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Fringe Festival – Day 11

WebI came nowhere close to seeing a show in every slot of the festival this year.  While I know some people have such a goal, I try to strike a balance between watching theater and doing – you know – other things.

My choices are driven a little by who I know but also what I know I’ll like.  For instance, everyone loves Transatlantic Love Affair.  They produce really good dramatic theater.  I think their theater is fine but I’m a comedian.  I like to laugh.  A really good drama is still a little bit of a waste of time for me.

It may seem strange that I’d rather watch a bad comedy than a good drama but the great thing about the Fringe is I can make that choice.  It is the theatrical equivalent of a really good brunch buffet.  Everyone is going to find something they like.

I find the Fringe one of the most enriching experiences of my theatrical career.  It has made me a better writer.  It has connected me with other artists I would never have known.  It has taught me how to be a better producer.

The Fringe is over but connections I’ve made this year will bear fruit over the next several.  And that’s while I’ll be back.

I saw four shows on the final day of the Fringe.  Here’s what I thought!

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