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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fringe's 'Shakespeare's Histories' gets 3 more shows

     Fringe's 'Shakespeare's Histories' gets 3 more shows
    Orlando Fringe Festival artist Timothy Mooney will bring "Shakespeare's Histories" back to Orlando for three more shows, this time at the Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park. In "Shakespeare's Histories," Mooney presents great speeches from 10 of...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Jekyll n' Hyde: A Rap Musical'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Jekyll n' Hyde: A Rap Musical'
    "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,...
  • 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...