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Polygon Comedy Presents: The Fringe! (Studio 34, 08Sep13)

What they say it is: Polygon Comedy is celebrating Fringe the best way we know how–with great local independent comedy from around the area! Join us for standup, sketch, comedy, improv, storytelling, and everything in between! After a busy weekend that included two Live Arts/Fringe events (Thursday and Friday) a friend’s afternoon wedding on Saturday, … Continue reading

Break/Drift/Resist (Philadelphia Soundstages, 06Sep13)

What they say it is: Seven women climb ropes, spark chain reactions, catch each other, swing, slide, and crash. Break/Drift/Resist is dynamic new aerial dance theater from Tangle Movement Arts, part of the 2013 Philly FringeArts festival. Tangle‚Äôs movers ricochet from floor to ceiling in this performance inspired by the friction and warmth of a … Continue reading

The Ballad of Joe Hill (Eastern State Penitentiary, 05Sep13)

What they say it is: Inside Eastern State Penitentiary, a lone woman sings a haunting refrain before kicking off a raucous vaudeville party with a ragtag band of clowns. With dark humor and the high-energy movement of early animation, they enact the story of Joe Hill, union leader, songwriter, and the defendant in a sensationalistic … Continue reading