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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Prison Break, Incorporated’

Nathan (Andrew Flurer) is a 30-year-old, washed-up druggie who lives in a boarding house. Ellie (Karen Elle) is a life coach just trying to help Nathan out. And now they’re both in jail thanks to Nathan’s real estate mogul mother, Crystal (Kimberlee Wolfson). In this Natalia Gleason-directed comedy, Prison Break, Incorporated, one gets an inside […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ’15 Villainous Fools’

Shakespeare can be difficult to keep up with, but maybe it’d be easier if there were hashtags and visual aids. In The 601 Theatre Company-presented play, 15 Villainous Fools, there is a flurry of characters, puppets, and modern-day references, all an adaptation of the Bard’s The Comedy of Errors. The Comedy of Errors is neither […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘And 1! a dansical parody

Usually, when someone can’t keep up in a dance, it’s seen as an error.  In the ArasDance-produced performance, And 1! a dansical parody, the routines aren’t perfect, and that’s the point. In one moment, a dancer frantically tries to keep up with the others. In another, they’re all off in their own corners, making “mistakes” […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Complexity: A One Woman Show’

It’s a typical love story, but with more rejection. In the Whit West Theatre Company’s musical, Complexity: A One Woman Show, directed by Ileana Fortuno and choreographed by Katie Kiessling, Beth (Kylie Westerbeck) starts off with a blank slate in a new city, enamored by the environment and many possibilities. The sight of rejection, though, causes all of […]

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