Minnesota Fringe


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2018 News

6 August 2018
See reviews of Fringe and Family Fringe on our News Page

October 18, 2018
The SoHo Playhouse Presents INESCAPABLE In Fringe Encore Series
Broadway World

October 10, 2018
A Revolt of the Beavers for Our Time
Howlround Theater Commons

August 12, 2018
Fringe File 2018 #25 - The MN Fringe - Official Awards
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 11, 2018
Minnesota Fringe Festival Enters Final Weekend
KSTP

August 11, 2018
Fringe File 2018 #24 - The Arts Reader Awards
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 9, 2018
Old Hollywood, Ego and Rugged Crossgender Machismo - "I Never Knock" at MN Fringe
Lavender Magazine

August 9, 2018
Eric Webster's Evocative Solo Performance - "The Screaming Skull" at MN Fringe
Lavender Magazine

August 9, 2018
An Extraordinary Ensemble Stylizes Shakespeare With Spectral Luminosity - "TITUS" at MN Fringe
Lavender Magazine

August 9, 2018
Fringe File 2018 #22 - The Family Fringe Steps Up And Other Fringe Photos
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 9, 2018
Fringe File 2018 #21 - A Walking Mystery Plan
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 8, 2018
Young Writers & Actors Make Us Laugh & Think: Flashlight Zone & Swipe Right at Fringe
Lavender Magazine

August 8, 2018
Fringe File 2018 #20 - Look At This Fringe, Isn't It Neat?
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 7, 2018
A Uniquely Touching Play About Sex Works Turns the Gender Tables - "Summers in Prague" at MN Fringe
Lavender Magazine

August 6, 2018
Minnesota Fringe Festival 2018: "MEDUSA"
Cherry and Spoon

August 6, 2018
A fiery night at the Minnesota Fringe Fest, plus Nazis, witchcraft and love in Prague
Star Tribune

August 6, 2018
A double shot Friday
Minnesota Playlist

August 6, 2018
Gay Bro + Straight Bro = Comedy Gold in an American La Mancha
Lavender Magazine

August 6, 2018
Sublime Comedy - Heidi Arneson's visionary "Itchy Tingles" at MN Fringe
Lavender Magazine

August 6, 2018
Two Twilight Zone-Style Spoofs Twinkle at Fringe - "Vert-O-Graph" & "Inescapable"
Lavender Magazine

August 6, 2018
A Groundbreaking Woman - Jeannette Rankin Celebrated on Stage at MN Fringe Fest
Lavender Magazine

August 6, 2018
To be or not to be ... a chicken? 10 more buzzworthy shows at the Minnesota Fringe Fest
Star Tribune

August 6, 2018
Minnesota Fringe Fest offers Vietnam War tales, Bollywood comedy and more
Star Tribune

August 5, 2018
Fringe File 2018 #19 - The Sell-Outs
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 5, 2018
Minnesota Fringe Festival show tells story of Puerto Rico after hurricane
Fox 9 News

August 4, 2018
Fringe review: 'Revolt of the Beavers'
Pioneer Press

August 3, 2018
A Masterful Gay Solo Performance & Tribute to Motherhood - The Hilarious & Wise "Dangerous When Wet" at MN Fringe Fest
Lavender Magazine

August 3, 2018
See shadow puppets, Haitian dance and 'Fruit Flies' at a new Family Fringe
Star Tribune

August 3, 2018
11 buzzworthy shows from opening weekend of the Minnesota Fringe Festival
Star Tribune

August 3, 2018
5 shows, one Fringe Festival: How this Twin Cities actor/director gets ready for 'marathon'
Star Tribune

August 2, 2018
Right, Wrong or Bomb! A Dating Musical
KARE 11

August 2, 2018
Remy Raygun of the Space Brigade: A Build-Your-Own Space Opera Will Be a Family Hit at the Minnesota Fringe Festival
Twin Cities Geek

August 2, 2018
In the Eye of the Tornado, Heidi Arneson Reveals Childhood
KFAI - MinneCulture

August 2, 2018
Marvel Ann and other Queer Icons Return to the 25th Annual Fringe Festival - Along with Talented Younger Artists As Well!
Lavender

