How a blind playwright finds her way to staging a play

Vivi Dabee, a playwright who is blind, navigates the process of writing a play, building a team, and casting and rehearsing a show in the new documentary, Vivi’s Vision.

Fringe finds: 8 'under the radar' picks to put on your list for the final Winnipeg Fringe weekend

Fringe faves like Chase Padgett, Monster Theatre and Bossy Flyer all have great shows — but you’ll be lining up to get into their shows. If you’re looking for picks a bit more under the radar, here are a few shows the CBC review crew recommends.

The party winds down: Top picks for the Winnipeg Fringe Festival's closing weekend

The 2019 edition of the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival is entering its final days — but you still have a few more opportunities to see any of the 178 shows on offer at this year’s theatre party. Here are some of the CBC review crew's top picks heading into the last weekend.

Stories from the Fringe: 5 more storytelling shows reviewed

We've reviewed five more shows featuring performers who draw on their own stories to assemble their acts.

Reviews from the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Not sure what to see at the Winnipeg Fringe? CBC Manitoba has you covered. Read all our 2019 reviews here.

Homegrown Fringe: 8 more made-in-Manitoba plays at this year's festival

If you're looking for Manitoba's next great playwright, you just might find that person at this year's Winnipeg Fringe festival.

Let's talk about sex: 3 frisky Fringe shows reviewed

Common wisdom says that sex sells — but will you want to buy in?

The horror: From ghosts to monsters, 6 Winnipeg Fringe shows on spooky subjects

Horror is having a bit of a moment at this year's Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival.

Keeping it fresh: 7 new made-in-Manitoba Fringe Festival plays

Many frequent Fringers will tell you one of the joys of the annual theatre festival is discovering something entirely new and fresh — and that you may or may not ever get to see again.

A little bit comedy, a little bit drama: Reviews of 6 'dramedies' at the Winnipeg Fringe

Whether they're comedies with serious notes or dramas laced with laughs, there are plenty of shows billing themselves as "dramedies" at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe.

Family fun at the Fringe: 4 family-friendly shows reviewed

If you're looking for something you can take the whole family to at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe, you've got lots of options — both at the Kids Venue at The Forks and beyond.

Sing out loud: 6 musicals at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival isn't all about intimate one-person shows or standup comedians. If musical theatre is more your thing, you'll find that at the Fringe, too.

Everyone's got a story: 8 storytelling shows at the Winnipeg Fringe

Here are our reviews of eight shows with a storytelling focus at the 2019 Fringe.

Short and (hopefully) sweet: 4 sketch comedy shows at the Winnipeg Fringe

Looking for the next Kids in the Hall, Saturday Night Live or Baroness von Sketch Show? You might just find it at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival.

On the Fringe: 5 shows at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe that push the boundaries

Some shows at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival play it safe. And others do not. Check out our reviews of five shows that don't.
Point of View

Fringe Fest scores rave reviews for celebrating LBGTQ diversity: Lara Rae

Lara Rae takes a look back at how the Winnipeg Fringe Festival has historically created a safe space for 'gender-free expression.'

Comedy gold? Reviews of 9 more comedies at the Winnipeg Fringe Fest

From actual clowns to just clowning around, there are a lot of performers at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Festival who want to make you laugh.

Looking back: 4 Winnipeg Fringe shows that probe the past

Some Fringe Festival shows take on trendy topics — but others draw their inspiration from historical facts and figures.

Going it alone: 8 solo shows at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Many, many brave performers will take to the stage all on their own in this year's Fringe festival. Here are our reviews of some of them.

Funny stuff: 4 comedies from the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe reviewed

As always, there's no shortage of shows at the 2019 edition of the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival that aim to tickle your funny bone.

Encore: 10 hits coming back to the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

With 178 shows on offer at the 32nd annual Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, there’s lots that’s new — and also a few past hits back for another round. Here are some of the show to watch for this year if you missed them the first time.

Gothic ghosts to goofy comedy: 12 shows to watch for at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe

The CBC Review Crew will once again be out at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Festival, trying to find the best of the fest for you — but for now, here are a dozen shows you might want to think about adding to your list.

Fringe faves: Where to see some of the most popular returning acts at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

Winnipeg Fringe fans know that keeping an eye out for the talent behind past hits is often a way to find some of the best of the fest. Here are a few past hit-makers, and where you'll find them at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival.