or as we will call it, “Jersey Fringe”!

Jersey Fringe will take place in Downtown Hammonton, NJ on August 5, 6, and 7th, 2016

Jersey Fringe is a 3-day event featuring multiple theatrical productions at a variety of venues within walking distance of the central location and ticket hub, The Eagle Theatre. 15 Producing Organizations will offer eclectic, unique selections for festivalgoers throughout the entire weekend.

Also featured will be a Beer and Wine Garden, Pop-Up Art, Food and Art Vendors, Live Music and More! Jersey Fringe is the ultimate social experience not to be missed!

Two ways to experience Fringe: 

Buy a One-Day or All-Access Pass OR just come to hang out with friends and enjoy the FREE Festival atmosphere including live entertainment, food and art vendors, and a beer a wine garden!

  COST - Saturday Day Pass: $25

Friday Day Pass: $20

Sunday Day Pass: $20


Lining the streets of Hammonton will be artists, food vendors, a beer garden, musicians and more!  All venues will be within walking distance, making Jersey Fringe the first of it’s kind to offer this type of weekend festival! 

Visit the SCHEDULE page to check out all of the stellar acts! Visit the VENUES page for venue locations and addresses. 




Eagle Theatre - 208 Vine Street

Hammonton Artist Studios* - 107 Vine Street
*not handicap accessible

Family Success Center - 310 Bellevue Avenue

Hammonton Arts Center - 219 Bellevue Avenue

Rocco's Town House* (Lower Level) - 21 North 3rd Street
*not handicap accessible  

M.B. Taylor Masonic Lodge* - 205 Central Avenue
*not handicap accessible

Paul Morris DanceXplosion - 116 Bellevue Avenue

Stockton University Kramer Hall (Room 301) - 30 Front Street

Stockton University Kramer Hall (Room 201) - 30 Front Street

The mART - 18 Central Avenue

Marcello's Restaurant (Harvest Room) - 225 Bellevue Avenue  

Hammonton Town Hall (Council Room) - 100 Central Avenue

Annata Wine Bar (Back Room) - 216 Bellevue Avenue






ANTIHERO, presented by The Tribe of Fools, 75 minutes. 

A comedy about how seriously we take superheroes and how we often default to violence as a way to solve problems. We use parkour and close-quarters stage combat as a way to have fun with unrealistic fight scenes in superhero video games and movies. Eventually the piece turns somber as we investigate the real effects that violence has on conflict.

-       Performed at Eagle Theatre - 208 Vine Street.

-       Friday @ 9:30pm, Saturday @ 3pm and 9pm, Sunday @ 12pm and 5pm


IT GIRL, presented by Amanda Schoonover, Brenna Geffers and Anthony Crosby... 50 minutes

IT GIRL splays open our obsession with the Next Big Thing when it comes to women in the entertainment industry. Looking through the lens of the original “It Girl” Clara Bow and her tumultuous raise and fall in the Silent Film Industry, this original piece becomes the actress’ nightmare for contemporary women. A fantasia of silent film, clown, tap, ballroom, boxing, vintage gags, and innovative storytelling, IT GIRL pits an actress in a dance to the death against ShowBiz to find out if anyone can really have It all?

-       Performed at Eagle Theatre - 208 Vine Street.

-       Friday @ 7pm, Saturday @ 6pm, Sunday @ 2:30pm


THE LAST 5 YEARS, presented by Dino Pettacio and Ethan Abrams...75 minutes

In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives. This production will be performed in the reverse round, with audience immersed in the center of the action.  

-       Performed at The Hammonton Family Success Center - 310 Bellevue Avenue.

-       Friday @ 8pm, Saturday @ 2pm, 6pm, and 10pm, Sunday @ 12pm and 3pm.


THE MARYLAND WOMEN, by Amber Kusching, 70 minutes. 

"Are we defined by our family and our situation? Or can we break free from the restraints of a terrible legacy?" A house in Baltimore, Maryland has been owned by one family for a hundred years. Now the home is up for sale, but the rooms remain haunted by the memories of the women who have lived there. In this dark drama, find out what secrets have been hidden behind closed doors in a house passed down for over three generations. Follow the cast of The Maryland Women to experience each of the women’s stories with the ghosts of the past in this immersive theatre project created, written & directed by NJ theatre artist Amber Kusching. 

-       This walk-through production will be performed at the Hammonton Artist Studios* - 107 Vine Street.
*not handicap accessible

-       Friday @ 7pm, 8:30pm and 10pm, Saturday @ 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, 6pm, 8pm and 10pm, and Sunday @ 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm.


NOIR: A 4D-3D SEMI-CINEMATIC SATIRICAL THRILLER, by the Eagle Theatre's Innovations Factory...30 minutes. 

Expect the unexpected as NOIR offers a tantalizing glimpse into the day in the life of America's worst private detective, Jack Sloan. Filled with dames, booze, and theatrical tricks of the trade, Eagle Theatre's Innovations Factory breaks down all barriers and paints a new mug on the face of mixed media.  

-       Performed at Hammonton Arts Center - 219 Bellevue Avenue.

-       Friday @ 8pm, 9pm and 10:30pm, Saturday @ 8pm, 9pm, and 10pm, Sunday @ 2pm, 3pm, 4pm. 


SEX TALK, by Katherine Perry and Shamus Hunter McCarty...60 minutes. 

A misguided (musical) lesson on the birds, the bees, and the sticky stuff in between. Brooke Spitz runs the show in a unique cabaret/stand-up/immersive experience where there is much to learn - and very little left to the imagination...SEX TALK is a one-woman, interactive, cabaret-style performance that turns musical theatre tropes into sing-song gropes. SEX TALK was originally developed for Philadelphia's SoLow Festival and is the first in an ongoing series.

