June 29, 2013
Droves of people paraded into the Baldacchino Gypsy Tent Bar with good spirits last night despite the threat of thunder storms. While many arrived to our humble tent armed with umbrellas and rain boots, some chose to brave the rain in sky-high heels and lacey summer dresses.
June 28, 2013
There are fringe festivals all over the world, from Singapore and Sydney to our very own Washington, DC. But what makes a "fringe festival," and how did this global tradition start?
June 27, 2013
It's 14 days till the summer Fringe Festival kicks off officially, but the Festival Preview is tomorrow and we can't wait to give you taste of what to expect from the Festival this summer.
June 26, 2013
While we continue our Capital Fringe Button series, we covered two more of our supporters as we are gearing up for the opening Preview on June 28th!
June 25, 2013
Our “Spotlight” series takes a turn for the naughty this week with our spotlight on the notorious art of burlesque.
June 24, 2013
The Festival kicks off on July 11th, but that is only 17 days away. Not only do you need to plan what shows to attend, but you need to plan how to use your Fringe Button Discounts! Luckily for you, Capital Fringe has the scoop on several local businesses participating in the Festival’s Fringe Button Discount program that would serve as awesome treats to commemorate the opening of our Festival.
June 23, 2013
Capital Fringe wants to hear what music our wonderful patrons and participants are listening to and arrange those Festival favs into a weekly playlist.
June 22, 2013
To celebrate the colorful individuality of our artists and audiences, Capital Fringe is adding a Fringe Fashion segment to our blog which puts a spotlight on the well-dressed and unique people who pass through our doors.
June 21, 2013
We’ve followed the production staff while they hoisted up the tents and built the Baldacchino Gypsy Tent Bar from the ground up, but we haven’t had a chance to speak with most of them one on one. Production Assistants and Venue Managers Niusha Nawab and Kara Sparling were the first to volunteer to share their Capital Fringe experiences and (hypothetical) theatrical ambitions.
June 20, 2013
Critics from webmagazine Brightest Young Things were excited to taste the Baldacchino's best dishes, but they weren't expecting this.
June 19, 2013
We are starting our weekly segmented Spotlight series, we have decided to turn the light over to the Improv genre this week and appreciate its "on the go" style and creative approach to theatre.
June 18, 2013
The Baldacchino Gypsy Tent Bar made its long-awaited debut last night at the Pair Up Pass Party.