Chicago Fringe Festival
  • Address: Weston's, 4872 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60630
  • Dates: August 31, 2017 - September 10, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Price: $5 - $175
  • The Chicago Fringe Festival 2017 returns to Jefferson Park after its seventh presenting year. The festival features 50 groups in about 200 performances selected by lottery. The shows include comedies, dramas, dance theater, musicals, performance art and the unclassifiable. This is an uncensored, unjuried, no-holds barred performance event that returns 100% of ticket sales to the artists. In their first seven years, they have returned over $200,000 to artists.

    The 2017 Chicago Fringe Festival includes performance groups from around Chicago, the United States and the world, including the return of Mark Toland, Rally Theatre Company, Spartan Theatre Company, Iris Sowlat, Shut Up!, Kelly Haramis, Transcendent Ensemble Theatre, Science Comedian Brian Malow, Howard Petrick, Wishbone Theatre Collective, Rebel Playhouse and Thom J. Cauley. Other performers hail from: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania as well as Canada, Greece, Ireland and the United Kingdom. Some of the performance groups in Chicago Fringe Festival have participated in other prominent Fringe Festivals, including the Edinburgh Festival, Indy Fringe and the FringeNYC.

Chicago Fringe Festival
  • Address: Weston's
  • August 31, 2017 - September 10, 2017
  • $5 - $175
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday