“Your little ducks,” Leah says, as we look over our shoulders at the line of weaving their way south on 21st, “they’re all in a row.”View More Fringe Bike Tour Was Awesome: Three shows, twelve bikes, dinner, and some rides
Anyone who says that Philadelphia is provincial hasn’t attended the annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Here’s the latest sampling of shows, performances, playwrights, and artists from…View More The International Philly Fringe: A welcome to far-flung artists
Director Tina Brock brings spot-on casting, lightning-quick pacing, and non-stop hysteria (of both the panicked and hilarious varieties) to Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium’s FringeArts production of Eugène Ionesco’s RHINOCEROS. The devastating consequences of mindless conformity, social apathy, and turning a blind eye to a growing threat are the important themes of the darkly comic Theater of the Absurd masterpiece.View More RHINOCEROS (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium): 2014 Fringe Review 5
Theater writer Jessica Foley is seeing 20 Fringe plays in 20 days. Why is she starting with Ionesco’s Rhinoceros?View More Foley’s Fringe Binge 2014: 20 Shows in 20 days. Who’s On First?
Wanna experience the best of Fringe, but don’t know how? Overwhelmed by the offerings of the Guide? Fearful to take your first taste of Philly’s oldest and largest performance festival and somehow get it wrong? Or else just don’t want to do it alone?
Join Phindie for a one-day Fringe immersion, led by Julius Ferraro—Phindie.com theater editor, journalist, playwright, performer, and veteran fringehopper.View More PHINDIE’S OFFICIAL FRINGE BIKE TOUR: Experience Fringe in a way never before possible
Phindie will provide more Philly Fringe Festival coverage than any publication in the world! Coverage begins with 15 picks from star Phindie writer Deb Miller.View More Deb Miller’s 15 Top Picks for the 2014 Philadelphia Fringe Festival
The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium gives local audiences the chance to see Christopher Durang at his comic best in a series of seldom-performed shorts, THE DURANG SHABANG! in two performances (6pm and 8pm) at L’Etage Cabaret, on Sunday, May 18, 2014.View More THE DURANG SHABANG! IRC stages night of seldom-seen Durang shorts
Talented and celebrated director Aaron Cromie teams up with the idiosyncratic Idopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium to tackle French impressionist Jean Giraudoux at the Walnut Street Theatre…View More ONDINE (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium): At sea with emotional hyperbole
When Hans, a handsome but not-so-smart knight-errant of Wittenstein, meets the unbridled naiad Ondine at a fisherman’s cottage in the woods, they fall recklessly in…View More ONDINE (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium): Nature versus Human Nature
Though Franz Kafka’s work is not categorized as theater of the absurd per se, his writings have been cited as important predecessors of the genre.…View More  THE CASTLE (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium): Fringe review
As its mission, Phindie provides independent coverage of Philadelphia theater and arts, with a focus on independent theater. So the Philly Fringe Festival* is a…View More 2013 Philly Fringe Festival :: the MOST coverage and Six Picks for the Festival
There’s still a cachet and a natural audience draw when a work is staged in the center of town, and that’s still where most of…View More Fringe Preview 9: Center City Fringe
August is not the best of theater months. For most theaters, mainstream and small, the season is still a September or October to May session.…View More Don’t Worry Philly, There Will Be Theater in August
HUSH NOW SWEET HIGH HEELS AND OAK by Brian Sanders’ JUNK (Photo credit: Steve Belkowitz) This year’s FringeArts Festival has a new name, but the…View More Deb Miller’s Top Picks for FringeArts 2013
If your favorite part of Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was the creepy boat ride or if you even remember that scene with a tingle of…View More Paradise Park (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy): Men in Dresses