FringeNYC 20/20: We’ve decided WHEN

FringeNYC 20/20: We’ve decided WHEN

October! As you may have heard as a part of our FringeNYC 20/20 Announcement, starting in 2018, FringeNYC will take place annually in October! As those of you who’ve been keeping up with this blog know, we’ve had a lot of discussions about WHEN. Suffice to...

Calendar of Fringes

Here is a calendar that shows the fringe festivals in the United States, the World Fringe Alliance festivals, and SOME of the performing arts festivals in NYC!      ...

NYC Festival Application Periods

One thing about being an adjudicated festival is that 90% of our applications arrive on the last day. Would this change if our application period was longer? What do other NYC festivals (for which you can apply) do? We’ll find out, and post the results on this...

NYC Festivals Models & Size Comparison Chart

We’ll track some of the festivals that take place in NYC on the below chart – noting when they take place, how old they are, and what model is used for programming the artists / shows. If the festival is adjudicated or First Come First Serve / Lottery...
Hypothesis – When it’s hotter we sell fewer tickets. . .

Hypothesis – When it’s hotter we sell fewer tickets. . .

So when it IS hotter, do we sell fewer tickets? Here’s what Christian found:   Observations: Our 5 hottest years on record : 2016, 2015, 2005, 2002 & 2001 Our 5 smallest festival audiences : 2016, 2015, 2003, 2002 & 2001 The data illustrates that of...
Hypothesis – It’s getting hotter. . .

Hypothesis – It’s getting hotter. . .

Or so I thought. Even when I made Christian remove the peak El Nino and La Nina years – it’s really just not the case. Hrmph. But the last two years HAVE been pretty hot. . .     Observations: Our 5 hottest years on record (above 85 degrees): 2016, 2015,...