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2022 Philadelphia Fringe Festival

The Philadelphia Fringe Festival is a city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance. Each September, the Festival explodes into every nook and cranny of Philadelphia with more than 1,000 artistically daring performances, including national and international performances curated by FringeArts, and works produced by hundreds of independent artists.

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  • "Bon Appétit!" By Julia Child and Lee Hoiby (During a Pandemic!)

    Aurora Classical of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia
    Music,

    September 1–October 2

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    Creature: A Movement Meditation

    Kalila Kingsford Smith
    Dance, Film, Immersive,

    September 1-October 2

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    Available on Demand All Festival

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    SELL ME: I Am from North Korea

    Sora Baek/ North Korea Theater
    Storytelling, Theater,

    September 8–October 2

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    Maybe Tomorrow

    The Highland Lakes Players
    Theater,

    September 8–October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    HOMO FEMINA

    MARLEN PUELLO
    Film, Visual Art,

    September 8-October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    creativeWorks

    creativeWorks
    Interdisciplinary, Storytelling, Visual Art,

    September 11-October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Medicine Meditation

    Severin Blake
    Immersive, Interdisciplinary, Workshop,

    September 12 - October 2

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    Rx and Chill

    Nicole Ayers
    Film, Interdisciplinary, Storytelling,

    September 8–12 at 12pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Myzrie House

    Myzrie House
    Circus, Dance,

    September 22–25

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    Romeo and Juliet

    OJ Productions
    Theater,

    September 23—25

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    Afternoon of an Alter

    Emmett Wilson
    Dance, Interdisciplinary, Theater,

    September 23–October 2

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    Carnivore

    Kate Seethaler/Meghan Frederick
    Dance, Theater,

    September 23–29

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    The Beauty Queen of Leenane

    Allens Lane Art Center Theater
    Theater,

    September 16–October 2

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    NOT RIGHT NOW

    James Christy
    Theater,

    September 2-29

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    and you will know it’s done when the oil stops bubbling

    Mike Durkin with the residents of the Kensington area, presented by Mural Arts Philadelphia

    September 23- October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Roll Play: An Improvised Adventure

    Roll Play
    Comedy & Improv, Theater,

    September 18-25

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Tree Confessions

    This Is Not A Theatre Company

    September 8–October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    The Living Gallery at Launch Point

    Anastassia Vertjanova and Annemarie Branco
    Immersive, Interdisciplinary, Visual Art,

    September 22 - October 1

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Song Bridge

    Matthew Armstead
    Music, Storytelling, Theater,

    September 11-25

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    The Two-Character Play (Out Cry) by Tennessee Williams

    The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium
    Theater,

    September 7–25

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Cognatus

    Britt Fishel and Artists
    Dance,

    September 25 at 2:30pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Afternoon Snacks: Julie Be (Ants on a Log)

    The Bearded Ladies Cabaret

    Co-presented with Opera Philadelphia and the Office of LGBT Affairs
    Cabaret,

    Sunday, September 25 at 2:30pm

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    How to be an Ethical Slut

    Brooke McCarthy
    Cabaret, Comedy & Improv, Theater,

    September 10–29

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Open Page

    Leah Stein Dance Company / The Art Room Studio
    Dance, Immersive, Interdisciplinary,

    Sunday, September 25 at 3pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Wine in the Wilderness

    Philadelphia Artists Collective / TheBlackBestFriend
    Interdisciplinary, Theater,

    September 22-October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    (R)evolution

    Muyu Yuan Ruba, Christina Eltvedt, Elizabeth June Bergman
    Dance, Interdisciplinary, Visual Art,

    September 24–25

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    ADAM&EVE

    Mad Paradox
    Theater,

    September 21–25

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Jonathan Daylight Live!!! Motivational Speaker and Productivity Coach!!!

    Cam Silva
    Comedy & Improv, Interdisciplinary, Theater,

    September 21-30

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    Fair Trade

    Jessica Creane & Yannick Trapman-O'Brien
    Immersive, Interdisciplinary, Theater,

    September 9-25

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    Topside

    Theater in Quarantine
    Theater,

    September 25-30

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    September 23–25

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    Andrew has Projects, Cubby Has Comments

    Andrew and Cubby
    Circus, Comedy & Improv, Interdisciplinary,

    September 25

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    Metaphor

    Denise McCormack
    Storytelling,

    Sunday, September 25 at 6pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Unorthodox Methods of Cosmic Flight

    Anastassia Vertjanova and Annemarie Branco
    Immersive, Interdisciplinary, Theater,

    September 22–October 1

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    The Path of Pins
    or the Path of Needles

    Josephine Decker + Pig Iron Theatre Company
    Immersive, Interdisciplinary, Theater,

    September 16 - October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Vehement

    a. dance theatre
    Dance,

    September 8–October 1

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Last Call

    Natalie Gotter
    Dance,

    September 25–27

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Rising from a Thousand Thrones

    Forgotten Lore Theatre
    Immersive, Literary, Theater,

    September 16-25

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    BATH HOUSE

    Gunnar Montana Productions
    Dance,

    September 8-October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Reception

    Nick Gillette Improv
    Comedy & Improv, Storytelling, Theater,

    September 15–25

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    OVERBOARD!

