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2018 CAPITAL FRINGE FESTIVAL

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Hawaii Nei’

By Becca Kurtz The pair of plays that make up Paul Handy’s “Hawaii Nei” fit together nicely in a 90-minute, fact-packed commentary on the state...

Magic Time!: ‘O Monsters’ at Capital Fringe and the Limits of...

I went to see O Monsters, the radically abstract production created by Philadelphia’s New Paradise Laboratories, now playing in the Kogod Cradle at Arena...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘This Historic Night’

By Christina Kovac On the simple and appropriately bleak set, Seed Productions presents its premiere of This Historic Night, five short plays wound into one...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘God is Dead and April is Getting...

God is Dead and April is Getting Married: A show title that promises a lot and absolutely delivers. Written by A. A. Brenner, this...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Vengeance in My Heart’

By Beatrice Loayza Titus Andronicus is the little-known Shakespeare tragedy most reminiscent of a Quentin Tarantino film. Bloody murder, sex, and violence galore, Andronicus is...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Roko’s Basilisk’

As the audience enters to see Roko's Basilisk produced by Reliant Theatre, they are handed not a playbill, but a flyer, whose relevance is not...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Lives Left Behind’

In The Lives Left Behind, the Silver Finch Arts Collective presents four short, one-act, chamber operas, each by a different composer and librettist. The...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Aphrodite’s Refugees’

Monica Dionysiou gives audiences a bravura hour of solo storytelling in her Aphrodite’s Refugees, which is based on the experiences of her family during...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Gilded’

By Bill Kamberger Conceived and choreographed by Kristen Brooks Sandler for Harlot Productions, Gilded depicts "a steampunk monarchy in decline," including two illicit love affairs,...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Cold Rain’

We’ve all heard of the sage advice, “be careful what you wish for.” But it should be doubly heeded when there’s magic involved. In...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Body of a Woman as a...

2000FeetUp Theatre Company is a new Iranian-Canadian theatre helmed by director Siavash Shabanpour. The company is based in Toronto and has brought Romanian-French playwright...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Dragon Hunting Support Group’

The theater students at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD, are a plucky bunch. When the school had no funds for production, they...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Musical Therapy’

By Garine Isassi Musical Therapy is a musical comedy for adults by two talents out of Chicago: Joey Katsiroubas (music and lyrics) and Dan Hass...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘A Slow Bullet’

I am so, so glad we’re finally talking about mental illness and suicide. According to the most recent CDC statistic, there are 800,000 suicides...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘On the Eve’

By Isabel Echavarria Dive into the world of legendary characters of fairy tales, literature, and history at On the Eve by Amy Frey. This show...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Marx in Soho’

Marx in Soho is a one-man show written in 1999 by the late historian Howard Zinn. It was re-mounted by Iron Age Theatre for the...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘MasterMimes: The Show’

MasterMimes: The Show, created and performed by Gabe Simms and Julianne Nogar, presents a series of … what to call them -- vignettes? Scenes?...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘1 2 3: a play about abandonment...

What becomes of the children of famous (or notorious) people later in their lives is fertile ground for fiction as well as documentary storytellers....

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Unaccompanied Minor’

Comedy. It isn’t always pretty. And sometimes it isn’t even funny. In the case of Elan Zafir’s biographical one-man show The Unaccompanied Minor, although...

2018 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Spook’

Actor-Writer-Revolutionary Meshaun Labrone has done it again.  Two years ago he brought back Power! to Fringe. That drama about Stokely Carmichael I called "one...

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