Category: Reviews

Short mixed-media presentation challenges thoughts

Local artist, Alexej Savreux, submitted two short pieces of video to the 2021 Kansas City Fringe Festival, “Joy of Life/OK it’s OK it’ll be OK”; and, while short...

‘Fast Forward’ displays futuristic services

For those who have been subject to “live chat” or robotic customer service, a short futuristic piece, “Fast Forward” peers into the awaiting customer service...

Funeral protocol prompts personal narrative

  Actor/Comedian Ryan McChesney from Kansas City opens his one-man show “Laughing at Funerals” with a memory of the first funeral he attended, and, from there...

Middle Ages takes on alternate meeting at Fringe

“It’s now or never” elicits memories of a hip-gyrating Elvis Presley, but in the 2021 Kansas City Fringe Festival, it means a show about how to navigate the fact...

‘Molière Than Thou’ celebrates French master with laughs

For a good start to the 2021 Kansas City Fringe Festival, try “Molière Than Thou” by Tim Mooney that offers a fun look at the famous French playwright and some of...

Not-so-accurate history elicits funny video

Probably the most common translation of The Bible remains The King James Version, which serves as the starting place for the Kansas City Fringe Festival’s video,...

Storyteller recants past struggles

The title alone attracts viewers who like ghost stories, but “Haunted” by Jamie Mayo takes the viewer in a different direction than viewers might expect. But, this...

VidaDance tells stories through ballet

For ballet lovers, VidaDance brings another entry to the Kansas City Fringe Festival with their 2021 entry, “When,” based on a Rudyard Kipling poem, “If.” Unlike...

Fringe features several local podcasts

Very different from other types of KC Fringe Festival shows, “This Podcast is Uncalled for with Patrick Poe and Mike Czerniewski” bring something new for 2021. Host...

‘Cinderella’ opens tonight at TTIP

Posted by Bob Evans IT’S OPENING NIGHT! It’s time to find out… Will Ella find her Prince Charming? Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new...

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