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.

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

Stephanie Blythe as Blythely Oratonio performing at LATE NIGHT SNACKS

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

A brilliant production by Half Straddle based on an FBI transcription

Fringe in Sketch: ROLL PLAY: An Improvised Adventure

The Sketch Book Reporter takes an improvised adventure.

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.

THERE (Wilma): 2019 Fringe review

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

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

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

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.

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

Fringe in Sketch: ÚUMBAL (Mariana Arteaga)

Aaron Krolikowski sketches a nomadic dance experience

THE B-SIDE (The Wooster Group): 2019 Fringe review

Toby Zinman reviews THE B-SIDE: “Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons,” A Record Album Interpretation from The Wooster Group

Fringe in Sketch: THE SEA VOYAGE (PAC)

Aaron Krolikowski returns with his signature blue Fringe sketches

GAY MIS (Eric Jaffe): 2019 Fringe review

Drag queens, musical parodies, and fart jokes—a parody of Les Mis.

SNEAKERS (Nichole Canuso Dance): 2019 Fringe review

Nichole Canuso imparts a different way of looking at loss, living, and love.

THE SEA VOYAGE (PAC): 2019 Fringe review

Adventure, reunion, and love intertwine to create a scrappy maritime tale of marauding and romance.

Fringe is Here. Fringe is Queer.

Fringe if you’re glad to be gay, Fringe if you’re happy that way.