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5:59 am on Wednesday May 23, 2012

Don't forget about the funny: Piccolo Fringe kicks off on Friday

'Tis the Piccolo Spoleto and Spoleto season, which means art, culture, and a ton of tourists are about to take over our fair city. It also means the return of Piccolo Fringe -- 64 shows of improv, sketch, plays and musical comedy from around the...
1:00 pm on Wednesday May 11, 2011

Piccolo Fringe at Theatre 99 tickets on sale (update: more details)

Image by TheDigitelUpdate May 11: Following are some updates straight from Theatre 99 rep Brandy Sullivan: The Have Nots! Comedy Improv Company will be doing six shows during Piccolo Fringe, but we are selling our tickets for $12.50 each through www...
8:58 am on Monday May 31, 2010

Final Frankenmatt show is at 10 tonight

Doing improv means you're not really sure what your topic will be until  the audience shouts out suggestiuons. Frank Caeti and Matt Craig asked for "two words crammed together to make a new word." Read more stories on this subject in our Spoleto...
6:20 pm on Sunday May 30, 2010

Piccolo Fringe: Chicago's 'The Reckoning' serves up sushi in Charleston

Image by Chuck BoydWell, not really an actual Japanese meal but The Reckoning improv group asked the audience for one word for the entire show. That word Sunday at 9 p.m. was Sushi. Theatre 99 - host of the 10th annual Piccolo Fringe - offered the...
11:00 am on Tuesday May 25, 2010

Spoleto/Piccolo Spoleto/Piccolo Fringe

The season of summer arts festivals is upon us and we wanted to break down the differences between the big three that reign supreme in the Holy City. Let's start off with the granddaddy of them all: Spoleto Festival USA. Spoleto Festival USA was...
11:31 am on Thursday April 29, 2010

2010 Piccolo Fringe schedule is out

There's been much chatter about the forthcoming return of Piccolo and Piccolo Spoleto. And that can mean only one thing: The return of chatter about the laugh-a-lot Piccolo Fringe. We've just received this year's list of shows and are still...
12:29 pm on Friday June 5, 2009

The Banana Monologues are NOT canceled tonight

Image by Geoff Marshall/The DigitelImage by 20090605-bannana.jpg Get more coverage in our Spoleto special section. There's an erroneous report floating around that The Banana Monologues show for tonight has been canceled, and the good folks at...
4:16 am on Monday June 1, 2009

Piccolo Fringe gets its due

Image by Nate Mallard/TheDigitelImage by theater99.jpg A shot from Frankenmatt, one of Fringe's sketch performances.I'll be perfectly honest, while I've been interested in Piccolo Fringe in years past, I've seen no division between Piccolo Spoleto...
3:42 pm on Saturday May 30, 2009

Frankenmatt: Sketch comedy at its best (updated with video)

Image by Nate Mallard/TheDigitelImage by theater99.jpgNate Mallard, one of our video aficionados, and I were privileged to be able to check out Frankenmatt on Wednesday, May 27, at Theatre 99, and it was a blast. I give them an A+! The pair hailing...
5:10 pm on Thursday May 28, 2009

Checking out the Piccolo outdoor arts exhibition

Image by Geoff Marshall/The DigitelImage by mariongallery.jpg Grab an embedable version. The Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Juried Art Exhibition is at Marion Square for the duration of Spoleto and is always good look around. Get more coverage in our...

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