CityBeat - Fringe http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-196-1-fringe.html <![CDATA[Tammy Faye's Final Audition (Critic's Pick) - ]]> <![CDATA[Love and Information (Critic's Pick) - ]]> Love and Information is unusual for a Fringe Festival, a work by major British playwright Caryl Churchill (Cloud Nine; Top Girls) that’s been produced by theaters in London and New York since 2011. ]]> <![CDATA[Zombie-Logue (Critic's Pick) - ]]> Most people probably walk into Zombie-Logue expecting something different than what Hugo Theatrical West actually presents: a show about a zombie kvetching about zombie life? That sounds funny.]]> <![CDATA[Down Among the Vultures - ]]>

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. 

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<![CDATA[Too Tall for Trailers (Critic's Pick) - ]]>

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.

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<![CDATA[We Gotta Cheer Up Gary (Critic's Pick) - ]]>

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.


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<![CDATA[You Seem Pretty Great - ]]>

Mike Fotis, a monologist from Minneapolis, puts on a show that’s about as minimal as it can be.

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<![CDATA[Dog Show - ]]>

Dog Show is, in essence, the theatrical equivalent of a puppy: It runs around a lot, plays cute and begs eagerly to be loved.

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<![CDATA[dungeon - ]]>

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.

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<![CDATA[The Famous Haydell Sisters Comeback Tour (Critic's Pick) - ]]>

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

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<![CDATA[Hunting Monsters (FringeNext) - ]]>

A very sizable crowd saw this FringeNext production, a play about domestic war in America and how it affects the morality of a typical cross-section of citizens. 

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<![CDATA[Hunting Monsters (Cappies Review) - ]]>

Set in the near future, the play centers on a bloody conflict between “patriots” who hold conservative political ideals and “rebels” who hold liberal ideologies that hinge upon an expanded welfare system. 

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<![CDATA[Mouthy Bitch (Critic's Pick) - ]]>

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.

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<![CDATA[Occupational Pleasures - ]]>

There’s a lot of talent onstage, I just wish they had found something really worth committing to.

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<![CDATA[Pangea (FringeNext) - ]]>

The young performers of Third Eye Warriors are here to make art, and Pangea is their canvas. 

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<![CDATA[Squares - ]]>

The most unusual fringe venue for this year’s festival belongs to Squares, the latest entry from dog & pony dc from Washington, D.C. 

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<![CDATA[Succession - ]]>

Succession, a mesmerizing solo dance work representing a life-cycle journey, is Valerie Green’s first appearance at the Cincinnati Fringe. Pay attention: She’s a welcome addition.

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<![CDATA[Prefer Not To Say (Critic's Pick) - ]]> The performers of Thought Plane Theatre are returning participants after winning the Cincy Fringe Founder’s Pick in 2013.]]> <![CDATA[The Hunger Artist - ]]> 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.]]> <![CDATA[Cody Clark: A Different Way of Thinking - ]]> Dan Aykroyd, actress Daryl Hannah and British singing sensation Susan Boyle are among the most recognizable in a list of performers who have harnessed autism spectrum disorders to serve their artistic passions. ]]>