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Toronto: Toronto Fringe announces award winners and Patrons’ Picks
Friday, July 15, 2022
Toronto Fringe is proud to reveal 11 Patrons’ Picks and the recipients of four Festival Awards from the 34th Annual Toronto Fringe Festival. The Toronto Fringe announced the recipients of Patrons’ Picks, and the Tosho Cutting Edge Award, the Comedy Bar and Second City Award For Outstanding Comedy Award, the David Seguin Memorial Award for Accessibility in the Arts Award, and the North (519) Best of the Fringe Award on Friday, July 15 at POSTSCRIPT Patio at the Tranzac Club.
The winners of Patrons’ Picks represent the best selling show at each main venue. Winning shows are awarded with an extra performance on closing night of the festival. Tickets to Patrons’ Pick shows are now on sale via the Toronto Fringe website and box office.
The 2022 Patrons’ Picks Are:
ST VLADIMIR THEATRE (KidsFest)
The Questing Beast
FACTORY THEATRE MAINSPACE
Sex T Rex presents Sketch T-Rex
FACTORY THEATRE STUDIO
AL GREEN THEATRE
The Sorauren Book Club
STREETCAR CROWSNEST GULIOEN THEATRE
Don Valley Girls
TARRAGON THEATRE: MAINSPACE
Six Chick Flicks or a Legally Blonde Pretty Woman Dirty Danced on the Beaches while writing a Notebook on the Titanic
TARRAGON THEATRE: EXTRASPACE
Gay for Pay with Blake & Clay
TARRAGON THEATRE: SOLO ROOM
Alia Ceniza Rasul: Moro Girl
ADA SLAIGHT HALL
A Perfect Bowl of Pho
NATIVE EARTH’S AKI STUDIO
X and da spirit
ROBERT GILL THEATRE
The Crack of Doom! (Or: How I Learned To Love The Meteor)
TORONTO FRINGE AWARDS include...
The Tosho Cutting Edge Award
A publicly voted award representing the most cutting-edge show in the festival. Winning shows and voters are entered in a contest to win a prize from Tosho Knife Arts.
The North (519) Best of the Fringe Award
Winners will be given the opportunity for up to two additional performances, presented by Theatre Orangeville, as part of their Summer Arts Fest which runs from August 10-14, 2022.
The Chels Stands Alone
The Comedy Bar and Second City Award For Outstanding Comedy Awards
Awarded to the funniest shows in the festival. Representatives from Second City and the Comedy Bar will select two shows for additional performances in the fall.
Ensemble: Gay For Pay with Blake and Clay
Solo: The Chels Stands Alone
The David Seguin Memorial Award for Accessibility in the Arts Award
Bursaries granted to Toronto Fringe productions that feature the work of an artist or artists with a disability.
Flowers For Alex
Don Valley Girls
Back and Forth: The Musical
An Evening With Devon and Jackie
Neverwonder: The Musical
Bruno & Hogginfritiz
Toronto Fringe ran July 6-17, 2022 live and in-person at 11 indoor venues across the city with 100 shows featuring drama, dance, comedy, musicals, and solo shows.
About the Toronto Fringe: Toronto Fringe is a grassroots, charitable organization that runs the Toronto Fringe Festival each July, the Next Stage Theatre Festival each January, and various year-round programs that benefit youth, emerging artists, BIPOC artists, artists with disabilities, and the performing arts community at large. Embedded in Fringe’s operations are the values of Access, Accountability, Creativity, Exploration, and Support.