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Fringe: Bless Her Heart (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 11:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 11:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Islet Productions

Playwright: Elizabeth McEachern
Cast: Elizabeth McEachern
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 60 minutes

Growing up on a farm should be an idyllic existence, but it's really about lifting heavy hay bales, chasing cattle, and getting bitten by a horse.  Liz wants to be a different type of country girl, a southern belle.  She dreams of having lots of suitors, falling in love, and one day playing Scarlett O'Hara on screen.  But when she looks back on her life, things haven't quite turned out the way she expected.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/bless-her-heart/

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Fringe: Romeo & Juliet: An Escapist Comedy (Theatre Aquarius, at 11:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 11:00pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Make Art Theatre (Hamilton, ON)https://www.facebook.com/make.art.theatre

Playwright: Ryan Sero
Director: Tyler Brent
Cast: Esther Huh (Benvolio, Friar John, Waiter) Tyler Brent (Tybalt, Nurse)
Laura Ellis (Mercutio, Rosaline, Apothecary) Sean Emberley (Capulet, Friar Lawrence) Annalee Flint (Juliet) Ryan M. Sero (Romeo)
Show Type: Comedy
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Romeo has a lot on his mind: his girlfriend has dumped him, he just fell in love with Juliet, the daughter of his enemies, the Capulets, and he can't find meaning in life.  Not only that, but try finding a decent barber. Romeo & Juliet: An Escapist Comedy transforms Shakespeare's love story into a comedy in the style of Woody Allen.  It premiered as the best-attended show at the Canadian Theatre Festival in 2012.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/romeo-and-juliet/

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Fringe: Storm and Silence (Citadel Theatre, at 11:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 11:00pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Form Contemporary Dance Theatre (Burlington, ON)

Choreographers: Lisa Emmons and Mateo Galindo Torres
Collaborators/Performers: Caryn Chappell, Lisa Emmons, James Farrington, Damian Norman, Anthony Rapoport, Mateo Galindo Torres
Show Type: Drama Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Warning: Strobe Lights, Fog Machine
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Storm and Silence is an exhilarating, intoxicating adventure into contemporary dance and theatre. The show consists of two works: I:Solo explores our insatiable need for expression within the confines of humanity. Storm and Silence, recounts the life of Lorelei, a professional dancer living in Germany during WWII and the GDR era. Forced to abandon her profession, Lorelei dives into the Elbe to escape. Swim with Lorelei through mythological worlds of loss and death.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/storm-and-silence/

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Fringe: Tomes (Mills Hardware, at 11:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 11:00pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Secretly Illiterate Theatre (Toronto, ON)https://www.tomesimprov.com

Playwright: Company Improv
Director: Jess Bryson
Cast: Justin Kosi, Erin Marchak, Candace Meeks, Joan Patch, Mike Riverso, Doug Sheppard
Show Type: Comedy/Sci-Fi
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language/Audience Participation (will be asked to choose a book)
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Tomes are improvised adaptations of (the covers of) forgotten paperback fantasy novels, stories that will never be read or repeated. Six brave, clever improvisers emerge from the darkness with a box full of books they have never read… and never will. An equally brave and clever audience member chooses one of these books and the entire book is performed live onstage before your very eyes!           

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/tomes/

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Storm and Silence at the Hamilton Fringe Festival

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 11:00pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca Street, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Lisa Emmons
  • Email: info@leform.ca
  • Phone: (416) 432-8816x. (416) 432-8816

Storm and Silence plays at the Citadel Theatre in Hamilton from July 17th-27th.

Two work evening of dance, movement, theatre and potent imagery.

I:SOLO (10 min): Utilizing contemporary movements and dance I:Solo explores our insatiable need for expression within the confines of our humanity.

STORM and SILENCE (40 min): A mosaic of spoken word, live music, movement and contemporary dance. The work is inspired by the life of Lorelei, a professional dancer living in Germany during WWII and the GDR era. Forced to abandon her profession, Lorelei escapes into the Elbe River and enters a mythological world of loss and death that invites spectators to consider that we have no better task than to take pleasure in our lives and pursue our passions.

Storm and Silence invites its audiences to question definitions of power, control, longing, pleasure, freedom and escape. How do we find pleasure? Who are our oppressors? Where do we escape? At what cost? ? Choreography by Lisa Emmons and Mateo Galindo Torres

Text and Dramaturgy by James Farrington

Storm and Silence features live Viola and Electronic Music Scores by Mateo Galindo Torres

Live Music Performed and Improvised by Anthony Rapoport : J. S. Bach: Bourèe from Suite in C and Paul Hindemith: Wild from Sonata Opus 25 #1

Collaborators/Performers: Caryn Chappell, Lisa Emmons, James Farrington, Nicole Meehan, Damian Norman, Anthony Rapoport, Mateo Galindo Torres

The Citadel Theatre – 28 Rebecca Street, Hamilton ON

Thursday July 17th at 7:30 PM Sunday July 20th at 8:00 PM Tuesday July 22nd at 7:30 PM Thursday July 24th at 7:30 PM Friday July 25th at 11:00 PM Saturday July 26th at 8:00 PM Sunday July 27th 8:00 PM

Tickets: $10.00 (with a $4.00 Fringe Backer button required) For Advance Online Tickets:www.hamiltonfringe.ca/tickets

Approximately 60 minutes LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED

http://www.leform.ca

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Music in the City Presented by Concession Street Business Improvement Area

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: In front of Cancer Assistance Program
  • Address: 569 Concession Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Carlo Gorni
  • Email: info@concessionstreet.net
  • Phone: 289-933-8899

Bring your lunch and enjoy the summer sounds of the T.B. Duo

http://www.concessionstreet.net

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Fringe: Out To Lunch (Citadel Theatre, at 4:30pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 4:30pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Half Second Echo Dance Collective (Toronto, ON)https://www.facebook.com/HalfSecondEcho

Director: Half Second Echo Dance Collective
Choreographers: Irvin Chow, Monika Davis, Jesse Dell, Denise Solleza
Cast: Justine Comfort, Monika Davis, Sarah Dowhun, Miles Gosse, Melina Pereira
Denise Solleza
Show Type: Dance/Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Take a trip down the rabbit hole to a different planet, a misfits anonymous meeting and through half a dozen dreams. Half Second Echo dance collective premieres its first full length production, “Out To Lunch”. Through contemporary dance, the collective explores the meeting of curious creatures, misfits and dreamers.  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/out-to-lunch/

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Fringe: Prince Charming: Missing Person (Mills Hardware, at 4:30pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 4:30pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Green with Envy Productions (Toronto, ON)https://www.greenwithenvyproductions.ca

Playwright: Kelly Aija Zemnickis
Director: Bruce Hunter
Cast: Laura Kyswaty, Matthew Krist, Jennifer Wren, Andrew Kines
Show Type: Comedy, Drama
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Every little girl grows up dreaming of meeting her very own prince charming one day and living happily ever after. So what's that girl to do when she does meet him but things aren't what they seem? ‘Prince Charming: Missing Person' is a fairy tale about heartbreak, hope & wondering if the one you're meant to be with is simply stuck in traffic.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/prince-charming-missing-person/

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Fringe: The Kalamazoo Diaries (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Winterhut Productions

Playwright: Natalie Fingerhut
Director: LJ Nelles
Cast: Esther Arbeid, Joy Castro, David Fournier, Adrian Gorrissen, Eric Lehmann, Merle Newell
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language
Running Time: 60 minutes

“Sometimes…the past is just too much to bear” Stuck at a medieval studies conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan (a.k.a. The Zoo) with 3180 die-hard medievalists, reluctant medieval studies editor, Natalie Fingerhut, struggles to make sense of the past while being haunted in the present. Believe it or not, this play is funny.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-kalamazoo-diaries/

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Fringe: I Want To Be (Theatre Aquarius, at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Sonshine and Broccolihttp://sonshineandbroccoli.com

Playwright: Alex Karolyi
Music & Lyrics: Lisa Sonshine & Brock Buford
Cast: Lisa Sonshine, Brock Buford, Marilyn Anne Campbell
Show Type Family Musical
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 minutes

Join Sonshine and Broccoli and their dog Bingo in a pop/rock musical, on a journey of Self Discovery that will leave you rocking out and singing the songs long after the show is over.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/i-want-to-be/

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Fringe: XOXO: The Relationship Show (Mills Hardware, at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Two Juliets (Oakville, ON)

Playwright: Meghan Chalmers & Franny McCabe-Bennett
Director: Meghan Chalmers & Franny McCabe-Bennett
Cast: Meghan Chalmers & Franny McCabe-Bennett
Show Type: Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content, Strong Language
Running Time: 60 Minutes

We've all heard nice guys finish last, but what about nice girls? An hour-long comedy cabaret exploring the highs and lows of dating in the modern world, from first kiss to first dis, break-ups to make-ups and everything in between. Two Juliets creates original shows featuring scenes, monologues and songs from a funny, feminist point of view.  Based on the 2013 Mini-Series hit, “XOXO”! Winner of the People's Choice Award, SpringWorks Festival 2014 (Stratford, Ontario)

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/xoxo/

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Fringe: Capsule (Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre, at 6:30pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre
  • Address: 228 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Theatre George (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Michael Rinaldi, Andrew McNee
Director: Craig Hall
Cast: Michael Rinaldi, Juno Rinaldi
Show Type: Comedy Sci-Fi
Audience: General
Running Time: 20 Min

Captain Robert Ballantine orbits Neptune. He's lost contact with ground control. He fears he's losing his sanity. And just when he's lost all hope, he finds an unlikely friend. “There is more packed into this 20 minute show than some productions achieve in two hours.” -Urban Pie

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/capsule/

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Fringe: The Yellow Wallpaper (BYOV 1: The Players' Guild, at 7:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 1: The Players' Guild
  • Address: 80 Queen St S, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

A Company of Players (Toronto, ON)

Playwright: Kristi Boulton (asst Matthew Bandura and Emiliano Bravin)
Director: Kristi Boulton
Cast: Hanah Itner as Charlotte, Sarah Granger asWallpaper Woman, Michael Patricelli as John, Claudia Spadafora as Jenny, Nick Kozij as Henry, Kristi Boulton as Rachel, Philip Wonder (Understudy John/Henry)
Show Type: Drama
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 75 Minutes

“Sometimes I think there are many women behind the paper, and sometimes only one, and she is all the time trying to climb through.” Charlotte couldn't have known the true horrors that awaited her once confined to the room with yellow wallpaper. Trapped within, she soon discovers that what she should fear most is not her fragile mind, but what's lurking beyond it, “because those women…They call to me.”

