My grandfather was the meanest S.O.B. this side of the east coast. Seriously! My mother once told me that if you wanted to meet the devil, all you had to do was knock on my grandparent’s door.
Archives for June 30, 2016
A Fringe peek at Free Range, an absurd comedy about parenting
Free Range actually has little to do about Free Range Parenting. The play is not so much inspired by Free Range Parenting as it is inspired by the media coverage that Free Range Parenting received in 2014 and 2015. Free Range Parenting seems like a perfectly reasonable way to parent, with much to admire, assuming […]
Million Dollar Quarter from Infinity Theatre (review)
On December 4, 1956, two young musicians dropped in on a recording session at Sun Record Studio in Memphis, for what turned into an iconic night of jamming and jawing that changed the course of rock and roll. If you haven’t heard of it, you’ve certainly heard of the men: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and […]
The House of Yes. A Fringe Peek
November 17th, 1983 Dear Capital Fringe, Hello Capital Fringe, I do hope you are doing well, as I am doing just fantastic. Well, I am reaching out to you to inquire about your Thanksgiving. As I, Jackie-O, would like to cordially invite you to the annual Pasqual family Thanksgiving.
Play Cupid: a Fringe Peek
What I didn’t get to see was what drew me to these shows. I’m talking about Eight and Romeo and Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending, both presented at Capital Fringes past. Ella Hickson, the British writer of Eight, gave us eight characters of which we, the audience, could pick four; those four would give us […]