Author Archive for Lindsey Boyle

Hip Shot: RFK

Studio Theatre – Stage 4
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 21, 8:45 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 8:45 p.m.
They say: "Rediscover the true American Dream during this intimate evening with Bobby Kennedy. A historically accurate solo performance about the final four years of RFK’s life, featuring music and footage from the era. Meet the man destined [...]

Hip Shot: Haute Mess

Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 20, 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 10:00 p.m.
They say: "Notorious punk dragstress Lucrezia Blozia and her bitches star in Haute Mess, a stunningly stupid examination of the fashion industry, written by NYC’s The Other Baldwins, and directed by DC’s purveyor of trash, Ian Allen (Cherry [...]

Hip Shot: Tickets to an Event

The streets of Mt. Vernon Square/Chinatown
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 20, 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, noon
Sunday, July 28, noon
They say: The "Fringiest Show at the Fringe" (City Paper, 2012). Tickets to our street performance events are free. Crosswalk Weddings 7/13-7/14; Life Size Rock Paper Scissors: [...]

Hip Shot: The Goddess Diaries

Mountain – at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 20, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 6:15 p.m.
They say: "Voted One Of The Best by DCMetroTheaterArts when it debuted at Capital Fringe 2012, the Diaries combines monologues, music and dance in a moving exploration of the modern journey."
Lindsey’s Take: The Goddess Diaries returns to Fringe, after [...]

Fringe: A Packing List

Don't be a noob: Let Washington City Paper’s team of Capital Fringe reviewers advise you on what essential items to bring to the experimental-theater scrum.

Suspension of disbelief
Zany. Insane. Silly. Absurd. These adjectives show up a lot in descriptions of Fringe performances. Indeed, some of this season’s shows revolve around wacky plot lines—involving puppets and aliens, [...]

Hip Shot: 43 and a 1/2: The Greatest Deaths of Shakespeare’s Tragedies

Remaining Performances:
Thursday, July 18, 6:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 21, 4:45 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24, 8:00 p.m.
Friday, July 26, 11:59 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 7:30 p.m.
They say: "Murder! Suicide! Pie! Oh my! Five actors present the guts, glory and stabby bits of Shakespeare's 43 (and 1/2) greatest tragic deaths. Here the famous question 'To be or not to be?' [...]

Hip Shot: The Snuff Musical

Remaining Performances:
Tuesday, July 16, 9:45 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 6:15 p.m.
Thursday, July 25, 8:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 4:45 p.m.
They say: "An unhinged theatre composer and his out-of-work director friend set out to turn a notorious snuff film into a Broadway musical, but then the shadowy man who made the film shows up to take over – [...]

Hip Shot: Recovery

Goethe Institut – Gallery
Remaining Performances:
Sunday, July 14, 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 16, 6:45 p.m.
Thursday, July 18, 9:00 p.m.
They say: "A Fringe audience favorite in New York and Minneapolis, Recovery is an uplifting, authentic and powerful drama about the discoveries we make, the humor and courage we find, and the meaningful connections we forge – while facing [...]

Hip Shot: A Year of Giving

Goethe-Institut – Gallery
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 28, 6 p.m.
They say: "How far can $10 take you? Join the inspiring journey of an unemployed DC man who spent a year giving away $10 a day, uniting 365 strangers, sharing their stories and changing lives."
Lindsey's Take: Back in 2009, Reed Sandridge was out of a job. He was tired [...]

Hip Shot: Where in the World? The Untold Story of Camilla Sanfrancisco

Studio Theatre – Milton Theatre
Remaining Performances:
Saturday, July 21, 12 p.m.
Sunday, July 29, 5 p.m.
They say: "A new musical comedy, inspired by Carmen Sandiego, tracks the global pursuit of an agent gone rogue. While on the run, she encounters colorful criminals, outrageous heists...and puns. For Camilla, getting caught is just the beginning."
Lindsey's Take: Carmen Sandiego was [...]