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April 3-16, 2014

April 3-16, 2014

Minnesota Fringe Festival: The Fringe File

Rockstar Storytellers: Minnesota Beach Party!

Rockstar Storytellers: Minnesota Beach Party!

Presented by Rockstar Storytellers
hosted by Courtney McLean
Playing April 6, 2014
at Bryant-Lake Bowl in Minneapolis
$2 off with a Fringe button

The polar vortex lasted one day too long, and something in the collective Rockstar consciousness snapped. We'll level our own unique buffet of personality disorders against lingering seasonal depression, where the sand meets the surf and the urge meets the surge and OH GOD WE JUST WANT TO FEEL AGAIN

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Nacirema: Stories of Color

Nacirema: Stories of Color

Presented by nimbus
Mitchell Frazier
Playing April 5-27, 2014
at Nimbus Theater in Minneapolis
$2 off each ticket with a Fringe button

Nacirema is funny. It's painful, satirical, offensive, and real. It believes that to be color blind is to ignore the beauty of color. Nacirema is America and Americans and these are their stories.

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The Theater of Public Policy

The Theater of Public Policy

Presented by Danger Boat Productions
Created by Tane Danger & Brandon Boat
Playing April 7-May 22, 2014
at Bryant Lake Bowl in Minneapolis
Tickets $7 with Fringe Button.

Mass transit, education policy, public data, and apple breeding. Just some of the issues The Theater of Public Policy will tackle this season. Live interviews with newsmakers inspire some of the Twin Cities funniest improvisers. It's like civics class, but with comedy, theater, and beer.

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Merry Spider Cafe

Merry Spider Cafe

Presented by Ferrari McSpeedy
Created by Ferrari McSpeedy
Playing April 11-26, 2014
at BNW Student Union-2605 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis
$3 off each ticket with a Fringe button!

"Merry Spider Cafe" is a brand new sketch comedy revue written and performed by Ferrari McSpeedy. Mike and Joe will aim their fast-paced, absurd sketch comedy style right at your funny muscles. FMCS is NOT in the Fringe (wait list #295!) this year, so now might be your only chance to catch them!

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Tales from Camelot

Tales from Camelot

Presented by Six Elements Theatre
Written by phillip andrew bennett low
Playing April 11-19, 2014
at Northrup King - Studio 402b in Minneapolis
$3 off using the code fringe6e on Brown Paper Tickets

An evening of two shows: Broceliande; or the Death of Merlin - a dreamscape of music, language, and dance. Followed by The Rise of General Arthur - where the fifth century meets the twenty-first as Lance-Corporal Pellinore is shipped off to Baghdad. It's King Arthur's story as you've never heard it.

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Letters to Sala

Letters to Sala

Presented by Sabes JCC
Written by Arlene Hutton
Playing March 22-April 6, 2014
at Sabes JCC in Minneapolis
$10 each with Fringe button

Letters to Sala is a remarkable story of a young girl's survival during wartime Germany. Five years. Seven Nazi labor camps. Over 350 hidden letters. Sala Garncarz Kirschner kept her secret for over fifty years, concealing her incredible history in a Spill-and-Spell box.

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Dead Man's Cell Phone

Dead Man's Cell Phone

Presented by Theatre in the Round Players
Directed by Jamil Jude
Playing March 21-April 13, 2014
at Theatre in the Round in Minneapolis
2-for-1's on Sundays with a Fringe Button

Jean's solitary lunch is interrupted by the ringing of a nearby diner's cell phone. In a fit of boldness, she approaches him -- only to find he died over his soup. She decides to answer the phone, which begins an odd relationship with the dead man -- and her own odyssey of bizarre, surreal comedy.

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Eastern Standard

Eastern Standard

Presented by Workhouse Theatre Company
Written by Richard Greenberg
Playing March 28-April 13, 2014
at The Warren in Minneapolis
$2 off each ticket with Fringe button, use code FRINGE ordering online

When four New Yorkers too clever and privileged for their own good - architect, TV writer, stockbroker, painter - cross paths with a homeless woman and a waitress/actress, their personal and professional entanglements spiral hilariously out of control in ways they could never have imagined.

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7 Psalms cd Release Concert

7 Psalms CD Release Concert

Presented by Jeremy Walker
Written by Jeremy Walker
Playing April 11, 2014
at Benson Great Hall, Bethel University in St Paul
$10 ticket with Fringe button. Up to 4 tickets

Cd Release concert for jazz quartet, choir and soloist. "Inspired by Johnny Cash and John Coltrane, Mozart’s Requiem Mass, Bach’s Mass in B Minor and Radiohead, Walker wrote new music for the ancient Hebrew poems that are cries for help, howls of frustration and shouts of joy" Star Tribune

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Minnesota Fringe Festival: The Fringe File

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