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fringe theatre in Theatre topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfringe theatreˌfringe ˈtheatre noun [uncountable] British English  APTplays by new writers, often on difficult subjects or written in unusual ways, that are not performed in the main theatres
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fringe theatreMime has never enjoyed a place on centre stage, it lives in the shadows of fringe theatre and the Big Top.