Capital Fringe Festival is synonymous with cutting edge and experimental theatre. As the only major non-jury, self-producing, open-access festival in the Washington, DC area, the Capital Fringe Festival is an annual showcase of contemporary productions. Following in the traditions of other festivals (such as the prominent Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Capital Fringe prides itself on presenting exploratory artists and performances to audiences willing to take risks.
On Friday, July 6th the Capital Fringe Festival will preview 30 of their over 134 productions on Friday, July 6. This year’s preview will be emceed by Lionell Thomas– a stand up comedian by night and executive director of the D.C. Commission of the Arts and Humanities by day.
In addition to the sneak preview of the performances, there is bliss to be had at the Fort Fringe under the Baldacchino Gypsy Tent Bar. Fringe fans can enjoy table service at the sidewalk café while dining on fresh tapas and drinks along with entertainment and catching the latest buzz about all the Fringe performances.
WHEN: Friday, July 6. Preview starts at 8 p.m.
The Baldacchino Gypsy Tent Bar – Fort Fringe
607 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Metro stops: Mt. Vernon Square and Gallery Place.
TICKETS: Friday’s preview is free and open to the public. To purchase this year’s Fringe Festival Buttons, visit the official website.