It’s all about the Fringe benefits.
What: Kick off the Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe with Karen Getz’s ode to love, death, and disco set against a late ’70s suburban backdrop.
Why: And you thought your life was intense.
When: Thurs.-Sept. 7.
Where: Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St. (215-985-0420). Showtimes and tickets online at pafringe.com.
What: High Dramma brings you bawdy humor in sketch comedy form.
Why: You love a dirty joke.
When: Fri.-Sept. 6.
Where: Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Ave. (215-427-9255). Showtimes and tickets online at pafringe.com.
What: You and a friend perform the two-person show Etiquette at the Last Drop Coffeehouse. You’ll be fed a script through headphones and only you and your friend will know it’s a performance. The other patrons around you will figure it out. Or not.
Why: Is anyone the wiser? Ever?
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: 1300 Pine St. (215-893-9262). Tickets online at pafringe.com.
What: The free-to-see video installation explores the limitations we face communicating with others.
Why: Something to relate to.
When: Fri.-Sept. 14.
Where: Bambi, 1817 Frankford Ave. (215-423-2668).
Photo Credit: Matt Clowney/Mime Boy Productions