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-yellow-wallpaper/

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Fringe: Trumpet Romance: a wild journey in search of music (BYOV 2: Artword Artbar, at 7:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 2: Artword Artbar
  • Address: 15 Colbourne St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Artword Theatre (Hamilton and Burlington, ON)

Written and Performed by: Stuart Laughton
Director/Script Development: Ronald Weihs
Cast: Performed by Stuart Laughton with musical instruments: trumpet, guitar, harmonica, piano.
Show Type: Musical
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Stuart Laughton picked up a trumpet when he was nine, and it was love at first breath. He began a stellar classical career: Canadian Brass at age 19 and La Scala orchestra at 23. But the siren call of B.B. King's guitar took him on a wild musical journey, playing roots music in Porkbelly Futures, until it all came together by a lake in Haliburton in R. Murray Schafer's And Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/trumpet-romance/

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Fringe: Borderline Me (Gallery 1: b contemporary, at 7:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: Gallery 1: b contemporary
  • Address: 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

BorderLine Productions

Playwright: Robin Zee
Director: Learie McNicolls
Cast: Robin Zee, Music by Orange McFarland
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 20 Minutes

Journey with Robin through her experience of the dark side of human trafficking, abuse, mental health and street life.  Rejoice and cheer her on as she finds her way into the light and humor of life. A story of hope, empowerment, courage and strength. Based on a true story.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/borderline-me/

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Fringe: Add Friend (Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc, at 7:15pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 7:15pm
  • Location: Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Address: 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

a field of crowns (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Andrew Cromwell
Director: Andrew Gaboury
Cast: Andrew Gaboury and a friend
Show Type: Drama Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 20 Minutes

The general public walked into a gallery to see a show YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT! (Add Friend deals with social media and how it is now an integrated part of our daily lives.) #theatre #HamOnt #Fringe #hashtag #theresalotgoingonatfringeifyouwanttoseeourshowgreatifnotwewonttakepersonaloffence #disclaimer  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/add-friend/

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Fast Food Love: The Musical!

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: The Citadel Theatre (Hamilton)
  • Address: 28 Rebecca Street Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1B4 (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Hamilton Fringe Festival
  • Email: big.bang.theatre.company@gmail.com

Vampires! Pirates! Chicken? Fast Food Love: The Musical! is a musical for people who… well, don’t like musicals! We cover the three big Ls: Love, Loss, and Laughs (layered with plenty of sci-fi, pop-culture, and geek satire). Did we mention there was a talking chicken? Come on out for a greasy good time and celebrate this non-traditional show. Cluck the System.

SYNOPSIS:

The plot centres around Steve, the videogame-obsessed manager of the fast food restaurant, Chicken’s Hit Wings. Upon receiving news that his star employee has decided to quit without notice, Steve is forced to hire Candice, an attractive combo-savvy customer, on the spot to fill his place. When Steve finally thinks he has everything under control, he learns that head office will be shutting down his restaurant location in order to build a more profitable fast food chicken establishment (JFC) down the road. Throughout the summer, Steve tries to keep the restaurant afloat, but will Chicken’s Hit Wings survive the wrath of corporate greed and domination?

Learn more at: http://bigbangcompany.wordpress.com/

WHEN:

Fast Food Love: The Musical! will be taking the stage at the 2014 Hamilton Fringe Theatre Festival (July 17 – 27, 2014) at the Citadel Theatre in Hamilton, Ontario.

Showtimes for Fast Food Love: The Musical! are as follows:

Show 1: Friday July 18 (10:30pm) Show 2: Saturday July 19 (6:00pm) Show 3: Sunday July 20 (6:30pm) Show 4: Monday July 21 (9:30pm) Show 5: Wednesday July 23 (8:00pm) Show 6: Friday July 25 (8:00pm) Show 7: Saturday July 26 (12:30pm)

WHERE:

The Citadel Theatre is located at: 28 Rebecca Street Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1B4

TICKETS:

Tickets are $10 at the door ($4 Hamilton Fringe Backer Button required). You can also purchase advance tickets online (surcharges apply) starting June 28th at: http://hamiltonfringe.ca/tickets/

http://bigbangcompany.wordpress.com/shows/

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Fringe: The Trial of Naomi Verne (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

BANDLER CORPORATION (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: John Bandler
Director: Tom Mackan
Cast: Brenna Rae MacNaughton as Naomi Verne, Steve O'Brien as The Inquisitor, Andrea Adcock as Valdis, Genevieve Jack as Tamina Maxwell
Show Type: Drama Sci-Fi
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language
Running Time: 60 minutes

Naomi Verne, ruler of the American Domain, is held without charge for crime or crimes unspecified. Under interrogation by The Inquisitor, she recalls her secret summit with Luton Maxwell's mother, representative of the theocratic rulers of the Empire of God, and is forced into facing the hideous bargain she struck as a way out of a lethal global deadlock.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-trial-of-naomi-verne/

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Fringe: Life Through Fire (Theatre Aquarius, at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Bee Right Back Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Bryan Boodhoo
Director: Bryan Boodhoo
Cast: Heather Baer as CAMILLA MacINTOSH, Dan Sanderson as HENRY MacINTOSH
Show Type: Drama
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 60 Minutes

“Life through Fire” is a memory play of Camilla MacIntosh's incredible journey from growing up in Manchester to becoming a nurse during World War II and to living as a preacher's wife and widow in Kitchener-Waterloo.  She's lived through the bombing of Dresden, the Kennedy assassination and she's got one last thing to say to her dead husband before she's ready to leave this life.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/life-through-fire/

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Fringe: Fast Food Love: The Musical! (Citadel Theatre, at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Big Bang & Company (Hamilton, ON)https://bigbangcompany.wordpress.com/shows

Written and Directed by: Carly Popenko
Music by: Mercedes Moffatt & TJ Stevenson
Cast: Pat Skinner (as Steve), Larissa McDermott (as Candice), Meaghan O'Connor (as Katie), Jamie Taylor (as Randy), Brian Gilmour (as Phil), Concetta Roche (as Fiona), Timothy Lethbridge (as Rob Rattinson), Lauren O'Donnell (as Chickita the Chicken)
Show Type: Comedy, Musical
Audience: General
Warning: Some adult language, gun shot
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Vampires! Pirates! Chicken? Fast Food Love: The Musical! is a musical for people who… well, don't like musicals! We cover the three big Ls: Love, Loss, and Laughs (layered with plenty of sci-fi, pop-culture, and geek satire). Did we mention there was a talking chicken? Come on out for a greasy good time and celebrate this non-traditional show. Cluck the System. 

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/fast-food-love/

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Fringe: Carbon Copies (Mills Hardware, at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Little Black Afro Productions (Hamilton, ON)https://www.littleblackafro.com

Playwright: Collective
Director: Luke Reece
Cast: Devon Bain, Cass Brennan, Stephanie Gundert, Charles Manzo, Steph Raposo, Aaron Robertson, Kano Wilkinson
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content Strong Language
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Inspired by photography, and impressions from the past, Carbon Copies gives audiences a uniquely Canadian perspective on memory through the art of spoken word and slam poetry. Seven performers take the audience on a visual and linguistic journey through moments in their lives that help define who they are today. A picture is worth a thousand words, come find out what they are.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/carbon-copies/

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Fringe: Modern Times: Almost a Musical (BYOV 4: Gallery on the Bay, at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 4: Gallery on the Bay
  • Address: 231 Bay St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Gallery on the Bay (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: David Dawson
Director: David Dawson
Cast: Ray Rivers, Charly Chiarelli, John Darling, Mike Queripel, Kaime Woody Sherman, Vensio DeSalvo
Show Type: Musical Dramedy
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language, Perspicacity
Running Time: 70 Minutes

Lost souls, smart phones, unattended packages. Saints, sinners, and an angel on call. Original music performed by Charly Chiarelli and Venesio De Salvo. Drama provided by Ray Rivers, Mike Queripel, John Darling, and Kaime Woody Sherman. A play that asks the question, “Is it possible to love Rob Ford and Mike Duffy at the same time, and, if not, well, who wants that last piece of pumpkin pie?”

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/modern-times/

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Fringe: The Conspiracy of Michael (Gallery 1: b contemporary, at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Gallery 1: b contemporary
  • Address: 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Reaching Symmetry Theatre (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Stephen Near
Director: Aaron Joel Craig
Cast: Stephen Near, Lauren Repei
Show Type: Drama
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content Strong Language
Running Time: 20 Minutes

MH370. 9/11 hijackers. Big Tobacco. NSA. Operation Berkshire. CDC. Nursing Home Death Panels. RCMP. HAARP. The Hum driving people crazy. Everything is connected. Everything means something sinister. Just ask Michael. From his one room he can see the truth. If only his sister would listen. Maybe this time she will…

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-conspiracy-of-michael/

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Fringe: Air (Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc, at 8:15pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 8:15pm
  • Location: Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Address: 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Tottering Biped Theatre

Playwright: Trevor Copp
Director: Richard Baune
Cast: Trevor Copp, Kit Simmons
Show Type: Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Running Time: 20 Minutes

One spontaneously expands to galactic size and climbs the stars. One climbs into a pit and down their subconscious. One flies. One dies. In a series of physical high impact sequences. ‘Air' explores the Elevated state – physical, spiritual, and psychological. Physical theatre performer Trevor Copp uses movement to launch into places where words cannot follow.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/air/

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Fringe: The Bell Ringer (BYOV 1: The Players' Guild, at 9:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 9:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 1: The Players' Guild
  • Address: 80 Queen St S, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Bending Reality Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Taryn Crankshaw et.al
Director: Jessica Marshall et. al
Cast: Caleb: Phil Krusto, Em: Julie Diab, Claude Frollo: Charles Wallace, Warren: Danny Johnston, Manifestations: Mackenzie Potts
Kit Simmons, Justin Mackie, Rebecca Marshall
Show Type: Drama Horror
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 60 Minutes

A modern adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1831 novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame that explores the discourse and ideologies surrounding disability and male body image in today's society. The Bell Ringer investigates the physical and social integration between bodies of different shapes, sizes, and abilities. This production asks audiences to inquire how and why the dark themes of Hugo's 183 year old work are still relevant to today's standards of the human body.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-bell-ringer/

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Fringe: Suitcase: The Untold Story of Evelyn Dick (Gallery 1: b contemporary, at 9:00pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 9:00pm
  • Location: Gallery 1: b contemporary
  • Address: 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Aperio Theatre (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Megan Janssen
Director: Megan Janssen
Cast: Megan Janssen
Show Type: Dark Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warnings: Mature Content
Running Time: 17 Minutes

