The Hollywood Fringe is thrilled to introduce a little more glitter and glam to your Opening Night Celebration with our first ever Opening Night VIP Party Pass, presented through a special partnership with TodayTix.
To help us kick off our 9th annual festival, we invite Hollywood Fringe participants, friends, and adventurous LA theater lovers to join us for the special VIP reception followed by a full night of celebration! For $15, VIPs can fully take advantage of the excitement that The Hollywood Fringe Festival’s Opening Night has to offer.
Treat yourself like the superstar you are, or, in lieu of flowers, gift a VIP pass as an extra special thank you.
Special perks include:
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We are so excited to announce a slate of community events that will take place during the 9th Annual Hollywood Fringe Festival.
Full details about all these events can be found on their individual event pages. The festival proper will kick off with the Opening Night Party on LGBT Center, historically the festival’s biggest social event. Details about exclusive VIP tickets will be released in the coming days.at the
There will also be a number of services and opportunities available for festival attendees:
Many of you familiar with the festival will notice that there is no Fringe Central this year. Fringe Central has evolved over the years – from theater to storefront to tent to club. As the festival has grown, we’ve opted to partner with community bars and restaurants to provide a sense of place. We believe this evolution is reflective of the expanding social opportunities within the community.
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!
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.)!
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.
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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