Friday, May 27, 2016

Weekend Top 6 Fringe Picks for May 28th and 29th.

Saturday May 28, 2016 
5:45pm to 6:45pm A Long Time Ago: The Eighties Strike Back. Orange Venue. John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center 812 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803. The show is a retelling of the Original Star Wars Trilogy blended with the Neon-nougat center of the 1980's. Classic characters are skewered by 80's archetypes and all the moments are captured in 80's song parodies. Relive the only three Star Wars movies in a whole new way.

6:15pm to 6:30pm $10. 21 Chump Street: The Musical. Purple Venue. John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center 812 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803. A high schooler falls in love with an undercover cop. 21 Chump St. An action packed, 15 minute musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Creator of 'Hamilton' and 'In The Heights' and from NPR's This American Life.

10pm to 11:30pm $11. Joe's NYC Bar. St. Matthew's Tavern at the Orlando Beer Garden
1300 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803. Joe's NYC Bar is thrilled to return for the 25th Anniversary of the festival and our 6th year of being a part of the Orlando Fringe. This year we will clear 40 performances during Fringe (2001-04, 15-16) and our 100th performance of the show over all. During our run, over 150 of Orlando's finest musicians, painters and actors have made Joe's their home.

Sunday May 29, 2016
7pm to 7:15pm Donation. Assassinations and Other Macabre Tales. Jamie Mikens theater (a closet) John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center 812 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803.  Creepy true stories of the American Presidency told to you by puppets. Held in an dark intimate theater filled with the macabre. It’s the stories you wish they would have taught you in school.

7pm to 8pm $10. Douchbags. Yellow Theater in the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center 812 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803. Step inside the cringe-worthy lives of three American males as we explore the inner-workings of the 21st century douchebag in their native habitat. A shocking commentary on modern relationships, "Douchebags" is sure to raise eyebrows and bring the laughs.

9:30pm to 10:30pm $11. Phantasmagoria: Wickeder Little Tales. Orange Venue. John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center 812 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803. This show thunders into the Fringe  with its evocative, haunting and whimsical tales of horror, “Phantastical” dance, music, explosive stage combat, large scale puppetry and enthralling storytelling. 

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