Announcing The Third Mini-Fringe Line-up!

Announcing The Third Mini-Fringe Line-up!

Ready for round three of the staggered Fringe Festival? Tickets are now on sale for the third mini-Fringe, coming to you from October 29-November 8! Playing at Performance Works, this mini-Fringe’s shows include a love story in a pandemic, a definition of the self through multiple voices and physical movements, a play based on the stories of land defenders, and a musical about the life of one of Canada’s most famous politicians.

Clever Bird Entertainment Inc.
Vancouver, Canada
Playwright: Alan Bowne
Image Credit: Amanda Waschuk

Beirut by Alan Bowne. 1983. In the sweltering 'hood of Beirut in New York City, Torch is quarantined in detention housing for a nameless, sexually transmitted disease. Blue, his girlfriend, breaks in to be with him, because how can you love someone you can’t be with?

Intense / Naughty / Intimate / 18+ / 70 minutes / Coarse Language / Violent Content /Sexual Content / Nudity / Challenging Content

Digital Fracture: VOICES
Theatre Terrific
Vancouver, Canada
Playwright: Collaborative Director – Susanna Uchatius
Image Credit: Theatre Terrific

Through gesture, recorded audio, and visual media, Digital Fracture: VOICES asks us to step away from the screen and to transition into deeper self-awareness and connection. The Fringe was one of the first festivals to embrace our inclusive theatre company so many years ago, and we are overjoyed to join again at this time.

Musical / Poetic / Intimate / All Ages / 60 minutes / Culturally Diverse
Irreparable Harm? A Tale of the Trans Mountain Resistance
Sinister Sisters Collective
Vancouver, Canada
Playwright: Mairy Beam
Image Credit: Ruth Walmsley

Who is causing Irreparable Harm? Is it the acts of resistance, or the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion? Who decides? The BC Supreme Court wants the job, but is it unbiased? Will a judge listen to land and water protectors? To citizens who believe their future is at stake? This docu-drama shines a light on our justice system.

In Your Face / Intellectual / Shocking / 14+ / 60 minutes / Culturally Diverse
TrudeauMania, TheMusical
Real Money
Vancouver, Canada
Playwright: Daniel K. McLeod
Image Credit: Public Domain

A fast and furious musical trip through the life of former PM Pierre Trudeau. We meet his loves, friends, and enemies and see his youth as a radical Quebec separatist, his arrest at the Asbestos Strike, capture of the Liberal leadership, battle with the terrorist FLQ, and fight with U.S. President Reagan for nuclear disarmament.

Funny / Intense / Musical / All Ages / 75 minutes

Don’t forget to buy your tickets here today. And thank you to everyone who supported us for the first and second mini-Fringes—hope to see you again soon!

Buy a Membership and Help Close the Gap!

You can help the Fringe Close the Gap by buying a Membership today! Image credit: Kitty Cheung.

The Fringe is working hard to raise $30,000 this year to help Close the Gap caused by COVID-19. Help us do this by buying a Membership today! The Membership directly supports the Festival and gets you sweet perks like access to livestreams, shows, and the opportunity to vote in our AGM.

Already bought yours? Encourage your friends to buy one too! For just $7, you can say that you helped support the Fringe in its time of need.  And if you want to show a little extra support for the Fringe during these times, you can also get Premium Memberships for only $15 per patron! The Premium Membership gives you access to perks such as premium table seating at applicable venues.

Stand with us. Become a member today!

Wear Your Fringe On Your Sleeve

Wear the Fringe whenever, wherever by purchasing merch at our brand-new online store! Photo by MyCityPhotos.

Show your love for Festival by buying some swag from our brand-new online store! From t-shirts, to sweaters, to hoodies, and more products to be announced, you can now order from the comfort of your own home—or wherever you are!

When you order online, we’ll organize a time to arrange a safe pick-up from a spot in Granville Island. Can’t make it to Granville Island? Contact Marketing Manager Zoe Zhang at marketing@vancouverfringe.com to discuss mailing options!