Posts Tagged ‘Fringe WTF?’

Hip Shot: MOTHS

Fort Fringe – Bedroom
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 20, 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 9:45 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 3:45 p.m.
They say: "A wild crazy game where would-be artists and former lovers and/or siblings turned con-artists are manipulated by an inner gangster to trick a father and son out of their valuables while all of them are slowly turning [...]

Jesus vs. Jerry Springer

So apparently there's a big honkin' protest going on down at the Studio Theatre, where Jerry Springer: The Opera is running as sorta-kinda part of the Fringe. Apparently some religious folk think it's blasphemous.
(Got a fuzzy cellphone pic from Scot McKenzie, but can't put it here for arcane technical reasons.)
Now, honestly, people: Of all the [...]

Of Fringe Dramas, Theirs and Ours

So it's been a while since I did anything other than write up a show, eh? And surely you all, no matter how high-minded your approach to Fringe, expect a certain amount of trash-talking here at Fringe & Purge. 
(I've got an excuse, involving my sister, my nephews, and a beach house on the Isle of Palms. [...]

Not Even a Hip Shot: ‘The Dream-Casting’

Wow. So this is still going on, and I'd just like to say: I want some of what he's smoking.
That is all.

UPDATE, 11:45 p.m. – So just to revisit: I'm not going to write a full review, because I'm not sure quite where to start.  
This was one of the most out-there things I've [...]

The Fringe Button: WTF?

You've heard about The Button, right? The Button is new this year. Fear the Button.
The Button, in economic terms, is a transfer of wealth. Specifically, from you to a Fringe performer. The Button costs five bucks, or roughly 5/7ths of the cost of a warm domestic beer at Nationals Park. The money gets [...]

A Note on Fringe Etiquette

Dear Lovely Fringe People:
Yes, Fringe is all about breaking down walls.
Yes, we stiff-necked media types welcome the opportunity Fringe offers us to escape our sad little cubicles and move among you, the creatively inspired.
Yes, we are delighted to meet you outside Fringe venues, to hear about your show, perhaps even to have [...]