Privacy,a play exploring the death of privacy, is inspired by Edward Snowden’s revelations about surveillance. Snowden even appears on stage (via video.) But, for all its alarming info, the show is more playful interactive lecture than cautionary drama: An audience member may even find herself on a date with Daniel Radcliffe.
Archives for July 18, 2016
Becoming at Capital Fringe (review), worthy of 8 stars
Becoming—a modern dance in nine segments about how the interactions of the human heart shape us—is filled with bare feet and beauty. It is a stunning concoction of ballet, acrobatics, and yoga-esque passages that allow fusiondance’s eight performers to connect to each other, and the audience, in unexpected ways.
TARGET GOLDBERG (HELP! ROGUE GOVERNMENT AGENTS ARE TRYING TO FRAME ME!) Review
“We all live in stories,” says David J. Goldberg, actor, YouTube enthusiast, and, quite possibly, victim of a vast collusion of intelligence operatives who are conspiring to drive humanity into a state of total enslavement via information control.
We Know How You Die, UCB at Woolly (review)
I can tell you almost nothing about the content you would see if you went to We Know How You Die at Woolly Mammoth, anymore than I could tell you how you’re going to die.
Trump-inspired Rapists and Drug Dealers, Capital Fringe (review)
Rapists and Drug Dealers has nothing to do with rapists and drug dealers, except perhaps in the dim mind of a political wannabe. Nor is it a “metaphor for the immigrant experience,” as its playwright and director Tim Chamberlain asserts. It is a story about magic and fear, ambition and empathy…well, let me tell you some […]
Trump v Clinton creeps into Fringe with Better a Witty Fool (review)
This year, Falstaff Productions teams with Bucharest Inside the Beltway to present Louis James Brenner’s Better A Witty Fool. The title is an homage to William Shakespeare’s line, delivered by the Clown in Twelfth Night: “Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.” In this production, there’s hardly a difference between the two.
Am I There Yet, Capital Fringe (review)
Did you successfully #adult today? That’s the question Glade Dance Collective wants you to answer before you can take your seat for Am I There Yet. Do you have a community? Do you have a job? A partner? A child? A house?
The Missing Peace
Twenty-four songs, four musicians, and one vocalist comprise Ron Melrose and Stillpoint Theatre’s production one woman musical, The Missing Peace. Quirky, entertaining, and brimming with talent, this musical tale will take you on a charming, Celtic-inspired journey.