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‘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...

Political humor skyrockets radio sketch comedy to huge following

By Bob Evans Depend on the creative and twisted minds of “Right Between the Ears” to write and produce a timely, annual show for the KC Fringe Festival that nails...

Life story brings laughs amid sorrow and choices

By Bob Evans True stories unlock past situations and provide therapeutic relief for the truth-teller and the audience alike which gives such stories as Jamie...

Folk Music lives on in one man piece at Phospor

By Bob Evans Hats off to Willi Carlisle for his one man show that gives a sense of history to the original American music genre: Folk Music, in his hour long play that...

Cab Calloway tribute spotlights entertainer’s history

By Bob Evans Sit down and get ready to hear the story of one of Jazz’ pioneers of the big bands when Br. John performs his best work to date at the Kansas City Fringe...

Yiddish vocabulary expands Dick and Jane stories

By Bob Evans Oy Vey! If you know Yiddish, you will love this show because “Yiddish with Dick and Jane” makes fun of the classic children’s story with some added...

Racial prejudice rears ugly head in ‘Respectful Prostitute’

By Bob Evans Sometimes a show surprises the audience with something completely unexpected as does “Respectful Prostitute” where the story does concern a prostitute,...

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