Sex, Murder, Intrigue. Get an intimate look inside the mind of Hamilton's own legendary criminal as she reflects on her relationship with John Dick, how it came to ashes, and what she plans to do next. This is Evelyn as you've never seen her before. A blend of fact and imagination.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/suitcase/

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Fringe: There Was and There Was Not (Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc, at 9:15pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 9:15pm
  • Location: Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Address: 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Pilaf People Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Paula Grove& Melanie Skene
Director: Paula Grove & Melanie Skene
Cast: Paula Grove
Show Type: Drama
Audience: Mature
Running Time: 20 Minutes

It is 1915.  Hot sand blows through the desert where an Armenian mother comforts her young children with songs and tales of her ancient homeland.  She weaves the funny, wise and mystical stories with love and courage and celebrates a spirit that was almost lost in the winds of history and the atrocities of World War One.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/there-was-and-there-was-not/

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Fringe: Opie Come Home (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 9:30pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 9:30pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Amethyst Rex Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Ian O'Brien
Director: Ken Smith
Cast: Ian O'Brien, Ken Smith, Rachel Faber, Rebecca Reid, Sam Burwell
Show Type: Drama
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content Strong Language
Running Time: 55 minutes

Robert has shattered, and the disparate beings left behind have taken it upon themselves to solve his woes and end his insanity. An Absurdist piece from young playwright, Ian O'Brien, Opie Come Home promises to offer but one vision of how the mind works, and how we might find the means to go on.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/opie-come-home/

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Fringe: Love With Leila (Theatre Aquarius, at 9:30pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 9:30pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Unveiled Productions (Victoria, BC)http://www.izadetemadi.com

Written & Directed: Izad Etemadi
Cast: Izad Etemadi
Audience: General
Show Type: Comedy
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 50 minutes

Have you ever been in love, felt insignificant, had unwanted facial hair? Leila has and she is back with her own show to tell you her story. The beautiful Persian woman that won the hearts of audiences across Canada in last year's award winning, Borderland, wants YOU to join her for an intimate evening filled with tales, secrets and laughter that you won't forget. WARNING: This show may contain nuts.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/love-with-leila/

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Fringe: On The Rocks (Mills Hardware, at 9:30pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time: 9:30pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Windmills Theatre (Hamilton/Burlington, ON)https://windmillstheatre.wordpress.com

Playwright: Gregory Cruikshank
Director: Robert K. Brown
Cast: Jesse Horvath, playing Doctor Hornet, Krista McNaughton, playing Captain Blizzard, Carissa Kaye, playing Scarlet Harlequin, Kevin M. Griffiths, playing Pumpkinhead, Melissa Verwey, playing Server (Katie)
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content, Strong Language
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Four supervillains walk into a bar… The Terrible Tetrad, a once fearsome team of supervillains, officially disbanded, reunites at the usual bar at the request of their nominal leader, Doctor Hornet. The good Doctor has some plans for a special job to share. Little do the rest know that this is one job Doctor Hornet must perform alone, one that will change his life forever…

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/on-the-rocks/

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Fringe: Sherlock & Watson: Behind Closed Doors (Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre, at  8:30pm)

  • Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Time:  8:30pm
  • Location: Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre
  • Address: 228 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Baby Gumm Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Darren Stewart-Jones
Director: Darren Stewart-Jones
Cast: Mark Keller, Louis Adams
Show Type: Drama, Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 20 Minutes

Based on characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock & Watson: Behind Closed Doors is a short play that imagines the great detective and his trusted sidekick as more than just friends. Toronto's Mooney On Theatre says the piece is “…written and directed with careful attention to period detail.”

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/sherlock-and-watson/

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Fringe: 911 (Theatre Aquarius, at 10:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 10:30pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

HUMANZOO (Toronto, ON)

Playwright: Jakob Ehman
Director: Jakob Ehman
Cast: Claire Burns, Edward Charette, Brandon Crone, Justin Goodhand, G. Kyle Shields
Show Type: Mystery, Dark Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content, Language, Drug Use
Running Time: 85 minutes

“Who's phone is this? Why did they call 911? Why did they then, moments later, throw said phone at my vehicle? Was it from a balcony? The mystery phone? The mystery dick? My name is Micker and this is my buddy Ari. We have a lot of questions… We're pretty fucking perplexed. This is: A mystery. A whodunnit. Or rather… Who dun what?”

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/911/

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Fringe: XOXO: The Relationship Show (Mills Hardware, at 10:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 10:30pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Two Juliets (Oakville, ON)

Playwright: Meghan Chalmers & Franny McCabe-Bennett
Director: Meghan Chalmers & Franny McCabe-Bennett
Cast: Meghan Chalmers & Franny McCabe-Bennett
Show Type: Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content, Strong Language
Running Time: 60 Minutes

We've all heard nice guys finish last, but what about nice girls? An hour-long comedy cabaret exploring the highs and lows of dating in the modern world, from first kiss to first dis, break-ups to make-ups and everything in between. Two Juliets creates original shows featuring scenes, monologues and songs from a funny, feminist point of view.  Based on the 2013 Mini-Series hit, “XOXO”! Winner of the People's Choice Award, SpringWorks Festival 2014 (Stratford, Ontario)

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/xoxo/

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Fringe: The Kalamazoo Diaries (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 11:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 11:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Winterhut Productions

Playwright: Natalie Fingerhut
Director: LJ Nelles
Cast: Esther Arbeid, Joy Castro, David Fournier, Adrian Gorrissen, Eric Lehmann, Merle Newell
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language
Running Time: 60 minutes

“Sometimes…the past is just too much to bear” Stuck at a medieval studies conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan (a.k.a. The Zoo) with 3180 die-hard medievalists, reluctant medieval studies editor, Natalie Fingerhut, struggles to make sense of the past while being haunted in the present. Believe it or not, this play is funny.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-kalamazoo-diaries/

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Fast Food Love: The Musical!

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Location: The Citadel Theatre (Hamilton)
  • Address: 28 Rebecca Street Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1B4 (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Hamilton Fringe Festival
  • Email: big.bang.theatre.company@gmail.com

Vampires! Pirates! Chicken? Fast Food Love: The Musical! is a musical for people who… well, don’t like musicals! We cover the three big Ls: Love, Loss, and Laughs (layered with plenty of sci-fi, pop-culture, and geek satire). Did we mention there was a talking chicken? Come on out for a greasy good time and celebrate this non-traditional show. Cluck the System.

SYNOPSIS:

The plot centres around Steve, the videogame-obsessed manager of the fast food restaurant, Chicken’s Hit Wings. Upon receiving news that his star employee has decided to quit without notice, Steve is forced to hire Candice, an attractive combo-savvy customer, on the spot to fill his place. When Steve finally thinks he has everything under control, he learns that head office will be shutting down his restaurant location in order to build a more profitable fast food chicken establishment (JFC) down the road. Throughout the summer, Steve tries to keep the restaurant afloat, but will Chicken’s Hit Wings survive the wrath of corporate greed and domination?

Learn more at: http://bigbangcompany.wordpress.com/

WHEN:

Fast Food Love: The Musical! will be taking the stage at the 2014 Hamilton Fringe Theatre Festival (July 17 – 27, 2014) at the Citadel Theatre in Hamilton, Ontario.

Showtimes for Fast Food Love: The Musical! are as follows:

Show 1: Friday July 18 (10:30pm) Show 2: Saturday July 19 (6:00pm) Show 3: Sunday July 20 (6:30pm) Show 4: Monday July 21 (9:30pm) Show 5: Wednesday July 23 (8:00pm) Show 6: Friday July 25 (8:00pm) Show 7: Saturday July 26 (12:30pm)

WHERE:

The Citadel Theatre is located at: 28 Rebecca Street Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1B4

TICKETS:

Tickets are $10 at the door ($4 Hamilton Fringe Backer Button required). You can also purchase advance tickets online (surcharges apply) starting June 28th at: http://hamiltonfringe.ca/tickets/

http://bigbangcompany.wordpress.com/shows/

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Fringe: The Trial of Naomi Verne (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 12:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

BANDLER CORPORATION (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: John Bandler
Director: Tom Mackan
Cast: Brenna Rae MacNaughton as Naomi Verne, Steve O'Brien as The Inquisitor, Andrea Adcock as Valdis, Genevieve Jack as Tamina Maxwell
Show Type: Drama Sci-Fi
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language
Running Time: 60 minutes

Naomi Verne, ruler of the American Domain, is held without charge for crime or crimes unspecified. Under interrogation by The Inquisitor, she recalls her secret summit with Luton Maxwell's mother, representative of the theocratic rulers of the Empire of God, and is forced into facing the hideous bargain she struck as a way out of a lethal global deadlock.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-trial-of-naomi-verne/

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Fringe: Fast Food Love: The Musical! (Citadel Theatre, at 12:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Big Bang & Company (Hamilton, ON)https://bigbangcompany.wordpress.com/shows

Written and Directed by: Carly Popenko
Music by: Mercedes Moffatt & TJ Stevenson
Cast: Pat Skinner (as Steve), Larissa McDermott (as Candice), Meaghan O'Connor (as Katie), Jamie Taylor (as Randy), Brian Gilmour (as Phil), Concetta Roche (as Fiona), Timothy Lethbridge (as Rob Rattinson), Lauren O'Donnell (as Chickita the Chicken)
Show Type: Comedy, Musical
Audience: General
Warning: Some adult language, gun shot
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Vampires! Pirates! Chicken? Fast Food Love: The Musical! is a musical for people who… well, don't like musicals! We cover the three big Ls: Love, Loss, and Laughs (layered with plenty of sci-fi, pop-culture, and geek satire). Did we mention there was a talking chicken? Come on out for a greasy good time and celebrate this non-traditional show. Cluck the System. 

