2021 Digital Toronto Fringe Festival

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Whether you live in Toronto, the GTA, elsewhere in Canada, or you’re tuning in from our global Fringe village – welcome!

The Digital Toronto Fringe Festival is an online performance festival showcasing 65+ productions from around the world. The festival features pre-recorded content that you can stream at your leisure, live digital shows that bring audience members together, free events as part of our POSTSCRIPT Live(stream) series, as well as an interactive virtual reality patio space on gather.town.

This digital festival allows us all to connect, no matter where in the world we live. So grab your device, grab a comfy spot, grab whatever companion your local public health rules allow, and get Fringing!

We’ve divided festival viewing into four series this year, so read on to learn about how to make the most of your viewing experience.

Ready to book? Full ticketing information for all shows is available at our Tickets & Passes page here.

Click here to view the 2021 Digital Festival Program Guide

FRINGE PRIMETIME

What it is: Fringe Primetime shows are live digital theatre experiences enjoyed synchronously, with other audience members.

Why you should check it out: It’s a digital version of the live Fringe theatre experience that we all miss so much, and a chance to connect with other audience members before and after the show. And because we are featuring our three play contest winners!

Cost: $13. Purchase tickets and browse Primetime show listings here.

Number of productions: 3 (some of which have multiple performances).


FRINGE ON-DEMAND

What it is: Fringe On-Demand is a series of pre-recorded shows (audio, video, visual) that you can stream at your leisure over the course of the festival.

Why you should check it out: It’s like the Fringe version of Netflix! You decide what you want to see and when. You can pause, rewind, re-watch, or come back later.

Cost: Purchase a $5 Membership to access the On-Demand programming on our website, then Pay What You Can to each show as you go. Suggested price of $13 per show. 

Number of productions: 56. View Fringe On-Demand show listings here.


KIDSFEST ON-DEMAND

What it is: KidsFest On-Demand is a series of pre-recorded shows for children and their grown-ups!

Why you should check it out: This content has been carefully created for family audiences, and is accompanied by free activities in our Digital KidsFest Club.

Cost: Purchase a $5 Membership to access the On-Demand programming on our website, then Pay What You Can to each show as you go. Suggested price of $13 per show. Digital KidsFest Club activities are free.

Number of productions: 6. View KidsFest On-Demand show listings here.


POSTSCRIPT Live(stream)

What it is: A digital Fringe patio experience for one and all, consisting of Facebook Live events and a virtual reality patio space on gather.town.

Why you should check it out: To connect with the community we’ve all been missing so much. Watch artist cabarets and comedy nights, and tour through our virtual reality patio to connect with other Fringers.

Cost: Free.

Number of events: 6. View POSTSCRIPT Live(stream) show listings here.


 

A welcome message from Executive Director Lucy Eveleigh