Everything you need to know for the 2016 Minnesota Fringe Festival

The 2016 Minnesota Fringe website, along with the official festival schedule and tickets sales, is officially live at fringefestival.org. The festival, dubbed “Minnesota’s Summer Theater Crawl,” takes place August 4-14. The official list of shows is still in flux, but, when finalized, will be posted there. Currently, there are 169 slotted for performances. In the meantime, here … [ Read more]

New and veteran theater producers look to strike it big at annual Fringe Festival

Natalie Rae Wass enjoys the special energy surrounding the Minnesota Fringe Festival. “It’s almost a small-town culture,” she says. “It’s like a commune of people that have found a thing that they enjoy and enjoy talking about it.” Wass, who performs in professional productions throughout the year, has been a fixture at the Fringe since … [ Read more]

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Minnesota Fringe Festival receives most applications ever

After closing its application period Friday, February 19, Minnesota Fringe Festival announced via press release it had received 524 applications for its 2016 festival, a 10-percent increase over 2015’s 477 applications and a new record for the organization. The uncurated, 11-day performing arts festival—taking place August 4-14 this year—chooses its annual lineup of 170 shows with … [ Read more]