Archive | Ranting with Cyle

Cyle Durkee is a local actor, director and ranter. Go inside the not-so-easy life of a DC actor. He’s funny, somewhat abrasive and totally blunt.

Clockwise from top: Toby Mulford, Paul Reisman, Eva Wilhelm, Gwen Grastorf and Drew Kopas. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Ranting With Cyle: ‘Collaboration’ by Cyle Durkee

F%#k you! (Not you, sorry! {I should probably have explained that statement a bit first]) The reason I said that is that it’s not something that you typically hear in a collaborative process (but you never know {I like to scream it at my cast mates on a regular basis just to keep them on […]

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Ranting With Cyle: ‘Sounds of Silence’ by Cyle Durkee

Silence. Makes people…. Nervous. Which I find a bit odd. You would think that it would take the pressure off, right? We could all just not talk, and everyone should be fine with that (now replace “everyone” with “The Dalai Llama” and you have something more akin to reality). You would think that people would love […]

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‘La-Ti-Do’ at Black Fox Lounge by Cyle Durkee

In one word: Amazing (I wish people would just trust me on that and go see it, but I also understand that I should probably let you know why {so here goes})! Ok, this is unique. La-Ti-Do (Monday nights at the Black Fox Lounge in Dupont {downstairs [at the lounge, not the circle]}) is a confluence […]

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Ranting With Cyle: ‘Come to the Cabaret’ by Cyle Durkee

Cabaret is a form of entertainment featuring comedy, song, dance, and theatre. It is mainly distinguished by the performance venue, a restaurant or nightclub with a stage for performances with the audience sitting at tables, often dining or drinking (cabaret also refers to a Mediterranean-style brothel {wikipedia actually had the best definition for once [and […]

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