The 30th Fringe Festival

Poster for the 30th Anniversary Festival with two purple balloons saying 3 0. With the word Celebrate above it and the dates May 18-31, 2021. The Orlando Fringe Festival logo is at the bottom.

May of 2021. We are here. The future of Fringe looks bright. How will you help us shape the future?

The 5th Annual Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest

The festival took place in person January 7-10, and online, January 7-14.With performances unable to perform indoors due to social distancing requirements, Winter Mini-Fest had a different look this year. Performances were broadcast online. Patrons could purchase shows individually or with an all-access pass.In-person, Fringe held a “Socially Distanced Hangout” in the Lowndes Shakespeare Center […]

A Fringemas Carol

Returning to live theatre for the first time since the start of the pandemic, Orlando Fringe produces an immersive twist on the holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. Patrons are lead around to stations in Loch Haven Park where five different arts groups or performers presented a scene from the story. Each group of no more […]

First Fringe Fridays

Fringe begins producing online events on the first Friday of the month. Streams are viewable on social media and on the Fringe website.

Kids Fringe Campy-Camp goes online

Kids Fringe summer camps had to transition to a virtual online format this year.As an added bonus, Fringezilla made personal, socially-distanced, appearances at the student’s home for a quick visit and storytime.

The 29th Annual Orlando Fringe Festival (Fringe Today)

The online event took place May 12-24.Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer was among the honored guests at the online ribbon-cutting event. Mayor Dyer proclaimed that Fringe Today would count as the 29th festival.Performances were streamed from artists from around the world.The online event took place on Facebook Live and on Zoom.The entire event was free, but […]

The 2nd 24 Hour Text-to-Give-A-Thon

Development Director Lisa Hardt and Theatre Producer Lindsay Taylor stay up for 24 hours again for another live online fundraising telethon.

The Lawn opens opens online as a depository of live and pre-recorded shows, online events, and art for sale. It is opened to help artists spread the word about the work they are producing during the pandemic. 

Orlando Fringe cancels May festival due to COVID-19

March 19, 2020, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, Orlando Fringe makes the difficult decision to cancel the May festival. As the nations’ oldest Fringe, festivals around the watch Orlando’s lead and begin canceling their festivals.Orlando Fringe social media saw an incredible 80,897 organic impressions that day with many people sharing love and support.