Fringe 2018

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Faces of the Fringe: Nightmarish Clowns, Killer Bears, and Wild Acrobatics

The 2018 Philadelphia FringeArts Festival has officially begun. The performers and creators from the “curated” part of FringeArts, meaning those handpicked and paid by FringeArts […]


REVIEW: In Mary Rose, J. M. Barrie in a Different and Haunting Neverland

It speaks to the breadth of Philadelphia Fringe 2018 that in the days following the Bearded Ladies’ evening of outré cabaret, I saw two more […]


REVIEW: The Eccentricities of a Nightingale is a Brilliant Cabinet of Curiosities

The moment Tina Brock arrives on stage in The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, the world—to quote another play by Tennessee Williams—is lit by lightning. Brock […]


REVIEW: Do You Want a Cookie? Lingers Too Long at the Dessert Table

The official start-date for the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival is listed on their website as September 6, but a few shows had early previews that […]


REVIEW: In Lay Me Down Softly, There’s No Knockout

Man shall not live by soda bread alone, and the smart folks at Irish Heritage Theatre know this. That’s why, in addition to a core […]