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Spine: ‘We Know How You Die’ and an Oracular Upright Citizens Brigade

We Know How You Die, the Upright Citizens Brigade’s improvised, audience participation exploration of the Oracle, its predictive methodology, and its impact on the American political—STOP! You will find no soothsaying from Woolly Mammoth’s July visitors, no deep ring-side analysis of the Hillary/Trump face-off–NO! And the only raw emotion present anywhere near this stage is […]

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The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘No Spring Chicken’ at NextStop Theatre Company

NextStop Theatre Company’s contribution to the Women’s Voices Theater Festival is the extraordinary No Spring Chicken, written and performed by Ginna Hoben and directed by Sullivan Canaday White. This one-woman show follows the spunky, type A protagonist on her journey to motherhood. Deftly navigating unhelpful insurance agents, doubting doctors, tongue-twisting medical terms, and even Mother Nature herself, […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘DECADES’

Improv comedy is a form of theater where it is created in the moment at the performance. Some of the great comedians of our time; Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Will Ferrell – to name a few – were born out of the improv scenes of New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. 4 and 9 Productions […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review ‘What Would Tina and Amy Do?’

Wouldn’t it be great if we could all have some stellar, successful person be our own personal mentor? That’s what Annie (Catie Carlton) and Tinley (Larissa Kruesi, also one of the two playwrights) find in comics Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. Annie and Tinley are two young, stuck-in-a-rut twenty somethings trying to find love and […]

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