2017 Festival Aug 17 – 27th

IndyFringe Talks

News, views, reviews and show notes from the Indy Fringe community

More Heard on the Street

We shared a few notes from one of our board members recently.  Here's a few more comments from one of our guests about the festival. Do you agree?  Share your comments here or on Twitter #ILoveIndyFringe. The show quality--including several locals, was first-rate!...

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Spare the Rod

This is a power personal performance given by Paris Crayton III! He describes his life with an abusive mother, a dad that worked all the time, but found some comfort and happiness with his friends playing baseball. He uses rap to describe surviving his mother's...

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Ruble with A Cause : Survivor’s Guilt

Kevin Ruble has a story to tell, and he does it so eloquently for the curveballs life decided to throw at him. He grew up in a trailer park with his mother. His father took off when Kevin was very young, he didn't meet him until later in life. His mother remarried and...

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A Fatal Step

Film Noir, literally 'black film or cinema', describes a genre of dark, American crime and detective films produced in the late 1940's. Jill Vice brings the classic elements of this genre to the stage. She is completely at home in the role of a femme fatale, conniving...

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Heard on the Street

If you see board member and long-time fringe fan, Martha Karatz on the street during the festival be sure to stop and ask her what she has seen, and what she loved.  Here are just a few snippets of what she is likely to say: Josephine So moving and so well executed,...

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Mike and Ronny: A Love Story

Why see the show?  Cast member, Fawzia Istrabadi, says, "It's a funny take on US history, that weirdly parallels today's political climate, and it'll just be a fun show to watch."  I agree.  Mike and Ronny is funny and at times a little slapstick and a little silly....

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Black in the Box

An inadvertent commentary on what made the late Dick Gregory special came through in the one-man IndyFringe festival show "Black in the Box," which I saw at the Phoenix UndergroundSunday  afternoon....

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Save Me, Dolly Parton

This show isn’t about a pregnant feminist it’s about life.  “Whether you're a parent or not, a feminist or not, a Dolly Parton fan or not (who's not?), Gogerty will leave you laughing in this comic, freewheeling memoir.” -- Original Works The Actor The initial first...

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