Just read S.G. Smith’s column http://bit.ly/2UObOI outright, prolonged laughter.
Archives for October 19, 2009
So how was your night? Here’s a quick synopsis of mine: I was transported to a haunted cabin in the woods, where I was leered at by demons, subjected to countless cheesy puns, doused in gallons of fake blood, and repeatedly hit in the face by fake intestines. In other words,
From our carefree seasonal contact with the Dracula character, we’re accustomed to the image of the withering Lugosi-type, the one who steps somberly into doorways at Halloween parties and makes googly eyes at the ladies.
Hysteria starts with a real case study of Sigmund Freud’s, adds touches of zany surrealism, highlights the crucial historical context, adds broad, almost slapstick comic patches, and splices in startlingly poignant and dramatic interludes.
Before a packed house at the Gunston Arts Center, Saulo Garcia, a one-man miracle takes us on a jittery joy-ride representing a cast of thousands— the immigrants who trade in their Latino identities for the American Dream.