Fest Schedule

CFF offers you the opportunity to create your own fringe adventure! Each of our 47 shows is one hour and all five venues are within easy walking distance. Options run the gamut – fire eaters, burlesque, family friendly, puppets, drama, musical and so much more! Check out the options and take a chance! It may turn out to be a trip you’ll never forget!

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Perf. TimeShow TitleArtistVenue
7:00pm Work To Be Done   Spartan Theatre Company Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
7:00pm Jeff Fort and Fred Hampton : A Revolutionary Love Story   Truth Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
7:00pm Dandy Darkly’s Myth Mouth!   Dandy Darkly Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
7:00pm MAN   Steve Berglund Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
7:00pm With the Weight of her Fate on her Shoulders   Chicago Iowa Theatre Collective The Gift Theatre
8:30pm The Chronic Single’s Handbook   Randy Ross Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
8:30pm The One Without Words   Rally Theatre Company The Gift Theatre
8:30pm When That Song is About You   Julie Soroko Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
8:30pm Prakriti: A History of the Present   Ishti Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
8:30pm Mark Toland: Mind Reader   Mark Toland Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
10:00pm P is for Pepe   NoMads Art Collective The Gift Theatre
10:00pm East of the Sun, West of the Moon   The Hnossa Project Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
10:00pm Narratives of Achromatopsia   Iris Sowlat Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
10:00pm mOTHER   Odds & Ends Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
10:00pm 30jj or Bust: The World is My Underwire   Joan Afton Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Perf. TimeShow TitleArtistVenue
1:00pm 30jj or Bust: The World is My Underwire   Joan Afton Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
2:30pm The Chronic Single’s Handbook   Randy Ross Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
2:30pm Brian Malow: Just Add Gravity!   Science Comedian Brian Malow Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
2:30pm The One Without Words   Rally Theatre Company The Gift Theatre
2:30pm That’s Weird, Grandma Barrel of Monkeys Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
4:00pm Narratives of Achromatopsia   Iris Sowlat Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
4:00pm The Mavens   Rozara Sanders Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
4:00pm Edna The Stomper Rebel Playhouse Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
4:00pm MAN   Steve Berglund Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
4:00pm With the Weight of her Fate on her Shoulders   Chicago Iowa Theatre Collective The Gift Theatre
5:30pm East of the Sun, West of the Moon   The Hnossa Project Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
5:30pm Hard-Core CORN   Kelly Haramis Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
5:30pm mOTHER   Odds & Ends Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
5:30pm A Virtuous Pedophile   tds The Gift Theatre
5:30pm Underneath the Lintel   Patrick O’Brien Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
7:00pm Anxiety Demonstrations   Transcendent Ensemble Theatre Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
7:00pm Rhyme nor Reason   Thom J. Cauley Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
7:00pm Real Magic: A Magic Show Featuring Danny Dubin   The Magic of Danny Dubin The Gift Theatre
7:00pm I Want An Irish Passport   Mary Bourke Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
7:00pm Mark Toland: Mind Reader   Mark Toland Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
8:30pm If I Were Me   Pamela Ziemann Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
8:30pm Lucid Story   Whimsycube The Gift Theatre
8:30pm Becoming OCD   Sid Ross Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
8:30pm Exceptions to Reality   William Pack Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
8:30pm Reel Life Isn’t Real Life   Kimberly Witt Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
10:00pm Jeff Fort and Fred Hampton : A Revolutionary Love Story   Truth Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
10:00pm Dandy Darkly’s Myth Mouth!   Dandy Darkly Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
10:00pm Fight for 52¢   Howard Petrick Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
10:00pm This is Our Doom   Shut Up! The Gift Theatre

