Manitoba·FRINGE

Make the Fringe great again! Fans share their creative ideas to improve the fest

The Winnipeg Fringe Festival is already great, but here are some ideas on how to make it greater.

The Winnipeg Fringe Festival is already great, but here are some ideas on how to make it greater

(Winnipeg Fringe/Facebook)

I love the Fringe!

And one of the things I love about the festival is its willingness to try new things every year. So with that spirit in mind, I started to wonder how the Fringe should be improved in the future.

I put out some of my ideas on Twitter and surveyed my followers. And I posed this direct question: 

"How do you think the Fringe could be improved?"

I heard some very creative ideas. Please add yours to the comments section at the bottom of the page! 

Should there be a 'nap venue'? 

A few people had suggestions for the ever-popular beer tent: 

Here are a couple of ideas about how to improve the main Fringe grounds, Old Market Square:

I did some highly scientific polling to test the popularity of some of my own ideas: 

The general manager of Manitoba Theatre Centre, which operates the festival, weighed in with a pressing concern...

And finally, a typically crusty comment from one of my favourite CBC reporters...

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