Tag Archives: Reviews

May 20

Fringe Review: God is a Scottish Drag Queen

What if God was a hairy-legged, barefoot, Scottish drag-queen comedian in a floral business suit with a drinking problem? Writer and performer Michael Delamont answers that question with God is a Scottish Drag Queen.   Think Mrs. Doubtfire crossed with Dame Edna. In this original, side-splitting stand-up act, you’ll learn that God has a biting […]

May 20

Fringe Review: Circle

In this touching, raw look at real-life relationships, Christel Bartelse (Significant Me) and Bob Brader expertly portray four characters each in eight duets that truly comes full-circle. Circle is a daisy chain of open relationships, affairs, BDSM, sexuality, babies and lies that is funny, poignant, and honest. While the chemistry between the characters being portrayed […]

May 20

Fringe Review: A Field Guide To The Gays

Biting, Ballsy and illuminative, A Field Guide to the Gays is a true class act. Professor Logan Donahoo offers a class in Gay 101 with a lot of heart and a lot of “T.” Writer and performer Donahoo serves up a literal salad bar of gay-dom. It’s a history lesson, a vocabulary lesson, it’s interactive […]

May 18

Fringe Review: 4 Truths & a Lie

Since 2010, this sketch has been charming and delighting audiences. In this abridged version of the hit L.A. show, five storytellers are asked to tell a short story from their lives based on a theme given them. The catch: one of the storytellers is lying through their pretty little teeth. At the end of the […]

May 18

Fringe Review: Miss Inner Beauty

With Miss Inner Beauty, Writer/Director Sheli Nathan-Miller makes her Fringe debut, bringing you into the pun-filled pageant world of three inner-beautiful women. Contestants are judged on the beauty they have way, way…way deep down. “These beauties have been working their inner tushies off,” listless personality-less host Sheli says. The three unique ladies include Josefina, who […]

May 16

Review: “Memphis: The Musical” at Bob Carr through Sunday, May 19

The smash Broadway musical Memphis comes to Orlando for the last stop of its national tour, which plays through Sunday at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. Based loosely on Dewey Phillips, Memphis tells the story of a white Memphis DJ in the 1950s who was one of the first in the nation to broadcast […]

May 16

Fringe Review: Urban Hermit

Rachel Nelson takes you on a cross-country trip through interpretive Lilith Fair-style story-telling. This intimate one-woman show, told through wasp-y vocals and multi-faceted instrumentals, lets you into Nelson’s journey from being a self-proclaimed pot-smoking, boozing “urban hermit” to finding a balance through music to deal with her social anxiety and finding confidence through street busking. […]

May 16

Fringe Review: Blue & Tod: In The Black

I wish all cabaret was this riotous. Who knew Pearl Jam and Muse could be turned cabaret? Or am I at a negro spiritual? Orlando Fringe Festival icons Blue and Tod Kimbro are back In The Black. The lively duo enraptures their audience with their literal adaptation of “Black Cabaret;” black back-up singers, band, songs […]