The Fringe Festival presents a summer showcase including new work and a reprise of The Tragical Ballad of Black Bonnet by the Black Forest Fancies. The program includes stop-motion animation films and a multimedia production called The Legend of Suzie Sidesaddle, which combines puppetry, aerialists, video and live music. Tickets $12. (8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. & 11 p.m. Sat., July 31-Aug.1; Marigny Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave., 941-3640: www.nofringe.org).