CHICAGO FRINGE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 9TH ANNUAL LOTTERY PARTY, SUNDAY, MARCH 11, AT WESTON’S COFFEE & TAP CO.
The 2018 Chicago Fringe Performers and Kids Fringe Participants Are Chosen Randomly At This Event Which Also Includes Live Music, Food and Drink Specials
The 2018 Chicago Fringe Festival, August 30 - September 3, is proud to announce the 9th Annual Lottery Party, Sunday, March 11, 1 – 3 p.m., at Weston’s Coffee & Tap Co., 4872 N. Milwaukee Ave. The Lottery Party is the gathering where individuals and organizations learn if they will perform in the 2018 Fringe Festival. The Lottery Party is free and open to the public. The random drawing of participants includes bingo, drinks and food from Weston’s Coffee & Tap Co., a European-inspired coffee shop in Jefferson Park also serving wine, beer and sandwiches. The party is broadcast live at Chicago Fringe’s facebook page.
A total of 24 shows will be accepted into the 2018 Chicago Fringe Festival, held again in Jefferson Park, half local artists and half non-local artists. The lottery ensures diversity in the Fringe’s line-up and family-friendly programming that includes comedies, dramas, dance pieces, musicals, performance art and the unclassifiable. The Chicago Fringe Festival is an uncensored, unjuried, no-holds barred performance event that returns 100% of ticket sales to the artists. In their first eight years, Chicago Fringe has returned more than $200,000 to artists.
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The Chicago Fringe Festival, now in its ninth year, is a member of the Fringe Festival movement and is one of many festivals held throughout the world. The Chicago Fringe Festival is devoted to celebrating an inclusive community of adventurous artists, volunteers and patrons.