Thirty theater companies have been chosen for the 17th Annual San Francisco Fringe Festival, September 3-14. In addition to San Francisco Bay Area companies, the festival will include companies from New York, Los Angeles, Colorado, New Jersey, Canada, and England. The Fringe will take place in three of the EXIT Theatre performance spaces in the Downtown San Francisco Theatre District.

This year's fringe productions will include It Is What It Is (Dombella Productions), The Punch Line (Alicia Dattner), Lost & Found in the Mission (Boathouse & Co. Performance), Single Entendre vs. Comedy! (Single Entendre), and Jew Must Be Crazy (Abby Schachner).

For more information call 415-673-3847 or visit www.sffringe.org.