SANS EVERYTHING (FringeArts): Artificial Intelligence with Lightning Rod Special + Strange Attractor
Humanity creates its own godhead – AI – that longs to experience its creators through Shakespeare
The most talked-about play from the 2015 Fringe is revived in an equally stellar production at FringeArts.
In Africa as elsewhere, for queers as for everyone, life plays out messily in small tragedies and little loves.
The man behind the 2013 Fringe Festival hit AJAX, The Madness directs his version of ANTIGONE for the Wilma Theater.
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GAME (Jennifer Kidwell & Scott Sheppard / Lightning Rod Special): 2015 Fringe review 21
ennifer Kidwell and Scott’s Sheppard’s skillfully devised work slowly bends and breaks the separation between historical Americana and contemporary experience.
This is a play that is constantly surprising, entrancing, and always a step ahead of expectations.
A post-modern fusion of Pop art with opera, ANDY: A POPERA, a work-in-progress by the Bearded Ladies Cabaret, explores the enormous fame and legacy of Andy Warhol, with elements of both tragic opera and opera buffa. The synthesis reflects in part the ambiance of Warhol’s Factory in the Sixties.
For several years now, the FringeArts Scratch Night series has been an in-the-know favorite on the Philadelphia performing arts scene. Each Spring and Summer in the lead up to the Fringe Fest, the organization hosts a monthly event to showcase in the works performances by LAB fellow, Fringe favorites, and other local artists.