Fringe Festival

The 2018 Philly Fringe Festival runs September 6-23. 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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THERE (Wilma): 2019 Fringe review

THERE is not a place on Earth’s map. It is not a poem recital, nor is it a play.

Pictured (Left to Right): Callie Ritter, Donna Jean Fogel.  Photo Credit: Sarah Gardner.

ANOTHER AGATHA (Migration Theory): 2019 Fringe review

An enjoyably immersive experience unlike any other

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COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA (IRC): 2019 Fringe review

IRC widens the scope of what absurdism means in our absurd world

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RED LODGE, MONTANA (The Antidote): 2019 Fringe review

A bizarro fusion of indolence, violence, nudity, sex, and dance

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THE ROSE GARDEN (Emily Betts & Monti Cerabino): 2019 Fringe review

The Monti Cerabino and Emily Betts produce a damn clever piece of theater

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LATE NIGHT SNACKS: Stephanie Blythe (Bearded Ladies): 2019 Fringe review

Stephanie Blythe as Blythely Oratonio performing at LATE NIGHT SNACKS

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IS THIS A ROOM (Tina Satter/Half Straddle): 2019 Fringe review

A brilliant production by Half Straddle based on an FBI transcription

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Fringe in Sketch: ROLL PLAY: An Improvised Adventure

The Sketch Book Reporter takes an improvised adventure.

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A MANAYUNK MYSTERY TOUR (Manayunk Theatre Company): 2019 Fringe review

Shadowy figures lurk on the dark towpath under the Green Lane Bridge. That would be us.

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THERE (Wilma): 2019 Fringe review

Visually arresting and aurally haunting, THERE makes rarefied language solid and visceral

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ATRYTONE/FIXED (Wings of Paper): 2019 Fringe review

Two worthwhile new works of exploration by Alice Hakvaag and Michael Stahler.

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OPERATION: WAWA ROAD TRIP (Tribe of Fools) 2019 Fringe review

Operation: Wawa Road Trip combines physical theater with theater magic to create a hilarious journey for hoagies.

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Jeffrey Sweet in his one-man show, YOU ONLY SHOOT THE ONES YOU LOVE. Photo by Dixie Sheridan.

YOU ONLY SHOOT THE ONES YOU LOVE (Jeffrey Sweet): 2019 Fringe review

Jeffrey Sweet literally wrote the book on Chicago’s hugely influential Second City comedy troupe

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Fringe in Sketch: ÚUMBAL (Mariana Arteaga)

Aaron Krolikowski sketches a nomadic dance experience