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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Thank you for your interest in The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC). This page has been designed to provide answers to your questions.

Q) When do tickets go on sale?

A) Tickets will go on sale online on at 12:01am on July 18th. PS: Be sure to his the nifty "SHARE" button on your ticket confirmation page to let your Facebook friends know you're going! FringeNYC is always more fun with friends.

Q) What's the best way to purchase tickets?

When tickets go on sale, you’ll be able to peruse the show listings and click on any performance you wish to see, and be taken immediately to the page to purchase tickets online with a credit card for that particular performance. Remember, purchasing tickets online with a credit card is the greenest, fastest, and most convenient way to purchase tickets in advance. Once you have purchased, a confirmation will be e-mailed immediately, which you can then save directly to your mobile device (the greenest way!) or print out. Be sure to line up at least 15 minutes before the performance at the colorful flag outside the VENUE. Have your mobile or printed ticket ready to be scanned and enjoy the show! PS: Be sure to his the nifty "SHARE" button on your ticket confirmation page to let your Facebook friends know you're going! FringeNYC is always more fun with friends.

Q) When can I find out performance schedules?

A) Performance schedules are now available in various different formats on the SHOW LISTINGS page.


Q) Where is FringeCENTRAL located this year?

A) FringeCENTRAL at The Clemente is located at 114 Norfolk Street and will open Friday, July 25th at NOON. It's the only place to purchase tickets advance tickets with NO (in)conveenience fees and with CASH (or Credit Card). CLICK HERE for more information.


 Q) Do you offer a group sales rate for FringeNYC?

A) Yes! We do offer a group rate of $13 per ticket to a single performance for groups of 20 or more. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking on the desired performance on the SHOW LISTINGS page. 

PS: Be sure to his the nifty "SHARE" button on your ticket confirmation page to let your Facebook friends know you're going! FringeNYC is always more fun with friends.


Q) How can I sign up for your mailing list?

A) You are welcome to sign up for our FringeNYC Fans list by filling in the information on the right side of this page. This informative, fun emailed newsletter is geared toward our audience, and our FringeNYC Fans are always alerted when updates have been posted as well as when Special Offers are available for FringeNYC Alumni Productions.



Q) Can I audition for one of the FringeNYC Shows?

A) We, The Present Company, produce FringeNYC. Each participating individual or company produces their own show performed at FringeNYC. Therefore, there are no general auditions for performers at FringeNYC. Companies selected to participate in FringeNYC often place casting notices in trade publications such as Back Stage in May, June and July proceeding the festival. We no longer maintain a head shot and résumé file at The Present Company, since so much of that information is now available online. Please do not waste your money / paper on mailing of headshots and resumes.


Q) I’d like to perform my show at FringeNYC, how can I apply?

A) All of the information about applying to perform your show at FringeNYC can be found by clicking HERE.


Q) Can I volunteer for FringeNYC?

A) Of course! Please click HERE for more information about volunteering and to sign up as a volunteer.



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FringeNYC? The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) is the largest multi-arts festival in North America, with more than 200 companies from all over the world performing for 16 days in more than 20 venues. In addition to 1200 incredible performances, FringeNYC includes (click to learn more):


FringeNYC will celebrate its 19th Anniversary August 14th - 30th, 2015.

FringeNYC? Although FringeNYC is a production of The Present Theatre Company, Inc., it takes:
75,000 audience members
5,000 artists
2,000 registered volunteers
1,200 performances
200 shows
20 venues
18 dollar advance tickets
16 days and
2 full-time employees

to make FringeNYC happen.

We do this? Good question! In 1997, our budget was $74,000. Today, it's more than a million dollars. We must seek and secure support from donors in order to "bridge the gap" between rising costs and our desire to keep ticket prices low. Your donation helps us grow to meet the challenges of the future!  Support of FringeNYC has a tremendous impact on indie theatre. We appreciate it!



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