The Road to Fringe: I Know it Was the Blood

Tara Lake describes the inspiration for and creation of her show I Know It Was the Blood: The Totally True Adventures of a Newfangled Black Woman.


The Road to Fringe: The Girl in the Band

Rochester native Megan Loomis's tells the story of creating and performing her inspired-by-real-life one-woman show The Girl in the Band

The True Story Behind Black Pearl Sings!

Black Pearl Sings! (coming up in the Fielding Nextstage later this month) is inspired by the true story of Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, a blues musician discovered by John and Alan Lomax in a Louisiana prison. The Lomaxes, a father-son folklore-preserving team, had been traveling the country collecting recordings of authentic folk songs. In an … Continue reading The True Story Behind Black Pearl Sings!