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/fast-food-love/

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Fringe: Carbon Copies (Mills Hardware, at 12:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Little Black Afro Productions (Hamilton, ON)https://www.littleblackafro.com

Playwright: Collective
Director: Luke Reece
Cast: Devon Bain, Cass Brennan, Stephanie Gundert, Charles Manzo, Steph Raposo, Aaron Robertson, Kano Wilkinson
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content Strong Language
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Inspired by photography, and impressions from the past, Carbon Copies gives audiences a uniquely Canadian perspective on memory through the art of spoken word and slam poetry. Seven performers take the audience on a visual and linguistic journey through moments in their lives that help define who they are today. A picture is worth a thousand words, come find out what they are.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/carbon-copies/

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Fringe: Choose, But Choose Wisely (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 2:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Ausable Theatre (London, ON)

Playwright: Jeff Culbert
Director: Jeff Culbert
Cast: Chris Bancroft, Johnny Bobesich, Josh Cottrell, David Henry and Marina Sheppard
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Running Time: 80 minutes

It's 1812 and the Americans have just declared war. General Hull comes across the border from Detroit and issues an ultimatum to the Canadians: Allow the invaders to take control or face a war of extermination. “Choose, but choose wisely”, he says. Nice guy. People living along the Thames River – the Chippewa scout, the militiaman, the American sympathizer and the Quaker pacifists – are all forced to make their choices and hope for the best.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/choose-but-choose-wisely/

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Fringe: Places (Citadel Theatre, at 2:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Broken Soil Theatrehttps://www.facebook.com/brokensoiltheatre

Playwright: Michael Kras
Director: Michael Kras
Cast: Evan Mulrooney as Alex, Michael Pearson as Jason, Rachel Estok as Rebecca
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content Strong Language
Running Time: 75 Minutes

It's the point of no return for three university students on a costly journey to self-discovery at a time where it matters more than anything. Fighting through identity, family, tragedy, addiction, and self-worth, they struggle against all odds to find themselves. From the Best of Fringe winning team that brought you Jamie's Gone, Places integrates fiery text, movement, dance, and original music, tackling universal themes of passion, purpose, and finding your place in the world.  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/places/

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Fringe: The Great Canadian Tire Money Caper (Mills Hardware, at 2:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Local Rascal Productions (Toronto, ON)https://www.dontspendithoney.com

Playwright: Corin Raymond
Director: Morgan Jones Phillips
Cast: Corin Raymond.
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

From the writer/performer of Bookworm, the story of how a song enabled a Toronto songwriter to pay for the making of his album with Canadian Tire money. A grassroots tale of Music, Money, and Work, and how an absurdly beautiful triumph of community transformed one man's ideas about all three. “Corin Raymond is a storyteller who by the end of the night you'll have known your whole life.” – The Globe and Mail

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/canadian-tire-money-caper/

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Fringe: Suitcase: The Untold Story of Evelyn Dick (Gallery 1: b contemporary, at 2:00pm & 7:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 2:00pm & 7:00pm
  • Location: Gallery 1: b contemporary
  • Address: 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Aperio Theatre (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Megan Janssen
Director: Megan Janssen
Cast: Megan Janssen
Show Type: Dark Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warnings: Mature Content
Running Time: 17 Minutes

Sex, Murder, Intrigue. Get an intimate look inside the mind of Hamilton's own legendary criminal as she reflects on her relationship with John Dick, how it came to ashes, and what she plans to do next. This is Evelyn as you've never seen her before. A blend of fact and imagination.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/suitcase/

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Fringe: There Was and There Was Not (Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc, at 2:15pm & 7:15pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 2:15pm & 7:15pm
  • Location: Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Address: 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Pilaf People Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Paula Grove& Melanie Skene
Director: Paula Grove & Melanie Skene
Cast: Paula Grove
Show Type: Drama
Audience: Mature
Running Time: 20 Minutes

It is 1915.  Hot sand blows through the desert where an Armenian mother comforts her young children with songs and tales of her ancient homeland.  She weaves the funny, wise and mystical stories with love and courage and celebrates a spirit that was almost lost in the winds of history and the atrocities of World War One.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/there-was-and-there-was-not/

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Fringe: The Conspiracy of Michael (Gallery 1: b contemporary, at 3:00pm & 9:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 3:00pm & 9:00pm
  • Location: Gallery 1: b contemporary
  • Address: 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Reaching Symmetry Theatre (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Stephen Near
Director: Aaron Joel Craig
Cast: Stephen Near, Lauren Repei
Show Type: Drama
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content Strong Language
Running Time: 20 Minutes

MH370. 9/11 hijackers. Big Tobacco. NSA. Operation Berkshire. CDC. Nursing Home Death Panels. RCMP. HAARP. The Hum driving people crazy. Everything is connected. Everything means something sinister. Just ask Michael. From his one room he can see the truth. If only his sister would listen. Maybe this time she will…

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-conspiracy-of-michael/

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Fringe: Air (Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc, at 3:15pm & 8:15pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 3:15pm & 8:15pm
  • Location: Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Address: 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Tottering Biped Theatre

Playwright: Trevor Copp
Director: Richard Baune
Cast: Trevor Copp, Kit Simmons
Show Type: Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Running Time: 20 Minutes

One spontaneously expands to galactic size and climbs the stars. One climbs into a pit and down their subconscious. One flies. One dies. In a series of physical high impact sequences. ‘Air' explores the Elevated state – physical, spiritual, and psychological. Physical theatre performer Trevor Copp uses movement to launch into places where words cannot follow.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/air/

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Fringe: I Want To Be (Theatre Aquarius, at 3:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 3:30pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Sonshine and Broccolihttp://sonshineandbroccoli.com

Playwright: Alex Karolyi
Music & Lyrics: Lisa Sonshine & Brock Buford
Cast: Lisa Sonshine, Brock Buford, Marilyn Anne Campbell
Show Type Family Musical
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 minutes

Join Sonshine and Broccoli and their dog Bingo in a pop/rock musical, on a journey of Self Discovery that will leave you rocking out and singing the songs long after the show is over.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/i-want-to-be/

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Fringe: Opie Come Home (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 4:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 4:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Amethyst Rex Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Ian O'Brien
Director: Ken Smith
Cast: Ian O'Brien, Ken Smith, Rachel Faber, Rebecca Reid, Sam Burwell
Show Type: Drama
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content Strong Language
Running Time: 55 minutes

Robert has shattered, and the disparate beings left behind have taken it upon themselves to solve his woes and end his insanity. An Absurdist piece from young playwright, Ian O'Brien, Opie Come Home promises to offer but one vision of how the mind works, and how we might find the means to go on.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/opie-come-home/

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Fringe: The Real Meatballs (BYOV 1: The Players' Guild, at 4:00pm & 9:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 4:00pm & 9:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 1: The Players' Guild
  • Address: 80 Queen St S, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Hi-D Theatre (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Debra Hale
Director: Jillian Rees-Brown
Cast: Rosemary Doyle, Liz Gordon, Debra Hale, Timm Hughes, Jane Miller, Brian Paul
Show Type: Comedy
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

“The Real Meatballs” Farce Ingredients: 1 Saucy Sicilian Chef and her desperate Manager 1 Belly Dancing TV Network Boss 2 awkward Brits on a first date 1 former German Women's Olympic Wrestler 1 corpse 1 inept dominatrix Place all in an Italian Villa that's seen better days, provide togas and copious amounts of grappa. Stir vigorously.  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-real-meatballs/

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Fringe: Life Through Fire (Theatre Aquarius, at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Bee Right Back Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Bryan Boodhoo
Director: Bryan Boodhoo
Cast: Heather Baer as CAMILLA MacINTOSH, Dan Sanderson as HENRY MacINTOSH
Show Type: Drama
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 60 Minutes

“Life through Fire” is a memory play of Camilla MacIntosh's incredible journey from growing up in Manchester to becoming a nurse during World War II and to living as a preacher's wife and widow in Kitchener-Waterloo.  She's lived through the bombing of Dresden, the Kennedy assassination and she's got one last thing to say to her dead husband before she's ready to leave this life.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/life-through-fire/

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Fringe: On The Rocks (Mills Hardware, at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Windmills Theatre (Hamilton/Burlington, ON)https://windmillstheatre.wordpress.com

Playwright: Gregory Cruikshank
Director: Robert K. Brown
Cast: Jesse Horvath, playing Doctor Hornet, Krista McNaughton, playing Captain Blizzard, Carissa Kaye, playing Scarlet Harlequin, Kevin M. Griffiths, playing Pumpkinhead, Melissa Verwey, playing Server (Katie)
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content, Strong Language
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Four supervillains walk into a bar… The Terrible Tetrad, a once fearsome team of supervillains, officially disbanded, reunites at the usual bar at the request of their nominal leader, Doctor Hornet. The good Doctor has some plans for a special job to share. Little do the rest know that this is one job Doctor Hornet must perform alone, one that will change his life forever…

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/on-the-rocks/

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Fringe: Out To Lunch (Citadel Theatre, at 6:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Half Second Echo Dance Collective (Toronto, ON)https://www.facebook.com/HalfSecondEcho

Director: Half Second Echo Dance Collective
Choreographers: Irvin Chow, Monika Davis, Jesse Dell, Denise Solleza
Cast: Justine Comfort, Monika Davis, Sarah Dowhun, Miles Gosse, Melina Pereira
Denise Solleza
Show Type: Dance/Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Take a trip down the rabbit hole to a different planet, a misfits anonymous meeting and through half a dozen dreams. Half Second Echo dance collective premieres its first full length production, “Out To Lunch”. Through contemporary dance, the collective explores the meeting of curious creatures, misfits and dreamers.  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/out-to-lunch/

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Fringe: The Bell Ringer (BYOV 1: The Players' Guild, at 7:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 1: The Players' Guild
  • Address: 80 Queen St S, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Bending Reality Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Taryn Crankshaw et.al
Director: Jessica Marshall et. al
Cast: Caleb: Phil Krusto, Em: Julie Diab, Claude Frollo: Charles Wallace, Warren: Danny Johnston, Manifestations: Mackenzie Potts
Kit Simmons, Justin Mackie, Rebecca Marshall
Show Type: Drama Horror
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 60 Minutes

A modern adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1831 novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame that explores the discourse and ideologies surrounding disability and male body image in today's society. The Bell Ringer investigates the physical and social integration between bodies of different shapes, sizes, and abilities. This production asks audiences to inquire how and why the dark themes of Hugo's 183 year old work are still relevant to today's standards of the human body.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-bell-ringer/

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Fringe: Romeo & Juliet: An Escapist Comedy (Theatre Aquarius, at 7:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Make Art Theatre (Hamilton, ON)https://www.facebook.com/make.art.theatre

Playwright: Ryan Sero
Director: Tyler Brent
Cast: Esther Huh (Benvolio, Friar John, Waiter) Tyler Brent (Tybalt, Nurse)
Laura Ellis (Mercutio, Rosaline, Apothecary) Sean Emberley (Capulet, Friar Lawrence) Annalee Flint (Juliet) Ryan M. Sero (Romeo)
Show Type: Comedy
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Romeo has a lot on his mind: his girlfriend has dumped him, he just fell in love with Juliet, the daughter of his enemies, the Capulets, and he can't find meaning in life.  Not only that, but try finding a decent barber. Romeo & Juliet: An Escapist Comedy transforms Shakespeare's love story into a comedy in the style of Woody Allen.  It premiered as the best-attended show at the Canadian Theatre Festival in 2012.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/romeo-and-juliet/

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Fringe: Prince Charming: Missing Person (Mills Hardware, at 7:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Green with Envy Productions (Toronto, ON)https://www.greenwithenvyproductions.ca

