2017 Capital Fringe Announces 5 Best of Festival Awards and 16 Show Extensions

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Out of nearly 90 shows in this year’s Capital Fringe Festival, 5 captured Audience Awards, as announced Monday, July 24. And a total of 16 shows got coveted extensions because they became so popular.

Extension performances run Thursday, July 27, through Sunday, July 30. So if you missed any of these Fringe faves, now’s your chance to catch them. And to keep traipsing around simple, they’ll all be performed in one of two places easy walking distance from each other: Logan Fringe Art Space or Atlas Performing Arts Center.

For tickets, click on the show names below. To read reviews of these honored shows by DC Theatre Arts and DCMetroTheaterArts writers, see the 2017 Capital Fringe Page.

Winner Best of Show – Fringe Audience Awards 
Hexagon 2017: Let Freedom Zing!
Presented by Hexagon

Winner Best Drama – Fringe Audience Awards
“It’s What We Do: A Play about the Occupation”
Presented by Café Aziza, Inc. EXTENDED! 

Winner Best Comedy – Fringe Audience Awards
Abortion Road Trip 
Presented by Theatre Prometheus  EXTENDED! 

Winner Best Physical Theatre – Fringe Audience Awards
The Laramie Project
Presented by The Wandering Theatre Company EXTENDED!  

Winner Best Musical – Fringe Audience Awards 
Trey Parker’s Cannibal! The Musical
Presented by HalfMad Theatre

“It’s What We Do: A Play about the Occupation” 
Presented by Café Aziza, Inc.

Abortion Road Trip
Presented by Theatre Prometheus

The Laramie Project
Presented by The Wandering Theatre Company

5 Epiphanies
Presented by David W. Grant

Blue Over You Presented
Presented by Blue Over You

Clara Bow – Becoming “It”
Presented by LiveArtDC

Exit, Pursued by a Bear
Presented by Barabbas Theatre

Help Me Wanda
Presented by District Misfits

I’m Margaret Thatcher, I Is!
Presented by AnyStage Theater

J-SWIZZLE’S (and D-Man’s) EPIC AWESOME SWAGGY
BROVENTURE FOR SWEET RHYMES
Presented by Dodgeball Theatre

Joe Charnitski’s Funeral
Presented by Joe Charnitski

LIFE: A Comic Opera in Three Short Acts
Presented by The Del Ray Players

Numesthesia
Presented by Uncle Funsy Productions

Orson the Magnificent: The Magic of Orson Welles
Presented by Lars Klores

Paper
Presented by John Feffer

The Regulars
Presented by SCT Productions

Tiresias’ Tits
Presented by Eclectic Mayhem Productions

Wit & Wrath: The Life & Times of Dorothy Parker
Presented by Claudia Baumgarten

 

 

To read reviews of these honored shows by DC Theatre Arts and DCMetroTheaterArts writers, see the 2017 Capital Fringe Page.