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Monday, September 16, 2019

From Central Europe to the Wild West: Interview with Bence Mezei by Seth Boyce

In a previous interview, FringeArts talked to Kelly Copper of Nature Theater of Oklahoma about Pursuit of Happiness, a work of dance-theater created in collaboration with the Slovenian dance…

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Repping FringeArts: A Word with Ambassador Shoshana Lovett-Graff by Seth Boyce

The FringeArts Ambassador Program is a cohort of volunteers, artistic participants, long-time fans of FringeArts, and community stakeholders who work to connect new audiences with FringeArts…

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Friday, August 30, 2019

2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: Feminist Fringe by Seth Boyce

This year’s Fringe Festival has a variety of shows that put womxn at the forefront. A Literal Doll House MACHO GOAT This deconstruction of Ibsen’s feminist classic A Doll House features …

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: Fringe After Dark by Seth Boyce

The Fringe Festival doesn’t stop when the sun sets! The following shows offer performances starting at 10pm or later. Leave the kids at home and Fringe the night away with these after-dark…

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: LGBTQ+ by Seth Boyce

Fringe if you’re glad to be gay! Fringe if you’re happy that way! Created and performed by queer artists, these shows explore issues of sexuality and gender identity through music, theat…

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: Theater Classics in the Fringe by Seth Boyce

In creating something original and new, artists often look to the past. This year’s Fringe Festival includes a host of theatrical works based on the literary canon. Shakespeare! Homer! Ibs…

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Let Me Answer Some Questions: Interview with Joseph Keckler by Seth Boyce

Joseph Keckler is a multi-talented performer, with an astute comic sensibility and three-octave vocal range. (Just check out his “Shroom Opera“.) For the 2019 Fringe Festival, he brings …

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Get Involved with FringeArts: Conversation with Volunteer Dennis Hallda by Seth Boyce

Love the Fringe Festival and FringeArts? We’re always looking for volunteers, during the Fringe Festival and throughout the year. Usher a dance performance, collect tokens at a circus fest…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: Digital Fringe by Seth Boyce

In addition to the free pieces listed here, this year’s Fringe Festival features fourteen free digital shows. Find some Wi-Fi and explore some online art. Ancestral Movements Breanna Moore…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: FREE Fringe by Seth Boyce

FringeArts is committed to making contemporary art available to all. In addition to our Digital Fringe offerings, this year’s Fringe Festival features over a dozen free shows from a variet…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: Family-Friendly Fringe by Seth Boyce

Fringe isn’t just for grown-ups. These works provide engaging entertainment to people of all ages, including the youngsters in your life. Get the kids together and treat them to some famil…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Interview with Veteran Fringe Fan Brett Mapp by Seth Boyce

Brett Mapp has been seeing Fringe Festival shows as long as anyone (he attended the very first Philly Fringe in 1997). His annual schedule picks have even attracted press attention! We talke…

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

2019 Fringe Festival Spotlight: Accessibility by Seth Boyce

FringeArts is committed to being of Philadelphia, for Philadelphia. As an artistic and cultural institution in this city, we take seriously our responsibility to be accessible to every Phila…

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Two Friends Try to Be Disappointed by Each Other: Interview with John Rosenberg of Autopia by Seth Boyce

John Rosenberg’s very first show in Philadelphia after moving from California was a 2010 Fringe Festival production, Cheap Guy Hall of Fame, Class of 2010. Subsequent years garnered critic…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Mapping the Refugee Experience: Kaneza Schaal and Christopher Myers on Cartography by Seth Boyce

How do we track where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going, especially when we must flee our homes? Cartography, by Christopher Myers and Kaneza Schaal seeks to answer this qu…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Channeling the Past: Eric Berryman on The B-Side by Seth Boyce

Three men—Eric Berryman, Jasper McGruder, and Philip Moore—listen to an LP of songs and speeches recorded in 1965 in segregated Texas state prison farms, singing and talking along with t…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

‘Us the Children of History’: Blanka Zizka on There by Seth Boyce

At first glance, Etel Adnan’s book-length poem There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other, isn’t a natural candidate for adaptation into a play. There are no clear…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Following the American Dream: Kelly Copper on Pursuit of Happiness by Seth Boyce

What is happiness, and to what ends will we pursue it? Kelly Copper and Pavol Liska, co-directers of the OBIE-winning Nature Theater of Oklahoma, explore this question in Pursuit of Happines…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

‘The Greatest Step of Them All’: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Passes On her Fase to the Next Generation by Seth Boyce

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s breakthrough came in 1982, at the age of twenty-one, with Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich. For years, she continued to dance the piece herself…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Two Men, a Bench, and a Radio: Hermes Gaido on Un Poyo Rojo by Seth Boyce

Hermes Gaido is the artistic director of Un Poyo Rojo, a non-verbal work of theater that explores different relationships between two men. Meeting in a locker room, the Argentinian duo of Al…

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