Well, the shows are over, the Fort Fringe tents have come down, and we imagine the Fringe crew is off on a well-deserved break. But not before they announced their Pick of the Fringe winners voted on by you, the audience.
By Joel Markowitz
South Asian American Dance Reviewed by Danielle Martin Tehreema Mitha Dance Company combined classic South Asian dance with contemporary concepts innovating both form and the notion of borders
Thicker than Water Reviewed by Tim Treanor A Fringe Festival invites artists to take risks, and undertake radically innovative techniques to remake storytelling anew. In Thicker than Water, writer-actor Annie Houston uses the riskiest, most radical, and oldest storytelling technique of all: honesty.
eXtreme eXchange: Gasoline Hits $10 a Gallon by Danielle Martin eXtreme eXchange’s Fringe offering Gasoline Hits $10 a Gallon took over Woolly’s mainstage yesterday in partnership with the Fringe Training Factory.
Songs of My Life/Going Against the Flow Reviewed by Miranda Hall In the green-purple darkness of the 9:30 Club, languages mingle coolly above casual pre-show music. A trim woman wearing a black dress with enviable twirl potential snakes knowingly through the crowd.
One For The Road Reviewed by Hunter Styles Aristotle insisted that a tragedy should evoke “pity and fear.” At its best, drama may stir a sense of humanity in those who bear witness. Something’s been lost, then,
[eureka] Reviewed by Joel Markowitz Patrick Bussink (last seen as Jesus in Forum’s The Last Days of Judas Iscariot) fit the battle of [eureka] and the walls came tumbling down, in only 44 minutes!
Thousands of Years – Rome Reviewed by Tim Treanor This is kind of a cute idea – first-century lovers whose bond is so powerful that it compels them to reappear again and again over the next two thousand years in the Eternal City, notwithstanding war, heartache and death.
The Frustrations of Stoker Pratt Reviewed by Miranda Hall Stoker Pratt double-dog dares you to try and out-prank him. Ignite the tool shed. Scribble mustaches in art history books. Steal a pirate hat from the history department. You cannot win – he’s done it all.
Diamond Dead by Danielle Martin I love Zombies. I think they’re cool, and so do all the other people who stood in line to see this show with me. And it was written by the same dude who composed Rocky Horror Picture Show.
We Three Reviewed by Tim Treanor Subtle, closely observed, full of compassion, We Three is a wonderful little play animated by some superb acting, including the best performance I have seen at this year’s Fringe.