2018 Festival Aug 16 – 26

IndyFringe Talks

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

Flourish – A Modern Dance Showcase

“Flourish - A Modern Dance Showcase” features works by Stefanie Allen, Brittany Bain, Tommy Lewey, Sara Little, Rachel Mack, and Debra Silveus McGaha. The modern dance showcase includes nine different pieces, each rhythmic and unique. If you have an appreciation for...

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Haunted – Stories Told and True

"Haunted - Stories Told and True" will thrill and chill you during the IndyFringe Festival! The show is a wonderful combination of storytelling, spoken word, and improv from Niemi and Packer Productions. When you think about it, who doesn't love a good ghost story?...

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Jollyship the Whizbang

Don't be surprised if you join the quest for Party Island after enjoy "Jollyship the Whizbang" during the IndyFringe Festival, yo ho ho! "Jollyship the Whizbang" is a pirate-It's puppet-rock odyssey produced by Lemonlight and created by Nick Jones (writer and...

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too old to be this young

How do I write about this show? What should I say? I should begin with – I liked it. But I’m not sure what it’s about. No, that’s not right either. I understand what it’s about. It’s about life and navigating demanding bosses, finding love or at least lust, living in...

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Beneath the Surface

The IndyFringe presentation of “Beneath the Surface” by The Sugar Creek Players' Youth Troupe is a thought-provoking play. It follows four teens as they navigate the challenges that face young people in the 21st century. Although technology has certainly changed and...

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Mary and Her Monsters

I confess to knowing nothing about Mary Shelly before this Indy Fringe play.  The real-life Mary Shelly as portrayed by five-time Indy Fringe veteran Lou Ann Holman, maybe even more intriguing and just as dark as Frankenstein. This is a departure from Lou Ann's...

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Beginner’s Guide to Fringe

Thirteen years ago, a friend invited me to attend a performance at the Indy Fringe Festival. I had no idea what I was getting into, but I loved it and have been a fan ever since. What is it that hooked me? Mass Ave is electric during the festival. In...

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Getting into the Act with Act a Foo

Comedy is hard.  Figuring out what makes people laugh takes lots of practice.  Improv troupes add  a level of complexity as they attempt to make us laugh on the fly, in the moment and in response to some of the most ridiculous things suggested by the audience. Act a...

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