Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sweater Series: June 2013

What happens to the body when it experiences loss? How does the body seek comfort in things and navigate a space of absence? And further, what happens when objects of comfort are simultaneous objects of loss? These questions are at … Continue reading

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Needle Piece: October 2013

Historically, tailors and seamstresses have always been divided. Tailors are tradesmen. Their unions are documented historically and respected. Tailoring is art. Seamstresses on the other hand are synonymous historically with prostitutes. They are not paid enough to live, so it is … Continue reading

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Sexy Dirty Bloody Scary at the Mainline Theatre: February 2011

“Sexy Dirty Bloody Scary does for theatre what Tom Waits does for music,” stated Jeremy Hechtman, the director of MainLine Theatre’s upcoming production. While this accounts for the pulp quality of the show, this would only be true if Waits pulled … Continue reading

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MöcShplat at The Centaur Theatre: February 2011

 When I read the tagline for Geordie Theatre’s MöcShplat—”Shakespeare … in a language you can finally understand”—I assumed they were being ironic. But this clown version of Macbeth, told only in gibberish, was not only easy to understand, it also made the … Continue reading

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Joe Louis: An American Romance with Infinite Theatre: January 2011

David Sherman’s Joe Louis: An American Romance is the perfect event to kick-off Black History Month. Thematically and visually complex, the play explores the life of Joe Louis—the African-American heavyweight boxing champion of the world—through flashbacks, fictional scenes, and historical … Continue reading

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[Title of Show] at University of King’s College: November 2012

They say that less is more, and it has never been more true that with [Title of Show] that opened this past Tuesday. Yet, something was missing from the show that would have made it unforgettable. [Title of Show] is a musical … Continue reading

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The Penelopiad at University of King’s College: November 2012

  DISCLAIMER: I will go into some detail about the plot throughout this review. Consider yourselves spoiler-alerted. If you want to read the review to decide whether or not to see the show, just read the last paragraph. Or just … Continue reading

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