Few things in life are genuinely unexplainable. One of those is undoubtedly modern dance. You may not make a habit of visiting intimate black box theaters to see premieres by small, relatively unknown, modern dance troupes. As a result, the mental acrobatics required to make sense of their odd company names and eclectic costume choices […]
Review: A View From My Backyard at Capital Fringe
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 […]
Review: up your aesthetic at Capital Fringe
When I saw the oversized, rectangular dominos interspersed among the chairs lining up your aesthetic.‘s circular stage, I knew that this was surely an omen for an up-close and personal performance! Featuring Jess Cummings, Constance Des Marais, Katherine Paterson and Cheyanne Williams, up your aesthetic. is a dynamic and striking retelling of the Greek Myth […]
Review: How to Fall in Love on a Warming Planet at Capital Fringe
Calling all vegans, tree-huggers, and activism junkies: I have found the perfect Capital Fringe show for you! How to Fall in Love on a Warming Planet is a casual concert celebrating activism (focusing mainly on environmental responsibility) with a vital message—“the oceans are rising and so must we.”
Review: Through the Wall at Capital Fringe
We are all cautious by design. When faced with a life-changing decision, there is a moment of hesitation – our hearts race as we face an infinite number of thoughts compounded by a simple choice: to speak or to be silent, to help or to ignore, to act or not to act.
Review: Musical Therapy at Capital Fringe
Musical Therapy is a laugh-a-minute from start to finish, starring some pretty dysfunctional relationships influenced by an even more exceedingly dysfunctional therapist. Although it features delightfully animated singing sock puppets, this show is not for kids! Some of the jokes are fairly obscene, but it’s virtually nonstop comedy as long as you find sexual innuendo […]
Review: Isadora Duncan: Landscapes of the Soul at Capital Fringe
You know when you are watching Isadora Duncan’s work. Her technique, created over a century ago, is easily recognizable. With parading skips, subtle gestures and a wide emotional vocabulary, her works were revolutionary at the turn of the 20th Century when the traditional ballet hierarchy ruled the dance world.
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