Monday, August 3, 2015

Old City Fringe: PAC Presents The Captive by Brendan

“It’s a story about people who desperately need to love and be loved, and yet seem incapable of being honest and present for each other.” Ladies and gentlemen, the creators of …

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Friday, July 31, 2015

#DigitalFringe by Courtney

“We think of it as adding another layer to the Fringe Festival—a Digital Neighborhood.” The 2015 Fringe Festival is introducing a new component, Digital Fringe, an online platform …

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Disabled like a titanium lollipop: Musician, Model, and Medical Experiment at the 2015 Fringe by Courtney

“Anomie was born at age twenty on an operating table. Surgical experiments saved her life but left her disabled like a titanium lollipop.” Anomie is a musician. Outside of creating music…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Hot Spontaneous Performers: Interview with David Zambrano on Soul Project by Courtney

“Since the beginning of my career as a choreographer, I have always selected a group of international individuals. I like the idea that everything we have created in dance has come fro…

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Kensington Fringe: War Becomes a Family Affair by Brendan

“In my view, wars can only happen with a certain level of deceit. Those who make a case for war will line up the facts to show it to be a necessity; those sent into combat are told that th…

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The Making of Slaughter/ette, or Binge Watching Season 18 of the Bachelor by Courtney

The homemaker discards her personal aspirations for her husband’s. The exoticized woman of color is only loved for her otherness. The waitress and the Manic Pixie Dream Girl ooze desperati…

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

UNARMED: Realizing Race and Racism by Courtney

“Before we even get to move, the bodies just existing together in space is getting at American politics.” Bodies reflect history. They carry remnants of slavery, disintegrated yet still …

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Ant Hampton talks audience, space, and the experience of the extra by Courtney

“It’s almost like this isn’t really a ‘show,’ more some kind of process. I was thinking of the experiences I’ve had coming into theater during rehearsals, sitting there watching …

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jumping Out Of Airplanes: Trey Lyford on theater, life, and upcoming Doll’s House by Courtney

“The movement was precise and beautiful,” Trey Lyford says as he recalls the first time he saw Jo Strømgren’s choreography. Lyford is an actor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is the c…

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Monday, July 13, 2015

The Art of the Steal: director Ivo van Hove’s methods to create plays out of film scripts by Josh

“In film,” pronounced Ivo van Hove, director of Toneelgroep Amsterdam, the largest, and most culturally influential, theater in the Netherlands, “the director is the god of his creatio…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Mr. Darby Goes to New York: Double Time, All The Time by Courtney

Langston Darby is continuously working. “Double time. All the time,” Darby comments as we recently talked on the phone one afternoon. Born in Laurel, Mississippi, Darby is an actor based…

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Supper, People on the Move: The Physicality of Migration by Courtney

Supper, People on the Move reveals the traces of migration on the body. For the show, choreographer, Silvana Cardell and her dancers have been exploring the layered and physical experien…

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Monday, June 8, 2015

Almanac Presents Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes by Courtney

“We want audiences to be engaged in every moment, but we also want them to feel like anything can happen at any moment.”  What happens when we trust too much? Come see Leaps of …

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Six choreographers’ take on Antonia Z. Brown’s dance by Courtney

“Changing motivations and goals quickly will be a big challenge for me in performing one section and then the next. I also think those shifts will be some of the most interesting parts…

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

You Can See The One, The Other One, & The Many by Courtney

Choreographer Katherine Stark  presents a work-in-progress showing of The One, The Other One, & The Many by her company The Naked Stark on June 3 at 6pm at Mascher Space Cooperative. …

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

How to Live Faster: Interview with Dito van Reigersberg of Pig Iron by Josh

Pig Iron Theatre Company’s latest wild theatrical creation opens this week at FringeArts. I Promised Myself to Live Faster is an absurdist sci-fi epic and wild allegory about gayness in 20…

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Sebastian has a new show by Josh

Sebastian (aka Sebastian Cummings aka Sean Cummings) is debuting his new show Showbiz, May 21–23 at the Adobe Cafe (1919 East Passyunk Avenue), which he describes as “part theater, part …

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Thaddeus Phillips Brings the Drug Trade to FringeArts by Josh

“I was fascinated by the way TV is made: the way you shoot out of sequence and how it actually feels more fake, even with real planes, for example, than being on a theater set.” The Incr…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Olive Prince Dance shows new work this weekend by Josh

Olive Prince, leader of Olive Prince Dance, is showing an in-progess version of her new full length dance, Of our remnants, Thursday April 30–Saturday May 2 this weekend at the Iron Factor…

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Call for Artists! 2015 Fringe Festival by Josh

2015 Neighborhood Fringe Registration begins has begun at! Yes, my friends, it is that time of year again, that time of year to starting gearing up to the 2015 Fringe Fes…

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Lovertits: Interview with Neighborhood Fringe artist Annie Wilson by Nick Gilewicz

“Multiple climaxes, drifting off, getting exciting again, plateau-ing out, calming down, another climax, some snuggling.” In a performance she describes as a “burlesque-pos…

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Artist Kim Reid on WetLand by Nick Gilewicz

Kim Reid is an artist, professor, and curator at the Sweatshop Gallery in Omaha, Nebraska. From August 22 to September 6, she has been an artist-in-residence on WetLand, Mary Mattingly’s f…

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Yoga at WetLand by Nick Gilewicz

On Fridays during the 2014 Fringe Festival, the WetLand barge will become home to more than just artists, gardens, and chickens. This eccentric menagerie has been joined by a rotating cast o…

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Behind the Carousel: Q and A with Josh McIlvain on “SLIDESHOW” by Nick Gilewicz

Following two successful nights at Chris the Brit’s house, because obviously that’s where you kick off your Fringe Festival productions, Josh McIlvain, late of editing our Festiv…

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We Are Told to Look at the Thing That Is Not There: Daniel Sack on “The Four Seasons Restaurant” by Nick Gilewicz

Daniel Sack is an assistant professor at University of Massachusetts – Amherst, where his research focuses on experimental performance and live art in the 20th and 21st centuries. For …

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Artist Anna Ekros on WetLand by Nick Gilewicz

The day that WetLand opened to the public (luckily, without a splash), Sweden-born artist Anna Ekros began her residency on the floating barge. Ekros’s handiwork is everywhere on WetLa…

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Inside “Underground Episodes”: Q and A with Allen Clark by Nick Gilewicz

The first performance of the 2014 Neighborhood Fringe show Underground Episodes is already sold out–we just caught up with Allen Clark, the executive producer of Run Boy Run Production…

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Get to Know Romeo Castellucci by Nick Gilewicz

For the 2014 Presented Fringe, FringeArts is offering the U.S. premiere of one of Romeo Castellucci’s major theater works, The Four Seasons Restaurant. Last fall, he spoke with Carlos …

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Festival Bar is Your Everything by Nick Gilewicz

It’s widely accepted that besides taking over your early evenings with performances, your late nights also belong to us. Have you seen our schedule? It’s all free, and it kicked …

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

Tonight! Maya Beiser’s “Uncovered” at the FringeArts Stage by Nick Gilewicz

You’ve probably gotten wind of how awesome our late night programming is, but in case you haven’t, check it out for yourself tonight at 9:00 pm. Cellist Maya Beiser covers iconic…

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TODAY at 1:00 pm: Learn About Urban Beekeeping at WetLand by Nick Gilewicz

Alison Gillespie‘s passion for urban ecology is quite clear–her writing career focuses on how to marry nature and the city. For FringeArts, she’s stopping by WetLand today …

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards