Those unfamiliar with the works of Jonathan Coulton are likely to find themselves going down the Google rabbit hole after seeing It’s the Rest of the World That Looks So Small, a theatrical revue celebrating the works of the quirky singer-songwriter.
You know things are going to start getting weird when the woolly mammoth and the dinosaur show up at the front door.
Jaqueline Marie Butler may seem like an unassuming teenage girl, just doing her best to find her way in her new, confusing home country of Nigeria. But don’t underestimate her — as Jaqueline says herself, there’s a “blowtorch burning in her belly,” and you don’t want to be in her path when those rising emotions […]
An Irish Carol does a fine job capturing the spirit and message of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale in an evening spent in an Irish pub. No small feat.
“Seasonal Disorder” is an improv grab bag of sorts. Depending on which night a person shows up, between now and December 31st, the audience can end up seeing everything from comedy to drama, from a hallucinogenic drug trial to a murder mystery set in a small town. Hope for that murder mystery. Courtesy of troupe-within-a-troupe […]
It might be tempting to write off The Pajama Game as a slight, dated musical from the 50s that doesn’t have much relevance today. After all, this is a show where characters throw around phrases like “dandy fellow” without even a trace of irony. And the plot centers around a heated dispute over a mere […]
Man, Faction of Fools really loves its cheese. Dairy productions from pecorino to gouda all get gleefully name-checked during the troupe’s infectious Fool-for-All, Tales of Marriage and Mozzarella.
There’s a certain art to speaking without saying anything of substance – a talent all too familiar to those who live among the politicians and think tank heads of Washington D.C..
There is a certain subset of people, particularly kids of the 80s, for whom such phrases as “As You Wish” and “Never argue with a Sicilian when death is on the line” are an inextricable part of their DNA.
You don’t meet a ton of pundits or humorists these days that can utter the phrase, “Never met a man I didn’t like” and mean it. But Will Rogers was a different sort of political animal, and Will Rogers’ U.S.A. celebrates his unique sincerity, wit and wisdom.