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Announcing the Return of Office Hours

Join Hollywood Fringe staff and participants every Wednesday for the return of Office Hours! Office Hours are casual meet-ups at different bars around Hollywood that offer you a weekly chance to network and drink with other Fringers! Use #drinkingaboutfringe on Twitter or Instagram (or check this blog post regularly) for updates on locations, specials, and more. Office hours are always at 6 pm on Wednesdays beginning April 15, at the following bars: April 15 | Three Clubs (1123 Vine St) – $2 off...
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Karmic Ice Cream Truck - By Jay McAdams

Karmic Ice Cream TruckBy Jay McAdamsFor those who have not yet seen 24th STreet Theatre’s new show, Man Covets Bird, I won’t spoil the story other than to say that the plot involves an old ice cream truck. So we thought it would be great to have an actual ice cream truck right outside the theatre after each performance. Who doesn’t love ice cream, right? But with the food truck craze, ice cream trucks for events cost an absolute fortune. We splurged for opening weekend and hired one anyway, which e...
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HFF16 Twitter Chat Schedule

Every year we host a series of Twitter Chats in order for Fringers to meet and mingle online before the festival begins. It’s a great way to recruit audiences and make #fringeships long before June. You’ll get to tweet about how the process is going for you as well as the opportunity to chat with Fringe staff members.This year we’ll be hosting the Twitter Chats at the following times:March 21st (Mon), 2:00-3:00pm PDTApril 4th (Mon), 7:00-8:00pm PDTApril 18th (Mon), 2:00-3:00pm PDTMay 3rd (Tues), 7:...
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HFF16 Office Hours

Join Hollywood Fringe staff and participants every Wednesday for the return of Office Hours! Office Hours are casual meet-ups at different bars around Hollywood that offer you a weekly chance to network and drink with other Fringers.Use #drinkingaboutfringe on Twitter or Instagram (or check this blog post regularly) for updates on locations, specials, and more.Office hours are always Wednesdays from 7pm-9pm beginning March 30th, at the following bars:March 30th: Three Clubs (1123 Vine St.) – $5 Happy HourApril...
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HFF16 Fringe Scholarships

At the Fringe we are dedicated to providing platforms for unique and underserved artists. We are proud to announce our newest initiative: Fringe Scholarships. We are offering free registration to five participants who meet the scholarship criteria.We are looking for artists whose festival participation will:Increase festival attendance and participation by local Hollywood residentsIncrease arts participation of ethnically diverse and/or low-income artistsEnrich audience experience through the pre...
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The Fringe Awards

Fringe shouldn’t be about competition. In fact, here at the Hollywood Fringe we’ve become known for having a welcoming and constructive community. However, awards can have an extremely valuable impact on a production. And so we have the Fringe Award Ceremony on the last day of the festival (June 26), with a Closing Night Party afterward. We give out two kinds of awards: Community Awards & Sponsored Awards.Sponsored Awards are presented by outside organizations to commend like-mind...
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2016 Hollywood Fringe Award Winners

Here’s a list of this year’s Award Winners – announced just moments ago at the 2016 Award Ceremony, held at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre! Thank you all for joining us at the ceremony. Congratulations to all the winners!. Fringe Freaks (Community-Voted Awards)Top of the Fringe: My Big Fat Blonde MusicalInternational: MacDeth!Fringe First (World Premiere): My Big Fat Blonde Musical  Cabaret & Variety: Angel’s FlightComedy: Lamprey: Weekend of VengeanceDan...
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2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival Stats (Bigger Than Ever... Again)

We’re proud to say that the Hollywood Fringe Festival continues to grow! Some newly released facts about the seventh annual festival:We sold approximately 56,000 tickets this year.Since our inaugural festival in 2010, ticket sales have increased more than 300%.The festival sold an estimated $447,000 in tickets this year. The central Fringe organization doesn’t touch this money— all $447,000 has been returned to Fringe artists and venues. In its seven year history, Hollywood Fringe&nb...
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The Interns: Looking Back on HFF16

The Hollywood Fringe Festival would not be able to operate every year were it not for an army of volunteers and a few hard-working interns. We recently reached out to this year’s interns and asked them to write a few short paragraphs about their experience. Here’s what they had to say.From Ben Fang, the HFF16 Volunteer Intern:Throughout the three weeks that I volunteered for Hollywood Fringe, I was often met with surprise when I described my background and interests. “So, what is a musician with al...
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Arts for All: Protect Your Safe Space

Dear Fringers,We have been thinking about you. The world feels like a very uncertain place right now. Many people are struggling. During the darker days, we thought of you. As time wore on, we were inspired by your calls to action and your messages of hope. And over this holiday weekend, we felt so deeply grateful for you. We know that many people are feeling unsure, disoriented, alone. Here’s our suggestion: we keep going. We work together to keep challenging society, to share our stories, to e...

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