Fringe for Free! Toronto Fringe Ticket Giveaways for Shows on Tuesday, July 5th!

fringe-for-free-graphicWe’re nearly at the halfway point of the festival. Has your schedule changed? Have you heard through the grapevine about that one show whose title you never gave a second look, only to hear it’s now the hit of the season? Are you frantically trying to arrange your schedule around all the quality theatre you’ve been hearing tell about, and pointedly ignoring your bank account balance? (Is that just me?)

Well, we’re here as usual to make things a little easier for you with free tickets to five Fringe shows playing on Tuesday. We’re giving out tickets to five shows for every day of the festival, so be sure to check back every day! In the meantime, click “Read More” for the contest rules, times and descriptions of the 5 incredible shows we’ve got lined up for Tuesday, July 5th!

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 shortly after closing, 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.

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Exterminating Angel

7:00 PM on July 5th / ticketing tent at the Al Green Theatre.

In spited by Luis Buñuel’s surrealist film of the same name, EXTERMINATING ANGEL is an intensely physical and theatrical contemporary dance work. When a group of dinner guests find themselves psychologically trapped, the pomp and formality of their social event dissolves into hostility and hysteria.

From prim to primal, EXTERMINATING ANGEL explores high stakes, animal instinct, and humanity stripped of all social pretence.

Performances:

  • June 29th at 10:30 PM
  • July 1st at 6:30 PM
  • July 2nd at 3:30 PM
  • July 5th at 7:00 PM
  • July 6th at 5:15 PM
  • July 8th at 9:45 PM
  • July 9th at 2:15 PM

Show length: 50min.

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 7:00PM show on Tuesday, July 5th, please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “Exterminating Angel” by 7pm on Friday, July 4th, 2016.

House of Vinyl

2:45PM on July 5th / ticketing tent at the Robert Gill Theatre

When Horton, an agoraphobe, is forced out of his apartment because of a gas leak, he embarks on a strange and hallucinogenic journey involving lawyer-knights, psychic stingrays, a diaper fetishist, and yards and yards of vinyl. Will he ever make it back to his apartment and safety? Or will he be trapped in the House of Vinyl forever?

Performances:

  • June 30th at 6:00 PM
  • July 2nd at 1:45 PM
  • July 3rd at 8:45 PM
  • July 5th at 2:45 PM
  • July 6th at 8:00 PM
  • July 7th at 11:00 PM
  • July 9th at 12:00 PM

Show length: 55min.

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 2:45PM show on Tuesday, July 5th, please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “House of Vinyl” by 7pm on Friday, July 4th, 2016.

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Curious Contagious

 1:15PM on July 5th / ticketing tent at the Factory Theatre Mainspace. (125 Bathurst St)

A surreal quest into the microscopic innards of a mythical beast. We’re going viral! Funny, beautiful and strange, with handmade layered projections and original music. Large-scale shadow theatre from the creators of “Caws & Effect”.
★★★★★ “a fantastical, unique experience” -Torontoist
★★★★★ “a gorgeous and wondrous work of art” -CBC

Performances:

  • Friday July 1st, 03:00 pm
  • Saturday July 2nd, 09:15 pm
  • Tuesday July 5th, 01:15 pm
  • Wednesday July 6th, 07:30 pm
  • Thursday July 7th, 05:15 pm
  • Friday July 8th, 12:00 pm
  • Saturday July 9th, 04:00 pm

Show length: 60min.

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 1:15PM show on Tuesday, July 5th, please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “Curious Contagious” by 7pm on Friday, July 4th, 2016.

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La Cucina

6:30PM on July 5th / ticketing tent at the Factory Theatre Studio. (125 Bathurst St)

In WW2, young Carlo Scorsini was a Partisan fighter in Italy. By 1950 he was on his way to Canada determined to start a new life. Years later, his son Elio purchases the family’s abandoned farm only to learn of the tragic events that befell his grandfather and aunt’s family. Despite his Italian heritage, could he ever feel at home in the new, modern Italy?

Performances:

  • Friday July 1st, 07:00 pm
  • Saturday July 2nd, 01:45 pm
  • Monday July 4th, 04:45 pm
  • Tuesday July 5th, 06:30 pm
  • Thursday July 7th, 12:00 pm
  • Friday July 8th, 10:30 pm
  • Sunday July 10th, 05:45 pm

Show length: 75min.

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 7:00PM show on Tuesday, July 5th, please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “La Cucina” by 7pm on Friday, July 4th, 2016.

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In Gods We Trust

 8:45 on July 5th / ticketing tent at the Al Green Theatre (750 Spadina Ave).

The Gods of Ancient Greece didn’t just fade away – they relocated!The Olympians have been hanging out in the New World after emigrating in hopes of staging a glorious comeback. But the bizarre circus that is the 2016 Presidential Election is causing no small amount of alarm. They convene for a “Special Emergency Meeting Of The Gods,” charged to impose a divine decision on the American mortals. Will they be able to reach a decision without unleashing an apocalypse?

Performances:

  • Friday July 1st, 03:00 pm
  • Saturday July 2nd, 08:45 pm
  • Sunday July 3rd, 06:45 pm
  • Tuesday July 5th, 08:45 pm
  • Thursday July 7th, 01:45 pm
  • Friday July 8th, 11:30 pm
  • Saturday July 9th, 04:00 pm

Show length: 50min.

To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 8:45PM show on Tuesday, July 5th, please send an email to contests@mooneyontheatre.com with the subject line “In Gods We Trust” by 7pm on Friday, July 4th, 2016.