAND- THE MUSICAL

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

90 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Directors: Lezlie Wade and Ray Hogg
Cast: Dave Comeau, Benjamin Doncom, Devin France, Thomas Putman, Jordan Shore, Greg Solomon, Benjamin Todd, A’mar Wharton-Matthew, Joseph Zita
Book: Matthew MacFadzean
Music and Lyrics: Bruce Dow
Costume Design: Mikayla Stranges
Production Manager & Stage Manager: Jen Cooper

Buried in Comfort

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

20 minutes

$8 for Adults, $5 for children under 12 (Backer Button Required)

Written by: Tracy Rankin
Directed by: Ali Adatia

Burying Clementine

Friday 20 July @ 8:15pm
Saturday 21 July @ 3:15 & 9:15
Sunday 22 July @ 3:15pm
Friday 27 July @ 7:15pm
Saturday 28 July @ 8:15pm
Sunday 29 July @ 2:15 & 8:15pm

20 minutes

$8 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Playwright & Director: Allison Warwick
Cast: Kiran Matharu, Kédie McIntyre, Emily Bilbao

Eli the Musical Guy & Pearl the Shakespearean Girl

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

75 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Patti Cannon, Sean Emberley, Annalee Flint, and Carlos Jimenez
Playwright: Kevin Somers
Composer and Keyboardist: Rebekah Jackson
Director: Tyler Brent

Ephemeral Home

35 minutes

$10 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Writer/Creator & Performer: Lily Sutherland
Stage Manager & Performer: Rebekka Gondosch

Final Broadcast

Thursday, July 19 @ 7pm
Friday, July 20 @ 9pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 7pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 4:30pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 9pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 7pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 9pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 9pm
Sunday, July 29 @ 2pm

50 minutes

Tickets: $10 for adults (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright/Director: Robert K. Brown
Stage Manager: Vanessa Rundle-Fotheringham
Sound Design/Original Score: Zach Parsons
Cast: Robert K. Brown - John; Theresa Noon-Hunter-Tracey; Hayden Ling-Akio; Mykola Paskaruk – Ishmael; Claudia Spadafora – Alys

Grade 8

Friday 20 July @ 4:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 12:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 9:30pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 7:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 8pm
Friday 27 July @ 6pm
Saturday 28 July @ 2:30pm

60 minutes

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

Cast: Lara MacMillan
Playwright: Lara MacMillan
Soundtrack: Earl Filsinger

HEATWAVE

Friday 20 July @ 8pm
Saturday 21 July @ 6pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 6pm
Thursday 26 July @ 7:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 1pm
Sunday 29 July @ 12:30pm

45 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Emily Schooley, Leigh Patterson, Jessica Pellicciotta, & Erika Reesor
Playwright & Director: Erika Reesor
Producers: Abby Weisbrot & Arielle Zamora

Hermana Time

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

20 minutes

$8 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Created by: Jenny Vásquez and Sunil Puri

Mich’s Last Tape

Friday 20 July @ 9:15pm
Saturday 21 July @ 2:15 & 7:15pm
Sunday 22 July @ 7:15pm
Friday 27 July @ 8:15pm
Saturday 28 July @ 3:15 & 9:15pm
Sunday 29 July @ 3:15pm

20 minutes

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

Cast: Christine Nicole Gibson

PANK

Thursday, July 19 @ 6pm
Friday, July 20 @ 10:05pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 7:10pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 6:15pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 7:45pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 8:35pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 7:35pm
Friday, July 27 @ 8:35pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 10:05pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Written by: Darla Biccum
Directed by: Juno Rinaldi
Stage Managed by: Sharon Nowlan
Cast: Darla Biccum

Photographic Evidence

Friday 20 July @ 4:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 8:30pm
Monday 23 July @ 6:30pm
Thursday 26 July @ 9:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 5pm
Sunday 29 July @ 12:30pm

60 minutes

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

Cast: Kat White, Louis Adams, Lisa Nasson
Playwright: Rex Deverell
Director: Simon Malbogat
Stage Manager: Lucas Andersen

September Songs

Thursday 19 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 7:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 6pm
Monday 23 July @ 7:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 6pm
Saturday 28 July @ 9:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 6pm

90 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Created by the Twitches & Itches Theatre Ensemble
Kaitlin Race, Sean Aileen McClelland, Sean Rintoul, Iain Lidstone, Kaylyn Valdez-Scott, Eduardo DiMartino
With Direction By Colin Bruce Anthes
General Management and Stage Management by Chelsea Wilson, Allie Aubrey

Sheer Criminal Genius(TM) – A Cartoon

Thursday 19 July @ 7:30pm
Friday 20 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 4:30pm
Sunday 22 July @ 1:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 7:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 11pm
Saturday 28 July @ 7:30pm

