A record-setting $1.72M year for the 2019 Edmonton Fringe Festival

August 26 2019 2:16pm It was a record-setting year for the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival. Kendra Slugoski crunches the numbers. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp =…

Record-setting $1.72M year for the 2019 Edmonton Fringe Festival

It was a record-setting year for the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, with 147,358 tickets sold over the course of the 11-day event. The total box office revenue was $1.72 million — up 18 per cent from 2018 — with…

Edmonton Fringe Reviews: ‘Crescendo’ and festival wrapup

August 25 2019 8:50pm On Sunday, Todd James spoke with Fringe Festival artistic director Murray Utas on the final night of the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

First came love, then came marriage at the Edmonton Fringe — couple to wed at Friday night show

Three years ago, Chase Padgett was putting himself out there… but not in the name of love. He was a performer at the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival when a smitten audience member yelled at him in a playful way.…

Edmonton fringe reviews: ‘Fear and Loathing: Lovecraft’ and ‘Dangerous When Wet, Booze, Sex and My Mother’

August 20 2019 1:16am Tonight, Todd James reviews “Fear and Loathing: Lovecraft” and “Dangerous When Wet, Booze, Sex and My Mother.” ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp =…

Edmonton fringe festival reviews: ‘Denial is a Wonderful Thing,’ ‘The Most Unlikely Comedian’ and ‘Playthings’

August 19 2019 1:12am Todd James reviews “Denial is a Wonderful Thing,” “The Most Unlikely Comedian,” and “Playthings” from the Edmonton International Fringe Festival ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

Fringe on the wild side: Ticket sales open for 38th annual Edmonton International Fringe Festival

Fringe Theatre artistic director Murray Utas, introduced the 38th annual Edmonton Fringe Festival on Wednesday. Shaughn Butts / Postmedia The 38th annual Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival officially opened for business Wednesday, unleashing the ticket sales and pulling back the…