Rochester Fringe 2016: City's Daily Fringe Blogs 


The 2016 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival runs Thursday, September 15, through Saturday, September 24, and City Newspaper will be out EVERY NIGHT of the festival covering multiple shows. Check in first thing each morning for photos and reviews of the previous night's entertainment, listed below by date.

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Check out City's Preview Guide to the 2016 Rochester Fringe Festival

Thursday, September 15

Frank reviews Cirque Du Fringe: 'Miracle Cure

Jake reviews 'Anomaly'

Rebecca reviews 'Somnium,' 'Here I Lie,' and 'East of the Sun, West of the Moon'

Leah Stacy reviews 'The Kiss'

Friday, September 16

Frank reviews 'Dance Macabre' and checks out Friday on the Fringe

Rebecca reviews 'Confessions of a Prairie B;+@h,' and Patton Oswalt

Saturday, September 17

Frank reviews Left for Dead Improv and 'Flatfoots, Floozies & Murder'

Casey reviews PUSH Physical Theatre

Adam review the RIT Student Honors Showcase and 'Murder Night'

Rebecca reviews 'The A-is-for-Abortion Play,' and 'Underground Episodes'

Sunday, September 18

Adam reviews 'Muddy Track' and Big Wigs

David reviews 'Dangerous Theatre' and 'Marx in Soho'

Rebecca reviews 'Next Fall,' 'Commotion Dance Theatre,' and 'No More Words'

Monday, September 19

Leah reviews 'A Blue Sky Like No Other' and The 24-Hour Plays

Tuesday, September 20

David reviews 'Hearing Ophelia' and 'Theater Lieder'

Rebecca reviews "Seven Windows"

Wednesday, September 21

Leah Stacy reviews 'Dracula'

Rebecca reviews 'Planchette'

Extra shots: TriviaCITY and 'Dracula'

Thursday, September 22

David reviews 'The Eulogy' and Polite Ink

Rebecca reviews 'Scarred by the Somme'

Extra shots: "Xeno 911" and "Grrrl Gang"

Friday, September 23

Leah reviews 'Careless Whispers'

Adam reviews 'Grimms' Mad Tales,' 'Ruts!,' and Pandora Boxx

Frank reviews EstroFest and You'll Thank Me Later

Rebecca reviews 'Savage Sanctuary' and 'Guerrilla Art'

Saturday, September 24

David reviews 'The Oboe Show'

Rebecca reviews 'Central Library Sideshow,' Dangerous Signs, and ROC Bottom Slam Team

Adam reviews 'Spooky Stories in the Stacks' and 'The Hatchet Man'

Frank reviews Champagne Brown, Castle Creek, and 'White'

Extra shots: Blue Falcon and Gigantosaurus Rex

Comedian Jamie Lissow brings it home

Meet the writers covering Fringe 2016

Our picks for Free at the Fringe

What we want to see again

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