We’re rounding out the first week here at the Toronto Fringe Festival. If you’re still one of those unfortunate few who haven’t seen anything yet, here is your shot at getting two free tickets to one of the FIVE following shows! You can enter a contest for any or all the shows you like, grab a friend and Fringe for Free. Here are the five shows that are we are giving away tickets for on Monday July 9th, 2012.
The shows are:
TICK – To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 2:00pm show at George Ignatieff Theatre (Venue 6) please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “TICK contest” by 7pm on Sunday, July 8, 2012.
The Super Secret Subway Society – To be entered into the draw for *4 tickets* to the 2:30pm show at Palmerston Theatre (Venue FK) please send an email to email@example.com with the subject line “The Super Secret Subway Society contest” by 7pm on Sunday, July 8, 2012.
The Princess of Porn – To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 4:45pm show at Randolph Theatre (Venue 4) please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “The Princess of Porn” by 7pm on Sunday, July 8, 2012.
pomme is french for apple – To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 8:45pm show at Theatre Passe Muraille (Venue 10) please send an email to email@example.com with the subject line “pomme is french for apple contest” by 7pm on Sunday, July 8, 2012.
All the World’s a Stage of Grief – To be entered into the draw for a pair of tickets to the 10:30pm show at Randolph Theatre (Venue 4) please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “All the World’s a Stage of Grief contest” by 7pm on Sunday, July 8, 2012.
See below for details on each show, how the contest works:
From press release: When her local Toronto library is slated to be closed, ten year old TickailiaʻTickʼ Summers leads her friends in a revolution!
Written by Award Winning ʻSIAʼ playwright Matthew Mackenzie, directed by Jajube Mandiela (8-season ʻDegrassiʼ
TICK is perfect for 8-12 year olds with sharp and witty writing that will have teens and adults laughing too!
The only 2012 Toronto Fringe comedy for the whole family!
This piece plays at the George Ignatieff Theatre. Performances: July 08 07:30 PM, July 09 02:00 PM, July 11 02:15 PM, July 12 04:00 PM, July 13 08:30 PM, July 14 05:45 PM
From press release: 10 year-old Seymour is used to riding the subway by himself, in fact he’s invented a whole imaginary game about it, using subway station names for characters and magical objects. He’s right in the middle of an important quest, when he is suddenly and inconceivably befriended by Amy Anderson, the coolest girl in school. And Seymour has to decide whether to let her in on his secret game. The Super Secret Subway Society is a play about bringing imagination and creativity into everyday life, and about letting other people into your world.
This piece plays at Palmerston Theatre. Performances: July 08 05:45 PM, July 09 02:30 PM, July 10 04:15 PM, July 12 05:15 PM, July 13 01:00 PM, July 14 04:00 PM
From press release: When the fairy-tale princesses demand a new story from their old worn-out Fairy Godmother, they get a lot more than they bargained for. The Princesses (and audiences) are transported to the Kingdom of Porn, where they are forced to become supporting characters in the Princess of Porn’s quest for love and happiness. Audiences will be wowed with musical numbers including the gospel song: “The Kingdom of Porn”, and the beautiful ballad: “Fill My Hole.” The Princess of porn will shock you, thrill you, have you peeing yourself with laughter. Featuring Cabaret star Christian Jeffries, (star of the Fringe Festival and Next-Stage hit: Love is a Poverty You Can Sell with Soup Can Theatre) and the lovely and talented Andrea Brown*, (from the hit show, Evil Dead: The Musical.)
This piece plays at the Randolph Theatre. Performances: July 07 11:00 PM, July 09 04:45 PM, July 11 09:15 PM, July 12 01:45 PM, July 13 07:30 PM, July 14 07:30 PM
From press release: pomme is french for apple, a new play written, produced and performed by Liza Paul and Bahia Watson, explores the lives of modern women and their most intimate, embarrassing and empowering moments.
Following a sold-out series at Cinecycle last year and after closing to a standing-room-only crowd at the Tranzac in early 2012, pomme is french for apple returns to the stage at Theatre Passe Muraille as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival July 6-14, 2012.
Distinctly West Indian, pomme is composed of outrageous vignettes about dating, sex, and society.
This piece plays at Theatre Passe Muraille. Performances: July 08 04:00 PM, July 09 08:45 PM, July 10 04:30 PM, July 12 12:00 PM, July 13 06:15 PM, July 14 01:45 PM
From press release: Drawn from almost two hours of original material written by the cast, All the World’s a Stage of Grief is an explosive 60-minute theatrical sketch comedy revue that will leave audiences begging for more. Boisterous, energetic and never taking itself too seriously, it’s the most fun you’ll have at the Toronto Fringe—or, at the very least, the most fun you’ll have at a show with the word “grief” in the title.
Put on by a young and talented cast of comedic performers that have been performing together for more than a year— all of whom graduates of the Second City’s Conservatory Program—and directed by three-time Canadian Comedy Award Winner Aurora Browne, All the World’s a Stage of Grief promises to be a sketch show audiences won’t soon forget.
This piece plays at the Randolph Theatre. Performances: July 08 03:30 PM, July 09 10:30 PM, July 11 01:45 PM, July 12 09:15 PM, July 14 02:15 PM, July 15 05:15 PM
(these will remain the same for each Fringe contest, so take the time to read the list once and you’ll be set)
- The only acceptable form of entry for the contest is by email, sent to email@example.com (Mooney on Theatre will never use your email address for anything other than to reply to the specific contest you entered, and we certainly would never sell it or anything like that)
- Each show counts as its own contest, and each entry must be in a separate email. So, if 5 shows are giving tickets away on a given day, and you want to try for each of them, then you need to send 5 emails.
- Entrants must be available on the day and time listed in the contest. The tickets are available for that showing only, and cannot be transferred to another date.
- The winning entrants will be chosen by a random drawing.
- Winners will be notified by email by 9pm on the day of contest closing and need to confirm their attendance 10am AT THE LATEST the following morning so that their names can be given to the theatre company for tickets to be set aside.
- Photo I.D. may be required to claim the winning tickets.
- Tickets must be picked up 60 to 30 minutes before show time at the venue box office. The box office reserves the right to release any tickets not picked up 15 minutes before show time.
- We ask that all winners provide us with a quick blurb on what they thought of the show, either in the comments section of the press release on Mooney on Theatre, or if it has already been reviewed by Mooney on Theatre in the comments section of that.