Jollyship the Whizbang

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...
There Ain’t No More, or Maybe There Is

There Ain’t No More, or Maybe There Is

When you see performer Willi Carlisle on Mass Ave he seems a little shy. but when he takes the stage he is transformed as he sings, tells stories and plays five different instruments during an hour that seems to fly by. He is alternately funny and serious as he as...
too old to be this young

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...

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...
Mary and Her Monsters

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...
Beginner’s Guide to Fringe

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 addition to all...