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Down Among the Vultures

0 Comments · Sunday, May 31, 2015
Down Among the Vultures opens with a 10-minute monologue delivered by Waylon Simms (Andrew Hamling), a lowlife who supposedly owns a multi-million dollar cat litter company.   

Dog Show

0 Comments · Saturday, May 30, 2015
Dog Show is, in essence, the theatrical equivalent of a puppy: It runs around a lot, plays cute and begs eagerly to be loved.  

Occupational Pleasures

0 Comments · Saturday, May 30, 2015
There’s a lot of talent onstage, I just wish they had found something really worth committing to.  

The Hunger Artist

0 Comments · Friday, May 29, 2015
The Glorious Bomb Squad (Chicago) has dropped a slow detonating revision of Franz Kafka’s short story, The Hunger Artist, on this year’s Cincinnati Fringe.  


0 Comments · Thursday, May 28, 2015
Fairytales and myths aren’t really the default mode of storytelling for us moderns. That’s unfortunate, since they continue to carry a mystical dynamic that resonates regardless of age or era.  

Around Dark Matter

Mica Dvir (Tel-Aviv, Israel)

0 Comments · Monday, June 2, 2014
Few topics are heavier or demand as much delicacy as the Holocaust, an event so fraught with grief and evil that it can be difficult to tell whether individuals and organizations centering their work here seek to mourn the past or capitalize on the tragedy to further current agendas.   

Fotis Canyon (Critic's Pick)

Mike Fotis

0 Comments · Sunday, June 1, 2014
Let’s get right to the point: Fotis Canyon is hilarious.


Performance Gallery (Cincinnati)

0 Comments · Friday, May 30, 2014
Here’s what you get with Heist, this year’s Fringe production from Performance Gallery (the only group to be represented in each of the 11 Cincinnati Fringe Festivals): Three odd thugs have taken refuge in a closed basement space. With them are two bags of loot and two hostages.   


Patchwork (Jonesboro, Tenn.)

0 Comments · Thursday, May 29, 2014
Tolstoy’s famous opening line to Anna Karenina proposes that all happy families are alike, while each unhappy family is miserable in its own way. Patchwork’s entry for the 2014 Fringe, Bebe, proves the opposite can also be true.  

On Her Pillow: Too True Tales of Black Little White Girl

0 Comments · Saturday, June 2, 2012
Honour Pillow probably already knows that she’s going to have a tough time making you feel sorry for her when she takes the stage for her solo show at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Having spent the early part of her career as a runway model in New York, she bears a fine resemblance to Julia Roberts with Halle Berry’s complexion, and it’s that issue of racial identity that fuels the better part of this personal history and emotional travelogue.