The Board of Directors of an international dog-food company once held a meeting, with legendary results. They had just released a new product which represented the cutting edge in canine nutrition. It came, moreover, with the endorsement of leading celebrities, and it was the beneficiary of a smart, well-financed advertising campaign.
Archives for July 24, 2010
Darin Ellis, a gifted actor and singer who had a featured part in the Capital Fringe show Assembly Required: How to Write, Produce and Stage a Musical, the Musical, died on July 22. According to his aunt, the cause of death was congestive heart failure.
Although Theatre of the Absurd is often associated with mid-twentieth century European writers, How the Money Goes is a relatively new (2008) absurd comedy from American playwright Robert Cousins. While it receives a spirited production from a talented troupe from the University of Maryland’s Theatre Department, the work is ultimately a little too sprawling to […]
I had seen both of Hillary Kacser’s one-woman plays in previous Fringes. I immoderately enjoyed Rose, which was a portrait of a single character in Doris Lessing’s justly famous book “In Search of the English” in 2006. On the other hand, DISORDEr, which I saw last year, struck me as a DISASTEr. I went this […]