August 1, 2018
Fringe 2018: After 25 years, Minnesota's massive theater fest enters a new era
City Pages

August, 2018
Fringe 2018 - Reviews (updated daily)
single white fringe geek

August, 2018
Minnesota Fringe Festival
Minnesota's Women Press

July 31, 2018
Fringe from the inside: A Q&A with Minnesota Fringe veteran Ariel Leaf
MinnPost

July 30, 2018
Who The Folk?! Meri Golden
tc jewfolk

July 29, 2018
Fringe File 2018 #18 - PREVIEW: The Revolt Of The Beavers (Say It Loud Productions)
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 28, 2018
Fringe File 2018 #17 - Hanne Appelbaum's Top 10 Must-Sees
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 27, 2018
A Gustie Guide to the 2018 Fringe Festival
Gustavus Adolphus College

July 27, 2018
Minnesota Fringe Festival and more
Southwest Journal

July 27, 2018
Fringe File 2018 #16 -A View From The Set With Joshua Barnd
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 26, 2018
Minnesota Fringe has grown up, but shows are still zany and irreverent
Twin Cities Pioneer Press

July 25, 2018
The 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival: Magic, chickens, right swipes and more
Minnesota Daily

July 25, 2018
The Minnesota Fringe Festival offers Mysteries, space aliens and a look at death
The American Jewish World AJWNEWS.com

July 24, 2018
2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival Must-See Shows
One Girl, Two Cities

July 24, 2018
Spaceheater Take Dance Theater To New Level With World Premier Of SAINT EX
Broadway World Minneapolis

July 23, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #15 - VIDEO: The Second Round of Previews
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 23, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #14 - Buttslashing And Amy Donahue's 10 Shows To See
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 23, 2018
2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival Must-See List
Cherry and Spoon

July 23, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #13 - Brid Henry On Diving Into Theatre
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 22, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #12 - Erin Roberts On Mental Disintegration And Integration
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 21, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #11 - Denzel Belin On The Breakfast Club: The Musical!
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 20, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #10 - Thomas Buan And A New Don Quixote
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 19, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #9 - Aidan Jhane Gallivan On Rejection
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 18, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #8 - Josh Carson On A Justice League of Their Own
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 17, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #7 - Liv Augusta On Goofing Through Fringe
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 17, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #6 - VIDEO: The First Round of Previews
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 16, 2018 
Fringe File 2018, #5 - Q&A With Actor Corey DiNardo Of Cyrano On The Moon
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 14, 2018
"Revolt" by Kit Box and directed by Shannon Twony
Connections Radio Show

July 13, 2018
On the Verge Excited for Upcoming Fringe Festival
KEYC News 12

July 12, 2018
Must-Sees at the 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival
Minnesota Theater Love

July 11, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #4 - INTERIEW: Larissa Marten and I Killed The Cow
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 10, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #3 - INTERVIEW: On the Creation of Not Fair, My Lady!
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 9, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #2 - INTERVIEW: Amber Bjork's Musical Walk through a Bloodbath in Blood Nocturne
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 8, 2018
Fringe File 2018, #1: Intro to Fringe Fest & Family Fringe
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 7, 2018
"Aphrodite's Refugees" at the MN Fringe with Monica Dionysiou & Aaron Young
Connections Radio Show

July 6, 2018
On the Verge presents 'Boobilicious,' a musical about, well, boobs
Mankato Free Press

June 28, 2018
Hit The Lights! Presents Two Original Works in Minnesota Fringe Festival
Broadway World Minneapolis

June 14, 2018
Apple Valley director brings 'Medusa' back to the Fringe
SUN Thisweek

April 29, 2018
Five Fifths of the Matrix Runs Down the Rabbit Hole (Minnesota Fringe)
Twin Cities Arts Reader

April 18, 2018
Best of the Twin Cities 2018: Best Festival
City Pages

March 9, 2018
Family Fringe will bring shadow play, dance, props and plays to St. Paul
St. Paul Pioneer Press

February 28, 2018
Reclaiming the Term "Disruptor"
Minnesota Playlist


2017 News

December 12, 2017:
Changes to the Fringe for 2018
MinnPost

December 1, 2017:
2018 MN Fringe To Shake Up Venues, Add Family-Friendly Offshoot
Twin Cities Arts Reader

