Fringe for Free! Toronto Fringe ticket giveaways for shows playing on Thursday, July 2

fringe-for-free-graphicWe here at Mooney on Theatre are gearing up for the Toronto Fringe Festival! Our team of theatre hungry reviewers will be hitting the streets and the various Fringe venues gobbling up all the shows that Fringe has to offer before the end of this weekend!

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We’re very excited about this year’s Fringe line up of shows so much that we want you involved! This is your opportunity to see Fringe for Free! Every day of the festival, we’ll be giving away a pair of tickets to 5 upcoming shows. Sending an email is all it takes to enter, but remember – you need to send an individual email for each show you would like to see (details below).

Keep reading for more on the five shows on Thursday July 2.

Contest Rules:

To enter, send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com. Please put the show’s title in the subject line, and ensure we have your full name in the body. (We promise that your email address will not be used for any other purpose: it will not be added to any mailing lists, sold to third parties, or anything like that.)

  • Each email counts as a single entry. If you want to enter all 5 contests, you must send 5 emails.
  • Tickets are non-transferable and are only for the date and time indicated below. Tickets may not be exchanged. Please ensure you can attend the performance listed.
  • All entries must be received by 7 PM on the day before the performance. The drawing will be held at 9 PM, and winners will be informed immediately. Winners are required to confirm their attendance by 10 AM on the morning of the performance.
  • Tickets will be held in your name at the venue box office, available 1 hour before the performance. Tickets will only be held until 15 minutes before curtain: any comps left unclaimed at that juncture may be sold.

Today’s Fringe Festival Contest

She Said Yes – 9:00PM on July 2 (Tarragon Theatre Extraspace – 30 Bridgman Ave.)

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 9:00 PM show on Thursday, July 2 please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “She Said Yes” by 7pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Show Details:

OkCupid. Match.com. Plenty of Fish. eHarmony. Tinder.

Dating in the 21st century is complicated.

A comedy about people meeting people and sometimes, almost, maybe, sort of, falling in love.

Show times

July 2, 9:15pm
July 5, 7:00pm
July 6, 1:00pm
July 8, 11:00pm
July 9, 1:45pm
July 10, 9:45pm
July 12, 3:30pm

Show length: 60min.

Uncle Tommy’s Campfire Stories (For Grownups) – 10:00PM on July 2 (the backyard of FIKA Cafe in Kensington Market – 28 Kensington Ave)

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 10:00 PM show on Thursday, July 2 please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “Uncle Tommy’s Campfire Stories” by 7pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Show details:

Join your Uncle Tommy by the light of the fire (‘cuz you sure don’t wanna be near him in the dark). All the nostalgic thrills of sittin round the campfire with BFFs, telling scary stories & eating burnt things on sticks. Except told by some sketchy dude in a backyard.

Show times

July 01, 10:00 PM
July 02, 10:00 PM
July 03, 11:00 PM
July 04, 11:00 PM
July 05, 10:00 PM
July 07, 10:00 PM
July 08, 10:00 PM
July 09, 10:00 PM
July 10, 11:00 PM
July 11, 11:00 PM
July 12,10:00 PM

Show length: 47min.

The Weaker Vessels: Public Displays of Narcissism – 6:00PM on July 2 (Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace – 16 Ryerson Ave.)

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 6:00 PM show on Thursday, July 2 please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “Public Displays of Narcissism” by 7pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Show details:

Coming off a sold out run of their latest sketch comedy revue, Cream of Comedy nominees, The Weaker Vessels bring their delightfully dark style to the Toronto Fringe.

Show times

July 2, 6:00 PM
July 4, 1:30 PM
July 5, 6:15 PM
July 7, 6:45 PM
July 8, 8:15 PM
July 9, 9:45 PM
July 10, 3:30 PM
July 11, 1:00 PM

Show length: 60min.

The Most Honest Man in the World – 7:00PM on July 2 (Tarragon Theatre Extraspace – 30 Bridgman Ave.)

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 7:00 PM show on Thursday, July 2 please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “The Most Honest Man in the World” by 7pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Show details:

A life-long love story about the pursuit of honesty over all happiness.

Andrew Wade builds a working lie detector and straps himself in.

Using stories, music, apps, and tap shoes, Wade looks at old relationships and insecurities as he tries to learn how to honestly let go.

Show times

July 02, 07:00 PM
July 04, 10:30 PM
July 07, 03:00 PM
July 09, 05:15 PM
July 10, 05:45 PM
July 11, 08:45 PM
July 12, 05:15 PM

Show length: 75min.

Washed Up – 7:45PM on July 2 (Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace – 16 Ryerson Ave.)

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 7:45 PM show on Thursday, July 2 please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “Washed Up” by 7pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Show details:

A woman inexplicably finds herself stranded on an island and, between attempts at being rescued and finding distractions to occupy her, she reflects on the life she’s left behind and starts to wonder if she even wants to get back to it. A little stand up, a little storytelling; a funny and poignant look at aging, solitude and finding your own voice.

Show times

July 2, 7:45pm
July 4, 3:15pm
July 5, 4:30pm
July 6, 2:15pm
July 8, 10:00pm
July 9, 4:30pm
July 10, 8:45pm
July 12, 2:15 pm

Show length: 50min.