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DAY OF ABSENCE (Flying Quilt/Iron Age): 2018 Fringe review

It’s haunting how relevant—and funny—this somewhat dated piece remains

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WOLFCRUSH: a queer werewolf play (On the Rocks): 2018 Fringe review

WOLFCRUSH misses the no-holds-barred humor, shock value, and pop culture-infused insight into youth culture of playwright Haygen-Brice Walker’s previous Fringe entries

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AN UNOFFICIAL UNAUTHORIZED TOUR OF LOVE PARK (Rose Luardo/Kate Banford): 2018 Fringe review

The piece gets its appeal from the increasingly outlandish characters and an inventive absurdity that devolves into a game of fetch and walking construction barrels.

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SONG OF MY SELF-CARE (Jimmy Grzelak/PHIT): 2018 Fringe review

Gzelak finds the poetry and the absurd in the mundane.

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CHAOS THEORY (Jessica Creane): 2018 Fringe review

The reliance on audience volunteers yields some interesting moments, framed in a series of games, but too often Creane pushes moments past humor.

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Phindie’s Picks for the 2018 Fringe Festival in Philadelphia

Over 25 suggestions for 2018 Philly Fringe shows to help you plan your Festival experience.

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How New Technology Can Support Emerging Talent

With the reach of the social media and internet far and wide, the Vault Festival could reach many artists and brought them to London to showcase their talents.

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Where Are Conservatives in the Arts?

Like truth, art has a well-known liberal bias

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Advice for Theater People Moving to NYC

Thinking of NYC creates a glamorous image in your minds, though you may hear differently from artists and experts who have been living in the city for long.

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An Open Letter to the Struggling Artists

Brad Pontius recently addressed an open motivational letter to all theater artists, especially to those struggling to earn a name in their chosen profession.

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Four Theatermakers (Re)Focus on Diversity

The second (re)Focus Fest brings together four companies using performance to spark discussion about narrative, perspective, and history.

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How to Survive an Art School

Art school is just not as easy as it sounds.

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A Three-Man Show About Two One-Man Shows: CSz Philadelphia’s TWO-MAN ONE-MAN

TWO-MAN, ONE-MAN is a three-man show—about two one-man shows—being performed as a two-man show.

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A Vagina Monologues for our Times: Earlie Bird Productions’ V2: CREATION MYTH

V2: Creation Myth follows up and updated the themes from The Vagina Monologues.

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Tiger Players: Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists present its first full production

This month, PAPA seeks to solidify its presence in the city with its first full production, Tiger Style! by Mike Lew.

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2018 Theater Preview: 11th Hour Theatre Company

For 2018, 11th Hour Theatre Company continues two series of one-off productions and presents a full main stage production of a world premiere musical.

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2018 Theater Preview: Quintessence Theatre Group

Quintessence Theatre Group of Mount Airy produces contemporary stagings of classic theatrical works.

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2018 Theater Preview: EgoPo Classic Theatre

EgoPo Classic Theatre focuses its 2017/18 series on the work of John Guare with the world premiere of Guare’s Lydie Breeze Trilogy as one fluid theatrical experience.

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Rasabox Workshop Coming to the Ethical Society

The Rasabox Workshop is the most recent series of exercises to emerge in the context of New York performance training center The Performance Workshop.