To listen first and watch later – or to watch first and listen later – that is the question. At least that is the question if you are in New York or in a city where the National tour of Wicked sets down (as it has for this summer at the Kennedy Center).
Archives for June 21, 2011
When Lean & Hungry Theater imagines its audience, they’re not thinking of the devotees of the bard, though many of their fans are just that. They create their versions for those who find him intimidating. Or worse, a bloody bore. And they’ve taken the fuss and bother of getting to a theatre out of the […]
Brothers and sisters, before we begin our meditation on Gregory Hischak’s theatrical accomplishment, let us draw our context (as Hischak may have) from scripture: specifically, from Genesis 2: 26 and 3:19. “And God said, Let man … have dominion…over all the earth… And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the […]
For about half of this thirty-minute adventure, Adjusting the Volume is as much fun as an (artistic) blind date can possibly be. Visual artist Lee Gainer displays a gorgeous series of images – high art interspersed, say, with photos of cats yawning wide.
Most stories about a hero involve super powers, but The Making of a Modern Folk Hero features a would-be champion armed with little more than a ridiculous costume and righteous indignation. As unlikely as that may seem, both the hero and this play at the Source Festival achieve major success.
an evening of 10 minute plays The theme offered to playwrights in this category is finding yourself or a long lost love. These plays ask what you are seeking, but also what you might be willing to lose in the process.