“You go home with a stack of books, I go home with a suitcase full of empty condom wrappers,” quips Lizzie (Stacy Mathison) to Olivia (Alex Johnson), and no scene or snippet of dialogue in Olizzia better describes their relationship. It’s the classic pairing of bed-ready beauty and girl-next-door geek, with a twist: these two […]
We all have those evenings that turn, inevitably, into those storytelling days of yore — gathered around a fireplace or a fruit bowl, talking about family and friends, the good times and bad — and sometimes those stories take a poignant turn.
“Who’s got this card?” Anna Lathrop calls, holding up the nine of diamonds. The woman in front of me raises her hand and Lathrop, the ringmaster of the evening, waltzes over. “But I kinda don’t want you to open it,” the woman adds warily, indicating the box in her lap with a nine of diamonds […]
I know what you’re thinking: Christmas in July? Well, if you’re going to perform a retelling of the Nativity entitled Misconception: The Lost Gospel of Christmas, you might as well do it at an unconventional time of year.
As a kid, I dreamed of walking on the moon, of seeing the distant continents and all the vastness of space from within the confines of a climate controlled suit.
Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, hashed out a thousand times in hundreds of variations on both stage and screen. So what keeps a production of arguably the most famous love story in the world fresh, fun, and ultimately poignant?