Reviews

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LEAPS OF FAITH AND OTHER MISTAKES (Almanac): 2017 Fringe review

A beautiful spectacle, full of humor, sadness, joy and handstands

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THE PASSION OF KELLYANNE (LiveFeedNYC): 2017 Fringe review

How did Kellyanne Conway go from Hammonton, New Jersey blueberry-packing champ to the first woman to manage a successful U.S. presidential Campaign?

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TOWN (Jolie Darrow & Jack O’Keeffe/PHIT Comedy): 2017 Fringe review

TOWN feels like a writer’s first draft. Ultimately, nothing seems to be at stake.

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STORM (Asya Zlatina and Dancers): 2017 Fringe review

Asya Zlatina’s new work STORM is sophisticated and well-done.

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DEATH IS A CABARET OL’ CHUM (REV Theatre Company): 2017 Fringe review

Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren’t lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well live .—”Resumé” by Dorothy Parker…

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SEVENTY IV SECONDS … TO JUDGMENT (GoKash OnStage): In judgment of our wrongs

How could so many juries acquit so many killers of unarmed African Americans.

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SUICIDE STORIES (Elephant Room Productions): 2017 Fringe review

A surprising reminder of how good it is just to be alive.

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(MISS) JULIE (Svada Theatre Collective): 2017 Fringe review

In (MISS) JULIE, Svada Theatre Collective gives the naturalistic classic a much-needed reinterpretation.

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TILDA SWINTON ADOPT ME PLEASE (The Greenfield Collective): 2017 Fringe review

A mythical world of secret rituals: special handshakes, dream sharing, playacting the stories of their ancient namesakes

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LEAPS OF FAITH AND OTHER MISTAKES (Almanac Dance Circus Theatre): 2017 Fringe review

Four seafarers embark on a voyage of escapism and mutual self-discovery, expressed through breathtakingly impressive acrobatics

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INTERIOR (Leah Stein Dance Company): 2017 Fringe review

Every aspect, element, sound, and movement feels meaningful and intentional

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STRANGE TENANTS (Sam Tower + Ensemble): 2017 Fringe review

STRANGE TENANTS is a genre-busting production couched in a classic setting.

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IPHIGENIA AT AULIS (PAC): 2017 Fringe review

If there’s an ideal company to introduce works of classical theater, it’s the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective

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Fringe in Sketch: ROLL PLAY: An Improvised Adventure

ROLL PLAY is an improvised fantasy epic, combining the excitement of role-playing games with the spontaneity of live improv comedy.

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FISHTOWN: A Hipster Noir (Tribe of Fools): 2017 Fringe review

This is what you’re looking for. This is Fringe. Tribe of Fools delivers the goods… again.

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I HAVE THIS MANY *** (Mariana Catalina // Andy Sowers): 2017 Fringe review

A dramatization of the Freudian tripartite adapted to contemporary ideals, where a placid, self-realizing id advocates for complete acceptance of the self and indulgence in sexual urges

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Fringe in Sketch: IPHEGENIA AT AULIS (PAC)

Hurricane Harvey battered the coasts of Texas and Louisiana. Hurricane Irma was destroying entire islands in the Caribbean, and moving towards Florida. So even before stepping aboard the USS Olympia, the oldest…

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APPROACHING HAPPINESS (Krish Mohan): 2017 Fringe review

APPROACHING HAPPINESS WITH KRISH MOHAN is preaching to the choir