2023 Scranton Fringe Fest: audience faq

fringe festival FAQ

Scranton Fringe is an award-winning arts organization producing innovative work since 2015.

The 2023 Scranton Fringe Festival (September 28th – October 7th) is the 9th installment of this celebration of culture, creativity, and community – and it will feature theatre, music, film, and much more throughout downtown Scranton PA

You can view the entire guide which includes descriptions of each show, a map of venues, full schedule, and more info NOW online! 

We welcome our audience to once again join us on the Fringe and to support our performers as they express
their unique artistic visions across the Electric City! 

You can also use our website to browse events and buy tickets by clicking here! 

View some of the most frequently asked questions we receive from audience members. Have more questions? Drop us a line to info@scrantonfringe.org 

What/Where/When is the Scranton Fringe Festival?
The 2023 Scranton Fringe Festival is a celebration of theatre, music, film, and more that takes place each fall in venues throughout downtown Scranton PA. The 2023 Festival will take place Thursday, September 28th through Saturday, October 7th in venues across downtown Scranton PA.
What are the COVID guidelines for the 2023 Fringe Festival?
Due to the uncertain nature of the ongoing pandemic, and to create a space for high-risk audience members, please be aware that we will be requiring masks for all audience members at the first matinee performance of nearly every Fringe production this year. Masks will be available for free at all Fringe venues. Masking is optional at all other performances.
For a full list of masked matinee performances: 

Saturday, September 30th 

  • Strange America at 2:00 pm 
  • Daughters Wives at 2:00 pm 
  • All Beginnings Are Hard at 2:00 pm
  • Nomad’s Mountain at 3:00 pm 
  • 52 Mondays at 3:30 pm
  • Gloss at 3:30 pm
  • Graphic Prints at 4:00 pm 
Saturday, October 7th
  • No It To Get at 2:00 pm 
  • Madame & Eve at 2:00 pm
  • Gruesome Playground at 3:00 pm
  • Taking Up Space at 3:30 pm 
  • Remember You Must Die at 4:00 pm
Where to get tickets for 2023 Scranton Fringe Festival performances?
Nearly all shows in the festival are ticketed at $15.00. 
You can view ticketed events and secure your seats via our website now or at the doors of the venue (30 minutes before the show) while seats remain.
For those who buy tickets online there is no need to print anything – simply provide the name the tickets are booked under at the door of the venue! 
Cash or card accepted at all Fringe venues (please no checks)! 
How can I buy a 2023 VIP Pass?
 The Fringe VIP Pass ($100.00) is a great deal that gets you into all shows at the 2023 Scranton Fringe Festival! Please click here to learn more about the 2023 VIP Pass / to purchase one. Supplies are limited! 
Where can I park during the festival?
There are several parking garages and public lots where you can pay to park your car during the fringe festival. Street parking is metered in downtown Scranton, Monday-Friday (8 am to 5 pm), and free on weekends!
Much of the festival schedule will fall outside of the metered parking. We encourage you to always check the time and signs to be sure to avoid any fines. 
What are the Festival buttons?

The 2023 Scranton Fringe Festival buttons are a great keepsake and earn you discounts at various downtown cafes, restaurants, and more during the Festival. Each button costs $5.00 and the proceeds go directly to help the keep Scranton Fringe alive! 


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