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2017 Fort Lauderdale Fringe Festival

Friday, April 21st

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Broward College brings the Fringe Festival back to South Florida for the third year in a row. The three-day event is set to be held on Friday April 21st - Sunday, April 23rd. This diverse, cutting-edge, and uncensored live theater event aims to fuse the art scene with the local community by bringing the true nature of creation to the stage and street.

The 2017 Fort Lauderdale Fringe Schedule

Thursday, April 20th

Thursday 7:30 PM Hunky Dory

Hunky Dory

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Venue:

Bailey Hall

 
Opening Night Event for the Fringe Festival. After his ex-girlfriend disappears, Sidney, a glam rock dilettante, is forced to look after his 11-year-old son full-time.

Friday, April 21st

Friday 5:00 pm The Normal Giant

Performer:

Neil David Seibel

Neil David Seibel

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
In a fairy tale world of modern technology, a war between giants creates a wave of refugees to a small town called Normal, reigniting tension between the little people and the native giants who also call Normal their home.
Friday 5:00 pm String Theory

Performer:

Paige Nicole Belcher

Paige Nicole Belcher

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
Two college students, Larent (a misguided stoner) and Luna (an ambitious trans girl), struggle to understand their place in each others' lives and the universe. Through witty banter, they navigate the ideas of parallel universes, marijuana, and the best ways to allocate their time on this planet.
Friday 5:45 pm Becoming OCD

Performer:

Sid Ross

Sid Ross

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
Sid Ross, the playwright and performer of Becoming OCD, is quite a gifted storyteller!"--Shoshana Roberts, theasy.com. 2016 New York International Fringe Festival Selection!
Friday 6:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Friday 6:30 pm Lady Macbeth and Her Pal Megan

Performer:

Megan Gogerty

Megan Gogerty

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
Stand Up comedian and playwright Megan Gogerty's show is about the dream role she is - or isn't perfect.
Friday 6:45 pm Twilight Jazz

Performer:

Broward College Jazz Combo

Broward College Jazz Combo

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Jazz on the Plaza as the sun goes down.
Friday 7:00 pm An Unnamed Psychosis

Performer:

Armando Santana

Armando Santana

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
In the wake of a global epidemic that promises to plunge the world as we know it into chaos, a man goes to the doctor for a small cut on his arm. Things get worse. And worse.... And worser still.
Friday 7:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Friday 7:45 pm Pillow Talk

Performer:

College Park Productions

College Park Productions

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
Two guys, one bed, and a night full of surprises. A laugh out loud comedy that will have you UP all night talking about it.
Friday 8:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Friday 8:30 pm Big Bumps

Performer:

Lisa Dalton

Lisa Dalton

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
A voluptuous klutz exposes the ups 'n downs of a zany life in stunts and acting, and how her adolescence led to the insanity!
Friday 8:45 pm The Complete History of Drag and a few mo' mo'

Performer:

David LeBarron

David LeBarron

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
This outrageous one-man-show takes place in the dressing room of a drag club in North Hollywood
Friday 10:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Friday 11:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Friday 12:00 am Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!

Saturday, April 22nd

Saturday 12:00 pm Safe House

Performer:

Zion Gates-Norris

Zion Gates-Norris

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
"Safe House" is a play about a young adult named Johnathan who dies in the Orlando nightclub shooting and how his family and friends deal with this.
Saturday 12:00 pm The World Is Sick

Performer:

Enchanted Tree Theater

Enchanted Tree Theater

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Venue:

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
 
This children's show acknowledges Earth Day and what we can do to help our planet.
Saturday 12:00 pm Holding on to Letting Go

Performer:

Crashbox Theatre

Crashbox Theatre

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
Love is blind and we fall in love with what we see.
Saturday 12:30 pm One Human Race

Performer:

The Positive Brothers

The Positive Brothers

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Venue:

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
 
Using urban dance, gymnastics this show embraces ideas about tolerance and acceptance. Appropriate for all audiences.
Saturday 12:45 pm Will I

Performer:

Daniel Slowik

Daniel Slowik

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
This show takes place within the human brain. We see the brain go through it's decision-making process as it deals with terminal illness.
Saturday 1:15 pm Pillow Talk

Performer:

College Park Productions

College Park Productions

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
Two guys, one bed, and a night full of surprises. A laugh out loud comedy that will have you UP all night talking about it.
Saturday 1:30 pm Intimate Cruelties

