[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Capital Fringe has had a strong dance presence from the beginning of the festival’s history. Just ask Kelly Bond – who debuted a full-length work titled Sill at the inaugural Capital Fringe. Bond is a performer who is based...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you had to choose just one company that represented the growing influence and opportunity that the Capital Fringe Festival offered DMV theatre companies in the early 2010s, you’d likely Pinky Swear Productions. Their ebullient series of Cabaret XXX...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We Happy Few have a knack for boiling down classics of theatre and literature to an engaging essence that has delighted audiences for the past eight years. Recently, the company has tackled works including Treasure Island and Frankenstein...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Guillotine Theatre’s Catherine Aselford takes the long view – and says Capital Fringe was a catalyst that helped jumpstart a company that she helped found almost two decades before her company’s first Fringe show. “We had been somewhat dormant,”...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]When planning began for the fifteenth annual Fringe Festival, no one could have imagined a pandemic with such fast, global restrictive changes, literally linking every human on the globe, in varying degrees. Capital Fringe has faced uncertain times before....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ron Litman spun refuse into Capital Fringe gold in 2012 with his one-man hit, DC Trash. It was a quintessential Fringe piece, digging deep into the cans that line the alleys of the nation’s capital to find its...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Back in 2008, Debra Buonaccorsi and Steve McWilliams – the founders of Dizzy Miss Lizzie’s Roadside Revue –  had the urge to make the sort of rock’n’roll musical theatre they wanted to hear. “I still remember talking about trying...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Application Period is now closed. The Capital Fringe Festival will once again be centered in SW DC with our anchor venue partner Arena Stage. Fringe is pleased to announce that an outdoor tented hang out bar spot will...