Scranton Fringe Casting Actors and Dancers for Special Winter Performance

Scranton Fringe, in tandem with Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department, Lackawanna Markets, and numerous other community partners, is thrilled to announce an original, outdoor theatrical performance set to take place on the Lackawanna Courthouse Square in Downtown Scranton this winter!

The performance is an original work, created and produced by Scranton Fringe. Colorful performances, a large outdoor set, and a tiny bit of winter-themed magic will bring this unique production to life.

All dialogue, underscoring, and sound effects will be professionally pre-recorded. All performers will lipsynch this outdoor performance to ensure proper sound levels and smooth technical operations. All types of actors/performers and dancers, with a variety of skillsets and creative backgrounds, are encouraged to apply! Please note you do not have to be both an actor and dancer to apply.

The first few rehearsals/production meetings will be held over Zoom for additional COVID safety and to minimize the time required by the performers. Rehearsals will begin in November and will be set as best as possible by group consensus and availability. Applicants should not be actively involved in another production at this time without letting Fringe know during the submission process.

Tech & dress rehearsals will occur on-site in downtown Scranton Monday, November 29th thru Thursday, December 2nd.

Friday, December 3rd, 6:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 4th, 5 pm & 6 pm
Each performance is approx. 15 minutes in length and call time for both performance dates are 1 hour before the first show.


Actors of all types and dancers/movement artists are strongly encouraged to apply by emailing their headshot, resume, and any links to past work to Links to work that includes the actor’s voice are encouraged though not required.

We expect to have our full casting announced by/around the week of October 22nd, 2021.

Actors aged 16-17 may submit only if they have / can present parents permission.

Each hired performer will receive a $325 stipend (paid approx. 2 weeks following the last performance).

All performers for this special project will be asked to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 and periodic testing may be required to ensure as safe a work environment as possible. We will notify all who apply if they have been offered a role or not.

Scranton Fringe Under Glass 2021

Live, socially distant theatre — this innovative event returns with a brand new collection of talent after a sold-out run in 2020!

This project nearly sold out during its initial presentation in 2020, will return for the second year from Thursday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 26th, 2021.

The 2021 lineup will include powerful works of solo original theatre, creative adaptions, improvisation, and much more! Please check back soon for the full lineup of artists!

Scranton Fringe will once again utilize large storefront windows to activate unconventional stages as well as unique outdoor spaces for a variety of performances. As the pandemic continues to create incredible challenges for the professional arts as well as local small businesses, Fringe Under Glass will attract patrons to downtown Scranton to enjoy and experience live theater and performance art in a socially distanced, COVID-19 compliant environment.

COVID-19 Safety Measures:
All performers will be behind glass (with wireless audio to ensure all can hear and enjoy the work) AND/OR outdoors, distant from the audience. All audiences (in small walking groups) and Fringe tour guides will be required to follow all current CDC and state guidelines.

Fringe Under Glass will be a guided tour across a short footprint within downtown Scranton PA. All ticket holders are asked to meet at AFA Gallery (101 Penn Ave) as the starting location, for check-in and to be assigned to their Fringe tour guide.

Thursday, September 23rd at 7 pm
Friday, September 24th at 7 pm
Saturday, September 25th at 2 pm
Saturday, September 25th at 7 pm
Sunday, September 26th at 2 pm

TICKETS?…/fringe-under-glass-2021…We are expecting Fringe Under Glass to sell out once again so don’t delay! If your organization or business would like to help bring this concept to life and join us as a creative partner — or if you as an individual want to assist — please reach out to!