Miranda rates this: This is what the Fringe should be about: emerging writers, fearless performers, and bold new work. (Not to mention a low-budget concept and a benevolent run-time.)
Miranda rates it: You might think a tale about forbidden love and bioethics would be a shoe-in for a good story, especially if you sprinkle in some gender role reversals and five masterful movers.
The rent is late. No one’s got a job. No one can afford health insurance, and someone has contracted HIV/AIDS. The circumstances faced by the friends in Rent were as urgent in 1996 as they are now.