Damn! The creators of Don't Cross the
Streams: The Cease and Desist Musical, the hilarious hit from the 2012 Cincy
Fringe, are back with another entry. And the great news is that this show is
mission of Unity Productions is to make a positive change through the arts,
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Behind Bars fulfills that mission. It’s the story of Whitney Smith, a local
kid who found himself imprisoned in maximum security, where he eventually took
his own life.
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.
no secret that in our culture thinness is a social and cultural ideal and that
adolescents are particularly vulnerable to negative feelings regarding their
inability to meet unrealistic physical standards.
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.
Cut to 1969, the Summer of Love and Woodstock.
Well, almost. This Philadelphia dance company offers a modern homage to
Woodstock or — according to the program notes — what the people listening to
the concert might have been doing in the fields during those three days that
defined an era.
Arienette, central character in the
interest-compelling production Names, is a young girl beset by demons, not
unlike a character in an old-fashioned story. But because this is not an old-fashioned
story, her demons are figments of schizophrenia — every bit as hard to handle
as the demons of old.
“This is a drink-along show,”
it said on the video monitor in Know Theatre’s Underground Bar prior to this
show by Wish Experience from the U.K. It continues, “You may wish to have more
than one drink at the ready. You have been warned.”