New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC), the largest multi-arts festival in North America, is now in its 11th year. The festival presents programming by roughly 190 of the world's best emerging theater troupes and dance companies. This year's festival will present work representing 9 countries (including Sweden, Japan, Australia, France, Ireland, England and Romania) and 17 US states (including Iowa, Utah, Minnesota, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, Florida and Illinois). FringeNYC will offer performances covering a wide range of disciplines, including theater, performance art, dance, children's theater, spoken word, puppetry, and multimedia. A complete list of shows and show descriptions is now available at www.FringeNYC.org. In 2007, twenty of New York City's most prominent downtown performance venues will host productions from around the globe as part of FringeNYC. Host venues, ranging in size from 50 to 500 seats, include Jane Street Theater, The Lucille Lortel, Soho Playhouse, Players Theatre, Bleecker Theater, Lafayette Theater, CSV Cultural and Educational Center, and Cherry Lane Theater. FringeCentral will be located at 80 Carmine Street, at the corner of Varick -- opening July 27th at noon.