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Chicago Fringe Festival & Kids Fringe 2018
August 30, 2018
The 2018 Fringe Festival is different from previous years being held over one weekend, August 30 – September 3, with 24 performers and companies participating in the Festival. The Chicago Fringe Festival weekend includes a variety of performers from Chicagoland as well as Ohio, Indiana, Milwaukee and Canada and France, the return of the popular Kids Fringe that includes performances, crafts and classes for audience members 5 – 12 years old and a variety of special events throughout the week.
The Chicago Fringe Festival 2018 returns to Jefferson Park for its ninth presenting year. The Festival includes comedies, dramas, dance pieces, musicals, performance art and the unclassifiable. This is an uncensored, no-holds barred performance event that returns 100% of ticket sales to the artists. In their first eight years, the Chicago Fringe Festival has returned almost $240,000 to artists.
Admission is a one-time button purchase of $5; after that all individual performances are $10. Kids Fringe is a one-time button purchase of $5 plus each show ticket admission of $10 for adults; children ages 12 years and younger are $5 for each Kids Fringe performance, no button required. Passes with a discounted ticket price are available when attending multiple performances: a four-show pass is $36, a ten-show pass is $80 and an unlimited pass is $100. Each venue will have a box office for day-of purchases, and the box office for the entire festival is located at Fringe Central, Weston’s Coffee & Tap Co., 4872 N. Milwaukee Ave.