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Sep 13th, 2021

The 10th annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival opens tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, for 12 days through Saturday, September 25, with more than 425 in-person and online performances. Tickets and a complete schedule are available at


LOOKING AHEAD TO TOMORROW: More than 40 virtual, on-demand shows will be available starting at 12:01 AM. In-person highlights include:


One Fringe Place, corner of Gibbs & Main Streets, across from Eastman Theatre and home to the Italian Circus Tent, The Garden, Fringe Box Office & much more. Interviews with Festival Producer Erica Fee will be available starting at 5 PM.

·         5:30-6:15pm • Dashboard Dramas VII (plays in four parked cars)

·         5:30-7:30pm • Complimentary Heckling (Crackerjack heckles with compliments), FREE

·         5:30-7pm • Fringe Launch Party 

·         6:30-7:15pm • Dashboard Dramas VII

·         6:30-7:30pm • Bushwhacked Renaissance: Renew, Revive, Re-diculous (World Premiere)

·         7:30-9 pm • Cirque du Fringe: AfterParty (World Premiere)

·         8-9:40pm • Drunk Bus (Pedestrian Drive-In), FREE

·         8:30-9:30pm • Bushwhacked Backyard BONFIRE

In the Fringe Venues:

·         7-8 pm • Ghost Story, MuCCC

·         7-8:30pm • Match Made for Me, Salena's

·         7 -8:45pm • Love Letters, by A.R. Gurney, CenterStage Theatre at the JCC: Hart Theater

·         7:30-8:30pm • An Evening with Sam Nitsch, Rochester Music Hall of Fame (25 Gibbs St.) • FREE

·         7:30-8:30pm • Some Ska Band, CenterStage Theatre at the JCC: Dawn Lipson Canalside Stage

·         8-9pm • BIODANCE/Elemental Forces, The Theater @ Innovation Square – the debut show in this just-renovated theatre (formerly Xerox Auditorium)

·         9:15-10:15pm • Castaways, CenterStage Theatre at the JCC: Hart Theater

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