The Word Begins: Day 3 at HHTF By: Porscha “Lyrik” Coleman “Tonight we take back the word” exclaimed Sekou (tha misfit) and Steve Connell at the beginning of The Word Begins the 90 minute sold out extravaganza featured in the DC Hip Hop Theater Festival and performed at the Studio Theatre stage 4.
Archives for July 11, 2008
An Enchanted Evening in the Andes Reviewed by Debbie Minter Jackson Described as high energy, ancient with ancestral sounds, the Mystic Warriors deliver quite a musical show at the Tivoli Theater.
Dorks on the Loose: It I Awkward Reviewed by Janice Cane Happy Fringe, everyone! I’m excited about the festival but I can’t say I was all that excited by Dorks on the Loose. Not sure what’s going on with that subtitle. Sketch comedians Phaea Crede and Becca Jones are indeed awkward, but they just don’t seem entirely […]
The Sticking Place Reviewed by Tim Treanor The pleasantly cheesy Molotov Theatre Group presents the pleasantly cheesy Sticking Place in the dungeon-like back of the Fringe’s new New York Avenue digs. All hail the cheese!
Lexi Star’s Privates Reviewed by Steven McKnight Lexi Star’s Privates refers to private prostitution sessions offered by a young porn star as a side job. The fact that this encounter between Lexi and her john, a suicidal screenwriter, feels private and intimate is a tribute to the impressive skills of playwright Malcolm Pelles
Loser Josh Reviewed by Tim Treanor I count only 4 improv shows among the roughly 120 productions in this year’s Fringe and Loser Josh – and I’m sorry to say this is the best thing I’m going to say about the show – is one of them.
The Passion of Persephone – A Rock Opera Reviewed by Steven McKnight The Passion of Persephone — A Rock Opera is a deceptively titled misfire. (There’s no rock in it, and very little passion.)