    Cannonball Festival
    Cabaret, Comedy & Improv, Interdisciplinary,

    September 8-30

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    The Most Important Place In The World!

    Naked Empire Bouffon Company
    Comedy & Improv, Party, Theater,

    September 25–30

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Bower Bird

    Emily Mayer
    Dance, Interdisciplinary, Theater,

    September 11-26

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Tragic Nostalgia

    Jeanne Lyons
    Interdisciplinary, Music,

    September 26–28

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Man of La Manchin

    Nick Jonczak
    Theater,

    September 21-28

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Life After Me

    Peter Christian
    Interdisciplinary, Music,

    September 26-28

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Green Card Project

    Sohrab Haghverdi

    September 7-12

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    SPEECH

    A Lightning Rod Special Production
    Created by Shayok Misha Chowdhury, Scott R. Sheppard, and Alice Yorke
    Written by Scott R. Sheppard in collaboration with the ensemble
    Directed by Shayok Misha Chowdhury
    Music, Theater,

    September 27 - October 1

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Visions

    Almanac
    Dance, Music,

    September 3-29

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    GO AHEAD

    James Haro In Storage
    Cabaret, Music, Theater,

    September 28-29

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    STRESS EXORCIST

    Mary McCool
    Comedy & Improv, Immersive, Theater,

    September 28-30

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Late Night Snacks

    The Bearded Ladies Cabaret

    Co-presented with Opera Philadelphia and the Office of LGBT Affairs
    Cabaret,

    September 10–October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    The Case for Invagination #4

    Nicole Bindler
    Dance, Interdisciplinary, Theater,

    September 28–30

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    SpArc Service's Fringe Festival

    SpArc Services Cultural Arts Center
    Theater,

    Thursday, September 29 at 6pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Corpus

    The Kammerspiel
    Theater,

    September 22- October 1

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Scarlet Letter

    Humble Materials
    Dance, Interdisciplinary, Theater,

    September 29–October 1

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Walking with Charles: Live Re-Enactment

    Charles Blyzniuk
    Comedy & Improv, Theater,

    September 30–October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Facepaint

    Eat Purple Theater Co.
    Theater,

    September 30-October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Triggered

    Danse4Nia (Conservatory) in collaboration with Grounded Theatre
    Theater,

    September 30–October 1

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Jérôme Bel (2021)

    Jérôme Bel with Megan Bridge
    Dance,

    September 30 - October 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    How To Meditate:
    A Burlesque Show

    Andrew Steiner
    Comedy & Improv,

    Friday, September 30 at 8pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Trick Machine

    Zak McAllister
    Circus,

    Friday, September 30 at 8pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Topside

    Theater in Quarantine
    Theater,

    September 25-30

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    2022 Fringe Festival


    Saturday, October 1 at 7 pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Centrifugal Hope

    Marybeth Tereszkiewicz
    Dance, Theater,

    Saturday, October 1 at 4pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Ruciteme Karyenda Culture de Buyenzi

    Ruciteme Karyenda Culture de Buyenzi
    Dance,

    Saturday, October 1 at 5pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival


    October 1 at 5pm & 8pm

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    bpm

    bpm & Cotallo Solares/Yager
    Music,

    October 1 at 7pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Spherus

    Innovative Juggler Team
    Circus, Dance,

    Saturday, October 1 at 8:30pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Black Lodge

    Music by David T. Little, Libretto by Anne Waldman, Story & Screenplay by Michael Joseph McQuilken
    Produced by Beth Morrison Projects
    Co-Presented with Opera Philadelphia as part of Festival O22
    Film, Interdisciplinary, Music, Opera,

    October 1 + 2

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    2022 Fringe Festival

    Afternoon Snacks: ILL DOOTS

    The Bearded Ladies Cabaret

    Co-presented with Opera Philadelphia and the Office of LGBT Affairs
    Cabaret,

    Sunday, October 2 at 2:30pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival


    Sunday, October 2 at 3pm

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    2022 Fringe Festival

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