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Mermaid Legs

Presented by SkirtsAfire Festival
  • Written by Beth Graham Annette Loiselle, Director & Producer* Ainsley Hillyard, Choreographer Narda McCarroll, Set Design Rebecca Cypher, Costume Design and Assistant Set Design Binaifer Kapadia, Music Composition Aaron Macri, Sound Design Whittyn Jason, Lighting Design Nancy Yuen, Stage Manager* Nyssa Beairsto, Assistant Stage Manager* Rae McCallum, Production Manager Breanna Thomas, Technical Director
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Edmonton - SkirtsAfire is pleased to announce their 2024 MainStage production, the world premiere of Mermaid Legs by local, Governor General Literary Award finalist and prolific playwright, Beth Graham. Mermaid Legs will play February 29 - March 10, 2024 at the Gateway Theatre (8529 Gateway Blvd NW).

Sisters, Billie, Ava, and Scarlet are struggling. When Billie takes off unexpectedly, leaving behind a disastrous apartment and a mysterious note, Ava and Scarlet are at a loss. There is a history. Mermaid Legs is a surreal theatre dance fantasia about the bonds of sisterhood and the stigma of mental illness.

It is intended for ages 13+.

Language: English


  • World Premiere
  • Drama

Community: Edmonton

Start Date: February 29, 2024
Closing Date: March 10, 2024

  • Dark Mondays

The Gateway Theatre
8529 Gateway Blvd NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 6P3
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Tickets for Mermaid Legs are $21 - $27 (+ applicable fees) and are available now through Fringe Theatre, in person at the Fringe Theatre Adventures Box Office, or by calling 780-409-1910. Group sales and special offers are also available and more info can be found at, or grab a Festival Pass to get the most out of their jam-packed 11 days of programming.

Production Accessibility Features: Accessible Seating, Audio Described, Closed Captioned, Relaxed Performance, PWYC or Special Ticket Prices, Mobility Accessibility Considerations (see below)

*February 29 | Preview Night
*March 2 & 9 | CART Captioning
*March 3 | Post-show Panel Discussion
*March 5 | Pay-What-You-Can
*March 6 | Adapted Relaxed Performance
*There will be 1 ASL performance added, date TBC

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