Submissions to the 2019 JULY Fresh Fruit Festival

Submissions OPEN for the 2019 Main-Stage Festival The 17th Annual Fresh Fruit Festival of LGBTQ Arts, held July 8 through 21 at The WILD Project and other Manhattan venues Categories: Full length plays; One-Act Plays; Choreographed Dance pieces; Thematic new Solo Shows, comedic or dramatic; Musicals; Opera; Cabaret; Unimaginable . . . ? -any kind […]

OUTWORDS – Poetry Invitational

The Profane and the Profound –  The Silly and the Sacred –  The 3rd LGBT Poetry Invitational Presented by All Out Arts as part of this 15th Anniversary year of the Fresh Fruit Festival  On Sunday, June 10th 2018, at the New York Comedy Club – 241 East 24th Street.  Reception 1:30, Show 2 pm.  Admission […]


The 15th annual FRESH FRUIT AWARDS of DISTINCTION with Special Guest Lisa Kron! A HUGE THANK YOU! – To everyone making this event a success: The Artists who are honored; The Artists and Friends who support them; The encouraging people from Bowery Poets Club; And the incredible, tireless, hard-working staff we are so fortunate to have. The […]

2017 Art Essay

“O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us To see oursels as others see us!” – Robert Burns Guided at first by Robert Burns’ wish for a gift “to see ourselves as others see us,” we have moved through existential needs for what Malreaux termed “images powerful enough to deny our own nothingness,” and arrive […]

Upcoming Events

   The 2018-2019 FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL All Out Arts presents The 17th consecutive Festival of LGBT Arts, at The WILD Project & other venues.  Spoken word events,  Theatre, Musicals, Cabarets, Art, and so much more! The New Mainstage Dates: JULY 8 – 21, 2019!   FULL SCHEDULE OF THIS SEASON’S EVENTS. Jump To:  Past Events / Upcoming Community Events UPCOMING: July […]

Join Our Team

The Fresh Fruit Festival is gearing up for its fiercest season yet, and we want you to come along for the ride!  We are actively recruiting volunteers to join our ranks and help make our main-stage season a magical one. Want more info?  Email the Executive Director (exec [at] with your Name, Phone Number, and Interest (e.g. Ushering, […]