Posts Tagged ‘Today’s Fringenda’

Today’s Fringenda: These Go to Eleven Edition

The last weekend of the ninth Capital Fringe is upon us. No time for chitchat; let's get to our 11 recommendations. We were just gonna do 10, but there're a lot of good options on tonight and sometimes you just need that extra push over the cliff.
Refresh: Stories of Love, Sex, and the Internet (Caos [...]

Today’s Fringenda: Wings Over America Edition

Five Capital Fringe shows happening tonight that the agents of our Action News & Commentary Squad have vetted and certified... Fringeworthy! Go.
I Füçkèd Your Country (Goethe Institut: Mainstage, 6:30 p.m.) — Veteran agent Rachel Manteuffel, rookie agent Jonelle Walker, and I all agreed: Sex writer Twanna A. Hines' "#SexEd for adults" lecture is informative (even [...]

Today’s Fringenda: A Cowardly and Superstitious Lot of Recommendations Edition

Happy Batman Day! Fringeworthy née Fringe and Purge alumnus Glen Weldon's Bat-book The Caped Crusade: The Rise of Batman and the Triumph of Nerd Culture won't be out until next year, but maybe you can celebrate by going to see The Adventures of Tapman at Atlas tonight at 7:30.
Our redoubtable Camila Domonoske reports it's a [...]

Today’s Fringenda: That’s Are You Not Entertained!!?-ment Edition

As of today, Day Whatever This is Is of Capital Fringe, Part the Ninth, the somewhat-trained, highly motivated agents of the Fringeworthy Action News and Commentary Squad have reviewed 70 of this year's Fringe shows, or roughly 55 percent. Add to that the shows we've previewed or discussed on the FringeCasting Couch, and that number [...]

Today’s Fringenda: Kill ‘Em All Edition

With more than 40 Capital Fringe shows on offer this evening alone, Who You Gonna Call?
Nobody, is who. The Fringeworthy Action News & Commentary Squad is already onsite to offer or informed recommendations. Here're a half-dozen shows you can see tonight that have earned our imprimatur of excellence.
Will Work For (Gearbox, 6:30 p.m.) — Dacyl [...]

Today’s Fringenda: Two Shakespeares, Each Alike in Dignity Edition

(Even though only one of them is in a bar.)
We're burning daylight already, no time for chitchat! Here're a half-dozen Capital Fringe shows playing today, once again starting inconveniently early, that the dedicated agents of our Action News and Commentary Squad have thoroughly examined and can certify as... Fringeworthy!
Stone Tape Party (Atlas Performing Arts Center: [...]

Today’s Fringenda: Sex and Death Edition

A high temperature in low 80s with the humidity confining itself to the civilized low 40s means Hump Day this week is a good day to do anything outside. And wouldn't you know it, that latest Pinky Swear Cabaret opens at the Baldacchino Gypsy Tent Bar tonight.
He're a half-dozen Capital Fringe shows playing today that [...]

Today’s Fringenda: Weird Sisters Edition

After a day of "rest", which we spent writing, editing, and at the hospital, we're back on the beat for CapFringe IX, Day... 5? Six? Does the Monday count? We're looking at another hot, sticky day, Washington, though we may see another awe-inspiring thunderstorm like we had yesterday around 4 p.m. Let's hope.
He're a half-dozen [...]

Today’s Fringenda: Sentient Pairs Edition

Capital Fringe IX, Day 4, and miles to go before we sleep. For the last few days, we've been making recommendation of which shows to gamble on based on nothing more than the artists' prior work — a reasonable standard — or in some cases, on how much we like the title. (Giant Box of [...]

Today’s Fringenda: Waiting for the End of the World Edition

Five Capital Fringe shows opening today that no one has seen yet but from which we expect excellence nonetheless. Satisfaction not guaranteed.
Balloon Plays (Fort Fringe: The Shop, 12:45 p.m.) — Cronyism? We're not above it. This kids' show was written by Brett Steven Abelman, one of the most prolific members of the Fringeworthy Action News [...]