2023 Capital Fringe Festival Guide


1025 Thomas Jefferson St. NW, Washington DC 20007

29th and Oakes | Daniel Niewoehner Relationships shape us, but so do the stories we tell about them. In 29th & Oakes a young man is forced to grapple with who he was, who he has become, and who he has hurt along the way. As Riley relives his first love he must realize, no one lies to us like we lie to ourselves. 55 MINUTES | Washington, DC Sat 7/15 4:30 PM | Sun 7/16 1:45 PM | Fri 7/21 8:45 PM Sat 7/22 7:45 PM | Sun 7/23 6:00 PM Attack on Tunggorono | Marc Hoffman Shadow Puppetry Princes, gods, demons, hilarious clowns, magical transformations. A powerful kingdom launches a devastating unprovoked attack on a neighbor, destroying farms and villages, straining alliances, threatening the world’s political stability. Trained in Indonesia, Marc Hoffman ma- nipulates exquisite Indonesian shadow puppets and makes this ancient traditional story as compelling as today’s news. 75 MINUTES | Silver Sping, MD Fri 7/14 8:45 PM | Sat 7/15 6:45 PM | Thu 7/20 8:30 PM Sat 7/22 11:45 AM | Sun 7/23 1:45 PM Mutu Sakata: My DC Story | Cookout Collective Mutu Sakata, a young Black woman from Mississippi, shares her adven- tures in the big city: DC. She narrates her struggles, pains, and triumphs through various characters. Mutu Sakata’s name is Lozi for “genuinely human” both to the self and to the society. Mutu faces her deepest wounds and greatest fears and embraces the most broken parts of her- self to create something truly magical. CONTAINS NUDITY & PROFANITY 50 MINUTES | City, State Fri 7/14 6:45 PM | Sun 7/16 11:45 AM | Thu 7/20 6:30 PM Sat 7/22 3:45 PM | Sun 7/23 4:00 PM Sip & Paint: A Manifesto in the Year 2023 | Ginny Simmons What are we doing here? With a lighthearted comedic approach, Ginny examines the sip & paint trend and other cultural behaviors we may want to reconsider. Taking us on a joyful spree through studies, puzzles, and great thinkers, she searches to make sense of what we really are doing here. 50 MINUTES | Washington, DC Sat 7/15 9:00 PM | Sun 7/16 5:45 PM | Sat 7/22 3:45 PM Sun 7/23 11:45 AM

1 Capital Fringe Festival

July 12 - 23

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