Author Archive for Trey Graham

Oh, Fringe. You Bring Out The Best In Us

Yes, it does say, right there at the bottom, 'I can't believe I had to make this sign.'

Hip Shot: ‘From Sublime to Divine’

Looking for a first-person story that isn't agonized, isn't a monologue, isn't quite what you expected? This tale of two ladies learning to dance in a classical Indian style might be the thing.

A Brief Cop-Out — Er, Note — About ‘The Nina Variations’

The day, she has gotten away from me, and it's too hot to try to catch up. And so, as it appears that I may not be able to produce an actual Hip Shot on The Nina Variations before its final performance looms — and seeing as how one of the two performers in it [...]

Hip Shot: ‘Assembly Required’

Two track-suited doofuses explain what it takes to write and produce a great musical. Things rapidly go wrong, in a highly amusing (and occasionally filthy) way.

Hip Shot: ‘Medea’

If you've ever been frustrated that the grandest excesses of Greek tragedies traditionally happen offstage, then man, does Fringe have a Medea for you.

Hip Shot: ‘The Golden Apple of Eternal Desire’

One act of arch satirical commentary on the thrill of the chase; two acts of improvised comedy about low impulses among high-powered people.

Let’s Get This Party … Wait, It’s Started

Hip Shot: ‘Dorothy Parker’s Last Call’

Dorothy Parker's Last Call
Busboys and Poets, 5th & K Streets NW
Remaining Performances:
Friday, July 9, at noon and 8 p.m.
Saturday, July 10, at 10 p.m.
Sunday, July 11, at 6 p.m.
They Say: Poet, critic, author, activist and member of the infamous Algonquin Round Table, Dorothy Parker delighted in skewering the culture of early Twentieth Century. This original [...]

Pick of the Fringe Awards

We live-tweeted them here: And we'll be back, eventually, with some closing thoughts on CapFringe 2009.
For now, the party's still on, so come on down to the tent:

The Homestretch: Music @ the Tent

D.C. singer-songwriter John Bustine and Rose (yup, just Rose) sing 'The Wreck of the Good Ship Lollipop' — from Bustine's album "Waltzes and Pleas" –while a fan dances. 6:38 pm under the Baldacchino