This April, attend Chicago’s latest Fringe competition from the relief and protection of your home at Random Acts of Theatre! Subtitled a “Digital Fringe Festival,” the multi-day time table will function theatrical movies of a wide variety, live-streamed across dozens of networks. Donations will likely be permitted, with proceeds going to The Actors Fund to help artists lately out of labor.
A time table will likely be introduced in early April, and the competition will kick off with a wonder superstar advent within the following days. Four international premiere performs will likely be carried out reside in entrance of a web-based target market, with further choices together with recorded performs, musicals, comedy, dance, burlesque, stand-up, drag, and extra. The company additionally solicited performances from productions canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
One casualty of the arena’s upheaval used to be an immersive Reefer Madness party scheduled for four/20 – a vacation made much more particular this yr because of the legalization of marijuana within the state of Illinois. A portion of the RATFest donations will pass against offsetting the prices of the canceled tournament.
Donations also are being permitted by means of PassFundMe, as Random Acts had in the past introduced a 2020 objective of turning into an authorized 501(c)(three) non-profit.
Performers and companies international can post movies of any period at RandomActsChicago.com via April 1. Follow alongside on Facebook, plus Twitter and Instagram (@randomactschi). You too can ship questions explicit to the competition to RATFestChicago@gmail.com.
Random Acts has fostered approachable artwork in Chicago since 2015. Notable productions come with STRANGEST THINGS! THE MUSICAL, COLUMBINUS, and the 25th Anniversary Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT directed through Jason Gerace. Through the #SafeSpace sequence, the company has raised price range for dozens of organizations together with Planned Parenthood, Trans Lifeline, RAICES and extra. The company contains Alexandra Alontaga, Ali Bailey, Colleen DeRosa, Mariah Furlow, Angelica Grace, Rasell Holt, Nora Lise Ulrey, Ben F. Locke, Shawn Laudell, Ayssette Muñoz, Savanna Rae, Bryan Renaud, Brandon Rodriguez, Becca Russo, Christian Siebert, and Shannon Leigh Webber.