Emmy-winning actor Bill Oberst Jr. is Pulitzer-winning author Ray Bradbury in an exuberant tribute authorized by the Ray Bradbury Estate. With large-screen video and an original score, Ray Bradbury Live (forever) whirls through worlds fantastic, from Mars to the Cretaceous, including excerpts from classic Bradbury works.
Gather your friends to participate in the Indy Story Slam produced by IndyFringe and Storytelling Arts of Indiana. The Slam theme is "Saving the World." These up-to-five minute personal stories must be true, told in the first person and based on the theme. The theme is broad and may be interpreted many ways. (no props nor reading from the page.)
A 26 year old loses her virginity. To her coworker. Who has "broken" tattooed over his heart. She's also ghostwriting a book. For their boss. On middle-aged men's impotence. "too old to be this young" scrutinizes the vanity of aging and the shelf life of desire.
An award-winning, tour-de-folk operetta celebrating America’s vanishing original art form. In his final performance, an old folk singer confronts his lost love, experiences of the Vietnam War, years of political activism, adventures into the American wilderness, and death itself with five instruments, square-dance calling, and dirty jokes in this haunting, heartfelt hootenanny.
Twin Cities: https://www.twincities.com/2017/08/06/fringe-review-there-aint-no-more/
Set 20 years in the future when rape is supposedly eradicated, this powerful solo play seeks to raise awareness about sexual violence and combat systemic oppression through "Tour-de-Force" Qurrat Ann Kadwani’s eight characters. Politics, media, the legal system, psychology, education, male and female sexual assault, and LGBTQ inclusivity come together to unravel the intricacy of rape culture.
Steve Budd plays over a dozen characters based on real-life people, using their own words from interviews, in this "hilarious take on how people fall in love." Meet a New Age couple, a pair of Metalheads, and more. Best of the 2016 San Francisco Fringe.
The Marsh: https://themarsh.org/what_they_said_about_love/steve-budd/
What happens after #MeToo? “The O Diary” is a must for women - and their families - who need to understand the consequences of abuse against women. Betsy Blankenbaker’s provocative, funny, poignant, eccentric pilgrimage to heal and make peace with her body will surprise you with tears, laughter, and spark your curiosity to reclaim your voice in the world, too.
In 1991, David Boyle took over his ailing father's job as church organist and choir director. This solo show is a workplace confessional that explores 25-plus years of sometimes hilarious, sometimes poignant interactions with the congregation.
A not-your-average magic show from a not-your-average-magician. As Trigg takes us into his land of high-tech wizardry, we rediscover the magic of the modern world surrounding us. Fresh from national television appearances on Penn & Teller’s “Fool Us” and “Masters of Illusion” on the CW, he'll have you witnessing the impossible and laughing along the way.
IndyFringe Talks: http://indyfringetalks.com/millenial-magic-a-feast-for-the-eyes-and-a-pu...
A professional singer and storyteller, Elizabeth Young poignantly yet humorously describes what it is like to have landed in a place that looks a lot like her childhood home - where she often felt isolated and unaccepted by her seemingly perfect family. This is Elizabeth’s often hilarious struggle of trying to fit in, marrying late in life, and ultimately finding herself.