Category Archives: Theater

Jane the Plain – Review

High school is the bane of nerds everywhere. If a kid gets defined as a nerd early on, that’s the role they’re stuck with until they graduate. The same applies to other roles, the jock, the slut, the homecoming queen. … Continue reading

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Kill Shakespeare Review

When a bunch of comic book nerds get together, the conversation invariably degenerates into arguments over whether Superman is stronger than the Hulk, and if Wolverine could beat Batman. Shakespeare nerds are just as passionate about their characters, but they … Continue reading

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Parables for the One Percent – Review

Certain phrases are red flags for the speaker’s political views.  “Pro-life” “Gay Agenda” and “Evolutionist” indicate a conservative crackpot, while terms like “Undocumented Immigrant” “Marriage Equality” and  “One Percent” are the domain of freedom-hating commies.  The program for Parables for the … Continue reading

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The God Projekt – Review

Artists like to portray God as an old man to show His wisdom and fatherly authority.  The new play The God Projekt by Lone Wolf Tribe depicts God as an old man, but this God is a geezer who is past … Continue reading

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FutureMate – Review

The apocalypse always seems like an adventure where hardy survivors roam the wasteland doing as they please with only a loyal dog and a trusty sidearm as companions.  However, if a real apocalypse were to strike, someone would have to … Continue reading

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Sex With Robots Festival – Review

The idea of sex with robots has been around almost as long as robots have existed in science fiction. The word “Robot” was created in 1920 for the play R.U.R. where it was used to describe artificial humans built for … Continue reading

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Men In White – Review

When Men In White was first produced back in 1933 it was groundbreaking enough to win a Pulitzer for drama and be adapted into a Clark Gable movie. As a melodrama about young doctors in love it influenced generations of … Continue reading

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The Picture of Dorian Gray – Review

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The United Solo Festival is an annual event that produces over a hundred one-person shows each year. These sometimes address nerdy themes, especially gothic horror like Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. Playwright/Director Darya Gauthier returns to the festival … Continue reading

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Alice In Slasherland – Review

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Alice In Slasherland has a character named Alice, and a character name Lewis (As in Lewis Carroll), but that’s all it has in common with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The playwright and his characters are aware of this, even pointing … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Pie Show: Boogedy Boo – Review

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The Pumpkin Pie Show is an annual evening of spooky fun performed in a terrifyingly tiny theater space located in the dark netherrealm of Under Saint Marks, a theater located deep within the unholy bowels of the Lower East Side. … Continue reading

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