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9 Plays to Read Before You Die

This week I’m taking you to the theater with ten plays. I have nine you should read before you die and one not worth your time. 70 more words

Books

Review of a Street Play: Moteram Ka Satyagrah

Adapted from a short story by Munshi Premchand, Moteram Ka Satyagrah is one of the masterpieces of Asmita Theatre group. Considering last years empty seats, I was really surprised by the crowd that this play had drawn. 201 more words

Comedy

A-choo: The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, reviewed.

My review of Theater J’s updated production of drag-playwright Charles Busch’s 2000 mainstream breakthrough The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife is in today’s Washington City Paper. God bless you.

Theatre

In the Flesh: Zombie: The American and NSFW, reviewed.

Two satires, each alike in indignation. My reviews of Robert O’Hara’s world premiere Zombie: The American at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Lucy Kirkwood’s 2012… 78 more words

Theatre

Moonfool

It seems to be that time of the year again, when I carefully word excuses as to why the proverbial pen has remained safely holstered for a questionably long time. 711 more words

Play Reviews

Hog Wild for “The Three Javelinas”

Everyone knows the story of “The Three Little Pigs,” but have you met their peccary (“wild pig”) cousins, Juan, Jose, and Josefina Javelina? The stars of Childsplay’s “The Three Javelinas,” this sibling trio find themselves in a similar predicament as their swine counterparts but with a southwestern spin that many Arizonans will appreciate. 907 more words

Play Reviews

Black Comedy: Peter Shaffer

Known for some dramatic pieces such as Amadeus and Eqqus, Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy gave me an interesting look into the playwright’s comedic side. The play is farcical yet it is far from being lowbrow. 152 more words

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