NY Fringe Festival

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    June and Nancy

    Actor-playwright Michelle Ramoni’s “June and Nancy,” a Fringe entry about an extramarital lesbian love affair in 1950s Manhattan, though not uninteresting, is definitely ungainly.

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    The Hills Are Alive!

    Frankie Johnson and Eric Thomas Johnson have imagined a hilarious, darkly campy version of what happens after “The Sound of Music” in the Fringe musical “The Hills Are Alive!”

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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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    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.

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    NY Review: 'Bang! The Curse of John Wilkes Booth

    A dandy one-man Fringe show written and performed by Scott Baker, "Bang! The Curse of John Wilkes Booth" explores the myth that Booth was never captured.

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    The Apocalypse of John

    In “The Apocalypse of John,” a scatterbrained Fringe comedy from the Serious Theatre Collective, it’s the end of the world at the Players Theatre.

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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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    Hanafuda Denki : A Tale of Fantastic Traditional Playing Cards

    A mixture of ghost stories andWeimarcabaret, “Hanafuda Denki,”Tokyo’s Ryuzanji Company’s adaptation of “The Threepenny Opera,” is sometimes inexplicable but always delightful.

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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: 'Quest for the West: Adventures on the Oregon Trail!'

    Based on the Oregon Trail computer game, "Quest for the West" is a Fringe musical that plays for nostalgic laughs, with promising hints of a deeper story.