Philadelphia Fringe Festival

20 Picks for the 2019 Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Hey, what shows should I see this Fringe?

Philadelphia Theater through the eyes of J. Cooper Robb, Part 1: 2002–2003

Remembering Philadelphia theater history through the eyes of a venerable theater reviewer.

Theater of the Extreme: Amanda Schoonover looks back on PHAEDRA’S LOVE

Henrik Eger talks to actor Amanda Schoonover about Sarah Kane and her career.

“Nobody’s trash opinion is worth being late to brunch over”: Interview with Brandon Monokian

Brandon Monokian of Love Drunk Life talks about his 2018 Fringe experience

Berlin to Broadway, a Musical Voyage with Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill: Cast interview

This Fringe, the Department of Theatre and Dance at West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU) presented Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill, a Musical Voyage,with a cast from the Theater and Drama Department.

VILLAIN (Jon & Marissa Edelman/PHIT): 2018 Fringe review

A telling tale of what it means to be an immigrant in the U.S. today

Phindie’s Picks for the 2018 Fringe Festival in Philadelphia

Over 25 suggestions for 2018 Philly Fringe shows to help you plan your Festival experience.

Fringe in Sketch: THE FREN BANKLIN EXPERIENCE

Fren Banklin comes to the sketchbook reporter’s dining room.

LABOR OF LOVE (The Waitstaff): 2017 Fringe review

Sketch comedy group The Waitstaff is the longest continuously producing company in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. They must be doing something right.

Fringe in Sketch: MARX IN SOHO (Iron Age)

MARX IN SOLO by Howard Zinn is directed by John Doyle for Iron Age Theatre.

LEAPS OF FAITH AND OTHER MISTAKES (Almanac): 2017 Fringe review

A beautiful spectacle, full of humor, sadness, joy and handstands

LEAPS OF FAITH AND OTHER MISTAKES (Almanac Dance Circus Theatre): 2017 Fringe review

Four seafarers embark on a voyage of escapism and mutual self-discovery, expressed through breathtakingly impressive acrobatics

STRANGE TENANTS (Sam Tower + Ensemble): 2017 Fringe review

STRANGE TENANTS is a genre-busting production couched in a classic setting.

FISHTOWN: A Hipster Noir (Tribe of Fools): 2017 Fringe review

This is what you’re looking for. This is Fringe. Tribe of Fools delivers the goods… again.

EUGÈNE IONESCO’S THE BALD SOPRANO (Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium): 2017 Fringe review

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 most…

Fringe in Sketch: LIFE LINES (Tangle Movement Arts)

The aerial performers in Tangle Movements Arts are moving in many different ways to push the envelope.

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Eugene Ionesco’s THE BALD SOPRANO (IRC): 2017 Fringe Review

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.