Beth Marshall, producing artistic director of the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, announced Sunday night she is leaving the Fringe immediately to devote herself to producing theater.
Marshall also operates Beth Marshall Presents, which has produced plays at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden and elsewhere around Central Florida.
Marshall said she will leave the Fringe this week after winding up business at the 20th annual Fringe Festival. She has headed the Fringe since 2005. Before that hse worked as associate producer in 2003 and 2004, as an actor, director and producer from 1998 to 2004 and as a Fringe volunteer in 1997.
The Fringe board will do a search for her replacement. George Wallace will continue as the Fringe’s general manager.
The current Fringe Festival closes Monday night.