The Fringe & Purge Action News and Commentary Squad is once again looking for a few good women and men to write reviews of Fringe shows. No experience necessary, though we will ask you to follow this format—-and if you want to read this helpful manifesto on How to Make Criticism written by a respected authority on the subject with fabulous hair whose credentials are utterly beyond reproach, that can only help you. Reviewers get their tickets comped, of course, and for each review you write you’ll earn a ticket to another Fringe show of your choice. If you’re looking to break into the District’s widely read, obscenely lucrative arts journalism community, this is a good opportunity to get your writing into the world. For veterans, it’s a fun way to remain part of the conversation, too. If you’re a participating Fringe artist, you probably can’t review shows, but we welcome your ideas for other types of posts you’d like to contribute.
If you’re new to the game, please complete this application, which requires you to write a very brief review of a brief theatrical scene, embedded as a YouTube clip.