November 30, 2017:
Minnesota Fringe Festival adds ‘Family Fringe’ in St. Paul
Pioneer Press

September 10, 2017:
Reimagining the Classics at the Minnesota Fringe
HowlRound

August 23, 2017:
Fringe File, #30: Final Box Office Results For 2017
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 21, 2017:
Fringe File, #28: Graphs And Charts, Part 1
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 16, 2017:
2017 Minnesota Fringe highlights — and something to look forward to
St. Paul Pioneer Press

August 14, 2017:
Fringe File, #27: The Arts Reader Awards
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 13, 2017:
EDITORIAL: On Lists And Awards
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 12, 2017:
Fringe File, #26: The Encores
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 12, 2017:
NYC Theater Company Plunges Audiences Into Darkness
Broadway World - Minneapolis

August 12, 2017:
Fringe File, #25: The Last Two Days Of Fringe / Prelude To The Encores
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 11, 2017:
Gay Master Playwright Albee’s Newer Version of “The Zoo Story” in an Acclaimed Fringe Productione
Lavender Magazine

August 11, 2017:
A Mermaid & A Fish Are Safe Bets -Two Accomplished Storytellers Share Their Tales at Fringe
Lavender Magazine

August 11, 2017:
David Mann Finds the Extraordinary in an Ordinary World at Fringe
Lavender Magazine

August 10, 2017:
An Evocative Little Epic – “Pope Joan – The First Transgender Pope” at the Fringe
Lavender Magazine

August 10, 2017:
Fringe File, #24: Phil Darg On Facility
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 10, 2017:
Fringe File, #23: Lyssa Sparrow On First Year Queer, Kink, And Consent
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 10, 2017:
A Resister’s Handbook (for holding onto optimism in sh*tty times) – Minnesota Fringe Festival Production
Take Action Minnesota

August 10, 2017:
Fringe 2017 - Review
Single White Fringe Geek

August 9, 2017:
BWW Review: Don't miss the MINNESOTA FRINGE FESTIVAL, Continuing through This Weekend!
Broadway World - Minneapolis

August 9, 2017:
The Eternal Optimist
Minnesota Playlist

August 8, 2017:
Fringe 2017 round up
Minnesota Playlist

August 8, 2017:
Fringe File, #21: REVIEW: Sean Neely‘s Return To Fringe
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 8, 2017:
Navigating the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival as a queer person
The Column

August 8, 2017:
'Melody Mendis Is 'Barbra'': Streisand show goes down like butta
Star Tribune

August 7, 2017:
A Charming Crash Course on Queer Ideas – “First Year Queer” at Fringe Festival
Lavender Magazine

August 7, 2017:
Gabriel Mata Enchants and Beguiles at Fringe in “Out of the Shadows”
Lavender Magazine

August 7, 2017:
Fringe show looks at ’nam poison
Northeaster Newspaper

August 7, 2017:
Fringe File, #20: Mini-Reviews, Pt. 4
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 7, 2017:
10 Shows to See at Minnesota Fringe 2017
Twin Cities Geek

August 7, 2017:
FRINGE FEST: MEDUSA
Secrets of the City

August 7, 2017:
Fringe Day 2: Romcon conventions, '90s prom dates, and butts
City Pages

August 6, 2017:
Fringe File, #19: Mini-Reviews, Pt. 3
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 6, 2017:
'Finding Mohamed': Solo show is a beautifully textured portrait of grief
Star Tribune

August 5, 2017:
Fringe File, #17: Mini-Reviews, Pt. 2
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 5, 2017:
Fringe File, #16: Mini-Reviews, Pt. 1
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 5, 2017:
Fringe File, #15: Sold-Out Performances
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 4, 2017:
Fringe Day 1: Journeys in gender, Blackout Improv, and yep, that play about pedophilia
City Pages

August 4, 2017:
Fringe File, #14: The Touring Showcase Preview Videos
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 3, 2017:
Our Picks for the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival
MplsStPaul Magazine

August 3, 2017:
167 shows in 11 days means it's time for the Fringe Festival
MPR News - Art Hounds

