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...

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...
A Fatal Step

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...
Heard on the Street

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,...
Mike and Ronny: A Love Story

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...