The lineup for the second annual First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, has been announced. The festival, now with double the amount of performers and double the number of days – will run from September 19th-28th.With nearly 120 free performances at this year’s Fringe Festival, City residents will have the opportunity to be a part of Rochester’s growing cultural experience.
All tickets are now on sale at – rochesterfringe.com. Ticketed shows range from $5 to $16, and the $190 Fringe Fanatic pass includes entry to all except for the previously-announced Marc Maron ($20-$55), Dave Barry ($20-$65) and new Spiegeltent shows.
This year’s multi-arts festival has divided its shows into seven genres: Children’s, Comedy, Cross-Genre, Dance, Music, Performance Art, Spoken Word, Theatre, and Visual Arts. A printed Fringe Guide will be distributed starting in August, but the complete schedule with prices, venues, photos and descriptions is now available at rochesterfringe.com.
Venues This Year Are: Acanthus Café; Bernunzio Uptown Music; Blackfriars Theatre; Christ Church; Eastman School of Music’s Cominsky Promenade, Kilbourn Hall, New Rehearsal Hall (Rm. 415),Sproull Atrium (by Max of Eastman Place) and Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre (headliners); Gallery r; Garth Fagan Dance Studio; Geva Theatre Center Nextstage; George Eastman House’s Curtis Theatre, Living Room and Terrace Garden; Java’s Café; The Little Theatre’s Little 1 and The Little Café; Manhattan Square Park; MuCCC; RAPA; Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo); Rochester Museum & Science Center; The Space; Spiegeltent; TheatreROCS Stage at Xerox Auditorium, Writers & Books; and the UR Arts Bus.