New Orleans Fringe

Runnin' Down the Mountain: The House Party

SouthernGlossary.com, by Ryan Sparks, November 23, 2013.

After a summer tour through parts of North Carolina and beyond, New Noise brought an excerpted version of the play to Fringe, playing on a backyard stage deep in the Bywater... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

 

Antebellum

SouthernGlossary.com, by Brad Rhines, November 23, 2013.

The three characters are drawn from New Orleans history--a violent prostitute, a celebrated opera singer, and a riverboat gambler--but the style of the show seems descended from Eastern European experimental art... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Colony

SouthernGlossary.com, by Brad Rhines, November 23, 2013.

Colony is an intimate affair. The two-woman performance art dance piece takes place at the Tigermen Den, an open room on Royal Street where the audience lines the walls or sits on the floor... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

 

Butcher Holler Here We Come

SouthernGlossary.com, by Ryan Sparks, November 23, 2013.

As soon as the lights go off in the Mudlark Public Theatre at the beginning of Butcher Holler Here We Come, the actors pull the audience down with them into a caved-in mineshaft as they fall... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Cabaret Macabre

SouthernGlossary.com, by Lianna Patch, November 23, 2013.

Happenstance Theater’s Cabaret Macabre, showing through Sunday, November 24 at the Marigny Opera House, gives new meaning to the term “skeleton crew”. Six versatile performers take on various roles in... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

 

Nocturnes (I-III)

SouthernGlossary.com, Lianna Patch, November 23, 2013.

Sit down and strap in, because it’s T-minus 30 minutes to launch at Nocturnes I-III, the latest original show from New Orleans’ Skin Horse Theater... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Invocation of the Androgynous Muse

SouthernGlossary.com, by Ryan Sparks, November 22, 2013.

My time with the muse was brief and strange.  In this work, there is an artist dressed as a mythical creature--a half-white/half-black bodysuit with a matching mask that covered almost his entire head... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

The Dark Fantastic

SouthernGlossary.com, by Ryan Sparks, November 22, 2013.

The Dark Fantastic is a story that begins and ends in the desert.  It’s an hour-long experience kind of like an amusement park ride that shoots you off so fast you forget that you know you’ll end up where you began... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

Fringed Together

NOLADEFENDER, by NoDeff Staff, November 22, 2013.

NoDef brings another round of Fringe Fest reviews, from she-wolfs, to musical performances, to drunken coin tosses... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

A few Fringe Festival recommendations

bestofneworleans.com, by Will Coviello, November 22, 2013.

The New Orleans Fringe Festival kicks into top gear today, with shows at 5 p.m., 7 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. through Sunday. The new Fringe hub off Architect and Port streets is a big improvement for the festival... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.

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