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What’ll you see today?

165 shows. 15 venues. Minnesota's festival of performing arts. August 2–12, 2012 in Minneapolis–St. Paul.

Comedy Drama Musical Dance Different

Tickets and passes

Single tickets available for sale now on individual show pages. All passes can be purchased at any Fringe venue during the festival.

Festival admission button
$4 is your entrance into the festival

Ultra Pass
$225 to see everything

10 show card
$100 for ten tickets
Great for groups or a Fringe weekend

5 show card
$50 for five tickets
Perfect for a date night or matinees

Student 5 show card
$30 for students with a valid ID

Kids' 5 show card
$25 for theater fans 12 years and under

Single tickets
$12 for adults
$5 for kids 12 and under

2012 Numbers

Wow - what a great year! Congrats to all of the participating artists and thanks to all the audiences, volunteers, staff, board, press, sponsors and donors who made this year's festival possible. We issued 46,280 tickets over 11 days to 829 performances! Click here to see more details, plus lists of the top 15 shows by total attendance and by percent capacity.

Audience Picks

Fringe's final performance slot—Sunday, August 12 at 8:30 p.m.—is a special sixth performance of each venue's top-selling show. Get the Audience Picks lineup!

Audience Picks sponsored by New Century Theatre.

Closing night party


End your Fringe in style at the closing night party, Sunday, August 12 starting at 10 p.m. at Loring Pasta Bar. It's a great party—and sponsored by 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey.



Check out photos from some of this year's shows.

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At Minnesota Fringe 2012

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Festival info

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Get maps, routes and parking information for our 15 venues.

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Postcard table

Get a look at some of this year's postcards.

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