Topic: 2018 winnipeg fringe festival

Hate lineups? Here are 6 'under the radar' picks at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

If you hate the idea of standing in a long line for tickets for one of the big hit shows at the Fringe, consider one of these shows. They're all recommended by CBC's review crew — and you might actually still be able to get a ticket to these.

See 'em before they're gone: 6 picks for the last weekend of the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

The CBC review crew has already shared some of our favourite picks from this year's festival, but here are a few more must-sees before the annual theatre bash wraps up for another year.
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Made in Manitoba: New homegrown plays at the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Want to keep it local this Fringe? The CBC review crew checked out seven new made-in-Manitoba shows at the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Festival.
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Just jokes: 5 standup and sketch shows at the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

The CBC Fringe review crew weighs in on some of the standup and sketch comedy shows at the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Theatre festival.
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Kidding around at the Winnipeg Fringe: Reviews of 10 family-friendly shows

Since the Fringe is unjuried and uncensored, a lot of what you'll see can be edgy and provocative. But there are also lots of shows you can take the whole family to. Here's our look at some of this year's family-friendly shows.
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Indigenous talent on the Fringe: Reviews of 4 shows at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

The CBC review crew's Stephanie Cram saw four shows featuring Indigenous talent at this year's Winnipeg Fringe — either on stage or behind the scenes. Here are her reviews.
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Going solo: 11 one-person shows at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Read reviews of some of the many solo shows at the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Festival, from rough-around-the-edges 'Cranbourne' to heartfelt 'Awkward Hug'.
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Fringe finds: 6 top picks from opening weekend of the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

The first weekend of the 31st annual Winnipeg Fringe has come and gone, and our review crew has seen dozens of the 178 shows on offer. There are more reviews to come — but here are a few of our favourite shows from the first few days of the fest.
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Make 'em laugh! Read our reviews of 9 more comedies at Winnipeg Fringe

Whether you're looking for a sexy parody of the Vinyl Cafe or a humorous take on the War of 1812, there's no shortage of comedies at the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Festival.

Fringe 101: A beginner's guide to the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

If you’ve never been to the annual theatre party — or are a casual Fringer looking to get serious — here are a few basic tips on how to do the Fringe.

Fringe for all? Winnipeg theatre festival strives to be more accessible

A spokesperson for the annual Fringe theatre festival says organizers and staff want performers and audience members alike to be able to access as much of the content as possible.
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Get Fringey: 10 of the weirdest, wildest shows at the Winnipeg Fringe

The theme of the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival is 'take a chance'. That's why we've rounded up the year's 'fringey-est' shows.

Why so serious? Reviews of 4 dramas at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

There are lots of comedies at the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Festival — but a real Fringer cannot live on comedy alone. If you're looking for meatier drama at the Winnipeg Fringe, here's our review crew's take on four more from the fest.
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In tune: Reviews of 7 musicals at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

From steampunk extravaganzas to 'sad-ass' folk songs, there's lots of music to be found at the Fest. Here's our take on seven of them.
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True stories: 5 biographical Winnipeg Fringe shows based on personal experience

Truth is stranger than fiction. Read our reviews of 5 autobiographical shows from the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Theatre festival.
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These Winnipeg Fringe shows visit some dark places

Looking to get serious at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival this year? From the tragedy of Hamlet to the last night of Sid and Nancy, these shows go to some dark places.
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Funny at the Winnipeg Fringe: 7 comedies worth a look and a laugh

From a lighthearted comedy about the end of the world to a raunchy workplace satire, there's lots of funny to choose from at this year's fest.

Stealing the show? Winnipeg improv duo accused of plagiarism ahead of Fringe

One of the most unique sounding shows at Winnipeg Fringe is also turning out to be one of the most controversial.

Fringe 101: A beginner's guide to the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

If you’ve never been to the annual theatre party — or are a casual Fringer looking to get serious — here are a few basic tips on how to do the Fringe.

Reviews from the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Not sure what to see at the Winnipeg Fringe? CBC Manitoba has you covered. Read all our 2018 reviews here.

Take a 2nd chance: A roundup of returning hits at the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

This year’s Winnipeg Fringe Festival is looking a little bit like the "greatest hits" edition. A look through the program shows about two dozen shows at the fest that we’ve seen before — including, unsurprisingly, some of the biggest hits of recent editions of the Winnipeg Fringe.

Worth taking a chance on: 12 shows to see at the 2018 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

The Winnipeg Fringe Festival is, of course, all about risk — both for artists and audiences. There’s no such thing as a "sure bet" at the Fringe, but based on past performance, here are a dozen shows to watch for this year.