New Orleans Fringe

Fringe-Managed Venues

Fringe-Managed Venues (26)

The Fringe Fest runs seven venues in the Marigny, Bywater and Central City. All Fringe tickets with button accepted, or $8 at door with $3 Fringe button. 

One-time purchase of $3 Fringe button required for entrance to all venues and can be purchased at all venues and the Central Box Office.

All shows are 60 minutes or less.

Venues

Mardi Gras Zone

Mardi Gras Zone

Architect St. (Riverside), New Orleans, LA 70117

Mardi Gras Zone is a neighborhood fixture—a grocery, deli, pizza oven and Mardi Gras supply store all in one. Its stock warehouse on Architect Alley is filled to the brim with beads, cups and everything Mardi Gras. A favorite BYOV last year! Performances are in the rear warehouse. Enter on Architect Street.

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Marigny Opera House

Marigny Opera House

725 St. Ferdinand Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Formerly Trinity Church, this gorgeous building is a beautiful performance space with stunning natural acoustics. Now restored as a fully-outfitted community performance space, it still retains many of its original features: tall windows, arches and rose windows loft to the 40ʼ arched ceiling.

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Shadowbox Theatre

Shadowbox Theatre

2400 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

The Shadowbox, in the former Marquer Drug Store on St. Claude is a lovely, intimate and versatile performance space that has hosted everything from improv to drama and spoken word to dance. The Shadowbox is a newly outfitted theater, with antique wood stadium seats and red velvet curtains that make it Fringe-y with flair.

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Art Klub

Art Klub

Address: 519 Elysian Fields, New Orleans, LA 70117

Municipal stable, then funeral home, and now artist studio, the Art Klub has hosted dozens of performance events, parties and Fringe performances. The raw space has been creatively transformed into a open performance space, complete with coffin lift.

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Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center

Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center

Address: 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70117

Zeitgeist has been vortex of independent film, performance and art for over 25 years, featuring an impressive calendar of events year-round, including Fringe shows. This former storefront on O.C. Haley Blvd. has a spacious, flexible performance space.

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Old Firehouse

Old Firehouse

718 Mandeville St., New Orleans, LA 70117

The Old Firehouse on Mandeville has a rich history with nascent dramatists: it was once a New Orleans Rec. Dept. site that hosted performances and classes for budding young theater artists. Recently renovated, it is now the home to filmmakers and local treasures, Côte Blanche Productions.

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Old Ironworks

Old Ironworks

Address: 612 Piety St., New Orleans, LA 70117

Home to performances and events of all types, including puppet festivals, art markets and the annual Oktoberfest, the Old Ironworks also features a favorite local SnoBall stand, model train yard and a lovely courtyard.

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It is a modern day Uncensored Lucy and Ethel...
Truth. Lies. Complicité. Cassette tapes. Nooses. Nudity. Steamer Trunks. Violence...
When an Iraqi militant tells an American soldier...
Everyone wants connection, passion, trust. In honest, sensual spoken word...
Paul Prater will read your body language, your thought processes…
Chuck is a bowlegged badass with some wicked “stuff” going…
Mais sha bon dieu, you play Bourré?...
Introducing Dandy Darkly, New York's satiric, satanic storyteller...
The worship of the female force animates the world...
Exquisite Mistake is a fight to the death between would-be…
In a purgatory cell the day after her death...
Do you want to be worshipped and adored?...
Paper Doll Militia’s newest aerial theatre production...
Now and at the Hour is the semi-autobiographical magical tale...
After 20 years as a stay-at-home wife and mom...
Two characters, each the other's imaginary friend, meet...
A strange world of patterns where secrets of the Universe...
Knitting and comedy intertwine for Dallas writer-actor Elaine Liner's...
From the creator of the Muses Butterfly puppets comes...
Love and loss nearly always intertwine, but never as closely…
Originally staged for VanguardRep at the 2011 LCF Shakespeare festival...
Discover UNCOUTH...High-energy excitement swirled between decadent layers...
What’s your vice? A struggling writer must renounce one vice...

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Fringe is supported by a SEED grant from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. This program is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council.  This program is supported in part by a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans. The grant is administered through the Arts Council of New Orleans.

 

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