Watermark on the Fringe: Wanzie’s “Monorail Inferno”

By : Danny Garcia
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Disney’s aging monorail system — a tram that transports guests around Walt Disney World — pops up occasionally in the news with technical issues such as doors not opening, trams getting stuck and, in one tragic case, the death of a Disney cast member when two of the trams collided. But before any of that, there was one major monorail event that occurred on June 26, 1985 which inspired Michael Wanzie to create a musical called “Monorail Inferno.”

Originally premiering at the Parliament House’s Footlight Theatre in the 1980s and revived from the ashes about ten years ago, this musical comedy (which hits some serious dramatic notes as well) returns with showings in Orlando Fringe’s Silver Venue.

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Watermark’s 2018 Orlando Fringe Reviews

By : Watermark Staff
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Orlando Fringe is back at Loch Haven Park and happening now through Memorial Day. In honor of its tagline “United We Fringe,” we are uniting all of our Fringe reviews in one spot.

We have our team of theater gurus out seeing the shows and letting you know which ones made us laugh, made us cry and made us say “that’s the Fringiest thing I’ve ever seen!” So cop-a-squat on the Fringe lawn next to your beer and cheese curds and check out Team Watermark’s 2018 Orlando Fringe reviews.

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The 27th Annual Orlando International Fringe Festival presents the Fringe-O-Matic

By : Jeremy Williams
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The Orlando International Fringe Festival is back for its 27th year at Loch Haven Park and its surrounding neighborhoods. The festival runs May 15-28 with 130 shows ranging from small, intimate one-person productions to big budget musical extravaganzas with dozens of performers joined together under the festival’s 2018 tagline… United We Fringe!

“United We Fringe speaks to the belief that Orlando Fringe is a place where you can escape your everyday troubles in life,” says Brian Sikorski, Orlando Fringe’s marketing coordinator. “This is a place where you can come together with people from all different walks of life for a common purpose and enjoying each other’s company. People from different countries, of different ethnicities and sexual identities and religious beliefs all come to Orlando Fringe. We want to celebrate that unity.”

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