Go to the Argonaut, grab a beer and then head upstairs and sit a spell. Dana Scott Galloway will transport you to Gloryland. It’s an archetypal Texas small town with “Nine churches, two flashing lights,” and not much else.
The Princess & The Pea (Or) A Millennial’s Guide to Dating wasn’t what I was expecting. Based on the show’s description in the Fringe guide, which includes the ominous phrase “you are the next contestants on The Princess & the Pea,” I was afraid that there might be audience participation. Much to my relief, there […]
Watching storyteller Ellouise Schoettler’s Hello Girls: Unknown Heroines of WWI is an edifying experience. In her one-woman show, Schoettler sheds light on the little-known history of the “Hello Girls”, American women sent to France during World War I to operate telephone switchboards as part of the U.S. Army Signal Corps. If this sounds like a […]
In Greek mythology, messenger god Hermes and mortal Ariadne inhabit completely different stories. In Awake All Night, the two share a tale, although they are still separated by a long distance. This new musical, written and directed by Itai Yasur, casts Ariadne as a college student. Hermes is her boyfriend—probably her soon-to-be-ex boyfriend, we realize […]
If you are a regular viewer of Latin America plays, you will find a familiar quality in Our Lady of the Clouds. If you are new to the style, this show presents a good opportunity to give it a try. Written by Argentinian Aristides Vargas and performed here in an English translation, the play is […]
For the average Joe there’s typically not much excitement in the world of televised political debates. The most drama the audience can hope for is a candidate forgetting to wear the obligatory American flag lapel pin. If we’re really lucky, we might get a comedic Internet meme out of the deal (remember those “binders full […]