Playwright: Kelly Aija Zemnickis
Director: Bruce Hunter
Cast: Laura Kyswaty, Matthew Krist, Jennifer Wren, Andrew Kines
Show Type: Comedy, Drama
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Every little girl grows up dreaming of meeting her very own prince charming one day and living happily ever after. So what's that girl to do when she does meet him but things aren't what they seem? ‘Prince Charming: Missing Person' is a fairy tale about heartbreak, hope & wondering if the one you're meant to be with is simply stuck in traffic.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/prince-charming-missing-person/

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Fringe: Capsule (Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre, at 7:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Location: Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre
  • Address: 228 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Theatre George (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Michael Rinaldi, Andrew McNee
Director: Craig Hall
Cast: Michael Rinaldi, Juno Rinaldi
Show Type: Comedy Sci-Fi
Audience: General
Running Time: 20 Min

Captain Robert Ballantine orbits Neptune. He's lost contact with ground control. He fears he's losing his sanity. And just when he's lost all hope, he finds an unlikely friend. “There is more packed into this 20 minute show than some productions achieve in two hours.” -Urban Pie

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/capsule/

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Fringe: Bless Her Heart (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Islet Productions

Playwright: Elizabeth McEachern
Cast: Elizabeth McEachern
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 60 minutes

Growing up on a farm should be an idyllic existence, but it's really about lifting heavy hay bales, chasing cattle, and getting bitten by a horse.  Liz wants to be a different type of country girl, a southern belle.  She dreams of having lots of suitors, falling in love, and one day playing Scarlett O'Hara on screen.  But when she looks back on her life, things haven't quite turned out the way she expected.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/bless-her-heart/

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Fringe: Storm and Silence (Citadel Theatre, at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Form Contemporary Dance Theatre (Burlington, ON)

Choreographers: Lisa Emmons and Mateo Galindo Torres
Collaborators/Performers: Caryn Chappell, Lisa Emmons, James Farrington, Damian Norman, Anthony Rapoport, Mateo Galindo Torres
Show Type: Drama Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Warning: Strobe Lights, Fog Machine
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Storm and Silence is an exhilarating, intoxicating adventure into contemporary dance and theatre. The show consists of two works: I:Solo explores our insatiable need for expression within the confines of humanity. Storm and Silence, recounts the life of Lorelei, a professional dancer living in Germany during WWII and the GDR era. Forced to abandon her profession, Lorelei dives into the Elbe to escape. Swim with Lorelei through mythological worlds of loss and death.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/storm-and-silence/

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Fringe: Modern Times: Almost a Musical (BYOV 4: Gallery on the Bay, at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 4: Gallery on the Bay
  • Address: 231 Bay St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Gallery on the Bay (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: David Dawson
Director: David Dawson
Cast: Ray Rivers, Charly Chiarelli, John Darling, Mike Queripel, Kaime Woody Sherman, Vensio DeSalvo
Show Type: Musical Dramedy
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language, Perspicacity
Running Time: 70 Minutes

Lost souls, smart phones, unattended packages. Saints, sinners, and an angel on call. Original music performed by Charly Chiarelli and Venesio De Salvo. Drama provided by Ray Rivers, Mike Queripel, John Darling, and Kaime Woody Sherman. A play that asks the question, “Is it possible to love Rob Ford and Mike Duffy at the same time, and, if not, well, who wants that last piece of pumpkin pie?”

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/modern-times/

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Fringe: Borderline Me (Gallery 1: b contemporary, at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Gallery 1: b contemporary
  • Address: 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

BorderLine Productions

Playwright: Robin Zee
Director: Learie McNicolls
Cast: Robin Zee, Music by Orange McFarland
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 20 Minutes

Journey with Robin through her experience of the dark side of human trafficking, abuse, mental health and street life.  Rejoice and cheer her on as she finds her way into the light and humor of life. A story of hope, empowerment, courage and strength. Based on a true story.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/borderline-me/

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Storm and Silence at the Hamilton Fringe Festival

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca Street, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Lisa Emmons
  • Email: info@leform.ca
  • Phone: (416) 432-8816x. (416) 432-8816

Storm and Silence plays at the Citadel Theatre in Hamilton from July 17th-27th.

Two work evening of dance, movement, theatre and potent imagery.

I:SOLO (10 min): Utilizing contemporary movements and dance I:Solo explores our insatiable need for expression within the confines of our humanity.

STORM and SILENCE (40 min): A mosaic of spoken word, live music, movement and contemporary dance. The work is inspired by the life of Lorelei, a professional dancer living in Germany during WWII and the GDR era. Forced to abandon her profession, Lorelei escapes into the Elbe River and enters a mythological world of loss and death that invites spectators to consider that we have no better task than to take pleasure in our lives and pursue our passions.

Storm and Silence invites its audiences to question definitions of power, control, longing, pleasure, freedom and escape. How do we find pleasure? Who are our oppressors? Where do we escape? At what cost? ? Choreography by Lisa Emmons and Mateo Galindo Torres

Text and Dramaturgy by James Farrington

Storm and Silence features live Viola and Electronic Music Scores by Mateo Galindo Torres

Live Music Performed and Improvised by Anthony Rapoport : J. S. Bach: Bourèe from Suite in C and Paul Hindemith: Wild from Sonata Opus 25 #1

Collaborators/Performers: Caryn Chappell, Lisa Emmons, James Farrington, Nicole Meehan, Damian Norman, Anthony Rapoport, Mateo Galindo Torres

The Citadel Theatre – 28 Rebecca Street, Hamilton ON

Thursday July 17th at 7:30 PM Sunday July 20th at 8:00 PM Tuesday July 22nd at 7:30 PM Thursday July 24th at 7:30 PM Friday July 25th at 11:00 PM Saturday July 26th at 8:00 PM Sunday July 27th 8:00 PM

Tickets: $10.00 (with a $4.00 Fringe Backer button required) For Advance Online Tickets:www.hamiltonfringe.ca/tickets

Approximately 60 minutes LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED

http://www.leform.ca

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Fringe: Trumpet Romance: a wild journey in search of music (BYOV 2: Artword Artbar, at 9:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 9:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 2: Artword Artbar
  • Address: 15 Colbourne St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Artword Theatre (Hamilton and Burlington, ON)

Written and Performed by: Stuart Laughton
Director/Script Development: Ronald Weihs
Cast: Performed by Stuart Laughton with musical instruments: trumpet, guitar, harmonica, piano.
Show Type: Musical
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Stuart Laughton picked up a trumpet when he was nine, and it was love at first breath. He began a stellar classical career: Canadian Brass at age 19 and La Scala orchestra at 23. But the siren call of B.B. King's guitar took him on a wild musical journey, playing roots music in Porkbelly Futures, until it all came together by a lake in Haliburton in R. Murray Schafer's And Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/trumpet-romance/

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Fringe: Add Friend (Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc, at 9:15pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 9:15pm
  • Location: Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Address: 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

a field of crowns (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Andrew Cromwell
Director: Andrew Gaboury
Cast: Andrew Gaboury and a friend
Show Type: Drama Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 20 Minutes

The general public walked into a gallery to see a show YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT! (Add Friend deals with social media and how it is now an integrated part of our daily lives.) #theatre #HamOnt #Fringe #hashtag #theresalotgoingonatfringeifyouwanttoseeourshowgreatifnotwewonttakepersonaloffence #disclaimer  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/add-friend/

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Fringe: Behind Closed Doors (Citadel Theatre, at 9:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time: 9:30pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Red Pants Productions (Hamilton, ON)https://redpants.ca

Playwright: Adam Bryan
Director: Adam Bryan
Cast: Kelsi Hopkins, Michael Johnson, Gigi Inara, Megan Janssen, Eliott Shams
Show Type: Drama Musical
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content Domestic Abuse/Sexual Assault
Running Time: 57 Minutes

Behind Closed Doors is about a dancer who is in an abusive relationship and the steps she needs to take to get out of it.  Unfortunately, some of the people she has to deal with are less than sympathetic.  Eventually she manages to leave and finds friends in unsuspecting places.  But can she really recover from what she has experienced behind closed doors?

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/behind-closed-doors/

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Fringe: Sherlock & Watson: Behind Closed Doors (Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre, at  1:30pm & 6:30pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time:  1:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Location: Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre
  • Address: 228 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Baby Gumm Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Darren Stewart-Jones
Director: Darren Stewart-Jones
Cast: Mark Keller, Louis Adams
Show Type: Drama, Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 20 Minutes

Based on characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock & Watson: Behind Closed Doors is a short play that imagines the great detective and his trusted sidekick as more than just friends. Toronto's Mooney On Theatre says the piece is “…written and directed with careful attention to period detail.”

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/sherlock-and-watson/

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Fringe: The Yellow Wallpaper (BYOV 1: The Players' Guild, at  2:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time:  2:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 1: The Players' Guild
  • Address: 80 Queen St S, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

A Company of Players (Toronto, ON)

Playwright: Kristi Boulton (asst Matthew Bandura and Emiliano Bravin)
Director: Kristi Boulton
Cast: Hanah Itner as Charlotte, Sarah Granger asWallpaper Woman, Michael Patricelli as John, Claudia Spadafora as Jenny, Nick Kozij as Henry, Kristi Boulton as Rachel, Philip Wonder (Understudy John/Henry)
Show Type: Drama
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 75 Minutes

“Sometimes I think there are many women behind the paper, and sometimes only one, and she is all the time trying to climb through.” Charlotte couldn't have known the true horrors that awaited her once confined to the room with yellow wallpaper. Trapped within, she soon discovers that what she should fear most is not her fragile mind, but what's lurking beyond it, “because those women…They call to me.”

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-yellow-wallpaper/

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Fringe: Tomes (Mills Hardware, at  9:00pm)

  • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
  • Time:  9:00pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Secretly Illiterate Theatre (Toronto, ON)https://www.tomesimprov.com

Playwright: Company Improv
Director: Jess Bryson
Cast: Justin Kosi, Erin Marchak, Candace Meeks, Joan Patch, Mike Riverso, Doug Sheppard
Show Type: Comedy/Sci-Fi
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language/Audience Participation (will be asked to choose a book)
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Tomes are improvised adaptations of (the covers of) forgotten paperback fantasy novels, stories that will never be read or repeated. Six brave, clever improvisers emerge from the darkness with a box full of books they have never read… and never will. An equally brave and clever audience member chooses one of these books and the entire book is performed live onstage before your very eyes!           

