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NYC's Summer Theater Festivals

July 2, 2013 - by Griffin Miller, Theatre Editor
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Dream Up Festival (dreamupfestival.org) - Theater for the New City’s annual assemblage of original drama, poetry, music, and dance (8/18-9/8).

East to Edinburgh Festival (59e59.org) - A roster of 16 innovative U.S. productions en route to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (7/9-28).

Encores! Off-Center (nycitycenter.org) - The Cradle Will Rock (7/10-13); Violet, starring Sutton Foster (7/17 only); and I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road (7/24-27).

Fresh Fruit Festival (freshfruitfestival.com) - A multidisciplinary international festival of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer arts and culture (7/8-21).

HOT! The 22nd Annual NYC Celebration of Queer Culture (hotfestival.org) - From burlesque to dance to cabaret to theater and more (7/1-8/3).

IATI Theater’s Performing Arts Marathon (iatitheater.org) - An eclectic group of performances, both comedic and dramatic: enthralling works from vastly different cultures. (7/19-8/11).

Ice Factory 2013 (newohiotheatre.org) - Showcasing NYC’s vibrant downtown theatre companies’ latest projects (6/26 to 8/3).

Lincoln Center Festival 2013 (lincolncenterfestival.org) - An international banquet of four productions: Monkey: Journey to the West (7/6-28); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (7/9-14); Shun-kin (7/9-13); and Murmurs (7/24-28).

Midtown International Theatre Festival (midtownfestival.org) - Sixty full-length plays, showcasing outstanding Off-Off-Broadway works (7/15-8/4).

New York International Fringe Festival (fringenyc.org) - The largest multi-arts festival in North America with more than 200 companies performing over 16 days in myriad venues (8/9-25).

New York Musical Theatre Festival (nymf.org) - Eleven new full-length productions, free events, staged readings and panel discussions (7/8-28).

The Other Free Shakespeare in the Park (hudsonwarehouse.net) - Riverside Park, that is. King Lear (7/4-28); The Three Musketeers (8/1-25).

The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park (shakespeareinthepark.org) - Central Park’s Delacorte Theater’s second and final show of the season: Love’s Labour’s Lost (7/23-8/18).

Strawberry One-Act Festival Summer 2013 (therianttheatre.com) - A play competition allowing both audience and judges to vote on best play of the season (8/14-25).

SummerShorts 2013 (summershortsfestival.com) - New American short plays from established and emerging writers (7/19-8/31).

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