Performer:

Loren Beth Hecht

Loren Beth Hecht

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
An actress recalls loves from her past through story and song.
Saturday 1:30 pm The World Is Sick

Performer:

Enchanted Tree Theater

Enchanted Tree Theater

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Venue:

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
 
This children's show acknowledges Earth Day and what we can do to help our planet. Performance en Español.
Saturday 2:00 pm The Gift

Performer:

Ean Miles Kessler

Ean Miles Kessler

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Two brothers, Jacob and David, bicker over a ridiculous anniversary gift, that David has hand-made for their parents.
Saturday 2:15 pm Sorta Rican

Performer:

Miss Angelina

Miss Angelina

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
A Latino musical comedy about cultural identity
Saturday 2:45 pm Illusion of Choice

Performer:

Kardenni

Kardenni

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
Illusion of Choice is a magic play or "Magical", a narrative expressed through drama and magic. This experience provokes viewers to consider the weight of a simple choice like buying vegetables or a gallon of ice cream. Why are you making this choice and are you really making it? Illusion of Choice is designed to make you think and laugh at the same time.
Saturday 3:00 pm For What Its Worth

Performer:

Centennial Blackbox

Centennial Blackbox

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Control. Desire. Love. Dreams. Every choice has a cost. For What It's Worth, an original full length musical.
Saturday 3:30 pm String Theory

Performer:

Paige Nicole Belcher

Paige Nicole Belcher

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
Two college students, Larent (a misguided stoner) and Luna (an ambitious trans girl), struggle to understand their place in each others' lives and the universe. Through witty banter, they navigate the ideas of parallel universes, marijuana, and the best ways to allocate their time on this planet.
Saturday 4:00 pm Undeniable Talent

Performer:

Daniel Gil

Daniel Gil

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
Does musical theater have any "real acting" or not? That is the question.
Saturday 4:15 pm Holding on to Letting Go

Performer:

Crashbox Theatre

Crashbox Theatre

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Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
Love is blind and we fall in love with what we see.
Saturday 4:45 pm An American Artist

Performer:

Richard Warren Rappaport

Richard Warren Rappaport

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
Richard Warren Rappaport is a BMI Artist and singer-songwriter whose music has been performed on stage, in film and on radio and television. His latest film and CD release is "An American Artist".
Saturday 5:15 pm One Human Race

Performer:

The Positive Brothers

The Positive Brothers

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Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Using urban dance, gymnastics this show embraces ideas about tolerance and acceptance. Appropriate for all audiences.
Saturday 5:30 pm Lady Macbeth and Her Pal Megan

Performer:

Megan Gogerty

Megan Gogerty

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
Stand Up comedian and playwright Megan Gogerty's show is about the dream role she is - or isn't perfect.
Saturday 5:30 pm The Complete History of Drag and a few mo' mo'

Performer:

David LeBarron

David LeBarron

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
This outrageous one-man-show takes place in the dressing room of a drag club in North Hollywood
Saturday 6:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Saturday 6:15 pm Twilight Jazz

Performer:

Broward College Jazz Combo

Broward College Jazz Combo

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Jazz on the Plaza as the sun goes down.
Saturday 7:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Saturday 7:15 pm The Normal Giant

Performer:

Neil David Seibel

Neil David Seibel

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Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
In a fairy tale world of modern technology, a war between giants creates a wave of refugees to a small town called Normal, reigniting tension between the little people and the native giants who also call Normal their home.
Saturday 7:15 pm Sorta Rican

Performer:

Miss Angelina

Miss Angelina

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
A Latino musical comedy about cultural identity
Saturday 8:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Saturday 8:30 pm Pillow Talk

Performer:

College Park Productions

College Park Productions

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
Two guys, one bed, and a night full of surprises. A laugh out loud comedy that will have you UP all night talking about it.
Saturday 8:45 pm Big Bumps

Performer:

Lisa Dalton

Lisa Dalton

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
A voluptuous klutz exposes the ups 'n downs of a zany life in stunts and acting, and how her adolescence led to the insanity!
Saturday 9:30 pm An Unnamed Psychosis

Performer:

Armando Santana

Armando Santana

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
In the wake of a global epidemic that promises to plunge the world as we know it into chaos, a man goes to the doctor for a small cut on his arm. Things get worse. And worse.... And worser still.
Saturday 10:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Saturday 10:15 pm Becoming OCD

Performer:

Sid Ross

Sid Ross

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Stache

Stache
 
Sid Ross, the playwright and performer of Becoming OCD, is quite a gifted storyteller!"--Shoshana Roberts, theasy.com. 2016 New York International Fringe Festival Selection!
Saturday 11:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Saturday 12:00 am Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!

