July 26, 2015 — At tonight’s closing celebration for the 2015 Capital Fringe, results were announced for the Pick of the Fringe Audience Awards and the Special Director Award. This is the first year for the Capital Fringe Extension Week (July 29 to August 6) during which 12 shows received a total of 31 additional performances.
Julianne Brienza, co-founder, President and CEO of Capital Fringe, oversaw the presentations and announced that final attendance and ticket sales will be held until after the close of Extension Week.
Here are the honorees, as first published tonight by DCMetroTheaterArts and reprinted here with permission:
The Wedding Party
BEST DANCE + PHYSICAL THEATRE:
straight on til moUrning
“It’s What We Do”: A Play about the Occupation
BEST MUSICAL THEATRE & OPERA:
How to Quit Your Day Job
BEST OVERALL SHOW:
The Eddie Lounge Reunion Tour: The Lounge Awakens
SPECIAL DIRECTOR AWARD:
POWER! Stokely Carmichael
This year’s Fringe shows received the highest ratings in our history of reviewing Capital Fringe.
Congratulations to all the participants.
These shows are extending into the final Fringe week, ending August 2nd
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* In addition to their performances during Extension Week, Pinky Swear Production’s The Last Burlesque will continue at the Trinidad Theatre in a pre-arranged run: Thursdays thru Sundays, August 6 – 15, 2015.