Cincinnati Fringe: Community, Camaraderie and Passion

· May 27, 2015 10:20 am

The 13th annual Cincinnati Fringe is under way. Shows start Wednesday and continue through June 6. CityBeat writers will attend the opening performance of every production and provide next-day reviews ...

METH: a love story (Critic's Pick)

· May 28, 2015 10:25 am

METH: a love story is funny, dark and surprising. I think it’s a must-see. ...

Edgar Allan (Critic's Pick)

· May 29, 2015 08:58 am

One of the pleasures of a Fringe Festival is being able to see interesting and original theatre that is so non-commercial that it otherwise might never see the light of day. ...

Prefer Not To Say (Critic's Pick)

· May 29, 2015 09:41 am

The performers of Thought Plane Theatre are returning participants after winning the Cincy Fringe Founder’s Pick in 2013. ...

Mouthy Bitch (Critic's Pick)

· May 30, 2015 01:07 pm

While I enjoyed the play’s humor, it was the tragic moments — each of which was startling — that gave the play its depth and made me think about it well after leaving the theater. ...

Kiss Around Pass Around (Critic's Pick)

· May 29, 2015 09:30 am

Are you human? Are you kind? Are you smart? These are the kinds of questions you will need to consider when you take in the utterly delightful Kiss Around Pass Around. ...

The Famous Haydell Sisters Comeback Tour (Critic's Pick)

· May 30, 2015 01:00 pm

The “famous” Haydell Sisters have brought their long-awaited 20-year reunion tour from Portland, Oregon, to Cincinnati.  ...

Too Tall for Trailers (Critic's Pick)

· May 31, 2015 11:41 am

The troubadour of quirky America, Paul Strickland, has returned to the Cincinnati Fringe, and this year the show he has written is a little different. ...

We Gotta Cheer Up Gary (Critic's Pick)

· May 31, 2015 11:45 am

Do you have a friend you think is hilarious and literally anything they do makes you laugh? These are the best people to be around. Every silence, every gesture, every word is preloaded with funny.


2015 Cincinnati Fringe: Shouts from the Vanguard of American Theater

Events kick off Tuesday and the weirdness continues through June 6

· May 20, 2015 09:19 am

As the Cincinnati Fringe Festival comes upon its 13th year — starting May 26 and running through June 6 — we thought it would be informative to hear from seven people who work behind the scenes to produce this annual two weeks of theater, creativity and fun. ...