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2023 ELGIN FRINGE SCHEDULE

For more information on each show please click here. You can purchase your show tickets, Fringe passes, and buttons here.

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1

VISUAL ART GALLERY OPENING

3-7PM at GALLERY at Side Street Studio Arts

** Must purchase a $3 EFF button for entrance to the gallery

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2

FAMILY FRINGE

Family Fringe, sponsored by Elgin Public House, is a FREE celebration of family and fun with performances, games, family resources, and more! We are thrilled to be back at the Elgin History Museum for 2023!

Family Fringe is free and open to the public.

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6

PREVIEW PARTY

Join us at the Martini Room for the EFF Preview Party, kicking off four days of fringy performances in downtown Elgin, featuring short previews by 2023 EFF artists, as they attempt to lure you to their shows!

5-7pm

Wear your fringe button, drink a #fringetini, and get your 2023 Fringe started off right!

 

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 7

6:00PM   - Elgin Short Film Festival at Theater at SSSA

                  Two Stars in the Vast Dark at Backspace at SSSA

The Light Bringer at Verns Tavern

7:30PM   - The Beast of Hyperborea at Theater at SSSA

               Under the Rainbow Umbrella at Backspace at SSSA 

               Short Show Showcase B at Elgin Art Showcase

Audacious Ignatius: Lost in Atlantis at Verns Tavern

They Were Right at Elgin Public House

9:00PM   - Time in a Teacup at Theater at SSSA

               Night Moose Improv at Elgin Art Showcase

               Jacquesalope! at Backspace at SSSA

I'm not Joining the Marching Band at Elgin Public House

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8

6:00PM   - The Beast of Hyperborea at Theater at SSSA

                  Under the Rainbow Umbrella at Backspace at SSSA

               Night Moose Improv at Elgin Art Showcase

Big Dad Energy at Elgin Public House

7:30PM  -  Two Stars in the Vast Dark at Theater at SSSA

                  Elgin Short Film Festival at Theater at SSSA

                  Air & Water Show at Martini Room

                  Short Show Showcase B at Elgin Art Showcase

The Light Bringer at Vern's Tavern

I'm not Joining the Marching Band at Elgin Public House

9:00PM  -  Time in a Teacup at Theater at SSSA

                  Texts From the Other Room at Backspace at SSSA

                  Couples at Elgin Art Showcase

                  Short Show Showcase A at Martini Room

Audacious Ignatius: Lost in Atlantis at Verns Tavern

Comedians Who Would Bail You Out of Jail at Elgin Public House

10:30PM - Heretic: The Eulogy of a Christian Expat at Theater at SSSA

                  Theatre Kid Rehab at Backspace at SSSA

Haus A'Blaze Burlesque at Martini Room

Fringe U 1th Annual Conference at Elgin Art Showcase

Love is (Im)Perfect at Vern's Tavern

They Were Right at Elgin Public House

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 9

3:00PM   - Time in a Teacup at Theater at SSSA 

Two Stars in the Vast Dark at Theater at SSSA  

Couples at Elgin Art Showcase

4:30PM  -  Making Space at Theater at SSSA

                  Short Show Showcase B at Elgin Art Showcase

Audacious Ignatius: Lost in Atlantis at Verns Tavern

I'm not Joining the Marching Band at Elgin Public House

6:00PM  -  Cats That I Know at Theater at SSSA

Theatre Kid Rehab at Backspace at SSSA

                  Short Show Showcase A at Martini Room

Audacious Ignatius: Lost in Atlantis at Verns Tavern

Comedians Who Would Bail You Out of Jail at Elgin Public House

Texts From the Other Room at Backspace at SSSA

               Couples at Elgin Art Showcase

7:30PM -  Heretic: The Eulogy of a Christian Expat at Theater at SSSA

Under the Rainbow Umbrella at Backspace at SSSA

Air & Water Show at Martini Room         

Fringe U 1th Annual Conference at Elgin Art Showcase    

Love is (Im)Perfect at Vern's Tavern 

9:00PM -  The Beast of Hyperborea at Theater at SSSA

Light/Weight at Backspace at SSSA

Haus A'Blaze Burlesque at Martini Room

Night Moose Improv at Elgin Art Showcase

The Light Bringer at Vern's Tavern

Big Dad Energy at Elgin Public House

 

10:00PM - Almost Closing Party at Elgin Public House

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10

1:00PM   - Cats That I Know at Theater at SSSA

Theatre Kid Rehab at Backspace at SSSA

Couples at Elgin Art Showcase

Big Dad Energy at Elgin Public House

2:30PM  -  The Beast of Hyperborea at Theater at SSSA

Air & Water Show at Martini Room

Fringe U 1th Annual Conference at Elgin Art Showcase

Audacious Ignatius: Lost in Atlantis at Verns Tavern

I'm not Joining the Marching Band at Elgin Public House 

4:00PM  -  Heretic: The Eulogy of a Christian Expat at Theater at SSSA

Texts From the Other Room at Backspace at SSSA

                  Short Show Showcase A at Martini Room

The Light Bringer at Vern's Tavern

5:00PM - Closing Party! at Martini Room

        

**  **  - Join us as we celebrate adding another Elgin Fringe Festival to the book! Just bring your              goofy self as we reminisce about Fringe past and celebrate another great year

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