Act Like a GRRRL isn’t quite like anything else you’ll see at the Capital Fringe festival. Its creators and performers are four girls between the ages of 12 and 16, who had two weeks to write about their lives and put together a show featuring autobiographical stories, dances, and songs.
Play Cupid is one of the rare Fringe shows that I’m seriously tempted to go see again, which is saying something for a festival this tightly scheduled. I probably won’t get the chance, but I’ll definitely grill my friends who went to see it on other nights about how their show went. That’s because Play […]
Burlesque Classique’s A Midsummer’s Burlesque Dream promises “a sexy, silly romp through the woods with fairies,” and it delivers on that — especially the “silly.”
Pinky Swear Productions’ quirky cabarets are perennial Capital Fringe favorites, and rightly so. They reliably deliver engaging productions with strong ensemble performances, intriguing themes, and narrative elements of the whimsical and the bizarre.
Look: you shouldn’t need me to tell you to run, not walk, to see Meshaun Labrone’s phenomenal one-man show, “POWER!” Stokely Carmichael. It won the special director’s award and played to sold-out houses at last year’s Capital Fringe Festival, and I was thrilled to see it come back this year since I missed it before. […]
The blurb for Lil Women in this year’s festival guide promises that the show will “Combine the classic Little Women with rap music.” And, well, it does that — but not much more than that. And it leaves you wondering why it did that in the first place.