Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fringecast 2012: The Album

A month of fringecasting! Talking about Fringe, process, and what’s on deck for the festival. Let’s start at the beginning and work our way on through: Robin Gillette, Jeff Larson, and Allegra Lingo – Fringe Staff Roundtable! The Shelby Company…

Fringecast 2012: A One-way Ticket to Crazy Town!

Les Kurkendaal, frequent Minnesota Fringe performer, returns to share his new show, A One-way Ticket to Crazy Town! Les has been in 9 of 19 Minnesota Fringes! Does anyone have a higher score than that? If so, they need a…

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Fringecast 2012: Class of ’98

Josh Carson and Andy Kraft, inseparable bros, return to plug their new fringe show, Class of ’98. Last year’s Our Freaking Kids Show had enough energy to restart a dying sun–the rapport between Josh and Andy borders on the uncanny.…

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A Rockstar Fringecast

In which Allegra Lingo and phillip andrew bennett low tell us of the Rockstar Storytellers and their domination of the Minnesota Fringe. There is ample opportunity to see the Rockstar Storytellers this fringe, and I’d recommend seeing any of them…

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Fringecast 2012: SuperHappyMelancholy-expialidocious

Seth Lepore’s Losing My Religion was an audience favorite during the 2011 Minnesota Fringe, and now he returns for SuperHappyMelancholyexpialidocious! I am a skeptic and nonbeliever, but my journey is decidedly boring next to Lepore’s, who left Catholicism at 14…

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Fringecast 2012: The Complete Works of William Shatner, Abridged

More William Shatner than you can handle. What more can be said about William Shatner? Plenty, and I’ll leave that to Tim Wick and Bill Stiteler as we go through the creation of the Snikt! Bamf! Thwip! fringe show, The…

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Fringecast 2012: Going Down on the Queen of Minneapolis

Ruth Virkus and Ben Layne discuss Freshwater Theatre’s first fringe outing since 2010’s Table 12, Going Down on the Queen of Minneapolis. I last spoke with Freshwater Theatre in January about Dirty Girls Come Clean. What I admire about Freshwater…

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TAM, TAM, TAM!

If you follow me on twitter, you’ll know that last week I was using the TAM 2012 hashtag pretty hard, and having adventures in Las Vegas. TAM–The Amazing Meeting–is put together by the James Randi Educational Foundation and is a…

Fringecast 2012: An Agony of Fools

Comedian, actor, and playwright Ben San Del discusses the evolution of his comedy and his fringe show, An Agony of Fools. Ben San Del is responsible for fringe favorite Animal Cracker Genocide, A Nice Guy’s Guide to Awkward Sex, and…

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