Fringe Fest comes back to Erie February 2 and runs through February 24. To get you pumped for a month full of theatre, we’ve got 5 things you might not know about Fringe Fest Erie.

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  1. This is the 5th annual Fringe Fest. There are eight Gannon productions that are performed, written or directed by Gannon students, alumni, faculty and staff.
  2. Local theatre organizations participate, too! Associated productions will be performed by Dramashop, All An Act, Laugh/Riot, Erie Playhouse and PACA.
  3. It’s affordable entertainment. Admission to individual Fringe shows on GU’s campus is $5 OR you can get a Fringe pass for only $15 and check out all eight Gannon productions.
  4. You’re supporting a good cause. All proceeds from Fringe Fest Erie 2015 will go to support the Schuster Theatre’s trip to Edinburgh, Scotland in 2017 to perform at the International Collegiate Theatre Festival.
  5. You can see your favorite professor perform. There’s a talent show (!) and the performers are Gannon faculty, staff, alumni and students.

The 5th Annual Fringe Fest Erie begins February 2. Visit for the full schedule of events.