Fringe Festival

CAT-A-STROPHE (Fail Better): 2016 Fringe review 1

Fallacies and facts concerning male-female relations are explored within a farcical framework.

Dance and the Internment Camp: Brendan Tetsuo on the long WALK TO TOPAZ this Fringe

During WWII Brendan Tetsuo’s grandparents were interned in a camp in Topaz, Utah, a family legacy which led him to create his Fringe show WALK TO TOPAZ,

The Long Tides of Time: Nicole Quenelle on her 2016 Fringe show

THE LONG TIDES weaves clown, movement, audience participation and narrative in a poignant audit of how we spend our minutes.

How to Win at Fringe: Seeing 35 shows with Brett Mapp

Brett Mapp knows his Fringe. His itinerary would be a good starting point for anyone considering what to see.

A Fringe Staple Gets Personal: Talking JUNK with Brian Sanders

Some companies and performers are such staples of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival that it’s hard to imagine a fest without them. That’s surely the case with Brian Sanders’ JUNK

Womanhood, Sexuality, Longing: Irina Varina on her Fringe show SPECULUM DIARIES

Irina Varina combines dances, theater, performance art, and compelling personal-fictitious narratives of womanhood, sexuality, and longing.

Foreign Affair: Annielille Gavino-Kollman talks diversity and dance ahead of Fringe show FORE-IGN FORE-OUT

Annielille Gavino-Kollman’s piece focuses on the immigrant experience and includes a cast drawn from diverse cultural backgrounds, all of which influence the music and movement of the work.

The Ultimate Guide to Dance at the 2016 Fringe Festival

Dance takes center stage this year at the 20th Fringe Festival with 6 curated performances and over 27 Independent Fringe Fringe shows.

The Lonely Heart of Darkness: Chris Davis on his ONE-MAN APOCALYPSE NOW

Chris compares the Edinburgh and Philly Fringe festivals and shares his thoughts on waking up to the scent of Napalm.

Sex Public and Private: Artist lovers bring STORY OF MY EYE to the Fringe

This 60-minute spectacle of trangressive theater sounds like a seriously good Fringe time. Zach Trebino and Jenni Messner tell more.

Summer Tailgating: A guide to upcoming new work for theater lovers, likers, and makers

A list of summer pre-season new work tailgating essentials to get us pumped for the 2016/16 theater season.

Lantern to Honor Mary Martello and Richard Vague at its RITE OF SPRING Benefit

Award-winning actress Mary Martello and philanthropic businessman Richard Vague are the Luminary Award honorees at Lantern Theater Company’s 2016 spring fundraising gala.

SECOND SKULL (Sothis Music-Theater Ensemble): 2015 Fringe review 69

Sothis devises experimental theater to call attention to collective and conscious freedom.

WALLS (Darcy Lyons): 2015 Fringe review 67

Covering everything from a cell wall to the Great Wall of China, WALLS explores of how walls—and the acts which build and destroy them—shape lives

IN TRANSIT: DANCE|MUSIC|THEATER (FringeArts / PMA): 2015 Fringe review 58

Staged in the American Art Galleries in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this interactive pop-up work of art, gives a new insight into how to “experience” the visual arts. Audience members are…

UNARMED (Arielle Pina): 2015 Fringe review 49

By looking into the cultural divides between white and black Americans, UNARMED confronts a culture which teaches us to kill.

Queer Fringe Party! A celebration and peek at the LGBT offerings in this year’s festival

A celebration of Queer Fringe Monday night at 7pm at TABU Bar & Lounge, featuring innovative queer artists, drinks, karaoke, and a whole lot of friendly faces.

Under Her Skin fringe review Jeanine McCain

UNDER HER SKIN (Jeanine McCain): 2015 Fringe review 16

Experience a story of an independent and strong woman’s life through pieces of memories and expressive movement.

Fishtown Fringe Preview #4: A COCOON OF YOUR OWN MAKING

The latest in a series of previews of shows in the Fishtown Fringe segment of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.