Toby Zinman gives bullet reviews of nine Shakespeare-ish shows in this year’s Fringe.
Ombelico Mask Ensemble
It’s “like Hamlet”, with all the key plot points, “only scrambled” in a light-hearted Commedia dell’arte of masks, jokes, music, and puppets.
The International Philly Fringe: A welcome to 28 countries
Can’t decide what to see in the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival? Check out Deb Miller’s recommendations in her annual top picks preview.
Ombelico Mask Ensemble delights with its updated bi-lingual version of Euripides’ Alcestis, performed outdoors in a rollicking Commedia dell’Arte style.
Top Philly theater writer Deb Miller previews the best of the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
Ombelico’s latest al fresco offering, FLIM FLAM PHANTOM SHAM, is a delightful synthesis of traditional Commedia dell’Arte with current Philadelphia references, delivered in Italian and English—or Philly’s local version thereof!—which kept me in stitches throughout the entire all-ages show.
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.