Single White Fringe Geek

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Blogger Matthew A. Everett covers theater year-round, with a focus on the Minnesota Fringe Festival during the summers. Matthew is a playwright and three-time recipient of support from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: Theater, Fringe Festival, Reviews, Playwriting, Top Ten, Top Twenty, Previews, The Short List

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"Tell us a story, mother..." on Sep 27, 2011 in Incubator - Rubicon WaltzWhen the script for Medea and Jason: Rubicon Waltz was still taking its final shape in early rehearsals back in early 2009 down in Iowa, I was sitting in on a production meeting and suddenly realized that I hadn't set up the story properly. It's one...



Closing weekend of Yarrrh! - Because we all need a little lusty, busty sometimes on Sep 23, 2011 in The Short List, 4 Stars - Excellent, Theater reviewsIf you're feeling a little Fringe withdrawal as summer fades behind us, and applications for the next Minnesota Fringe Festival go-round are still several weeks away, might I suggest some lusty female pirate action? One of this year's encore winners...



Review - Leonce and Lena - Who knew Georg Buchner was so funny? on Sep 11, 2011 in , Theater reviewsNormally when the name of 19th-century German playwright Georg Buchner comes up, my first thought isn't "goofy romantic comedy." But with Buchner's play Leonce and Lena, currently on display at the Walker Community United Methodist Church...



Review - An Evening With Jonbenet Ramsey - Wolfpack Productions - 5 stars on Aug 22, 2011 in 5 Stars - Life-Altering Experience, Theater reviewsHere's hoping Wolfpack Productions' staging of An Evening With Jonbenet Ramsey doesn't fall victim to the double-edged sword that is its title. The title is catchy, of course, but is just as likely to put people off who might be afraid of an evening...



Fringe Review - Red Resurrected - Isabel Nelson - 5 stars on Aug 14, 2011 in Fringe Archives 2011, 5 Stars - Life-Altering Experience, Fringe bloggingWell, it took me 37 shows but I've finally seen one that I'd really like to see a second time. It's also one that everyone else should see if they love good theater. (And Red Resurrected nabbed the encore slot at the Lab Theater as the most popular...



Fringe Review - The 612 - Rogues Gallery Arts - 2-1/2 stars on Aug 12, 2011 in Fringe Archives 2011, , Fringe bloggingOf all the Fringe shows Mom and I saw together, we thought The 612 from Rogues Gallery Arts was the only one that didn't quite hold together. It's better in the idea stage that it turned out here in execution. A site-specific theater piece, set i...