How To Be The Perfect Wingwoman is a musical for the modern lady (or gent) that features great voices and really good acting. Jazelle (Kristina Brooks) is a sweet, good girl forever sentenced to the “friend zone.” Her buddy Josh (Jonathan Hilgendorf) is ultimate proof of this.
Archives for July 11, 2016
The Bard has yet another win to tally. 15 Villainous Fools is a meat-and-potatoes show for Capital Fringe, but rarely so well done.
The Jane Franklin Dance Company, hailing from Arlington, Virginia, is very clear and direct about their approach on being a troupe; they layer their physical movements with music and visual arts. Their latest production, Wash Over You, is a multimedia burst of busyness and thoughtful stillness.
“There’s the story people tell about you…and then there’s the story you tell about yourself.” Good Kids is a gut-wrenching examination of victim blaming and the role of social media in modern ‘he said/she said’ situations. Both timely and timeless, Theatre Prometheus’s production of this remarkable play will leave a strong impression on all who […]
Brownie and Lolli Go To Hollywood, a tale of two girls off to fame and fortune via burlesque, sounds like an amusing evening’s romp on paper, but up close, that paper’s pretty thin. Though originally slated to appear in Fringe 2014, this show has the appearance of everyone having woken up three days before the […]
Diana Brown and Susan Jackson as Red and Marion respectively work hard in Death Be Not Loud!, but to what end? Browns’ Red spends two scenes in direct address, ostensibly to her dead mom. She has a lot of anger, which she directs at her two lousy brothers, who never visited mom when she was […]
In an age where relationships begin with a swipe to the right – based on select photos and carefully written profiles – how do you really know you’ve gotten to know the real person behind the digital façade? What do you do when the initial excitement dies and you’re left with someone you don’t recognize? […]