The Fringe Festival announces dates for this year and a return to downtown Orlando | Arts Stories + Interviews | Orlando

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The nearby cultural melting pot that is the Orlando Fringe International Theatre Competition is again for a 32nd calendar year in May well. And organizers promise a return to some acquainted stomping grounds.

Under the topic of “Pageant Beautiful,” this year’s Fest is noteworthy for the return of some Fringe programming to downtown Orlando — where Fringe received its early, halcyon start. Loch Haven Park will still be a hotbed of exercise, while, together with the outside garden that hosts theatrical and musical performances and presents a essential house for hobnobbing in amongst shows.

“As we enter into our 32nd year, we replicate on how significantly we have appear. We started Downtown in vacant storefronts and on Church Road, and here we are again — full circle — back on Church Avenue a long time later,”  said Orlando Fringe Executive Director Alauna Friskics in a push assertion.

A handful of crucial dates have been disclosed so attendees can get an early begin on Fringe preparing.

Monday, April 17
Regional Artist Teaser Show

Tuesday, Might 16
Formal Festival opening
Countrywide/Intercontinental Artist Teaser Exhibit

May possibly 17-29
Fringe Pageant programming

Monday, Might 29
Patrons Decide on Working day
Closing Ceremonies

The Fringe Pageant takes place from May possibly 16-29 at venues all about downtown and Loch Haven — and further than. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 17, as a result of the Festival’s web-site.

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