FRINGE FESTIVAL 2019
The Philadelphia Fringe Festival is a 3-week long, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance. Each September, the Festival explodes into every nook and cranny in neighborhoods across Philadelphia with more than 1,000 artistically daring performances, This vast assemblage of curated and self-produced innovators offers an unparalleled opportunity to see a cross section of the world’s greatest experimenters at one time, in one city.
Two Bedroom, One Bath
Grief and trauma surface on people in different ways. Two Bedroom, One Bath is a dramedy that examines theses strong emotions in a shared living space of two completely different roommates who are navigating love, life, and bad plumbing.
Myths & Monsters
An Improvised Hero's Journey
An improvised hero's journey. The ensemble encounters mythical beasts, mad gods, and trickster spirits in a transformational epic of self-discovery. Never the same performance twice—the audience may discover how Joseph Campbell's theory of the monomyth could have a thousand faces and still be written anew.
A Life in Transition
An autobiographical one-man show written and performed by Harrison Scantling. Harrison shares the story of his transition from female to male, chronicling his journey from childhood to adulthood.
Riot in Rittenhouse
A Sketch Comedy Show About Philadelphia
Sketch comedy about New Philadelphia—not what we were, but what we’re becoming. A show about Philadelphia by Philadelphians, but also by non-Philadelphians, but also by people who lived here but moved. This is getting confusing—just get down here before the theater gets turned into luxury condos.
Party at DeeDee's
A towering coyote has been birthed from the well within this planet and declared that the Earth will cease to be. One week before the end of everything, DeeDee is throwing a party in her terrible South Philly apartment. BYOB, don’t mess with the playlist, and most importantly, have fun.
Cambridge Footlights International Tour:
Welcome to the Earth exhibit. No touching. No flash photography. Join five real-life human beings as they take you on a whirlwind tour of their bizarre little planet, seen from the outside for the very first time! Forget everything you think you know and learn it all again in this spectacular, sketch-shaped trip through the kinks and quirks of life on Earth. ‘The most renowned sketch troupe of them all’ (The Independent) embark on another exceptional world tour, performing to over twenty thousand people across two continents.
Everybody Loves Each Other These Days
Without a job or a home after graduating from college, Ezra crashes with his sister. After his boyfriend dumps him, Ezra develops a crush on his sister’s roommate, Sam. Sam complicates matters by leaving it unclear whether she knows Ezra is pansexual or is wrongly assuming he is gay.
Comedy that will make you say ``How Ridiculous!`` This cross-cultural comedy show was constructed through the lens of the immigrant experience. Featuring sketch and improv by ¿Qué?— an all-Spanish-speaking group (except for one white dude)— this show is meant to be enjoyed by English speakers as well as Spanish speakers.
Philly’s long-running improv comedy show the N Crowd presents an improvised noir. Incorporating classic Whose Line Is It Anyway?– style improv games, this show breaks the mold of the classic 1950s crime drama to place noir in surprising settings. Expect music, drama, danger, sci-fi, romance, and uncontrollable laughter.