-       Performed at Rocco's Town House* (lower level) - 21 North 3rd Street.
*not handicap accessible

-       Friday @ 7:30pm and 9:30pm, Saturday @ 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm and Sunday @ 1:30pm and 3:30pm.


THE DIVINE LORRAINE, by Calli Graver and Nick Lombardelli...45 minutes. 

The Divine Lorraine is located North of Philadelphia's City Hall and it's history will catch an audience's attention with a story told through music. This piece is a series of movements based on several crucial points in the building's timeline, accompanied by a jazz ensemble of rhythm section, horns, and narration. The piece concludes with a movement about its revamp currently happening in the city. The hotel has survived a whirlwind of events over its 120+ years, telling of an adventure that enlightens and excites audiences of all ages and interests.

-       Performed at M.B. Taylor Lodge* - 205 Central Avenue.
*not handicap accessible

-       Friday @ 8pm and 10:30pm, Saturday @ 12:30pm, and Sunday @ 2:30pm and 5pm.



Come to this hilarious self-help, samurai-inspired show written and performed by National touring artist Pandora Scooter. Learn how to confront mortality with humor and love in a room full of like-minded folks. Come to SAMURAIZATION with no expectations and leave feeling full of life!  

-       Performed at Paul Morris Dancexplosion - 116 Bellevue Avenue.

-       Friday @ 8pm, Saturday @ 1:30pm and 9pm, and Sunday @ 1pm and 4pm. 


PANTHER HOLLOW, by David Lee White...75 minutes. 

Two dead bodies, a Jacobean tragedy, drugs, Satanists, skinheads, Elizabeth Wurtzel, and Nordic death metal. God, it sucked being 25.A comedy about freaking out, popping meds, and holding on.Part stand-up comedy confessional and part examination of the cultural taboo of mental illness. PANTHER HOLLOW details playwright David Lee White's struggle with love, sex and clinical depression at age 25 while living in a one hundred year old house in Pittsburgh’s hidden neighborhood, Panther Hollow.

-       Performed at Stockton University Kramer Hall (Room 301) - 30 Front Street.

-       Friday @ 7pm, Saturday @ 1:30pm and 3:30pm, and Sunday @ 12pm and 2:30pm.


UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL, performed by Terry Gleeson...80 minutes. 

In this gripping one-man show ghost story by Glen Berger, an eccentric librarian discovers a weather-beaten book in a return bin - 113 years overdue. Sparked by a message left in its margins, he embarks on a magical quest that takes him around the world and 2,000 years into the past. With astonishing twists and turns, UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL draws us into an unforgettable odyssey.

-       Performed at Stockton University Kramer Hall (Room 201) - 30 Front Street.

-       Friday @ 7pm, Saturday @ 12pm and 5pm, and Sunday @ 2pm.


ALMOST ALL MY HEART, performed by Aftershock Entertainment (Joshua Kurtz)...60 minutes. 

This piece is a pseudo-fantasy drama, following a strange love triangle between two women and a man who may or may not literally be a devil. It explores topics such as love, romance, abuse both physically and emotionally, consent, self harm, and other related topics.

-       Performed at The mART - 18 Central Avenue

-       Friday @ 7pm and 11pm, Saturday @ 4pm and 10pm, and Sunday @ 2pm.


YO SHORTMANN!!: An Unauthorized Parody, performed by Aftershock Entertainment (AJ Dwayne)...80 minutes, including a 10 minute intermission.

A dramatic interpretation of the "Hey Arnold" universe. A full length parody placing the characters in gritty and grotesque circumstances.

-       Performed at The mART - 18 Central Avenue

-       Friday @ 9pm, Saturday @ 1pm and 7pm, Sunday @ 12pm and 4pm.


THE BACCHAE, by The Phenomenal Animals...75 minutes.

The cult of Dionysus, a frenzied group of women on the fringes of Greek society spend their days dancing, drinking, and challenging the powers that be. So when Pentheus, King of Thebes, refuses to acknowledge their leader as a god they wreak havoc on the city. In an act of revenge the cult, known as the Bacchae, invokes the god and a crazed ritual of blood, sex, and revelry ensues. The Bacchae invite audiences to participate in their rite. To see, touch, and feel the action. They are the newest initiates.In The Bacchae, The Phenomenal Animals create an immersive live experience that satisfies extensive exploration of how we share stories, spiritualism, and ritual while feeding into the satisfaction of completing a collective action as a community that come together for a brief time. Audiences are drawn into the storytelling in a series of active and passive participations throughout the show in order to complete the rites of the Bacchae. The ensemble, alongside the audience, is faced with issues of changes in culture, environment, and politics. It is easiest to resist change, but it is rewarding to embrace it.    

-       Performed at Marcello's Restaurant (Harvest Room) - 225 Bellevue Avenue.

-       Friday @ 10pm, Saturday @ 6pm and 10pm, Sunday @ 1pm and 4pm. 


PUNCH AND JUDY PUPPET SHOW, by Jeff Cleve and Pineland Puppets.

Classic 30 minute Punch and Judy Puppet Show!

-       Performed at Hammonton Town Hall (Council Room) - 100 Central Avenue.

-       Friday @ 10:30pm and 11:30pm, Saturday @ 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, 6pm, and Sunday @ 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm and 4:30pm.


MIXTAPE: AN UNDERGROUND JAM, by Jason Neri and the Eagle Theatre...45 minutes.

Musicians and vocalists present a 45 minute concert featuring selections from multiple genres including Musical Theatre, Underground, Pop, Rock, Jazz, Blues and More!  

-       Performed inside Annata Wine Bar (Back Room) - 216 Bellevue Avenue.

Friday @ 10pm, Saturday @ 6pm, and 10pm, and Sunday @ 2pm and 4pm.


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