Minnesota Fringe FestivalTag
“Looking for Fun(Bags)” at the Minnesota Fringe Festival: Can you love a cad?
Looking for Fun(Bags), now being presented at the Ritz Theater Studio as part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival, raises a lot of red flags ..
“Reinventing the Wolf” at the Minnesota Fringe Festival: Allegories and a capella
I never really hung out with the a capella groups in college, so I can’t say exactly what they did with their Saturday nights, but the sce..
“Oregon Trail: A Musical” at the Minnesota Fringe Festival is a 16-bit miracle
Every year at the Minnesota Fringe Festival, it’s often—correctly—observed, there are bound to be one or more shows that take some appeali..
“Bobby Gould in Hell”: Things to do at the Minnesota Fringe Festival when you’re dead
The devil—or at least a devil, in the person of Edwin Strout—comes roaring out of the gate in David Mamet’s Bobby Gould in Hell, as produc..
“We Do Every Show in the Fringe”: Well, at least five of them
We Do Every Show in the Fringe is like a bonbon for experienced Fringegoers: a show starring some of the Twin Cities’ best improv comedian..
At the Minnesota Fringe Festival, “Ministry of Ideas” could use a few more
It takes a while to get good at Fringe. Four of the nine members of the Ministry of Ideas creative team make a point in their bios of disc..
“Post Traumatic Super Delightful” at the Minnesota Fringe Festival: Clowning about rape, harrowingly
Rape culture on campus has finally been receiving increased attention in the past few years, but you’ve never seen an account of it quite ..
“A Mermaid in Narnia (on LSD)” at the Minnesota Fringe Festival: Fear and loathing in Minneapolis
Though Ariel Leaf’s one-woman Minnesota Fringe Festival show is titled A Mermaid in Narnia (on LSD), Leaf’s monologue isn’t much concerned..
“Girlhood” at the Minnesota Fringe Festival warps time and wins your heart
I’ve never been very good at keeping journals. I’ve only done it twice in my life. First, at around age five, I filled a green graph-paper..
“Art (Like It Matters)”: Conceptual theater goes normcore at the Minnesota Fringe Festival
As Art (Like It Matters) began last night at the Weisman Art Museum, I felt like John Cusack getting off on floor 7½: not quite sure if I ..
“Pretty Girls Make Graves” at the Minnesota Fringe Festival: Vinyl, but not very warm
With a lead character’s Morrissey fandom presented front and center in publicity materials, and a title taken from a Smiths song that also..
“Total Eclipse of the Heart”: A Minnesota Fringe Festival art farce
Before Illusion Theater’s house lights went down on Total Eclipse of the Heart, I pulled up the lyrics to Bonnie Tyler’s 1983 anthem and q..