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PUPPETDELPHIA FRINGE SLAM (Leila and Pantea Productions): 2015 Fringe review 42

Secret Life of Worms, America’s favorite sex ed teacher, singing sheep, foot-centric King of the Nerds fan fiction, and Jolly the Sperm Eating Horse.

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CUZZO (Aleksandra Berczynski, Roza Money and MB): 2015 Fringe review 39

With extremely short skirts, unabashed décolletage, and treacherously high heels, two women reminisce over shots at “the dirtiest of dirty dive bars”

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THERE (Jo Strømgren Kompani): 2015 Fringe review 35

You would be excused for not understanding exactly what is going on in THERE: the dialog is all in a Russianish nonsense language

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SOMETIMES CALLIE AND JONAS DIE (Poison Apple Initiative): 2015 Fringe review 28

This is hot, rough, and in-your-face low budget theater, and it’s matched by a raw and shit-kicking theater show.

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THREE SISTERS AND A WOLF (Wee Keep Company): 2015 Fringe review 23

By exploring the way performances interact with the world in which they are made, THREE SISTERS AND A WOLF shows how Chekhov can thrive in the wilds of PA.

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SPOOKFISH (Haygen Brice Walker and Jessica Schwartz): 2015 Fringe review 17

The scary midnight show is something of a Fringe tradition. SPOOKFISH fits the bill this year.

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Queer Fringe Party! A celebration and peek at the LGBT offerings in this year’s festival

A celebration of Queer Fringe Monday night at 7pm at TABU Bar & Lounge, featuring innovative queer artists, drinks, karaoke, and a whole lot of friendly faces.

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DISHWASHER (Brian Feldman): 2015 Fringe review 10

Brian Feldman cleans the dishes and reads a monologue of your choosing. This is existential theater at its finest.

Illicit lovers Jacques (Chase Byrd) and Francoise (Felicia Leicht) resist temptation, Photo by Ashley LaBonde and Wide Eyed Studios (3)

THE CAPTIVE (PAC): 2015 Fringe review 5

Although it has lost the shock value (lesbianism!) it had in the 1920s, it is easy to see why PAC were attracted to this forgotten play.

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Take It to the Bank: Jack Tamburri on Fringe, non-profits, and theater

Ferdinand creator and producer talks about his Fringe show NOT FOR PROFIT and the art of creating art in the non-profit world.

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Dance Remains: Choreographer Olive Prince on her anticipated Fringe show OF OUR REMNANTS

Olive Princes OF OUR REMNANTS is one of the premiere dance pieces of this years Fringe. She talks to Phindie about the literary inspiration and collaboration behind it.

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Blast from the Past: Schedule for the very first Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Useful if you have a time machine. A full listing of events for the 1997 Fringe Festival.

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Fringe Wayback Machine: Brain Shapiro revisits online predictions from 1995 in A FEW THOUSAND UPGRADES LATER

What did the future of the internet look like in 1995? This Fringe show takes a look.

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My Fringe: Veteran Festival-goer Brett Mapp shares his day by day Fringe schedule

Brett Mapp is seeing 30 Fringe shows in 20 days. Here’s where you can find him this Fringe.

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Texan Death Squad Comes To Philadelphia: Bastion Carboni arrives at the Fringe with SOMETIMES CALLIE AND JONAS DIE

Épater la bourgeoisie! That’s what they say in Texas, and that’s the sensibility Bastion Carboni says he isn’t bringing here with his smart-mouthed Fringe show SOMETIMES CALLIE AND JONAS DIE.

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Love’s Labour’s 1, Philadelphia Phillies 0: Shakespeare, the Fringe, and the Pope with Griffin Stanton-Ameisen

Griffin Stanton-Ameisen on LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST, a FREE music-centered Shakespeare show running during and after the 2015 Fringe Festival

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Coming Out to Philadelphia: Fringe visitor Bay Bryan talks GROWING INTO MY BEARD

Bay Bryan talks about his queer at heart Fringe show and how Philadelphia is like Scotland.

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Capable of Truthiness: Jessica Creane gets honest about CAPACITY FOR VERACITY

Lies, damned lies, and theater: that’s what they say. Maybe. Jessica Creane is one Fringe creator/performer with a large CAPACITY FOR VERACITY.

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Art, History, Love: Hannah Van Sciver and FIFTY DAYS AT ILIAM

With last year’s Fringe hit Marbles and her recent SoLow show Bicycle Face, Hannah Van Sciver has been building a reputation as a “smart, funny, and provocative” local playwright. This…

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Nominate This! 2015 Barrymore Awards nominees

Theatre Philadelphia announced the nominations for 2015 Barrymore Awards for Excellence (think Tony or Olivier, wiz wit).