10. The Last Burlesque Produced by Pinky Swear Productions I’m partial to the work of prolific DC playwright Stephen Spotswood (I’ve produced and directed his work myself), and his story of an old-school burlesque troupe struggling to save their theatre features some of the sharpest characters and most layered storytelling of his career. It’s also […]
This time, I survived. The team behind DC Dead is back with a sequel to last year’s surprise interactive horror hit. Whereas last year’s version was something of a final goodbye to the New York Avenue Fort Fringe, this year’s version has moved east of the river to DC’s emerging theatre district in Anacostia. The […]
“We’re calling it a ‘zombie survival experience.’” I was talking to Rex Daugherty, one of the creators and directors of DC Dead, which is also described as an “interactive theatre quest.” Daugherty termed it “full immersive theatre meets haunted house meets live action video game. It’s kind of its own thing. I don’t know of […]
As a director with a sideline in criticism I’ve always feared my fellow artists would one day eat me alive. I never thought it would happen so literally.