If You Held A Gun To My Head...
...or, if I could only see ten Fringe shows, what would they be and why?
First, Clearing The Decks
Then here's the full run-down, with write-ups on
#1 - Perpetual Motion Theater Company - The Depth of the Ocean
#2 - Dan Bernitt - Thanks for the Scabies, Jerkface
#3 - Jeffrey Barnes - Remember Who Made You
#4 - Noontime Theatre & Otsie Kerplotsie - I Want to be Musashi: A Clown Samurai Fantasy
#5 - Universal Dance Destiny - African Roads American Streets
#6 - The Donovan Ensemble - Don't Drop the Soap or Lutherans Gone Wild!
#7 - Shantz Theater - A Year in the Life of 25 Strangers Living in a City by the Lake
#8 - Four Humours Theatre - Deviled Eggs
#9 - Leaky Pen Inc. - Mittens for Fat Kids
#10 - Fresh Meat NYC - Fresh Meat
And here's a quick-and-dirty write-up for the time-challenged
And here's the low-down on returning favorites from pre-Fringe Top 10/Top 20 lists past...
Returning Top 10/20ers 2005 - the final version, with Tom Cassidy, Tenth Muse, Unbound, Live Action Set, Scrimshaw, Walking Shadow, Allegra, Three Sticks, and the Players of Notorious Temerity - plus an earlier version when the list was still fresh and the schedule not finalized
Returning Top 10ers 2004 - Chameleon Theater Circle, and Tim Uren - and an earlier post about that cadre of artists coming back
Returning Top 10ers 2003 - Kevin Kling, the Ministry of Cultural Warfare, and Kurt Hunter Marionettes - plus an earlier post on these folks