I didn’t engage with the Toronto Fringe Festival last year. And I feel a little guilty about that. I imagine there are many people who avoided it for similar reasons. The intense, visceral energy of live theatre and the cosy, social fabric of the Fringe experience is important to us. And it was gone. This was—for many, I’m sure—depressing.
Perhaps you still are on the fence about attending this year’s Fringe, waiting just a little bit longer for that in-person aspect you crave. This article is mostly for you, wary fence-sitter. I understand. But I also challenge you to venture outside your comfort zone.
I chatted with Toronto Fringe Executive Director, Lucy Eveleigh, on what the festival has in store for us this summer… and beyond. Continue Reading