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The New York International Fringe Festival is now FringeNYC (in Manhattan) AND FringeBYOV (in the outer boroughs). ALL DATES BELOW ARE IN OCTOBER. Use the Slice-O-Matic or the alphabetical tabs below to view the shows, pick your performance, and purchase tickets.

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* = FringeHIGH Talkback follows performance  
+ = FringePLUS MeetUp follows performance

Performances shown in grey are either past or sold out.

Writer: Oscar Wilde (trans. James Rutherford)
Director: James Rutherford
Choreographer: Jess Goldschmidt
A cloud cuts across the face of the moon. A woman dances to kill. A clown king’s rule begins to crumble. A tragic parable of queer longing, SALOME is Oscar Wilde’s surreal symbolist masterpiece of forbidden desire and social destruction.
Local   FringeBKLYN
Drama   Dance / Physical Theatre   

FringeBKLYN Irondale Center

PT Works
Writer: Peter Turo
An older boyfriend, that one ex, and a woman waiting for the R train who won't stop eating pistachios. Megan is having an increasingly not-normal night, even for New York.
1h 15m   Local   FringeNYC
Drama   Comedy   
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Sammy and "Le Grand Buffet"
Piti Theatre Company
Writer: Jonathan Samuel Mirin, Music by Carrie Ferguson and Jonathan Samuel Mirin
Director: Godeliève Richard
Choreographer: Godeliève Richard
An American (waiter) in Paris, Sammy must prepare Le Buffet or be fired! But the Bad French, Federer, Minnesota Fats, high-wire walkers, Gene Kelly, magic and music in his clown heart get in the way. Join the fun with Sammy!
50m   National   FringeNYC
FringeJR   Clown/Mask   
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FringeJR - Greenwich House Music School

Gregg Greenberg Productions
Writer: Gregg Greenberg
Director: Michael Rispoli
The McKenna brothers receive a life-changing offer on their maple farm from a mysterious Wall Street buyer. Will the sale of their family syrup business sweeten their strained relationship or tear the two apart? Let’s just say it gets sticky.
1h 45m   Local   FringeNYC
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Serving Brûlée
Writer: Soné Anandpara
Director: Chelsea B. Lockie
In our cooking show’s premiere episode, we explore how modern women batter & blister themselves into delectable, camera-ready perfection. Flawlessness is in! However, a tiny misstep reveals that its highly-coveted recipe comes with a dark secret.
50m   Local   FringeNYC
Comedy   Drama   
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The Shape Of A Girl
New Zenith Theatre
Writer: Joan MacLeod
Director: Ed Wierzbicki, Producer: Cortney Novella, Designer: Ethan Sepa, Music: Doug Sobon
Fifteen year old Braidie knows that bullying is wrong, but her best friend keeps picking on the awkward girl who only wants to belong. This gripping one-woman play examines teen aggression and a girl’s inner struggle with inaction.
1h 5m   Local   FringeNYC
Drama   FringeHIGH   
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SIMPLE MATH: solving for the neurobiology of assault
Writer: Lisa Danielle Buch, with Music by Frank G. Schiro
Director: Ben Stockman
Choreographer: Maridee Slater
(mentor x power) + (drive x trust) = Wh(y)-- An aspiring actress filled with chutzpah faces a confounding calculation when her trusted mentor is revealed to be a sexual predator. Using SIMPLE MATH she solves for “wh(y)”
1h 30m   National   FringeNYC
Solo Show   Drama   
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Palmy Inn
Writer: Robert Greene
Director: Michael Neithardt
Truth, poetry, beatboxing and a magnetic audience connection—welcome to Robert Greene's one-man show. A journey through the situations that steer his inner artist and remind us that "dreams become nightmares if you sleep the day thru."
1h 15m   Local   FringeBKLYN
Comedy   Spoken Word/Poetry   

FringeBKLYN BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Theatrical Gems
Writer: Jonathan G Galvez
Director: Kristen Keim
When Skylar, a trans high school student, ends up in the hospital after being attacked during a school dance, their girlfriend, father, and teacher consider the events that led them there
1h 30m   Local   FringeNYC
Drama   FringeHIGH   
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Spare Some Change: L
This Is Not A Theatre Company
Writer: Colin Waitt
Director: Erin B. Mee
Spare Some Change: L invites audiences to participate in the multi-sensory experience of a site-specific audio play for the subway, and consider their role in the performance event that is the Big Apple. Download the Subway Plays app and begin!
1h 5m   Local   FringeBKLYN
Drama   Multi-Media   


Ticking Clock Theatre
Writer: Rachel Garnet
In this Romeo and Juliet re-imagining, Tybalt and Mercutio now fill the roles of the star-crossed lovers. Constructed around Shakespeare's original dialogue and expanded upon, two beloved characters get new life in a world where their sexuality has no voice.
1h Local   FringeNYC
Drama   Spoken Word/Poetry   
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A Step Beyond the Rain
Art of Warr
Writer: Merridith Allen
Director: Joshua Warr
A Step Beyond the Rain is about a failed singer who returns home to care for her ailing grandfather, and finds she must bury her own ghosts in order to give her dreams one more shot.
1h 40m   Local   FringeNYC
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Stranger Than A Rhino
Little Joe Productions
Writer: Robert Siegel
Director: William Roudebush
A director turns Ionesco's Rhinoceros inside out to reflect our paranoia about Muslims. As rehearsals progress and the new Rhino emerges,the tension between cast and play reveals a startling conclusion about our recent past.
1h 30m   National   FringeNYC
Comedy   Drama   
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Striking Out
The Annoyance Theatre
Writer: Book and Lyrics by Adam Levin and Ryan Ford, Music by Ryan Ford
Director: Adam Levin and Ryan Ford
Baseball: It's America's pastime, a time-honored tradition, and, of course, it's gay as hell. Part Damn Yankees, part Hairspray, this musical comedy tells the story of the first straight baseball player in a world dominated exclusively by gay athletes.
2h 15m   National   FringeNYC
Musical/Opera   Comedy   
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FringeNYC Flag - Purple

Super! The Musical
Maryland Ensemble Theatre
Writer: Sarah Shulman, Music by Callan Holderbaum and Caitlyn Joy
Director: Julie Herber
Choreographer: Julie Herber
When the superheroes of Supetopia vanish, Captain Obvious assembles a new team and what they lack in skills, they make up for in ENTHUSIASM! But can they defeat the evil Dexterity? Come cheer as these flawed heroes triumph.
1h National   FringeNYC
FringeJR   Musical/Opera   
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FringeJR - HB Studio 124 Bank Street Theater

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