Few theatrical menus are as big and bizarre as that of the current New York International Fringe Festival. With a 10-day schedule of 142 eccentrically titled productions from 15 countries spread out among 20 performance sites around Lower Manhattan, it's important to adopt the proper smorgasbord mentality. First, no one should attempt to sample the whole thing.
Second, not all of the offerings are readily classifiable. (In fact, many of the odder-looking dishes appear to have been whipped up expressly for the occasion.) And finally, it's best not to be too picky. Remember, it's the glutton, not the gourmet, who thrives at the... More >>>