The third iteration of the Providence Fringe Festival is the biggest yet, with a whole slew of locals and out-of-towners presenting edgy work that’s low investment (cheap and short) and high impact (potentially). Scattered across eight locations, I made a really ambitious and probably kind of unrealistic itinerary for the five night affair: highlights this year tend towards the historical and include pieces inspired by Greek mythology, 1940s radio dramas, and Victoria Woodhull, the first American woman to run for president. There’s also a surreal play about seventies airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper – an unsolved case that the FBI closed just a few weeks ago – as well as dance performances, music, comedy, and a whole family day on Saturday. Tonight’s two best bets are happening in the same space: poet Kate Colby’s Completist Panic at 7pm, followed by Passive Aggressive Novelty Company’s dance performance A Familiar Sense of Slip at 8pm.
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July 26 2016
|Date:||July 26, 2016|
|Time:||7:00 pm - 8:00 pm|
|Cost:||$5 – $10|
|Event Categories:||Books, Featured, Performance, Theatre|
|Event Tags:||Aurora, Books, dance, festivals, FringePVD, Kate Colby, Passive Aggressive Novelty Company, Performance, Theatre|
Aurora276 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States