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r.u.x. rockwell's universal sexbots

‘R.U.X.’ is back at FallFringe by Maurice Martin

The idea that a person might have sex with a robot came my way via the movie Westworld. Michael Crichton wrote that story about a theme park full of robots where you go to live your Wild West fantasies. You win every gunfight because the robot gunslingers are programmed to lose! What’s more, the local […]

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Standing: Ian LeValley, Keith Waters, Bethany Michel, Patrick Joy, Phil McLeod, Darius T. Epps; seated: Megan Dominy, Misty Demory, and Scott Sedar. Photo by Michael Merino.

‘Hemispheric Dysfunctionalism and the Cortical Titanic’ to Sail From October 4-28, 2012 at Fort Fringe by Shawn Nelson

The 100th anniversary sinking of the RMS Titanic is being commemorated all year with museum exhibits, movies and documentaries, but an original production by local playwright and Fringe Festival alumni Michael Merino begins its run at Fort Fringe on October 4th and plays through October 28th. Common lore is the music kept playing as the Titanic […]

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‘The Dukes of September’ at Wolf Trap by Mike Spain

On a beautiful August night at Wolf Trap an opening act is not needed when the featured act includes Steely Dan founder Donald Fagen, former Doobie Brother Michael McDonald, and Boz Scaggs who was also in The Steve Miller Band before achieving solo success. Calling themselves The Dukes of September they had a huge pool […]

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Yanomi Shoshinz received a special Director's Award for 'A Day in the Life of Miss Hiccup.' Photo by Paul Gillis.

Theatermania’s ‘Capital Fringe Audience Awards’ Winners Announced

Preview Changes Theatermania.com announced this year’s Capital Fringe Audience Awards tonight. Here are this year’s winners: (1) Comedy: R.U.X. (Rockwell’s Universal seXbots) (2) Drama: We Tiresias (3) Musical Theatre & Opera: Superhero Celebrity Rehab: The Musical (4) Dance & Physical Theatre: Flight of Fancy (A Steampunk Ballet) (5)  Best Overall Show: Where in the World? The Untold […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘Inanimate Thoughts’ by Joel Markowitz

MashUp Contemporary Dance Company presented an energy-filled Inanimate Thoughts tonight at Gala Hispanic Theatre – the perfect venue to showcase the beautiful and breathtaking talents of its group of dancers: Noel Arreola, Katie Baines, Emily Brown, Sara Carter, Kristen Kelker, Lindley Mayer, Nicole McMaster, Katie Reese, Ashley Rogers, Angel Tyson, and Pam Wellington. With stunning choreography by […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘A is for Artist’ by Natalie McCabe

“Often times, I’ve observed that organizations feel forced to prioritize art, audience, and artist.  O Starsf the three, the artists are, more often than not, left to their own devices,” JR Russ, Vision Director of A Way of Life (AWoL) Productions states in his program notes. Indeed, in AWoL’s latest production, A is for Artist, […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Freshman 15/Life in Transition’ by Derek Mong

the freshman 15/life in transition presents an intimate, honest look at the college experience for today’s young people. This performance is presented in a series of 15 vignettes that complicate the archetypical ‘college experience.’ Featuring a cast of six young people who range in age from recent high school graduates to recent college alumni, the cast paints […]

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