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A Parody Lecture on an Art History Theory of Everything (GO!)
1 month ago by Bill Raden
The granddaddy of The Pizzicato Effect, the “existential crisis in lecture and song" from writer-performer Brendan Hughes and satirical singer-songwriter Jeffrey Dinsmore, might be the old BBC science-trivia series Connections. In t...
This Play Asks the Audience to Tweet During the Performance
12 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
1 year ago by Steven Leigh Morris
"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
2 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
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 ...