This year's New York International Fringe Festival begins August 8, and runs through August 24. Presented at 18 different venues, FringeNYC offers 205 shows from 13 different countries and 17 U.S. states. Check out a preview of some of the shows, presented at The Sheen Center on August 5, in the photo gallery below.

Click here for a full list of shows participating in the New York International Fringe Festival.