Friday, 9 July 2010

Fringe Festival: Patron's Picks Announced!

Source: Toronto Fringe Festival.

Patron's Picks
Patron's Pick Performances are one more chance for you to see the shows everyone’s been talking about. On July 11th, each venue has an encore performance of the venues’ most attended shows. NOTE: 100% of these tickets are available in advance by phone, online or at the Advance Ticket Box Office starting the final friday of the festival.

For the first, and likely only time, FringeKids! will be host to a Patron’s Pick performance due to the cancelled run of One Eye, Two Eyes, Three Eyes. Fairy Tale Ending, (FringeKids’! top selling show) will be given a bonus performance in their timeslot, which is Sunday July 11 at 11:00am. Playing at the Palmerston Library Theatre.

The 2010 Fringe Patron’s Pick Performances Are:
Tarragon Mainspace – Leacock Live! at 9:15pm

Tarragon Extra Space – Morro & Jasp Gone Wild at 9:15pm

Royal St George’s – Freudian Slip of the Jung at 6:45pm

Bathurst Street Theatre – Joe White & the Seven Divorcees at 9:15pm

Annex Theatre – Asiansploitation Spanks the Tiger at 9:15pm

Solo Room – Cactus: The Seduction at 5:45pm

George Ignatieff Theatre – 2-Man No-Show at 9:15pm

St Vladimir’s Theatre – SIA at 6:45pm

Helen Gardiner Phelan - Lucky 9 at 9:15pm

Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace – The Plank at 6:15pm

Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace – Eternal Friendship With a Spotless Smile at 7:30pm

Factory Theatre Mainspace – The Waves... first tide at 9:15pm

Factory Studio Theatre – Pick of the Fringe! at 6:45pm

The 24 Hour Play Writing Contest combines 60 playwrights with three items to include and 24 hours to write the best play ever put together in a day (or at least the best play in this year’s contest). This year’s winner, The Tempest and the Birch Tree, by Jonathan Kline, will be performed on Sunday evening at 9:30pm in the Solo Room.

Also, Just For Laughs' newly instituted Fringe Pick is Asiansploitation presents Asiansploitation Spanks the Tiger and will be presented Saturday July 10 at 4pm, playing at Comedy Bar.

As a reminder 100% of Patron’s Pick shows are available for sale in advance. Tickets go on sale Friday July 9 at 5:00pm. To book tickets call 416-966-1062 or book online at

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