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Best of the Fest, updated for Thursday 5/27:

Here’s my updated version of the Best of the Fest, with the addition of Oddlie:

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Here they are: The Best of the Fest

Around Wednesday of Fringe week is a good time to go for superlatives, so here I am with mine. Here’s my first annual Best of the Fest list — the best shows I’ve seen so far (with an addition from my co-critic Dean Johnson). These are don’t-miss shows, and I suspect there may be more to come during the Fringe’s final days. Keep a lookout.

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From the Fringe: ‘Plā’

Fringe review: ‘Plā,’ Jeff Wirth, Orlando

By Elizabeth Maupin

Alas for those of us who shrink from audience participation, who see it coming and shrivel so deeply into our seats (and into ourselves) that we can’t enjoy the rest of the show.

Jeff Wirth has figured us out. And he’s figured that if you make the people in the audience feel safe and comfortable, we’re more likely to join in voluntarily – and we’re much more likely to have a good time.

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