The 2018 Vancouver Fringe Festival may be over, but audiences have one last chance to take in encore performances of six shows.

Chosen based on popularity, these are the shows that audiences and critics alike were talking about in line-ups and online.

The 2018 Public Market Pick of the Fringe takes place at Performance Works on Granville Island from September 19-23.  Visit http://vancouverfringe.com for tickets and information.

1. 5-Step Guide to Being German 2.0

Wanna be German? Of course you do. German comedian Paco Erhard will teach you how. The first ever stand-up show to hold a mirror up to real modern Germany, Canada, and the rest of the world.
Paco Erhard in 5-Step Guide to Being German 2.0.

Wanna be German? In 5-Step Guide to Being German 2.0, comedian Paco Erhard will teach you how in this stand-up show that holds up a mirror to a modern Germany, Canada, and the rest of the world. Playing Wednesday, September 19 at 8:45pm.

2. SELF-ish

Esther builds her world and navigates her life on stage with the use of 6 cardboard boxes.
Esther builds her world and navigates her life on stage with the use of six cardboard boxes.

In Self-ish, a 30-something Korean-Canadian Esther examines herself in the aftermath of a recent tragedy and navigates her relationship with family and other characters in her life. Playing Thursday, September 20 at 8:45pm.

3. Poly Queer Love Ballad

Nina, a polyamorous bisexual poet, meets Gabbie, a monogamous lesbian songwriter, at Cafe Deux Soleil. They struggle to reconcile their fierce mutual attraction with their opposing perspectives on love.
Nina, a polyamorous bisexual poet, meets Gabbie, a monogamous lesbian songwriter, at Cafe Deux Soleil. They struggle to reconcile their fierce mutual attraction with their opposing perspectives on love.

Nina, a polyamorous bisexual poet, meets Gabbie, a monogamous lesbian songwriter. In Poly Queer Love Ballad, they struggle to reconcile their fierce mutual attraction with their opposing perspectives on love. Playing Saturday, September 22 at 6:45pm.

4. Squeeze My Cans

Cathy Schenkelberg in Squeeze My Cans.

Squeeze My Cans is Cathy Schenkelberg’s journey as a Nebraska Catholic girl from a family of ten, through the rabbit hole of the infamous cult of Scientology, represents an every-woman’s story of a young adult searching for her place. Playing Saturday, September 22 at 8:45pm.

5. Unscriptured

In Unscriptured, Travis Bernhardt creates a new religion based on an audience suggestion
Travis Bernhardt creates a new religion based on an audience suggestion.

In Unscriptured, Travis Bernhardt creates a completely improvised church service for a religion made up on the spot. Playing Sunday, September 23 at 6:00pm.

6. The Lady Show

The Lady Show brings their mix of stand up, sketch, monologue, satirical news, and tearaway pants to the Vancouver Fringe Festival this year.
The Lady Show brings their mix of stand up, sketch, monologue, satirical news, and tearaway pants.

Four fearless women bring a mix of sketch, stand-up, monologue, satirical news, and more to The Lady Show. Playing Sunday, September 23 at 7:45pm.