Submitted by CoreyHawk on Sun, 05/17/2015 - 8:50pm
Bonnie and Clementine (on Their Way to the Grand Canyon, Explore the Limits of the Dramatic Form) relies on straight man comedy to produce a funny, strange, and satisfying show that breaks the fourth wall and explores dramatic tropes. Shannon Reed’s writing in the first story is superb, perfectly utilizing a skeptical straight man as a foil to a zany, out of touch protagonist.
Submitted by JackCLake on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:29pm
Day three of the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival and I am a pro at this point. I have my sun gear, canteen and extra thick layer of antiperspirant.
Submitted by JackCLake on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 11:20pm
After the excitement of the first two shows of day one of the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival, I had to keep the momentum going. Therefore, I doubled up on shows and hydrating fluids and hit the North Side for a four show tour.
Submitted by johnanau on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:08am
Day three of the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival brought a diverse lineup for me to review, and it began with Major, Part of Teen Fringe. Why not give a chance to those who aspire to be the next Audrey Hepburn, Meryl Streep, Humphrey Bogart, or Jack Nicholson. To deny them the chance would be anything but civilized, and after having seen the effort put out by those who starred in Major, well, I ca
Submitted by CoreyHawk on Wed, 05/13/2015 - 8:59am
St. Jimmy Celebrates “Food at Our Feet” is right at home at the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival. Jimmy Grzelak delivers a sermon-like cabaret posing the question: What is the relationship between God, sustenance, copyright laws, sex, and Food network? While the answer is not explicitly stated, the journey is as satisfying as beat salad served with brie and figs on toasted naan.
Submitted by CoreyHawk on Tue, 05/12/2015 - 11:20pm
Hedwig and the Angry Inch succeeds both in humor and in sound. Ryan Borgo does a terrific job of displaying the duality of Hedwig’s confused gender identity, while still maintaining her sass. Hawk tells Hedwig’s tragedy with both parts despair and egotistical whimsy. This creates a sympathetic, yet pompous air for Hedwig fit for her character to a T.