Rorschach Theatre’s production of Neverwhere illustrates what it is like to be a middle-aged woman—completely invisible.
Rorschach Theatre had two reasons to celebrate last night. On August 19, they debuted Neverwhere at Atlas Performing Arts Center and ended a successful fundraising effort. Not unusual for nonprofit theatre but there’s a twist. The funds were raised through Kickstarter, the crowdfunding site for creative projects.
If most teenage girls described their brother as a beast, we would chalk it up to youthful exaggeration. In Ariadne’s case it is literally true since her half-brother is The Minotaur, the eponymous character in Rorschach Theatre’s joint world premiere of a quirky, thoughtful, and entertaining new play by Anna Ziegler.
Rorschach Theatre will be conjuring one classic and one modern myth in its 2012-2013 season, the company announced last Monday.
Routine can be both comforting and confining, offering stability while constructing artificial walls that silently guide our daily lives. In their jaw-dropping production of Rob Handel’s A Maze, Rorschach Theatre explores the depths of our own prisons in an arresting portrait of obsession, addiction, and fear of the unknown.
“When Jane Goodall Goes Bad!” could be the banner headline for The Gallerist, a delectably lurid tale about demonic possession and soul survival by playwright Fengar Gael that is staged with purplish passion by Rorschach Theater.
Rorschach Theatre Company, which is currently producing after the quake, a play based on two Haruki Murakami short stories, will make copies of the popular Japanese novelists newly released English language version of “1Q84” available for sale following a special Monday night performance of the show on October 24th, the theater announced.
We have, by virtue of our earthquake last August, an inkling of what the people of Kobe, Japan suffered sixteen years ago. The deep inharmonious rumble – the incomprehensible undulation of the floor – the evacuation – the questions; the weak jokes – and everywhere, the chittering of television news reports. Now add to that […]
It is 2009, and we are in the midst of a recession. A bad one. Good small theaters – Catalyst, Firebelly, Didactic, Meat and Potatoes,– are gone, swept out in a blood tide of depressed ticket sales and diminished donations. And Rorschach – the most inventive, and one of the best of them all gets […]
Rorschach is back. Voices Underwater, is an eerie experiential journey which shows that, after an eighteen month hiatus, Rorschach hasn’t lost its touch.
I suppose it was inevitable that someone would one day watch Hamlet’s “To Be or Not to Be” speech and wonder – why not have both? And thus we now have Living Dead in Denmark –
A complex middle-aged protagonist, deadened by experiences and compromises, engages in an eventful day of episodic wandering in a major city. Sheila Callaghan’s Dead City, a modern riff on James Joyce’s “Ulysses”