A seedy motel room, a bag full of beer and narcotics, and unresolved sexual abuse from a decade prior; no, I’m not referring to how some of us might have spent our weekends (thanks Knight’s Inn in Rockville!), but rather Alchemy Art Project’s production of Tape, masterfully directed by Marshall B. Garrett.
The Poet Warriors
Beauty…Laughter…Love…War…The tale of those left behind. The Poet Warriors follows the intertwined tale of three couples whose fates are bound to one another and the war in the Middle East.
The Golden Apple of Eternal Desire
The Golden Apple of Eternal Desire is presented as an exploration of desire and it’s archetypes through thematic improv comedy; the first scene is a scripted piece featuring actors Nancy Flores, Chris Whitney, and the show’s playwright Frank Mancino portraying archetypical characters hanging out on a park bench, occasionally feeding rum-laced popcorn to pigeons but […]
Mother-in-Law: The Musical
The story promises to be one that more than enough folks are familiar with—the horrors of dealing with that ill-fated creature of criticism, the mother-in-law. Mother-in-Law: The Musical, written by Suzanne Knapik and directed by Kelli Boyd, ostensibly follows the ups and downs of the relationship between a mother-in-law, her daughter, and her daughter’s wife/partner/whichever […]
The Quick Brown Fox Jumped Over the Lazy Dogs
Anna rates it: What do you get when you combine a talented group of actors, hermeneutics, diagrammed sentences, and thought-provoking deconstructionist dialogue? Aside from an entertaining and smart fifty minutes
Anna rates it: This was amazing. I’ve been sitting here in front of my laptop for about thirteen minutes, listening to the buzzing of the people around me, circling about with their own business; usually this is the atmosphere in which I find writing easiest
Anna rates it: With a Fringe Festival containing a plethora of shows that run the theatrical gamut from absurd comedy to overblown drama, who doesn’t love a show with free boob cupcakes at the end?
Anna rates it: Love, jealousy, writer’s block and all the madness and muses that fall in between elevate Michael Oberhauser’s contemporary opera Magnum Opus to epic proportions.
Headscarf and the Angry Bitch
Anna rates it: Have you ever thought to yourself, “hmm … I wonder if having eaten skittles or having lesbianic-pre-marital intercourse is haraam?” If you’re anything like me, and the answer is a resounding
How to Eat an Elephant
Anna rates it: Solo shows that spring from the launching pad of personal experience and dive into the pools of commentary on the human condition are nothing new. How to Eat an Elephant, written by and starring Cigdem Oktem
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