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/tomes/

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Fringe: The Trial of Naomi Verne (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 11:00am)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 11:00am
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

BANDLER CORPORATION (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: John Bandler
Director: Tom Mackan
Cast: Brenna Rae MacNaughton as Naomi Verne, Steve O'Brien as The Inquisitor, Andrea Adcock as Valdis, Genevieve Jack as Tamina Maxwell
Show Type: Drama Sci-Fi
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language
Running Time: 60 minutes

Naomi Verne, ruler of the American Domain, is held without charge for crime or crimes unspecified. Under interrogation by The Inquisitor, she recalls her secret summit with Luton Maxwell's mother, representative of the theocratic rulers of the Empire of God, and is forced into facing the hideous bargain she struck as a way out of a lethal global deadlock.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-trial-of-naomi-verne/

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Fringe: Out To Lunch (Citadel Theatre, at 12:30pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Half Second Echo Dance Collective (Toronto, ON)https://www.facebook.com/HalfSecondEcho

Director: Half Second Echo Dance Collective
Choreographers: Irvin Chow, Monika Davis, Jesse Dell, Denise Solleza
Cast: Justine Comfort, Monika Davis, Sarah Dowhun, Miles Gosse, Melina Pereira
Denise Solleza
Show Type: Dance/Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Take a trip down the rabbit hole to a different planet, a misfits anonymous meeting and through half a dozen dreams. Half Second Echo dance collective premieres its first full length production, “Out To Lunch”. Through contemporary dance, the collective explores the meeting of curious creatures, misfits and dreamers.  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/out-to-lunch/

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Fringe: Prince Charming: Missing Person (Mills Hardware, at 12:30pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Green with Envy Productions (Toronto, ON)https://www.greenwithenvyproductions.ca

Playwright: Kelly Aija Zemnickis
Director: Bruce Hunter
Cast: Laura Kyswaty, Matthew Krist, Jennifer Wren, Andrew Kines
Show Type: Comedy, Drama
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Every little girl grows up dreaming of meeting her very own prince charming one day and living happily ever after. So what's that girl to do when she does meet him but things aren't what they seem? ‘Prince Charming: Missing Person' is a fairy tale about heartbreak, hope & wondering if the one you're meant to be with is simply stuck in traffic.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/prince-charming-missing-person/

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Fringe: I Want To Be (Theatre Aquarius, at 12:30pm & 2:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 12:30pm & 2:00pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Sonshine and Broccolihttp://sonshineandbroccoli.com

Playwright: Alex Karolyi
Music & Lyrics: Lisa Sonshine & Brock Buford
Cast: Lisa Sonshine, Brock Buford, Marilyn Anne Campbell
Show Type Family Musical
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 minutes

Join Sonshine and Broccoli and their dog Bingo in a pop/rock musical, on a journey of Self Discovery that will leave you rocking out and singing the songs long after the show is over.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/i-want-to-be/

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Fringe: The Kalamazoo Diaries (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 2:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Winterhut Productions

Playwright: Natalie Fingerhut
Director: LJ Nelles
Cast: Esther Arbeid, Joy Castro, David Fournier, Adrian Gorrissen, Eric Lehmann, Merle Newell
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language
Running Time: 60 minutes

“Sometimes…the past is just too much to bear” Stuck at a medieval studies conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan (a.k.a. The Zoo) with 3180 die-hard medievalists, reluctant medieval studies editor, Natalie Fingerhut, struggles to make sense of the past while being haunted in the present. Believe it or not, this play is funny.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-kalamazoo-diaries/

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Fringe: XOXO: The Relationship Show (Mills Hardware, at 2:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Two Juliets (Oakville, ON)

Playwright: Meghan Chalmers & Franny McCabe-Bennett
Director: Meghan Chalmers & Franny McCabe-Bennett
Cast: Meghan Chalmers & Franny McCabe-Bennett
Show Type: Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content, Strong Language
Running Time: 60 Minutes

We've all heard nice guys finish last, but what about nice girls? An hour-long comedy cabaret exploring the highs and lows of dating in the modern world, from first kiss to first dis, break-ups to make-ups and everything in between. Two Juliets creates original shows featuring scenes, monologues and songs from a funny, feminist point of view.  Based on the 2013 Mini-Series hit, “XOXO”! Winner of the People's Choice Award, SpringWorks Festival 2014 (Stratford, Ontario)

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/xoxo/

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Fringe: The Bell Ringer (BYOV 1: The Players' Guild, at 2:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 1: The Players' Guild
  • Address: 80 Queen St S, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Bending Reality Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Taryn Crankshaw et.al
Director: Jessica Marshall et. al
Cast: Caleb: Phil Krusto, Em: Julie Diab, Claude Frollo: Charles Wallace, Warren: Danny Johnston, Manifestations: Mackenzie Potts
Kit Simmons, Justin Mackie, Rebecca Marshall
Show Type: Drama Horror
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 60 Minutes

A modern adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1831 novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame that explores the discourse and ideologies surrounding disability and male body image in today's society. The Bell Ringer investigates the physical and social integration between bodies of different shapes, sizes, and abilities. This production asks audiences to inquire how and why the dark themes of Hugo's 183 year old work are still relevant to today's standards of the human body.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-bell-ringer/

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Fringe: Borderline Me (Gallery 1: b contemporary, at 2:00pm & 8:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 2:00pm & 8:00pm
  • Location: Gallery 1: b contemporary
  • Address: 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

BorderLine Productions

Playwright: Robin Zee
Director: Learie McNicolls
Cast: Robin Zee, Music by Orange McFarland
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 20 Minutes

Journey with Robin through her experience of the dark side of human trafficking, abuse, mental health and street life.  Rejoice and cheer her on as she finds her way into the light and humor of life. A story of hope, empowerment, courage and strength. Based on a true story.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/borderline-me/

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Fringe: Add Friend (Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc, at 2:15pm & 8:15pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 2:15pm & 8:15pm
  • Location: Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Address: 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

a field of crowns (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Andrew Cromwell
Director: Andrew Gaboury
Cast: Andrew Gaboury and a friend
Show Type: Drama Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 20 Minutes

The general public walked into a gallery to see a show YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT! (Add Friend deals with social media and how it is now an integrated part of our daily lives.) #theatre #HamOnt #Fringe #hashtag #theresalotgoingonatfringeifyouwanttoseeourshowgreatifnotwewonttakepersonaloffence #disclaimer  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/add-friend/

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Fringe: The Conspiracy of Michael (Gallery 1: b contemporary, at 3:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 3:00pm
  • Location: Gallery 1: b contemporary
  • Address: 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Reaching Symmetry Theatre (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Stephen Near
Director: Aaron Joel Craig
Cast: Stephen Near, Lauren Repei
Show Type: Drama
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content Strong Language
Running Time: 20 Minutes

MH370. 9/11 hijackers. Big Tobacco. NSA. Operation Berkshire. CDC. Nursing Home Death Panels. RCMP. HAARP. The Hum driving people crazy. Everything is connected. Everything means something sinister. Just ask Michael. From his one room he can see the truth. If only his sister would listen. Maybe this time she will…

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-conspiracy-of-michael/

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Fringe: Air (Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc, at 3:15pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 3:15pm
  • Location: Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Address: 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Tottering Biped Theatre

Playwright: Trevor Copp
Director: Richard Baune
Cast: Trevor Copp, Kit Simmons
Show Type: Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Running Time: 20 Minutes

One spontaneously expands to galactic size and climbs the stars. One climbs into a pit and down their subconscious. One flies. One dies. In a series of physical high impact sequences. ‘Air' explores the Elevated state – physical, spiritual, and psychological. Physical theatre performer Trevor Copp uses movement to launch into places where words cannot follow.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/air/

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Fringe: Behind Closed Doors (Citadel Theatre, at 3:30pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 3:30pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Red Pants Productions (Hamilton, ON)https://redpants.ca

Playwright: Adam Bryan
Director: Adam Bryan
Cast: Kelsi Hopkins, Michael Johnson, Gigi Inara, Megan Janssen, Eliott Shams
Show Type: Drama Musical
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content Domestic Abuse/Sexual Assault
Running Time: 57 Minutes

Behind Closed Doors is about a dancer who is in an abusive relationship and the steps she needs to take to get out of it.  Unfortunately, some of the people she has to deal with are less than sympathetic.  Eventually she manages to leave and finds friends in unsuspecting places.  But can she really recover from what she has experienced behind closed doors?

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/behind-closed-doors/

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Fringe: On The Rocks (Mills Hardware, at 3:30pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 3:30pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Windmills Theatre (Hamilton/Burlington, ON)https://windmillstheatre.wordpress.com

Playwright: Gregory Cruikshank
Director: Robert K. Brown
Cast: Jesse Horvath, playing Doctor Hornet, Krista McNaughton, playing Captain Blizzard, Carissa Kaye, playing Scarlet Harlequin, Kevin M. Griffiths, playing Pumpkinhead, Melissa Verwey, playing Server (Katie)
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content, Strong Language
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Four supervillains walk into a bar… The Terrible Tetrad, a once fearsome team of supervillains, officially disbanded, reunites at the usual bar at the request of their nominal leader, Doctor Hornet. The good Doctor has some plans for a special job to share. Little do the rest know that this is one job Doctor Hornet must perform alone, one that will change his life forever…

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/on-the-rocks/

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Fringe: The Real Meatballs (BYOV 1: The Players' Guild, at 4:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 4:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 1: The Players' Guild
  • Address: 80 Queen St S, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Hi-D Theatre (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Debra Hale
Director: Jillian Rees-Brown
Cast: Rosemary Doyle, Liz Gordon, Debra Hale, Timm Hughes, Jane Miller, Brian Paul
Show Type: Comedy
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

“The Real Meatballs” Farce Ingredients: 1 Saucy Sicilian Chef and her desperate Manager 1 Belly Dancing TV Network Boss 2 awkward Brits on a first date 1 former German Women's Olympic Wrestler 1 corpse 1 inept dominatrix Place all in an Italian Villa that's seen better days, provide togas and copious amounts of grappa. Stir vigorously.  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/the-real-meatballs/

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Fringe: Choose, But Choose Wisely (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Ausable Theatre (London, ON)

Playwright: Jeff Culbert
Director: Jeff Culbert
Cast: Chris Bancroft, Johnny Bobesich, Josh Cottrell, David Henry and Marina Sheppard
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Running Time: 80 minutes

It's 1812 and the Americans have just declared war. General Hull comes across the border from Detroit and issues an ultimatum to the Canadians: Allow the invaders to take control or face a war of extermination. “Choose, but choose wisely”, he says. Nice guy. People living along the Thames River – the Chippewa scout, the militiaman, the American sympathizer and the Quaker pacifists – are all forced to make their choices and hope for the best.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/choose-but-choose-wisely/

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Fringe: 911 (Theatre Aquarius, at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

HUMANZOO (Toronto, ON)

Playwright: Jakob Ehman
Director: Jakob Ehman
Cast: Claire Burns, Edward Charette, Brandon Crone, Justin Goodhand, G. Kyle Shields
Show Type: Mystery, Dark Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warning: Mature Content, Language, Drug Use
Running Time: 85 minutes

“Who's phone is this? Why did they call 911? Why did they then, moments later, throw said phone at my vehicle? Was it from a balcony? The mystery phone? The mystery dick? My name is Micker and this is my buddy Ari. We have a lot of questions… We're pretty fucking perplexed. This is: A mystery. A whodunnit. Or rather… Who dun what?”