Sunday, April 23rd

Sunday 11:00 am Safe House

Performer:

Zion Gates-Norris

Zion Gates-Norris

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
"Safe House" is a play about a young adult named Johnathan who dies in the Orlando nightclub shooting and how his family and friends deal with this.
Sunday 11:45 am Will I

Performer:

Daniel Slowik

Daniel Slowik

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
This show takes place within the human brain. We see the brain go through it's decision-making process as it deals with terminal illness.
Sunday 12:00 pm The World Is Sick

Performer:

Enchanted Tree Theater

Enchanted Tree Theater

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
 
This children's show acknowledges Earth Day and what we can do to help our planet.
Sunday 12:30 pm Intimate Cruelties

Performer:

Loren Beth Hecht

Loren Beth Hecht

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
An actress recalls loves from her past through story and song.
Sunday 12:30 pm One Human Race

Performer:

The Positive Brothers

The Positive Brothers

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
 
Using urban dance, gymnastics this show embraces ideas about tolerance and acceptance. Appropriate for all audiences.
Sunday 1:30 pm The World Is Sick

Performer:

Enchanted Tree Theater

Enchanted Tree Theater

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
 
This children's show acknowledges Earth Day and what we can do to help our planet. Performance en Español.
Sunday 1:45 pm Illusion of Choice

Performer:

Kardenni

Kardenni

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
Illusion of Choice is a magic play or "Magical", a narrative expressed through drama and magic. This experience provokes viewers to consider the weight of a simple choice like buying vegetables or a gallon of ice cream. Why are you making this choice and are you really making it? Illusion of Choice is designed to make you think and laugh at the same time.
Sunday 1:45 pm One Human Race

Performer:

The Positive Brothers

The Positive Brothers

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Using urban dance, gymnastics this show embraces ideas about tolerance and acceptance. Appropriate for all audiences.
Sunday 3:00 pm For What Its Worth

Performer:

Centennial Blackbox

Centennial Blackbox

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Control. Desire. Love. Dreams. Every choice has a cost. For What It's Worth, an original full length musical.
Sunday 3:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Sunday 3:00 pm Undeniable Talent

Performer:

Daniel Gil

Daniel Gil

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
Does musical theater have any "real acting" or not? That is the question.
Sunday 3:45 pm An American Artist

Performer:

Richard Warren Rappaport

Richard Warren Rappaport

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
Richard Warren Rappaport is a BMI Artist and singer-songwriter whose music has been performed on stage, in film and on radio and television. His latest film and CD release is "An American Artist".
Sunday 4:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Sunday 4:30 pm Big Bumps

Performer:

Lisa Dalton

Lisa Dalton

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
A voluptuous klutz exposes the ups 'n downs of a zany life in stunts and acting, and how her adolescence led to the insanity!
Sunday 5:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Sunday 5:30 pm The Gift

Performer:

Ean Miles Kessler

Ean Miles Kessler

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Two brothers, Jacob and David, bicker over a ridiculous anniversary gift, that David has hand-made for their parents.
Sunday 6:00 pm The Normal Giant

Performer:

Neil David Seibel

Neil David Seibel

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
In a fairy tale world of modern technology, a war between giants creates a wave of refugees to a small town called Normal, reigniting tension between the little people and the native giants who also call Normal their home.
Sunday 6:15 pm Twilight Jazz

Performer:

Broward College Jazz Combo

Broward College Jazz Combo

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Jazz on the Plaza as the sun goes down.
Sunday 7:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Sunday 7:30 pm Lady Macbeth and Her Pal Megan

Performer:

Megan Gogerty

Megan Gogerty

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Abdo New River Room

Abdo New River Room
 
Stand Up comedian and playwright Megan Gogerty's show is about the dream role she is - or isn't perfect.
Sunday 8:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!
Sunday 9:00 pm Scareavan

Performer:

Madame Peevira

Madame Peevira

Click to Enlarge

Venue:

Broward College Plaza

Broward College Plaza
 
Take a singalong van ride with Madame PeeVira (The Fringy Mime Queen) on her SCAREavan of nostalgia for a killer 1990's sing-along!