'The Tea Party Project': Failing to break any ground
'Irrelevant Acts of Entertainment': Galactica is perfectly in sync
'Lysistrata... The Musical!': Let's talk about sex (and lack of it)
'The Imaginary Autopsee': A framework for physical comedy
'Finn McCool': Dizzy Miss Lizzie's Roadside Revue returns with a classic tale that rocks
'Terre Haute': Edmund White's literary destination
'When ET Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest': Despite the name, one serious musical
'A Thing for Redheads': John Morogiello's new play falls flat
'Romeo & Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending': Rising from the ashes of a thousand terrible high-school productions
Check out our list of reviewed Fringe performances and vote for your favorite.
Visit the Going Out Guide for listings and descriptions of the more than 100 Fringe Festival productions.
- 'Handbook for Hosts' is a refreshing throwback
- 'Super Claudio Brothers' sends audiences through a time warp
- 'Darfur: The Greatest Show on Earth' turns satire into sideshow
- 'Garage/dances' lacks polish but yields fun
- Tales of Argentina's disappeared in 'Letters to Clio - Part II, Margarita'
- 'Love Noir: The Music of Lenny, Kurt & Harold': A bland musical sampling
- '(snap)shots from a Greyhound headed home': A welcome glimpse at a young choreographer
- 'Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting' revels in the bizarre, random and absurd
- X-Men marks the spot in 'Superheroes Who Are Super!'
- 'Tales of Love and Sausages': Clownish, if juvenile, fun
- 'Ridgefield Middle School Talent Nite' makes good, awkward fun of adolescence
- 'Chlamydia dell'Arte': A comedic take on sex
- The surreal philosophizing of 'Secret Obscenities'
- 'Eight': Moving portraits of crumbling lives
- A fresh take on Chekhov in 'The Nina Variations'
- 'Chart Toppers of 1349' reaches for the stars, top 40-style
- 'The Horrors of Online Dating' offers no lessons but lots of blood
- 'The Cloak Room' challenges your hearing, and your sanity
- Push/Pull Theater exchanges Scottish accent for capoeira twist in 'Macbeth'
- 'One Man Lord of the Rings': A gleeful Tolkien homage
- Landless Theatre's 'Carrie Potter at the New Moon Prom': A crowd-pleaser for all manner of sci-fi geeks
- Beethoven and Quasimodo join forces in 'The Hunchback Variations'
- All reviewed Fringe performances
About the Capital Fringe Festival
The fifth annual Capital Fringe Festival spotlights more than 100 shows over 18 days. The theatrical buffet, which is uncurated and open to all, includes dance, musicals, spoken word, performance art and experimental theater productions.