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HELLO BLACKOUT! (New Paradise Laboratories): 2017 Fringe review

How can a radically plotless work communicate a complex and controversial theory?

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Fringe in Sketch: LIFE LINES (Tangle Movement Arts)

The aerial performers in Tangle Movements Arts are moving in many different ways to push the envelope.

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PERICLES (Die Cast): 2017 Fringe review

Jacobean literature and Shakespearean drama are at their best when they’re steeped in the depraved, vengeful affairs of nobility, and rooted in mythos. The complex, meandering tale of PERICLES depicts…

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HOPE STREET (Christine Rich): 2017 Fringe Review

Bravo, Christine Rich, your grandfather Jimmy’s Irish eyes surely are smiling down on you.

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DON’T BE CRUEL TO YOUR PUPPY…LEMME GIVE YOU A TWISTED TALE (Clayton Storyteller): 2017 Fringe Review

Listening to solo performer Clayton Storyteller spin cleverly wrought yarns in his vivid verse is an engaging treat.

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I’M OK, ARE YOU OK? (PHIT Comedy): 2017 Fringe review

For Molly Scullion, the only way out is through comedy.

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Eugene Ionesco’s THE BALD SOPRANO (IRC): 2017 Fringe Review

Tina Brock and company make Ionesco’s absurd SOPRANO sing.

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Dance in Sketch: i.d. by Movemakers Philly

I joined Vince Johnson’s House dance class last week at the recommendation of Lily Kind

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WHICH REMINDS ME (Act II): 60-second review

Tony Braithwaite did it again with another original show

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I Just Wanted To Be Happy: SUICIDE STORIES, a Fringe preview

How would you feel if your entire life was summed up by a single number? A suicide statistic.

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What Is Hardcore Fringer Brett Mapp Seeing This Year

Brett Mapp is seeing 35 Fringe shows in 20 days. His itinerary makes a good starting point for considering your own schedule.

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Fringe in Sketch: Previewing MUJERES by Gavino + Carbonell

On August 26, I attended the IN THE HOUSE Performance Art Party for 2017 Fringe show MUJERES.

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Philadelphia Theater Calendar September 2017

What’s onstage this month?

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Fringe in Sketch: Previewing STORM by Asya Zlatina and Dancers

Phindie can vouch for Asya Zlatina’s STORM because we were lucky enough to sit in on a rehearsal for the emotion-capturing piece.

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In Judgment of Wrongs: A biting premiere on American injustice launches Kash Goins’s residency at the Arden

In 2016, Philly playwright Kash Goins took a look at the human costs of mass incarceration in his nuanced, intimate original drama V to X (five to ten). For ten…

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Even Talking about Suicide Is Difficult: Nine playwrights on collaborative playwriting with Elephant Room Productions

The subject of suicide is so taboo that few playwrights tackle the topic, and even fewer theater companies present a whole evening of plays about suicide.

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THE OXFORD IMPS (Improvisers from Oxford): Edinburgh Fringe 2017

What Fringe Festival? The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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EDISON (Static Assembly): Edinburgh Fringe 2017

What Fringe Festival? The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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FREE FRINGE: A round up of stand up at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe

What Fringe Festival? The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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BLACKCATFISHMUSKETEER (Malaprop Theatre, Dublin): Edinburgh Fringe 2017

What Fringe Festival? The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.