4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Ed Asner: A Man and His Prostate

Respect and reverence greet Ed Asner as he shuffles through the audience to an awaiting folding chair onstage; a microphone stand poised to hold his w...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Love Und Greed

Mad Jenny, dressed in the iconic coat tails and top hat, slinked onto the stage reminiscent of Marlene Dietrich. She playfully stroked a bald head in ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Confirmation

Great art makes you think a little bit harder than you normally do. Christopher Thorpe, the man in the one-man show Confirmation, achieves exactly tha...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Intimacy

Here’s one measure of success: I left Intimacy fully convinced that I had just witnessed an unusually brave structured improvisation, one where thes...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

C. S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters

Welcome to the “Lowerarchy”. Screwtape is a highly placed (or rather hellishly lowly placed) official in the vast administration of “Our Father ...
3.0★ ★ ★

niv Acosta: Discotropic

When I see that the COIL festival is hosting a dance performance that explores the relationship between “science fiction, disco, astrophysics, and t...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Spinning Wheel

A living testimony to the Living Theater Movement, in hip-hop. What could go wrong? I am far from an expert on the work of Steven Ben Israel, so I ...
3.0★ ★ ★

Song

COIL 2016 Festival It’s typically considered rude to keep your eyes closed during a performance. Yet at SONG, a sound installation from the Austr...
3.0★ ★ ★

Land of Fire

We must keep communicating, Land of Fire playwright Mario Diament seems to insist, despite all the blood and pain, hatred and fear, on both sides of t...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Barber of Seville

My cheeks still hurt from grinning.  This Barber of Seville is giddy, witty fun throughout. Fresh as a Broadway-worthy musical comedy, it’s powe...