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Perf. TimeShow TitleArtistVenue
1:00pm Dandy Darkly’s Myth Mouth!   Dandy Darkly Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
1:00pm Edna The Stomper Rebel Playhouse Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
2:30pm Rhyme nor Reason   Thom J. Cauley Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
2:30pm Fight for 52¢   Howard Petrick Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
2:30pm Melody Tiffany Lawson Dance Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
2:30pm Underneath the Lintel   Patrick O’Brien Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
2:30pm With the Weight of her Fate on her Shoulders   Chicago Iowa Theatre Collective The Gift Theatre
4:00pm Jeff Fort and Fred Hampton : A Revolutionary Love Story   Truth Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
4:00pm Evil Women   #Divahs The Gift Theatre
4:00pm Prakriti: A History of the Present   Ishti Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
4:00pm Reel Life Isn’t Real Life   Kimberly Witt Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
5:30pm Work To Be Done   Spartan Theatre Company Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
5:30pm Lucid Story   Whimsycube The Gift Theatre
5:30pm Becoming OCD   Sid Ross Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
5:30pm MAN   Steve Berglund Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
5:30pm Mark Toland: Mind Reader   Mark Toland Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
7:00pm Anxiety Demonstrations   Transcendent Ensemble Theatre Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
7:00pm The One Without Words   Rally Theatre Company The Gift Theatre
7:00pm mOTHER   Odds & Ends Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
7:00pm Exceptions to Reality   William Pack Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
7:00pm 30jj or Bust: The World is My Underwire   Joan Afton Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
8:30pm The Chronic Single’s Handbook   Randy Ross Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
8:30pm East of the Sun, West of the Moon   The Hnossa Project Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
8:30pm The Mavens   Rozara Sanders Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
8:30pm A Virtuous Pedophile   tds The Gift Theatre
10:00pm If I Were Me   Pamela Ziemann Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
10:00pm Boomer Momma Mommyisms   jaybird laughs The Gift Theatre
10:00pm I Want An Irish Passport   Mary Bourke Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio

Monday, September 4, 2017

Perf. TimeShow TitleArtistVenue
1:00pm Exceptions to Reality   William Pack Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
1:00pm Wormhole Stephanie Chavara Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
2:30pm Dandy Darkly’s Myth Mouth!   Dandy Darkly Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
2:30pm Lucid Story   Whimsycube The Gift Theatre
2:30pm Edna The Stomper Rebel Playhouse Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
2:30pm Mark Toland: Mind Reader   Mark Toland Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
4:00pm mOTHER   Odds & Ends Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
4:00pm I Want An Irish Passport   Mary Bourke Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
4:00pm This is Our Doom   Shut Up! The Gift Theatre
5:30pm Jeff Fort and Fred Hampton : A Revolutionary Love Story   Truth Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
5:30pm When That Song is About You   Julie Soroko Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
5:30pm Rhyme nor Reason   Thom J. Cauley Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
5:30pm Boomer Momma Mommyisms   jaybird laughs The Gift Theatre
5:30pm 30jj or Bust: The World is My Underwire   Joan Afton Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
7:00pm The Chronic Single’s Handbook   Randy Ross Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
7:00pm If I Were Me   Pamela Ziemann Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
7:00pm Brian Malow: Just Add Gravity!   Science Comedian Brian Malow Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
7:00pm The Mavens   Rozara Sanders Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
7:00pm With the Weight of her Fate on her Shoulders   Chicago Iowa Theatre Collective The Gift Theatre
8:30pm East of the Sun, West of the Moon   The Hnossa Project Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
8:30pm Narratives of Achromatopsia   Iris Sowlat Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
8:30pm Hard-Core CORN   Kelly Haramis Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
8:30pm Evil Women   #Divahs The Gift Theatre
10:00pm Anxiety Demonstrations   Transcendent Ensemble Theatre Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
10:00pm The One Without Words   Rally Theatre Company The Gift Theatre

