A pop-up performance in a trash bin on Eddy Street is just one of many quirky highlights of the San Francisco Fringe Festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Starting Wednesday, the 12-day event at the Exit theaters in the Tenderloin features more than 40 productions — of all kinds. Read More
It’s a crap shoot, of course — the San Francisco Fringe Festival is not juried, so you take your chances.
This year, almost all the offerings, which run through Sunday, are staged in the Exit Theatre’s multiplex — four small spaces, plus a new green room open to the public, and the café, where some performances also take place.
I chose four plays based largely on schedule (two per night) and descriptions in the Fringe brochure. Read More