Fringe Festival

The 2016 Philly Fringe Festival runs September 9-24, 2016. and Phindie is the place for coverage, with previews, interviews with artists, and reviews of more Fringe theater productions than any other publication.

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Fringe Preview 5: Fishtown–Kensington Fringe

Philly’s fastest developing neighborhood (seriously, every time I go up there there’s some unrecognizable new Euro-chic housing units or hipster art galleries) is home to a number of dance studios…

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Liam Castellan: An interview with the director of TRAVELING LIGHT

Director/producer Liam Castellan of Liam’s Sofa Cushion Fortress is bringing London’s “Summer of Love” to the 2013 Fringe. His Philadelphia premiere production of Traveling Light, a contemporary piece by local playwright Lindsay Harris Friel about…

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Fringe Preview 4: Fairmount Fringe

Site specific work, supernatural happenings, and something for the kids: the area north of Center City is rich in Fringe offerings for the 2013 Festival. The fourth Phindie preview takes…

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Fringe Preview 3: West Philly Fringe

With ten venues hosting fifteen shows in seven different categories (Comedy+Improv, Dance, Music, Happenings, Film, Visual Art, and Theater), West Philadelphia really does have a mini Fringe Festival. Phindie’s third…

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Bruce Walsh: An interview with the playwright/chef serving up Capote, kegs, and eggs

Bruce Walsh—creator of last year’s Fringe home‐hit, Chomsky vs. Buckley, 1969—has sought out fellow playwrights, Chris Davis and Douglas Williams, to stage a collaborative work in their own homes. Awesomely,…

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Fringe Preview 2: Northwest Philly Fringe

The Fringe Festival has expanded greatly from its Old City roots, spreading from a compact neighborhood to all corners of the city and beyond. So to those who remember earlier…

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Fringe Preview 1: Suburban Fringe

The Fringe Festival has expanded greatly from its Old City roots, spreading from a compact neighborhood to all corners of the city and beyond. So to those who remember earlier…

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Shameless Plugs and Badass Shows: Jess Conda’s picks for the 2013 Fringe Festival

Phindie is gearing up its coverage of the 2013 Fringe Festival, with previews, interviews, and reviews featuring over 60 shows in theater and other performing arts. To kick off coverage,…

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Fringe Preview: Naatya Seva’s Shringara Rasa

Published by The Dance Journal. Republished with kind permission. Although most folks equate classical Indian dance with Bollywood, local Bharathanaatyam dancer Anita Ranjani is working to set the record straight. …

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Fringe Preview: Architectural dance alchemy, Adjacent Spaces by Leah Stein Dance Company

Published by The Dance Journal. Reprinted with kind permission. Leah Stein has had a very prolific year performing and choreographing with several projects overlapping, including the first revival of her…

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Nichole Canuso Dance Company Offers First Glimpse of Intimate, Experiential New Work During Fringe Festival

As part of the 2013 Fringe Festival presented by FringeArts, Nichole Canuso Dance Company (NCDC) invites audiences to preview The Garden: an experiential journey designed to illuminate the peculiar beauty…

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FringeArts announces self-produced Neighborhood Fringe dance performances for 2013 Festival

Published by The DANCE Journal, republished by kind permission. In addition to the festival’s annual selection of Presented Fringe performances by internationally renowned contemporary artists and stars of Philadelphia’s stages, this year’s…

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Deb Miller’s Top Picks for FringeArts 2013

HUSH NOW SWEET HIGH HEELS AND OAK by Brian Sanders’ JUNK (Photo credit: Steve Belkowitz) This year’s FringeArts Festival has a new name, but the same two categories as before….

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Dance at Fringe 2013

Published by The DANCE Journal, republished by kind permission. The hot, muggy dog days of Summer are upon us and things have slowed down a bit in the way of…

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RED-EYE to HAVRE de GRACE (Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental): 2012 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

An early version of this show lit up the Live Arts Festival in ’05, and I couldn’t wait to see the latest manifestation of the collaboration between Thaddeus Phillips’ Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental and Wilhelm Bros. music. The production has grown up over the intervening years. It’s bigger, wider, and deeper, and just as amazing and magical.

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10 Picks for 2011 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe, and the 2011 edition looks bigger andbetter than ever. The Live Arts Festival features nine world premieres…

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Theater Picks for the 2010 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe

The Live Arts and Philly Fringe has grown and moved mostly North and West from its Old City nexus, prices have gone up, and the roster of performances seems larger and harder…