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0 Comments · Saturday, May 30, 2015
If you can overcome the dissonance of a grown man struggling with a plastic bag and adjust your eyes to the strobe effect, you’re in for a treat.  

Pangea (FringeNext)

0 Comments · Saturday, May 30, 2015
The young performers of Third Eye Warriors are here to make art, and Pangea is their canvas.   

Prefer Not To Say (Critic's Pick)

0 Comments · Friday, May 29, 2015
The performers of Thought Plane Theatre are returning participants after winning the Cincy Fringe Founder’s Pick in 2013.  

Radio Gomorrah LIVE!

0 Comments · Thursday, May 28, 2015
The future is on our minds a lot these days. The way fiction anticipates is really about today, and by default usually falls into the science fiction genre.  

[Frankenstein] (Critic's Pick)

Alex Talks and Harper Lee (Cincinnati)

0 Comments · Friday, May 30, 2014
The legacy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein reverberates 200 years after its publication. The prescient tale of a scientist playing god has been reimaged to the point of saturation, but somehow [Frankenstein] by Alex Talks and Harper Lee manages to make it fresh.   

The King & I: a Hunk of Burnin’ Love (Critic's Pick)

Schedule C Productions (Anderson, Ind.)

0 Comments · Friday, May 30, 2014
Celebrity worship can sometimes become exactly that. That’s never been more true than with Elvis Presley. Almost 40 years after his death he’s still celebrated as a pillar of music and more. Kevin Holladay’s show explores the King of Rock & Roll’s sway on his people and the allure of groupthink on the masses.

BOOTY! A Revolutionary Pirate Tale

By Tangled Leaves Theatre Collective (Cincinnati)

0 Comments · Thursday, May 29, 2014
 This show is almost impossible to quantify. The fourth collaborative Cincy Fringe effort of Tangled Leaves Theatre Collective, the play is co-written and directed by Robin O’Neal Kissel with all music composed and performed by co-writer Serenity Fisher and her band, The Cardboard Hearts.  

Night Walkers

Homegrown Theater (Cincinnati)

0 Comments · Thursday, May 29, 2014
Theater is a medium that allows metaphor to really breathe, and Elizabeth Harris’ play does just that. The well-established Cincinnati playwright’s collaboration with Homegrown Theater proves to be a provocative, cerebral and often painful experience.   

Choose Your Own Adventure (Review)

0 Comments · Saturday, June 1, 2013
Although this production has a definite DIY feel, there’s a sense of whimsy and spontaneity that’s earnest and yet effortless for the dancers and, especially, narrator Miranda McGee.  

Ain’t True and Uncle False (Review)

0 Comments · Saturday, June 1, 2013
Comedian, storyteller and musician Paul Strickland from Indianapolis does something clever with this one-man show: He applies the tropes and archetypes of the ancient oral storyteller to mythologize trailer parks.