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This Play Asks the Audience to Tweet During the Performance
6 months ago by Mindy Farabee
Ladies and gentlemen, the show is about to begin. Please, turn on your cell phones. Because when New York’s WaxFactory company brings its experimental one-act #aspellforfainting to L.A. this weekend, theater-goers for once wil...
Beckett Plays, Foxfinder and a Comedy Duo
"That's the story!" repeated with droll unctuousness becomes a motif in actor Barry McGovern's solo performance of stories by Samuel Beckett, presented by the Gate Theatre of Dublin at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. The texts — "Mo...
Jason Grote's Civilization (All You Can Eat) Is a Chekhov-esque Comedy About Society's Ills
Among people of a certain age I've spoken with recently, let's say 45 and older, there's this sense — not so much a perception or even an intuition, rather a more vague tingle — that something is going numb. This is not ...
Pericles and The Miss Julie Dream Project: Sort-of Shakespeare, and Sort-of Strindberg
There are dreams described within August Strindberg's 1888 play, Miss Julie — such as the moneyed title character being stranded on a pillar, and the object of her scandalous lust, a footman named Jean, stuck on the ground whi...