Performers from all over the world are arriving in Winnipeg and gearing up for the 22nd annual Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, FRINGE FACTORY: MASS PRODUCING ORIGINALITY SINCE 1988.

The Fringe began this Wednesday, July 15 at noon but shows are still on until next week so head on down to Old Market Square to take in some great entertainment.

Advance Tickets for all indoor Fringe shows, Frequent Fringers (10 plays for only $69) and Buddy Passes (14 shows for $95) are available by calling the MTC Box Office at 942-6537, in person at 174 Market Avenue or online at

Fringe programs are available for $5 at Liquor Marts and Safeway stores, and will go on sale (as of July 15) at Fringe Central, the Info Tent and at regular venues.

For more details on the 2009 Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, please call 9-4-FRINGE (943-7464) or visit

PLEASE NOTE: There have been changes/cancellations to the program schedule. For up-to-the minute schedule updates, please go to

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