The Fringe Blog


Buttons and Yogurts and Cards, Oh my!

As the Festival approaches, Capital Fringe will highlight the businesses participating in our Fringe Button Discount program. Two new discounts you can take advantage of in July during the summer Fringe Festival are at nifty gift shop Pulp(Non)Fiction and froyo funhouse Mr. Yogato.


Tuesday Tent Day

Three fully raised tents now stand triumphant in the parking lot adjacent to Fort Fringe, but it took a lot of effort to get them there.


June Fringe Artist Interview: Shaina Lynn

Shaina Lynn is a solo performer from Alexandria, Va. who is premiering her production, "Bayou Blues", at Jin Lounge as part of this summer's Fringe Festival.


Interviewing the Interns

Highlighted Capital Fringe staff today are two of our awesome Interns for this years summer Festival, Julia Larsen and Lucy Stratton.


An Unexpected Journey, Part II.

Last blog post left off with the Capital Fringe production team's tour of the Goethe Institut, a German language and arts center on 7th in Chinatown. Instead of taking the metro and arriving to the next tour too early, our group decided to head up 7th towards U Street on foot.


An Unexpected Journey, Part I.

Yesterday, Production Manager Austin Byrd gathered our motley crew of three master carpenters, a master electrician, an audio coordinator, a box office manager and one blog intern to march across the city and to tour all of our off-site venues in one day.


Capital Fringe Staff Interview: Daniel Mori and William Klemt

Master Carpenters Daniel Mori and William Klemt are newcomers to the Capital Fringe Festival, but they already are an integral part of the Capital Fringe team.


Fringe Button Discounts: La Tasca and Home Rule

Capital Fringe Buttons grant Fringe patrons new discounts every month around town and are required for entry to all Fringe venues during the summer Festival. As the Festival approaches, Capital Fringe will highlight the local businesses participating in the Fringe Button Discount throughout the summer. First up: La Tasca and Home Rule.


Capital Fringe Staff Interview: Nico Dodd

As Fort Fringe transitions to summer Festival mode, more staff members are taking up residence in the Fort’s offices. Among them is Communications Associate Nico Dodd, a Washington DC native and Capital Fringe newcomer.


All summer long GOLD… as an "Aw, fuck yeah!"

Each year, we create an image that tears out a bit of the heart of what we are. This year we turn cardboard into gold. Get behind the scenes of the 2013 Capital Fringe Festival image.


May Fringe Artist Interview: John Kevin Boggs

John Kevin Boggs is an actor and storyteller based in Washington, D.C. This July, Boggs is bringing his personal story, "Kountrykid & Afterwords" to the Warehouse at Capital Fringe.


Whoa, Recognition!

We're overwhelmed by the recognition we recently received from The Washington City Paper and the Helen Hayes Awards.

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