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Upcoming Slate of Fringe Encores Announced by Know Theatre of Cincinnati

CFF_logoIn this week’s newsletter, the Know Theatre of Cincinnati announced a slate or upcoming Fringe Encores.

Full details will be released soon, but you can plan on being able to catch the following productions one more time:

  • OCCUPATIONAL PLEASURES from Homegrown Theatre
  • CINDERBLOCK from Homegrown Theatre (technically part of SERIALS 2!: THUNDERDOME but as Chris Wesselman says, “whatevs.”)
  • dungeon from Hit the Lights, Dad! Theatre Company (2015 Audience Pick of the Fringe!)
  • HUNGRY MOTHER from Vodianoi
  • CODY CLARK: A DIFFERENT WAY OF THINKING from Cody Clark
  • CHEMISTRY from The Cake Shop Theatre Company (2015 Producer’s Pick of the Fringe!)
  • Paul’s Strickland’s Trailer Park Triology (AIN’T TRUE AND UNCLE FALSE, PAPA SQUAT’S STORE OF SORTS and TALES TOO TALE FOR TRAILERS)

Details have been announced for SHE’S CRAZY (AND OTHER MENTAL HEALTH MYTHS), running Sunday through Tuesday and A LITTLE BUSINESS AT THE BIG TOP coming Sept. 3-5.

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My 2015 Cincy Fringe Show Rankings

CFF_Moonlight After MidnightBelow I am ranking the shows I’ve attended to date. Links to reviews added as they become available.

  1. MOONLIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT
  2. HITCHHIKERS MAY BE INMATES | Review
  3. HEARD | Review
  4. TALES TOO TALL FOR TRAILERS | Review
  5. EDGAR ALLAN | Review
  6. OCCUPATIONAL PLEASURES
  7. CHEMISTRY
  8. DOG SHOW | Review
  9. KISS AROUND PASS AROUND | Review
  10. ZOMBIE-LOGUE | Review
  11. CODA (CHILDREN OF DEAF ADULTS)
  12. CODY CLARK: A DIFFERENT WAY OF THINKING | Review
  13. DUNGEON | Review
  14. PREFER NOT TO SAY
  15. !KE: /XARRA //KE A NEW AFRICAN FOLK TALE
  16. FIXATE
  17. YOU SEEM PRETTY GREAT
  18. MOUTHY BITCH
  19. THE FAMOUS HAYDELL SISTERS COMEBACK TOUR
  20. CATHEDRAL CITY | Review
  21. SHIRTZENCOCKLE
  22. WE GOTTA CHEER UP GARY
  23. VALIDATE ME
  24. RADIO GOMORRAH LIVE!
  25. METH: A LOVE STORY | Review
  26. DOWN AMONG THE VULTURES | Review

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CODY CLARK: A DIFFERENT WAY OF THINKING Review

CFF_Cody ClarkLinks to all reviews can be found using the REVIEWS link at the top of the page. Blog postings, links and more are available on my Facebook fan page. You can also receive updates on Twitter from @BTCincyRob.

CODY CLARK: A DIFFERENT WAY OF THINKING presented by Cody Clark as part of the 2015 Cincinnati Fringe Festival.

You can read the show description here.

Cody Clark is a talented young magician and a savvy performer. Cody also has autism.

Reading that in his show information, the word doesn’t have any real-world meaning for me. No one in my extended family or circle of friends has this neurodevelopmental disorder.

During his show, Cody discusses the social deficits and communication difficulties he and other people with autism experience. He also shares funny and, at times, poignant stories of growing up, and the challenges he faced. All complimented by a wide-array of magic tricks. The story of his Mee-Maw, and his family’s obsession with Velveeta Cheese (with accompanying sleight-of-hand) was a personal favorite.

What I find most impressive about what Cody does, is that his desire to perform his magic in front of an audience is, in ways, in direct conflict with his disorder. His determination to succeed and love for what he does is inspiring.

Cody personifies what he encourages his audience to do: embrace and celebrate what makes you, you.

Overall an entertaining performance that offers some new insight into the human condition . Four performances remain through June 6.

I would enjoy hearing what you think about the show or my review. All I ask is that you express your opinion without attacking someone else’s opinion. You can post your comments below.

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CFF15: CODY CLARK: A DIFFERENT WAY OF THINKING

CFF_Cody ClarkCODY CLARK: A DIFFERENT WAY OF THINKING
Presented as part of the Cincinnati Fringe Festival ’15
Art Academy Commons
Over-the-Rhine 

Cody Clark has a different way of thinking, a different way of seeing the world. He discovered his love for magic at age 11, 9 years and 9 months after his parents discovered he had autism. Through stage magic and story, sleight of hand and journey of mind, Cody will show you the world through his eyes. Maybe you’ll find that his way of thinking isn’t all too different from yours.

  • Thur, May 28 at 6:30pm
  • Sat, May 30 at 8:05pm
  • Mon, June 1 at 6:30pm
  • Thur, June 4 at 9:20pm
  • Sat, June 6 at 1:00pm

Official page | Facebook event |

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