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Category Archives: Theater
The theme of this show was “First Times,” so each of us talked about a first experience: first girlfriend, first trip to Europe, first road trip, first Communion. I’d originally pitched mine as the story of doing my first yoga headstand. After a while, though, the first headstand story became intertwined with another first time story: that of losing my job. How did I put them together? I hope you’ll listen and find out.
The consensus is clear: Not only is Delaney a unique storytelling voice, he works his ass off and he works his ass off through a method many pay lip service to but few genuinely grasp: collaboration.
Freehold Theatre continues their summer tradition with their Engaged Theatre performance of King Lear.
Azeotrope’s Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train at ACT: Solid Execution, Performance and Style; Iffy Substance
New York playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis’ star has been firmly on the rise for the last 12 years or so. His first five plays were directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, and subsequently received critically acclaimed productions in New York and Read the rest
John Allis returns with an in-depth look at Macha Monkey’s latest production.
José Amador takes in Gesamtkunstwerk’s production of Frozen, which, in turn, provides a much needed argument for theater created out of a desire to create, not merely entertain.
True-life storytelling, I’ve come to see, is actually terrifying for an introvert writer. It’s what happens when all the trappings, the crutches, and the podiums have been taken away–when the distance between the teller and the listener is no more than a cafe table’s breadth away.
You can take a girl out of academia, but you can’t quite take the academia out of the girl. So I’ve been reflecting on what I’ve learned from this storytelling show process so far. And I know there will be more after the show itself.
Once referred to as “Fringe’s Patron Saint,” Teri Lazzara has been one of the most enduring (if not endearing) figures in the Seattle Fringe community for longer than even she’d like to admit, lending her acting, producing, directing and management talents to some of its finer moments.