August 22, 2017

As writers, we are always looking for a way to get our work produced.  How do we do that?  We submit to theatre companies or festivals and hope and pray that our work appeals to the select few who get to choose.

As artists who wish to produce their work or the work...

August 18, 2017

School of Rock is thrilled to participate in the St Lou Fringe Festival Family Day again this year! We're fortunate to enjoy a thriving community of music students and teachers at our schools, located in Ballwin and Kirkwood, and this event is a unique opportunity to e...

August 14, 2017

I gleefully stumbled upon Fringe the summer of 2015, when Mrs. Tracy Bono asked me to dress in eighteenth-century garb for the Fringe’s annual 5/fifths fundraising event. That particular year, the theme was "The Life and Times of Marie Antoinette." Dressing up was incr...

August 11, 2017

Being black isn’t easy. Before the content of your character is revealed, the color of your skin will be seen. I continue to see unarmed black men killed while the people of America say: “That’s not my problem.” “He shouldn’t have been there in the first place.” “He de...

August 9, 2017

While I’d been aware of the legendary Edinburgh Fringe, and fantasized what it was like, my first real taste of Fringe came in 2003. 

Midnight’s Dave Wassilak had found a show in Chicago that we instantly fell in love with The Hunchback Variations, from Mickle Maher and...

August 2, 2017

Five years ago I attended the second St Lou Fringe Festival as an audience member. The venue was comfortable and intimate. The show was surprisingly entertaining. The audience was excited and engaged. The staff was warm and friendly. The entire experience left me rethi...

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