NY Fringe Festival

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    Grimm

    A cursed necklace, a golden cloak, and potions figure in "Grimm," still another conflation of fairy tale stories, one better suited to “Sesame Street” than the stage, at the Fringe.

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    LOLPERA

    A new litter of singing and dancing felines hits the stage in Ellen Warkentine and Andrew Pedroza’s hysterical but uneven Fringe opera based on the Internet’s Lolcats photos.

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    Behind the Badge

    “Behind the Badge,” written and performed by Marrick Smith and Lachlan McKinney, is a vigorous two-man Fringe work about a cop and his son that’s based on true events.

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    Would

    David Marx’s drama “Would,” a Fringe Festival show, digs deeply into the psychology of self-forgiveness in its examination of a young man who was imprisoned for life at age 14.

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    NY Review: 'Independents'

    "Independents," with a book by Marina Keegan, at the New York Fringe Festival, is a beautifully crafted musical about the doubts and fears of 20-somethings.

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    NY Review: 'Gay Camp'

    The Fringe's "Gay Camp" is an entertaining if erratic romp that's distinguished by the comic agility of its three-person cast juggling multiple roles.

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    NY Review: 'The Women of Spoon River: Their Voices From the Hill'

    Actor-adapter Lee Meriwether's "The Women of Spoon River," a Fringe entry, focuses on the distaff population of Edgar Lee Masters' epitaphs to vivid effect.

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    NY Review: 'Pulp Shakespeare'

    A nimbly funny Fringe mash-up from Her Majesty's Secret Players, "Pulp Shakespeare" imagines how the Bard might have written the film "Pulp Fiction."

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    NY Review: 'The Art of Painting'

    Written and performed by Mark Chrisler, "The Art of Painting," a Fringe Festival show, is a masterful piece of heady writing about painter Jan Vermeer.

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    NY Review: 'Love Death Brains: A Pete Rydberg Musical Meme'

    An experiment to see if humans and zombies can coexist is at the center of "Love Death Brains," a promising but flawed tuner in the Fringe Festival.