Show Reviews

Below are snippets from the reviews for the 2007 Kansas City Fringe Festival production of ...and they fight! If you want to read each review in its entirety, click on the links. KC Stage magazine partnered with the Fringe Festival to enable audience members to rate and review shows at the Fringe Festival in real time. Those reviews can be accessed from a single page on the KC Stage web site.


"a good dose of fun"

"an infectious percussive performance reminiscent of Stomp!"

- Robert Trussell, Kansas City Star


"There should be more appearances in the future for this clever salute to the choreographers and combatants who make stage and film fights come to life."

- Deborah Buckner, AnE Vibe


"swashbuckling melee of swordplay. The moves were elegant and varied"

"imaginative and very clever"

"intricate and effective"

"The audience was pleased and we left with rhythm in our heads."

- Jeannine Chatterton-Papineau, Kansas City infoZine


"The program flew by and was very entertaining."

4 out of 5


"the most intense hour of theater you've ever seen"

"really solid with some impressive physical and conceptual pieces"

4 out of 5


"an impressive range of styles"

"the scenes get better and better"

4 out of 5


"In the Stone was a blend of impassioned ballet with the point-to-point beauty of superb sword-play"

"We Got Rhythm was music to the ears as well as art to the eye"

3 out of 5


"...and they fight! is a rich amalgam of fighting styles and stylized fighting"

"fun and entertaining"

"There's something for everyone"

"This is a show you don't want to miss"

4 out of 5


Independent KC Stage/Fringe Festival Reviewers