August 3, 2017:
Arts Spotlight, 579: Faith – From Anger Into Trust and Hope
Lavender Magazine

August 3, 2017:
Queerness, Gender Inquiry, and Topnotch Comics Enliven This Year’s Fringe Festival
Lavender Magazine

August 3, 2017:
A double dose of Renegade: Duluth theater company kicks off two shows in two cities
Duluth News Tribune

August 3, 2017:
Local pickle maker gets rejected from Minn. State Fair contest, wins a play
Star Tribune

August 3, 2017:
"Patriot/Traitor" at the Minnesota Fringe Festival
LillieNews.com

August 2, 2017:
‘OUR BOY’ THE STRUGGLE ON SEX CRIMES.
High Plains Reader

August 2, 2017:
At Fringe Festival, UMN students give new life to Shakespeare
Minnesota Daily

August 2, 2017:
MN Fringe Fest 2017: Your day-pass guide to the massive theater fest
City Pages

August 2, 2017:
Fringe File, #13: Mark Monfils On Directing Thor: Jurassic Park
Twin Cities Arts Reader

August 1, 2017:
Fringe Festival attracts thespians from St. Louis Park
Sun Sailor

August 1, 2017:
Twin Cities Queer Arts Must-Sees for August 2017
The Column

August 1, 2017:
Fringe File, #12: Ariel Leaf On Her Mermaid Travel Life
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 31, 2017:
How to choose from 167 shows at Minnesota Fringe Festival
GoMN.com

July 30, 2017:
Musical comedy about contingent workers featured at Fringe Festival
Workday Minnesota

July 30, 2017:
Plight of ‘A Pickle’ is coming to Fringe Festival
Sun Current

July 30, 2017:
Fringe File, #11: 5 Ridiculous Yet Wonderful-Looking Fringe Shows
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 29, 2017:
Fringe File, #10: The Out-of-Towners Preview
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 28, 2017:
INTRODUCING THE FRINGE FESTIVAL: 11 DAYS, 167 SHOWS Can you tell the Twin Cities loves its theater?
Visit Twin Cities

July 27, 2017:
Fringe File, #9: Every Video from the Second Official Fringe Preview
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 26, 2017:
Women at the Fringe!
Minnesota Women's Press

July 25, 2017:
A dozen must-see shows at the Fringe
MinnPost

July 25, 2017:
‘It Can’t Happen Here’ At Fringe Echoes Timely Events
TCJewfolk.com

July 22, 2017:
Fringe File 2017, #8: Who’s In Fringe?
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 21, 2017:
VIDEO: Every Video from the First Official Fringe Previews
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 20, 2017:
17th Annual Queer Fringe Binge
KFAI.org

July 19, 2017:
Fringe File 2017, #6: Minnesota Fringe’s Second Official Preview of 2017
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 18, 2017:
Fringe File 2017, Pt. 2: The Money
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 18, 2017:
2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival Must-Sees
Cherry and Spoon

July 16, 2017:
NYC Theater Company Plunges Audiences Into Darkness
BroadwayWorld.com

July 12, 2017:
INTERVIEW: Joseph Fletcher and Willi Carlisle on There Ain’t No More: Death of a Folk Singer (MN Fringe)
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 12, 2017:
U students to bring film noir to Fringe Festival
Minnesota Daily

July 12, 2017:
Plight of temporary workers prompts former St. Louis Park council member to write musical comedy
Sun Sailor

July 11, 2017:
PREVIEW: Minnesota Fringe's First Official Preview of 2017
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 11, 2017:
FRINGE 2017: Coverage Roundup
Twin Cities Arts Reader

July 7, 2017:
Perspectives Theater Company Announces STRANGER at the Minnesota Fringe Festival
BroadwayWorld.com

July 6, 2017:
‘It Can’t Happen Here’ is coming to the Fringe
MinnPost.com

July 1, 2017:
Who’s in this year’s Fringe Festival? Start making your plans. The website is live.
Twin Cities Pioneer Press

June 29, 2017:
A&E NOTES: Festivals, wild cards and more
Duluth News Tribune

Feb. 2017:
Minnesota Fringe announces new executive director

 

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