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Theater: Allentown actors to perform at Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Theater: Allentown actors to perform at Philadelphia Fringe Festival

The Philadelphia Fringe Festival returns today with more than 1,000 works of theater and dance, including some featuring Lehigh Valley natives. The 17-day festival, presented by FringeArts through Sept. 19, showcases contemporary performances that stretch the imagination and defy expectation. The Lone Brick Theatre Company, which includes two Allentown residents, makes its Fringe Festival debut Friday with "Dissever My Soul," an immersive play that explores the final days of Edgar Allan Poe's life. Allentown's Autumn Heisler and Sara Hufnagle are in the cast of 15 who perform in the play, in which audiences interact with Poe and the denizens of his imagination. ...

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