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The 2nd annual Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest is coming January 3-7th, 2018 and we've got even more shows and venues ...
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Get your organization in front of a captive audience!

We have been listening. Patrons say that they miss the Halloween Fringe event of years past. We are announcing our ...
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WE’RE REINVENTING HALLOWEEN WITH A SPIN ON A CULT CLASSIC

Ever dream of putting on a show at The Orlando Fringe? Now's your chance! Applications are open now until 5:00PM ...
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Applications for the 2018 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival are now open!

That's right! Take a video of yourself or your friends telling us what you love about Fringe and we will ...
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World Fringe Day is coming up! Alauna and Brian need your help!

On Monday, the 26th Annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival came to a close but not before the festival's annual ...
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BLUE VENUE #1 Something Strange, William Travis Ray, Winter Park, FL #2 Everything I Need to Know, I Learned from ...
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For full information about Kids Fringe CLICK HERE! Around the World Day at Kid's Fringe May 20th Fringezilla's Mainstage 10am ...
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Kids Fringe Schedule are here!

Comfort Suites our Brown Venue sponsor, is offering a special discounted rates for our Fringe fans. Being only 1/2 a ...
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Orlando Fringe has got some ads placed on the sides of some Lynx busses in the Central Florida area! Keep ...
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Fringe on Lynx!

One of Orlando's most popular musical events is returning to Orlando Fringe! That's right, The Swamp Sistas La La is ...
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Swamp Sistas La La is back!

We love our volunteers! Our festival couldn't be possible with out them! Want to see free shows and get a ...
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WE NEED YOU!

Embrace your inner critic at this years Local Teaser shows! Two shows! 7pm All Ages hosted by Jay Hopkins and ...
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Local Teaser Show is Monday, April 17th!

The Orlando Fringe announced today that Alauna Friskics has been named the new Executive Director. Alauna currently works as Executive ...
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Orlando Fringe names Alauna Friskics Executive Director

Broadway star, recording artist, and internet sensation, Carrie Manolakos, is headlining our annual “Fab Fringe” event on March 20th. Carrie ...
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BROADWAY STAR CARRIE MANOLAKOS HEADLINES FAB FRINGE

With a distribution of 15,000 with 3,000 of the programs going to be inserted into Orlando Weekly newspapers throughout Central ...
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For only $90 you can get your name in the Festival Program AND help spread the word about Fringe! In ...
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Sponsor a billboard!

We are just two weeks away from kicking off the 26th Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival. Today I'd like to ...
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Fringe Spotlight – Peter Michael Marino – PM2 Entertainment

To kick off our Fringe Spotlight artist series, I'd like to introduce Orlando Fringe veteran Thom Mesrobian Founder and Executive ...
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Fringe Spotlight – Thom Mesrobian – Acting Passionate Productions

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – November 4, 2016 - The Orlando Fringe announced today that George Wallace, Executive Director of the organization, ...
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Orlando Fringe Announces Resignation of Executive Director, George Wallace

A one night only special event that celebrates all of the strange, insane and truly bizarre news stories that have ...
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Christmas in Flori-DUH

The hilarious season of Movies Out Loud continues in November with 'Howard the Duck' . Get you tickets now! Head ...
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Howard the Duck is coming to Fringe!

'From Broadway to Obscurity", the hit show from the 2016 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival is returning for one night ...
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Hit show returns in November to benefit Theater at the J and Orlando Fringe

Driving around Orlando's Loch Haven Park? Take a look at the new banners hanging from the light poles that feature ...
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LOOK UP!

Have you ever dreamed about taking the step onto a stage and performing? Have ever dreamed about writing a hit ...
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ARTIST APPLICATIONS ARE NOW LIVE!

At midnight on September 1st, 2017 the applications will be live for the 26th annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival ...
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ARTIST APPLICATIONS ARE LIVE SOON!

Movies Out Loud continues September 14th at 8pm at The Abbey! Jeff Jones and Anitra Pritchard will be adding their ...
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Movies Out Loud: Jaws The Revenge

In 1992, The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival was born, since then we've seen Kids Fringe, Visual Fringe and Teen ...
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HEAR THE BIG NEWS FIRST!

