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“Nobody’s trash opinion is worth being late to brunch over”: Interview with Brandon Monokian

Brandon Monokian of Love Drunk Life talks about his 2018 Fringe experience

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Berlin to Broadway, a Musical Voyage with Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill: Cast interview

This Fringe, the Department of Theatre and Dance at West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU) presented Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill, a Musical Voyage,with a cast from the Theater and Drama Department.

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Fringe in Sketch: POWERPOINTS FOR MY FRIENDS (Megan Chialastri / PHIT)

Philly Improv Theater presents powerpoints for my friends at the Adrienne.

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Fringe in Sketch: PLUNGE (Brian Sanders’ JUNK)

Brian Sander’s JUNK presents PLUNGE in The Patio at 10th and Hamilton.

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Fringe in Sketch: CHICHI CHIP: an ode to the Gnarly (Philly Kerplop)

Philly Kerplop presents CHICHI CHIP (an ode to the Gnarly) in LOVE Park. An interactive performance featuring hip-hop dance and a live band.

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Recipes for a Great Night of Theater

One morning, a few weeks ago, Sonya Aronowitz sat at a bar in Fishtown, double-fisting cocktails.

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Fringe in Sketch: SALAMANDER (Elephant Room Productions)

Sketches of SALAMANDER by Chuck Schultz.

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Fringe in Sketch: DO YOU SEE WHAT I HEAR? (Strange Fangs Song Factory)

A dramatic conversation between music and spoken word

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Fringe in Sketch: NIGHTMARE FUEL (Sarah Knittel)

Chuck Schultz sketches Sarah Knittel’s Fringe show.

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Fringe in Sketch: IN THE FOREST (Tangle Movement Arts)

The Sketch Book Reporter takes his notepad to Tangle Movement Arts IN THE FOREST.

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German Cabaret in Philadelphia: Interview with Berlin’s Dieter Rita Scholl

Interview with Dieter Rita Scholl, performing in DO YOU WANT A COOKIE?

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Jacob Tischler Stops In Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

Jacob Tischler returns to Philadelphia for the song and dance extravaganza, Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn.

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Fringe in Sketch: P PAN AND BEYOND (Kathleen Murphy)

Chuck Schultz talks to Kathleen Murphy about her Fringe show.

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Fringe in Sketch: THE PRESENTED (Chris Davis)

This solo show exercised the best part of Davis’s character acting, Chris Davis as Chris Davis. Chris Davis takes us through the process of selling artwork to a producer, working…

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Fringe in Sketch: KCBC x KCBC II

A contemporary ballet commenting on society’s perception and expectations of women.

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Fringe in Sketch: SONGS OF WARS I HAVE SEEN (Heiner Goebbels)

A bittersweet lament on war’s insidious effects

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Nick and Ben’s New Circus Jawn

Almanac cofounders spoke to Phindie about the Fringe Festival production and the state of contemporary circus in Philadelphia.

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Shamus’s Picks for the 2018 Fringe Festival

Are you staring at your September schedule completely overwhelmed? Have no fear! I have scoured the Fringe App so you don’t have to. But since I’ve saved you this step…

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The Fringe is Beginning: On your phone

“Thus with a kiss I die.” But will you? The 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival kicks off for real tomorrow (some performances have already begun), but the fun has already started…