Barbara Selfridge is a woman put-upon. Her mother’s a non-feminist idiot whose sweet voice attempts to mask the dark sentiments of certain words. Her father’s an “asshole, asshole, asshole,” drunkard, diabetic lush and once brilliant mathematician whose old age pastimes include peeing on his shoes. And her older sister’s daily seizures condemn her to a […]
Pillar’s got a problem, and so does her Mama—she weighs a metric ton. Fortunately for Pillar, really named Karen, kleptomania is easier to hide than morbid obesity.
Arlen and Berlin Occupy the Fringe
Fired, retired, lonely and lost, a group of strangers collide on the steps of Freedom Place in DC and together step into song. Not just any random drum and guitar charade, but a soulful concoction of the best of Irving Berlin (“White Christmas”, “There’s No Business Like Show Business”) and Harold Arlen (“Somewhere Over the […]
Where in the World? The Untold Story of Camilla Sanfrancisco
This just in! Camilla Sanfrancisco is hot on the trail of success. Where in the world? The Untold Story of Camilla Sanfrancisco opens with song. The ACME Detective Agency’s star sleuth is MIA. The office is in a tizzy. “Trackers” whiz around in office chairs trying pinpoint her location. The tracking tool of choice? An […]
Superhero Celebrity Rehab: The Musical
To enjoy this Fringe offering, you must surrender to the notion that our current surround sound of pop culture has already made spectacles of morbid obesity, drug dependence, gender identity, sexual misconduct, economic collapse and brute backstabbing more gut wrenching than 20 years of Jerry Springer ever did. In this production, no topic is too […]