Sasha Sinclair’s one woman show, Self Portrait, is an interesting dramatic piece. An autobiography, it takes the audience from Sinclair’s early childhood in Virginia to her adolescence in North Carolina, and finally to her present day life as an artist living in DC.
There’s just enough to love about Luv, American Style, Infinite Jest’s quirky romantic comedy inspired by the 70s TV show “Love, American Style.” The piece is comprised of four one-acts: Cherie Vogelstein’s A Date with a Stranger, David Lindsay-Abaire’s Crazy Eights, Christopher Demos-Brown’s Mallory Square, and David Ives’ Sure Thing. As every episode of “Love, American Style,” was titled […]
Oh, What Can’t A Woman Do? Very little, according to writer and performer Hilary Morrow. Her drama up at Capital Fringe, a one-woman historical fiction based on famed Commedia dell’arte actress and writer Isabella Andreini, is delightfully staged and decidedly high brow.
Rabble Crew Productions’ Writing Miss Clark’s Résumé, helmed by the writer and director sister team of Kelly and Emily Canavan is a sprightly delight. With the shaping of the show all in the family, this piece is a labor of love that’s paid off in spades.
Yes, yes, yes! From the opening scene to the the final blackout, Pussy R.E.P.’s production of That Kind of Girl delights, titillates, enlightens, and sears in pure peppy, poignant perfection. This stirring ensemble piece explores what it means to be female in the 21st century, and its spirit and message are infectious and cathartic.
A more apt title for the production of John Patrick Shanley’s satire Four Dogs and a Bone at this year’s Capital Fringe would be Three Flails and some Oomph. This four character, four scene piece can be summed up in two words: mostly meh.