Month: March 2013
Maybe I’m getting ahead of myself since the festival doesn’t kick off until June 13, but it’s good to plan ahead for a busy summer of show-going. Moving into the first full week of the festival, ADF introduces 605 Collective, the first of 11 ADF debuts. The 5-member company based in Canada will perform Audible,… Read More ›
In eager anticipation of the 9 American Dance Festival commissioned world premiers and 11 choreographer/company debuts in the ADF’s announcement, I am compiling a series of tidbits about the companies, their work to date, and their summer 2013 ADF offerings. The season opens with the company whose return I am most excited about. I was… Read More ›
Jay O’Berski and Jeffrey Detwiler have become the Triangle’s princes of pratfall, first for Shakespeare & Originals and now for Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern. In physical comedy, they are this area’s equivalent of Laurel & Hardy and Abbott & Costello (although both are imperially thin). But when it comes to hurling verbal brickbats, they most resemble the insufferably cheeky and impishly irreverent Marx Brothers.
NOTE: This is Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for shows announced for the entire month of April. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail… Read More ›
A metaphor for the ways in which pirates and breast cancer survivors share both their missing “parts” and their strengths, “Pirates of the Chemotherapy” celebrates how both are challenged by life’s adversities and choose to fight, even when the only thing they have left is their will to survive. With six local women in the leads, this simple production launches itself into the hearts of the audience, most of whom can name a relative or friend who has taken on the breast cancer battle.