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Review: Where Drunk Men Go: A Poem With Music

0 Comments · Friday, May 29, 2009
This performance poem, written and delivered by regional bard Richard Hague and supported solidly by Michael Henson on guitar is, even by Fringe standards, a bare-bones affair. And that is as it should be. The two men take the small stage at the Coffee Emporium and, for 75 minutes, trade off in verse and song, evoking what it means to be a man devoted deeply to drink.  

Review: A Perfectly Wonderful Evening

0 Comments · Thursday, May 28, 2009
This 80-minute riff on an actual dinner engagement between the cigar-wielding Groucho Marx and the modernist poet T.S. Eliot deserves credit for its promising concept and daunting display of cultural erudition. But it falls short of its intriguing premise.  

Review: It Might Be Okay

4 Comments · Thursday, May 28, 2009
The program establishes that the cast has developed a series of segments exploring the myth of being a young American in the present century. What's offered are stories you would expect from a collective of attractive college-age performers: the deaths of grandparents, the breakup of young-love relationships, acknowledgment of a parent’s wisdom, being made to look foolish in middle school.  

Preview: A Perfectly Wonderful Evening

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Literary legend tells of an evening in June 1964 when Groucho Marx dined at the home of poet T.S. Eliot. The pairing seems unlikely, unless you consider that both men were famous for keeping their fans and followers guessing after the secret word.  

Preview: It Might Be Okay

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 26, 2009
This CCM-based dance theater collective presents stories and physical imagery that reflect what it means to be young and alive in the United States in 2009.  

Preview: Where Drunk Men Go: A Poem With Music

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Taken from Richard Hague's collection Alive in Hard Country, this sequence of poems circles around the many sides of addiction, echoed by deep strains of Bluegrass and Gospel.   

Preview: The Success Show

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 26, 2009
This pseudo-seminar with faux business guru Denny Martin takes the principles of success to new depths as PowerPoint presentations prove pointless and powerless, group exercises go wrong and all the things you learned in kindergarten still can't get you through the first grade.  

Onstage: Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Jersey Productions dreams of a light Christmas

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Jersey Productions will probably sell a boatload of tickets for its production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat due to its large chorus of grade-school children. It's a fairly standar