Last week, PW previewed the Fringe Festival’s high-profile curated shows; this week, we start tracking the offbeat quirkiness of the fest’s neighborhood-based stage companies. Follow us on Twitter (@phillyweekly) or Facebook throughout September for introductions to the creative people behind the city’s most innovative new stage productions. (From top) Antihero (Sept. 6–14), Bathtub Moby-Dick (Sept. 4–21), Saint Joan, Betrayed (Sept. 5–14), Stars & Garters Burlesque (Sept. 15–17). Full schedule: guide.fringearts.com.
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