If you go to this show expecting to get it, stop trying so hard and then you might understand it. Jack and Jill fell down the hill and now Jack’s head is a mess. Jill searches for pleasure, Mary Jane and Nell may have found it and Jack can’t find his most treasured part. Lost […]
The intensite begins from the moment you walk into the theatre. Soldiers with rifles and gas masks look you up and down right after Fringe volunteers take your ticket.
Perspectivoyage apparently derives its name from the voyage taken by the audience in experiencing different perspectives from the underlying events. This pairing of visual artist Matthew Mann and choreographer Lucy Bowen McCauley with actor Dave Bobb is an interesting idea, but not entirely successful in execution.
What forces could silence a person, a community, or even a civilization? Collapsing Silence is a Source Festival artistic blind date between visual artist David Carlson, composer John Moletress and choreographer Ilana Faye Silverstein. It’s a successful collabroation that is both visually and conceptually interesting.
Brothers and sisters, before we begin our meditation on Gregory Hischak’s theatrical accomplishment, let us draw our context (as Hischak may have) from scripture: specifically, from Genesis 2: 26 and 3:19. “And God said, Let man … have dominion…over all the earth… And out of the ground the Lord God formed every beast of the […]
For about half of this thirty-minute adventure, Adjusting the Volume is as much fun as an (artistic) blind date can possibly be. Visual artist Lee Gainer displays a gorgeous series of images – high art interspersed, say, with photos of cats yawning wide.
Most stories about a hero involve super powers, but The Making of a Modern Folk Hero features a would-be champion armed with little more than a ridiculous costume and righteous indignation. As unlikely as that may seem, both the hero and this play at the Source Festival achieve major success.
Welcome to our coverage of this year’s 2011 Source Festival. Here’s how this year’s producers describe it: “Every creative journey begins with one bold step. In the spirit of adventure, Source Festival combines the forces of rising talents with established artists. Driven by creativity, collaboration and invention, Source Festival artists from across the nation present […]
This year the Source Festival provided three different themes for the over 500 entries in its 10-Minute Play competition. The Festival chose to highlight the group of six plays in its “Lovers & Friends” category for the official opening night. These are plays that “take a closer look at the complexities we all face in […]