Over hundreds of Local and National artists descend on the city of Portland to unleash strange new works, performing in multiple venues across downtown this summer.

NEW STUFF IN OUR 8TH YEAR!

SOLO FEST

Stripped down to nothing but talent, check out our one-person show series. 

INSTALLATION FEST
Step inside immersive worlds where the audience experiences the performance all around them.

INSTALLATION FEST ARTISTS
Chimera Theatre Collective (Portland, ME)
Chris DeFilipp’s PortFringe Sci-Fi/Fantasy Narrative Escape Room Spectacular

Laura Loy of Box of Clowns (Portland, OR)
Millennial Turns 30

Narcissa Gold (Portland, ME)
White Girl Wasted

SOLO FEST ARTISTS
Jamie Campbell (Kansas City, MO)
The Devil On the Wall or, That Time I Got Kidnapped

Richard Cardillo (New York, NY)
Invisibility: A Journey of Pasta, Prayer, Protest, and Peru

Lily E. Garnett/Bored At Midnight Productions (Orlando, FL)
War Paint

Giant Nerd Productions (Seattle, WA)
Effing Robots: How I Taught the AI to Stop Worrying and Love Humans

Brett Johnson (Cambridge, MA)
Poly-Theist

Melanie Moseley (Portland, OR)
Sexology: The Musical!

Nomadic Productions (Anchorage, AK)
Trump Sonnets or: How I’ve Taken on Donald Trump (and Won)

Penelope the Clown (Mineola, NY)
Yay America! Created by Kaitlin Kaufman Directed & Co-Created by Elizabeth Baron

Mindy Pfeffer (New York, NY)
Iron in Your Future by Mindy Pfeffer

Aaron J. Shay (Seattle, WA)
Apocalypse Songs: An Interdimensional Musical Adventure

Maya Williams (Portland, ME)
When Speaking to an Extraterrestrial: A Spoken Word Feature

ZaZu Productions (Largo, FL)
Half-Baked Boomer

MAIN FESTIVAL ARTISTS
18 Wheels of Drama (Portland, ME)
Raisin’ Cain in the Hammer Lane

2 Sheets Theatre Company (South Portland, ME)
It’s Dark and Hell is Hot

AardVArk BoAt Tours (Portland, ME)
Combo Pack – Now with Included FREE MAP!!

ActingPolitical (Brooklyn, NY)
Headspace

Alan, Alan, Alan – No, That’s Not Alan – Steve Productions (Durham, ME)
Keepin’ It Real with Wilson

Elyse B. Brown (Boston, MA)
Io Ballo (I Dance)

Capraconomist Productions (Portland, ME)
The Boardroom; Bradley Birthwright Makes A Scene

Cauldron & Labrys Productions (Portland, ME)
Lighting Martha

Chris Davis (Philadelphia, PA)
The Presented

Greg DeLucia (New York, NY)
You Don’t Have a Copyright on Your Mother’s Legacy
(and Other Dumb Things People Say When You’re Grieving)


EXIT Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
Denial Is A Wonderful Thing

Tim Ferrell (South Portland, ME)
Hogan’s Heroes: The Musical

The Fresnel Theater (Portland, ME)
Deep Improv

Full Sun Theatre (Mount Vernon, IA)
BREAD

Gitgo Productions (South Portland, ME)
Séance on a Tuesday Afternoon

Molly Hunt (Portland, ME)
May We / (Mais Oui)

Kate Ghiloni (Portland, ME)
Separate Beds

Ikirenga cy’Intore (Portland, ME)
“BURAKEYE” African dance and drumming

René Goddess Johnson (Portland, ME)
g e e l

Jocelyn Leighton (Portland, ME)
Morning Pages

Heather May (Geneva, NY)
Rearranging the Furniture

Muscleflea (Chicago, IL)
Procession

Kate Owens (New York, NY)
Cooking with Kathryn

The Prince of Mystery (New Bedford, MA)
The Prince of Mystery

Quapico (Portland, ME)
Quapico

Soma Theatre Collective (Wenham, MA)
The Devils You Know and The Devils You Don’t [A New Musical]

Stage Rage (Portland, ME)
War: A Love Story

YES&Co. (Portland, ME)
YES&Co.

Yuhas & Dancers (Columbia, SC)
Physical Poetry