24 THINGS YOU CAN'T MISS AT THIS YEAR'S FEST
T.O.’s biggest theatre festival is turning 24, with a lineup of 155 shows that all want to be this year’s Kim’s Convenience (the huge hit that preemed last year). How to choose from among the comedies, dramas, site-specific adventures, dance works and eve
Last year Fringe organizers took a different approach to selecting shows in non-traditional spaces. Company pitches had to be as much about the performing space as the script.
This year there are 14 productions that would never fit under a theatre’s proscenium arch. You can catch That Boob
Show, the tale of a woman dealing with size, sexiness and personal places, staged amidst the intimate apparel at Secrets from Your Sister (from July 5); a version of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novel Mort set in U of T’s University College quadrangle (from July 7); and Tim
Crouch’s England, written to be performed in a gallery (401 Richmond’s Urbanspace Gallery) and dealing with art, architecture and humanity (from July 5).
If you’re at the beer tent, check out Camp Schecky (from July 4 at Honest Ed’s parking lot), in which you can relive your summer experiences on an actual camp bus, and Quan
tum Taxis (from July 4 at Honest Ed’s parking garage), in which drivers in two cabs interact with their customers.
Check into Camp Schecky with Nicki Gallo (left), Allison Brennan, Troy Blundell and Steve Boleantu.