Watermark on the Fringe: Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Ethel Merman

By : Danny Garcia
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Without stereotyping, I’ve come to the conclusion that there are two types of gay boys out there: Those who have a loving relationship with their mothers, where they become best friends or girlfriends if you will. They have a very open relationship, lunch and shop together, and mom would tend to welcome her son’s boyfriend with open arms.

Then, you have those mothers who simply resent their son’s homosexuality and try everything in their power to try to change them or just treat them like a total outcast. These are usually bible thumping god fearing women who may often be heard saying, “Just don’t tell your father.”

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Watermark’s 2017 Orlando Fringe Reviews

By : Watermark Staff
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Orlando Fringe is back, and so is Watermark’s team of rapid reviewers ready to hit the venues and take in some shows in between our visits to the beer tent and cheese curds truck.

Orlando Fringe is happening now through May 29, so get out there and live this amazing theater experience; and make sure to check back with this page throughout the festival to see what Team Watermark thought of some of your favorite shows.

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Orlando Fringe runs the gamut from hysterical to controversial to heartbreaking. Here are some of our favorite picks for this year!

By : Billy Manes
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In year 26 of everybody losing their minds in the Orlando theater scene for over a week, the Orlando Fringe once again brings the surprises and the guffaws – all the hurry-up-and-wait of queuing for your next aesthetic indulgence, along with the gratification of seeing some of your best friends, old and new, make theater an organic experience.

In many ways, this is Orlando’s centrifugal core for spinning and buttoning and ticketing your way toward bliss. As usual, there’s something for everybody: kids, teens, grown-ups, grown-ups who should know better. After a fantastic teaser show on April 17, appetites have been duly whetted, Excel charts and maps have been printed, the fiercest of the fierce are readying their Fringe game. There are hundreds of shiny things to see! Bring on May 16-29!

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