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/911/

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Fringe: Places (Citadel Theatre, at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Broken Soil Theatrehttps://www.facebook.com/brokensoiltheatre

Playwright: Michael Kras
Director: Michael Kras
Cast: Evan Mulrooney as Alex, Michael Pearson as Jason, Rachel Estok as Rebecca
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content Strong Language
Running Time: 75 Minutes

It's the point of no return for three university students on a costly journey to self-discovery at a time where it matters more than anything. Fighting through identity, family, tragedy, addiction, and self-worth, they struggle against all odds to find themselves. From the Best of Fringe winning team that brought you Jamie's Gone, Places integrates fiery text, movement, dance, and original music, tackling universal themes of passion, purpose, and finding your place in the world.  

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/places/

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Fringe: The Great Canadian Tire Money Caper (Mills Hardware, at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Local Rascal Productions (Toronto, ON)https://www.dontspendithoney.com

Playwright: Corin Raymond
Director: Morgan Jones Phillips
Cast: Corin Raymond.
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

From the writer/performer of Bookworm, the story of how a song enabled a Toronto songwriter to pay for the making of his album with Canadian Tire money. A grassroots tale of Music, Money, and Work, and how an absurdly beautiful triumph of community transformed one man's ideas about all three. “Corin Raymond is a storyteller who by the end of the night you'll have known your whole life.” – The Globe and Mail

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/canadian-tire-money-caper/

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Fringe: Trumpet Romance: a wild journey in search of music (BYOV 2: Artword Artbar, at 6:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: BYOV 2: Artword Artbar
  • Address: 15 Colbourne St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Artword Theatre (Hamilton and Burlington, ON)

Written and Performed by: Stuart Laughton
Director/Script Development: Ronald Weihs
Cast: Performed by Stuart Laughton with musical instruments: trumpet, guitar, harmonica, piano.
Show Type: Musical
Audience: General
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Stuart Laughton picked up a trumpet when he was nine, and it was love at first breath. He began a stellar classical career: Canadian Brass at age 19 and La Scala orchestra at 23. But the siren call of B.B. King's guitar took him on a wild musical journey, playing roots music in Porkbelly Futures, until it all came together by a lake in Haliburton in R. Murray Schafer's And Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/trumpet-romance/

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Fringe: Suitcase: The Untold Story of Evelyn Dick (Gallery 1: b contemporary, at 7:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: Gallery 1: b contemporary
  • Address: 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Aperio Theatre (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Megan Janssen
Director: Megan Janssen
Cast: Megan Janssen
Show Type: Dark Comedy
Audience: Mature
Warnings: Mature Content
Running Time: 17 Minutes

Sex, Murder, Intrigue. Get an intimate look inside the mind of Hamilton's own legendary criminal as she reflects on her relationship with John Dick, how it came to ashes, and what she plans to do next. This is Evelyn as you've never seen her before. A blend of fact and imagination.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/suitcase/

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Fringe: There Was and There Was Not (Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc, at 7:15pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 7:15pm
  • Location: Gallery 3: Hamilton Artists Inc
  • Address: 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Pilaf People Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Paula Grove& Melanie Skene
Director: Paula Grove & Melanie Skene
Cast: Paula Grove
Show Type: Drama
Audience: Mature
Running Time: 20 Minutes

It is 1915.  Hot sand blows through the desert where an Armenian mother comforts her young children with songs and tales of her ancient homeland.  She weaves the funny, wise and mystical stories with love and courage and celebrates a spirit that was almost lost in the winds of history and the atrocities of World War One.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/there-was-and-there-was-not/

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Fringe: Tomes (Mills Hardware, at 7:30pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Location: Mills Hardware
  • Address: 95 King St E, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Secretly Illiterate Theatre (Toronto, ON)https://www.tomesimprov.com

Playwright: Company Improv
Director: Jess Bryson
Cast: Justin Kosi, Erin Marchak, Candace Meeks, Joan Patch, Mike Riverso, Doug Sheppard
Show Type: Comedy/Sci-Fi
Audience: General
Warning: Strong Language/Audience Participation (will be asked to choose a book)
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Tomes are improvised adaptations of (the covers of) forgotten paperback fantasy novels, stories that will never be read or repeated. Six brave, clever improvisers emerge from the darkness with a box full of books they have never read… and never will. An equally brave and clever audience member chooses one of these books and the entire book is performed live onstage before your very eyes!           

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/tomes/

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Fringe: Bless Her Heart (Hamilton Theatre Inc., at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Hamilton Theatre Inc.
  • Address: 140 Macnab St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Islet Productions

Playwright: Elizabeth McEachern
Cast: Elizabeth McEachern
Show Type: Drama Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 60 minutes

Growing up on a farm should be an idyllic existence, but it's really about lifting heavy hay bales, chasing cattle, and getting bitten by a horse.  Liz wants to be a different type of country girl, a southern belle.  She dreams of having lots of suitors, falling in love, and one day playing Scarlett O'Hara on screen.  But when she looks back on her life, things haven't quite turned out the way she expected.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/bless-her-heart/

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Fringe: Storm and Silence (Citadel Theatre, at 8:00pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Form Contemporary Dance Theatre (Burlington, ON)

Choreographers: Lisa Emmons and Mateo Galindo Torres
Collaborators/Performers: Caryn Chappell, Lisa Emmons, James Farrington, Damian Norman, Anthony Rapoport, Mateo Galindo Torres
Show Type: Drama Physical Theatre
Audience: General
Warning: Strobe Lights, Fog Machine
Running Time: 60 Minutes

Storm and Silence is an exhilarating, intoxicating adventure into contemporary dance and theatre. The show consists of two works: I:Solo explores our insatiable need for expression within the confines of humanity. Storm and Silence, recounts the life of Lorelei, a professional dancer living in Germany during WWII and the GDR era. Forced to abandon her profession, Lorelei dives into the Elbe to escape. Swim with Lorelei through mythological worlds of loss and death.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/storm-and-silence/

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Storm and Silence at the Hamilton Fringe Festival

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Location: Citadel Theatre
  • Address: 28 Rebecca Street, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Lisa Emmons
  • Email: info@leform.ca
  • Phone: (416) 432-8816x. (416) 432-8816

Storm and Silence plays at the Citadel Theatre in Hamilton from July 17th-27th.

Two work evening of dance, movement, theatre and potent imagery.

I:SOLO (10 min): Utilizing contemporary movements and dance I:Solo explores our insatiable need for expression within the confines of our humanity.

STORM and SILENCE (40 min): A mosaic of spoken word, live music, movement and contemporary dance. The work is inspired by the life of Lorelei, a professional dancer living in Germany during WWII and the GDR era. Forced to abandon her profession, Lorelei escapes into the Elbe River and enters a mythological world of loss and death that invites spectators to consider that we have no better task than to take pleasure in our lives and pursue our passions.

Storm and Silence invites its audiences to question definitions of power, control, longing, pleasure, freedom and escape. How do we find pleasure? Who are our oppressors? Where do we escape? At what cost? ? Choreography by Lisa Emmons and Mateo Galindo Torres

Text and Dramaturgy by James Farrington

Storm and Silence features live Viola and Electronic Music Scores by Mateo Galindo Torres

Live Music Performed and Improvised by Anthony Rapoport : J. S. Bach: Bourèe from Suite in C and Paul Hindemith: Wild from Sonata Opus 25 #1

Collaborators/Performers: Caryn Chappell, Lisa Emmons, James Farrington, Nicole Meehan, Damian Norman, Anthony Rapoport, Mateo Galindo Torres

The Citadel Theatre – 28 Rebecca Street, Hamilton ON

Thursday July 17th at 7:30 PM Sunday July 20th at 8:00 PM Tuesday July 22nd at 7:30 PM Thursday July 24th at 7:30 PM Friday July 25th at 11:00 PM Saturday July 26th at 8:00 PM Sunday July 27th 8:00 PM

Tickets: $10.00 (with a $4.00 Fringe Backer button required) For Advance Online Tickets:www.hamiltonfringe.ca/tickets

Approximately 60 minutes LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED

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Fringe: Love With Leila (Theatre Aquarius, at 9:30pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time: 9:30pm
  • Location: Theatre Aquarius
  • Address: 190 King William St, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Unveiled Productions (Victoria, BC)http://www.izadetemadi.com

Written & Directed: Izad Etemadi
Cast: Izad Etemadi
Audience: General
Show Type: Comedy
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 50 minutes

Have you ever been in love, felt insignificant, had unwanted facial hair? Leila has and she is back with her own show to tell you her story. The beautiful Persian woman that won the hearts of audiences across Canada in last year's award winning, Borderland, wants YOU to join her for an intimate evening filled with tales, secrets and laughter that you won't forget. WARNING: This show may contain nuts.

