For some, it happened in the back of a car. For others, it might’ve happened on prom night or during a house party—an awkward tango of limbs fueled by nerves, desire and a few beers. Whenever or wherever, one never forgets their “first time”—no matter how hard they might try.
Where do you turn when your own body betrays you? Who do you become when a defining factor slowly begins to fade away? The deeply personal Thank You For Staring is one woman’s attempt to answer these questions in the face of a crippling condition.
The Black-Jew Dialogues, presented by Mabel and Esther Productions, is first and foremost an educational piece. Like most productions of its kind, it attempts to straddle the line between entertaining and informative. Facts, figures and a bit of fun. Unfortunately, in this case, there was a bit too much of the former and a lack […]
In our dizzying world of multitasking and multimedia, it takes a special kind of performer to command a captive audience through a one-man show. The story must be interesting, the pacing must be perfect, and the actor must be a sheer force of storytelling nature.
We’ve all heard of that mythical Match.com couple—some of us have even met one or two—that fell in like at first “wink” and in love at first meeting. Though all too often it’s the horror stories that garner more attention: the sweetheart that turns into a stalker or the self-professed “casual dater” who’s actually on […]
Collectors often get a bad rap. Whether they’re scouring the web for limited edition trading cards or furiously amassing stacks of coins in their basement, they’re usually regarded with a quizzical eye. But LiveArt’s I <3 Hummels shows us that these figurine fans have feelings, too.
Flattery can get you anywhere, or it can make you look like a fool. The pendulum swings, somewhat precariously, between these two outcomes in Triptych Productions’ The Confines of Flattery.