This is a Fringe button. Love it. Cherish it. Take it with you wherever you roam. Don’t let it out of your sight.

A ticket is not enough to get into a Fringe performance; you need a Fringe button, as well. You’ll also need it to ride the free Fringe shuttle from Trinidad to Brookland and back again.

The button is important. Do not neglect or disrespect the button.

If you purchase a multi-ticket package, you’ll get a free button. But if you just buy one ticket, you’ll need to purchase a button separately for $7. (Yes, it’s a much better deal to see more than one show. That’s deliberate.) And if you lose your button, you need to buy a new one.

Buttons and tickets are available for purchase from Fringe’s main box office at 1300 H St. NE; from Fringe’s website; and by phone at 866-811-4111.

This has been your public service announcement about the Fringe button.

Photo by Andrew Lapin