Fringe for Free! Toronto Fringe ticket giveaways for shows playing on Thursday, July 10th

What’s that, Toronto? You’re worried about the Toronto Fringe Festival selling out? Yeah, I liked Fringe better when they were in their bluegrass phase, before they went all top-4o cock-rock. That big record deal really ruin–


You meant the other kind of selling out. Well, I’ve got good news! Through the co-operation of literally dozens of participating companies, Mooney on Theatre invites you to Fringe for Free: two guaranteed tickets, five shows to choose from, and all you’ve got to do is send us an email!

For every day of the festival, we’ll be giving out tickets to 5 shows. Exciting, right? What’s even more exciting is how easy it is to enter – you can enter each of the five contests by sending us an email (more details below).

Remember, you need to enter each contest individually. If we pick your name, you’ve got two tickets heading your way.

Check out the list of the 5 shows playing on Thursday July 10th after the jump!

Contest Rules:

To enter, send an email to 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.

#WeddingMusical – 11:00 PM at the Al Green Theatre

When romance is retweeted and shared for likes, where does love fit in? Abbie and Ebbie are finally tying the knot, but the focus of their big day quickly shifts onto their single friends when they begin to wonder: Is everything going to be different once Abbie and Ebbie’s Facebook status changes?

July 10 at 11:00 PM
July 11 at 02:15 PM
July 12 at 05:45 PM

Prisoners & Criminals – 2:15 PM at the George Ignatieff Theatre

“An award-winning, harrowing one-man show in which six meticulously detailed characters, all suffering from varying states of self-inflicted imprisonment are performed with a passionate ferocity that renders the fragile machismo, of legends like Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro.” -BACKSTAGE, NYC
“4½ stars out of 5,heartbreaking to sidesplitting…” –Ottawa.Com

July 10 at 02:15 PM
July 12 at 09:45 PM
July 13 at 12:00 PM

An Evening in July – 8:00 PM at St. George the Martyr Anglican Church (205 John St.)

The Templeton Philharmonic (“Best Comedy Duo” at the L.A. Comedy Festival, and “Producer’s Pick” at Toronto Sketchfest) bring you this darkly surreal comedy inspired by “Grey Gardens” and 1972′s Surrealist Ball. Two wealthy and reclusive sisters prepare to host the biggest, most eccentric party of their lives… and audience members will be the guests.

July 10 at 08:00 PM
July 11 at 05:30 PM
July 11 at 08:30 PM
July 12 at 05:30 PM
July 12 at 08:30 PM
July 13 at 08:00 PM

In Denial: A One Woman Clown Show – 5:45 PM at the Tarragon Extraspace

‘In Denial’ follows the story of Velma Patterson, a young clown who dreams of becoming a broadway superstar who is as gorgeous and skinny as pregnant Angelina Jolie. Sick of clownists,Velma just wants to be accepted as the best singer-ballerina-superhero-actress-fisherman she can be! Welcome to the opening of the play within her head!

July 10 at 05:45 PM
July 11 at 09:45 PM
July 13 at 03:30 PM

Kitt & Jane: An Interactive Survival Guide to the Near-Post-Apocalyptic Future – 2:00 PM, Helen Gardner Phelan Playhouse

Two socially-awkward 14 year-olds hijack their school assembly: the apocalypse will occur in five years, and they’ll train you to survive. Winner of PTC New Play Prize. Free cake. “Hilarious & heart-rending…you won’t want to leave your seat.” From the creators of Little Orange Man (4 STARS-Outstanding Production-Ottawa 2012; Best Production-2013 Montreal)

July 10 at 02:00 PM
July 11 at 07:00 PM

Potosi – Noon, Tarragon Mainspace

A young emissary from a Canadian mining corporation is sent to a remote country to investigate reports of sexual violence at the mine. As civil war rages, she is taken hostage at gunpoint by a former miner. A psychological game of cat-and-mouse ensues in this darkly funny parable on colonialism, gender, and greed.
Winner of the Fringe Best New Play Contest

July 10 at 12:00 PM
July 11 at 08:45 PM
July 13 at 05:15 PM