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The 'Seattle-to-Fresno' Mini-Rogue Festival Returns!
*Sponsored by Rogue Festival to bring fierce fringe theater to Fresno year-round*
After a 2yr hiatus, our Mini-Rogue event returns with 4 fiercely fringe-y shows!
(Plus one very special event just to pay the rent)
Featuring a mix of familiar faces & new favorites,
bringing you music, drama, comedy & more!
Small fest. Big risks.
September 23-25, 2022
At The LAByrinth Arts Collective (1470 N Van Ness Ave)
Tickets - $12 per show
Or grab an All-Show pass for $!45
Learn more at:
Our 7th anniversary lineup Features:
By Fool's Collaborative
-- Young Lulu embarks on a video game, coming of age adventure to become a “Chicana Legend” - an inspiration and role model to her community. Thanks to the sacrifices of her ancestors, Lulu is armed with the fighting chance to win the game. Now it’s up to Lulu to make good choices, combat small town chisme, and defend her family’s reputation to make her ancestors proud. Press A to start! --
Fri. Sept 23rd @ 6pm
Sun. Sept 25th @ 7:30pm
The Inner Ear Poetry Jam
By the Inner Ear
-- "Are you ready for the next poet?!"
Fresno's favorite poetry collective is back, with a roster local literati bringing you Spoken Word, Poetry & Prose --
Sat. Sept 24th @ 6pm
Sun. Sept 25th @ 6pm
Fire in the Meth Lab
By Jon Bennett
-- Renowned Australian storyteller Jon Bennett tells the amazingly sordid and bizarre story of his brother’s life. A sometimes shocking and chaotic tale, Bennett recounts his brother’s experiences with both charismatic hilarity and heart-warming, poignant reflection. --
Fri. Sept 23rd @ 9pm
Sat. Sept 24th @ 7:30pm
Happy Little Suicide Banjo
-- What does one do when everything goes wrong? Recently returned from nautical travels in the high arctic, this magical storyteller’s “genre-busting” [TheWest] combination of music and magic infused storytelling is brought to bear on a year of triumph and disappointment. Join Strangely for tales of Arctic Sled Dogs, Scottish Mole Hunters, and a Kafkaesque Norwegian Email Server Nightmare. No matter what happens, this “charismatic and slightly deranged,” [outinperth] performer is sure to provide a “meeting with the unusual.” [KingsRiverLife] --
Fri. Sept 22nd @ 7:30pm
Sun. Sept 25th @ 4:30pm
**And a one-night special event**
Fringe Factor: Rent Check Edition
By Minion Productions
-- The wildest game show ever is back, for one night only! All proceeds will go towards venue rental cost, so that ticket costs can go directly to our fabulous performers.
Watch our mini-rogue artists compete in high-energy party games for your amusement. Guided by host Grant Evan Knutson, badass sidekick Megan Gott, and one-man house-band Strangely! --
Sat. Sept 24th @ 9pm
The Seattle to Fresno Mini-Rogue is curated by former Rogue producer Jayne Day, Rogue Production Manager Tina Jones, and Grant Evan Knutson of Minion Productions as part of an effort to bring more fun fringe theater performances to Fresno year-round.
And learn more about all of the wonderful annual Rogue Festival shows at:
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