THE 14TH ANNUAL CAPITAL FRINGE FESTIVAL
The 14th Annual Capital Fringe Festival is one of those DC events where you read the schedule and you want to see it all. But truth be told, you’ll only be able to catch a fraction of what they’ve produced this year. Dance, comedy, drama and musical theater are equally represented this year. So make your selections (popular shows sell out quick!) -- It ends July 28th. Before you buy your tickets, make sure you check the show’s age appropriateness: Adults Only, Ages 13+, or All Ages.
Here are the venues:
Arcade / The Wharf
Cherry / Westminster Presbyterian Church
Cradle / Arena Stage, Mead Center for American Theater
Crocodile / St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Dove/ St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Honey / Christ United Methodist Church
Ocean / Christ United Methodist Church
Peacock / Sta Mathew’s Lutheran Church
Pickle / Westminster Presbyterian Church
Pineapple / Riverside Baptist Church
Plum / Arena Stage, Mead Center for American Theater
Spider / St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Strawberry / Arena Stage, Mead Center American Theater
Check out their schedule here 2019 CAPITAL FRINGE FESTIVAL
Here are just a few Picks
Presented by Fringe Curated Series
Be an observer. Be a player. Work as a team. Compete to win. The Arcade is an interactive projection and video installation where teams compete to win a SW DC entertainment and dining package.
Mamita: Eulogies to the Living
Her mother was a landscape she’d forgotten she came from. A daughter’s ludicrous love letter draws on multiple voices to navigate this knot of inherited grief. Mamita is an effort in learning to embrace power and beauty in the contradictory.
Playwright: Adriana Hillas
Director & Choreographer: Adrianna Hillas
Featuring: Adriana Hillas
From Divorce to Restoration
An innovative journey through divorce and healing, this production represents the voice of every woman. It moves and grows organically as more share their experiences with separation. Audiences will find peace, enlightenment, and dialogue that resonates in their own lives.
Playwright: Bathsheba Smitten, Talaya Simpson, Shannon Webster
Director: Kristina Buck, Michelle Talkington
Featuring: Bathsheba Smitten, Talaya Simpson, Shannon Webster
The connotation of ‘eyesore’, an unpleasant sight in a public place, spins in EyeSOAR as audio, video and movement highlight the wonderful people and organizations in an industrial neighborhood. Space is getting tighter and longtime occupants wrestle with change.
Featuring: Ian Edwards, Carly Johnson, Kelsey Rohr, Amy Scaringe, Brynna Shank, Rebecca Weiss, Don Zientara
Choreographer: Jane Franklin
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