The 2016 Capital Fringe Audience Awards and New Community Awards Announced/List of EXTENSION Shows

The 2016 Capital Fringe Audience Awards and new Community Awards were announced tonight, Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 8 pm on the Trinidad Stage at the Logan Fringe Arts Space. Here are the honorees:

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Best of Festival: Over Her Dead Body!

Best Comedy: Let Trump Be Trump!

Best Drama: Too Close

Best Dance or Physical Theatre: Kick Before You Drown!

Best Musical Theatre or Opera: Over Her Dead Body!

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Community Connector: 411 Union Arts.

Trophy of Epicness: Dan Logan.

Inspiration Award: banished? productions.


Read reviews for all 113 shows in the 2016 Capital Fringe Festival on DCMetroTheaterArts.



A Midsummer’s Burlesque Dream

Aliens, Nazis and Angels

Amelia Earhart…IN SPACE!


Crazy in America

Dark Times at Grimesville High

Let Trump Be Trump

Play Cupid

Rain Follows the Plow


The Greatest Science Fiction Show (no one’s ever seen)

The House of Yes

Too Close 

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Joel Markowitz is the Publisher and Editor of DCMetroTheaterArts. He founded the site with his brother Bruce to help promote the vast riches of theatre and the arts in the DC Metro area that includes Maryland, Virginia, and DC theater and music venues, universities, schools, Children's theaters, professional, and community theatres. Joel is an advocate for promoting the 'stars of the future' in his popular 'Scene Stealers' articles. He wrote a column for 5 years called ‘Theatre Schmooze’ and recorded podcast interviews for DC Theatre Scene. His work can also be seen and read on BroadwayStars. Joel also wrote a monthly preview of what was about to open in DC area theatres for BroadwayWorld. He is an avid film and theater goer, and a suffering Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan. Joel was a regular guest on 'The Lunch and Judy Show' radio program starring Judy Stadt in NYC. Joel founded The Ushers Theatre Going Group in the DC area in 1990, which had a 25-year run when it took its final curtain call last year. Joel is a proud member of The American Critics Association.


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