A beautiful spectacle, full of humor, sadness, joy and handstands
Philadelphia Fringe Festival
THE GROOM’S A FAG; THE BRIDE’S A CUNT; THE BEST MAN’S A WHORE; AND THE MAIDEN OF HONOR (JUST) HUNG HERSELF IN THE CLOSET (On the Rocks): 2017 Fringe review
On the Rocks proves you can dismantle the master’s house with his tools.
Four seafarers embark on a voyage of escapism and mutual self-discovery, expressed through breathtakingly impressive acrobatics
STRANGE TENANTS is a genre-busting production couched in a classic setting.
This is what you’re looking for. This is Fringe. Tribe of Fools delivers the goods… again.
The Bald Soprano always wears her hair in the same style. And The Bald Soprano, written in 1950 by Eugene Ionesco as a “tragedy of language,” is probably the…
The aerial performers in Tangle Movements Arts are moving in many different ways to push the envelope.
Tina Brock and company make Ionesco’s absurd SOPRANO sing.
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.
What to see at the 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival
Former PlayPenn interns come into their own as theater professionals.
Waking up Trump and all sexual molesters through THE CONSEQUENCE OF LOCKER ROOM TALK. An interview with playwright-director Shelli Pentimall Bookler.
Shelli Pentimall Bookler grabs the … political moment with a script-in-hand production.
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.
A Little Bird Who Fucks Everything Up: Interview with Haygen Brice Walker, the new enfant terrible of Philadelphia
Henrik Eger talks to Fringe playwright Haygen Brice Walker of BIRDIE’S PIT STOP (AND THE TRIBE OF QUEERS WHO FUCKED EVERYTHING UP).
Can’t decide what to see in the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival? Check out Deb Miller’s recommendations in her annual top picks preview.
A series of stand-up monologues culled from the satirical articles of The Onion delivered riotous socio-political commentary in a fast-paced 75 minutes.
Multi-talented theater artists Aaron Cromie and Emily Schuman formed Chickabiddy in 2015.
A funny, touching, and uplifting 70-minute solo show considers the vital importance of books, libraries, and a supportive community on human happiness and development.
Interviews with fifteen of Philadelphia’s noted contemporary playwrights give insights into the city’s flourishing theater community.
Here’s the latest sampling of Fringe shows, performances, playwrights, and artists from around the world, now grown to 18 countries.