Hamilton Fringe Festival

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


80 Queen Street S.

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

DOG SEES GOD: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead

Thu July 20: 9:00pm
Sat July 22: 2:00pm
Sun July 23: 6:00pm
Wed July 26: 5:30pm
Thu July 27: 7:30pm
Sat July 29: 10:30pm
Sun July 30: 2:00pm

90 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright: Bert V. Royal
Director: Anthony Raymond Yu
Cast: Julian Mignott, Elizabeth Staples, Ethan Saulnier, Thinh Nguyen, Tony Tran, Lisa Alves, Alia Rasul, and Charlin McIsaac

Heart Strings, The Musical: Ireland 1908

Thu July 20: 6:00pm
Sat July 22: 8:00pm
Sun July 23: 2:00pm
Mon July 24: 9:30pm
Thu July 27: 6:00pm
Sat July 29: 1:00pm
Sun July 30: 9:00pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required), $5 children 12 and under (no button required)

Creator/Director: Reynold Nathaniel
Choreographers: Michael Crawford and Melissa Tolkunow
Cast: Scott Wilson, Alison Niven, Adam Martino, Manda (Manfred) Dannemann, Jessica Nicole Tomasone, Michael Crawford, and Melissa Tolkunow


Fri July 21: 10:30pm
Sat July 22: 6:30pm
Sun July 23: 12:30pm
Wed July 26: 9:00pm
Fri July 28: 8:00pm
Sat July 29: 2:30pm
Sun July 30: 7:30pm

60 minutes

$10 (Fringe Backer Button required)

Creator/Director: Adam Bryan
Cast: TBA

Some of Us Pretend

Fri July 21: 6:00pm
Sat July 22: 9:30pm
Sun July 23: 8:00pm
Tue July 25: 7:30pm
Thu July 27: 9:30pm
Fri July 28: 5:00pm
Sat July 29: 4:00pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright/Director: Nolan Molfetta
Cast: Brittany Cope, Melinda Jordan, Alex Clay

Subway Extension to the Mariana Trench

Fri July 21: 7:30pm
Sat July 22: 12:30pm
Mon July 24: 8:00pm
Tue July 25: 6:00pm
Fri July 28: 9:30pm
Sat July 29: 5:30pm
Sun July 30: 12:30pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Playwright: Andrew Lee
Director: Cassidy Sadler
Cast: Arun Varma, Claire Renaud, Ed Heeley, Lindsay Wu, and Isaac Lloyd

This is Not a Musical: The Musical!

Thu July 20: 7:30pm
Sat July 22: 4:00pm
Sun July 23: 9:30pm
Tue July 25: 9:00pm
Fri July 28: 11:00pm
Sat July 29: 7:30pm
Sun July 30: 6:00pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Creator/Director: Maxie Liberman
Cast: Tina Kocic, Kyle Billie, Kyla McCall, Anya Wassenberg, Mackenzie Glachan, Danielle Letourneau, Michael Cox, and Doug Millar

Up Here

Fri July 21: 9:00pm
Sun July 23: 3:30pm
Mon July 24: 6:30pm
Wed July 26: 7:30pm
Fri July 28: 6:30pm
Sat July 29: 9:00pm
Sun July 30: 4:00pm

60 minutes

Tickets: $10 (Fringe Backer Button Required)

Creator: Ensemble
Cast: Ryan Breton, Andrew Cameron, Jason Houle, Matthew McMillan, William Warren, Evee Hayword and Shea McCallum