I imagine that performing alone before an audience for forty-five minutes is far from easy, however, comedian/actress Kelley Quinn makes a fair first attempt in Discharged, a one-woman show by Erin Webreck.
The pop of a champagne bottle signifies the beginning of the voyage. Welcome aboard! It’s smooth sailing from start to finish, but the journey I’m talking about isn’t on a ship. Well, not literally.
Everyone can get behind “Angry Birds”—even my dad, at 66, refuses to surrender the IPAD these days—but, God’s into it as well? Would it surprise you if that has been the hold-up for unfulfilled prayers since 2010? The Big Guy’s been too busy shooting-off virtual fowl to deal with the love and life muddles into […]
Using one woman’s extraordinary story – and photo album – Onalea Gilbertson’s beautiful song cycle was a vivacious celebration of a exceptional life. Blanche: The Bittersweet Life of a Wild Prairie Dame was first performed in the 2011 New York Music Theatre Festival.
The Bedroom is by the far the worst venue I have yet to view a play in. The low ceilings provide for terrible sightlines, especially for those not in the first few rows. This also creates really atrocious lighting angles. I’m not sure why, but the acoustics are as bad as I’ve run into as […]
Catherine Asaro is a person of formidable accomplishment. A physicist with a PhD from Harvard, she has written twenty novels in her “Saga of the Skolian Empire” science fiction series as well as eleven other novels, and several novellas and short stories.
The worst thing about Dr. Science’s Science Time Science-va-ganza! is that it’s only an hour long.
The Marquis de Sade may have been many things, but “modest” certainly wasn’t one of them. Like the infamous French libertine and playwright whom they evoke, the cast and crew of In The Company of de sade pull no punches and leave no taboo unturned as they present a bawdy, sex crazed, and ultimately moving […]
A messenger bag and a bonsai tree don’t necessarily scream “solo performance.” But with patience, a good story, and acting prowess, Michael Venske spins a few sparse props into a charming tale of self-reflection… and fortune cookies in Thumbs Up!
If the world ended tomorrow, what would you do? Find someone to shack up with, grab an underground bunker, or… make crafts? All of these zany options are explored and more in Orbit Chef’s Apocalypse Picnic, a sketch comedy show featuring shorts that rang from cockroach governments to a meeting between Jesus and L. Ron […]