Fall 2016


FringeArts Presents


george-lewisA Recital for Terry Adkins
George Lewis/Ensemble Pamplemousse
A co-presentation with the Institute of Contemporary Art
and Ars Nova Workshop
Oct 12A large-scale open-form ritual with live interaction between instruments, electronic sounds, and digitized still and moving images.

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Not So Silent Cinema
Oct 28The original vampire silent film classic, with a new score performed live. Read More
2Jérôme Bel
Jérôme Bel (France)
Nov 2 + 3Taking the stage: the body in all its objective simplicity and functionality. Read More
uphill-climbJEAN & TERRY: Your Guides to Dark, Light and Nebulous
Kelly Bond & Melissa Krodman
Nov 17 – 19When the mundanity of everyday life crashes into psychic phenomena it helps to have a guide. Read More
fates-windowBrent Green and Sam Green: Live Cinema
Nov 28Flickering stop-motion Southern Gothic forays from Brent, engrossing documentaries about provincial dreamers and doers from Sam. Read More
fabastard-109At Home with the Humorless Bastard
Annie Wilson
Dec 1-3The bastard throws glitter every goddamn where. Pulls you down a waterfall. Drags you onstage. Read More
martha_splash_smMartha Graham Cracker Cabaret’s Soulstice Spectacular
Dec 19Who will save your soulstice? Read More

Late Night

img_7397Get Pegged Cabaret
Curated by John Jarboe

Scandalous entertainment from the sexy, satirical, daring, delightful, queer, and most dangerous performers from Philadelphia, New York, and beyond.

Third Friday of every month!

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nowhere-fastNOWHERE FAST, a rock noir cabaret
Sam Tower + Ensemble and BRAT Productions
Nov 11 + 17Join two trigger-happy, gin-guzzling songstresses as they race to the top of the scrapheap. Read More
20160604_red40_0089Red 40 and the Last Groovement Album Launch

Take the band home with you.

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20160604_red40_0042New Year’s Funkin’ Eve

All the funk you can handle.

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FringeArts thanks PNC Arts Alive as the Presenting Sponsor of year-round programming.

We also thank William Penn Foundation, Independence Foundation, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Virginia Cretella Mars Foundation, Louis N. Cassett Foundation, MKM Foundation, Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Comcast NBC10 Telemundo62 Comcast Spectacor, Wyncote Foundation, and The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for their support.