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Review: ‘Kaleidoscope’ at Creative Cauldron

Creative Cauldron presents Kaleidoscope, a “Bold New Works” ​World Premiere Musical with Music and Lyrics by Matt Conner and Book and Lyrics by Stephen Gregory Smith, who also co-direct the production. This piece studies the decline of a dementia patient through her lifetime revue as a Broadway star, and the result is poignant and real, […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Romanov’

Romanov, at Flashpoint Mead Theatre Lab, is a show that will pull you in different directions, musically (electro-pop opera?) and emotionally (did wrong or done wrong?)—and leave you sitting straight up. Staring at a dark and nearly empty stage as you find your seat (true to Fringe aesthetics and economics, it’s minimalist: a blond wood […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Preview #44: ‘Romanov’ by Danny Baird

They may be dead, but the Romanov sisters aren’t letting that slow them down! They’re back and taking the world by storm with a electro-pop concert that sets the record straight on their little part in the fall of Russia’s greatest dynasty. And as a special treat, their brother, His Imperial Highness, Tsarevich Alexei is […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Girl Versus Corinth’

Lights up and fog rolls over the stage. Television screens project images of stars glittering in the night sky. Three silhouettes appear in the eerie lighting and female voices begin to intone a chant. This is the beautiful opening stage picture of Danny Baird’s new musical Girl Versus Corinth. Breaking the solemn mood, Medea (Sarah Anne […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Preview #6: Preview Article: ‘Girl Versus Corinth’ by Danny Baird and Michael Windsor

Medea’s back and she’s putting the pulse back in expulsion! The feminist revolution is in full swing, and Medea’s been resurrected by a band of feminist specters who are ready to riot grrrl. In Girl Versus Corinth, there’s nothing that can stop these prominent she-beasts from making their voices heard. With a score of electronic […]

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