Author Archive for Lauren R. Alexander

Hip Shot: Stone Tape Party

Atlas Performing Arts Center: Sprenger
Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 17 at 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 20 at 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 26, at 12:30 p.m.
They say: Sex, drugs, jazz: y'know, the classic ghost story. In a house of misanthropes where the party never stops, Dusty has finally decided to leave the past behind. Too bad the [...]

Hip Shot: Balloon Plays

Fort Fringe — The Shop
Remaining Performances:
Tuesday, July 15, 8:15 p.m.
Thursday, July 17, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 19, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 7:45 p.m.
Sunday, July 27, at 12:30 p.m.
They say: Three clowns find themselves in a world of balloons, before an audience of both children and children-at-heart. Each wants to tell their own story within the magical landscape. [...]

Hip Shot: Perfect Liars Club

Main Stage – Goethe Institut

Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 19 at 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 20 at 7:15 p.m.

They say: Four people tell a story. All are captivating but only three are true. Listen. Laugh. Interrogate. Vote. Can you spot the liar? Don't miss this underground DC smash-hit which always sells out. Different [...]

Hip Shot: Fallbeil

Remaining Shows:
July 24 at 10:15 p.m.
July 27 at 7:45 p.m.
They Say: "Teetering between the worlds of national hero Sophie Scholl and modern day Germany, this historical fantasy tells the story of two women faced with mortality – one confronted by Nazi Germany, the other with the conflict in the Middle East."

Lauren's Take: I walked into [...]

Hip Shot: Bully


Remaining Performances:

Friday, July 19, 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 2:45 p.m.
They Say: "Inspired by his sixth-grade journal entries, Lee calls to the ring those who subjected him to unrelenting bullying attacks. It is the fight of his life: finding the will and a way to finally stand up to the bullies."
Lauren's Take: The Worm, The [...]

Hip Shot: OK Stupid’s Secret Math Lab

Fort Fringe – Bedroom
Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 18, 8:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 10:30 p.m.
Friday, July 16, 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 5:30 p.m.
They say: "Charming but insidious computer program Al Gorithm lures skeptical Lucy Lee into a world where the sacred teachings of math promise a perfect romantic match. Will Lucy find true love – or lose [...]

Hip Shot: One Night in New York!

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Remaining Performances:
Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 10:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 5:45 p.m.
They say: "Michael is 23, gay and looking for his first hookup. Aided by a fabulous fairy godmother, he searches New York for a hottie and finds much more. Singing, dancing and maybe even a Grindr [...]

Hip Shot: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs: The Musical

Mount Vernon United Methodist Church—Mountain
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 14, 2:15 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17, 6:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 10 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 9 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 4 p.m.
They Say: "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs is one of the most controversial plays in recent theatre history. It has been produced over 50 times all over [...]