Help Choose the HFF18 Prom Theme

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HFF17 Space Prom // Photo: Matt Kamimura

UPDATE: Voting has been extended to 11:59PM on Monday, May 28th. The winner will be announced on May 29th! 

Ever dreamt about re-doing your prom, but with a way better theme and adults instead of teenagers? It’s time for you to make that dream come to life! This year’s Fringe prom theme is going to be picked by YOU! Now through May 16 you can nominate anything off the top of your head to become a real live prom theme!

Hit us with your best: Under the Sea? Happily Ever After? Apocalypse Now? Bring it on!

Here’s the how to nominate your theme: Tweet @hollywoodfringe with these two hashtags #hff18 #hffprom

Get your friends to like your post! The themes with the most engagement (plus a staff favorite) will be compiled as a survey to be voted on starting May 18. Happy voting!

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Bonus Office Hours: #diningaboutfringe

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Fringers at HFF18 Office Hours // Photo: Matt Kamimura

We’re excited to announce two very special additional Office Hours events! The #diningaboutfringe series is an opportunity to get together with other Fringers in a quieter, conversational environment at one of our favorite Hot Spots: Eat This Cafe (6547 Santa Monica Blvd.)! 

  • Thursday, May 10th from 6-8pm
  • Thursday, May 24th from 6-8pm

There will be extended happy hour prices on appetizers ($6-8) and house beer & wine ($4). 

And of course you can join us for our last installments of #drinkingaboutfringe. Check out the rest of the Office Hours schedule here

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HFF18 Sponsored Awards are Here!

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Michael Shaw Fisher presenting the O-Face Award at the HFF17 Award Ceremony. // Photo: Matt Kamimura

We are excited to announce this year’s lineup of Sponsored Awardsto be presented at the Fringe Awards Ceremony at The Ricardo Montalbán Theater on the final day of the festival. Thanks to all the organizations partnering with us to present these special awards! 

Sponsored Awards are presented by outside organizations to commend like-minded artists. You can see this year’s list here. Make sure you check each award’s submission requirements before contacting the award sponsor for consideration.

The other awards we hand out at the Award Ceremony are the Community Awards (lovingly known as “The Freaks”). These awards are given out to the best shows in each category (“Best in Ensemble Theatre”, “Best in Comedy”, etc.) as voted by the Fringe community. Additionally, “Freaks” are presented for top International show, best world premiere (the “Fringe First” award) and the highest award: an overall winner crowned “Top of the Fringe”. Fringe community members, including participants, who see shows & leave reviews on hollywoodfringe.org will receive ballots during the last days of the festival via email. 

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Sponsor A 2018 Fringe Award

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Benny Lumpkins (right) presents the Spirit of the Fringe, Never in a Box Award to Christina Evans (left) for TOYS at the HFF17 Award Ceremony. // Photo: Matt Kamimura

On the last day of the festival (June 24th) we host our Award Ceremony and Closing Night Party. We hand out two types of awards: the Community Awards (top shows by category and also the all-around “Top of the Fringe” award), which are determined by votes from Fringers; and Sponsored Awards, which are awarded by organizations outside of the Fringe. Check out last year’s award winners here

In order to sponsor an award, you must meet a number of requirements, including the following:

  • Naming requirements (no fringe-specific superlatives)
  • Requirement to provide a physical award to the winner at the Fringe Award Ceremony
  • Details on eligibility and how the winner will be selected
  • You may present ONE award (if presenting to multiple awardees, they must all be called to the stage at the same time).

And perhaps most importantly, Sponsored Award applications must be submitted by May 1st. Get more information on the requirements and application process here.  


The HFF18 Sponsored Drink Program

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Promote your show or business at Fringe Central! // Photo: Matt Kamimura

The sponsored drinks program is back for its eighth year, allowing you to feature a drink crafted especially for you at the infamous Bryan’s Bar at Fringe Central. For $100, you provide the name, your base alcohol choice and other information about your show, business, etc and our bartenders will create a hand-crafted beverage to promote you, your business, and/or production! You will also receive an official #hff18 social media mention, a newsletter shout-out, and printed signage at the bar. All proceeds from sponsored drink sales go to the Fringe. 

The deadline for sponsored drink submissions is May 20th. If interested, please complete this form.


$10 FINAL PERFORMANCE + MERCHANDISE GIFT

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LAST CHANCE TO SEE RONNIE LIVE! RESERVE $10 TICKETS & REDEEM A COMPLIMENTARY T-SHIRT or TANK TOP AFTER THE SHOW! __“David.Shaughnessy is amazing! He brought us to tears with a sense of hope.”-Debbie Hall, BROADWAYWORLD __100% SWEET ON BETTER-LEMONS!

EAT THIS CAFE

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As a proud HFF Hotspot, we can’t wait for you to drop in for a bite or drink!

Rent this Space

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Advertising with the Hollywood Fringe Festival is an excellent way to promote your project, organization, brand, or cause. Buy an advertisement now on our website or printed guide.Advertising with the Hollywood Fringe Festival is an excellent way to promote your project, organization, brand, or cause. Buy an advertisement now on our website or printed guide.

NoHo Arts District

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