Bremner Duthie in Whiskey Bars (Photo by Petr Maur)
The Fringe's "Best in Fest" has been announced.
"Best in Fest" works like this: the two shows with the highest ticket sales (and popular momentum) in each regular venue (BYOVs don't count) get an extra performance on Sunday afternoon. All of the tickets are available in advance, and are on sale Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
So what's on this year's list?
All "Best of Fest" performances are Sunday, July 24:
Kids Venue - Little Red Riding Hood - 12:15 p.m.
Venue 1 - The Great American Trailer Park
Musical - 12:15 p.m
- The Hysteric - 2:45 p.m.
Venue 2 - Speech & Debate - 12:45 p.m.
- Big Shot - 3:00 p.m.
Venue 3 - Sigurd the Dragonslayer - 12:30 p.m.
- Whiskey Bars - 2:30 p.m.
Venue 4 - It's YES: A one-man mockery of all things human - 12:30 p.m.
- Giant Invisible Robot - 2:30 p.m.
Venue 5 - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex*
But Were Afraid to Text - 12:45 p.m.
- The Fisherman and His Soul - 2:45 p.m.
Venue 6 - Cannibal! The Musical - 12:15 p.m.
- The Return of the Revenge of the Son of the Bride of Macabre Tales of Horror
and Macabreness II: Satan's Boogaloo - 2:30 p.m.
Venue 7 - Recess - 1:15 p.m.
- Tinfoil Dinosaur - 3:30 p.m.
Venue 8 - Shades - 12:15 p.m.
- Scarlet Woman - 2:15 p.m.
Venue 9 - Zanna, Don't! - 12:00 noon
- A Show of Hands - 2:30 p.m.
Venue 10 - Happy Slap - 1:15 p.m.
- Houdini's Last Escape - 3:15 p.m.
Venue 11 - slut (r)evolution - 12:15 p.m.
- All or Nothing - 2:15 p.m.
Harry S. Rintoul Memorial Award: The award for the best new Manitoba play, named for the late Manitoba playwright, will be presented Sunday night at 8:15 at the Old Market Square outdoor stage.
This year's nominees are two "Best In Fest" winners - All or Nothing by Bruce Sarbit, and Sigurd the Dragonslayer by Jessy Ardern and Ariel Levine.