What is better than watching the campy, pseudo-autobiographical "Can't Stop the Music", starring Steve Guttenberg, Bruce Jenner & The Village ...
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Movies Out Loud: Can’t Stop the Music

Unlike the old Fringe years, when things got noticeable quieter after the last Sunday night of Fringe, now year the ...
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Outdoor Stage Still Jumping on Memorial Day!

As all the Fringe veterans know (and you first-timers should learn), sometimes the biggest challenge at the Fringe is parking! The ...
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Kids, It’s Time for the “Parking” Talk

The schedule for the weekend KIDS FRINGE is now available! Lots of entertainment and activities for kids of all ages. Come ...
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Make Your Plans Now for KIDS FRINGE

UPCOMING SHOWS HERE! Once again, the Free Fringe Outdoor Stage will host an exciting array of entertainment, special events, and mini-festivals ...
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Free Outdoor Stage Is Up and Jumping!

You may have seen Beebs on one of the stops on the Vans Warped Tour, or on the show Warped ...
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Outdoor Stage Kicks Off With a Bang

The Online Box Office is now open, just click the banner below or "GET TICKETS!" in the top menu to ...
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Box Office Is Open For Business!

This year as part of the Free Outdoor Stage lineup, The Swamp Sistas are taking over the stage for one ...
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The La La Will Be Back!

Visual Fringe Applications Available! With Orlando Fringe just around the corner, we are really excited to get the ball rolling for ...
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Visual Fringe & Market Applications

The Local Acts, Teaser Shows are coming! Join us a month before the start of the Festival, as we get ...
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Everyone Likes a Good Tease!

Blood Sisters, The Musical. photo by Rene Ferrer
Rejoice Fringe Festival fanatics! The lineup and schedule for the 2016, 25th International Fringe Theatre Festival are now online with ...
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2016 Shows, Schedule, & Program Online

Join Orlando Fringe as we welcome back Paul Strickland and Stewart Huff for a trio of award winning shows. All ...
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It’s A Redneck Weekend For Fringe Year Round!

BYOV Application period is coming soon Not only can anyone be an Orlando Fringe Artist, but any place can be ...
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BYOV / Site-Specific Application {Coming Soon}

Mark your calendars and make this year's LEAP DAY extra special this February 29. You only get this extra day once every four years, ...
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Fab Fringe @ Hard Rock Live This Month!

The Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie of Fringe Festivals (and America's sweethearts), Vanessa Quesnelle and Martin Dockery return to Orlando ...
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They’re Baaack!

Fresh off of a SOLD OUT run at the 2015 Orlando Fringe, private eye Butt Kapinski invites you to co-star ...
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Butt Kapinski: And A Very Satanic New Year

The Orlando Fringe Lottery was held Monday, November 30 and  shows were selected for the 25th Annual Fringe Festival in ...
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2016 Lottery Results

The deadline to apply for the 2016 Festival lottery has come and gone. The lottery to pick the shows for ...
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Applications Deadline for 2016 Has Passed

Come spend some time with  critically acclaimed (and Fringe favorite), Chase Padgett as he brings back two phenomenal shows. Chase returns in November as ...
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Fringe Year ‘Round: Chase Padgett

New Name: For years, the organization has been known as "The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival" but with the increase ...
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Fringe Gets a Makeover for its 25th!

Anyone can be an Orlando Fringe Artist! All you need is a project, a completed application, application and venue rental ...
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2016 Applications (Expired)

Sadly, the curtain is closed for The 24th Orlando international Fringe Theatre Festival. However, celebrate the fact that it was ...
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Oh Yes You DID! Fringe 24 Was Record-Breaking.

Just because Fringe 24 has ended, doesn't mean you have to go cold turkey until May 2016. There is plenty ...
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Fringe All Year & Movies Out Loud

Unlike previous years, when things got noticeable quieter after the last Sunday night of Fringe, this year the festivities will ...
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Did Someone Say Beach Party?

Our friends over at BloggingFringe.com have relentlessly trailed the Artists at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival to get them ...
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Fringe Crush

Hey Fringe-Goers! As all you regulars know (and first-timers are now learning), you can click the banner below or "GET ...
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Tickets On Sale

What better way to get motivated for Fringe than to start Fringe's opening week with a Pub Crawl? Orlando Fringe ...
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Ivanhoe Village / Fringe Pub Crawl!

This year as part of the Free Outdoor Stage lineup, The Swamp Sistas are taking over the stage for one ...
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It’s a Festival Within a Festival!

