News & Press

A selection of our press releases, reviews, and media spots.


A Festival Is ‘Uncensored’ No More After Pulling a Work About Gender
The Frigid Fringe Festival in New York said it would no longer bill itself as “uncensored” after deciding not to move ahead with a performance it deemed anti-trans
by Marc Tracy, The New York Times

Who’s Bringing The Fire This Time
6 writers, 10-minute plays, a 4-night run, the 13th season: how this eminent New York festival celebrating Black dramatists has multiplied its impact
by Brittani Samuels, American Theatre

FRIGID artists, festivals, and staff have been featured on a number of episodes of the podcast Stage Whisper with Andrew Cortes and Hope Bird. You can hear from our folks on episodes 37, 42, 46, 48, 59, 61, 70, 71, 72, 81, and 91–and hopefully more episodes in the feature!

Press Releases

FRIGID New York & Manhattan Theatre Source To Present 2023 EstroGenius Festival: BAN(NED) TOGETHER

2023 FRIGID Fringe Festival Award Winners Announced

Lineup Announced for 17th Annual FRIGID Fringe Festival

FRIGID Festival Takes Stand Against Hate Speech; Pulls Show Deemed to be Anti-Trans

FRIGID New York Announces New Artistic Leadership

FRIGID New York Announces Performance Schedule for 2023 The Fire This Time Festival

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