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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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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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Mike Durkin’s 10 Fringetastic Fringe Picks!

With his Fringe pedigree, Mike Durkin is the ideal guy to ask for some Fringe recommendations. Here are his Top Ten Fringetastic picks.

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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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The Cost of Self-Producing in the Fringe

Breaking down the cost of producing in the Fringe. A survey with dance producers.

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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).

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Skin Deep: Jeanine McCain talks UNDER HER SKIN

Jeanine McCain talks about her inventive dance show in the 2015 Fringe Festival.

AFTER THE REHEARSAL/ PERSONA, a highlight of the 2015 Fringe Festival.

Living on the fringes: a survival guide for the avant-garde theater of Toneelgroep Amsterdam

Toneelgroep Amsterdam mixes a distinctive trademark blend of the classical and the innovative with its adaptation of Ingmar Bergman.

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I’m The Hero? This Fringe, Daniel Park says YOU ARE THE HERO

Daniel Park is a happy guy, and he’d like to make you happy too. First, he’ll give you a Sturburst, then he’ll invite you to unwrap it with him, then…

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Disarming Discourse: Arielle Pina talks race and the body in her Fringe show UNARMED

America has embarked on a complicated discussion about race and policing. How can a Fringe show contribute to this conversation?

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Editorial: Dancing around the glass closet

Vestiges of homophobia and negative gay stereotypes persist even in the dance community.

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Dance at the Fringe: Lew Whittington on the Fringe line-up and other insights

This year’s festival presents over 30 dance events by newcomers and favorites. Dance writer Lew Whittington previews some highlights.

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Jess Conda’s Shameless Plugs and Top Picks for the 2015 Fringe Festival

Jess Conda IS Fringe. Here are her in-the-know picks and plugs for the 2015 Fringe Festival

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Shakespeare’s Darkest Play, Literally: TILL BIRNAM WOOD… returns to the Fringe

Director John Schultz talks about his immersive staging of Shakespeare’s Macbeth: to a blindfolded audience.

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Nowhere Woman: Femme fatale Emilie Krause on 901 NOWHERE STREET

Emilie Krause talks about her Fringe play, her work as an actor and devisor, and how she’s probably not a real-ife femme fatale.