Mar 13, 2014


All part of the show: ‘Out of the Loop’ actors interact with the audience

Nancy Churnin | | March 10, 2014

ADDISON — Immediacy has always proved the trump card of live theater — the sense of being there that no filmed version of entertainment can truly match. As if sensing that advantage and emphasizing it, several programs in this latest roundup of the 2014 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival include performers who interact with the audience. WaterTower Theatre’s 10-day annual celebration of theater, music, dance and art continues through Sunday.


‘Robert’s Eternal Goldfish,’ by Audacity Theatre Lab
Like a cross between Seinfeld’s George Costanza and comedian Lewis Black, Brad McEntire berates an audience member for something he accuses her of thinking. With a little tightening and shortening, McEntire could make this journey — from a man filled with hate to one transformed by the kindness of a stranger and a goldfish — even more moving and funny.
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