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 […]
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.
an evening of 10 minute plays The theme offered to playwrights in this category is finding yourself or a long lost love. These plays ask what you are seeking, but also what you might be willing to lose in the process.
We have been telling each other stories through theater for twenty-seven hundred years, but that doesn’t mean we can’t do it better. Two hundred years ago, a proposal to sing songs in the middle of a play would have brought howls of outrage; now we have musicals about religious books. Five years ago the innovative […]
As Spacebar opens, Kyle Sugarman’s dad (Brian Razzino, good in this) is dragging himself into Kyle’s room, carrying a neat whiskey for fortification. He looks like he is preparing himself to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a dog. He draws himself up, and then delivers an astounding monologue – shocking, howlingly funny, bitter, profoundly tragic. It […]
To Ray (Anderson Matthews), the Yankee Tavern is a place where everybody knows your name — and your Social Security number, the names of your sex partners, and your precise DNA sequencing, thanks to tiny devices that “they” set up,