2017 Festival Aug 17 – 27th

IndyFringe Talks

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

One US

This is my third year reviewing for Indy Fringe Talks, and my third year of seeing Circle City Tap do their stuff. I knew I'd like the show, I just didn't how much I'd like the show. Circle City Tap's "One US' is  combination of spoken word, multimedia and tap dancing...

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Woody Sed (Life & Times of Woodie Guthrie)

He drew me in with a few lines from “This Land is Our Land” and swept me to the Dust Bowl of Oklahoma in an instant. Inside the intimate IndyFringe Basile Theatre I traveled to a time when our country had rambling men, hobos, live radio, a Communist influence and...

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Black Lives Matter (Too)

Its the word "too" that's important. The audience was greeted with these word. s by playwright Angela Jackson-Brown (Jackson Brown Entertainment) at the Indianapolis Firefighter's Museum. "Its not that ONLY black lives matter. Black lives matter too." The description...

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The Gab

Zach and Zack are back with another comedy hit.  You may remember this production company from hits like Holy Ficus and The Great Bike Race.  This year, they bring us hilarious a behind the scenes look at an afternoon talk show. The show has all the elements we have...

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This Year in Despair

From the moment Peter John Byrnes opened his comedy routine comparing the Trump presidency to a bad come over, "neither covers anything up well and both are loved by old, white men" I knew I was in for an hour of laughs, with a strong dose of political humor. There is...

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Fear of Flowers

Do men and women talk about sex differently? Let's face it we have stereotypes. We assume men will be more direct in their conversations about sex and more willing to "get to it".  We assume women want to talk about it, be and be in the mood. So what happens when the...

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Busted Bumpers and Other Metaphors

Alexx Rouse, writer, and performer of Busted Bumpers and Other Metaphors, captured my attention from the very start. Her rapid fire delivery, intense body language, and real life humor captivates. You’d better hold on because it comes at you fast and furious and you...

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The Chronic Single’s Handbook

Raw, edgy, cerebral. A mix of self-analysis and lust. Funny.  Middle-aged and chronically single, Randy totally lacks an understanding of the opposite sex. His desire for only one thing from many pretty young females may be the reason why. The other is he's terrified...

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