Caitlin rates it: Omg, my BFFs are mad at me, my alcoholic mother is getting married again, my dead beat ex-bf wants me back, and my new step-sister is, like, TOTALLY more in control of her life than me,
Archives for July 18, 2009
Miranda rates this: This is what the Fringe should be about: emerging writers, fearless performers, and bold new work. (Not to mention a low-budget concept and a benevolent run-time.)
For a comic, the big question is “How do you make fun of Barack Obama?”. Barack Stars, The Second City’s new revue now playing at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, answers that question and more with an hilarious evening of biting wit
Hunter rates it: Even in Greek terms, Medea is a bit melodramatic. When the going gets tough, this mythic maiden slaughters and dismembers her brother to throw off the pursuing ships of Aeetes.
Hunter rates it: The luminous Lindsay Abromaitis-Smith is remounting a show that’s all about hair. My hair… your hair… the shared waves and tangles of our lives. Haven’t we seen this somewhere before?
Jessice rates it: “Saint Augustine said when you sing, you pray twice. Well then when we rock, we are divine!” the white clad Master of Ceremonies informed the audience
Miranda rates it: You might think a tale about forbidden love and bioethics would be a shoe-in for a good story, especially if you sprinkle in some gender role reversals and five masterful movers.
Josh rates it: I was excited to get two shows for the price of one when we went to see the production of 2 Shorts in Black and White. How neat to get to see two plays from veteran writer, Scot Walker.
The History of Light is a huge disappointment. Even the formidable talents of David Emerson Toney, playing a full-voiced radical who is also an absent father, are insufficient to fix this play. Derek Jacobi couldn’t fix this play.