Read City Desk at Washington City Paper
Capital Fringe Turns Artists Away for Fourth Season by Sheffy Gordon
"Maybe it’s a victim of its own success, but D.C.’s big summer theater party has too many people banging on the door this year. The Capital Fringe Festival, entering its fourth summer, saw a 50 percent increase in artist applications this year. Festival organizers decided to cap the number of hosted productions at 124 shows (slightly higher than last year’s 104)* and keep it 18 days long (July 9-26).
And that’s probably a good thing:..."