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NZ Fringe Festival 2018: 2nd-24th March.....it's ALIVE!


For the last 28 years the NZ Fringe Festival has provided a welcoming platform for the freshest of talents, to well established artist from not only here in New Zealand but from all around the World.

Often regarded as birthplace of many of New Zealand's new works, whilst also providing a stage for international artists to tour their works to an eager and receptive audience.

NZ Fringe Festival is a vital and enthralling part of our artistic landscape and simultaneously a rite of passage for artists and audiences alike.

Of course this year is no exception, with over 120 show taking Wellington by storm in every theatre, bar, nook, cranny and unconventional space they can get their hands on!

To celebrate NZ Fringe Festival 2018 launching on Friday 2nd March. The Fringe team have put together a Opening Gala full of some of the festivals most amusing, confusing, eclectic and energetic entertainers. On Thursday 1st of March from 8pm at the San Fran, Cuba St.

Come and toast the commencement of NZ Fringe Festival with a tasty teaser of the plethora of theatre, music, comedy, movement and visual arts, about to take over the greater Wellington region.

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