Fringe After Hours

Fringe After Hours

At the end of each day of Fringe, join us for Channel Fringe Hard Hitting Action News, followed by themed after hour events!

Friday, June 2nd

Fringe Opening Night Party Kicks off at 6:30pm!
60 second previews part 1 hit the stage at 8:30pm!
Every production gets exactly 60-seconds to pitch their shows!

Starting on Saturday January 3rd, After Hours kicks off around 10pm each night.

Saturday, June 3rd

60-second Previews – Part 2

If a production didn’t do their preview last night, it’ll be tonight!

Tuesday, June 6th

Everyone’s An Artist Night

A chill night of coloring the creations of local digital illustrator and adult coloring book creator, Brandon Hill, plus artist-priced drinks!
Sponsored by Patrick Cusick

Thursday, June 8th

Gay Spelling Bee

A fun and raucous game show where contestants try to spell GAY words all while navigating a secret rule to make things even more ridiculous.

Saturday, June 10th

Fringe Homecoming

Let’s celebrate 20 years of Cincy Fringe with an epic dance party, the announcement of our Fringe Encores (our Homecoming En-court), AND the reveal of Know’s 26th MainStage Season!

Tuesday, June 13th

Fringe Olympics

Team up with your new best buds and test your strength and wits in Feats of Fringe!

Thursday, June 15th

Comedy Night

West Coast comedy travels to the Midwest! Sam Fisher and friends pull characters and themes from the ether for your entertainment.

Sponsored by Abigail Grebe

Sunday, June 4th


With costumes, wigs, and back-up dancers, this is not your ordinary Karaoke – it’s Fringe-A-Oke!

Wednesday, June 7th

Artist Speed Dating

Artists rotate to meet Patrons and pitch their shows over a series of very short “dates.” Get to know the Fringe Community!

Friday, June 9th

Puppet Slam

An evening of curated short-form puppetry acts intended for adult audiences.

Sponsored by Clara & Randy Young

Sunday, June 11th


Celebrate Fringe-Fandom with Creative Cosplay and Fringe D&D LIVE, our annual Table Top Roleplaying Adventure with an Audience!

Sign up to play here!

Wednesday, June 14th

Improv Jam

No script? No problem. Enjoy an evening of spontaneous fun led by local improvisors and open to all!

Sponsored by Abigail Grebe

Friday, June 16th

Flash Light Cabaret

An evening of unforgettable entertainment lit entirely by audience flashlight.

Sponsored by Randy & Suzana Waterhous

Saturday, June 17th

Fringe Awards & Closing Nigh Party

Starting on Saturday January 3rd, After Hours kicks off around 10pm each night.

Sign up in advance to participate in these After Hours Events!

Fringe Con DnD Live

Sunday, June 11

We’ll be playing a Fringe-specific table top roleplaying game live for an audience of Fringe fans!

No TTRPG experience necessary: our gamemasters will help guide you along the way.


Fringe Olympics

Tuesday, June 13

Join a team to compete in Feats of Fringe for the glory of having your team name inscribed in permanent marker on the official Fringe Trophy!