Author Archive for Cara Lea Shockley

Hip Shot: Mandarin Orange

Caos on F
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 20 at 9:30 pm
Tuesday, July 22 at 8:00 pm
Thursday, July 24 at 6:00 pm
Saturday, July 26 at 10:00 pm
They say: Join a journey from Orange, Texas to Shanghai, China. This culture clash, one-woman play raises questions of identity, home and globalization. The play is based on Kate’s experiences from her [...]

Hip Shot: Dateline: Macbeth

Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 20 at 4:30 pm
Tuesday, July 22 at 6:45 pm
Thursday, July 24 at 9:45 pm
Saturday, July 26 at 1:30 pm
They say: Something wicked is coming to a tropical paradise. As the Kaanapali Players prepare their production of Macbeth, a tragedy mirroring Shakespeare's bloody script looms in the wings. As funny as it is [...]

Hip Shot: Ten Principles )'(

Fort Fringe — Bedroom
Remaining Performances:
Friday, July 18 at 10:30 pm
Saturday, July 19 at 10:30 pm
Wednesday, July 23 at 6:30 pm
Saturday, July 26 at 5:00 pm
They say: Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey wrote the Ten Principles in 2004. Ten years later, ten burners from the National Capital Region will share their experiences, true stories from Black [...]

Hip Shot: Oh, What Can’t a Woman Do?

Fort Fringe — Bedroom
Remaining Performances:
Wednesday, July 16 at 8:00 pm
Saturday, July 19 at 6:45 pm
Thursday, July 24 at 10:00 pm
Sunday, July 27 at 5:15 pm
They say: Isabella Andreini was a remarkable 16th century Italian commedia dell’arte actress, whose talent on the stage led to the recognition of her literary work. She used her works as [...]

Hip Shot: #albatross

Lang Theatre, Atlas Performing Arts Center
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 13 at 8:30 PM
Saturday, July 19 at 5:00 PM
Tuesday, July 22 at 6:00 PM
Friday, July 25 at 9:30 PM
They say: Audience Award Winner MOVEIUS mixes pointe shoes, improvisation and electric guitar with Twitter and Rime of the Ancient Mariner to reimagine ballet for the twenty-first century. Anglophiles [...]

Hip Shot: The Hello Girls: Unknown Heroines of WWI

Caos on F
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 12 at noon
Tuesday, July 15 at 8:15 p.m.
Wednesday, July 16 at 7:45 p.m.
Sunday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 26 at 8:15 p.m.
They say: Do you know that Army Signal Corps women played a key role in winning the Allied victory in WWI France? Working near the battle lines The [...]

Hip Shot: From the Ground Up

Gala Theatre at Tivoli Square
Remaining Performance:
Sunday, July 28, 2:00 p.m.
They say: "From ancient Egypt to modern day Austria, Bowen Macaulay Dance explores the environmental influence on movement and movement choice in both Afoot in Vienna and in the theatrically-arresting Fire and Air, based on the final act of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra."

Cara's Take: This performance is short.  The two [...]

Hip Shot: They Call Me Q!

Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 20, 1 p.m.
Sunday July 21, 7:45 p.m.
They say: "Indian women, Latina classmates, Caucasian teachers, Black friends, male/female – a voice for the universal struggles for identity and acceptance that are experienced by all nationalities. 'A jazzy gem…ranks with the monodramas of John Leguizamo, Spalding Gray, Camryn Manheim...'"
Cara's Take: Qurrat Kadwani has looked [...]

Hip Shot: Almost Together

Remaining Performances:
Friday, July 19,5:15 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 6:45 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 11:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 5:45 p.m.
They say: "A lifetime of struggle with mental illness in 60 minutes. Witness the sheer elation, despair, utter hopelessness, humor and triumph that all play a part in bipolar disorder. Celebrate the raw and joyous truth through song [...]

Hip Shot: Mirabilia

Fort Fringe—Redrum
Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 18, 10:15 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 6:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 3:00 p.m.
They say: "Two friends, separated in a storm, journey in search of each other and write letters describing their odd, magical and often comic encounters. Through props, movement and variety performance, the cast brings to life these tales of a fantastic [...]