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/love-with-leila/

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Fringe: Capsule (Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre, at  1:30pm & 7:30pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time:  1:30pm & 7:30pm
  • Location: Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre
  • Address: 228 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Theatre George (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Michael Rinaldi, Andrew McNee
Director: Craig Hall
Cast: Michael Rinaldi, Juno Rinaldi
Show Type: Comedy Sci-Fi
Audience: General
Running Time: 20 Min

Captain Robert Ballantine orbits Neptune. He's lost contact with ground control. He fears he's losing his sanity. And just when he's lost all hope, he finds an unlikely friend. “There is more packed into this 20 minute show than some productions achieve in two hours.” -Urban Pie

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/capsule/

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Fringe: Sherlock & Watson: Behind Closed Doors (Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre, at  6:30pm)

  • Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
  • Time:  6:30pm
  • Location: Gallery 2: Factory Media Centre
  • Address: 228 James St N, Hamilton, ON (Google Maps)

Baby Gumm Productions (Hamilton, ON)

Playwright: Darren Stewart-Jones
Director: Darren Stewart-Jones
Cast: Mark Keller, Louis Adams
Show Type: Drama, Comedy
Audience: General
Warning: Mature Content
Running Time: 20 Minutes

Based on characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock & Watson: Behind Closed Doors is a short play that imagines the great detective and his trusted sidekick as more than just friends. Toronto's Mooney On Theatre says the piece is “…written and directed with careful attention to period detail.”

http://hamiltonfringe.ca/shows/sherlock-and-watson/

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What kind of leader are you: Leadership Camp

  • Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
  • Time: 11am - 2pm
  • Location: Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion
  • Address: 267 King Street East (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Jamie
  • Email: jamie@hcci.ca
  • Phone: 905-297-4694x. 109

Presented by Hamilton Centre for Civic Incluson in partnership with John Holland Leadership Institute 8 days + 8 awesome sessions Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm 267 King St East – downtown Ages between 12 to 16 To register please contact Jamie Kasiama at 905-297-4694 ext 109 or email Jamie@hcci.ca

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What kind of leader are you: Leadership Camp

  • Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014
  • Time: 11am - 2pm
  • Location: Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion
  • Address: 267 King Street East (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Jamie
  • Email: jamie@hcci.ca
  • Phone: 905-297-4694x. 109

Presented by Hamilton Centre for Civic Incluson in partnership with John Holland Leadership Institute 8 days + 8 awesome sessions Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm 267 King St East – downtown Ages between 12 to 16 To register please contact Jamie Kasiama at 905-297-4694 ext 109 or email Jamie@hcci.ca

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Music in the City Presented by Concession Street Business Improvement Area

  • Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
  • Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: St. Stephen-on-the-Mount Church (outside on the lawn)
  • Address: 625 Concession Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Carlo Gorni
  • Email: info@concessionstreet.net
  • Phone: 289-933-8899

Pick up your lunch at a great BIA restaurant and come to enjoy the sounds of Alfie Smith.

http://www.concessionstreet.net

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Healing with Youth: South Korea Farewell Concert

  • Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Location: Christ's Church Cathedral
  • Address: 252 James Street North (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Tricia
  • Email: info@hamiltonchildrenschoir.com
  • Phone: (905) 527 1618

Hear us perform our repertoire for the 10th World Symposium on Choral Music, South Korea (Aug 6-13).The HCC is the only Canadian choir invited for this exclusive gathering of world’s most prestigious choral conductors & choirs. More info: www.hamiltonchildrenschoir.com

Tickets: $25/ADULT, $20/SENIOR, $10/CHILD. Click on link below to buy tickets or call (905) 527 1618

bit.ly/hccsouthkorea

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What kind of leader are you: Leadership Camp

  • Date: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
  • Time: 11am - 2pm
  • Location: Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion
  • Address: 267 King Street East (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Jamie
  • Email: jamie@hcci.ca
  • Phone: 905-297-4694x. 109

Presented by Hamilton Centre for Civic Incluson in partnership with John Holland Leadership Institute 8 days + 8 awesome sessions Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm 267 King St East – downtown Ages between 12 to 16 To register please contact Jamie Kasiama at 905-297-4694 ext 109 or email Jamie@hcci.ca

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What kind of leader are you: Leadership Camp

  • Date: Thursday, August 07, 2014
  • Time: 11am - 2pm
  • Location: Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion
  • Address: 267 King Street East (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Jamie
  • Email: jamie@hcci.ca
  • Phone: 905-297-4694x. 109

Presented by Hamilton Centre for Civic Incluson in partnership with John Holland Leadership Institute 8 days + 8 awesome sessions Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm 267 King St East – downtown Ages between 12 to 16 To register please contact Jamie Kasiama at 905-297-4694 ext 109 or email Jamie@hcci.ca

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Music in the City Presented by Concession Street Business Improvement Area

  • Date: Friday, August 08, 2014
  • Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: St. Stephen-on-the-Mount Church (outside on the lawn)
  • Address: 625 Concession Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Carlo Gorni
  • Email: info@concessionstreet.net
  • Phone: 289-933-8899

Sonny Del Rio and a nice lunch on the grass. Sounds good!

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Spring Rolls Socially Responsible Socials

  • Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
  • Time: 7:00pm to 1:00am
  • Location: Spring Rolls Hamilton
  • Address: 999 Upper Wentworth Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Thi
  • Email: thi.le@springrolls.ca
  • Phone: 2897550508

Spring Rolls Socially Responsible Socials is a fundraiser that supports a charity each month. For the month of August proceeds will be donated to Rice Soup from Love, a charity that supports those who are living and are at risk of food poverty.

Please join Spring Rolls and enjoy a wonderful evening featuring live entertainment, appetizers, drink samples, door prizes, raffles and much more and support a great cause! For more information about Spring Rolls Socially Responsible Socials held at the restaurant, please contact Thi at 289-755-0508 or thi.le@springrolls.com.

Who : Spring Rolls Hamilton Event Date & Time : Saturday August 9th 2014 7:00PM-1:00AM Location: 999 Upper Wentworth, Hamilton ON Cost: $10 donation to Rice Soup from Love as cover.

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What kind of leader are you: Leadership Camp

  • Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
  • Time: 11am - 2pm
  • Location: Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion
  • Address: 267 King Street East (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Jamie
  • Email: jamie@hcci.ca
  • Phone: 905-297-4694x. 109

Presented by Hamilton Centre for Civic Incluson in partnership with John Holland Leadership Institute 8 days + 8 awesome sessions Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm 267 King St East – downtown Ages between 12 to 16 To register please contact Jamie Kasiama at 905-297-4694 ext 109 or email Jamie@hcci.ca

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What kind of leader are you: Leadership Camp

  • Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
  • Time: 11am - 2pm
  • Location: Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion
  • Address: 267 King Street East (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Jamie
  • Email: jamie@hcci.ca
  • Phone: 905-297-4694x. 109

Presented by Hamilton Centre for Civic Incluson in partnership with John Holland Leadership Institute 8 days + 8 awesome sessions Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm 267 King St East – downtown Ages between 12 to 16 To register please contact Jamie Kasiama at 905-297-4694 ext 109 or email Jamie@hcci.ca

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Music in the City Presented by Concession Street Business Improvement Area

  • Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
  • Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: In front of Cancer Assistance Program
  • Address: 569 Concession Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Carlo Gorni
  • Email: ed@concessionstreet.net
  • Phone: 289-933-8899

Mike Maguire performs.

Why not try a BBQ hamburger at CAP. Sales proceeds go towards CAP's activities (http://www.cancerassist.ca/).

http://www.concessionstreet.net

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Music in the City Presented by Concession Street Business Improvement Area

  • Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
  • Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: In front of Cancer Assistance Program
  • Address: 569 Concession Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Carlo Gorni
  • Email: ed@concessionstreet.net
  • Phone: 289-933-8899

Myles Branagh Jazz Duo. Enjoy the last hot days of summer with cool sounds. Get lunch from one of the great BIA restaurants or grab a burger off the CAP bbq.

http://www.concessionstreet.net

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Music in the City Presented by Concession Street Business Improvement Area

  • Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
  • Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: In front of Cancer Assistance Program
  • Address: 569 Concession Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Carlo Gorni
  • Email: ed@concessionstreet.net
  • Phone: 289-933-8899

Troy Harmer performs.Friday lunch before the long weekend. Why not take a long one here today.

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Music in the City Presented by Concession Street Business Improvement Area

  • Date: Friday, September 05, 2014
  • Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: In front of Zoetic Theatre
  • Address: 526 Concession Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Carlo Gorni
  • Email: ed@concessionstreet.net
  • Phone: 289-933-8899

The Silvertones Steele Drums will perform.

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Music in the City Presented by Concession Street Business Improvement Area

  • Date: Friday, September 12, 2014
  • Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: St. Stephen-on-the-Mount Church (outside on the lawn)
  • Address: 625 Concession Street (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Carlo Gorni
  • Email: ed@concessionstreet.net
  • Phone: 289-933-8899

Robyn Benidict and her guitar close out the Music in the City program on Concession Street for 2014. Grab lunch from a great BIA restaurant and enjoy.

http://www.concessionstreet.net

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MLH: SOLO - Art Show & Sale

  • Date: Sunday, September 14, 2014
  • Time: 2-5pm
  • Location: Hamilton Beach Rescue Unit Community Hall
  • Address: 316 Beach Blvd, Hamilton Beaches (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Margaret Lindsay Holton
  • Email: lynholton@gmail.com
  • Phone: 905-393-5106

Join mid-career Golden Horseshoe artist, Margaret Lindsay Holton, for a one day 'pop up' art show & sale in the Hamilton Beaches' Community Hall. New acrylic & oil paintings, pinhole & photo-collage photography, custom artbooks, and the launch of her new musical CD, 'Summer Haze'. A family friendly fun event with free lemonade and free parking. And, just a 2 minute walk to the wonderful Lake Ontario public beachfront area ... All welcome. On-line preview starts August 15th on event website. - Cash & Carry, Major Credit Cards accepted. - See you there!

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Hamilton Fall RV Expo

The Hamilton Fall RV Expo is Hamilton's first Fall RV Show!

When: October 3-5, 2014

Where: Careport Centre, 270 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, Ontario

Show Times:

Friday 12-7 Saturday 10-7 Sunday 10-5

Join us as the top dealers from Southern Ontario will be showcasing new, non-current and used RVs for sale! The dealers are coming together to give you the best RV deals ever! Check out daily seminars and get your RV questions answered from A to Z! Admission is only $9 on-line! Visit us at www.ontariorvshows.com.

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Hamilton RV Expo

  • Date: Friday, January 23, 2015
  • Time: 12
  • Location: The Careport Centre
  • Address: 270 Longwood Road S (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Shannon O'Callaghan
  • Email: socallaghan@continuumevents.ca
  • Phone: 1-905-527-7469x. 314

Hamilton RV Expo The Largest RV Show in Southwestern Ontario!

Located at the best venue in Hamilton! 3 Days to shop for your RV!

January 23 – 25, 2015 Careport Centre

Visit: www.ontariorvshows.com for discount admission tickets! Only $12!

https://twitter.com/HamiltonRVexpo

Free Parking!

Show Hours:

Friday 12-7 Saturday 10-7 Sunday 10-5

The Hamilton RV Expo is the premier recreation vehicle show in Southwestern Ontario, setting the standards to which others strive to achieve. From all types of RVs to destination ideas and camping equipment, the Hamilton RV Expo has it all. Come get inspired, get informed, be entertained and most importantly be ready to shop!

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Hamilton RV Expo

When: January 23-25,2015

Where: Careport Centre, 270 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, Ontario

Show Times:

Friday 12-7 Saturday 10-7 Sunday 10-5

The Hamilton RV Expo will feature recreation vehicles of all types with more motor homes for 2015! Join us and shop for your new RV, find camping destinations, attend our RV seminars and have all of your RV questions answered from A to Z! Admission only $12 on-line! Visit our website for more details! www.ontariorvshows.com

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