//Rogue Festival Sponsored “Seattle -> to -> Fresno”

Rogue Festival Sponsored “Seattle -> to -> Fresno”

Mini-Fringe Theater Event Returns to the Tower District for 4th Year.

Combining Fresno-based and out-of-town performers for a Rogue Festival-sponsored weekend of fringe theater.

[Fresno, CA] Returning for its fourth year, “Seattle to Fresno: Best of Fringe” offers an off-the-beaten-path alternative to theater entertainment in Fresno. Running September 8 – September 10 at Mia Studio and Gallery (behind The Revue), “Seattle to Fresno” offers six unique and original shows with 13 performances over just four days.

Sponsored by the Rogue Festival to bring first-class fringe theater performances to the Valley year-round, ‘Seattle to Fresno’ is curated by former Rogue producer Jayne Day and Seattle’s Minion Productions. Now in its fourth year, the “Seattle to Fresno” mini-festival hopes to produce first-class fringe theater presentations in Fresno on a regular basis.  Tickets are $10 per show. For information, visit seattletofresno.com, or purchase tickets at minion-productions.ticketleap.com, including a multi-show pass!

Our lineup includes four local shows and two visiting performers, including dance, storytelling, comedy, and magic!

Our lineup includes:

Wet-Wired for Weird (even wetter?)

By: Shane ‘Scurvy’ Spears


Saturday, September 9th, 7:00 pm

Sunday, September 10th, 7:00 pm

A delightfully acidic series of ill connected vignettes and passionate rants about kinky sex, internet culture, end times, true noir, and shameful thoughts; collected and curated with only one rule…..no segues: featuring the verbal machine gun misanthrope Shane “Scurvy” Spears, creator of hit shows We all hate you and Cap’n Scurvy’s Apocalypse Hoedown Revival.

Implausibly Delicious! – The Magic of Tim Mannix

By: Tim Mannix


Friday, September 8th, 5:30 pm;

Sunday, September 10th, 5:30 pm

Comedy Magician/Mentalist Tim Mannix returns to the Seattle-to-Fresno Mini Fringe with his latest show, Implausibly Delicious! Rated “H for hilarity, his stand-up comedy act is sure to tickle your funny bone. “Mannix treats every show like he’s on a huge network station. He cares about every detail and making sure the audience will have a good time!”

Nothing is Beautiful; Everything is Fine

By: Alexandra Tiscareno & Fresno Dance Company


Friday, September 8th, 8:30 pm;

Saturday, September 9th, 10:00 pm

Sunday, September 10th, 8:30 pm

A dance piece on 3 themes:
Human Connection | Conformity | Wonder

In angsty political & social times, art is where we explore current ideas, express our voices and manifest hope. The lens through which we see our lives may change from hour to hour, day to day… sometimes our perceptions and patterns of thought extend throughout long seasons and lifetimes. But in this refreshing though experiment, we look at the world through different lenses and practice tolerance.syncopated, and complex.

Girl On A Bike

By: Nat Vickers


Friday, September 8th, 7:00 pm;

Saturday, September 9th, 5:30p m

A two-wheeled adventure of Canadian proportions! Girl On A Bike spins strange-but-true stories of characters from a ride across the country: from graveyard groundskeepers to wild west proprietors, and wanderers with secrets only fit for strangers. Girl On A Bike is a one-woman storytelling show that retraces a real-life bike ride across the Canada, from Halifax to Vancouver, uphill and against the wind the whole way.


By: Laura Splotch


Friday, September 8th, 10:00 pm;

Saturday, September 9th, 4:00 pm

The story of a dreamer beat down by life but keeps on dreaming about the big win…with scratchers. Barbie q is the queen of the trailer park and works hard – hard being the operative word here – at keeping that title. Maybe, just maybe, she will come out on top…

Robert’s Eternal Goldfish

By: Brad McEntire


Saturday, September 9th, 8:30 pm

Sunday, September 10th, 4:00 pm

In this solo show by Brad McEntire, the audience comes face to face with Mr. Robert J. Roberts. Roberts has a huge problem with people. All people. One day he becomes the unlikely custodian of a magical goldfish and Mr. Roberts’ misanthropic view of the world is seriously challenged.


Friday, Sept. 8th

5:30 pm – Implausibly Delicious!

7:00 pm – Girl On A Bike

8:30 pm – Nothing is Beautiful; Everything is Fine

10:00 pm – Scratcher

Saturday, Sept. 9th

4:00 pm – Scratcher

5:30 pm – Girl On A Bike

7:00 pm – Wet-Wired for Weird (even wetter?)

8:30 pm – Robert’s Eternal Goldfish

10:00 pm – Nothing is Beautiful; Everything is Fine

Sunday, Sept. 10th

4 pm – Robert’s Eternal Goldfish

5:30 pm – Implausibly Delicious!

7:00 pm – Wet-Wired for Weird (even wetter?)

8:30 pm – Nothing is Beautiful; Everything is Fine