This Scheherazade is on steroids and she is not telling tales, she is taking heads! This world premier play is a direct descendent of the “Arabian Nights” but with a feminist and nearly misanthropic twist, until its eventual happy ending. A sequel to the medieval Middle Eastern parable stories about the wily Scheherazade, the woman brought to […]
Picture yourself a 20-something secular humanist, liberal in politics and agnostic in religion. In other words, a 2010 Everyman, smug and complacant and oh so typical. But now imagine that your penis has a mind of its own. Or as Woody Allen once pointed out, “when the blood rushes to your penis, it leaves your […]
The artist Joseph Cornell (Ethan Slater) is sitting at a café table. A waitress (Kate Villa) enters and asks him what he wants to eat. “What will I have?” The question seems to startle the young man. “I don’t know!” “You’re not hungry?” she asks. He says nothing. “Well, then, I’ve got honey-colored seashells…” She […]
“Sometimes it isn’t so good to go inside your head, Sylvia,” declares her mother Frances in this hands-down, must-see world-premiere drama by Any Grau Duvall. It is the impressive work of a talented local playwright and it moved the Apothecary audience to tears as well as swift applause and genuine contemplation.
This is definitely an unusual play – at times hard to follow, quirky, and certainly original, so yes, it’s a text-book example of Fringe at its best! It proves challenging to draw in an audience, but it may still be worth your while to see it. Cavers is 80 minutes long but actually seems longer – […]
Which would YOU choose? A lifelong ride in an electric wheelchair, paralyzed from the neck down? Or a one-way ticket to oblivion, – call that, to round off the metaphor, a seat in the electric chair where YOU can pull the switch?