The Cincinnati Fringe Festival (Cincy Fringe) is a 13-day theatre and arts festival produced by Know Theatre of Cincinnati. Live performances occur in over a dozen locations in and around the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, just north of Downtown. Every Festival features 250+ performances of over 40 productions from local, national, and international artists, each featuring unique styles or disciplines and a wide variety of subject matter.
$15 individual tickets
$75 Voyeur (flexible six-show pass)
$250 Full Frontal Pass (all-access pass)
Advance tickets can be purchased at cincyfringe.com, over the phone (513.300.KNOW (5669), or in person at Fringe Headquarters 11am-4pm on the day of the performance. After 4pm on the day of the performance, advance tickets can no longer be purchased until the venue box office opens. Venue box offices will open 30 minutes prior to the performance time.
- ALL WE HAVE BORNE – We’re livin’ and dyin’ here. Get used to it
- THE AMPHIBIAN – Man with a gun wants to be loved. Get talking.
- ANNALISE [FringeNext] – Two teens learn to deal with their mental disorders. Together.
- APHRODITE’S REFUGEES – A teenage refugee’s survival story brought to life, with paint.
- BAD POETRY NIGHT – Kids in the Hall take on an amatuer open mic.
- BILLY: THE HAUNTING OF WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT – President Taft is about to have a rough night!
- THE BLACKFACE PROJECT – In 24 hours, the Great White Way will go black
- BLOOM – bloom drenches the ground and air with raw contact.
- THE BUREAU – It’s been a rough day for the New World Order.
- COMEDYSPORTZ CINCINNATI [Special Event] – Competitive comedy improv for everyone.
- CURIE ME AWAY! – The radical life story of Madame Marie Curie.
- CUSS: FRINGE EDITION [Special Event] – A comedy talk show with your friendly neighborhood secret society.
- DAMAGE – Five true stories told through dance, poetry, and a lamp.
- DELIVERY – Three women fail to get the message across.
- DOPPELBANGER – an autobiographical gay tarot cabaret.
- EDDIE POE – A manic riff about the adolescence of Edgar Allan Poe.
- EXTRASHVAGANZA! – A strange-sational puppet musical comedy delight.
- FADEAWAY GIRL – An autobiographical story of one woman’s experience with mental illness.
- FOREALISM TRIBE ORIGINS – Inter-Dimensional Being’s Earth & Spacetime Journey.
- THE GOSPEL OF BARABBAS – Mysterious bible baddie gets high with satanically possessed pig.
- H2O: A PLAY ABOUT WATER [Fringe Development] – Water is life. And there can be no life without water.
- IMPROV FESTIVAL OF CINCINNATI PREVIEW [Special Event] – Savor a sneak preview of the 5th Annual IF Cincy!
- IMMERSIVE IGLOO [Special Event] – A pop-up 3D sound experience.
- KEVIN THORNTON’S FINAL FRINGE FOREVER! (SORT OF.) [Special Event] – A man’s complicated but hilarious journey to knowing himself.
- THE LAST DRAG – a rap cabaret in one act.
- LOST GENERATION – An exploration of the stereotypes and realities of millennial life.
- MESSED TUNNEL TOUR [Special Event] – Immersive comic book experience in a subterranean basement.
- MORTEM CAPIENDUM [Special Event] – Three con-men with a tonic with seemingly miraculous properties…
- THE MOUNTAINS DID QUAKE, THE HILLSIDES DID TREMBLE – The ancient epic “Gilgamesh” told in an authoritarian society.
- MUSICAL CHAIRS – The struggles of a 3-person marriage in a collapsing nation.
- THE NEW ADVENTURES OF CALLIOPE JONES AND CAPTAIN COOL – Superhero roommate, super-villain boss, super conflicted Calliope Jones.
- OF MONSTER DESCENT – A supernatural solo show about inherited traits, claws and all.
- ONE MORE BAD THING – Two sisters plan to start over and be good. Eventually.
- THE ORIGIN OF KICK JAB GIRL [Fringe Development] – Retired superhero breaks the mold on where heroes come from.
- PLEASE SHUFFLE THE CARDS – Sleight of hand artist explores the border between skill and magic.
- RE-GROOVING – A dancer breaks through the film of her restrictive identity.
- SHE BURIED THE PISTOL – An excavation and exorcism of my great grandmother’s legacy.
- SHOW UP – An improvised solo comedy based on your crazy life.
- TAKE FLIGHT: AN ADVENTURE IN CIRQUE – Aerial-silk/clown show about embarking on new journeys: life.
- THERE AIN’T NO MORE! – An award winning tour-de-folk operetta.
- THRIVE IRL – A post-apocalyptic vaudeville show about YOU.
- trueFRINGE 2018 [Special Event] – True stories from Fringe artists.
- VAN GOGH FIND YOURSELF [Special Event] – Have you ever wanted to meet a famous painter? Now you can.
- VIBE WITH THE TRIIIBE! [Special Event] – Immerse yourself in the TRIIIBE’s interactive vibe.
- VOX BOX – A sumptuous sound sensation; like Jabberwocky meeting a blender.
- WALT FIT – A live workout video for your abs and existential dread.
- THE WHITEST BABY IN ALL OF AFRICA [FringeNext] – White couples, baby troubles, swaddles, squabbles and the improbable.
Visit www.cincyfringe.com for the latest updates and additional information on the Primary Line-Up, Fringe Next, Fringe Development, Visual Fringe, Film Fringe, Family Friendly Fringe, Special Events and the Fringe Bar Series