Chicago Fringe Lottery Party Set for this Weekend in Jefferson Park

Chicago Fringe Lottery Party Set for this Weekend in Jefferson Park

The Chicago Fringe Festival, August 28 - September 7, is proud to announce the 5th Annual Lottery Party, Saturday, March 1, doors open at 1 p.m., at Fischman Liquors and Tavern, 4780 N. Milwaukee Ave. The Lottery Party is the gathering where individuals and organizations learn if they will participate in the 2014 Fringe Festival. The Lottery Party is free and open to the public. The random drawing of participants includes live music, food and drink specials from Fischman Liquors and Tavern. The party is broadcast live for possible applicants who cannot attend to watch the drawing via http://www.ustream.tv/channel/chicago-fringe-festival-lottery-2014.

The Chicago Fringe Festival 2014 returns to Jefferson Park after its fourth presenting year and its first year in the new location of Jefferson Park. Attendance was up over the previous two years with 3887 attendees. The Festival had more than 25 sold out performances and the number of Fringe Festival passes was at an all time high. Fringe artists and performers receive 100% of the ticket sales generated by their appearance and in 2013, more than $28,000 was returned to artists. The Chicago Fringe Festival is a member of the Fringe Festival movement and is one of many festivals held throughout the world. The Chicago Fringe Festival unites daring theatergoers with emerging and boundary-pushing local, national and international performing artists while seeking to engage nontraditional audiences through a commitment to low ticket prices and outreach into artistically underserved communities.

The annual Chicago Fringe Festival, now in its fifth year, presents performances over the course of 11 days. The Chicago Fringe Festival is a member of the Fringe Festival movement and is one of many festivals held throughout the world. The Chicago Fringe Festival unites daring theatergoers with emerging and boundary-pushing local, national and international performing artists while seeking to engage nontraditional audiences through a commitment to low ticket prices and outreach into artistically underserved communities.

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