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Fringe Festival

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  • Datebook: Hollywood Fringe Fest, Tony Greene and Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

    Datebook: Hollywood Fringe Fest, Tony Greene and Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
    The Hollywood Fringe Festival gets small-scale theater going all over the city, Wikipedia gets rewritten, Tony Greene's art receives posthumous celebration and a Spalding Gray monologue receives posthumous re-creation. And who are those New Yorkers...
  • Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor

    Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor
    Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: Best of the Fest

    Orlando Fringe Festival: Best of the Fest
    It's the final weekend of the Orlando Fringe Festival, the annual theater extravaganza of short plays that takes over Loch Haven Park in May. With more than 90 shows this year, there were plenty worth seeing. Here are the Orlando Sentinel's "best of the...
  • All Orlando Fringe Patrons' Picks announced

    All Orlando Fringe Patrons' Picks announced
    The Orlando Fringe Festival's Patrons' Pick performances will take place this year on Monday, May 26, and Tuesday, May 27. The Patrons' Picks are determined by which shows sell the most tickets. The top-selling show in each venue gets to perform an...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Oyster Boy'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Oyster Boy'
    There are a lot of individual things to like about "Oyster Boy" at the Orlando Fringe Festival. Based on a Tim Burton short story, "Oyster Boy" tells of a couple who fall in love and have a child — born with a strangely misshapen head. The music,...
  • Happenstance Theater to make Baltimore debut

    Happenstance Theater to make Baltimore debut
    If you happen upon Happenstance Theater during the next few weeks, count on some good old-fashioned entertainment. The ensemble makes its local debut at the Baltimore Theatre Project with two family-friendly shows celebrating vintage circuses and clowns....
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The Death of Brian'

    Editor's note: Theater Simple is reviving "Death of Brian," which it presented at last year's Fringe Festival. Here's our review of the 2013 production. For a play about a zombie, Ricky Coates' frenetic one-man romp has plenty of life. We meet his Brian...
  • 2014 Orlando Fringe Festival's Critics' Choice Awards

     2014 Orlando Fringe Festival's Critics' Choice Awards
    "The Surprise," a vividly told story of relationships and family dynamics set against the background of Southeast Asia, took the top prize — best show — in the Critics' Choice Awards at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival. Martin Dockery,...
  • Trip to 'Willow Street' closes Compass Rose season in dramatic fashion

    Trip to 'Willow Street' closes Compass Rose season in dramatic fashion
    This month, Compass Rose founding artistic director Lucinda Merry-Browne offers an ambitious finish to the theater's third season, bringing to Annapolis a play that she also directs. The show is Frank Anthony Polito's "Another Day on Willow Street,"...
  • 2 more shows for 'Escape from Baldwin Park'

     2 more shows for 'Escape from Baldwin Park'
    "Escape from Baldwin Park," the comedy that debuted at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival, will have two additional performances: June 1 and 8. Steve Schneider wrote "Escape from Baldwin Park," directed by Jay Hopkins, and it's full of local references...
  • Family drama 'True West' opens in Orlando

     Family drama 'True West' opens in Orlando
    Sam Shepard's "True West," a drama about family relations — sibling rivalry, in particular — is being staged by Dark Side of Saturn Productions, the company behind 2013 Fringe Festival hit "Key of E." In the play, responsible Austin has to...