Category: FRINGE

‘The ‘Sin-sational’ Mae West’ glimpses at legendary star

‘If you are a fan of Mae West, rest assured that all (or most) of her most classic lines are recited in the Arts Asylum’s Fringe show, “The Sin-sational Mae...

‘You Get What You Need’ lampoons Rolling Stones and Mick Jagger

Known for his comedy entries to the Kansas City Fringe Festival, this year, Phil Kinen left behind his 4-part Huck Finn stories and moved forward into the 1960s to...

‘Let Me Explain My Blackness’ sets up situations with humor, yet truth

Oh, for the days of Laugh-in and later In Living Color and the ever-popular Saturday Night Live that introduced and continue to present snippets of situation comedy....

Green Kanvaz Experience grows local talent

For a really unique experience, especially for the younger and young at heart Fringers, The Green Kanvaz Experience at the Buffalo Room is something to enjoy. The music...

‘Bang’ tells story of accidental shooting death in Mexico

One-person shows are common in the Fringe Festival and oh-so-challenging for an artist to stand alone on a stage, remembering and acting an hour of dialogue complete...

‘Yeti and Me’ elicits belly laughs with outrageous story-telling

Depend on Marilyn Lynch to select great pieces for her one-woman shows at KC Fringe Festivals, and this year’s entry, “Yeti and Me,” allows her to let go with an...

‘Magic Is Not Pretty’ makes believers out of skeptics

Ah, yes, there are secrets to magic. And, regular Fringe Festival entrant C.K Carey, knows them and uses them to display intriguing stunts of illusion before big crowds...

‘Pieces of My Heart’ features cabaret style evening

Displaying a style of New York cabaret and night club style, not found in the KC Market, songstress Judy Simmons takes her audience on a journey of her life in a musical...

‘U Really Got A Hold On Me’ tells Smokey Robinson’s story

“A Tribute To The Music, Trials & Triumphs of Smokey Robinson” gives local favorite singer Br. John a chance to spin his magic and take his audiences inside the...

“Look What the Fire Did” challenges family fiber

Get ready for a thrill ride when viewing Lewis Morrow’s 2019 Fringe entry that takes the audience inside a family home as they confront the death of a black student...

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