Long Fringe at the Blue Theater

Miscarried Lullaby (Starlex Theatre Company) A 32-year old gay man is haunted by the apparition of the child he never knew. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 7pm; Sunday, Jan. 25, 1:45pm; Friday, Jan. 30, 7pm; Saturday, Jan. 31, 10pm

Black Things (Spank Dance Company) A new contemporary dance in which choreographer Ellen Bartel unwraps the idea of "black," opens the box, and lets the audience inside the darkness. Thursday, Jan. 22, 7pm; Sunday, Jan. 25, noon; Wednesday, Jan. 28, 9pm; Sunday, Feb. 1, 8:15pm

Dance Carousel (Austin Independent Choreographers) Forty one-minute dances by 10 Austin choreographers. Friday, Jan. 23, 7pm; Saturday, Jan. 24, 2:15pm; Tuesday, Jan. 27, 9pm; Saturday, Jan. 31, 4:15pm

The Bateman Trilogy (Ken Webster) Three short plays written and directed by Ken Webster dealing with the strange Bateman family of Houston. Tuesday, Jan. 20, 7pm; Friday, Jan. 23, 8:45pm; Saturday, Jan. 24, 4pm; Sunday, Jan. 25, 9:45pm

Will Power: The Course of Love (Austin Shakespeare Festival) A distilled collection of Shakespeare's unparalleled poetry and a circular exploration of the cycle of human love. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 8:45pm; Saturday, Jan. 24, 8pm; Saturday, Jan. 31, 2pm; Sunday, Feb. 1, 6pm

How to Belly-Dance for Your Husband Starring Little Egypt (Tongue & Groove Theatre) Tuesday, Jan. 20, 9:15pm; Saturday, Jan. 24, 6:15pm; Thursday, Jan. 29, 7pm; Sunday, Feb. 1, 2pm

The Armageddon Telethon (Hans Frank) The Rev. Nubby Farnsworth Jr. and his Russian sidekick, Dr. Vladimir Ulyanov, return in this sequel to last year's FronteraFest hit, The Post Neanderthal Diet. Saturday, Jan. 24, 10:15pm; Sunday, Jan. 25, 3:30pm; Tuesday, Jan. 27, 7pm; Saturday, Jan. 31, 8pm

Ménage ã Dix and The Honeymoon Period Is Officially Over (Gemma Wilcox) A double bill of Gemma Wilcox's multicharacter hit plays Ménage ã Dix and The Honeymoon Period Is Officially Over from the "Best of FronteraFest 2002" and "Best of FronteraFest 2003." Sunday, Jan. 25, 5:30pm; Wednesday, Jan. 28, 7pm; Friday, Jan. 30, 8:45pm; Saturday, Jan. 31, 6pm

Meditations While Running Water (Mary Hill) Thursday, Jan. 22, 8:45pm; Saturday, Jan. 24, noon; Sunday, Jan. 25, 7:30pm; Sunday, Feb. 1, 3:45pm

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