Watermark on the Fringe: “Pianos to the Death Game Show”

By : Danny Garcia
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A flamboyant game show host named Morgan (who resembles Powerline from “A Goofy Movie”) and his two minions, Joy and Harmony, lead you through “Pianos to the Death Game Show,” a literal battle to the death game show featuring three contestants. The music is chosen by  audience members as they spin the digital wheel on a handheld tablet to choose the song categories where the contestants must sing for their life.

The show, calling to mind fight-for-your-life films like “The Running Man” and “The Hunger Games,” is a blend of a dystopian future world and a dueling piano bar.

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Watermark on the Fringe: Roller Derby Saved My Soul

By : Anna M. Johnson
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Canadian Nancy Kenny’s one-woman show is back at Fringe for another two weeks of soul-saving. Roller Derby Saved My Soul rolls back to Orlando Fringe this year following its success last year. The show continues to be a quirky and polished hour of fun.

Kenny’s main character Amy opens the show in a place we’ve all been in at one point – sitting on her couch watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer and eating popcorn, which she passes around to the audience. Her “cool sister” June (also played by Kenny) calls and invites Amy to her roller derby game. Amy’s dreams of finally becoming like one of the badass female superheroes she sees on TV are fulfilled as she tries her feet at the sport.

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