Head Over Heels is a mash-up that sounds weird and unworkable: It’s a jukebox musical using 18 songs by the 1980s all-female L.A. punk band The Go-Go’s. But it’s also a loose adaptation of Arcadia, a 1580’s work of literature by Philip Sidney, a contemporary of Shakespeare.
Archives for July 26, 2018
The Country Co-Ed is a sex comedy. Everybody likes sex, right? Everybody likes comedy, correct? So how could things go wrong? Well. it’s a little more complicated than that. The Country Co-Ed is based loosely on William Wycherley’s Restoration Comedy, The Country Wife. There are a lot of interesting things to know about the English […]
It may be a bit strange, but the feeling of shaving cream always reminds me of when I was little. As a toddler, I was a lot to handle. I would draw on the walls, run around the house like a crazed lunatic, and when it came time for dinner, more food ended up on […]
I think there are few earthly pleasures quite like sitting in a restaurant with a fantastic cup of coffee, discussing theatre with intelligent and driven professionals. Jordan Friend, Artistic Director of 4615 Theatre, and Stevie Zimmerman are deep in the process of directing the company’s repertory of MacBeth and Moira Buffini’s Dinner. The two plays, […]
Perfecting the Kiss is a backstage comedy that’s a worthy successor to Noises Off. What Noises Off accomplishes in two acts, Perfecting the Kiss pulls off in an hilarious 80 minutes, with no need for a two story set or turntable.
Perhaps more than any other show at this Fringe, 52:15 challenges its audience to reconsider one of its core beliefs. The 100th Monkey Theatre Ensemble’s mix of traditional, surreal, and psychical performance is impressive, but the show falls miles short of justifying an empathetic take on a pedophile.