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Perf. TimeShow TitleArtistVenue
1:00pm That’s Weird, Grandma Barrel of Monkeys Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
2:30pm Jeff Fort and Fred Hampton : A Revolutionary Love Story   Truth Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
2:30pm The Gay Uncle Explains It All To You   Jeffrey Robert, The Gay Uncle Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
2:30pm P is for Pepe   NoMads Art Collective The Gift Theatre
2:30pm Murmurations   Semi-Circus Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
2:30pm Wormhole Stephanie Chavara Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
4:00pm Narratives of Achromatopsia   Iris Sowlat Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
4:00pm Fair   Wishbone Theatre Collective The Gift Theatre
4:00pm LoFi Dance Records   Halie Bahr Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
4:00pm Melody Tiffany Lawson Dance Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
4:00pm MAN   Steve Berglund Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
5:30pm Mistero Buffo   Panos Vlahos and Lyto Triantafyllidou Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
5:30pm Real Magic: A Magic Show Featuring Danny Dubin   The Magic of Danny Dubin The Gift Theatre
5:30pm Prakriti: A History of the Present   Ishti Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
5:30pm The Selkie   Natalja Aicardi Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
7:00pm Even God Knew I Was Gay   Jilberto Soto Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
7:00pm Rhyme nor Reason   Thom J. Cauley Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
7:00pm Evil Women   #Divahs The Gift Theatre
7:00pm beyond this point presents: Whose Gong Is It Anyway?   beyond this point Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
8:30pm Work To Be Done   Spartan Theatre Company Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
8:30pm Fair   Wishbone Theatre Collective The Gift Theatre
8:30pm The Mavens   Rozara Sanders Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
8:30pm Reel Life Isn’t Real Life   Kimberly Witt Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
8:30pm Mark Toland: Mind Reader   Mark Toland Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
10:00pm The Chronic Single’s Handbook   Randy Ross Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
10:00pm Anxiety Demonstrations   Transcendent Ensemble Theatre Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
10:00pm Exceptions to Reality   William Pack Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
10:00pm With the Weight of her Fate on her Shoulders   Chicago Iowa Theatre Collective The Gift Theatre
11:30pm Fringe After Dark   Chicago Fringe Festival Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Perf. TimeShow TitleArtistVenue
1:00pm The Chronic Single’s Handbook   Randy Ross Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
1:00pm Melody Tiffany Lawson Dance Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
2:30pm Mistero Buffo   Panos Vlahos and Lyto Triantafyllidou Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
2:30pm Narratives of Achromatopsia   Iris Sowlat Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
2:30pm That’s Weird, Grandma Barrel of Monkeys Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
2:30pm What’s A Wedding Got To Do With It?   Jeremy Schaefer The Gift Theatre
4:00pm The Gay Uncle Explains It All To You   Jeffrey Robert, The Gay Uncle Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
4:00pm Fair   Wishbone Theatre Collective The Gift Theatre
4:00pm The Mavens   Rozara Sanders Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
4:00pm Mark Toland: Mind Reader   Mark Toland Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
4:00pm Wormhole Stephanie Chavara Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
5:30pm Evil Women   #Divahs The Gift Theatre
5:30pm Even God Knew I Was Gay   Jilberto Soto Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
5:30pm Jeff Fort and Fred Hampton : A Revolutionary Love Story   Truth Productions Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
5:30pm Murmurations   Semi-Circus Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Gym
5:30pm beyond this point presents: Whose Gong Is It Anyway?   beyond this point Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
7:00pm Anxiety Demonstrations   Transcendent Ensemble Theatre Jefferson Playhouse – Home of Windy City Music Theatre
7:00pm The Selkie   Natalja Aicardi Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall
7:00pm Reel Life Isn’t Real Life   Kimberly Witt Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
7:00pm With the Weight of her Fate on her Shoulders   Chicago Iowa Theatre Collective The Gift Theatre
8:30pm Hard-Core CORN   Kelly Haramis Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio
8:30pm The One Without Words   Rally Theatre Company The Gift Theatre
8:30pm Exceptions to Reality   William Pack Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, The Meeting Hall