More than 300 shows and events have been announced on the full program for Sydney Fringe Festival 2016.
The 7th annual Sydney Fringe Festival, now the largest independent arts festival in NSW, is coming up in September.
Kerri Glasscock, Sydney Fringe Festival Director and CEO, joined us live in studio to talk
In 2016 the Sydney Fringe is pushing back against lock-out laws, with a "call to party" – and a plan to create a new pop-up cultural precinct called 'Off Broadway', centring around the section of Parramatta Road between Catherine Street and Pyrmont Bridge Road. The precinct, which according to festival director Kerri Glassock will include "old haunts", will launch on the weekend of September 10-11, with a program of events taking place in abandoned shopfronts.
New South Wales' largest indie arts fest, Sydney Fringe Festival, is celebrating its seventh birthday with what it's labelled its largest and most dynamic program yet.
Sydney Fringe Festival is back for its seventh year this September and, true to form, they'll be breathing new life into Sydney's neglected spaces. The largest independent arts festival in NSW is expanding its program yet again, with a new creative precinct called 'Off Broadway' set to see pop-up spaces, performances and street activations taking over previously unused shopfronts and business spaces down Parramatta Road.
Red tape and high costs are strangling Sydney's arts scene and making it prohibitively expensive to stage events.
The chief executive of the Sydney Fringe Festival, Kerri Glasscock, said a lack of suitable venues and "also the heavy regulation we have in our city" were major challenges.