8 September 2021

Live & Online: 2021 Lineup

Once again, we’re keeping you safe with digital-only delights, Sept 23-26th. We’ve got an exciting lineup, all right here at playthefool.ca, including; ALL NEW digital original… Read More

1 September 2021

PtF 2021 – Live & Online

We’re thrilled to be back for year 6 of the Play the Fool Theatre Festival. With the current state of the COVID pandemic in… Read More

11 August 2021

Call for Proposals from YEG Filmmakers

Play the Fool Originals | Open Call for Proposals For 2 Minute Commissioned Clowning/Physical Comedy Films Deadline for submissions: September 15, 2021 by midnight MST to film@playthefool.ca Edmonton/… Read More

10 August 2021

2021 Artists

We’re thrilled to announce our 6 Edmonton/Amiskwaciwâskahikan live artists for Play the Fool Theatre Festival 2021. These talented folks are creating all new solo works… Read More

26 July 2021

We’re Live Sept 2021!

Although Alberta is fully open as of this posting date, we at Play the Fool and the producing body, Hit That Jive Productions are taking a cautious approach to… Read More

26 July 2021

YEG Year in Review

Check out our year-in-review video featuring our 2020/21 season Edmonton / Amiskwaciwâskahikan artists. Aired at the 2021 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes… Read More

12 April 2021

Artists’ Choice Award

Our artists gathered (on Zoom) on April 11th, raised a glass, and voted for the coveted Artists’ Choice Award. The winner is Opéra dans mon… Read More

5 April 2021

(Very Short) Short Film Fest Extended

Opéra dans mon salon de Gérome Barry and Charles Jaeger, Paris, France Missed our first Play the International Short Film Festival films on the… Read More

1 April 2021

Play the April Fool Online!

Over 200 submissions battled it out for one of 12 coveted Official Selection spots. Watch online, on-demand from April 1st. Read our Program Director’s… Read More

1 February 2021

The 2021 Live Theatre Festival Update

Planning for an in-person Play the Fool theatre festival is exceptionally challenging in these times. In a normal year, we would be running four very packed days, Sept… Read More