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Fringe Festival

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  • 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,...
  • Fringe Preview Night brings new and returning acts to May's festival

    Fringe Preview Night brings new and returning acts to May's festival
    Vincent Hannam was at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in disguise on Monday night, with a shark mask covering his face. He was trying to get out the word that there’s a bar filled with folks who alternate their time between drinking, shooting the...
  • 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 Festival previews: The familiar, the new, the shocking

     Orlando Fringe Festival previews: The familiar, the new, the shocking
    If you missed the Orlando Fringe Festival preview shows last night, the Orlando Sentinel recorded the general-audience preview (you can watch it above). Both the general-audience show and the later mature-audience show ran like clockwork, thanks in no...
  • Out-of-town Fringe favorites are back at the fest

     Out-of-town Fringe favorites are back at the fest
    Without a doubt, the Orlando Fringe Festival experience isn't complete unless you take a chance on a performer or show you know nothing about. But each year, Fringe-goers wonder if out-of-town acts they've enjoyed in the past will be back. Here are 10...
  • Fringe Festival will go after foodies with more-sophisticated fare

     Fringe Festival will go after foodies with more-sophisticated fare
    Orlando Fringe Festival leaders think the way to theatergoers' hearts is through their stomachs. When the oldest Fringe festival in the United States opens Wednesday, it will offer an increasingly upscale menu. On weekend evenings, the hungry will be...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: How to Fringe in 5 easy steps

    Orlando Fringe Festival: How to Fringe in 5 easy steps
    More than 90 theatrical shows on stages throughout Loch Haven Park and beyond? Yes, it’s time for the 23rd annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival. Popularly known as just “the Fringe,” this year’s extravaganza of...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Professor Soap's Music Machine'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Professor Soap's Music Machine'
    A lot of Orlando Fringe Festival shows send out pre-festival hype, and I have to admit my eye was caught by a missive from "Professor Soap's Music Machine," described ias an "interstellar, 13-minute self-guided journey through happiness." Hm. "Prepare...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Ride Along'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Ride Along'
    So have you ever wanted to see a secret agent take down two sword-wielding cross-dressers? No? Well, why not? "Ride Along," at the Orlando Fringe Festival, features such a scenario as part of its quirky interactive experience. Two theatergoers sit in...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The Greatest Musical Never Written by Two Nobodies'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The Greatest Musical Never Written by Two Nobodies'
    There's a running joke throughout "The Greatest Musical Never Written by Two Nobodies" that Fringe Festival shows start with a concept, but then the creators run out of time before fully developing it. It's a joke that hits too close to home in "The...