The second week of FronteraFest Short Fringe 2005 begins tonight at Hyde Park Theatre.

This week’s Short Fringe lineup includes Chicken and Ice Cream by Jason Tremblay (an Austin Script Works Commission), former CORE member Hank Schwemmer’s My Dream Date With Laurie Anderson, digital films, sketch comedy, dance, and much more. What more could you ask from a fringe theater experience?

To find out more about what the Austin American Statesman has called “simply one of the best fringe performance events in the country” — and to get up-to-the-minute schedules for all events — check out:

This week, the Long Fringe begins at the Blue Theater (January 18-30) and Bring Your Own Venue showcases productions at the Off Center (Jan 27-30) and the Hideout (Jan 28-30). Feb 5, look out for Casa Es Su Teatro, curated by rm 120 theatre.

FronteraFest is a production of Hyde Park Theatre and Austin Script Works.