Don't forget to buy tickets soon for the National and International Artist Preview show! Just like the Local Preview, each ...
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Don’t Miss The National/International Preview!

Blood Sisters, The Musical. photo by Rene Ferrer
Rejoice Fringe Festival fanatics! The lineup and schedule for the 2015 Fringe Festival is now online with show description, performances, ...
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2015 Shows & Schedule Now Available

The design for the 2015 Fringe 24 commemorative Hard Rock Pin was announced recently at the "Dancing With the Fringe ...
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2015 Hard Rock Fringe Pin Available

The Orlando Fringe has been featured in a few video segments recently. Fringe Producer Michael Marinaccio was on the art ...
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Fringe On The Little Screen

Local Preview is coming! Join us as we get a taste of some of the local performances that will be ...
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Local Preview Tickets On Sale!!

On February 21st and 22nd, The Orlando Fringe Unified Auditions return! Fringe Festival Producers and Directors from numerous shows will ...
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Fringe Unified Auditions

On March 2, 2015, Orlando Fringe is going back to Hard Rock Live for a one of a kind fundraiser ...
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Fringe at Hard Rock Live Returns!

Come spend some your first weekend in February with a Fringe veteran - Stewart Huff. Stewart made his first appearance ...
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Fringe Year-Round: A Weekend with Stewart Huff

Here's the results of the lottery for the 2015 Fringe,  held December 8. This is the preliminary list and will most ...
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2015 Lottery Results

Come spend the weekend with critically acclaimed Martin Dockery as he brings back three phenomenal shows: Wanderlust, The Surprise, and ...
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Fringe Year Round: A Weekend with Martin Dockery

Orlando is proud to be the host city for the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals (CAFF) and the United States ...
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Orlando to Host North American Conferences

Orlando Fringe is proud to announce that Flora Maria Garcia, President & CEO of United Arts of Central Florida will ...
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Fringe 2015 Lottery – December 8

After the Fringe 2015 lottery wraps up, join us as we kick off the Holiday Season in style with the ...
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Fringe Year Round: Merry Fringein’ Xmas!

It’s a weekend of encore performances of some favorites from the 2014 Fringe Festival. All of the shows during this ...
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Fringe Year Round: Drama Winners Weekend

"The Screw You Review" is enjoying a regular run at The Duplex Cabaret in New York City, but Lady Winifred ...
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Fringe Year Round: Screw You Revue

TJ Dawe has been wowing Orlando audiences and has been a Fringe favorite since 2001 (The Slipknot, Totem, Figures, Lucky ...
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Fringe Year Round: A Weekend Featuring TJ Dawe

Well, Fringe 2014 is over and it was a great year to Fringe. This May, there was nearly 50,000 who came out ...
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That’s a Wrap!

The ticket sales are in and the 2014 Patrons' Picks for the various venues have been determined! The winners are the shows who ...
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2014 Patrons’ Picks and Critics Choice Awards Announced!

Hey Fringers, got a cool new mobile phone and you want yet another way to get your Fringe info  -- ...
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There’s a Smartphone App for That!

Here's some info on the performers that you can catch on the Free Outdoor Stage this year, we'll update this ...
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Outdoor Stage Entertainment

Change is always good - right? Well, we have some changes and additions for you Fringers this years; nothing drastic, ...
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What’s New for 2014!

Spaces are filling up for the Orlando Museum of Art - Visual Fringe Market; which this year, will be held ...
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Visual Fringe Market Deadline is Near!

Fringe 23 is right around the corner, and we want to give you a little taste of some of the ...
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Local Shows Preview Night

Sure, the Fringe Festival's main event happens in May, but there's no need to go cold turkey the rest of the year. Now ...
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Need of a Fringe Fix? Then Fringe Year Round!

On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers, we want to thank everyone involved with the 22nd Annual ...
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Fringe 22 Wrap-up

A man. The moon. A most peculiar love story. Acclaimed physical theatre duo WONDERHEADS present a love story that whisks a ...
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Fringe Year Round: Loon

Fringe favorites and Orlando celebrities battle it out at the Parliament House to see who can raise the most tips for ...
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Fringe Year Round: Bartender Challenge

First year Festival Producer, Michael Marinaccio points out that the goal of this year’s Fringe was "To bring in a ...
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Fringe 21, A Record-Breaking Success!!


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