North America’s Largest and Renowned Multi-Arts Festival
The New York International Fringe Festival or FringeNYC 2011 will be held from August 12-28, 2011, at 20 different venues spread across Lower Manhattan. The 16-day festival is the 5th largest cultural event in the New York City. The other four events held on a wider scale in the city include New York International Auto Show, Tribeca Film Festival, New York City Marathon and New York Comic Con. New York City has become the 7th city in the US to hold a fringe festival ever since it began in 1997. The other six cities in the US to host a fringe festival include Minneapolis/St. Paul, Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, Orlando and Houston.
FringeNYC 2011, which is North America’s largest multi-arts festival, has also been described as the “biggest, boldest, and most beneficent theatre event”. This year the festival is expected to attract nearly 75,000 people, who would be regaled by over 1,200 performances involving 5,000 artists. There will be 200 dance companies and theatre troupes staging the shows. If you also want to see the thrilling performances at FringeNYC 2011, book your air tickets early and travel by cheap flights to New York
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This year the FringNYC will be celebrating its 15th anniversary. So far, over 2,400 performing groups have presented their shows in its 14-year-old history. The FringeNYC has also presented itself as a launching pad for scores of regional theatre productions, long-running downtown hits, and Off-Broadway and Broadway transfers.
Besides the 1,200 amazing performances, the FinzeNYC 2011 will include FringeCENTRAL, Fringe AL FRESCO, FringeCLUB, FringeART, FringeJR and FringeU. This vibrant showcase of performance art has made a mark for itself. This two-week-long festival of drama consists of a bouquet of plays, magic shows, musicals, mime, stand-up comedy, and several other interesting performances. Most of the shows are repeated four or five times for the benefit of the audience during the course of the festival. Some of the major performances to be held at the New York International Fringe Festival this year include Alexander Poe's satiric drama ‘I Was Tom Cruise’; Kyle Jarrow's dark comedy ‘Armless’; and John Clancy's comic ‘The Event’. If you are planning this fun-filled event, there are several flights to New York that offer airline tickets for cheap rates. You may buy cheap tickets to New York and travel by American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, British Airways, Air France, KLM, and many other airlines. See all that FringeNYC 2011 has to offer to you and have a gala time in the incredible city of New York.