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AIRPORT OPENED (Brian Shapiro): 2018 Fringe review

AIRPORT OPENED takes you on an enjoyably elucidating human journey well worth experiencing!

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ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium): 2018 Fringe review

ECCENTRICITIES is lush, loquacious and very typical Tennessee Williams: lonely, sex-starved women, men struggling against overbearing mothers, desperation everywhere.

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FIGMAGO (Meg Sagilman Studio): 2018 Fringe review

  FIGMAGO is an escape off of the beaten path, an imaginative walking tour that begins to reveal unknown peculiarities about six muses that inspire muralist Meg Sagilman. Each room correlates with…

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E-A-G-L-E-S: Tribe of Fools Offers a Philly Special This Fringe

Philadelphia theater company Tribe of Fools is also putting on the pads and dusting off their playbook preparing for their 2018 Fringe Festival offering

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Phindie’s Picks for the 2018 Fringe Festival in Philadelphia

Over 25 suggestions for 2018 Philly Fringe shows to help you plan your Festival experience.

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Theater in Sketch: TWELFTH NIGHT (Shakespeare in Clark Park)

Chuck Shultz sketches the al fresco production of TWELFTH NIGHT.

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar August 2018

What’s onstage in August 2018

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Mechanical Theater): Spiriting Shakespeare at Laurel Hill

Double dealing, doubling of characters, double entendre and double dating, of a sort, are doubly fun to watch.

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Does It All Add Up? Trey Lyford takes account of his upcoming Fringe show

The Accountant fuses physical theater, humor, and illusion to create a “dreamscape of memory and loss.”

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar July 2018

What’s onstage in Philadelphia this July?

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SoLow Fest in Sketch: LITTLE THINGS, FRANCESCA, DUMMY

The SoLow Fest performances of different mediums and art forms on June 23rd showed dance, theater, and comedy.

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Theater in Sketch: DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER (Lantern)

Lantern Theater presented Don’t Dress For Dinner to close the 2017-18 season.

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Theater in Sketch: MARIA MARTEN, or The Murder in the Red Barn (PAC)

Maria Marten or The Murder in the Red Barn by the Philadelphia Artist Collective found the silly in the serious

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SoLow in Sketch: PEOPLE ARE STRANGE AND OTHER REVELATIONS (Automatic Arts)

Automatic Arts put together an art show with real action as part of SoLow Fest.

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PIFA 2018 in Sketch: DOGGIE HAMLET

Doggie Hamlet brought out friends, children, and couples to sit around on some hay stacks as sheep and four performers entered the penned in area.

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Dance in Sketch: STRANGE DREAMS (Anne-Marie Mulgrew & Dancers Co)

STRANGE DREAMS celebrates the spirit of love, war, and death and desensitizes the rest to just stuff in the world.

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“When I step on the stage as Marx, I directly challenge the system”: Interview with Bob Weick, Part 1

Bob Weick has taken Howard Zinn’s MARX IN SOLO all over the U.S. He’s now taking it to England