Spoken Word

Zeus’ Cuckoo

Michael Shaeffer Show Information: He’s the artist MAXIMUM ROCKNROLL magazine calls “inexplicable but totally hilarious” and the Minneapolis Star Tribune hails as “brilliantly funny, unpretentious, and engaging.”  National Poetry Slam poet and pop culture maven Michael Shaeffer flies in from Alaska to spin silly stories from Greek gods to 80s rock, from frisky frogs to Foghorn…

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Twice Conceived

Jamie Mayo Show Information: Two Faeries. One curse: innumerable tragedies, no two alike. One family: a multitude of generations. One cure: more deadly than the curse? One cursebreaker: one lifetime to get it right. Part twist on the Sleeping Beauty fairytale, part personal story with a ghost or two thrown in, this spoken word performance…

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Surviving Love

Malcolm Grissom Show Information: You don’t need to go to Oz to find love.  Love can be a beautiful, tropical sunset on a cloudy day, or a pristine beach… filled with quicksand. For Malcolm Grissom, it’s the whirlpool that drags him underwater, spits him onto the beach, only to be dragged into the sand. At…

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The Secret Book of Jesus

Maximum Verbosity Show Information: Hidden in Egyptian tombs. Buried in earthenware jars. Traded in dark antiquities markets. For the first time in history, the Gospels suppressed or ignored by the early church have been combined to give a complete portrait of the life of Jesus: his parents’ miraculous marriage; his bizarre killing sprees as an…

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The Platform: S.I.N. and Political Strings

Sahjkaya Show Information: A visit from the Mother of the Universe to deliver a message to humanity thru her Sun. SahjKaya. Enlightening, breaking of the facade. Be released from religious emotional economic spiritual physical mental slavery. All is misinterpreted. Divine Intervention, in Spoken word Song the Message now is come. the time for the healing…

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The Mosquito Radio Hour

A Swarm of Tellers Show Information: The Moth Radio Hour… “the show dances between documentary and theater, creating a unique, intimate, and often enlightening experience for the audience….”…crap: That is plagiarism. Well, we are not that show. Each night will bring a swarm of tellers inspired by the theme telling true stories of irritations, annoyances,…

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Dueling Preachers at the Fringe Festival

Br. John and Joyce Slater Show Information: Dr. U. B. Healed, an evangelist and bishop, and Sister Sweet Angel of Heaven, Miss Annabelle Jones, have come together at last to prove their worth. Who is the better preacher? They go toe-to-toe on religious and political issues, raising hell and a little fire and brimstone that…

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CosmoLyrical

Phil Long and Beth Marshall Show Information: KC FRINGE WORLD PREMIERE! Brought to you by former Orlando Fringe Producer known for KC FRINGE HITS (“The Screw You Revue”, “L’Ange Avec Les Fleurs” and “Bric-A-Brac”) A mixed-martial metaphorical brain ride for the gypsy hopeful that asks the ultimate question, “What if it’s ALL poetry?” An atheist…

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