I had no idea what to expect from White Hot based on my interview with some of the team. They also invited me to their final dress rehearsal, so I saw The Vagrancy load into the space and heard some of the last-minute shenanigans that come with 15 minutes of in-space preparation – ah, Fringe!
As much as I love a few black chairs and blocks on a Fringe set, I also appreciate companies that solve Fringe limitations creatively. White Hot doesn’t require much more space than the Aslyum Lab offers, but they did need specific lighting. I can’t imagine this story, which felt like Pinter throwing knives, or noir on heroin, without the lighting shelves turned set pieces enclosing the characters into uncomfortably tight spatial relations (which wor...
This show was a surprise to me in its intensity and presentation of a subject that is often kept in the dark, despite its overwhelming presence in many facets of our daily lives.
The Vagrancy and writer Tommy Smith have delivered a gem to the Fringe that simply must be experienced to be believed.
The acting and sheer sexiness of Michal Sinnott as the slutty sister is worth more than the price of admission. A definite must see....