| May 14, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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.
| May 15, 2014
| 12:26 AM
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...
| May 16, 2014
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
"Something's off/Something's wrong/Something I can't put my finger on…"
So goes a hypnotic chorus early in SAK Comedy Lab's production of "Jekyll n' Hyde: A Rap Musical" at the Orlando Fringe Festival. In this entertaining, smartly written show,...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:04 PM
This Saturday, May 17, Orlando's Burrow Press brings poetry to the Orlando Fringe Festival with two contemporary poets performing on the Fringe's Outdoor Stage in Loch Haven Park, 777 E. Princeton St.
The readings by Erica Dawson and J. Bradley are part...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:40 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Maryland Championship Wrestling is holding its "Tag Wars" Event this coming Saturday, and one of the featured wrestlers is Colt Cabana. I got the chance to talk to him about the upcoming show, his time with WWE and Ring of Honor, the state of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Ten years after the Hippodrome reopened its doors, revealing a vibrant makeover to a long-neglected, century-old Baltimore landmark, the theater appears to have settled into a manageable groove.
That was especially true a few weeks ago, when people...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Even if Josh Mesnik hadn’t turned his South Florida adventures into a play, they would still make one hell of a story.
The New York actor moved here in 2005 for alcoholism rehab and ended up working at a Boca Raton escort agency. He wrote a comedy...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Over the past decade or so, Baltimore has experienced a boom in small theater companies founded by young college grads dedicated to producing adventurous, contemporary plays. The boom continues.
Making its debut this week is the Interrobang Theatre...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Hard to believe, but the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival is right around the corner. As in years past, three distinct preview shows will help theatergoers get a jump on planning their schedule.
The Fringe, centered in Loch Haven Park,...