50 minutes

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

Playwright/Director: Gregory Cruikshank
Stage Manager: David Rundle
Cast: Phil Krusto, Concetta Roche, Kyle Billie

Superman and Skinny Dan and Bird Boy

Friday 20 July @ 7pm
Saturday 21 July @ 1pm
Monday 23 July @ 7:30pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 6:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 9:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 5pm
Sunday 29 July @ 12pm

50 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright: Rex Emerson Jackson
Cast: Rex Emerson Jackson

the code

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

20 minutes

$8 for Adults, $5 for children under 12 (Backer Button Required)

Cast: Nathalie Xian Yi Yan

The Decision

Thursday, July 19 @ 7pm
Friday, July 20 @ 7pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 9pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 6pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 7pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 5pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 7pm
Friday, July 27 @ 7pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 4pm

60 minutes

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

Cast: Jason Thompson & Jordan Campbell
Playwright: David Laing Dawson
Director: Ronald Weihs
Designer/stage/Producer: Judith Sandiford/Marlaise Dawson

The Director’s Cut

Friday 20 July @ 6pm
Sunday 22 July @ 12pm
Monday 23 July @ 8pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 9pm
Thursday 26 July @ 5:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 2pm
Sunday 29 July @ 8pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Written by: Liz Buchanan & Scott Buchanan
Director: Liz Buchanan
Fight Choreography: Tyler Brent & Scott Buchanan
Cast: Krista McNaughton, Charles LoManto, Leonard Cain, Rebekah Pullen, Scott Buchanan, Kathleen Reilley

the elephant circle.

Friday 20 July @ 9pm
Saturday 21 July @ 1pm
Monday 23 July @ 6:30pm
Wednesday 25 July @ 7:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 6pm
Saturday 28 July @ 8:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 3:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright: Josh Downing
Director: Lindsay Ryan
Cast: Kara Dymond, Joanne Steven, David O’Garr

The Man in the Vault

Thursday, July 19 @ 9pm
Friday, July 20 @ 4:30pm
Saturday, July 21 @ 7pm
Sunday, July 22 @ 8pm
Tuesday, July 24 @ 9pm
Wednesday, July 25 @ 7pm
Thursday, July 26 @ 9pm
Friday, July 27 @ 5pm
Saturday, July 28 @ 6pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Cast: Mariam Bekhet, Jordan Campbell, Jason Thompson
Playwright /Director: Ronald Weihs

The Modern Suffragette

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

20 minutes

Tickets: $8 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Writer / Director / Actress: Eileen Higdon

The Year and Two of Us Back Here

Thursday, 19 July @ 7:15pm
Friday, 20 July @ 8:25pm
Saturday, 21 July @ 10:00pm
Sunday, 22 July @ 6:10pm
Monday, 23 July @ 9:05pm
Wednesday, 25 July @ 6pm
Thursday, 26 July @ 7:30pm
Friday, 27 July @ 8:25pm
Saturday, 28 July @ 7pm
Sunday, 29 July @ 315pm

55 mins

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright/Director: Michael Kras
Stage Manager/Designer: James McCoy
Cast: Sarah Hime, Stephen Ingram

Through the Woods

Friday 20 July @ 5:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 10pm
Sunday 22 July @ 8pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 7:30pm
Thursday 26 July @ 9:30pm
Friday 27 July @ 4:30pm
Saturday 28 July @ 3pm

60 minutes

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

Cast: Jesse Horvath, Jared Lenover, Jo Skilton
Playwright: Steve Hartwell
Director/Producer: Kelly Wolf

Under The Apple Tree

Friday 20 July @ 8pm
Saturday 21 July @ 10pm
Sunday 22 July @ 7:30pm
Monday 23 July @ 9:30pm
Tuesday 24 July @ 8pm
Friday 27 July @ 4:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 6:30pm

59 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Directed and Written by: Brian Morton
Songs composed by: Darl MacBoyle & Walter L. Rosemont
Stage Managed by: Valerie Van Landschoot
Cast: Susan Robinson, Chris Cracknell, Michelle LaHaise, Claire Shingleton-Smith, Erynn Garland, Brian Morton, Larry Smith

Weird

Thursday 19 July @ 6:30pm
Saturday 21 July @ 11pm
Sunday 22 July @ 2pm
Monday 23 July @ 9:30pm
Thursday 26 July @ 6pm
Friday 27 July @ 7:30pm
Sunday 29 July @ 9:30pm

50 minutes

Tickets: $12 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright/Director: Phillip Psutka
Choreography: Lindsay Bellaire & Emily Hughes
Fight Director: Phillip Psutka
Cast: Lindsay Bellaire, Emily Hughes, Sheelagh Daly