Operation Farley

Jack and his best friend Dale have been in a rut since their recent retirement. When Jack discovers his great, great grandfather’s Civil War memorial is going to be destroyed he enlists Dale to help him save it. Their adventure leads to excitement, trouble, and making a new friend.


Unholy Trinity

Some people will speak their Minds, but what if the Heart and Body were given voice as well? What would they want and how would they get along? “Unholy Trinity” explores these internal conflicts and complexity by giving each of these aspects her own character. They will have to work together in this hilarious, absurdist search for love. It will take all three to find the one.


Keeping the Pace

Kit-Kat is retiring and selling her small business, a gym exclusively for women. However, her three most loyal clients are devastated by the news and set out to stop the sale. As the four women share what the gym means to each of them, they discover common ground and the strength to face life's challenges.


Casey O'Leary is a children's librarian and writer living in Indianapolis, Ind. She is a member of the Indiana Writer's Center and blogs at

Cassandra's Dream

Unconscious forces are unleashed when a woman with a secret joins a seminar on Interpretive Art through Dreams.


Maripat Allen lives with her husband in Manistee, Mich., where she works as a therapist and enjoys acting in community theater and playwriting. Her drama, “We Gather Together,” won first place in the Community Theater Association of Michigan 2014 contest. Her comedy, “The Would Be Lover's Guide,” was produced in Manistee in 2015.

Thin Walls

Rebecca and Megan, neighbors in a shabby Chicago apartment building in 2009, form a friendship that is as powerful as it is unlikely. Rebecca, trapped for nine lonely years and devoid of contact with anyone but her troubled and domineering husband, risks her relative safety when the opportunity to reach out to Megan presents itself in a most unusual way. The consequence of this contact is the tense, poignant action delivered by “Thin Walls.”


Moon Beneath Her Feet

“Moon Beneath Her Feet” is a challenging yet hopeful play about a woman, Julia, struggling not only with her messy love life, but also with unexplained, occasional blindness and troubling insomnia. There are answers for both Julia's heart and mind in the truth, but finding the truth in her mother's stories won't be easy…



When was the last time you yelled your story!?
Poetry on the Fringe marries performance poetry and theatre arts.

Every other Sunday at 7 p.m., for $7 we’ll drop jaws with a:

  • 20-minute open mic for emerging artists
  • never-before-seen theatrical production
  • NPS-certified poetry slam competition.

We’ve designed the limited open mic to bring diverse voices to our poetry scene and to invite new artists to share. Our open mic, free for all, is safe, inclusive, invitational, supportive: a space to take your first steps as a poet.

Christoper Carter - Mind Reader

Christopher Carter has been called one of the world’s greatest mind readers. But he’s not psychic. He’s just in the business of freaking people out.
Christopher reads the audience, revealing details about their lives that nobody could know. Don’t worry! He won’t reveal your deep, dark secrets. Unless they’re funny!


Playwrights announced and tickets on sale March 6, 2018

DivaFest is a juried playwrighting festival sponsored by IndyFringe each year.

Nationally, only 19% of published contemporary plays have been written by women.

We are seeking to change that.

Over the past eight years, DivaFest has fostered the growth of new works, new audiences, new performing companies, and new fringe festival shows.

Shows, Times and Descriptions will be posted in January.


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