If You See Something Say Something by Leslie Weisman Our story begins at the White Sands Missile Range, a secure military installation in New Mexico. It’s quite large; “you could fit three Rhode Islands in it,” Mike Daisey tells the capacity audience.
Archives for July 14, 2008
For Tomorrow: Story and Poetry of Hilda Stern Cohen by Darcy Sabatino For Tomorrow combines story telling, music and a slideshow. The experience was like a grade school living history day.
Summer Therapy Beyond Therapy, Couple of the Century, Rafta, Rafta and Reasons to Be Pretty By Richard Seff There’s not a lot going on in New York right now. No, that’s not true; this is the city that never sleeps, and there are plays, cafés, musicals opening all the time, even during the July-August off/season.
Chocolate Jesus Reviewed by Tim Treanor I know that not all of you believe in Jesus but you all believe in chocolate, so let’s start with the bad news: DCSpeakeasy’s production is long on religion, but there’s not a drop of the sweet stuff. (Storyteller Eva Salvetti passes around some brown rice, but believe me, it is […]
Long Day’s Journey into Night
Long Day’s Journey into Night By Eugene O’Neill Produced by Quotidian Theatre Company Directed by Bob Bartlett Reviewed by Tim Treanor Long Day’s Journey into Night is old-school theater at its best: passionate, honest, intense, complex, and demanding. Quotidian’s no-frills production does full justice to the text, and gives the willing viewer an engrossing and […]
The Revenge of the Cat-Headed Baby …
The Revenge of the Cat-Headed Baby and Other True Tales about Life and Death Reviewed by Tim Treanor There were a couple of empty chairs at the showing of The Revenge of the Cat-Headed Baby and Other True Tales yesterday at Cole Studio. You fools!
Poe and All That Jazz
Poe and All that Jazz by Miranda Hall If Poe and All that Jazz receives the zealous attention it deserves, then perhaps this holiday season a Poe-in-a-box will give Tickle-me-Elmo a run for its money. Let’s give it that chance – for the kids.
City Folk Reviewed by Tim Treanor Billy (Alex Perez) is auditioning for the Church play. He has a Shakespearian monologue, but the monsignor (Peter Quon) wants him to throw in some lines about the protection of babies. “Improv, eh?” Billy says, “That’s tough.”
Fool for a Client
Fool for a Client Reviewed by Janice Cane Who knew fraud was funny? For most people, it probably isn’t – especially not when it means facing 225 years in federal prison. But Mark Whitney saw his financial nightmare as an opportunity to fulfill a dream – to represent himself at trial.
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