It’s that time of year again! That most glorious time each summer when for one magical week the Capital Fringe festival is extended. It’s a great chance to see the hit Fringe shows you missed or revisit ones you loved. For us, however, the most exciting prospect of Extension Week is resurgence of our favorite game […]
For the past 12 years, DC’s Capital Fringe Festival provides performance space and resources to small theatre companies, solo and performance artists, dance troupes, musicians, and more. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Julianne Brienza, has managed the festival since its inception, including overseeing a major shift in location from a rented space near the Convention […]
Jon Johnson here, managing to score an interview with the director of Shakespeare in the Pub’s “Fringe” offering – Titus Andronicus, as well as the head honcho of the company itself. I’m pleased to introduce Jill Tighe, director, and John Stange, producer. Mr. Stange has been producing Shakespeare in the Pub productions for the past […]
Some people find the Fringe festival to be an intimidating environment. Sure there’s a ton of great art and stuff going on, but how can one truly connect with the people behind the art and form meaningful bonds of friendship that will last a lifetime? In short, the answer is ponies.
Lorraine to John’s idea of writing a piece about getting to Fringe: “Yes! Public transportation! Very funny!” 4:15 p.m. It’s pouring rain and I need to be at Atlas by 6:30 for a Hexagon live chat. Leaving Gaithersburg now because the traffic will be a mess. Probably take me 45 mins. just to get to […]
It’s a sold out house, the second performance of Numesthesia, my third Capital Fringe Festival show. The audience is great. I’m feeling their energy; the musicians and I are riding a synergistic wave with them. We’re in the moment. We’re all helping each other. There’s a communal spirit that unites audience and performers.
We sent Marshall Bradshaw out to check on what bars near Fringe headquarters have the most to offer all you Fringe-goers. Star & Shamrock Tavern & Deli 1341 H St NE 10% Off with your Fringe button Right next to the Atlas Theater, Star & Shamrock is an H St classic, setting the bar for […]
KOENIGSBERG – It started off a day just like any other. My colleague and I had just finished a performance of our play I’m Margaret Thatcher, I Is! at Atlas’s Lab II venue (plug plug plug). After a long day on the job, we decided to stop by H &Pizza, like so many times before. […]
This year, we are sending roving reporters around Fringe to bring back stories. For this first Fringe Binge column, John Morogiello ventured no further than his spot upstairs at the Pursuit Wine Bar.