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  • Burrow Press brings poets to the Orlando Fringe

    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...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson'
    The most striking thing about "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" is how well emo music suits the United States in its infancy. Raw, fearless and expressing big dreams in a big way, Michael Friedman's music captures the spirit of 200 years ago when men were...
  • 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...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Truth or Dare With Pepe'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Truth or Dare With Pepe'
    A man likely will strip down and bare most of it all by the end of "Truth or Dare with Pepe." If that surprises or shocks you, then you don't know Pepe, the red-mohawked, gay host of "Truth or Dare," whose stereotypical Latin accent is thicker than a...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The All-New Nashville Hurricane'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The All-New Nashville Hurricane'
    Chase Padgett bills his "Nashville Hurricane" as "all-new," and it's the truth. He could just have accurately labeled it "all-new and improved," for this is a much more cohesive — and enjoyable — show than the original version, which debuted...
  • 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,"...
  • Jester Theater Co ends 10-year run

     Jester Theater Co ends 10-year run
    My heart is still heavy by the announcement this week that Jester Theater Co. is shutting up shop after a decade of producing comedies. Jester's Jay and Diana Hopkins say they reserve the right to present a Fringe Festival show from time to time —...
  • 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...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: The place for parody

    Orlando Fringe Festival: The place for parody
    Comedy is a staple of the Orlando Fringe Festival, and this year pop-culture plays a big part in the laughter. Television, movies, books, even comic books provide fertile ground for parody at the 2014 festival. Here's a sampling: The Aqua Saga: Comic-...
  • Q&A with Colt Cabana, who wrestles Saturday in Joppa

    Q&A with Colt Cabana, who wrestles Saturday in Joppa
    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...