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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: ‘The Blood Feather’

Fringe review: ‘The Blood Feather,’ Uncarved Block Productions, Clermont, FL

By Elizabeth Maupin

The kind of horror no person should have led to Sarai Goley’s writing The Blood Feather, a first-person account of her relationship with an abusive boyfriend and her difficulty in breaking free. Like the Fringe’s other solo show about sexual violence, T-O-T-A-L-L-Y, The Blood Feather can make you reel, and it can bring your own blood to a boil. Only Goley’s inexperience in writing and staging her own show keeps this drama from having the impact it could have.

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