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Sophie's Dream

Duveneck 3: June 3, 4, 6, 12 and 16

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
The power and truth of dreams leads a young woman from confusion to understanding in this multi-disciplinary new work. Playwright Serenity Fisher and director Caitlin Kane present a dreamscape of personal metaphors and iconic issues through poetry, music and storytelling.   

Soul Juice

Gabriel's Corner: June 3, 5, 8, 10 and 11

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
What would you do if you had an earth-shattering vision that prompted you to create a Christian ministry called "Soul Juice?" Josiah Pratt stands up and answers the call, creating a ministry with his wife, Ruth Gardener, to open the eyes (and hearts) of the most egregious sinner.  

The Global Lovers

Duveneck 3: June 4, 5, 9, 11 and 12

1 Comment · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
In an hour of poetry, visual imagery, song and ad slogans, poet-playwright Rhonda Pettit, director e.E. Charlton-Trujillo and a cast of 10 women explore an unlikely relationship between a teenage sex slave in Pakistan and a wealthy older woman in Kentucky.  

A Night of Well-Adjusted Ladies

Coffee Emporium: June 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Megan Venzin and Emily Althaus didn't have to dig too deep to find material to mine for their Fringe show. They simply looked to their mothers. "My mother is a bipolar alcoholic and Em's mom is a manic narcoleptic," Venzin says. "Fun, right?"  

Safety in Numbers

Gabriel's Corner: June 4, 5 and 6

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
As anyone in a big city knows, familiarity and comfort can require time and effort. Modern dance collective The Space Movement Project delved into the individual experiences of its company members (some Chicago newcomers and some natives) to find differences and common ground in their ties to the city.  

A Short Lecture of a Different Time

Media Bridges: June 4, 6, 8, 11 and 12

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Karim Muasher says there's a reason why we've never heard of the Oldverse: "You weren't there." Fair enough. And because this otherworld existed before the Big Bang, "there is no visible evidence." A member of last year's Fringe favorites Giant Bird, Muasher is flying solo this year.  

Tantric Acting at the Holiday Inn

Art Academy: June 4, 5, 7, 9 and 11

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Finite Number of Monkeys Productions presents a send-up of esoteric approaches to theater arts (and probably more) in 'Tantric Acting at the Holiday Inn,' also the fictional location for their successful 'The Success Show' in last year's Fringe.  


Duveneck 2: June 5, 8, 9, 11 and 12

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Four Humors has presented crowd-pleasing hits in two previous Cincy Fringes: 'Mortem Capiendum' in 2008 and 'April Fools' in 2009. This year they're inspired by a familiar ghost story about a scarecrow that comes to life and menaces two farmers. scarec  

Salem! The Musical

Below Zero: June 5, 6 and 8

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
New Englander Elise Dubois thought she knew everything about the Salem witch trials until research began for an all-female musical parody. The result: a tuneful, twinge-worthy attack on all things puritan.  

The Water Draft

Art Academy: June 5, 6, 8, 10 and 12

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Although filmmaker Barbara Wolf and theater director Michael Burnham have lived together for 40 years, they've never collaborated on a project until now. A man at a grocery store buying bottled water instead of groceries inspired their piece.  

Ain't That Good News

Coffee Emporium: June 6, 7, 9, 10 and 12

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Ask Abigail Bengson how best to describe her Fringe show, and she doesn't hesitate. "A rockin', sockin' husband/wife duo in their twenties traveling the world and singing about sex and soul," she says. "Blam!"  

Queer in the U.S.A.

Below Zero: June 8, 9, 11 and 12

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Imagine that you're a kid from New Jersey, 14 years old and gay. It would be unfortunately normal to suffer abuse from your peers, but how about a cruel rejection from your high school glee club?  

Money Back Guaranteed

Know Theatre: June 8, 10 and 12

3 Comments · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Burlesque meets consumerism in Houston-based Psophonia Dance Company's return to Cincy Fringe. This seductive-sounding work examines the temptations of buying and owning material goods.  


ETC: June 9, 10, 11 and 12

1 Comment · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
What is it with trust when love, lust and Rock & Roll rule? Trust, presented by the Ensemble Theatre Acting Intern Company, gives five actors strong roles as their characters prepare for a wedding, flirt on the side, play music and generally behave badly.  

The Comfort of Anger

Duveneck 3: June 10, 11 and 12

1 Comment · Wednesday, May 26, 2010
This show comes from the same company that brought 'The Gospel According to Tammy Faye' to the 2006 Cincy Fringe Festival. This time out, a Latina novelist is fighting old ghosts in dreams that